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11/08/12 8:10pm

Hoops Supplement | Polykoff left alma mater for Penn

Polykoff, entering his first year as the volunteer assistant coach, comes to the Quakers following a highly successful five-year stint as head coach of local Friends’ Central School.
11/08/12 8:04pm
On a team without any seniors, Bowman is in many ways a leader that his players can look up to not just as a source of authority, but also as a role model.
11/08/12 7:59pm
First-year Penn assistant Scott Pera, who comes to Penn after five years as an assistant at Arizona State, has coached some of the biggest names in the business.
11/08/12 7:51pm
With no seniors on the Quakers’ roster and a five-year stretch without an Ivy title, the Class of 2014 is in the spotlight.
11/08/12 12:16am

Professor goes the distance for Quakers

After first following Penn basketball as a graduate student, math professor Nakia Rimmer attends every game he can, including traveling to road contests.
10/26/12 1:54am
For current Penn undergrads, it is unimaginable that hundreds of students would line up hours before basketball tickets go on sale in order to reserve their seats — that type of devotion is reserved for a headlining act.
10/16/12 12:55am

Quakers get first two men's basketball commitments

Penn kicks off its Class of 2017 recruiting with the son of baseball Hall of Famer Dave Winfield and an Atlanta all-metro star.
06/20/12 4:30pm
With just over a week until the NBA Draft, Rosen’s schedule revolves around a flurry of workouts with NBA squads. Last week, the recently graduated point guard traveled to Phoenix and Detroit in the span of five days in order to work out with the teams.
06/13/12 8:41pm

Coaching changes continue for men's basketball, softball

The Quakers are sending one assistant coach, Lisa Sweeney of the softball team, to take a head coaching position at Princeton while taking one former head basketball coach on as an assistant, Jason Polykoff of the Friends’ Central School.
06/06/12 10:21pm

Tony | Take a chance on Zack Rosen

Regardless of the current landscape of the NBA, Zack Rosen’s comfort in the role of floor general has created a crucial niche for him among his fellow rookie point guards.
06/06/12 9:52pm
Last Thanksgiving, 2011 graduate and former basketball standout Jack Eggleston was not taking a break from work to celebrate the day with friends and family in his home state of Indiana. Instead, he was sitting in his apartment in Leverkusen, Germany, waiting for basketball practice to start.
05/31/12 11:45pm
After six years of service as an assistant coach for Penn, the 2004 Brown graduate is returning to Providence, R.I., to take over as the head coach of Brown basketball.
05/30/12 9:28pm
If Zack Rosen accomplishes his dream next month and gets drafted by an NBA team, he will have managed a truly rare feat in professional basketball.
04/12/12 12:28am

Quakers’ first true hoops star

Beck’s roots in the game began much before he would become a Penn basketball legend, correspond with Wilt Chamberlain and coach high-school basketball.
04/04/12 12:51am
Despite a standout Ivy League career, point guard Zack Rosen is facing plenty of doubts about whether he can take his talents to the NBA.
04/04/12 12:50am

Joke Issue: Penn replaced in Big 5 by rival Drexel

After being snubbed from the NCAA Tournament with a 29-7 record, the Dragons have been invited to join the Big 5 and replace Penn as the token member on 33rd Street.
04/04/12 12:49am

Joke Issue: Season still not over for men’s hoops

The Quakers will have another shot at postseason play tomorrow night against College House intramural champions, the Stouffer Mayers, in the first round of the Penn Rec Invitational.
04/04/12 12:44am
The athletic department announced Tuesday that it will finally put an end to The Line, a tradition one Weigthman Hall insider said was “less relevant to Penn students than the DP.”
04/04/12 12:38am

Joke Issue: BREAKING: Sr. F Belcore jumps over piece of paper

Tuesday evening at the ESPN Sports Science laboratory, Rob Belcore performed what seemed impossible four years ago: he jumped over a piece of paper.
04/04/12 12:37am

Joke Issue: Oxygen to broadcast Ivy League games

The Ivy League has finally caved to the pressure and signed a national TV deal for its football and basketball teams.