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Women's Basketball

12/30/16 5:00pm
Behind a career-high 13 points from sophomore forward Princess Aghayere, Penn took unquestionably its top win of the season, topping Cal State Northridge, 47-36, in a gritty defensive battle.
12/13/16 12:57am
A lot can happen in three weeks. When Penn women’s basketball next takes to the court, three weeks will have gone by since the team’s last outing. Last Saturday, the Quakers won a nail-biter against Richmond 47-44, but now they’ll have a new challenge, not playing basketball. “It’s a chance for us to take a little bit of a pause and reflect on where we are at,” coach Mike McLaughlin said.
12/11/16 11:12pm
Sports Editor-elect Jonathan Pollack: For me, the best part of Penn Athletics this year was sprint football winning its first outright CSFL title since 2000, so the best moment should come from that season.
12/11/16 12:33am
For the second time this week, Penn women's basketball went right down the stretch. This time, however, it was much happier with the result.
12/07/16 11:28pm
This was a game Penn should’ve won. With leads late in both the 4th quarter and overtime, it was the Quakers’ game for the taking.
12/06/16 11:46pm
Penn women's basketball, playing far better of late, will look for far better results in its second Big 5 contest. The Quakers (3-3) will be at home on Wednesday night to take on La Salle (4-4) for some midweek action at the Palestra.
12/06/16 1:52am
Bigger isn’t always better. Just don’t tell that to Penn women’s basketball coach Mike McLaughlin.
12/04/16 9:16pm
Sometimes in sports, everything just clicks, and you make the game look so easy. That's what happened today for Penn's women's basketball, as they cruised to a 63-39 victory over Wagner.
11/30/16 11:54pm
Just what the doctor ordered. After a slow start to the season, Penn women’s basketball headed to Lafayette seeking a win to turn their season around.
11/30/16 12:04am
A good night’s rest can make a big difference. That’s one thing Penn women's basketball will be hoping for when they step on the court against Lafayette on Wednesday.
11/22/16 10:11pm
Death, taxes, and Penn women’s basketball having trouble with Saint Joe’s. Tuesday evening, the Quakers fell at home to the Hawks, 57-53, in the first Big 5 matchup of the year for the Red and Blue (1-3) as they fell to 2-40 all-time against Saint Joseph’s (1-3).
11/21/16 10:03pm
Counting the three games this year, Penn basketball has played 62 games in the past three seasons.
11/19/16 9:38pm
Penn women's basketball notched its first win of the season in its first-ever meeting with Rhode Island, coasting to a 75-43 victory on Friday night in the nation's smallest state.
11/17/16 12:38am
Excitement was running high in the Palestra on Wednesday night as Penn women’s basketball opened their home slate against Binghamton.
11/13/16 11:04pm
DURHAM, N.C. — Throwing them right into the fire. It’s an interesting strategy. It’s also been a hallmark of Penn women’s basketball coach Mike McLaughlin’s tenure.
11/13/16 5:31pm
Penn women’s basketball opened up the season at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Sunday afternoon, taking on Duke to kick things off.
11/10/16 1:15am
A lot of times it is best to start off new experiences by easing yourself into them. But Penn women's basketball disagrees. The Quakers start off their season this weekend with a bang, as they travel down to Durham, N.C.
11/01/16 11:56pm
The winter sports season is right around the corner. In anticipation, our editors debated: Which team are you most excited to see play? Sports Editor Tom Nowlan: For me, the answer has got to be men’s hoops. A year ago, Steve Donahue’s first season as coach saw the Red and Blue overcome the loss of two star players: Tony Hicks sat out his final season of eligibility in order to use it at Louisville while Antonio Woods was ruled academically ineligible in January.
10/26/16 10:15am
On the heels of the Quakers' 2015-16 Ivy title, media voters unanimously predicted Penn would win the Ivy title for a third time in four years in the preseason media poll, which was released Tuesday.
10/22/16 3:32pm
On Saturday, both Penn basketball programs offered a glimpse into their state of affairs with the annual Red and Blue Scrimmages at the Palestra.