Basketball

01/16/17 10:43am
Two days, two Ivy League teams, and two commanding victories for Penn’s women’s basketball. If there’s one thing we’ve learned this weekend, it’s that we can trust this team more than we could ever trust any individual player on it.
01/14/17 11:08pm
Penn men's basketball coach Steve Donahue is not one to overreact. But after losing both legs of a weekend doubleheader, things are going from bad to worse for the Quakers (6-8, 0-3 Ivy) in conference play.
01/14/17 11:07pm
Things are back to normal at the Palestra. After losing its first three home games this season, Penn women's basketball finally found its home court advantage with two comfortable wins over Brown and Yale.
01/14/17 11:01am
Penn women’s basketball beat Yale tonight 66-55 in their second conference matchup, making the Quakers 2-0 in the Ivy League. After a pretty back-and-forth first quarter, the Red and Blue took control and stifled the Bulldogs the rest of the way, keeping Penn unbeaten in conference play and therefore atop the league standings. Here’s a breakdown of each individual's performance.
01/13/17 10:54pm
Penn men’s basketball had their moments, but never looked truly capable of taking down Ivy foes Yale in their 68-60 loss on Friday night.
01/13/17 10:47pm
The Red and Blue never led in the game, and it was defense that kept them in the contest early. However, as the game wore on, the lack of offense and second-chance points doomed any hopes of a Penn comeback.
01/13/17 8:56pm
When over half of the shots go in, it’s probably safe to say it’s been a good night. Penn women's basketball cruised to a routine 66-55 win over Yale on Saturday night at the Palestra, recording a season-high 52 percent shot accuracy from the field.
01/11/17 9:38pm
It’s safe to say that Michelle Nwokedi had an enjoyable first week of January. The 6-foot-3 junior forward led the Penn women’s basketball team to two wins, one in California against UC Riverside and the other to open Ivy play at Princeton. As a reward for her efforts in those victories, Nwokedi was named co-Ivy League Player of the Week.
01/11/17 9:11pm
In a heartbreaking loss at Ivy League favorite Princeton on Saturday, Penn men’s basketball proved that it could compete with the league’s finest. The next step for coach Steve Donahue’s squad? Showing it can beat the best.
01/11/17 9:07pm
How do you follow up a fourth quarter, come from behind victory against your biggest rival on their home court in the conference play opener? For Penn women's basketball, the answer is hopefully with two more wins. The Quakers (7-4, 1-0 Ivy), fresh off their 62-57 defeat of Princeton last Saturday, cannot afford to sit back and relax, as they begin to move into the heart of Ivy play this weekend.
01/10/17 7:27pm
While most of us were off relaxing over winter break, Penn sports teams were busy at work. Our editors debate: Which team had the best winter break?
01/10/17 7:20pm
The first Weekend MVP Award of the year goes to Penn women's basketball junior guard Beth Brzozowski.
01/10/17 6:15pm
LOS ANGELES — There comes a point in between semesters where you need a break from winter break. That’s just what Penn women’s basketball got with a five-day working vacation in California this past week.
01/08/17 9:28am
Penn men's basketball opened up its season against Princeton on Saturday, and it didn't take long for it to get back to full intensity. Here are our first-ever stars of the game, as well as other important takeaways.
01/08/17 5:46am
Penn women’s basketball went to Princeton on Saturday to open up their Ivy League season with an absolute thriller.  As for the players, there was a mixed bag of performances. Below here are our first ever player ratings:
01/07/17 6:42pm
You know those times when no matter what you do, even if you do almost everything right, things just don’t quite seem to work out in your favor? Penn men’s basketball had one of those nights when it traveled up to Princeton on Saturday night.
01/07/17 3:16pm
After an extremely back-and-forth game, the Quakers pulled ahead in the fourth quarter and held off a last minute onslaught by the Tigers to win by the score of 62-57.
01/05/17 10:54am
Out with the old and in with the new. The 2016 portion of the Penn men’s basketball season is over, and with it the bulk of the non-conference schedule.
01/04/17 6:24am
Penn women's basketball knows the road to an Ivy League championship goes through Princeton’s Jadwin Gym. After all, it was in that very building that the Quakers won the Ivy title last year and officially punched their ticket to the NCAA tournament.
01/03/17 9:50pm
LOS ANGELES — The team that came to California was not going to defend its Ivy title. It isn’t just that Penn women’s basketball hadn’t been playing well — though that was certainly the case.