Penn announced the hiring of Steve Donahue as its new head men’s basketball coach Monday evening. Donahue, who will be officially introduced at a press conference this afternoon, was a Penn assistant from 1990-2000 before spending a decade as Cornell’s head coach and four years at Boston College. Continue reading “Why The Ivy League Needs Penn’s Steve Donahue To Succeed”
The tendency with not just sports journalists, but anyone (although maybe a bit more with sports journalists) is to read way too much into what you just saw. Continue reading “Harvard Destroys Penn At Palestra; Is It What It Appears?”
Newer fans to the Ivy League may not realize this, but sticking the Penn-Princeton (and Harvard-Dartmouth) games in a slot before the rest of the league starts in a new phenomenon. In fact, its only two years old, Princeton beat Penn on Jan. 12, 2013 to open their Ivy campaign. As early as the 2008-09 season, none of the Ivy teams began their conference campaigns before February.
Why hasn’t someone hired Steve Prohm away from Murray State yet? That’s the question I’ve come to lately. Continue reading “Returning Possession Minutes and Mid-Majors”