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Penn women's basketball clinches Ivy Madness berth after 72-58 win over Yale

(02/18/23 3:39am)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — As senior guard Kayla Padilla warmed up for Penn women’s basketball’s Friday night clash with Yale, the expectations were clear. The expectation to win the team's third straight game. The expectation to follow up her Ivy League Player of the Week award with another remarkable game. A team to lead, a standard to uphold.

Penn and the NBA: Comparing Penn men's basketball players to NBA stars

(02/12/23 9:46pm)

Every basketball player grows up idolizing the greats. With NBA games filling TV screens across America, the transcendent players that play in the Association serve not only as a dream for the youth of the sport to chase, but as an example for them to model their game after in hopes of becoming the best player they can possibly be. 

The picks are in: Penn men's basketball vs. Harvard

(01/26/23 2:21am)

Penn men's basketball will arrive at the Palestra on Saturday with what may prove to be the turning point of their season ahead of them. The Quakers currently stand at 2-4, and have not won a game in conference play since Jan. 7. Even though they currently stand seventh in the Ivy League table, there is a four-way logjam ahead of them at 3-3. A win would put Penn in striking distance of the all-important top four, while a loss would drop the Quakers to 2-5 in-conference and make the second half of the Ivy season that much more difficult. 

The picks are in: Penn men's basketball at Villanova

(12/07/22 3:41am)

Coming off two Big 5 losses, Penn men's basketball will have a shot at winning not only its first Big 5 game of the season, but its first since January 2020. The catch: Penn will be matching up against a Villanova team that, coming into the season, was ranked No. 16 in the NCAA. So far, though, Villanova's started the season out 3-5 and have already lost to a Big 5 team, Temple.

Dingle's legendary performance not enough as men’s basketball falls in OT to La Salle

(12/04/22 12:00am)

When the La Salle Explorers made their voyage to the Palestra on Saturday afternoon, they discovered an unstoppable force by the name of Jordan Dingle. But in a back-and-forth thriller, Penn’s men’s basketball could not muster enough support for its superstar to send the Explorers home with a defeat.

Top three Penn basketball plays: Thanksgiving week

(11/30/22 3:42am)

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times — it was a tale of two weeks for Penn’s basketball programs, with the men’s team finishing with a spotless 4-0 record and a victory in the Cathedral Classic, and the women’s team losing two tough matchups on its West Coast road trip. But even in a time of darkness, there are always highlights. Let’s take a look at the top three most exciting plays from the last week.