The team announced early on Monday that it will return to the Palestra for the second year in a row to play its annual Blue x White Scrimmage on Tuesday, Sept. 25.
Two days ago, coach Mike McLaughlin announced the 2018-2019 schedule for the Quakers, which features a bevy of competitive non-conference opponents before the beginning of Ivy League play starting in February.
There are several Ivy League sports teams that have been the definition of the word “dynasty” in recent years. Yet as strong as some of these programs have been, only one can be the best of the best.
Penn women’s basketball recently completed an 11-day trip to Spain and France, with stops in Madrid, Toledo, Valencia, Barcelona, and Paris. Between the sightseeing and traveling were three games, in which the Quakers went 2-1.
This season will mark the second time in the last three years that the defending national champion Villanova Wildcats visit the Palestra.
Penn Athletics' investigation of bribery allegations against Jerome Allen is well underway. But what can be expected for the school's athletic program moving forward?
As the legal situation unfolds, the debate will continue: could Morris Esformes have been recruited by Penn men’s basketball without any intervention from his father? The Daily Pennsylvanian looked to Morris’ past to find out.
In the immediate aftermath of bribery allegations against Jerome Allen, Penn Athletics announced that it is hiring outside legal counsel to handle the investigation.
Esformes allegedly gave Allen more than $74,000 between cash payments and paid trips to Miami, including a flight in his private jet, according to prosecutors.
Following a standout year for the Quakers and his sixth year as an assistant for the storied program, Bowman will be leaving the team. He'll be headed down south, to join the Auburn Tigers as an assistant to storied head coach Bruce Pearl.
The crux of last season's championship squad remains intact, and if these four new faces can provide a lift, Penn could be setup for a repeat performance.
It was already shameful that the conference moved its showcase away from its best and most historic venue. But the choice of Yale’s Lee Amphitheater as the Palestra’s replacement makes the decision a travesty.
After two years at the Palestra, the Ivy League men’s and women’s basketball tournaments are moving to New Haven, Conn.
The Quakers spent a week in total touring Europe, visiting Rome, Milan, and Lake Como in Italy and Lugano, Switzerland. In that time, the team also played three exhibition games against Italian professional and amateur teams, winning two.
This weekend, senior guards Caleb Wood and Darnell Foreman, joined by Ivy League rivals Dartmouth guard Miles Wright and Princeton guard Amir Bell, competed in the Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship.
With good results often comes good veteran talent, though, and both teams will have some strong seniors to say goodbye to this offseason. For both the men and women, seniors played key roles, ranging from Anna Ross to Caleb Wood to Darnell Foreman to Michelle Nwokedi and more. Our editors take to the roundtable to debate, which senior will be missed most?
We won because of the strength of character and will of the individuals on this team, which resulted in an unsurpassed level of selflessness and grit as a team.
But this sense that Penn women’s basketball is always good, always beats down lesser opponents, and always contends for an Ivy championship, actually belies just how special its run of success is – this team has moved the bar.
Penn women’s basketball lost its second round game against St. John’s in the Women's National Invitational Tournament by a score of 53-48, ending the team’s season.
Upon hearing the name “Penn” before last Sunday, many people might have first thought of a certain school in State College, but the Red and Blue’s respectable showing has earned them America’s admiration.