The Cathedral of College Basketball is a name fitting for one of the oldest college basketball arenas in the country and the place that has hosted the most college basketball games in NCAA history.
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One of the most successful coaches in Penn football history coached only one season in the 20th century, yet is responsible for over 15% of the total wins in Penn football history. George Washington Woodruff was an early football innovator who led Penn to three national championships on his way to a 124-15-2 record and an induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.
Penn football’s chances at a share of the Ivy League title looked promising entering the Quakers’ final home game of the season. The Red and Blue were one of three teams with a chance at an outright Ivy League title.
Penn moved to 6-0 with a 20-13 victory over Yale on Homecoming weekend, its first victory at Franklin Field against the Bulldogs since 2015. The other six Ivy League teams played each other, with Brown hosting Cornell, Harvard hosting Princeton, and Columbia hosting Dartmouth.
The de-facto Ivy League men’s soccer championship took place on Saturday, and it did not disappoint. Penn ended up on top, 3-2, on an 89th minute goal by sophomore defender Leo Burney, in a back and forth matchup with No. 15 Cornell.
Penn began interleague play this weekend, traveling to New Hampshire to take on Dartmouth. Also within the conference, Columbia hosted Princeton while the other four squads had non-conference games, going 2-2 on the day.
After Penn football’s exciting come-from-behind victory over Colgate this Saturday, we decided to take a look at how each of the other teams in the Ivy League fared opening weekend.
Edmund Michael Burke truly was the most interesting man in the world.
Penn alumnus and former MLB player Doug Glanville is known for his impressive oratory and writing skills, both of which were on display during his reading and talk on Monday evening and his moderated interview on Tuesday morning at the Kelly Writers House.
As one of the most respected voices in baseball today, former MLB player and Penn alumnus Doug Glanville provides valuable player perspective on some of the largest issues in the game.
Over a century ago, before the playgrounds of New York and the gyms of LA were hotbeds of youth basketball talent, the best players in the country hailed from South Philadelphia. In particular, the rivalry between South Philadelphia High School and Central High School was where the best talent was found. Children of Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe filled the teams on both sides of the rivalry.
Penn’s best sports team plays in a small building right next to Penn Park. And no, it's not the Palestra.
As the fall season comes to a close — the first since 2019 — we take a look at five interesting statistics from fall sports teams that were exceptionally noteworthy.
Much like last year, 1918 was an unusual year for sports at the University of Pennsylvania. While entire seasons weren’t canceled for all teams, sports at the university were undoubtedly affected. But in 1919, just like in 2021, things were starting to go back to normal for Penn sports.
This Saturday at 12 p.m., Penn football (3-5, 1-4 Ivy) will visit Harvard (6-2, 3-2) in its penultimate game of the season. Four Daily Pennsylvanian Sports reporters make their picks ahead of the game against the Crimson.
The start of November is an eventful time for Penn Athletics. With fall sports wrapping up and winter sports beginning, there is no other time quite so exciting for the Quakers. With that in mind, let's take a look back at important events that occurred this week in Penn sports history:
This Saturday, the Red and Blue will travel an hour north to Fisher Stadium to take on Lafayette (0-3). After a convincing 30-6 win in their opener last Saturday, the Quakers are looking to ride the momentum to a 2-0 start and head into their first league game, against defending co-champion Dartmouth on Oct. 1, undefeated. This Saturday’s matchup is the 40th between these two teams since 1946 and the first since 2019. The teams have split the last 10 matchups, but Penn leads the all-time series 27-13. The Quakers are looking to add on to their two-game series winning streak and spoil family weekend at Fisher Stadium. Meanwhile, the Leopards are searching for their first win of the season. Last weekend, the Quakers, led by a combination of veterans and rookies, were able to easily triumph over Bucknell (0-3). Prince Emili, a sixth-year senior and a leader on the defensive unit, opened the season with a sack and two tackles for a loss.
After Penn football’s convincing 30-6 defeat of Bucknell this Saturday, we take a look at how the rest of the Ancient Eight fared on opening weekend.
Since the NCAA created the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament in 1982, schools from the Ivy League have qualified for the tournament 27 times. The Ancient Eight used to send their conference champion to the tournament, but since the introduction of the Ivy League Tournament in 2017, the winner of the tournament has played in March Madness.
Penn men's basketball forward Michael Moshkovitz is not like other players on the team.