Here’s a look at what the blueprint needs to be for two Penn victories this weekend that would launch the team into March Madness.
In the absence of head coach Steve Donahue, assistant coach Nat Graham stepped up to coach his first ever collegiate game.
Despite his job on basketball’s biggest stage, each year Jenkins takes the time to speak with Penn students at meetings hosted by the Wharton Undergraduate Sports Business Club, which occurred yet again on Friday, Feb. 25 over Zoom.
In a game in which Penn was missing its star player, sophomore guard Jordan Dingle, the team dug deep into its rotation but wasn’t able to pull out a win, losing 84-70 at Dartmouth.
The Quakers look to build off last week's narrow victory against Brown and head to Hanover, N.H., to face the seventh-place Dartmouth Big Green Saturday at 2 p.m.
In a weekend where Penn basketball split its four games, here's a look at the five plays that made the biggest impact and were the most impressive.
Coming off a tough loss to Yale, the Quakers managed to bounce back in a come-from-behind victory over Brown.
In a high-scoring affair, the Quakers fought valiantly but fell by nine points to the Bulldogs on the road.
With just four games remaining until the Ivy Tournament, Penn students should start rallying around this team that looks to have a shot at making March Madness.
The Bulldogs are currently riding an extended win streak of their own, but if recent history is any indication, the Quakers will have a fighting chance to pull off the win.
After suffering a freak injury during last year's canceled season, Clark Slajchert rallied back to become a focal point for the Quakers as they make a run at the Ivy title.
In addition to two players that are currently on the roster, Northfield Mount Hermon has produced several other Quakers, including Red and Blue legend AJ Brodeur.
The Quakers emerged victorious with a score of 82-74 on the back of yet another monstrous Jordan Dingle performance, as he finished with 33 points.
After last playing as a Quaker in March of 2020, AJ Brodeur reflects on playing professionally through various European leagues.
Not even Cornell’s barrage of heckling could stop the Quakers. On Saturday, Penn men’s basketball survived a late surge by Cornell to secure their second win of the weekend, 73-68.
In what was arguably the team’s best defensive performance of the season, the Red and Blue – which came in as a 2.5-point underdog – beat Cornell by a 73-68 margin.
To many who’ve paid casual attention to the Quakers this season, this come-up might serve as a bit of a surprise. It shouldn’t be, though.
Avenging the defeat they suffered to the Lions in the Palestra, Penn came out and dominated Columbia 81-66.
Current statistics show Penn having an 87.4% chance of making the Ivy playoffs, a 14.2% chance of finishing as the top seed, a 24.7% chance at second seed, and a 29.6% shot at third.
Despite early setbacks in his collegiate career, junior guard Jonah Charles has found early success this season, helping lead the Quakers to a breakout season so far.