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.
Here's how the Quakers could jump into the top four of the standings, which would qualify them for the Ivy League Tournament.
If the season ended today, the Quakers would miss the Ivy Tournament for the first time in team history. Here's how Penn stacks up against Ivy competition this week.
The Quakers (13-10, 5-5 Ivy) are heading up north this weekend to face Yale and Brown for their final regular season road trip.
After a negotiated resolution process was carried out by the NCAA, both Penn Athletics and the men's basketball program were given several significant penalties.
For all of the 33 varsity teams at Penn, there are only two people in the Penn Athletics marketing office to attract fans to attend sporting events. Meet Denise Fitzpatrick and Emily Jakimowicz.
The state of Ohio gave us Quaker Oats. It also gave us another Quaker: Penn men’s basketball freshman forward Max Martz.
It was an up-and-down weekend across the Penn basketball world. Here are the plays that made our top five countdown.
AJ Brodeur scored just 20 points between two games in New England over the weekend.
Senior forward AJ Brodeur — who averaged 17.9 points per game against the Crimson coming into the night — was held to just 12 points.
Penn men's and women's basketball faces Harvard on Saturday night, with the women at home and the men playing in Cambridge, Mass.
Penn struggled all night on the offensive end, as the Quakers racked up 15 turnovers and 38 missed shots.
The final stretch begins now for Penn men’s basketball, as the Quakers prepare to journey north and take on Harvard and Dartmouth in the longest road trip of the year.
From the first time Antonio Woods stepped onto the court for Penn, he made his presence felt.