PHILADELPHIA -- Jarrod Simmons scored 12 points to lead five Pennsylvania players in double figures and the Quakers made 14 3-pointers in their 105-52 rout of Delaware State on Wednesday night.
It's the first time Penn has topped 100 points since the 2005-06 season.
Ten different Penn players hit at least one 3-pointer and all 15 who suited up scored at least 3 points. Penn outscored Delaware State 40-22 in the paint and 22-2 on fast breaks and got 22 points off of 14 Hornets turnovers.
Ryan Betley's 3 put Penn up for good, 3-2, and sparked a 23-4 run en route to a 55-24 halftime lead after shooting 65.5 percent from the field. Ray Jerome's 3 with 3:01 left gave Penn its largest lead at 56 points.
Jonathan Walker scored 10 points for Delaware State (2-13), which has lost nine straight.
Watts is one of the most dynamic scoring guards in the country and looks to develop his game under coach Tom Izzo's tutelage.
Rocket Watts, the No. 27 overall prospect in the 2019 class, has committed to Michigan State.
UNC Wilmington will open its preseason basketball practices at North Carolina due to lingering effects of Hurricane Florence.
|North Carolina A&T||11-5||1||20-15|
|North Carolina Central||9-7||3||19-16|
|South Carolina St||6-10||6||10-22|