Philadelphia – The University of Pennsylvania men’s basketball team kicks off the new year and heads north to face Brown in the Ivy League openers of both programs on Monday night. This is the first of four road games Quakers play at the Ivy convention. Their first home game won’t last until his January 16th hosting traveling partner and nemesis Princeton.
GAME 15 – PENN (7-7, 0-0 Ivy League) vs BROWN (7-6, 0-0)
Monday, January 2, 2023 | 7:00 PM
Pichitola Sports Center | Providence, Rhode Island
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Quaker Audio Network (QAN)
This season, Penn fans will continue to be able to listen to most of Penn’s men’s basketball games through the Quaker Audio Network, a free internet-based audio streaming service. Matt Leon will be live-streaming on Monday, with Brad Fadem providing analysis. To access the Quaker Audio Network, simply type www.pennathletics.com/audio into your computer or device.
* The Quakers and Bears met for the 141st time in men’s basketball, with Penn leading the series 112-28.
*Penn has won his last three meetings and eight of his last nine meetings dating back to the 2016-17 season. Quakers wiped out last year, but barely…
* Penn won the first meeting at Palestra just one year ago (January 2, 2022), 77-73. George Smith 23 points for the win, Jordan Dingle Added 20.
* On February 19, the last time the Quakers were at Pichitla, they fled with an 89–88 victory.Both teams made plays in the final seconds, with Kino Lilly Jr. hitting a 3-pointer with 5.1 remaining. Clark Surajchart Went out to the full court and hit a contested jumper with just 0.4 lanes left. Dingle 31 points for the win, Max Martz 18 points and Sly chart Finished at 16.
junior guard Jordan Dingle This season we’re hitting historic numbers…
*His 24.1 points per game average ranks third in the nation behind UAB’s Jordan Walker (24.7 points) and Detroit Mercy’s Antoine Davis (24.1 points).
*He has scored at least 20 points in his last 10 games (25.5 points in that stretch). The last Penn player to do so was Ernie Beck, who started his senior season (1952–53) with 16 such games.
* He has achieved double figures in 21 straight games. This is the eighth-longest streak in show history. Zach Rosen is 7th in 24 games.
*He scored 120 points in Penn’s four Big 5 games — 28 vs SJU, 37 vs LaSalle, 25 vs Vilanova, 30 vs Temple — a Big 5 record in one season.the previous 116 marks were set by Cliff Anderson of SJU in 1966-67.
Pen MBB in numbers
1- Combined three-point basket made by seniors lucas monroe Last season and this before hitting 2 in Penn’s win over Temple on December 10th. He had multiple trays only once as a Quaker against Widener on 12/21/19.
2- Ivy League players named to the Lou Henson Awards Watchlist by CollegeInsider.com November 22: With Tosan Evbuomwan of Princeton University Jordan Dingle. The Henson Award is presented annually to a major midfielder in Japan.
3- consecutive weeks Dingle Named Ivy League Player of the Week before exams (11/28, 12/5, 12/12). He is only the second Penn player to achieve that feat, following Zach Rosen, who spent three straight weeks as POTW in the second half of the 2011-12 season.
3.00- Penn’s assist/turnover ratio (39/13) over the last two games. Quakers were 17/7 to Temple and 22/6 to Wilkes Wednesday.
3- Out-of-conference opponents selected to win their respective leagues in preseason: Iona (MAAC), Towson (CAA), Colgate (Patriot League). Ivy Penn, who his league’s media chose to win the Ancients his eight, lost to the Gales and Tigers, but defeated the Raiders.
7- junior score Andrew Ratzkowski The final six minutes of December 10 against Temple. He entered the game with 3 points for the entire season.
9- The starting lineup Penn has used in 13 games this season. The only player who started every game he played was Clark Surajchart.
9- grabbed rebound Razkowski against a career-best temple. 5 of them came in an aggressive glass.
Ten – Penn players who had double-digit scoring games after freshmen this season cam thrower 13 points against Wilkes. Quakers will return nine players who have played at least two such games in 2021-22.
11- On November 11th in Missouri (or 11/11, as we might say), Penn went 11-11 at the foul line. Steve Donahue coach era.
12.7- average junior score Max Martz his last nine games (he missed the 11/30 St. Joseph game due to illness); Martz hit double digits seven times in that run and scored nine points in the remaining two contests.
16- rebound Monroe Against St. Joseph. This has been tied most by pen players of the Donahue era (AJ Brodeur at Cornell University, February 1, 2019, Darien Nelson-Henry v. Cornell University, February 13, 2016).
24.1- Dingle‘s scoring average this season ranks third in the nation behind UAB’s Jordan Walker (24.7 points) and Detroit Mercy’s Antoine Davis (24.1 points).
39- Sophomore assists Nick Spinoso Penn’s final six games against Division One competition. He had 11 against St. Joseph’s, most of them by Donahue-era Penn players. The last time the Quakers had 11 dimes he was 3/7/15 (Antonio Woods vs. Cornell).
40.9 – Total score average Dingle (24.1ppg) and Sly chart (16.8); the highest scoring backcourt at the NCAA Division 1 level.
44- second half scorer Dingle In his last two appearances, 23 of 55 total (23 of 25 for Villanova at 12/7 and 21 of 30 for Temple at 12/10).
57- game Dingle Needed to reach 1,000 points for his career (he reached mark 11/25 vs Hartford). Only three players reached 1,000 points earlier than Dingle, and all started their national team careers as sophomores. Ernie Beck (50 games), Keven Macdonald (50 games) and Stan Paulluck (52). Ron Heigler and Joe Sturgis scored in Game 58.
102- Beat head coach with a pen Steve Donahue; When the Quakers defeated Delaware on November 27, 86-73, he became the seventh of Penn’s 20 head men’s basketball coaches, hitting triple figures on the winning line.