Basketball: Penn Hosts Wagner Tonight at the Palestra
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Penn Quakers, 3-1 and off to their best four-game start since the 2005-06 season, will be at home tonight, to host Wagner College at the Palestra.
Penn is coming off a 66-60 win over Robert Morris over the weekend (see game story), while 3-1 Wagner, based in Staten Island, NY, beat Lafayette last time out, 76-70.
The Quakers are being led this season by senior guard Zack Rosen (photo). He is averaging nearly 23 points per game and has already been named the Ivy League “Player of the Week,” twice. He is coming off a double-double against Robert Morris: 19 points and 10 assists.
This is the first-ever meeting between these two teams.
Tipoff is set for 7:00pm.
Reported by Matt Leon, KYW Newsradio 1060