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Basketball

20 hours ago
With Penn’s season opener at Florida State only weeks away, The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke with coach Steve Donahue to see what can be expected from the team this year.
20 hours ago
On Oct. 5th, Penn released a statement announcing Kendall Grasela, former starting point guard for Penn women's basketball, as an assistant coach.  
22 hours ago
After a year-long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ivy League basketball is back this fall, as the Quakers look to make their first trip to March Madness since 2018. Here’s how the Ancient Eight teams stack up heading into the 2021-2022 season. 
09/28/21 8:38pm
For the past 17 years, Rich Kahn has been the voice of the Quakers, announcing play-by-play calls at just about every home game for the Red and Blue.
09/13/21 11:49pm
Shortly after NIL legislation passed, Padilla partnered with Homecourt Edge Basketball, the trainer that she has worked with for the past decade. In collaboration with Padilla, HCE debuted the first piece in the HCExKP merch collection.
08/24/21 8:09pm
After reading this list, expect to be a little more fluent in Quaker jargon — from the program’s storied past to its ever-changing present.  
07/29/21 1:51am
As the Quaker women's basketball team prepares for their first season since COVID-19 hit, they welcome on a whole new crop of recruits to bolster the roster.
07/22/21 1:20am
Despite Penn's lack of on-court presence, the school is well represented amongst the Bucks' front office, which includes two Penn alums and one significant Penn donor.
07/02/21 6:25pm
After a year in which the Quakers saw no playing time, they prepare to board on a group of recruits that include three frontcourt players and two backcourt players.
06/16/21 9:49pm
Kovacikova, who has experience playing for Slovakia at the international level, will suit up as a point guard for the team. She comes in as the second youngest player for Slovakia at just 22 years old.
06/01/21 6:19pm
In 1967, the East Division Finals between the Sixers and Celtics began at the Palestra with the Sixers' typical arena occupied for the night. Decades later, the Sixers would also hold some open practices at the the Palestra.
05/24/21 12:57am
In all likelihood, the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference Memphis Grizzlies will fall short of a ring this year, but the team’s 2020-21 campaign embodies the motto “Progress is perfection.” 
05/23/21 9:24pm
In Taylor Jenkins' second year as head coach of the Grizzlies, he has led the team to an impressive feat, given the roster's apparent youth and lack of experience. 
04/28/21 11:30pm
While it didn't end as abruptly as last year's season, this year's athletics season was marred by cancellations and a lack of play. For many of Penn's graduating seniors, this meant that they had no traditional senior night. In honor of these soon-to-be graduates, here's a look at some of the seniors from winter sports that impacted their respective programs the most.
04/07/21 9:39pm
Almost seven years after his first start for Penn in his freshman year, Jones is now a video coordinator for the Houston Rockets.
04/05/21 9:10pm
In 1954, Penn president Dr. Gaylord Probasco Harnwell – the namesake of Harnwell College House – announced the formation of a new method of intercollegiate basketball competition. Rather than playing in a conference, five Philadelphia-area schools would play a round-robin series of games for a city championship. 
04/05/21 9:09pm
The Quakers have gone as the Ivy League representative to the NCAA Tournament five times in program history, all since 2000.
04/04/21 8:16pm
In 1973, Massimino leveraged his time under Daly to become the head coach at Villanova, where he went on to win a national championship in 1985 after leading the eighth-seeded Wildcats to a number of upsets.
03/31/21 11:20pm
Ten days after a return to in-person classes for fall 2021 was announced, the Quakers moved into Ivy Phase IV and spring sports teams are now being allowed to have in-person competitions against local universities. As shifts towards a post-pandemic college atmosphere occur, we take a look at what the fall will look like on campus.
03/29/21 10:10pm
Arguably the best campaign in Penn history, the Red and Blue finished the 1978-1979 regular season with a 13-1 Ivy record and a 21-5 mark overall, entering the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament as Ivy League and Philadelphia Big 5 champions. And leading the way for this historic Quakers team was junior Tony Price.