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Thursday News:

Judson Wallace talks about his lengthy professional career overseas.

It is back to the disabled list for Chris Young.

Will Venable had a walk-off single (video) for San Diego in the Padres' extra inning victory over Seattle. A Gatorade shower (video) was his reward.

Princeton recruit Peter Miller received Northfield Mount Hermon's Richard Valentine Award, which is "the highest athletic honor given to an NMH student-athlete."

I've been thinking about Pete Carril repeatedly in the wake of the Mike Rice and Julie Hermann controversies, but Sean Gregory is the first former Princeton player to mention how Carril "walked the tightrope" with his tactics.

Here is the name of Princeton's new Director of Basketball Operations.

Harvard assistant Yanni Hufnagel left the Crimson staff for a job with Vanderbilt.

Thursday News:

Scott Greenman is leaving Georgetown to become an assistant coach on Mike Brennan's staff at American.

Princeton recruit Amir Bell took part in the Southern Jamfest with Team Jersey Elite and earned praise from an observer.

Will Venable is finding his power stroke at home, yet batting him second is causing one writer pain. You can watch video of Venable's seventh home run this season here.

In his most recent start for AAA Syracuse, Chris Young pitched four scoreless innings before allowing damage in his fifth and final frame.

Monday News:

Will Venable lofted a home run to right (video) and added a nice running catch in San Diego's victory over Washington yesterday.

Chris Young makes his sixth start for AAA Syracuse this morning. Young allowed eight earned runs in 4.2 innings his last time on the mound for the Chiefs.

Mixed Martial Arts have evoked the hard side of former Georgetown center Roy Hibbert.

Oregon State will enroll a point guard one year earlier than originally planned.

Denver's Royce O'Neale is transferring to Baylor so he can be closer to his family.

Spotted on eBay: a Princeton basketball belt buckle and a 1977 ticket stub from when the Tigers bested Notre Dame at Jadwin Gym.

Brown guard Joe Sharkey has been in critical condition the past week after an assault in Providence. Two suspects have since been charged including a former member of the Bears' football team.

Monday News:

The Women in Athletic Training Tennis Tournament will be held on June 8th at Princeton. As part of a silent auction leading up to this event benefitting the Susan G. Komen Foundation, you can bid on a signed basketball autographed by Pete Carril. Email Natalie Senese to get in the running!

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.

Thursday News:

Mike Francesa brought his radio show to Fairfield yesterday and Sydney Johnson joined him for a 12 minute segment.

Princeton volunteer assistant Dan Geriot is leaving the Tigers staff after two seasons for a position at Campbell.

Chris Young had a rough outing in his first appearance for the Syracuse Chiefs.

In 1965 Bill Bradley was an Oxford scholar turned European champion.

Bradley served as the inspiration for another Rhodes Scholar, football player Myron Rolle.

A piece on new Rutgers coach Eddie Jordan includes quotes from Pete Carril and George Leftwich Sr.

Rick Pitino was asked about what made a number of coaches Hall of Famers, including Carril.

A survey on two possible major changes to college basketball included the opinions of Chris Mooney and Craig Robinson. What do you think about starting practice sooner and/or cutting five seconds off the shot clock?

Saturday News:

Bill Bradley was selected as one the top 15 All-Time March Madness Players by the NCAA.

After looking for a major league deal elsewhere, Chris Young rejoined Washington for an incentive-laden minor league agreement.

A piece on Michigan head coach John Beilein has several quotes from Richmond coach Chris Mooney.

Princeton recruit Henry Caruso was awarded First Team All-Mercury News status.

Fairfield has already named their captain for next season.

The first transfer list of 2013 includes one Ivy League name.

Tuesday News:

Ian Hummer is one of 40 players to earn Honorable Mention AP All-American status.

Hummer is also on the Big Apple Buckets All-MET squad's first team.

Kareem Maddox returned from an injury with another double-double.

The Washington Nationals remain in contact with Chris Young.

Somehow I missed this piece from before the start of the NCAA Tournament that talked with Will Venable about his experience.

Wednesday News:

Ian Hummer was named First Team All-District 13 by the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

As expected, the Nationals gave Chris Young his release yesterday. It sounds like a good number of other teams are interested in Young's services but the Mets apparently are not one of them.

Tuesday News:

Will Barrett is among the Princeton players talking about getting back to work after the conclusion of the season.

In a game with 15 ties and 16 lead changes, Richmond (19-15) lost 57-51 at Wright State in the CBI quarterfinals.

Following four effective innings in his final spring training start, it appears Chris Young will opt out of his minor league deal with the Washington Nationals.

Thomas Boswell has ideas on how to reverse Georgetown's recent postseason misfortunes.

Did you know that as a senior Ian Hummer was one of 15 players nationally raked in the Top 50 for usage who also had an offensive rating greater than 109.5?

Researching when the last time was an All-State player from New Jersey was heading to play basketball at Princeton, I came across this 1995 article about the toughening of Brian Earl during practice before the start of his freshman campaign.

Friday News:

Friday, March 22
(15) Florida Gulf Coast vs. (2) Georgetown
NCAA - 6:50 pm ET - TBS

Saturday, March 23
(14) Harvard vs. (6) Arizona
NCAA - 6:10 pm ET - TNT

Monday, March 25
Richmond vs. Wright State
CBI - 7:00 pm ET

Princeton recruit Steven Cook took home First Team All-Area status from the Chicago Sun-Times.

Future Tiger Amir Bell was named Second Team All-Area by the Home News Tribune.

Chris Young threw five shutout innings for Washington, which could serve significant as Young's opt-out clause kicks in on Sunday.

Greed is good for Kareem Maddox.

Denver (22-10) was running circles around Maryland in the NIT, leading 48-39 with less than nine minutes remaining. A flagrant elbow on the Pioneers combined with the Terrapins switching to a smaller lineup down the stretch led to a game-closing 23-4 run. Joe Scott's team fell 62-52, concluding their season.

Georgetown is looking to end recent tournament woes, beginning with tonight's contest versus Florida Gulf Coast.

Around the Ivy League: Harvard (20-9 / 11-3) did it. The Crimson surprised New Mexico 68-62 in the NCAA Tournament behind four starters in double figures, the school's first postseason victory. Watch the final seconds here.

Friday News:

Today's Game: Princeton (16-9 / 9-2) vs. Yale (12-17 / 6-6)
Location: Lee Amphitheater - New Haven, CT
Time: 7:00 pm ET
Radio: 103.3 fm WPRB
Series History: Princeton leads 144-83.
Last meeting: Yale 69 Princeton 65 - 2/9/13.

Princeton Yale
9-4 Home Record 6-4
7-4 Away Record 5-11
0-1 Neutral Record 1-2
112 RPI 209
92 Sagarin 214
82 Pomeroy 200
64.0 Points / Game 66.5
57.0 Points Allowed / Game 66.4
.465 FG% .425
.730 FT% .720
.396 3PT FG% .345
31.6 Rebounds / Game 35.0
9.2 Off. Rebounds / Game         12.2
+3.2 Rebounding Margin +3.7
14.3 Assists / Game 12.9
12.6 Turnovers / Game 14.4
3.2 Blocks / Game 3.0
Hummer: 16.3 Points Morgan: 11.1
Hummer: 6.6 Rebounds Sears: 5.6
Hummer: 4.0 Assists Duren, Grace: 2.4
Bray: 1.8 Steals Duren, Morgan: 1.1
Hummer: 0.8 Blocks Sherrod: 1.1
Koon: .554 FG% (Min: 10 FGM) Townsend: .522
Koon: .800 FT% (Min: 10 FTM) Morgan: .908
Barrett: .506 3PT FG% (Min: 10 3PTM)    Martin: .465

(10) St. Peter's vs. (7) Fairfield - MAAC Tournament - 9:30 pm ET

Penn vs. Brown - 7:00 pm ET
Columbia vs. Harvard - 7:00 pm ET
Cornell vs. Dartmouth - 7:00 pm ET

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The Trentonian, the Daily Princetonian and the Yale Daily News preview this evening's matchup.

Behind 21 from Princeton recruit Steven Cook, New Trier advanced to the Class 4A Glenbrook North Sectional final.

It was a smooth start for Chris Young in Spring Training.

Northwestern (13-17) fell behind 12-0 versus Penn State in Evanston, ultimately going down 66-59.

It was the 100th win at Denver (20-8) for Joe Scott. The Pioneers' 84-55 rout of UT-Arlington combined with New Mexico State ending Louisiana Tech's winning streak means that Saturday's UD/LT tilt is now for a share of the WAC regular season title.

Oregon State (13-17) lost 72-61 at Utah.

On the first day of MAAC Tournament action, Fairfield faces St. Peter's.

Wednesday News:

Georgetown vs. UConn - 7:00 pm ET - ESPN2
George Washington vs. Richmond - 7:00 pm ET

Princeton recruit Khyan Rayner was named 2012-13 Metro League Player of the Year.

There's a March 24 opt out in Chris Young's deal with the Nationals.

Kareem Maddox is happy to put his team first.

A trap game if there ever was one awaits Georgetown when they travel to UConn tonight. No matter what happens, John Thompson III held the Hoyas together when things could have fallen apart.

Richmond hosts GW.

The latest "Sit Down With Sydney" is embedded below.

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