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Ivy League men's basketball power rankings: Week 7

(03/05/20 5:12am)

With just one weekend of regular season Ivy play left, the Ivy Tournament bracket is more or less solidified. Yale, Harvard, and Princeton have all clinched spots, while Penn, Brown, and Dartmouth are battling for a chance to be the No. 4 seed in the tournament. Yale, Harvard, and Penn have made the tournament in every year of its existence, but the Quakers are in danger of missing it for the first time. Here's how the Ivy League stacks up heading into the last weekend of action before the playoffs. 

Notebook: Six things we learned from Penn men's basketball's weekend trip to New England

(02/24/20 12:15am)

Penn men's basketball traveled to New England looking to climb up the Ivy standings. Instead, the Quakers put up two disappointing showings and are now on the outside looking in. With four conference games remaining, the Red and Blue sit one game behind Brown for the last spot in the Ivy Tournament. Here's what we learned from a surprising and demoralizing weekend sweep. 

Joffe | It all comes back to AJ

(02/16/20 11:47pm)

Since the day Steve Donahue was named head coach of Penn men's basketball, a lot has changed. The Quakers posted their first winning season in six years in 2016-17, and they made their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2008 in Donahue's third season as coach. For a Big 5 squad looking for a return to its form from the early 2000s, Donahue was the solution. 

Ivy League men's basketball power rankings: Week 1

(01/23/20 2:43am)

Coming into the season, Penn men's basketball had high hopes. Pundits picked the Quakers to finish second in the Ivy League, and they finished with two first-place votes in the Ivy League preseason poll. Yet 11 weeks into the regular season, Penn sits at 7-7, with a resume consisting of two conference losses to Princeton and a stinging loss to Saint Joseph's. With conference play heating up, here's how the rest of the Ivy League men's basketball teams stack up. 

With injuries and youth, Penn men's basketball takes "next man up" mentality

(12/10/19 4:54am)

Heading into Penn men's basketball's season opener against Alabama, sophomore forward Michael Wang and highly-touted freshman guard Jonah Charles were ruled out for the contest. Both were expected to play large roles for the Red and Blue in nonconference play. The Quakers already had to cope with the departures of several key seniors from last year.