15 years after leaving the Red and Blue to take over the head coaching position at Cornell, former Penn basketball assistant Steve Donahue was formally introduced as the Quakers' next coach at a press conference at the Palestra on Tuesday.
Many of those connected to the program are upset by Allen's firing, especially given his ties to Penn basketball as a standout in the early 1990s.
Daily Pennsylvanian: What’s your initial reaction to the news that just broke?
Miles Jackson-Cartwright: I’m shocked.
Numbers don’t lie.
That’s seems to be the philosophy that Penn Athletic Director Grace Calhoun employed on Monday when she informed Jerome Allen that he will not be retained as Penn basketball head coach.
Instead of heading back home to get some much-needed rest and relaxation, DP Sports is going all in to cover the Red and Blue in the opening weekend of Spring Break.
The year was 2011. The Dallas Mavericks had just won their first NBA title. Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” was named the number one song of the year.