In Connecticut on Friday against Yale, Slajchert had 18 points, one rebound, one assist, and one steal in Penn’s 81-72 loss. He played 25 minutes and was 6-8 from the field, including 4-5 from three-point range.
Twenty-three hours later against Brown in Rhode Island, Slajchert put up 16 points in the Red & Blue’s 89-88 victory, including the game-winning bucket with 0.4 seconds left in the game. In 32 minutes, he shot 7-9 from the field and added two rebounds and an assist.
Slajchert, from Thousand Oaks, California, is averaging 10.6 points per game on the season, second-highest on the team. He ranks seventh in the Ivy League in field goal percentage (.475).
The Quakers (12-13 overall, 9-3 in conference) are back on the road this weekend against Dartmouth in New Hampshire. The Red & Blue close out the regular season on Feb. 5 against archival Princeton at the Palestra.
Penn has already qualified for the Ivy League Tournament, which begins March 12 at Harvard.