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Tuesday News:

Spencer Weisz (seen above with David Blatt and Howie Levy) and the United States' 17-18 youth boys basketball team took the gold at the 2013 Maccabiah Games with a 78-62 win over Israel.

Will Barrett may have one of the "10 Prettiest Jump Shots in College Basketball for 2013-14 Season," but there's just one issue with his inclusion...

Sticking with lists, Mitch Henderson is 10th among the "Best Coaches Never to Make the NCAA Tournament."

Here are updated statistics for Jimmy Sherburne at the Milwaukee Pro-Am.

Hans Brase talks about his experience playing for the German U-20 team.

It doesn't get much better than an animated .gif of Will Venable diving synched with Marvin Gaye.

Friday News:

Mack Darrow and Ian Hummer make this list of the Ivy League's top 10 players.

So many conference previews to get caught up on, including Rush The Court, College Basketball Talk, Sports Network and ESPN.

Basketball Prospectus and Ken Pomeroy both have the Tigers in their preseason Top 100s. ESPN The Magazine's complete rankings don't appear to be available on-line but Princeton is 95th overall.

Henry Caruso gave his word to the Tigers.

Find out who Princeton will host in this weekend's "secret scrimmage."

Joe Scott's childhood home was flooded by Hurricane Sandy. I sincerely hope that everyone reading the site today is fairing OK in the aftermath of the storm.

Dave Blatt has stepped down as head coach of the Russian national team. Could the NBA be next for Blatt?

Chris Mooney purposefully scheduled a road game in a small, hostile gym for Richmond's exhibition this weekend.

Fairfield is still scheduled to host University of Bridgeport in an exhibition tonight.

Northwestern's Bill Carmody previews his team's season.

Georgetown will be both young and mature this year.

Here's a transcript of Oregon State head coach Craig Robinson and senior center Angus Brandt's Q&A at Pac-12 Media Day. The Beavers were picked to finish eighth in their conference.

Dan Mavraides' contract with Sidigas Avellino has been extended for the full 2012-13 campaign. Last weekend Mavraides put up a great stat line as his squad defeated Mason Rocca and Bologna.

A memorial for Bill Sword will be held on Saturday morning at 11:00 am ET at Nassau Presbyterian Church (61 Nassau Street) in Princeton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad, Centurion Ministries and/or the Princeton Community Foundation.

Throwback Thursday: 1979-80 color photos.

Losing power for three days (happy to report both light and hot water have returned as of this evening), I only just now realized it was Thursday. What better time to share an amazing batch of 18 color photos from the 1979 and 1980 that David Zeft recently unearthed?

Zeft shot these images - which were previously a stack of slides - from the sidelines and stands at Jadwin Gym while attending games with his family.

I have ID'd players to the best of my ability but any further details in the comments would be greatly appreciated.

That's John Rogers (#32) shooting from the top of the key above with Randy Melville (#21) boxing out and Bob Roma (#40) on the wing. You can click on any image to enlarge.

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Wednesday News:

Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown flew Joe Scott out for a tutorial session on running the "Princeton Offense."

Taking a similar approach but heading in the opposite direction, Atlanta Hawks head man Larry Drew visited Israel last month to meet with Dave Blatt.

Our friends at Big Apple Buckets have a great piece about returning possession minutes in the Ivy League up today.

Chris Young reportedly collected $350,000 in bonuses for making 20 starts and pitching over 110 innings.

The son of a Division I head coach will play for his father's team over options including the "strong appeal" of Princeton.

Friday News:

The Daily Princetonian returns with articles on Dave Blatt and Doug Davis.

Craig Robinson has signed a one year extension at Oregon State.

A game that the just-retired Jim Calhoun coached at Princeton back in 1979 is referenced in a piece by Alexander Wolff.

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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Monday News:

C. Young (4-7) - 6.0 IP 5 H 2 ER 4 BB 7 K 4.39 ERA. 97 pitches, 56 strikes.

Chris Young still hasn't won a game at Citi Field this season, but he pitched well versus Atlanta yesterday. However the Braves yet again trumped Young's Mets, this time in 10 innings.

Congratulations Mitch Henderson, you're the 152nd most-followed Division I head coach on Twitter.

The ESPN profile for Princeton recruit Steven Cook has been updated.

Craig Robinson discusses balancing basketball and politics.

I believe I missed this piece on Dave Blatt the first time through.

YouTube potpourri LXXV.

Here’s the latest collection of videos from various corners of the Princeton basketball family. Above, the first six minutes of Princeton's home win over Lafayette from last season.

Six additional videos follow after the jump.

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Monday News:

Dave Blatt and Russia took the bronze at the Olympics with a thrilling 81-77 victory over Argentina. The Russians scored the game's final five points in the last 37 seconds. Before tipoff the MetroWest Daily News spoke with Blatt.

Fairfield head coach Sydney Johnson gives a positive review to the NCAA's rule change allowing limited scrimmages and individual skill sessions during the summer.

Over the weekend Will Venable (video) smacked his seventh home run of the season, his first since the All-Star break.

As part of Amazin' Calls, Chris Young dialed up a woman from Floral Park.

Former Princeton player Kriner Cash makes a cameo in the inspection of an Auburn running back's high school transcript.

Tuesday News:

Harvard has released their home men's basketball slate. That information, combined with the announcement of Princeton's women's basketball schedule all-but locks in dates for 13 of the Tigers' 14 Ivy contests.

Dave Blatt, unlikely coach of the Russian national team, is profiled on Sports Illustrated's site.

Monday News:

Dave Blatt coached Russia to a 77-74 upset of Spain. Over the weekend Blatt was profiled by the Star Ledger.

The Russians finished at the top of Group B with a 4-1 record, losing at the buzzer to Australia this morning.

A 2013 power forward from northern New Jersey has narrowed his list of suitors to 13 schools, including Princeton.

As of four days ago, the Tigers were still looking to add a "guarantee game" to the 2012-13 schedule.

Friday News:

C. Young (3-5) 7.0 IP 4 H 1 ER 0 BB 4 K 4.22 ERA. 97 pitches, 64 strikes.

Winless in July, Chris Young received decent run support and got back on track in San Francisco. Young retired 12 of the final 13 batters he faced as the Mets bested the Giants 9-1.

At the Olympics, the Dave Blatt-coached Russian team secured a spot in the quarterfinals with a one point victory over Brazil. A thrilling final minute of play concluded with Vitaliy Fridzon's falling down, left pocket three pointer that somehow gave his team the 75-74 decision.

Craig Robinson and Oregon State held their first of 10 summer practices yesterday in advance of the team's trip to Europe.

After missing almost all of last season with an injury, Norwua Agho won't be returning for Columbia in 2012-13.

Remember Princeton's close 2010 loss to then-undefeated Central Florida? That's just one victory the Knights have vacated as part of the school's self-imposed penalties

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