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).
No. 2 Kansas ready to face Louisiana at home
Kansas did not figure on having a senior on this year's basketball roster.
Childs surpasses 1,000 points; BYU beats Oral Roberts 85-65
Yoeli Childs scored 24 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead BYU to an 85-65 victory over Oral Roberts on Thursday night.
Norvell posterizes Texas A&M defender
Zach Norvell Jr. receives the pass on the break and hammers down a savage dunk over a Texas A&M defender.