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The Palestra

The first annual Police Athletic League Basketball Carnival at the Palestra. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Kids Spend Day Off Learning Hoops At Palestra

Some kids are spending their Presidents Day holiday shooting hoops at the iconic venue.

02/17/2014

(credit: Mike DeNardo)

Palestra Hosts Finals Of Annual Police Athletic League Basketball Tournament

Call it February Madness. The Philadelphia Police Athletic League held its traditional Presidents’ Day basketball finals on Monday at the Palestra.

02/18/2013

(Photo provided by Univ. of Pa.)

Hoops: Penn and Princeton Set for 225th Meeting Tonight

It’s one of sports’ best rivalries, and it continues tonight at the Palestra.

01/30/2012

(Tyler Bernardini makes a drive for the Quakers against Columbia.  Credit: Mike Mahoney)

Penn Quakers Back on the Court Saturday, vs. St. Joe’s

The Penn Quakers have been idle since they swept their initial weekend of Ivy League action last Friday and Saturday with wins at Columbia and Cornell.

01/20/2012

(File photo of Temple senior guard Juan Fernandez.  Credit: Patrick Rosenbaum)

Temple Outlasts Penn 73-67 In OT

Temple opened their season at the Palestra with a Big 5 win over the Quakers in overtime.

11/15/2011

(Credit / Penn Athletics)

College Basketball: Penn Readies For Dartmouth, Harvard Visits

After sweeping their first weekend of Ivy League play, the Penn Quakers will look to stay undefeated in the Ancient 8 this weekend as they host Dartmouth on Friday night and then Harvard on Saturday.

02/04/2011