_It was supposed to be a winnable game for the Quakers as they traveled to Poughkeepsie, New York to face Marist on Sunday.
After an embarrassing loss to a Marist team that started the season 0-9, Penn basketball is reeling. And looking at the way this season has gone, it wasn’t surprising.
Penn lost handily on the road against a lowly Marist squad, 76-62, extending its losing streak to four straight games and dropping its overall record to 2-7 on the year.
Here is a Three Up, Three Down for the Red and Blue’s bid for their third win on the year.
While the five games over break won’t be easy, the entire winter slate represents an opportunity for the Red and Blue (2-6) to finally turn the corner.
Jim Wolf was one of the stars on Penn men’s basketball’s 1970-71 team that made it all the way to the NCAA tournament regional final with an undefeated record.
When Penn Athletic Director Steve Bilsky steps down effective June 30, he will leave behind in Penn Athletics an institution being pulled in a lot of different directions.
If you want the 250th and 300th meetings of the Penn-Princeton rivalry to mean anything to students, you need to make every game count, and Penn Athletics isn’t doing that
The season is only eight games old, but a frustrating reality about watching Penn basketball’s games has already become clear.
After turning the ball over on the final possession of regulation, Penn’s offense wilted in overtime, losing its third consecutive game in a close game against Wagner
The Quakers come into a Saturday night tilt at the Palestra against Wagner while in the midst of a losing streak after dropping back-to-back games on the road against Lafayette and No. 14 Villanova.
If freshman guard Tony Bagtas can run the team this crisply in a baptism-by-fire situation at Villanova, the offensive reins of this program should stay in his hands.
Villanova was looking for a challenge when it returned to start Big 5 play. It didn’t get one from Penn.
There are natural comparisons in life, and it’s hard not to compare Penn to Drexel, Villanova and Harvard.
Playing on the road, the Quakers (2-4) will take on a 7-0 Villanova squad that made national headlines with wins over then-no. 2 Kansas and then-no. 23 Iowa to capture the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament championship, vaulting the squad from unranked to No. 14 in the Associated Press poll.
Jeff Schiffner played shooting guard for Penn basketball from 2000 to 2004.
Former Sports Editor Alyssa Kress recalls missing a free throw at Cameron Indoor Stadium … in front of the Quakers.
We count down the top 10 games in the rich history of the Penn-Villanova basketball rivalry.
After the Thanksgiving break, Villanova came out sporting a sterling 7-0 record. Penn, on the other hand, came off a blowout victory over Niagara and followed it up with a close loss to Lafayette.
While Harvard won the Great Alaska Shootout, Princeton, Brown and Dartmouth all reeled off victories as well. However, Cornell continued its terrible start by losing four more games.