PHILADELPHIA (AP)—Kaleo Kina scored 28 points and Chris Harris had 18 to lead Navy to a 76-65 victory over Penn on Friday night.
Adam Teague added 10 points for Navy (7-1), off to its best start since the 1983-84 season. Brennan Votel had 14 points and Jack Eggleston 13 for the Quakers (1-6).
The Mids went on a 16-3 run at the start of the second half capped by a 3-point shot by Teague that gave Navy its biggest lead at 51-33. Penn closed to within 67-58 on a trey by Votel with 2:43 to play, but Harris hit two free throws and Kina had a runner in the lane to put the game out of reach.
The first half saw five lead changes before Navy moved ahead 33-26 on a 3-pointer by Harris. The Mids held a 35-28 edge at the half, holding Penn to 11-for-28 shooting and forcing eight turnovers.