Well, this is getting pretty familiar.
On a snowy Boston night at a sold-out Lavietes Pavillion, the Quakers were handed another humbling loss by Harvard, a 69-46 defeat that emphasized just how far Penn is from the Ancient Eight’s top tier.
It was the fourth consecutive loss for the Quakers, with each defeat coming by at least 16 points.
Yale men’s basketball came into the Palestra in first place in the Ivy League. And for 40 minutes, the Elis certainly looked the part.
Penn basketball stood little chance against first-place Yale, falling 75-48 in the Friday night affair.
Columbia obliterated Penn basketball, 83-56, at Levien Gymnasium, using 10 first-half three-pointers and a dominant offensive performance to run Penn out of the gym.
That was ugly... I mean really ugly.
There were no redeeming qualities for Penn basketball’s blowout loss at home against Harvard.
It means that with the game on the line and Alex Mitola in possession of the ball, it wasn’t Dartmouth celebrating a win: It was Penn and that’s something to hang your hat on, at least for one day.
With Penn basketball approaching the midway point in its season, fans and opposing coaches alike seem to think they know what Penn is made of.
But the advanced stats tell the whole story.
There will always be those who are staunch defenders of anti-tournament model for the Ancient Eight, but that’s exactly what it is: ancient.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We take an in-depth look at Penn's upcoming matchup with Navy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Penn basketball has shaken off that Thanksgiving slumber and is taking Staten Island, N.Y. for the day.