Liveblog — Game 1: Penn vs. UMBC

After falling one game short of an Ivy League title last year, Penn basketball opens its season tonight at the Palestra against America East non-conference foe UMBC. Follow along here as Associate Sports Editors Kenny Kasper and Allison Bart bring you the action live:

This Week on 33rd Street: Nov. 9, Part I

The 2012-13 Penn basketball season is finally upon us! Friday night, Penn opens for the second straight year against UMBC (see preview), but missing will be familiar faces like Zack Rosen, Tyler Bernardini and Rob Belcore, in addition to a completely revamped coaching staff. How will the Quakers handle the change? Senior Sports Ed. Megan Soisson sits down with her co-editors Alyssa Kress and Mike Tony to discuss what awaits Penn over the weekend and the winter: