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Temple outlasts Penn, 76-67, in Big 5 opener

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) & Patrick Paul (@p_paul20) – When Fran Dunphy recruited Mark Williams to Temple for his incoming 2013 class, he wasn’t expecting a big scoring punch from the power forward. A late addition to the class after signing in the spring, … Continue reading

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Four Observations: Penn/Lafayette

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) & Pat Paul (@P_Paul20) – Here are some extra observations from Lafayette’s 83-77 win over Penn at the Palestra on Saturday evening: Leopards win without star production Last year, it seemed like Lafayette’s formula for winning was … Continue reading

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Tough to find positives in Penn loss to Rider

Aron Minkoff (@AronMinkoff) – It is tough to look at the 73-57 Penn loss to Rider and come up with any positive takeaways for the Quakers. If there’s anything, it’s that Penn’s freshmen were able to log major minutes tonight. The Quakers … Continue reading

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92 in 92: Friends’ Central (Pa.)

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) – (Ed. Note: This piece is part of CoBL’s “92 Stories in 92 Days” high school season preview, which will feature a different team in the CoBL coverage range each day from September 1 to December 1. … Continue reading

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New mentality around Penn’s program after tough years

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) For the last two years, when … Continue reading

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Penn freshmen key to potential turnaround

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) If Penn is going to begin … Continue reading

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2014-15 Season Primer: Penn Quakers

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) 2014-15 Penn Quakers Season Primer Coach: Jerome … Continue reading

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Penn releases complete 2014-15 schedule

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – After two rough years, Penn desperately needs to build some momentum in 2014-15. They’ve already done it on the recruiting trail, where Jerome Allen has gotten commitments from four very talented high school seniors. The 2014-15 schedule, which … Continue reading

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Updated CoBL D-I Recruiting Needs: Part 2

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This piece originally ran May 21. We’ve updated it to include recent commitments with the July live periods just days away) With the recruiting for 2014 over and done with, Division I programs across … Continue reading

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Penn gets second 2015 commit in sharpshooter Donahue

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Very quickly, Penn’s 2015 recruiting class has gone from empty to shaping up quite nicely. Just a week after Jerome Allen and his staff got their first rising senior to come aboard, they’ve added another verbal … Continue reading

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Penn lands local prospect in LM’s Jule Brown

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Despite building a staff full of area natives, the one place Penn coach Jerome Allen had yet to land a recruit from in his five years was from the state his school was named after. Lower Merion … Continue reading

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Nat Graham returns to Penn as assistant coach

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – When former Boston College coach Steve Donahue was fired on March 18, Nat Graham was left looking for a job for the first time in his coaching career. Fortunately, he didn’t need to wait too long … Continue reading

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Penn adds to incoming class with Dwyer commitment

Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) — After months of waiting, Dan Dwyer has finally ended up where he wanted to be. Dwyer, a 6-foot-8 forward from Fenwick (Ill.), has accepted his only Division-1 scholarship and will play for head coach Jerome Allen and the Penn Quakers … Continue reading

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Penn gets commitment from Darnell Foreman

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Darnell Foreman only needed five letters on Twitter to announce his collegiate decision: UPenn. The Ivy League institution had become his first Division I offer two weeks back, and after thinking it over, he decided on … Continue reading

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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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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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Sears leads the way as Yale downs Penn, 70-63

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – While Penn’s final home game of the season was supposed to be a chance to send off the seniors with a special good-bye, it instead became a reminder of why Yale’s future is so bright. Justin … 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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Deep ball falls as Penn tops NJIT

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – If the three-point shot is falling, keep chucking them up. That looked to be the philosophy for the Penn Quakers, who tied their season-best mark for made three-pointers and three-point percentage in an 89-74 win over … Continue reading

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CoBL Notebook: Penn/St. Joe’s

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Penn coach Jerome Allen sat down at the podium for his post-game presser, head hanging low. His team had just got its doors blown off in its own building, 85-68, though it wasn’t even that close. In … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s powers past Penn in 85-68 rout

Rich McIntosh (@richiemcintosh) — For the second straight game the Hawks were unstoppable from behind the arc, hitting 67 percent of their threes en route to a 85-68 blowout victory over the Quakers. Penn kept things close early on with … 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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Penn hangs on for first Ivy League win over Princeton

Andrew Albert (@AndrewJAlbert01) – Miles Cartwright had things under control. He knew what to do. He took the ball with confidence to the hoop, went up strong, and got fouled with five seconds left and the score tied. Poised, he nailed … Continue reading

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La Salle handles Penn, 76-57

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) — La Salle cruised to victory against Penn and recorded its first Big 5 victory this season by a final score of 76-57. The Explorers led by as many at 36 in the second half. “I think … Continue reading

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