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01/15/15 12:21pm
It isn’t every night that Penn basketball gets to play in front of a sold-out crowd, but Saturday’s game against No. 5 Villanova isn’t an ordinary night.
01/13/15 10:38pm

Tydings | Jerome Allen on the hot seat after Penn's loss to Princeton

The clock is ticking on Jerome Allen. Penn basketball is 3-8 this season, a subpar record in its own right.
01/10/15 7:30pm
PRINCETON - Everything was set up for Penn basketball to set the tone for the remainder of Ivy League play, to capture a win over its biggest rival in an arena that had been a house of horrors for over half a decade. But suddenly, the opportunity was gone.
12/31/14 4:47pm
Take a step back into the world of 1990’s rap, if you will, and pause to consider Penn coach Jerome Allen surveying the state of his team with a withering look somewhat akin to the gaze of the Nurse Ratched figure in Eminem’s “The Real Slim Shady” video. “I don’t really know where we’re at,” he said when asked to describe his team’s progress following last night’s 82-67 loss to La Salle.
12/22/14 10:06pm

Penn basketball routed by Vanderbilt, 79-50

Tennessee has certainly not been kind to Penn's basketball teams this season. The Red and Blue's two basketball programs have both traveled to the Volunteer State to take on SEC opponents over the past month.
12/22/14 4:25pm
About a half-hour before one of Penn basketball’s typical Tuesday evening practices, assistant coach Ira Bowman was counting out Greg Louis — literally.
12/15/14 5:16pm

2015 guard Tyler Hamilton commits to Penn basketball

2015 Cheshire Academy (Ct.) shooting guard Tyler Hamilton verally committed to Penn basketball on Monday, becoming the fifth member of the Quakers' Class of 2019, reports Alex Kline of The Recruit Scoop. Hamilton is a 6-foot-4, 180 pound guard from Norcross, Ga.
12/09/14 11:19pm
Live by the three, die by the three. Tuesday night, both Penn basketball and Marist found themselves embodying opposite clauses of that basketball cliché.
12/09/14 12:38am
This season, the two schools will tip off for the 231st and 232nd time in the historic matchup on dates that are inconvenient for the majority of Penn’s student body. But that is this year. It absolutely shouldn’t become a trend, especially if you want students to be engaged with the best of Penn traditions.
12/09/14 12:37am
No matter what Penn basketball accomplishes -- or doesn't accomplish -- this year, every single narrative surrounding the program will tie into the degree of proverbial heat underneath the chair of a certain coach in his fifth full season.
12/09/14 12:24am
It seems that there are four constants in the world today (to borrow a frequently posted tweet from CBS college basketball insider Jon Rothstein): Death.
12/06/14 5:42pm
Spurred on by their most balanced attack of the season, the Quakers (2-5) built an early lead on the road against Binghamton and never looked back in a 79-70 triumph.
12/04/14 12:58am
Following a heartbreaking loss to Wagner on Saturday, the Quakers managed to rebound with strong performances from its pair of star juniors to notch their first victory of the season against Navy, 57-46.
12/03/14 3:16am

Scouting the Midshipmen | Penn basketball vs. Navy

We take an in-depth look at Penn's upcoming matchup with Navy.
12/03/14 1:15am
The Red and Blue (0-5) are slated to travel to Annapolis, Md. to take on Navy, one of the slowest-paced teams in the entire country.
11/29/14 7:09pm
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The past two seasons, Penn basketball has come up short against Wagner when it mattered most, failing to execute with the game on the line and then coming up short in overtime. But this year’s 64-61 loss to the Seahawks hurts so much more. The Quakers came out like gangbusters in this one, shooting 11-for-18 in the first half.
11/29/14 6:50pm
In the final few minutes, the Quakers came undone, unable to come away from the road tilt with their first win of the year as the Seahawks took the victory, 64-61. Penn committed 22 turnovers, including a key turnover in the final minute of the game.
11/29/14 4:57pm
From the opening tip, Penn basketball was in an Empire State of mind. The Quakers came roaring out of the gate, going on a 14-2 run to start the game against Wagner.
11/29/14 3:30pm
Penn basketball has shaken off that Thanksgiving slumber and is taking Staten Island, N.Y. for the day.