After playing a game with very little offense at Penn State a year ago, the Quakers watched the Nittany Lions put on an offensive clinic, putting up 47 points in the first half alone before beating Penn, 83-71.
After just a few minutes of play, it was clear that the Quakers were indeed “Not Penn State.” But on Saturday, that wasn’t something that made Penn fans proud.
If the Quakers want to beat Penn State at home on Saturday and get a winning streak going, they’ll have to be on guard … in more ways than one.
Penn’s stars will get theres, but if the Quakers hope to succeed this season, they’ll need their bench to contribute too.
Which first-year contributor do we expect to make the biggest impact this season for the Quakers?
While the Quakers surely didn’t win the game because of execution, it wasn’t because of luck either. It was thanks to effort.
Despite letting Monmouth (1-1) hang around, Penn (1-1) was resilient and pulled out the victory, 79-73.
We talk in-depth with the former Penn and current Temple assistant about his memories of Penn basketball and what it was like to follow Fran Dunphy to Temple.
We break down five stats from the Temple tilt that jump off the page.
We identify who’ll be up and who’ll be down after the Quakers and Hawks are done battling Tuesday night.
Penn (0-1) will look to assuage its rebounding woes as the Quakers travel to New Jersey to take on Monmouth (1-0).
We break down who was good, bad and worse for Penn in its season opener against Temple Saturday evening.
Why did Penn basketball even find itself with such a deep hole to come back from in the second half? The answer is Penn’s lack of defensive rebounding against a team it shouldn’t have lost to.
Penn fell to Temple despite taking a lead with less than two minutes left.
With Penn basketball set to face Temple Saturday, we look back at the top 10 greatest Penn-Temple showdowns of all time.
It’s not easy having the kind of year Penn basketball did a season ago, since Penn basketball isn’t supposed to lose. And for Dougherty and Cartwright, there’s one year left to walk proud on campus.
Sophomores Darien Nelson-Henry and Tony Hicks are primed to make an impact this season and beyond.
Here are three of Penn’s must-see contests this year as Penn takes on Iowa, Rider and Harvard in marquee matchups.
Here is a player-by-player preview of the new handful of freshmen for the Red and Blue.
Penn basketball has changed immeasurably for the better by staying the same. Fran is back. Miles is back. Sophomores Tony Hicks and Darien Nelson-Henry are a year older and wiser after coming on strong late in their rookie campaigns last season.