There are a lot of reasons why the Quakers are where they are, but two of the biggest are senior guard Alyssa Baron and freshman center Sydney Stipanovich.
The Penn Quakers will face their toughest test of the season to date on Friday night as they visit an undefeated University of Iowa squad at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
The Penn Quakers have two games left in the season, and despite two-straight losses, they are still alive for a piece of the Ivy League title.
The Quakers are 2-0 in the Ivy League and they will look to build on that perfect Ancient 8 mark on Saturday when they visit Yale.
Fran Dougherty made a layup off a three-quarter court alley-oop pass with 1 second remaining in overtime and Pennsylvania edged Columbia 61-59 on Saturday night.
Zack Rosen scored 11 of his 25 points during a late burst as Pennsylvania outlasted Cornell 73-66 Friday night to sweep the season series.
Jerome Allen talks about Penn’s match-up with Harvard.
Greg Mangano’s 23 points helped Yale rally for a 60-53 victory over Pennsylvania on Friday night and take over second place in the Ivy League.
The Penn Quakers sit at 6-7 on the season after Thursday night’s loss at Davidson. They will open 2012 with a daunting task, a visit to Cameron Indoor Stadium and #7 Duke.
Chris Czerapowicz scored a career-high 23 points and Davidson beat Pennsylvania 75-70 Thursday night.
Tyler Bernardini led five players in double figures with a career-high 30 points in Pennsylvania’s 84-71 win over Marist on Friday night.
Humpty Hitchens hit a jumper with 12 seconds remaining to lift James Madison to a 60-58 win over Pennsylvania on Saturday.
On its home court, Penn should have worn the road uniforms.
Zack Rosen scored 19 points and dished out 10 assists to lead Pennsylvania over Robert Morris 66-60 on Saturday night.
Penn is coming off a second-straight Ivy League title in 2010 and the Quakers should be a force to be reckoned with again in 2011.