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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Almost seven years after his first start for Penn in his freshman year, Jones is now a video coordinator for the Houston Rockets.
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.
The Quakers have gone as the Ivy League representative to the NCAA Tournament five times in program history, all since 2000.
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.
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.
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.
On March 20, 1897, the Quakers faced off against Yale in their first-ever basketball game, which also served as one of the first intercollegiate five-on-five basketball games ever. Penn lacked a coach or captains for that game, and dropped the contest in the Bulldogs' home court by a score of 10-32.
Graduating magna cum laude in 1991, David Blitzer is the Head of Tactical Opportunities and Senior Managing Director of the Blackstone Group, the largest private equity firm in the world.
Parker was disheartened by the cancellation of the Ivy League season this year, but the silver lining is that she will be able to continue her basketball career at the University of Virginia.
The transition to sales after professional basketball is only natural, according to former Penn men’s basketball player Andreas Schreiber, that is. Graduating from Penn in 2011 with a degree in environmental science, business was a completely foreign idea to him.
We asked Graham 15 questions about his basketball experiences, his coaching time in the Ivy League, his love for the British version of "The Office", and more.
Penn did not compete in the 2020-2021 season due to COVID-19. But with March Madness in full swing this week, we explore some of Penn’s best runs in the NCAA Tournament.