Articles by Jacob Wessels
Wessels | Penn can (and should) be a basketball schoolWith just four games remaining until the Ivy Tournament, Penn students should start rallying around this team that looks to have a shot at making March Madness.
Wessels | A new offensive identity for the Quakers means a stronger chance at Ivy successThe Red and Blue's recent Ivy League success is a ways away from the team's putrid loss to Columbia, and the way that they've changed is by prioritizing offensive values that have been crucial in the past.
Penn men's basketball seniors reflect on four games that defined their careersLooking back at four key games — one from each year — reveals how this crop of seniors developed into the stars they are today.
Top 5 Penn basketball plays of the week: Brown and Yale II editionPenn men's and women's basketball created plenty of buzz this weekend with a number of exciting plays.
Top 5 Penn basketball plays of the week: Harvard and Dartmouth editionIt was an up-and-down weekend across the Penn basketball world. Here are the plays that made our top five countdown.
Penn men's basketball travels north for weekend games against Harvard and DartmouthThe final stretch begins now for Penn men’s basketball, as the Quakers prepare to journey north and take on Harvard and Dartmouth in the longest road trip of the year.
Top 5 Penn basketball plays of the week: Brown and Yale editionIt was another exciting weekend for Penn basketball, as the women came from behind against Yale to finish off their weekend sweep and the men dropped a crucial game against Brown before bounding back against the first-place Bulldogs.
Penn men's basketball hosts hot Yale and Brown in crucial Ivy WeekendThis weekend, the Quakers return to the Palestra for a chance to test themselves against two teams currently in a position to make the Ivy League Tournament.
Top 5 Penn basketball plays of the week: New York Ivies editionThere were plenty of memorable moments as the Red and Blue produced perhaps their strongest crop of highlights of this season.
Top 5 Penn basketball plays of the week: Harvard and Dartmouth editionWith the first of six straight Ivy weekends having reached its conclusion, Penn men’s and women’s basketball have plenty to celebrate.
Fatigue proves to be a major factor for Penn men's basketball in Ivy Weekend sweepAlthough Penn men’s basketball impressed with a weekend sweep of Harvard and Dartmouth, the Quakers also showed that they may be plagued by one of the same issues that doomed them last season — fatigue.
Top 5 Penn basketball plays of the week: Temple editionDespite mixed results for Penn men's and women's basketball against Temple, there were plenty of opportunities for the Quakers to make some highlights over both games.
Penn men's basketball finishes Big 5 season against Temple at the PalestraAs Penn men’s basketball prepares to close out Big 5 play in a matchup with Temple this Saturday, the energy feels different around the Palestra.
Top 5 Penn basketball plays of the week: St. Joe's editionThis weekend, the men fell to Saint Joseph's, 87-81, but along the way there were many exciting moments.
Penn men's basketball overwhelmed by Princeton in Ivy League season openerThe Tigers came out of the gate firing, took an early lead, and never looked back. The visitors would emerge victorious by a 78-64 score.
DP Sports Player of the Week: Devon GoodmanDevon Goodman made sure Penn men’s basketball’s trip to the happiest place on earth brought smiles to the Red and Blue faithful.
Meet the minds behind the promotional events during Penn basketball timeoutsAlthough the activities are quite literally fun and games, there is still an immense amount of planning that goes into planning for the on-court activities during breaks in the action.
Penn swimming's Catherine Buroker is poised to etch her name in the record booksAs the long-distance star enters her sophomore season, there is still nowhere to go but up for Penn women's swimming.
Penn football seeking third straight Ivy win this Saturday at HarvardAfter two dramatic home wins, Penn football will travel north to take on Harvard in its final away game of the season.