Will Venable leads San Diego with five home runs this season, including a shot to right that confused everyone. Venable is hitting .391 at the plate in his past 10 games, homering thrice.
In the minor leagues, Chris Young made his longest start (and perhaps his best start) so far with AAA Syracuse.
Judson Wallace was blogging again in advance of Barcelona Regal's appearance at the Euroleague Final Four. Wallace's team fell to rivals Real Madrid in the semis and lost by one to CSKA Moscow in the consolation game.
Nancy Lieberman's son is transferring to Richmond.
You can watch Princeton recruit Steven Cook in the 3rd Annual Chicago United Hoops Classic: Southside vs. Westside.
The San Diego Padres need Will Venable to break out in 2013.
Go seventy minutes in to this podcast for an interview with Tiger assistant Brian Earl.
Judson Wallace scored six points off the bench as Barcelona won the Copa Del Rey over Valencia.
Colorado closed on a 23-12 run and the result was yet another close loss for Oregon State (12-12).
This just in: Limited tickets may still be available for Saturday's game. Call Harvard's (617-495-2211) or Princeton's (609-258-9220) ticket offices today or email Bob Ruxin.
Georgetown hosts Marquette on Big Monday and Fairfield plays their snow-delayed contest against Manhattan at home.
Around the Ivy League: After playing with fire in their first five conference games, Harvard (13-7 / 5-1) could not extinguish a Columbia (10-10 / 2-4) conflagration. The Lions led by as many as 20 down the stretch in a 78-63 victory. Cornell (11-12 / 3-3) dispatched Dartmouth (6-14 / 2-4) in Ithaca, 79-56.
There are five different former Princeton players currently suiting up professionally overseas. For the second straight year I asked each of them (minus Konrad Wysocki, who I still don't have contact info for) to update how things are going both on and off the court in Europe. Responses have been slowly trickling back since the start of the Tigers' exam break.
Read chronological first person dispatches from Mason Rocca, Judson Wallace, Dan Mavraides and Kareem Maddox after the jump, plus a brief word from Pawel Buczak.
While the visiting team played without star Dirk Nowitzi, it was the third straight victory for the top team in Spain over an NBA foe. Wallace did not see action in the first quarter but was a significant contributor the rest of the way with a team-high five assists including a pair of no look perimeter passes that set up three point shots for teammates.
The Princeton alum recorded a left wing three, a rebound follow tipping the ball away from the Mavs' Shawn Marion and a trio of free throws.
Elsewhere in Europe, Kareem Maddox is off to a "dream start" with Newcastle.
J. Richey Nash, who earned a varsity letter as a member of the Tigers in the 1986-87 season, is the writer, star and co-director of a new film titled "Hitting the Cycle" that is making its premiere this week.
La di da di. Georgetown's Midnight Madness will feature Doug E. Fresh.
A prospect from Nevada chose Harvard over Stanford, Princeton, Cal, UC Santa Barbara and Lehigh.
The Crimson have adjusted their roster for the upcoming season. Officially absent are Kyle Casey, Brandyn Curry and junior Matt Brown.
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Judson Wallace knocked down a championship-sealing pair of free throws with a just over a second remaining as FC Barcelona defeated Real Madrid 73-69 in the deciding game of the ACB championship series.
Chris Young (1-1) likely deserved a better fate on Father's Day, taking a loss despite throwing seven innings versus the Reds during which he only allowed two earned runs. Young also drove in his team's first tally with a bases loaded walk (video). The Mets fell to Cincinnati 3-1.
Siena won the Lega A championship series in five games, perhaps ending the career of Mason Rocca with EA7 Emporio Armani Milano
He says he won't make a decision until March of next year, but a big man from the Los Angeles area mentions Princeton as one of five like-minded schools showing interest in him.
Not on this list is a two sport standout who currently has no plans to keep playing basketball as a Tiger.
2013 Princeton recruit Steven Cook is a part of Fundamental U.
Coming off the "craziest 12 hours or 14 hours of my life," Chris Young takes to the mound for the Mets, this time in Tampa versus the Rays.
Judson Wallace scored a team-high 13 points for FC Barcelona in the third game of the ACB finals. Wallace's team trails Real Madrid 2-1.
His contract is up at the end of this season and apparently Virtus Bologna has interest in signing Mason Rocca. Siena is on the verge of sweeping Rocca's current team, EA7 Emporio Armani Milano, in the Lega A championship.
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1,550 - D. Davis, 2008-12
1,546 - K. Mueller, 1987-91
1,451 - P. Campbell, 1959-62
1,441 - C. Robinson, 1979-83
1,428 - B. Earl, 1995-99
1,365 - B. Scrabis, 1985-89
1,321 - G. Petrie, 1967-70
1,292 - H. Haabestad, 1952-55
1,277 - G. Lewullis, 1995-99
1,239 - B. Taylor, 1970-72
1,207 - S. Goodrich 1994-98
1,133 - F. Sowinski, 1975-78
1,130 - R. Hielscher, 1991-95
1,122 - C. Thomforde, 1966-69
1,099 - T. Manakas, 1970-73
1,090 - J. Wallace, 2001-05
1,088 - C. Belz, 1956-59
1,079 - B. Hauptfuhrer, 1973-76
1,076 - B. Roma, 1976-79
1,071 - C. Mooney, 1990-94
1,064 - A. Hyland, Jr., 1960-63
1,062 - L. Brangan, 1957-60
1,057 - A. Hill, 1973-76
1,054 - D. Mavraides, 2007-11
1,044 - S. Johnson, 1993-1997
1,031 - J. Hummer, 1967-70
1,010 - W. Venable, 2001-05