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Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn’s Kayla Padilla credits a WNBA coach with helping her rise to stardom

Point guard Kayla Padilla played for the Seattle Storm's Noelle Quinn in high school. “She’s a big reason I’m the player I am today,” she says. Padilla has started for the Quakers for three seasons but will play elsewhere next season as a graduate student.

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The Washington Post

U.S. owners of Italian team chose basketball over soccer

The Wharton School’s Connor Barwin and fellow MBA students are investing in Italian soccer team Pallacanestro Trieste to get an early stake in the European basketball trend.

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Fox 29 (Philadelphia)

‘Doubleheaders were sacred’: A tradition reborn as the Palestra hosts a college hoops doubleheader

A Big 5 doubleheader took place last night at the Palestra, with Penn hosting St. Joe’s and Temple taking on LaSalle.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn victorious in inaugural Cathedral Classic with 86-73 win over Delaware

Penn won its third game in as many days in the inaugural Cathedral Classic at the Palestra after defeating Delaware on Sunday.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn downs Hartford 75-55 in the first game of the inaugural Cathedral Classic at the Palestra

Jordan Dingle led the Quakers with 20 points and scored his 1000th in the Quakers’ win over Hartford in the inaugural Cathedral Classic three-day tournament at the Palestra.

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CBC Radio (Canada)

Appeal or wait? Brittney Griner’s legal team faces tough decision post-sentencing, says expert

Ph.D. candidate Kimberly St. Julian Varnon of the School of Arts & Sciences, who advised the WNBA Players’ Association on Brittney Griner’s case, outlines the post-sentencing path for Griner and her legal team.

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