After a back-and-forth affair all game at Jadwin Gym, Penn men’s basketball dropped its second straight game in overtime, falling by a score of 68-65. The lead changed hands all game, but ultimately the Tigers finished on top.
In a rematch of last year’s Ivy League Tournament championship where the Tigers won 63-34, the Quakers kept this one much more of a contest and edged out a 66-60 win over their rivals and defending Ivy champions.
The Ivy League slate has finally arrived. Penn and Princeton open the conference's basketball season with a doubleheader at Princeton's Jadwin Gymnasium. The women tip off at 2pm and the men follow at 5.
After two months of basketball, Ivy League play is finally here. As Penn men’s basketball gears up to take on Princeton this coming Saturday, here are three questions surrounding the rivalry matchup.
Penn will travel to New Jersey to play the Tigers on Saturday, and next week the Quakers will return to Philadelphia to host their Ivy League foe on Jan. 12. On the surface, this scheduling doesn’t seem to make much sense; looking deeper doesn’t reveal any solid justification either.
In the middle of winter break, the Quakers traveled over 800 miles to Hoffman Estates, Ill. to compete in the Midlands Championships, one of the premier tournaments in collegiate wrestling.
In a back-and-forth overtime thriller, Penn men’s basketball fell to a previously winless Monmouth team at the Palestra, 76-74.
Penn women’s basketball dominated Stetson from start to finish in a 75-53 win. The Quakers shot over 50 percent from beyond the arc through three quarters before cooling off once the game was already out of reach.
With a new year full of big games, fresh faces, and untold stories on the horizon, it’s time to suggest a few New Year’s resolutions for Penn Athletics.
The Quakers struggled to score throughout the game, ultimately losing to Toledo, 77-45. One of the biggest reasons for the Quakers’ tribulations was an early injury to freshman forward Michael Wang.
Penn rolled and held on to defeat New Mexico on Saturday afternoon in Albuquerque by a score of 75-65.
It’s a frequently used saying across many different sports, but for good reason. Penn women’s basketball's defense helped them to a dominant 55-39 win over Drexel in their first game back after a break for final exams.
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.