Basketball

Ibrahim Jaaber: Where are they now?

The former two-time Ivy League Player of the Year discusses the glory days of Penn basketball, how the game has been therapeutic, the art of stealing the ball, the EuroLeague vs. the NBA, playing while fasting, and what he’s up to today.

Greg Johnson

Diana Caramanico: Where are they now?

The leading scorer in Ivy League women’s history discusses getting buckets, staying out of foul trouble, her last game at the Palestra, playing professionally in France, and what she’s up to today.

Greg Johnson

The Palestra featuring LeBron James

While a senior in high school in 2002, the NBA great played at the Palestra in a showdown pitting Akron, Ohio’s St. Vincent-St. Mary Fighting Irish against Philadelphia’s Strawberry Mansion Knights.

Greg Johnson

Jewel Clark: Where are they now?

The former women’s basketball standout chats about her Hall of Fame career, twice playing in the NCAA Tournament, her flair for getting to the free throw line, and why she’s still putting in work on the hardwood.

Greg Johnson



In the News


Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn’s depth thrills Steve Donahue as Quakers aim for Ivy League rivals

Heading into his fifth season as the Penn men’s basketball head coach, Steve Donahue knows who three of his five starters will be: guards Devon Goodman and Ryan Betley and AJ Brodeur, all seniors. The other two spots have lots of possibilities.

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USA Today

Penn stuns Villanova for first win over Wildcats since 2002

AJ Brodeur and Antonio Woods each scored 16 points as Penn beat No. 16 Villanova 78-75 on Tuesday night, the Quakers’ first win over the Wildcats since 2002.

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Sports Illustrated

Penn tops No. 17 Villanova for first time since 2002

The Quakers achieved the improbable upset, beating No. 17 Villanova 78-75 Tuesday night.

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ESPN

Penn makes clutch plays down the stretch to upset No. 17 Nova

Villanova tries to make a comeback against Penn, but the Quakers keep responding and come out with the 78-75 victory.

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SBNation

Villanova’s 25-game ‘Big 5’ winning streak ends with 78-75 loss to Penn

Villanova’s 25-game “Big 5” winning streak came to an end Tuesday night thanks to a 78-75 loss at the hands of the Quakers.

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Philly.com

Penn's athletic director hired Porter Moser at Loyola-Chicago, planting seeds of March Madness run to Final Four

Grace Calhoun's last two coaching picks lead their teams out of droughts to March Madness.  

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