Betley had 11 points and 12 rebounds and AJ Brodeur scored nine with 10 boards for Penn (6-4).
The Quakers trailed for most of the first half before a scoring the final 10 points to take a 32-28 lead. Zion Cousins converted a 3-point play to pull Howard within four points early in the second half, but the Bison went scoreless for more than six minutes and Wood's 3-pointer capped a 16-0 run to make it 57-37. Cousins made a layup to trim Howard's deficit to nine points with 3:28 remaining but the Bison would get no closer.
R.J. Cole had 24 points, Charles Williams scored 20 and Cousins finished with 11 points and 11 rebounds for Howard (1-8).
Huskers' Tim Miles apologizes for 'millionaire' comment on job security
Nebraska's Tim Miles, whose job security has been in question, apologized Thursday for saying he'll "still be a millionaire" if he gets fired.
No. 25 Buffalo aiming high as Kent State visits
Buffalo broke some scoring records in its last game. What it hasn't been able to do is break away from Bowling Green in the Mid-American Conference East Division.
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim involved in fatal car accident
Heather Dinich shares the latest on Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim, who was driving a car that hit and killed a pedestrian on a highway Wednesday night in Syracuse.
|North Carolina A&T||9-3||2||14-12|
|North Carolina Central||8-5||3.5||13-14|
|South Carolina State||5-7||6||7-21|