This is the grittiest team I’ve ever seen. Everything they do is gritty. The way in which the Quakers came up with two of the biggest wins in their career in a span of a week made me sure of it — Penn men’s basketball is the grittiest team in Philadelphia.
If the Quakers keep this up — or even if they don’t blow away Ivy opponents, but at least grind out results well enough to make it through — then fans could be clearing their calendars for mid-March. Hell, maybe even April.
Penn men’s basketball pulled off the upset against No. 17 Villanova at the Palestra on Tuesday night. While the two teams went back and forth to start the contest, the Quakers (9-2) controlled much of the second half, never trailing at any point.
Follow along as Penn men's basketball looks to defeat reigning national champion Villanova in a Tuesday night matchup in the Palestra.
Could this be the year the Quakers break the losing streak? It very well might be — the reigning national champion Wildcats have shown major vulnerabilities early on this season, and Penn is off to its best start in years.
Even though he’s a freshman, this 6-foot-10 forward is impossible to ignore on the basketball court. Now, the Ivy League and the Big 5 are honoring him off of it.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, track and field set all kinds of records in wins over Harvard, while men's and women's basketball earned comfortable victories over non-conference opponents.
The Penn Champions Club is integral in organizing the donations to band and cheerleading, as well as other sports teams on campus.
At its core, the Palestra is a gathering place for members of the Penn community. No matter if the event is basketball, gymnastics, volleyball, or wrestling, the arena does its job of bringing people together.
The Red and Blue completed the sweep over Harvard on the road last Sunday, with both the men and women scoring solid victories on another productive day.
Despite the less-than-ideal start to their relationship, the now-senior guards and captains share more similarities than one might think.
Despite only playing for a total of 42 minutes in games against Miami (Fla.) and La Salle this week, Wang was a force on offense, leading the Quakers in scoring in both contests.
Aided by four players in double figures scoring, Penn took an 83-65 victory to keep its four-game win streak alive entering Tuesday’s showdown against Villanova.
After a slow start that featured a slew of missed layups, the Quakers pulled away to defeat Iona, 66-43, in just the third all-time matchup between the two schools.
Follow along as Penn men's basketball looks to defeat La Salle in its first Big 5 game of the season.
On Saturday, Penn men’s basketball will take on cross-city foe La Salle in its first Big 5 game of the season.
Though it wasn’t necessarily clear from the score that the game’s outcome was apparent, the eye test told another story. The Quakers had taken La Salle’s best shot, weathered the storm, and looked ready to run away with the contest.
With six freshmen on the men’s team and seven on the women’s, many have already had standout performances to start their young careers.
With the loss of several key seniors, the introduction of a new freshmen squad, and the departure of senior Justin Yoo for a shot at the Olympics, both Penn men's fencing and the rest of the Ivy League will look far different from last year.
Yoo will find out whether or not he has made the Olympic team in April 2020, and regardless of the result, he plans to return to Penn and graduate in the fall of that same year.