Not only were Penn’s classes pushed online, students required to leave campus, and in-person graduation canceled, but our frisbee season was cut short — an abrupt and far-too-early end to the seniors’ tenure as college ultimate players.
While the coronavirus is legitimately concerning, the logical jump from wanting to limit the size of large crowds to an outright cancellation of the tournament is not obvious when there were other options on the table.
The team's win over Brown officially clinched the Quakers’ trip to Ivy League Tournament, most likely as the second or third seed depending on the results of next week's games.
That’s my biggest takeaway: Penn rescued hope from the jaws of defeat with their normal basketball. But the fact that hope needed rescuing is more noteworthy than the successful rescue itself.
Some stats from that last minute and thirty-nine seconds: Zero points scored. Thirteen points allowed. Seven turnovers. Two reviews at the monitor. One astounding loss.
After Tuesday night's 80-44 drubbing of Penn, the No. 23 Tigers have won 18 straight games, are a perfect 10-0 in Ivy League play, and stand at 22-1 on the season.
AJ Brodeur scored just 20 points between two games in New England over the weekend.
I was there the day The Line died. To be more accurate, I was The Line the day The Line died.
Senior forward AJ Brodeur has been a consistent presence on the court from the moment he stepped into the Palestra almost four years ago.
It’s never smart to make these kinds of predictions too early, but Penn men’s basketball has shown enough.
The last 48 hours have shown a lot about this Penn team. The Quakers have proved that they have grit.
Even after a close win over Big 5 rival Temple, the Quakers knew that they had to show up for conference play, and they did Friday night against Harvard.
Some nights, we see a team that struggles to make shots, plays poorly against conference opponents, and — especially this season — doesn't effectively defend three-point shots.
Unfortunately for the Red and Blue, the 75-55 defeat did not instill confidence in the team’s ability to perform against higher-caliber competition.
The Quakers put up 64 and 58 points in the two Princeton contests, which mark two of the three lowest totals they have put up all season.
Penn women's basketball has only played eight games — but its easy schedule suggests that we really don't know that much about this team.
Penn men’s basketball has played nine games. The Quakers have won five — two against power-conference teams in enemy territory as double-digit underdogs.
Penn women’s basketball fell to Duke in the early afternoon of Black Friday, but the Quakers showed enough to quench any suspicions that the team’s 4-0 start was a fluke.
Princeton running back Trey Gray was carted off in a stretcher after colliding with Penn running back Dante' Moore. The moment was more important than the game or the rivalry.
The Quakers executed in important situations time and time again, even when a relative lack of experience might have led one to expect otherwise.