After a triumphant win over Princeton last Saturday, the Quakers get blown out of their own building by Big 5 rival Saint Joseph’s by a score of 85-68.
The Explorers and Owls traded punches all afternoon, and a string of late free throws from seniors Tyreek Duren and Tyrone Garland was just barely enough to hold off one last Temple charge, as La Salle triumphed, 74-68.
For the first time in the history of the Palestra, College GameDay, ESPN’s weekly college basketball preview show, will be hosted by the 88 year-old arena that remains synonymous with the glory of Big 5 basketball.
Following a stunner against heavily favored Tigers, Penn returns to the court in another marquee matchup, this time against St. Joe’s.
Jerome Allen spoke on the mid-season Ivy League teleconference about the struggles his team has had with turnovers and the balance his team has.
For one day, church services will be conducted again at the Palestra, the Cathedral of Basketball.
We followed the high-fives and lows, the frustration and jubilation of the Red and Blue as they won their first Ivy game of the season.
Coach Jerome Allen loves verbally taking his hat off to opposing teams or players. But now, columnist John Phillips takes his hat off to Penn’s coach.
Penn’s big men sparked the 77-74 win for the Quakers (3-10, 1-0 Ivy), marking the Red and Blue’s second victory in their last nine tries against Princeton (11-3, 0-1).
We’re beginning to realize that Princeton may no longer be the Hobbes to Penn’s Calvin and the Tigers may indeed be for real
Given that the Quakers have really been living up to their name this season, it seems almost unfair to write a trash-talk column about them.
It may be the 229th meeting in the Penn-Princeton rivalry, but for Penn basketball, it is only game number one. Let the Ivy season begin.
The Red and Blue’s problems were on full display against the Explorers, leading Penn to an embarrassing 76-57 defeat.
On a snowy Thursday evening, Penn dropped its sixth straight game, falling to George Mason at the Patriot Center, 80-77, after Tony Hicks couldn’t connect on a game-tying three-pointer.
With Penn basketball in the midst of a five game losing streak, here are three keys to the upcoming game against George Mason as Penn looks to get back on track.
Everyone’s tired of hearing that the effort isn’t there. If the effort doesn’t get there, Allen will have to get going, especially since the Penn basketball which Quakers fans once knew and loved is long gone.
Over the last six years, Penn basketball has taken on a losing mentality and that needs to change in 2014.
The Quakers let another game slip through their fingers, culminating in a game-winning three-pointer by Rider’s Anthony Myles with just 26.1 to go, finishing off Penn, 89-88.
After an embarrassing loss to Marist, Penn basketball plays its final game of 2013 on the road at Rider.
After the Marist game, we spoke with Jok about playing with problems back home in Sudan.