Although the 68-53 result bring the Tigers even with the Red and Blue atop the Ivy League, both teams still have much to play for with four games remaining.
Penn has been the dominant team in the League all season, but with their loss to Princeton on Tuesday, the Quakers are set to have to battle against the Tigers for the top spot.
Princeton's Bella Alarie exploded for 33 points and 10 rebounds on Tuesday night and the visiting Tigers rolled to a 68-53 win.
Penn women's basketball hopes to continue its strong run in conference play against archrival Princeton at the Palestra.
Following her outstanding performance against Columbia and Cornell, senior forward Princess Aghayere earned co-Ivy League and Big 5 Player of the Week honors.
After a disappointing double-overtime loss to Harvard last weekend, Aghayere helped the Quakers get back on track as the Red and Blue swept a weekend series against Columbia and Cornell.
The sweep of the New York Ivies makes the Quakers 8-1 in League play with just five regular season games remaining.
In the end, the offenses would come back down to earth and the Quakers would win, 69-58, in a game that was close but never really in doubt.
Penn men's and women's basketball will look to pick up Ivy wins over Cornell on Saturday, as the women tip off at 4:30 while the men take the court at 7:00.
Entering Friday’s contest versus Columbia, the Quakers ranked fourth in the NCAA in opponents field-goal percentage (33.0) and fifth in points allowed per game (51.9).
Penn women’s basketball used a run of hot second half shooting to rebound from a disappointing first Ivy loss to Harvard with a dominant 79-56 win over Columbia on Friday.
Last Saturday, both the men and women of Penn basketball suffered losses to Harvard, the first conference loss for the women all season, and a disappointing defeat for the men that dropped them to 3-5 among the Ancient Eight.
Whether it’s electronic dance music – EDM, for short – to get the blood flowing or a slow song to mourn a tough loss, music serves a multitude of purposes for athletes at Penn.
The energy the Penn band brings has become a staple in creating the atmosphere that makes the Palestra so special.
Coming off its first conference loss of the season against Harvard in double overtime, Penn women's basketball will look to get back on track when it hosts Columbia on Friday and Cornell on Saturday.
A day after easily dispatching Dartmouth on the road, Penn women’s basketball saw its seven-game winning streak came to an end on Saturday, with a double-overtime loss at Harvard.
On the second night of the road back-to-back, the Red and Blue fell to the Crimson in double overtime, 80-72, ending their undefeated run in the Ivy League.
Penn men's basketball is looking for its first Ivy weekend sweep of the season, and the women are looking to stay undefeated.
Penn women’s basketball remained undefeated in Ivy League play after taking care of business in Hanover, N.H., easily dispatching Dartmouth by a score of 60-44.
Penn men's basketball starts its first home weekend of Ivy League play Friday night when Dartmouth visits the Palestra.