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Penn can’t push past Princeton on the road, 70-65

Andrew Albert (@AndrewJAlbert01) – PRINCETON, N.J– Penn knew they had a mismatch coming in. The game-plan was evident. They wanted to get the ball down low to their big men, who held a notable size advantage over Princeton’s bigs. In the … Continue reading

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Same old story for Penn after Harvard loss

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – Penn forward Fran Dougherty sat at the press table, staring at the stat sheet that sat in front of him. All he could do was shake his head after his Quakers were outplayed by the visiting … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s Preview: Penn (Jan. 18)

Rich McIntosh (@richiemcintosh) — Saint Joseph’s (11-5, 0-2 Big 5, 2-1 A-10) vs. Penn (3-10, 0-3 Big 5, 1-0 Ivy) When: Saturday, January 18th, 7 PM Where: The Palestra, Philadelphia, Pa. RPI: SJU 60, Penn 286 KenPom: SJU 81, Penn … Continue reading

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Penn Preview: St. Joseph’s (Jan. 18)

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Penn (3-10, 0-3 Big 5) vs St. Joseph’s (11-5, 0-2 Big 5) When: Saturday, Jan. 18 – 7pm Where: The Palestra – Philadelphia, Pa. RPI: Penn 286, St. Joe’s 60 KenPom: Penn 243, St. Joe’s 81 … Continue reading

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Myles’ three-pointer sinks Penn

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – With 26.1 seconds to play, Rider’s Anthony Myles found an open shot. The senior guard didn’t hesitate to pull the trigger, knocking down a three-pointer at the top of the circle to give Rider a one-point lead … Continue reading

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Penn drops tough overtime battle to Wagner 75-69

Ben Feld (@bfeldo) – In a game that saw plenty of fouls, foul shots and missed field goal attempts, it was Wagner who made a few more shots and found a way to beat Penn in overtime at the Palestra … Continue reading

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Lafayette edges Penn for first win

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) — After finding new ways to give games away, Lafayette found a way to win one as the Leopards edged Penn 79-76 at the Kirby Center on Saturday afternoon. Quakers forward Fran Dougherty, who had 26 points … Continue reading

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Louis missing piece for Penn in Niagara win

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – It’s no coincidence that Penn’s best defensive performance of the season was also Greg Louis’ first game back in the lineup. The Quakers gave up 66 points against Niagara, the first time all season that a … Continue reading

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Penn Preview: Niagara (November 26)

Lee Kunkel (@Kunkel5) – Niagara (1-4) @ Penn (1-3) When: Tuesday, November 26, 7 p.m. Where: The Palestra, Philadelphia PA In a sentence… The Quakers will look to grab their first home victory of the season Tuesday, as they take on a Niagara Purple … Continue reading

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Frazier fuels Penn State win over Penn

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – The Penn Quakers (1-2) followed up a poor first-half showing with a much-improved second half, but couldn’t right their early wrongs in a 83-71 loss to Penn State . Penn State (2-1) was fueled by a … Continue reading

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Correcting consistency issues key to Quaker success

Ben Feld (@bfeldo) – Quakers head coach Jerome Allen will be the first to tell you that Penn got away with a win that was perhaps a bit lucky when they took a 79-73 win against Monmouth on Tuesday night. Penn, … Continue reading

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Penn Preview: Monmouth Hawks (Nov. 12)

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Monmouth (1-0) vs. Penn (0-1) When: Tuesday, November 12 – 7:00 PM Where: The MAC, West Long Branch, N.J. In a sentence…The Quakers travel up the Jersey Turnpike looking for a bounce-back victory against a talented … Continue reading

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Temple Preview: Penn Quakers (Nov. 9)

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – (Note: This preview looks at this CoBL matchup from the Temple point of view. For Andrew Koob’s preview from the Penn side, click here). Temple (0-0) vs. Penn (0-0) When: Saturday, November 9th, 5 p.m. Where: … Continue reading

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Quakers have plenty of reason for optimism

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – For a team that won just nine games last year, Penn has a good amount of momentum heading into 2013-14, and with good reason. An early 3-15 record wasn’t exactly salvageable, but the Quakers’ 6-7 mark … Continue reading

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Frontcourt finally lining up for Penn

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – Throughout the 2012-2013 season, nothing seemed to line up for the Penn Quakers in the frontcourt. Junior forward Fran Dougherty played the role of go-to scorer in the beginning of the season, scoring 20-or-more points in four … Continue reading

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2013-2014 Season Primer: Penn Quakers

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – (This feature is part of CoBL’s 2013-14 College Preview; for a complete schedule and links to already-released pieces, click here) 2013-14 Penn Season Primer Coach: Jerome Allen, 5th season (48-65, .425) Last Year: 9-22 (6-8 Ivy … Continue reading

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Excitement rising as Penn prepares for Italy trip

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – For prospective professional basketball players, playing overseas is a popular destination for many athletes. Luckily for most of the 2013-14 Penn Quakers, they have the chance to travel abroad before their time on campus comes to an … Continue reading

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Without two starters, Penn left searching for identity

Steven Tydings (@steventydings) – For Penn, the more things change, the more they stay the same. The Quakers came into Friday’s matchup against Yale without two of their starters, Fran Dougherty and Steve Rennard, who are both reportedly out for the … Continue reading

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Cartwright, Quakers prep for Yale

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – As the Ivy League season continues to roll, the Friday and Saturday night back-to-back games are in full swing. With a slate of Yale and Brown visiting the Quakers (4-16, 1-2 Ivy) this weekend, Penn coach Jerome … Continue reading

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Cornell comes back to defeat Penn, 71-69

Steven Tydings (@steventydings) – With the game tied, 69-69 with less than 15 seconds to play, Cornell sophomore Galal Cancer drove for a go-ahead layup to beat Penn, 71-69. Penn’s final chance to tie faltered as they incurred a five-second violation … Continue reading

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Cartwright jumper pushes Penn to victory

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – With under a minute to play and the ballgame tied, it was the Quaker captain that brought home the victory. Penn forward Miles Cartwright hit a leaning mid-range jumper with 30 seconds left to play and hit … Continue reading

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Penn’s Dougherty likely to return against Columbia

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – After missing the last eight games with a case of mononucleosis, Penn forward Fran Dougherty will return Friday night against the visiting Columbia Lions, a source told CoBL. The junior forward will not start for the Quakers, but … Continue reading

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Temple preps for Big 5 battle with Penn

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – Penn hasn’t beaten Temple since the 2006-07 season. Wednesday night at the Liacouras Center, the Quakers will get another shot at the Owls. Temple (12-5, 2-2) is coming off a 71-68 loss at the hands of … Continue reading

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Penn’s comeback falls short in loss to Lafayette

Steven Tydings (@steventydings) – Despite a late rally, Lafayette held off Penn for a narrow two-point victory, 85-83, as Steve Rennard’s last second three-point attempt just missed. The final shot from Rennard came off a pass from Tony Hicks, whose … Continue reading

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Penn looks to right the ship against Lafayette

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – The month of December was not kind to the Penn Quakers (2-11), who dropped all four games in the last month. Dropping the first two of January hasn’t helped either, but a home game against the Lafayette … Continue reading

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