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Penn basketball in a state of flux

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Despite the fact that Penn returned every player from its 2012-13 roster, the Quakers managed to get worse in head coach Jerome Allen‘s fourth full year at the helm. It was obvious that something about 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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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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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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Penn ends season on sour note against rival Princeton

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – Too many times, the Penn Quakers have relied on the scoring of guard Tony Hicks to propel them to victory. While Hicks did all he could to keep the Quakers fighting against the rival Princeton Tigers, it … Continue reading

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Freshmen fuel Penn’s victory over Harvard

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – With under eight minutes left in the first half, Penn guard Tony Hicks took a wide-open three-pointer that took a few trips around the cylinder before innocently dropping through the hoop to give the Quakers a 10-point … 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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Penn struggles, falls to Yale 68-59

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – Close games come down to who can hit their free throws. While there were plenty to be had on Friday night, the Penn Quakers (4-17, 1-3 Ivy) couldn’t take advantage in a 68-59 loss to the Yale … 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 fights hard in 70-57 loss to Butler

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – The Penn Quakers (2-10) certainly didn’t play like a two-win team against the No. 17 Butler Bulldogs (11-2), but still ended the night with another tally in the loss column with a 70-57 loss at Hinkle Fieldhouse … Continue reading

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Second-half comeback fuels Penn win

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – For Penn, it truly was a tale of two halves. After a bad first half, the Quakers put on a display for the last 20 minutes, outscoring the University of Maryland-Baltimore County Retrievers 46-27 after intermission to … Continue reading

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2012-13 Season Preview: Penn Quakers

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – Penn Quakers Season Primer Coach: Jerome Allen, 4th season (39-43, .476) Last Year: 20-13 (11-3 Ivy League), CBI Second Round (Butler, 63-53) Key Losses: Zach Rosen (18.2 ppg, 5.2 apg), Tyler Bernardini (12.2 ppg, 4.5 rpg), Rob … Continue reading

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A new era brings a youth movement for Penn

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – It’s been asked of every single Penn player and coach throughout the off-season. It’s a tiresome dance, where everyone asks the same, tired question and the players and staff give the same, tired answer. Finally, as the … Continue reading

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Penn picked to finish fifth in Ivy League

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) — The Princeton Tigers are the runaway favorite to win the 2012-13 Ivy League men’s basketball season while the Penn Quakers were picked fifth, the league announced on Thursday. Princeton was chosen to win the league for … Continue reading

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Penn forward Kukoc leaves team

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) — Penn junior Marin Kukoc is no longer on the Quakers’ official roster and has left the team, just three weeks before practices start for the 2012-13 season, CoBL has confirmed. The son of former NBA forward … Continue reading

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Which City 6 sophs will break out in 2012-13?

Duncan Lloyd (@duncanmlloyd) + Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – It’s been said that the biggest improvement any collegiate basketball player experiences comes between their freshmen and sophomore seasons. That year of college workouts, a year of college coaching and–most importantly–a year of college game … Continue reading

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Cartwright to be a critical piece for Quakers

Chris Bengel (@clbengel) – Despite losing over 37 points and 100 minutes per game from last year, the Penn Quakers shouldn’t have too much difficulty figuring out who they are. At least, not according to Miles Cartwright. “I think we already … Continue reading

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Penn finally has a center in Darien Nelson-Henry

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Last year, the Penn Quakers frontcourt was a rotation of forwards–Henry Brooks, Fran Dougherty, Rob Belcore. This year, they’ll add a true center to the mix. Washington State native Darien Nelson-Henry, at just a shade under seven … Continue reading

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Summer Transitions: Penn Quakers

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