Saturday is when Penn Athletics could see one of its teams bring home the program's first Ivy title of 2015-16. But a couple performances over this past weekend garnered plenty of awards for athletes sporting the Red and Blue.
With just over 12 seconds left in Friday season opener, Penn men’s basketball had a one point lead as Robert Morris called a timeout to draw up one final play.
As everyone in the Palestra held their breath, all the questions surrounding the team came back to mind.
Guard Antonio Woods was going to be relied upon heavily by Penn basketball in his upcoming sophomore campaign.
Coach Steve Donahue is not the only new fixture at the Palestra these days for Penn men’s basketball.
Since the dawn of the official 2015-16 season, the Quakers have welcomed another newcomer into their practices, this one a little more technologically advanced than the new head coach.
It’s no secret: there are some fresh faces at the Palestra.
Tony Hicks was objectively the most talented player on Penn basketball’s roster.
In addition to the branding overhaul of the University, Grace Calhoun is quietly upgrading – no, revolutionizing – what it means to practice for Penn Athletics.
The Boston Celtics announced this week that former Penn men’s basketball coach Jerome Allen will join the team in an assistant coaching role.
Though Penn men’s basketball’s recruiting class of 2019 has been more or less clear for several months now, coach Steve Donahue made it official last week, when he announced the six freshman who will be arriving on campus this fall.
33.2 seconds. Tie game. An NCAA Tournament bid on the line.
In the end, experience trumped all as senior forward Steve Moundou-Missi drained a midrange jumper in the final 10 seconds to help Harvard claim its fourth straight automatic NCAA Tournament bid.
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Person after person, alum after alum, player after player, everyone kept coming up to Jerome Allen.
Many of those connected to the program are upset by Allen's firing, especially given his ties to Penn basketball as a standout in the early 1990s.
With Jerome Allen out as Penn basketball head coach after Tuesday’s game against Princeton, Athletic Director Grace Calhoun is already on the lookout for a new head coach.
Daily Pennsylvanian: What’s your initial reaction to the news that just broke?
Miles Jackson-Cartwright: I’m shocked.
When Penn men’s basketball took the floor of the Palestra on Saturday night, there were multiple elephants in the room.
We spoke with Penn basketball Class of 2019 recruit Jule Brown about the report that Jerome Allen's firing once the season is over.
Penn Athletics informed basketball coach Jerome Allen that he will be fired after five and a half seasons as Penn basketball’s head coach once the season is over, a source confirmed Saturday afternoon.
There’s no place like home.
Penn basketball has been desperately searching for a victory for exactly a month now, losing five straight games on the road with only a brief return to the Palestra in mid-February.
Penn men’s basketball started Friday with the announcement that junior captain and leading scorer Tony Hicks was been suspended for the weekend’s games against Harvard and Dartmouth.
Matters only became worse from there.
The Quakers suffered a 69-46 slaughter at the hands of the four-time defending champion Crimson at Lavietes Pavilion Friday night, as Harvard won its 7th straight contest and Penn coach Jerome Allen recorded his 100th loss at the helm of the program.
Wesley Saunders led the way for the Crimson (18-5, 8-1 Ivy) with a game-high 15 points while shooting 77.8 percent from the field, and Steve Moundou-Missi added 14 points to go along with four offensive rebounds.
Playing without Hicks, who averages 13.0 points per game, the Quakers (7-15, 2-6) committed just three turnovers in the first half and entered the intermission down, 31-24, in large part due to 14 early second-chance points for the Crimson.
The Red and Blue managed to cut the lead down to 31-28 with 17:23 remaining in the second half, but after that point, the tide turned for good.