BOSTON (AP) — Quarterback Jaden Craig took a double-reverse cross from Cooper Barkate to attain within the third extra time and provides Harvard a 25-23 win over Pennsylvania on Saturday and a minimum of a share of the Ivy League title with one week left.
The win was No. 200 for coach Tim Murphy and gave him his tenth Ivy title, tying Carm Cozza (Yale) for essentially the most in league historical past. It’s Harvard’s 18th title and first since 2015.
Each groups kicked subject objectives within the first extra time — Harvard (8-1, 5-1) after failing to get a landing regardless of a primary down on the 2. Penn (6-3, 3-3) intercepted Harvard within the second OT however missed the sphere objective, organising obligatory two-point conversions within the third. After Penn failed on its attempt, Craig gave the ball to Scott Woods II who flipped it to Barkate, who in flip discovered Craig alone on the precise aspect of the top zone.
Harvard led 20-10 at halftime. Penn tied it at 20 early within the fourth quarter on Malachi Hosley’s 1-yard run. Harvard used up practically 9 minutes earlier than lacking a 30-yard subject objective. On Penn’s final regulation possession, it had a 59-yard subject objective try blocked.
Barkate had 125 yards receiving with a TD.
Hosley had 109 yards speeding and two TDs.
Harvard will try to declare the title outright at 4-2 Yale subsequent Saturday. Dartmouth, additionally 4-2, performs at Brown to finish the season.
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