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Throwback Thursday: 1980s programs.

Last week's first ever "Throwback Thursday" focusing on a collection of Bill Bradley-related artifacts has inspired me to give it another go today. If anything it means that some items I've been long-overdue to file will finally get put away out of sight!

This time out we're looking at assorted early 1980s programs. A cross-section of covers, interesting photos and player profiles can be all found after the jump.

Click on any image to enlarge, and feel free to share memories from any of these games in the comments.

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Labor Day News:

Princeton won their second game in Spain, 66-61 over C.B. Prat. You can see a full box score here. Ian Hummer again led the Tigers, this time with 20 points and seven rebounds. Brendan Connolly added 12 and Will Barrett tallied seven plus a game-best 13 boards.

As he has already done twice so far in games stateside, Mack Darrow's two free throws during the final seconds secured Princeton the victory.

Also of note, 10 points for Chris Clement starting a second straight time at guard and nine for sophomore big Bobby Garbade off the bench.

Princeton won despite shooting 1-9 from three point range and 11-22 on free throws. Turnovers were down considerably from game one against Manresa.

Next on the docket is Tuesday's contest versus LEB Oro squad CB Lucentum Alicante. I believe Darryl Middleton, who at 46 years of age is older than the combined age of any two current Tigers of your choosing, is on this team's roster.

Back home the Mets scored five runs before Chris Young (4-7) had thrown his first pitch versus Florida and the former two sport Princeton standout pitched five innings of five hit, one run baseball as New York won 5-1. Will Venable (video) also slugged his ninth home run of the season.

Finally, a forthcoming book on the Sacramento Kings touches upon Pete Carril and Princeton's 1996 NCAA victory over UCLA.

Saturday News:

Princeton's first exhibition in Spain was a 76-66 loss to Assignia Manresa. A full box score can be viewed here.

The Tigers led 26-24 after a fast-paced first quarter, but were outscored 18-10 and 19-15 in the following two stanzas, even with their hosts 15-15 over the final 10 minutes.

Ian Hummer reportedly played quite well tallying 21 points and six rebounds, recording a game-best value of 23. Will Barrett had 13 puntos and seven rebotes, but also committed seven of the Tigers' 25 turnovers.

Neither T.J. Bray or Jimmy Sherburne saw the floor for Princeton so guard duty was handled by Clay Wilson (3), Chris Clement (5) and Denton Koon (6).

Tomorrow afternoon in Spain the Tigers will face C.B. Prat from the country's LEB Plata.

The ACB and PDR sites have more on the game, with both articles already translated for your convenience. CollegeBasketballTalk adds some thoughts as well.

Pete Carril is interviewed at length about how the "Princeton Offense" might work for the Los Angeles Lakers.

Friday News:

Pete Carril will speak at the Fairfield University Coaches' Clinic on October 28.

Here is an interesting, uncorroborated story about a possible 2012 non-conference opponent and how this game came to be.

Georgetown ranked 12th in ESPN's 50 in 50 countdown.

An Arizona State assistant is leaving to replace Dan Leibovitz at Penn.

Monday News:

Congratulations are in order for Mitch Henderson and his wife on the birth of their son Theodore Robert (not pictured above).

Pete Carril was profiled in El Pais. I ran the article through Google Translate which should make it somewhat easier to parse the content if you don't speak Spanish.

Carril and Coach Henderson met soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimović when French football club Paris Saint-Germain practiced at Princeton recently.

The Dave Blatt-coached Russian team opened group play at the 2012 Olympics with a 95-75 victory over host nation Great Britain.

A pair of scheduling updates: Georgetown has been matched with UCLA in the second Legends Classic semifinal and Oregon State will play Alabama at MSG in one of the 2K Sports Classic's semis.

It was poor fastball location that plagued Chris Young (2-5) on Saturday night in Arizona. Young allowed seven hits and six earned runs in four innings of work as the Mets fell 6-3 to the Diamondbacks.

One sentence of praise for Ian Hummer from someone who has watched a good number of Kenner League games over the years.

Men's basketball is one of the sports to potentially benefit by the creation of the Ralph DeNunzio ’53 and Nike Endowment Fund at Princeton.

Happy birthday, Coach Carril.

A happy birthday to Dr. Peter J. Carril, who turns 82 today.

Monday News:

As we hit the All-Star break, San Diego's Will Venable is slumping, hitting .091 in his last 10 games and down to .248 for the season. Venable has six home runs, 16 doubles and 21 RBIs as baseball pauses midway through the campaign.

Since returning from injury in June, Chris Young has started six games for the Mets. His 2-2 record disguises a 3.41 ERA. Young has pitched at least five innings in each of his starts.

After throwing six shutout innings against Philadelphia the last time out, Young was touched up for three runs in the seventh as the Phillies rallied past New York. Batters are hitting far better versus Young the third time through the lineup.

Pete Carril is part of the first class that will be inducted into the Reading High Athletic Hall of Fame.

Those in the DC area can watch Ian Hummer play at the Kenner League for Hoop Magic.

Hummer's Tigers are ranked 136th overall in the first 2012-13 team preview I've come across.

A 2013 power forward attending the LeBron James Skills Academy has heavy interest from three Ivy programs, including Princeton.

Fairfield has announced a competitive non-conference schedule for the upcoming season.

At the M&I Kansas City Shootout on November 30th, Oregon State will play Kansas.

Dave Blatt is coaching Russia at the Olympics.

Tuesday News:

Will Venable returned from his oblique injury and promptly smacked three hits versus Milwaukee, including his fifth home run of the season to lead off the game.

It was pointed out to me that in the process Venable passed his father Max for most career hits in his family.

You can watch Pete Carril receive his honorary doctorate from Princeton here. Go 1:02:46 in to see.

Chris Mooney shared stories of Coach Carril at the Richmond head man's recent lecture on leadership.

While it has some errors, this Princeton recruiting page also acts as a class-by-class depth chart. Worth bookmarking.

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.

Al Dufty is remembered fondly.

Friday News:

Ian Hummer cracked Basketball Prospectus' list of last season's Top 100 players.

TigerBlog has a piece on Doctor Pete Carril.

A panel of ESPN writers/personalities went conference by conference ranking the best and worst jobs in each. An interesting exercise.

One day after making his first major league start in 13 months, Chris Young went on the team's "paternity list." Young's wife gave birth to the couple's third child on Wednesday morning.

A forward who plays on the Main Line apparently holds offers from Princeton and Fairfield.

Here's the official press release on Kendrick Saunders being named an assistant coach at Navy.

Wednesday News:

Photo Credit: Sacramento Bee / Mel Evans

Princeton bestowed an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree to Pete Carril during yesterday's Commencement.

Far less momentous, but there's a brief, funny Carril anecdote in this piece on how social media has limited what contemporary coaches say and do.

It was an encouraging return to the major leagues for Chris Young. Making his first start in 13 months, Young allowed two earned runs on six hits in five innings for the Mets (75 pitches, 52 strikes), a small part of an odd 12 inning loss at Washington.

Will Venable is likely going to avoid the disabled list but remains out with a strained right oblique. Venable has been reunited with fellow Princetonian Ross Ohlendorf in San Diego.

Friend of the site Andy Glockner examines the rise of Harvard for Sports Illustrated.

Pete Carril's Hall of Fame enshrinement speech.

A treat. Coach Carril is inducted into the Basketball Hall Of Fame in 1997, joined on stage by Butch van Breda Kolff and Bill Bradley.

Tuesday News:

The big news from yesterday was the Ivy League's announcement that NBC Sports Network (formerly Versus) would be carrying between six and 10 men's basketball games in 2012-13 and 2013-14. As Soft Pretzel Logic states, these broadcasts can include non-conference matchups.

In addition, Princeton's separate agreement with the ESPN family of networks, which seems to always mean two Ivy contests at Jadwin Gym are broadcast nationally, remains in effect and continues beyond this two year deal with NBC Sports Network.

Whether that means fewer Princeton games will be part of this new package or that you'll see more Tiger action than ever before with greater ease remains to be seen.

This new partnership also includes Ivy League football and men's lacrosse games.

John Rogers recommends some "great stocks for sports lovers."

More blogging by Judson Wallace as FC Barcelona preps for the Euroleague Final Four.

Chris Young is scheduled to make his first rehab start on Thursday with the Mets' Class A-Advanced affiliate in St. Lucie.

If the Portland Trail Blazers call about their open General Manager position, the Sacramento Bee feels Geoff Petrie should listen.

Bill Bradley shares his concerns about the influence of money in politics.

On this day in 1967, Pete Carril was hired at Princeton.

Sydney Johnson feels Tony Newsom is "ready to be a head coach." Will Brown agree?

I was shocked to read late last night that Don Gowan, head coach at the Canterbury School, died suddenly. He was only 38. Gowan coached Princeton recruit Edo Lawrence and I enjoyed talking with him and exchanging emails for multiple pieces this past season. My condolences to his friends, family and colleagues.

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