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.
Start your week with the senior season highlights of Princeton recruit Henry Caruso, who was named third team all-state by Cal-Hi Sports.
Will Venable lined his third home run of the season yesterday and you can see the footage here. Venable's hitting just .216 in 30 games for the Padres.
Have you ever wondered if T.J. Bray can dunk? Your question has been answered.
A New Jersey guard claims 19 offers, including one from Princeton. There's a small forward from the Philly suburbs who also apparently has been offered by the Tigers.
The NCAA has approved a measure that allows teams to start their practice schedules two weeks earlier. It looks like most seasons will start around September 27 but this new rule "would allow schools to make their own judgment about the starting time when practice begins."
While some felt Rutgers should hire Bill Carmody, it looks like Eddie Jordan is the likely next coach of the Scarlet Knights. Jordan was an assistant coach with the Sacramento Kings alongside Pete Carril, who offers advice in relation to any possibleimplementation of the "Princeton Offense."
A "majestic display" from Kareem Maddox propelled Newcastle Eagles in the first leg of their BBL playoff series with Sheffield Sharks.
Ian Hummer shares the latest Ivy League Player of the Week honors. For those of you keeping score at home that's three solo awards and a pair of split awards this season for the Princeton senior. Both times Hummer has been Co-POW the other recipient has been Harvard's Wesley Saunders.
Northwestern vs. Illinois - 8:15 pm ET - Big Ten Network
San Jose State vs. Denver - 9:00 pm ET
Oregon State vs. UCLA - 9:00 pm ET - ESPNU
Colby-Sawyer vs. Dartmouth - 7:00 pm ET
Penn vs. NJIT - 7:30 pm ET
Yesterday outfielder Will Venable signed a one year deal with San Diego, avoiding arbitration in the process.
Georgetown (12-3) forward Greg Whittington has been officially declared academically ineligible. Without their second leading scorer, the Hoyas went out and opened up as large as a 23 point lead in a 74-65 victory over Providence.
Butler beat Richmond (11-7) by 15 at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
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