Men's Basketball

06/25/17 4:49am
On Monday morning, Penn Athletics revealed that Jason Calhoun, who served as the La Salle women’s golf head coach in 2016-17, is taking over the Penn men’s job, effective immediately.
06/21/17 8:13pm
For many, summer is a great time to relax and recover from nine months of late-night cramming and early-morning rising. But for Penn student-athletes, summer isn't much of a rest. It might be the offseason, but few athletes can afford to take the summer off. On top of all of the training, throw in a full work day in the office and suddenly, a warm summer's day doesn't seem so pleasant anymore. For DP Sports' three varsity student athletes, however, it is nothing they aren't used to. Check out how they are balancing it all below.
06/21/17 4:53pm
Now, a new set of freshmen are up to bat. While the class only has five players, it is replacing an even smaller group of seniors that boasted only one major contributor in Matt Howard.
06/15/17 1:39pm
Karl Racine, the current Washington, D.C. Attorney General and a 1980s Penn men’s basketball standout, is leading a lawsuit against U.S. President Donald Trump.
06/14/17 10:54am
Pitchers Billy Lescher and Jake Cousins were taken by the Detroit Tigers and Washington Nationals in the 17th and 20th rounds, respectively, and fellow pitcher Adam Bleday went in the 27th round to the Houston Astros. Closer Jake Nelson rounded the group out, going in the 33rd round to the Tigers.
06/13/17 12:08am
Major League Baseball’s amateur draft kicked off Monday night. With more thanforty rounds taking place through Wednesday, over 1,200 aspiring big leaguers will be matched with the organization with which they will begin their professional careers. A handful of recent Penn grads hope their name will be among those selected.
06/12/17 11:33am
Sean Clarke was the lone Quaker representative to embark on the trip to Eugene, Oregon for the biggest collegiate track meet of the year. While Clarke had grown accustomed to having the support of his teammates, being the only Penn athlete forced Clarke to adjust his game.
06/07/17 8:00pm
Over Thanksgiving break next season, the Quakers will be heading down to the Bahamas to participate in the Junkanoo Jam, the team announced earlier today. The annual event consists of two separate four-team bracket, with two guaranteed games for each team.
06/06/17 2:07pm
Many athletes wearing the Red and Blue will trade in their uniforms for suits and ties during the summer for a 10-week crash course of knowledge and experience in various industries such as finance, engineering, medicine and technology. But just because an athlete may have an internship doesn’t mean their normal commitments as a college athlete are ending.
06/05/17 8:31am
Jet lag was not a factor for Penn men’s Rowing as both the lightweight and hreavyweight teams travelled to Sacramento this weekend for the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) National Championship Regatta. Both teams turned in solid performances that they are hoping will build some momentum going into next season.
06/04/17 8:14am
Penn football, women’s soccer, and field hockey all recently released their fall 2017 schedules. The Quakers are looking forward to a competitive and successful season across the athletics department. 
06/02/17 11:21am
Jack McCloskey, the former Penn basketball player and coach who went on to have a long and successful career in the NBA, died Thursday in Savannah, Georgia at the age of 91.
05/30/17 8:05pm
After one year at Penn, quarterback Michael Collins has announced his transfer to FBS Texas Christian University. As the heir apparent to Torgersen, Collins was expected to take the reins behind center in the program’s quest for a third straight Ivy Championship. Instead, he heads to Fort Worth to join an already crowded quarterback room.
05/28/17 9:42pm
After a record number of Penn athletes qualified for the NCAA East Regional Preliminaries in Lexington, Kentucky this year, hopes were high that Pen track and field would be able to continue their season’s success into the upcoming NCAA Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
05/25/17 12:17am
On Thursday, Penn track and field heads to Lexington, KY to compete in their season-ending NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The Red and Blue enter the NCAA East Preliminary Round in almost too-fitting fashion, sending a record 25 team members across both teams.
05/24/17 1:42am
After graduating from Penn and coaching the wrestling team from 1986-2005, Penn Athletic Director Grace Calhoun announced Wednesday that Reina would be returning to his position as head coach. The news comes two weeks after Calhoun announced that former head coach Alex Tirapelle had resigned.
05/22/17 10:08am
But now, Allen is facing a whole new kind of challenge. As an assistant coach for the Boston Celtics, Allen now has to help his team slow down the NBA defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers.
05/21/17 4:38pm
While the whole team battled to earn a spot in the Ivy League Championship Series, the Quakers leaned heavily on their seniors to guide the way.
05/20/17 8:12am
While finals were ending and seniors were preparing for their last goodbyes at graduation, the Penn football team began a new era by announcing the incoming class of 2021.
05/16/17 4:34pm
Ouch. Penn baseball fell to Yale in the Ivy League Championship Series in two games on Tuesday, 5-0 and 11-7. The Quakers (23-22) were dominated all day long by the Elis (30-16) in every facet of the game.
05/15/17 7:04am
While most Penn athletes were enjoying their first days of summer without games or classes, Penn’s rowing and track and field athletes were still hard at work over the weekend.
05/14/17 9:18pm
22 years ago, before most of the players on today's team were even born, Penn baseball won the Ivy League Championship. Since then, it has only returned to the championship series once, 10 years ago in 2007. Now, they’re back and only Yale stands in the way.
05/11/17 2:16pm
The Ivy League Basketball tournament will return to the Palestra in 2018 for its second year.
05/10/17 10:22am
Penn wrestling coach Alex Tirapelle has tendered his resignation, Penn Athletics announced Wednesday morning. No motivation was given for the sudden resignation, and an immediate successor was no announced.
05/08/17 8:20pm
There’s no stopping it. Your final game might end in heartbreak. It might end with injury. It might even be for an Ivy title.
05/07/17 8:41pm
Nobody remembers the team in second. Penn baseball knows this better than anyone: the past three years have been spent in the dreaded No. 2 spot. But now, at long last, the Quakers have finally gotten over the hump.
05/07/17 8:34pm
With a division-clinching win over Columbia, Penn baseball took home one of the most monumental wins in program history. And, quite simply, the response we saw today is evidence that coach John Yurkow’s Quakers have finally taken that elusive next step.
05/07/17 8:17pm
The Ivy League's track and field season came to a close on Sunday, and the women of Penn finished with their best performance in 11 years.
05/05/17 9:52pm
Heartbreak for Penn men’s lacrosse. Despite playing one of their best all-around games of the season, the Quakers (7-6, 3-3 Ivy) fell at the hands of the top-seeded Yale Bulldogs in the Ivy League Tournament semifinals, 13-12, after a tournament-record four overtimes.
04/30/17 7:33pm
Another year of Penn Relays is now history. And while Penn track and field may not have repeated the same success of 2016, which saw the team win its first Relay since 1974, the Quakers still made a number of finals appearances, and broke some records, too.
04/29/17 8:29pm
So it all comes down to this. Needing one win in two home games against second-place Columbia to clinch its first Ivy League Lou Gehrig Division title since 2007, Penn baseball failed to close out on Saturday afternoon, taking a pair of losses by scores of 14-4 and 7-5 to fall into a tie with the Lions.
04/29/17 8:04pm
Many expected Torgersen to be drafted, at least in the last round on Saturday, but the senior quarterback had to watch on as all 253 picks were revealed without his name in them. He was ranked by ESPN as the 10th best quarterback prospect — 10 quarterbacks were drafted, including those ranked one through nine, and number 11. 
04/26/17 9:06pm
Penn track and field's sprinters have a busy weekend in front of them. As one of premier units on the team, both the men's and women's sprinters will be facing some of the best schools in the country this weekend at the Penn Relays. But that won't faze them, as they've shown throughout the year that they belong with the best.
04/26/17 8:44pm
The Penn Relays are upon us. And while the oldest and largest track and field meet in the nation is a sight to see, it can be tough to catch every event over the three-day bonanza. With that in mind, here are five events you should put on your calendar to get the best, most efficient Relays experience.
04/26/17 7:56pm
That touchdown pass was more than a key play in a regular season game. It was the moment Penn football was put back on the map. It was the moment Alek Torgersen burst onto the scene. And most of all, it was the first glimpse at a potential NFL quarterback.
04/26/17 5:12pm
With some of the world’s best athletes descending on Franklin Field for the Penn Relays, thousands will be in attendance to seem them compete. Although they might not be the main attraction, Penn track and field’s distance runners are hoping their performances will catch fans’ attention too.
04/26/17 4:59pm
Simply put, the Penn Relays is not only a bucket list experience, but it’s one that should keep you coming back, too. The roaring — and conspicuously Jamaican — crowds, the star power, the fanfare, the atmosphere and so much more provide everyone in attendance something to enjoy.
04/25/17 12:53am
As the 2016-17 school year nears its close, there have been some incredible Penn Athletics feats to reflect upon. But with so many Penn teams having such thorough success this year, there’s one natural question to ask — which one was best? DP Sports set out to find out.
04/25/17 12:00am
From the implementation of a 30 second shot clock to prevent teams from holding the ball in 2012, to the ever-evolving faceoff rules designed to get the ball out and moving, to the elimination of the multiple clearing timer requirements in favor of a single 30 second count, collegiate lacrosse has always embraced its dynamism, never afraid to change itself in the hopes of improving the quality of the game. However, while the NCAA proved adept at fixing these subtleties of gameplay, a more ominous problem emerged, one that had been ignored by the NCAA for too long.
04/25/17 12:00am
I didn’t love football immediately. I played tackle football for the first time in eighth grade on a team of 16 players and decided I wanted to play quarterback the day before my first practice. My coaches let me because I could remember all the plays, and I didn’t mind touching the center’s butt before every play — quite a consideration for 13 year olds.
04/24/17 12:04am
Sophomore Zareh Kaloustian was cut from Penn men's golf at the start of the 2016 season. In his time away from competition, he found his confidence on the course again.
04/23/17 9:33pm
Spring Fling has a very different meaning for freshman Isis Trotman. For most Penn students, Fling weekend is a chance to forget about school, go to concerts and party.
04/23/17 9:17pm
Just keep winning. If last weekend’s four-game sweep of Princeton wasn’t the biggest weekend of the season for Penn baseball, then maybe this weekend was.
04/23/17 9:17pm
The Quakers began what was arguably their toughest road weekend of the season against No. 44 Dartmouth. After dropping the doubles point to the Big Green, Penn began an epic series of singles contest. After two routine, straight-set losses, The Quakers were down 3-0 on the brink of defeat. Still, the Red and Blue would not quit.
04/23/17 5:58pm
One team needed to win to keep its season alive. The other had the chance to move into first place in the Ivy League with a victory. And both took care of business.
04/23/17 4:33pm
While the majority of Penn students were busting out new fling tanks and party hopping, Penn rowing had a busy weekend in a different way — but with mixed results.
04/19/17 5:45pm
With just three matches left in the season, Penn men's tennis is in the home stretch. Currently three matches behind first place, the Quakers’ (14-9, 1-3 Ivy) do not have a chance of winning the Ivy League, but their two opponents this weekend – Dartmouth and Harvard – are still in contention.
04/19/17 5:24pm
As finals week approaches for students around campus and the stress in the air seems to outnumber the pollen count, tensions are rising in the sports world as well. Spring regular seasons are coming to a close, and only several meets stand in the way of Penn track and field's pursuit of regional and national success.
04/19/17 5:05pm
While most of the campus will be out celebrating Spring Fling on Saturday, Penn men’s lacrosse will be faced with a must-win game for the second week in a row if it wants to keep its Ivy League and NCAA Tournament hopes alive.
04/19/17 4:55pm
It's title time. This Friday, Penn’s men's and women's golf will take to the course for the Ivy League Championship.