PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania males’s basketball workforce is again in motion Friday night time and meets Missouri. It would be the third straight 12 months the Quakers have performed an SEC workforce on the highway; They beat Alabama to open the 2019-20 season and fell in Arkansas final 12 months.
GAME 2 – PENN (0-1) vs MISSOURI (1-0)
Friday, 11/11/2022 | 7 p.m. (8 p.m. East)
Mizzou Arena | Colombia, Mon
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Penn Game Notes | Missouri Game Notes
The Penn Missouri collection
*This is the primary assembly between the Quakers and the Tigers in males’s baskets.
*In reality, this journey to Show Me State is simply the second in this system’s historical past, the opposite going down on December 2, 1995, when the Quakers misplaced 58-51 in Saint Louis.
*Penn is 7-18 general towards present SEC applications, together with a loss at Arkansas final 12 months. Still, the Quakers went to Alabama to open the 2019-20 season, beating the Crimson Tide 81-80 in head coach Nat Oats’ Bama debut.
Penn voted to win the Ivy League
*Penn was (practically) chosen for first place within the Ivy League preseason media ballot, primarily based on votes from two members inside every college’s media contingent. The survey was introduced on Wednesday October nineteenth.
*Penn and Princeton each obtained six of the 16 first-place votes, however the Quakers ended up with 111 vote factors whereas the Tigers had 110. Yale was shut behind with 106 vote factors, together with three first-place votes. Harvard completed fourth with 86 factors and eventual first place, whereas the underside half consisted of Cornell (54), Brown (53), Dartmouth (31), and Columbia (25).
*This is the primary time for the reason that 2006-07 season that Penn has ranked first in Ivy’s preseason media ballot. That workforce, behind Ivy League Player of the Year Ibrahim Jaaber and in addition All-Ivy first-team Mark Zoller, gained the Ivy title with a 13-1 report earlier than beating Texas within the first spherical of the NCAA event A&M misplaced.
Penn MBB in numbers
2 – All-Ivy gamers again within the league in 2022-23: Princeton’s Tosan Evbuomwan and Penn’s Jordan Dingle.
2 – International Penn Players: Seniors Max Lorca Lloyd (Chile) and Michael Moschkowitz (Israel). Notably, Moshkovitz began each sport as Israel gained the 2018 FIBA European Under-20 Championship in Germany, the primary gold medal by an Israeli workforce at a FIBA occasion.
3 – 2022-23 non-conference opponents chosen within the preseason to win their respective leagues: Iona (MAAC), Towson (CAA) and Colgate (Patriot League). Penn was chosen by the Ivy League media to win the Ancient Eight.
4 – Players in program historical past who scored extra factors of their first two seasons than issues (880): Ernie Beck (1,154), Keven McDonald (1,021), Ron Haigler (947), and Stan Pawlak (922).
4 – Ivy League Rookie of the Week honors gained by Junior final season Clark Slajchert (3) and within the second 12 months GeorgeSmith (1); Sophomores like Slajchert have been eligible for the award final season as there was no 2020-21 season due to COVID-19.
5 – Victories are required by the pinnacle coach Steve Donahue To attain 100 as a head coach at Penn and 300 in his teaching profession.
6 – 30 level video games registered by issues final 12 months for many in a season in program historical past (Beck, 1951-52); In reality, the six video games put Dingle fourth on the CAREER 30-point sport record behind solely Beck (13), McDonald (8) and Pawlak (7).
9 – factors within the second 12 months Eddie Holland III in Monday’s loss at Iona; He hit three of his 4 pictures and completed with extra factors than his whole freshman marketing campaign (4).
9 – Returning gamers who had no less than two double-digit scoring video games in 2021-22, led by issues (23), Slajchert (15) and Junior Max Martin (12).
9 – Returnees who made no less than one begin in 2021/22, led by issues who began all 26 video games he performed in. The different returnees who had double-digit beginning totals final 12 months are Martz (22), Moschkowitz (16), senior Jonah Charles (14) and blacksmith (11), whereas Luke Monroe made 9 begins.
14 – Rebounds grabbed by Senior Lorca Lloyd on Monday night time at Iona, a profession excessive; He additionally had a career-high 9 factors and a career-best three blocked pictures.
16 – Scored by issues Monday at Iona, prime amongst Penn gamers; that put him at 896 for his profession.
20.8 – issues‘s points-per-game common final season, seventh on Penn’s single-season record and the very best by a Quakers participant since Keven McDonald averaged 22.3 ppg as a senior in 1977-78.
43 – Scored by Slajchert within the two video games missed by Dingle; Slajchert entered Dingle’s beginning spot at Arkansas and Dartmouth, scoring 25 factors towards the Razorbacks and 18 towards Big Green to lead Penn on each events.
53 – Three level baskets hit by Karl good for second place on workforce final season behind solely Dingle (66); Notably, nonetheless, the senior solely had six two-point baskets.
88.5 – share of Penn’s factors coming back from final season (1,785 of two,017); this contains the highest 4 Quaker scorers issues (20.8ppg), Slajchert (10.7), Martz (10.0) and Karl (6.7).