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Big first-half run pushes Villanova past Penn

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Villanova fought through a poor second half, relying on a big first half run to put enough distance between itself and Penn en route to a 77-54 victory at The Pavilion on Wednesday night. Junior guard Darrun … Continue reading

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Penn Preview: Iowa (Nov. 22)

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Penn (1-2) at Iowa (4-0) When: Friday, November 8, 7 PM Where: Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City/BTN In a sentence… Penn faces its toughest test of the season against No. 25 Iowa as the Hawkeyes try to … Continue reading

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Jackson-Cartwright leads Penn to road win over Monmouth

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – The Quakers fought past an early deficit to beat a pesky Monmouth team 79-73 Tuesday night in front of 2,105 at the Multipurpose Activity Center in West Long Branch, N.J. behind 25 points from Miles Jackson-Cartwright. … 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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New-look Temple downs Penn 78-73 in Big 5 opener

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Even after six consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, even though Temple had beaten Penn each of the last six times the Big 5 rivals had played each other, there was a feeling that this year could be … 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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Penn sophomores look to build off strong freshman seasons

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – In a 9-22 campaign last season, the Quakers were decimated by injuries and overall bad luck. Current seniors center Fran Dougherty and guard Steve Rennard highlighted a number of players who missed time throughout the 2012-2013 season. In the absence … 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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Big 5 announces award winners

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – The Big 5 released its annual men’s basketball awards on Monday, with Temple, La Salle and Villanova garnering the most prolific awards. Temple’s Khalif Wyatt was named the Big 5 Player of the Year after leading his … Continue reading

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Miles Cartwright leads Penn to narrow victory over Brown, 66-64

Steven Tydings (@steventydings) – Heading into the season, Miles Cartwright was expected to become the leader for Penn on the court. And while he has struggled at times this year, Cartwright was the leader the Quakers needed on Friday night in … 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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Alex Mitola leads Dartmouth to upset over Penn at the Palestra, 69-64.

Steven Tydings (@steventydings) – When someone puts up a big performance at a historic venue like the Palestra, people may begin to make some grandiose comparisons. “I was just talking to someone in the equipment room and he said, you know … Continue reading

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Penn goes cold in 58-41 loss at Columbia

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – For the final 20 minutes of play, the lids were on the buckets at Levien Gymnasium in New York City. Penn made just four shots in the second half of their game at Columbia–twice as many … Continue reading

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Second-half run lifts Penn past Brown, 71-48

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – After six seasons on the Palestra sidelines as a Penn assistant, Mark Martin was hoping his return to Philadelphia would be a little more fun. The first-year head coach at Brown instead watched as his former … 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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Ivy League title still #1 goal for Quakers

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – Wednesday night’s 76-69 loss against Temple marked the end of the Quakers’ non-conference schedule for the 2012-2013 season. And to say that the last three months have been a struggle is certainly an understatement. Penn (3-15, 0-1 … Continue reading

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Wyatt continues up-and-down season

Anthony Bellino @Bellino_Anthony – Senior guard Khalif Wyatt is nearly impossible to get a read on. Wednesday night, as Temple (13-5, 2-2 A10) squeaked out a narrow 76-69 victory against a 3-15 Penn squad, it was a tale of two … Continue reading

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Temple survives Penn scare with 76-69 win

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – The Big 5 always showcases close games against teams that know each other very well. But Temple didn’t think it would be this close. Wednesday’s 76-69 win over the Penn Quakers (3-15, 0-3 Big 5) certainly gave … 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 struggles continue in loss at Princeton

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – Penn (2-13), without junior forward Fran Dougherty for the fifth straight game, lost at Princeton (7-7) by a final score of 65-54. This was Princeton’s fourth consecutive victory over the Quakers at Jadwin Gym. Penn struggled from … Continue reading

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