The Quakers opened Big 5 play at the Palestra with their home opener against St. Joseph's Thursday. Penn was able to bounce back from a loss to No. 1 Notre Dame with a 65-45 win against their Big 5 rival.
On Thursday, fans will finally be able to catch a glimpse of Penn women’s basketball in action at the Palestra, taking on Saint Joseph’s in the Quakers’ first home game of the season.
Penn women’s basketball finished its season-opening two-game road trip in South Bend, Ind. falling, 75-55, to No. 1 Notre Dame. Despite the final score, the Quakers kept it close in the first half.
Penn women’s basketball kept it close to start, but it was all Notre Dame after the first quarter, leading to a 75-55 loss to the defending champion Fighting Irish. Despite the blowout defeat, there are many takeaways from the Quakers’ battle against the nation's No. 1 team.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, both Penn and women's basketball saw key contributions from bench players, football struggled to hold onto the ball, and men's soccer finished its season the way it knows best.
With a win on the road at Siena, Penn women’s basketball started off the season on the right foot after a disappointing end last March. Beating the Saints by a comfortable 58-51 margin, the box score might not indicate how exciting this game was, down to the very last minute.
The opening game will include many new faces on the Quakers' squad, including three new members of the starting lineup. After graduating four seniors, including three starters, this year's Penn team is significantly younger.
Take a look at some of the best photos and highlights from last year's men's and women's basketball seasons.
In this special edition of Is Stat So?, take a look at some of the most interesting stats from last year's men's and women's basketball teams. From star players to key team numbers, relive how the Quakers fared a season ago.
After losing three-fifths of its starting lineup to graduation, Penn women's basketball will have a tough task in getting back to the top of the Ivy League. Here's who they'll need to get past to do it.
Both the men’s and women’s squads will be in the thick of the title hunt, and never in the last decade have both teams been simultaneously this good.
Russell’s willingness to do what does not show up in the box score is one of the many reasons the Massachusetts native was elected as a captain for the 2018-2019 season.
Ivy League Rookie of the Year. Big 5 Rookie of the Year. 2018 second-team All-Ivy. Eight-time Ivy League Rookie of the Week. Two-time Ivy League Player of the Week.
All three started in every game for Penn last season, meaning more than half of the team’s starting lineup this season will be players new to that role. But the Quakers won’t be losing everyone from that Ivy League runner-up team last season.
None are coming in as highly touted as now-sophomore center Eleah Parker was last year, but that doesn’t mean they won’t make an immediate impact.
The Quakers may be down three starters and a key reserve from last season, but their schedule this year won't be any easier.
With the start of the men's and women's seasons both coming within the next three weeks, here are a few players from both squads to keep an eye on after their impressive performances today.
Penn women’s basketball took second in the Ivy League preseason poll with 107 points and two first-place votes, while Princeton unanimously captured first place with 133 points and 14 of the 17 first-place votes.
On Saturday, Penn men’s and women’s basketball will play at home in the annual Red and Blue Scrimmage. The two intrasquad games mark the Quakers’ first public competition this season, giving both old and new players a chance to impress their coaches and shine in front of the teams’ fans.
Inspired by the 76ers’ arrival on Tuesday, The Daily Pennsylvanian did some research to determine the best athletes to compete on Penn’s campus.