Turnovers would continues to be an issue for Penn, as Monmouth refused to go away, closing to within 3 points with less than a minute remaining. With a 74-71 lead, the Quakers would go on to ice the game at the charity stripe, winning by a final score of 79-73.
The Quakers were led in the contest by Jackson-Cartwright, who scored 25 points in the game. The senior guard had a fantastic shooting night, going 7 for 11 from the field, including 5 for 8 from 3-point range and a perfect 6 for 6 from the foul line.
Center Darien Nelson-Henry posted a double-double in the contest, scoring 14 points and grabbing 11 boards. The sophomore center was a big presence in the paint for the Quakers and will be key to Penn's success this season.
Tony Hicks added 13 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals in the contest, as the sophomore rounded out strong play from the Penn guards on the evening.
Penn will next welcome the Penn State Nittany Lions to the Palestra on Saturday November 16.
By: Kyle Babcock
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