Taking on Albany in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament, the Quakers overcame a rollercoaster first half to live for another day. Leading for all but 33 seconds of the contest, Penn jumped out to an 18-3 lead and held on the rest of the way in a 76-61 win, advancing to face St. John’s in the Round of 32.
In a wild game of runs, the No. 3 Red and Blue appeared to be cruising to an easy win early, but some hot shooting from No. 14 Albany has turned an apparent blowout into a ballgame.
It is easy to forget – given Penn men’s basketball recent ascension to Ivy League champs and March Madness bid recipients – that a number of other teams are in the thick of their seasons right now, battling for similar glory. Outside of the basketball programs, seven other Penn squads will be searching for wins this weekend.
On March 16, Penn women’s basketball will host the University of Albany in the first round of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament.
Though Penn men's basketball made history with its first March Madness appearance in 10 years, that was far from the only Penn team to put up some serious numbers over spring break.
Penn women's basketball saw its season extended after the National Invitational Tournament selection committee announced that the Quakers will take on Albany in the first round.
Basketball may have taken the headlines, but the rest of Penn Athletics has been equally busy.
Penn women’s basketball lost to Princeton, 63-34, in the Ivy League Tournament championship on Sunday afternoon. The Quakers missed their chance to make it to the NCAA Tournament for a third straight year and join the men in the Big Dance, falling instead to a rampant Princeton team for the third time this season.
If the real Red and Blue surface tomorrow, then it'll be a classic Penn-Princeton battle: physical, intense, and down to the wire. But if this team shows up, it won't even be close.
No. 2 Penn women’s basketball grinded past No. 3 Harvard in the first round of the Ivy League Tournament, topping the Crimson, 57-52, in a gritty and low-scoring affair. The Quakers will face off against No. 1 Princeton in the final on Sunday for the right to go to the NCAA Tournament.
Nwokedi is the clear social butterfly of Penn women’s basketball. Senior Anna Ross used a different word: socialite. Perhaps most notably, Nwokedi is a master storyteller.
Just days ahead of the biggest weekend of the season for both Penn men’s and women’s basketball, individuals on both teams got some good news.
It took her three years, but Reeham Sedky finally got the championship she wanted.
Penn women’s basketball defeated Brown 67-56 to finish the regular season on a three-game winning streak. The Quakers topped Yale 64-52 the night before.
Sometimes for Quakers fans, it’s also great to watch Penn women’s basketball score on the first possession of the game, lead by as many as seventeen points in the first quarter, and never trail for the entirety of the game.
Coming off of an exciting performance at the Ivy Classic this past weekend at Brown, Penn gymnastics is ready to take on the upcoming weekends of spring break with full force.
While Great Britain in March might not seem like the ideal vacation destination for many, it is for Penn men's golf.
The Quakers didn’t miss a beat in their 19-9 victory over Rutgers on Wednesday night at Franklin Field. What was a close game in the first couple of minutes quickly turned into an absolute rout.
Penn men’s and women’s fencing are looking to parry, counter-attack, and riposte their way to victory at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional championships in Easton, Pa.
11 Quakers — six women and five men — will travel to Washington, D.C. to participate in the College Squash Association Individual Championships.