Ian Hummer had 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead Princeton to a 62-52 victory over Pennsylvania Tuesday night, giving Harvard the Ivy League title and its first NCAA Tournament berth since 1946.

Penn (19-12, 11-3) needed to win the game to tie Harvard (26-4, 12-2) for the regular-season championship and force a one-game playoff for the league's automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament.

Princeton (19-11, 10-4) jumped to a 17-point, first-half lead and withstood a run that got the Quakers within 34-31 with 12:25 to play.

Hummer then hit a 15-footer to ignite a 7-0 run and the Tigers, who beat Harvard in a playoff for the title last season, closed out the game for their 17th straight league win at home.

Western Kentucky 74, North Texas 70: Teeng Akol scored 23 points and Western Kentucky (15-18) rallied past North Texas in the final of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament in Hot Springs, Ark.

Ewing going into Hall

Georgetown great Patrick Ewing and former Kansas star Clyde Lovellette lead a 10-member class that will be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in November.

The class was announced yesterday in Kansas City.

They will be joined by North Carolina's Phil Ford, Wyoming's Kenny Sailors, Grambling's Willis Reed and Winston-Salem State's Earl Monroe. Also inducted will be coach Joe B. Hall of Kentucky, and Dave Robbins, who won more than 700 games at Virginia Union. Businessmen Jim Host and Joe Dean will go in as contributors.

The induction ceremony is Nov. 18 at Midland Theatre in Kansas City.

Wooden award finalists

Ohio State's Jared Sullinger and freshmen Austin Rivers of Duke and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Anthony Davis of Kentucky are among the 15 finalists for the John R. Wooden award given to the nation's top men's basketball player. -- AP


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