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Basketball

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. 
03/29/21 10:10pm
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.
03/28/21 9:16pm
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.
03/28/21 9:14pm
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.
03/24/21 11:41pm
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. 
03/21/21 8:06pm
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.
03/21/21 8:05pm
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.
03/17/21 10:31pm
After it was canceled a year ago due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament will return this year on March 19. Unfortunately for the Ivy League, there will not be any teams from the Ancient Eight participating in this year’s tournament after the league canceled the winter season. However, there will be a handful of graduate transfers from the Ivy League who will still look to make an impact in March Madness. 
03/17/21 7:43pm
Since the 1949-50 season, the Quakers have winning records against six of the seven other Ivy League teams, with the disparities being fairly lopsided. Below is a breakdown of Penn’s all-time matchups with each of the other Ivy League schools, ranked from highest winning percentage for Penn to lowest.
03/17/21 2:41am
Prior to the Ivy League's announcement granting senior student-athletes graduate eligibility, many Penn athletes solidified transfer plans, in hopes of finishing their careers in action rather than on a practice field. The Daily Pennsylvanian checked in with four former Quakers at their new schools.
03/16/21 8:58pm
Building on the momentum from the previous year, coach Fran Dunphy led the victorious Penn Quakers to a 14-0 sweep of the Ivy League and an overall record of 21-8 in the NCAA in the 1999-2000 season. 
03/16/21 12:08am
This year's Quakers won't have an opportunity to rise up through the record books until next season. Today, we take a look back at the top five scorers in Penn women's basketball history.
03/11/21 8:26pm
Ed Stefanski played for Penn men’s basketball from 1973 to 1976 in a mostly supplemental role under legendary coaches Rollie Massimino and Chuck Daly. In 1999, Stefanski fully invested his professional life into basketball, accepting a scouting job with the New Jersey Nets. He has since ascended to the role he holds today, Senior Advisor of Basketball Operations with the Detroit Pistons.
03/07/21 11:42pm
A look at some stellar players of Quaker past, and in honor of the NBA Three-Point Contest, we focus on the best Penn shooters from behind the line.
03/03/21 8:20pm
Built in 1927, the Palestra acquired its name from Greek professor William N. Bates after the ancient Greek term “palæstra,” a rectangular enclosure connected to a gymnasium in which athletes would compete in front of an audience.