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.
Coming off an impressive showing in New York last week, the Quakers are optimistic about their chances this weekend.
Each of these teams overcame sub-par finishes from years past to blow away all expectations the outside world had of them. Here are the most surprising Ivy League regular season championships from the past 10-plus years.
An Atlanta native, Izenson provides a significant amount of international experience to Penn fencing’s sabre squad.
If someone had told me three years ago that Penn men’s basketball would play an ACC team off the court and it wouldn’t even be all that big a surprise, I would have laughed until my sides split.
Behind a blistering first half and a total of 13 threes, Penn men’s basketball held on to beat Miami, 89-75, for an emphatic statement win.
Follow along as Penn men's basketball looks to defeat Miami in a Tuesday night showdown at the Palestra.
After losing to the La Salle Explorers (0-7) the last two seasons, Penn women's basketball (4-2) will look to halt that trend Wednesday night at the Palestra.
After three days of competition, the men placed second with 728 points while the women finished with 288 points in fifth place.