The teams knew that there was a possibility that the men's and women's tournaments would be played without spectators. Canceling the tournament altogether, though? No one saw it coming.
While the coronavirus is legitimately concerning, the logical jump from wanting to limit the size of large crowds to an outright cancellation of the tournament is not obvious when there were other options on the table.
The decision occurred after Harvard, the host of the tournament, announced it was moving classes online following its spring break.
Penn men’s basketball finished its regular season with a dominating 85-65 victory over Columbia. Here are eight of the biggest points from the game.
With 9:46 left in the game and the Quakers already leading the Lions by 20, Brodeur scored on a layup to give him his 18th point in the game and the 1,829th of his career.
On Friday, Penn men’s basketball was able to repeat its result against Cornell from earlier in the season, winning by a score of 78-64. Here are three of the biggest takeaways.
After a 78-64 win for Penn men's basketball over Cornell on Friday night, the Quakers' Ivy Tournament fate will not be determined until Saturday.
The women tip off against the Big Red at 6 p.m. on Friday while the men get going at 7 p.m. Keep it here for live updates from tonight's action.
With just one weekend of regular season Ivy play left, the Ivy Tournament bracket is more or less solidified.
In their last Ivy Weekend of the season, the Quakers will play Cornell and Columbia at home, hoping to pull off two wins with Ivy Madness on the horizon.
Looking back at four key games — one from each year — reveals how this crop of seniors developed into the stars they are today.
Senior AJ Brodeur and freshman Max Martz are proving to be vital at the end of Penn men’s basketball’s turbulent season.
Penn men's and women's basketball created plenty of buzz this weekend with a number of exciting plays.
March Madness is quickly approaching, and the members of the Ancient Eight must first survive Ivy Madness if they want to make it to the Big Dance.
That’s my biggest takeaway: Penn rescued hope from the jaws of defeat with their normal basketball. But the fact that hope needed rescuing is more noteworthy than the successful rescue itself.
The Quakers defeated Brown on Saturday by a score of 73-68 in a game that was closely contested from start to finish.
Penn men's and women's basketball take on Brown on Saturday in the second game of the Ivy Weekend.
Some stats from that last minute and thirty-nine seconds: Zero points scored. Thirteen points allowed. Seven turnovers. Two reviews at the monitor. One astounding loss.
At a raucous John J. Lee Amphitheater, the Quakers lost to the Bulldogs, 76-73, after a wild 13-0 Yale run in the last two minutes.
The women will take a big step towards Ivy Madness with a win over the Bulldogs, while the men will look for another upset over the League-leading Elis.