Penn Quakers basketball

Penn Quakers basketball history

University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
The Palestra
Ivy League

Current head coach: Steve Donahue (2015-)

  • Assoc. HC: Nat Graham (2014-)
  • Asst: Joe Mihalich Jr. (2015-)
  • Asst: vacant (-)
  • DBO: Sarah Parks (2019-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  1  (1979)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  5  (1953, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1979)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  24  (1953, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2018)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  13-26
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  1  (1981)
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-1
  • CBI Appearances:  1  (2012)
  • CBI Overall Record:  1-1
  • Premo-Porretta National Championships:  (1920)
  • Helms Foundation National Championships:  2  (1920, 1921)

Conference Titles (Ivy League):

Award Winners:




Penn head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Steve Donahue 2015-Pres 95-80 1 1 0
Jerome Allen  2009-15 65-104 0 0 0
Glen Miller 2006-09 45-52 1 1 0
Fran Dunphy 1989-2006 310-163 10 9 0
Tom Schneider 1985-89 51-54 1 1 0
Craig Littlepage 1982-85 40-39 1 1 0
Bob Weinhauer 1977-82 99-45 5 4 0
Chuck Daly 1971-77 125-38 4 4 0
Dick Harter 1966-71 88-44 2 2 0
Jack McCloskey 1956-66 146-105 1 0 0
Ray Stanley 1954-56 31-19 0 0 0
Howie Dallmar 1948-54 105-51 1 1 0
Donald Kellett 1943-45, 46-48 46-31 1 0 0
Robert Dougherty 1945-46 7-10 0 0 0
Lon Jourdet 1914-20, 30-43 227-143 7 0 0
Edward McNichol 1920-30 186-63 3
Arthur Kiefaber 1912-14 10-24 0
Charles “Kid” Keinath 1909-12 36-25 0
R.B. Smith 1905-09 74-22 2
no coach 1897, 1902-05

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions


NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA. 

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