Beginning with the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, a showcase for elite college seniors running from April 11-14, Rosen will look to impress professional scouts in the hopes of hearing his name called during the NBA draft on June 28.
The commotion that existed this year in the historical gym on 33rd Street was a mirror image of what I saw when I came to see Penn battle Villanova as a junior in high school, and what caused me to fall in love with my future second home.
Rosen is a unique player. Listed at 6-foot-1, 170 pounds, it’s easy to knock his athleticism. But somehow, that doesn’t matter. For Rosen, it’s all about his mentality.
Without seniors Mike Howlett and Tyler Bernardini, who have sat out injured the last two games, Penn’s underclassmen were forced into the spotlight.
Butler defeated the Quakers in the quarterfinals of the College Basketball Invitational at the Palestra Monday, 63-53.
Allen, who was enlisted by CBS as a tournament analyst, will be working double duty until his Quakers finish their run in the College Basketball Invitational.
On Monday night, the Quakers will take on Butler in the quarterfinals of the College Basketball Invitational.
In its first tourney appearance since 1946, Harvard fell, 79-70, to SEC tournament champion Vanderbilt in Albuquerque, N.M.
The faculty and staff are just as much a vital part of this community as the students are, but are rarely seen at Penn basketball games. They should come be a part of a part of the Penn community Monday night at the Palestra.
Harvard entered the NCAA tournament as a media darling. But the Crimson’s loss to Vanderbilt on the first day of March Madness was especially sweet for Penn fans.
The atmosphere at the Palestra and the circumstances surrounding Penn’s 74-63 victory over Quinnipiac Wednesday night in the College Basketball Invitational were just bizarre.
Playing in its first postseason appearance since 2006-7, Penn continued what they have done much of the season and found a way to fight another day.
Three members from last year’s graduating class have been playing professional basketball around the globe, from Germany to Spain to Mexico.
It may not be the NCAA Tournament, and it may not be the NIT, but the Quakers begin their postseason Wednesday in the College Basketball Invitational against Quinnipiac at the Palestra.
For Jerome Allen, the word that sums up the Penn men’s basketball season is “disappointing.” But in my time at Penn, I have never seen so much excitement generated by a Penn sports program as the men’s basketball team did this year.
Harrell is a 6-foot-5 shooting guard out of Loyola High School in Los Angeles and a former teammate of Penn’s sophomore guard Miles Cartwright
After missing out on a bid to the National Invitational Tournament, the Quakers will host a game in the College Basketball Invitational, Wednesday against Quinnipiac at the Palestra.
The crisp backdoor cuts, the sneaky off-ball screens and the swarming arms in the paint, first-year coach Mitch Henderson had Princeton playing like a team fighting for its life.
There will be no Ivy playoff, no cutting down the nets, no ‘Selection Sunday’ anticipation and no NCAA Tournament hopes.
Behind a vintage performance from Zack Rosen, Penn defeats Yale, 68-47, to set up a chance to clinch a share of the Ivy title Tuesday at Princeton.
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