Penn men's and women's basketball will look to pick up Ivy wins over Cornell on Saturday, as the women tip off at 4:30 while the men take the court at 7:00.
It doesn’t make much sense that a group that beat Villanova, Temple, and Miami (Fla.) this season has a 3-6 Ivy League record. But that’s what can happen when a team struggles to close games out in the final minutes.
The Quakers’ disappointing conference play continued in a 79-77 loss to Columbia at the Palestra.
Entering Friday’s contest versus Columbia, the Quakers ranked fourth in the NCAA in opponents field-goal percentage (33.0) and fifth in points allowed per game (51.9).
Penn women’s basketball used a run of hot second half shooting to rebound from a disappointing first Ivy loss to Harvard with a dominant 79-56 win over Columbia on Friday.
Last Saturday, both the men and women of Penn basketball suffered losses to Harvard, the first conference loss for the women all season, and a disappointing defeat for the men that dropped them to 3-5 among the Ancient Eight.
On Thursday, Penn Athletics announced that the remaining four home men’s basketball games will be broadcast live in Mandarin.
With three weekends left to play, there seem to be three camps with different visions for how the remainder of the season will play out. Let’s take a look at some of the more likely possibilities.
Whether it’s electronic dance music – EDM, for short – to get the blood flowing or a slow song to mourn a tough loss, music serves a multitude of purposes for athletes at Penn.
The energy the Penn band brings has become a staple in creating the atmosphere that makes the Palestra so special.
Coming off its first conference loss of the season against Harvard in double overtime, Penn women's basketball will look to get back on track when it hosts Columbia on Friday and Cornell on Saturday.
The freshman guard has been named Ivy League Rookie of the Week four times this season, all coming in the past six weeks.
On Friday and Saturday, the Quakers will host Columbia and Cornell, respectively, at the Palestra. The Red and Blue are currently in fifth place in the Ivy League, tied with Brown.
Let's travel back in time to recognize these members of our community who impacted not only Penn, but also the global community.
Penn men's basketball isn't a lost cause yet, but the Quakers need to turn the ship around and quick.
A day after easily dispatching Dartmouth on the road, Penn women’s basketball saw its seven-game winning streak came to an end on Saturday, with a double-overtime loss at Harvard.
On the second night of the road back-to-back, the Red and Blue fell to the Crimson in double overtime, 80-72, ending their undefeated run in the Ivy League.
One day after narrowly topping Dartmouth 82-79 in overtime, Penn lost to Harvard in another overtime game by a 75-68 score.
Penn men's basketball is looking for its first Ivy weekend sweep of the season, and the women are looking to stay undefeated.
Friday's 82-79 overtime win against Dartmouth wasn't an easy one for the Quakers, but wins don't need to be pretty as long as they get the job done.