In a tale of two halves, Penn women's basketball prevailed over Yale, 54-48. After a strong start to open a double-digit lead, the Quakers’ offense went on a cold streak in the second half, letting the Bulldogs back in the game.
One night after both teams took down Brown, Penn men's and women's basketball finish the weekend against Yale.
Here are some takeaways from Friday night’s matchup as the Quakers look on toward an Ivy League slate that figures to be much more demanding.
Led by senior guard Ashley Russell, who had a dominant game on both ends of the floor, the Quakers dismantled Brown in their first conference home game of the season.
Ivy League play continues for both Penn men's and women's basketball as the Quakers take on Brown. The men are looking to win back-to-back Ivy games for the first time this season, while the women are hoping to stay undefeated in league play.
Winners of their last nine out of 10 games, the Red and Blue rolled through their first Ivy League road trip of the year in New York last weekend, defeating both Cornell and Columbia in convincing fashion.
Now in its second season of play with the Red and Blue, the practice squad consists of eight players and has become an integral part of the program.
Penn basketball had a busy weekend in New York against Cornell and Columbia, with the women’s team winning both games and the men splitting their pair of matchups.
In a game of runs, Penn women’s basketball held on late to beat Columbia, 72-60. The Quakers remain the only undefeated team in the Ivy League.
The women start first at 5:30 p.m., looking to stay undefeated at the top of the League, while the men will follow at 8 looking for their first win of the Ivy season.
Parker's contributions helped Penn women’s basketball cruise past the Big Red, 59-46.
Penn's first Ivy weekend of the year opens with a doubleheader at Cornell. The men start first at 5 p.m. and the women will follow at 7:30.
The focus for too many fans will be the race for fourth place rather than the quest for first.
After losing the Ivy League championship game and graduating four seniors last year, Penn women’s basketball has been able to reinvent itself this season.
Goodman and Grasela both starred at Germantown Academy, a prep school in Fort Washington, Pa., less than an hour away from Penn.
Penn women’s basketball dismantled Division III opponent Haverford, 81-46, in their final nonconference game of the season.
After a tough home loss to Villanova, Penn looked to finish off its Big 5 schedule on a high note against Temple at the Palestra on Wednesday. The Red and Blue did just that, beating the Owls, 71-62, in a game in which they never trailed.
The Quakers are fresh off of their first home loss of the season to rival Villanova, which upended the Red and Blue’s hopes for a second consecutive Big 5 title.
Although the team couldn't pick up the W on the court, Parker earned a win herself in the form of DP Sports Player of the Week.
Penn women’s basketball's ritual occurs when senior guard Kristen Daley walks up into the famed Palestra bleachers, gets her footing near an entrance tunnel, and throws up a shot.