2011–12 Penn Quakers men's basketball team

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2011–12 Penn Quakers men's basketball
Penn Quakers wordmark.png
CBI, Quarterfinals
Conference Ivy League
2011–12 record 20–13 (11–3 Ivy)
Head coach Jerome Allen (3rd year)
Assistant coach Dan Leibovitz
Assistant coach Rudy Wise
Home arena The Palestra
Seasons
2011–12 Ivy League men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Harvard 12 2   .857     26 5   .839
Penn 11 3   .786     20 13   .606
Princeton 10 4   .714     20 12   .625
Yale 9 5   .643     19 10   .655
Cornell 7 7   .500     12 16   .429
Columbia 4 10   .286     15 15   .500
Brown 2 12   .143     8 23   .258
Dartmouth 1 13   .071     5 25   .167
As of March 15, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 Penn Quakers men's basketball team represented the University of Pennsylvania during the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Quakers, led by third year head coach Jerome Allen, played their home games at The Palestra and are members of the Ivy League. They finished the season 20–13, 11–3 in Ivy League play to finish in second place. They were invited to the 2012 College Basketball Invitational where they defeated Quinnipiac in first round before falling in the quarterfinals to Butler.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
0 Miles Jackson-Cartwright Guard 6–3 175 Sophomore Van Nuys, California
1 Zack Rosen Guard 6–1 170 Senior Colonia, New Jersey
2 Simeon Esprit Guard 6–6 175 Freshman London, England
3 Henry Brooks Forward 6–8 215 Freshman Fairburn, Georgia
4 Tyler Bernardini Guard 6–6 210 Senior Carlsbad, California
11 Marin Kukoc Guard/Forward 6–7 185 Sophomore Highland Park, Illinois
12 Fran Dougherty Forward 6–8 225 Sophomore New Britain, Pennsylvania
13 Larry Loughery Forward 6–8 210 Senior Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania
14 Keelan Cairns Forward 6–10 210 Freshman Belfast, Ireland
15 Camryn Crocker Guard 6–3 170 Freshman Cypress, California
20 Dau Jok Guard 6–4 180 Sophomore Des Moines, Iowa
21 Cameron Gunter Forward/Center 6–9 205 Sophomore Morton, Pennsylvania
22 Steve Rennard Guard 6–2 175 Sophomore Hazlet, New Jersey
23 Greg Louis Forward 6–7 215 Freshman West Palm Beach, Florida
30 Patrick Lucas-Perry Guard 5–11 165 Freshman Grand Blanc, Michigan
33 Mike Howlett Center 6–9 220 Senior Amesbury, Massachusetts
34 Rob Belcore Guard 6–6 224 Senior Lake Forest, Illinois

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
11/05/2011*
4:30 PM
Carleton W 74–72 
The Palestra 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Regular Season
11/11/2011*
7:30 PM
at UMBC W 59–45  1–0
Retriever Activities Center (2,352)
Catonsville, Maryland
11/14/2011*
7:00 PM
Temple
Big 5 Game
L 67–73 OT 1–1
The Palestra (6,273)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
11/17/2011*
7:00 PM
at Rider
Philly Hoop Group Classic
W 72–78 OT 2–1
Alumni Gymnasium (1,590)
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
11/19/2011*
7:00 PM
Robert Morris
Philly Hoop Group Classic
W 66–60  3–1
The Palestra (3,089)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
11/22/2011*
7:00 PM
Wagner L 65–71  3–2
The Palestra (2,144)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
11/25/2011*
7:00 PM, TCN
No. 17 Pittsburgh
Philly Hoop Group Classic
L 58–78  3–3
The Palestra (6,843)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
11/26/2011*
7:00 PM, TCN
James Madison
Philly Hoop Group Classic
L 58–60  3–4
The Palestra (2,824)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
11/29/2011*
7:00 PM
Manhattan W 75–72  4–4
The Palestra (1,938)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
12/03/2011*
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at Villanova
Big 5 Game
L 65–73  4–5
The Pavilion (6,500)
Villanova, Pennsylvania
12/07/2011*
7:00 PM
Delaware W 66–60  5–5
The Palestra (2,351)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
12/10/2011*
7:00 PM, FSWest
vs. UCLA L 73–77  5–6
Honda Center (6,332)
Anaheim, California
12/23/2011*
7:00 PM
Marist W 84–71  6–6
The Palestra (2,513)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
12/29/2011*
7:00 PM
at Davidson L 70–75  6–7
John M. Belk Arena (4,064)
Davidson, North Carolina
01/01/2012*
5:00 PM, ESPNU
at No. 7 Duke L 55–85  6–8
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, North Carolina
01/04/2012*
7:00 PM
at Lafayette W 78–73  7–8
Kirby Sports Center (2,037)
Easton, Pennsylvania
01/10/2012*
7:00 PM
La Salle
Big 5 Game
L 57–68  7–9
The Palestra (4,480)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
01/13/2012
7:00 PM
at Columbia W 66–64  8–9 (1–0)
Levien Gymnasium (2,029)
New York City, New York
01/14/2012
7:00 PM
at Cornell W 64–52  9–9 (2–0)
Newman Arena (2,029)
Ithaca, New York
01/21/2012*
7:00 PM
Saint Joseph's
Big 5 Game
W 84–80  10–9
The Palestra (8,722)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
01/30/2012
7:00 PM
Princeton
Penn–Princeton Rivalry
W 84–80  11–9 (3–0)
The Palestra (6,835)
Philadelphia, PA
02/03/2012
7:00 PM
at Yale L 53–60  11–10 (3–1)
Payne Whitney Gymnasium (2,012)
New Haven, Connecticut
02/04/2012
6:00 PM
at Brown W 65–48  12–10 (4–1)
Pizzitola Sports Center (1,075)
Providence, Rhode Island
02/10/2012
7:00 PM
No. 25 Harvard L 50–56  12–11 (4–2)
The Palestra (7,462)
Philadelphia, PA
02/11/2012
7:00 PM
Dartmouth W 58–55  13–11 (5–2)
The Palestra (3,824)
Philadelphia, PA
02/17/2012
7:00 PM
Cornell W 73–66  14–11 (6–2)
The Palestra (3,529)
Philadelphia, PA
02/18/2012
7:00 PM
Columbia W 61–59 OT 15–11 (7–2)
The Palestra (4,103)
Philadelphia, PA
02/24/2012
7:00 PM
at Dartmouth W 57–54  16–11 (8–2)
Leede Arena (802)
Hanover, New Hampshire
02/25/2012
7:00 PM
at Harvard W 55–54  17–11 (9–2)
Lavietes Pavilion (2,195)
Cambridge, Massachusetts
03/02/2012
7:00 PM
Brown W 54–43  18–11 (10–2)
The Palestra (2,834)
Philadelphia, PA
03/03/2012
7:00 PM
Yale W 68–47  19–11 (11–2)
The Palestra (4,962)
Philadelphia, PA
03/06/2012
7:30 PM, ESPN3
at Princeton
Penn–Princeton Rivalry
L 52–62  19–12 (11–3)
Jadwin Gymnasium (3,590)
Princeton, New Jersey
2012 CBI
03/14/2012*
7:30 PM
Quinnipiac
First Round
W 74–68  20–12
The Palestra (1,268)
Philadelphia, PA
03/19/2012*
8:00 PM, HDNet
Butler
Quarterfinals
L 53–63  20–13
The Palestra (3,864)
Philadelphia, PA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

Post season awards[edit]

All-Ivy[edit]

The following players earned Ivy League postseason recognition:[1]

Player of the Year
First Team All-Ivy
  • ^Zack Rosen, Penn (Sr., G, Colonia, N.J.)
Honorable Mention All-Ivy
  • Rob Belcore, Penn (Sr., G, Lake Forest, Ill.)
  • ^Unanimous Selection

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Men's Basketball All-Ivy – 2011–12". IvyLeagueSports.com. 2012-03-07. Retrieved 2012-03-12.