Going up against the worst team in the Ivy League, Penn held on thanks to Dau Jok's 21 points, defeating Cornell, 69-65.
There are a lot of bad teams in college basketball, but Penn is not just bad. The Quakers are an undisciplined, insubordinate squad.
Allen Iverson and Jerome Allen shared an NBA court once. Both had similar dreams, but only one is still being lived.
With offers from Stanford and Virginia Tech on the table, Howard ultimately chose to play for Penn, providing coach Jerome Allen with a player boasting an incredible basketball IQ.
This is the time of year when you suspend all the cynicism. Penn basketball takes on Yale on Friday, a matchup of young squads trying to keep the illusion of relevance up for yet another week. Each team wants a chance at turning a fling into something real.
Penn beats Columbia for an Ivy sweep, Harvard loses to Yale and all of a sudden, the Quakers have a pulse in the Ivy League. Here’s the Good, the Bad and the Ugly from the Quakers’ win over the Lions.
Either Allen finally unlocks the code to this team that he’s put together, or it won’t be his team for much longer.
With league play kicking into full gear this weekend, I’ll take my chance at predicting how the 14-game tournament that is the Ivy season will pan out for the Quakers with these four predictions
Jerome Allen spoke on the mid-season Ivy League teleconference about the struggles his team has had with turnovers and the balance his team has.
For one day, church services will be conducted again at the Palestra, the Cathedral of Basketball.
Coach Jerome Allen loves verbally taking his hat off to opposing teams or players. But now, columnist John Phillips takes his hat off to Penn’s coach.
I’ve seen more Penn sports than I’d like to admit in the last year (including, miraculously, covering five of Penn basketball’s nine victories since January), so I’d like to think that my look into the next semester’s worth of Penn sports will yield some strong predictions.
There are natural comparisons in life, and it’s hard not to compare Penn to Drexel, Villanova and Harvard.
Sophomore Tony Hicks went for 33 points on 12-for-20 shooting, allowing the Quakers to cruise to victory. Penn defeated Niagara, 85-66.
On a night when sophomore goalie Max Polkinhorne electrified the large crowd at Rhodes Field, it was Providence’s keeper, Keasel Broome, who ended the night dancing before Penn’s student section.
It’s unclear when Penn men’s soccer took the leap. But regardless of when, where or how, the Red and Blue figured it out this season.
In his freshman year, Tyler Kinn received tough news, but has since rebounded to start in goal for Penn soccer.
While the Quakers surely didn’t win the game because of execution, it wasn’t because of luck either. It was thanks to effort.
With women’s and men’s soccer, field hockey and football trying to hang onto their postseason hopes and men’s hoops tipping off for the first time all season, our staff followed every high and low point of Homecoming weekend, minute-by-minute.
Penn fell to Temple despite taking a lead with less than two minutes left.