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Saturday News:

Today's Game: Cornell (10-13 / 5-4) vs. Princeton (14-10 / 5-3)
Location: Jadwin Gym - Princeton, NJ
Time: 6:00 pm ET
Radio: 103.3 fm WPRB
Series History: Princeton leads 136-79.
Last meeting: Cornell 67 Princeton 59 - 1/13/12

Cornell Princeton
9-2 Home Record 6-2
1-11 Away Record 7-7
0-0 Neutral Record 1-1
186 RPI 96
191 Sagarin 131
183 Pomeroy 117
66.7 Points / Game 64.8
68.0 Points Allowed / Game 62.1
.415 FG% .438
.675 FT% .662
.342 3PT FG% .349
32.6 Rebounds / Game 33.7
8.5 Off. Rebounds / Game         9.3
-6.1 Rebounding Margin -0.4
14.0 Assists / Game 13.8
13.6 Turnovers / Game 12.3
3.3 Blocks / Game 3.8
Ferry: 11.6 Points Hummer: 16.7
Miller: 6.2 Rebounds Hummer: 7.7
Wroblewski: 5.4 Assists Bray: 3.7
Wroblewski: 1.8 Steals Bray: 1.6
Miller: 1.8 Blocks Hummer: 1.1
Chemerinski: .660 FG% (Min: 10 FGM) Koon: .538
Wroblewski: .865 FT% (Min: 5 FTM) Saunders: .800
Ferry: .403 3PT FG% (Min: 10 3PTM)    Bray: .429

Fairfield vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee - 4:00 pm ET
Charlotte vs. Richmond - 6:00 pm ET
Louisiana-Monroe vs. Denver - 6:00 pm ET
Georgetown vs. Providence - 7:00 pm ET - ESPN3
Minnesota vs. Northwestern - 7:00 pm ET - Big Ten Network
Oregon State vs. Cal - 10:00 pm ET

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

In addition to our recap, read about Princeton's third consecutive conference victory on, in the Daily Princetonian and on The area's two daily newspaper's appear to not have covered the game.

Here is a lone preview of tonight's contest.

Fairfield visits Wisconsin-Milwaukee as part of Bracketbuster Saturday.

Charlotte heads to Richmond.

Denver hosts Louisiana-Monroe. The Pioneers are potentially pushing towards the NCAA Tournament.

Working towards a double bye in the Big East Tournament, Georgetown plays at Providence.

In something close to a must win game, Northwestern welcomes Minnesota to Welsh-Ryan Arena. John Shurna is on the brink of becoming the Wildcats' all time scoring leader.

Oregon State looks for a season sweep of Cal.

Aris Thessaloniki (via Google Translate) writes of the success Dan Mavraides had versus Jeremy Lin. Sean Gregory adds a few more words on Lin for Time.

Around the Ivy League: Zack Rosen willed Penn (14-11 / 6-2) to a 73-66 victory over Cornell (10-13 / 5-4) at The Palestra. On the strength of a 20-0 first half run, Harvard (22-3 / 8-1) defeated Brown (7-19 / 1-8) by 27. Yale (17-6 / 7-2) won 70-61 at Dartmouth (4-21 / 0-9).

Thursday News:

MCCC vs. Morris - 7:00 pm ET
Denver vs. Florida Atlantic - 7:00 pm ET
Manhattan vs. Fairfield - 7:30 pm ET
Iowa vs. Northwestern - 9:00 pm ET - ESPNU
Washington State vs. Oregon State - 10:00 pm ET

Derrick Williams had a putback with five seconds left to give Richmond (13-12) a 78-76 win over visiting La Salle.

Georgetown (18-5) fell in overtime at Syracuse, 64-61. Hoya Prospectus runs the numbers.

An early preview of this weekend's games can be found in the Harvard Crimson.

The Princeton/Penn series makes up one eighth of an ESPN piece on college basketball's best rivalries.

There are four new pictures of Pete Carril on the Trenton Times web site.

According to a press release, Bill Bradley was named to Activate Networks' board of directors.

A five game Fairfield homestand concludes with a visit from Manhattan.

Denver plays at Florida Atlantic.

Seeking their third straight victory, Northwestern hosts Iowa. Wildcats head coach Bill Carmody visited with WGN.

Oregon State returns to Gill Coliseum to face Washington State.

Time's Sean Gregory writes about the recent ascent of former Harvard guard Jeremy Lin.

Tuesday News:

MCCC vs. Morris - 7:00 pm ET

Holy Cross vs. Columbia - 7:00 pm ET

Congratulations to Sean Gregory. His superb piece Princeton vs. UCLA: Reflections on a Historic Upset for Time Magazine won first place in the USBWA 2011 Best Writing Contest's Magazine Length Feature category.

Mike Rice has someone to rely on as Rutgers prepares for Princeton.

Ian Hummer made his fourth straight Ivy League Honor Roll.

Another good Ken Pomeroy factoid: Princeton has the sixth-greatest average height in Division I.

Georgetown's Hollis Thompson was named Big East Player of the Week.

Denver is the lead story for ESPN's Mid-Major Report. The Pioneers host MAAC favorite Iona on Wednesday.

This week's Sit Down With Sydney has been posted.

The latest Associated Press (#25) and ESPN/USA Today (#24) polls both include Harvard for the first time.

Around the Ivy League: Reggie Willhite scored 23 points as Yale (6-2) won their fourth straight, 73-71 over Sacred Heart. Brown (4-6) was outscored 42-12 in the paint as the Bears lost by 31 to Providence.

1996-97 team photo.

A reader was kind enough to scan and send over this photo of the 1996-97 Tigers, a squad that would go 24-3 in the regular season with an unblemished Ivy record before falling 55-52 to Cal in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Front row: Jason Osier, Brian Earl, Alex Karlsen, Sean Gregory, Gabe Lewullis, Phil Belin, Mitch Henderson, J.R. Gillern, Jose Ramirez-Del Toro

Back row: Jim Brenner, Joe Scott, Jay Galloway, Sydney Johnson, James Mastaglio, Steve Goodrich, Jesse Rosenfeld, Nate Walton, Mason Rocca, John McCann, Darren Hite, John Thompson III, Bill Carmody, Mike McDonnell

22% of those pictured have been the head basketball coach at Princeton.

Click to enlarge.

Mason Rocca interview.

It has been a decade since Mason Rocca '00 initially began playing professionally in Italy and the former Princeton standout is hosting a basketball camp for the first time this offseason in his adopted homeland.

Running from June 27th to July 1st, the "Study to Win" camp will reunite several former Tigers with the Armani Jeans Milano captain, mixing on-court and in-classroom education.

I had a chance to exchange emails with Mason and catch up before his inaugural camp gets underway. The full interview can be found after the jump.

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YouTube potpourri XXXVII.

The latest collection of videos from various corners of the Princeton basketball family is a long and varied one. Above, inside the huddle with David Blatt and Zeljko Obradovic at the 2011 Euroleague Final.

Seven additional clips after the jump.

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Wednesday News:

Wednesday, March 16th
(5) UW Milwaukee vs. (4) Northwestern – 8:00 pm ET – ESPN3

Thursday, March 17th
East region – Tampa, FL
(13) Princeton vs. (4) Kentucky – 2:45 pm ET – CBS
NCAA Tournament

Southwest region – Denver, CO
(12) Richmond vs. (5) Vanderbilt – 4:10 pm ET – TBS
NCAA Tournament

Friday, March 18th
Southwest region – Chicago, IL
(11) USC/VCU vs. (6) Georgetown – 9:50 pm ET – TBS
NCAA Tournament

Princeton will meet the media this morning in Tampa and then hold a public practice at the St. Pete Times Forum. Look for coverage of both events later today on the site.

The Daily Princetonian writes about how different styles obscure the similarities between Princeton and Kentucky.

There are two articles in the Princeton Packet: One on Douglas Davis' shot to vanquish Harvard and one on the Tigers' return to the NCAA Tournament.

There are also two articles in the Trentonian: One profiling Ian Hummer making a name for himself and one on head coach Sydney Johnson.

The Ventura County Star talks to Kareem Maddox about his first trip to the NCAA Tournament.

The Advocate-Messenger has quotes from John Calipari after watching tape of Princeton.

The Tampa Bay Tribune and the St. Petersburg Times introduce the Tigers to a new audience.

In addition to his great piece on Princeton/UCLA, Sean Gregory also talks at length about and with his former coach Pete Carril.

A junior forward from New Jersey is focused on Princeton.

Northwestern hosts UW Milwaukee tonight. Bill Carmody is picking up the tab for all the student tickets.

In advance of his NCAA Tournament return on Friday, Chris Wright is practicing with Georgetown.

Rush The Court wraps up the 2010-11 Ivy League season and hands out some awards.

Mets starter Chris Young pitched 5 1/3 innings of one run baseball versus the Nationals. Might Young make the trip west to Tampa from Port St. Lucie on Thursday?

A new Schuylkill 16 has dropped, with Princeton in fourth place. More importantly, I won Comment of the Week.

Around the Ivy League: Well-traveled Harvard (23-7) saw their season end with a 71-54 NIT loss at Oklahoma State.

Inside Princeton's upset of UCLA.

Sean Gregory from Time Magazine takes readers inside Princeton's 1996 upset of UCLA. Gregory talked to everyone - from Reggie Miller (sans backwards light blue baseball cap) to players on both sides to fans in the stands at the RCA Dome that day to the photographer of the iconic image above.

You'll learn new wrinkles about a game you thought you had already heard everything about via this excellent, epic article - and that's worthy of its own post.

Should have used some of my quotes, though!

Harvard pictures.

Photos from today's game courtesy Stephen Goldsmith.

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Monday News:

Today's Game: Princeton (1-1 / 0-0) vs. James Madison (1-1 / 0-0)
Location: JMU Convocation Center - Harrisonburg, VA
Time: 7:00 pm ET
Radio: 103.3 fm WPRB
Series History: This is the first meeting between the two teams.
Last meeting: This is the first meeting between the two teams.

Princeton James Madison
1-0 Home Record 0-0
0-1 Away Record 1-1
0-0 Neutral Record 0-0
149 RPI 184
149 Sagarin 180
142 Pomeroy 148
69.0 Points / Game 67.5
85.0 Points Allowed / Game 71.0
.476 FG% .522
.595 FT% .608
.395 3PT FG% .381
33.5 Rebounds / Game 35.0
11.5 Off. Rebounds / Game         8.5
+5.0 Rebounding Margin +3.0
15.5 Assists / Game 11.5
21.5 Turnovers / Game 21.5
2.0 Blocks / Game 3.0
Mavraides: 21.0 Points Moore: 16.0
Connolly: 7.5 Rebounds Goins: 11.0
Connolly, Maddox: 3.5 Assists Bowles, Jackson: 3.0
Maddox: 2.0 Steals Hitchens: 1.0
Hummer, Maddox, Darrow, Barrett: 0.5 Blocks Bowles: 1.5
Mavraides: .636 FG% (Min: 5 FGM) Bowles: .737
Davis: 1.000 FT% (Min: 5 FTM) Moore: .733
Mavraides: .667 3PT FG%    Goins .333

Cornell vs. Lehigh - 7:00 pm ET

A 15-0 second half run helped Georgetown (5-0) sprint past NC State for the Charleston Classic title. Hollis Thompson scored 18, one of four Hoyas in double figures in the 82-67 win.

Kevin Smith returned from an injury and Richmond (3-1) dropped Charleston Southern, 82-71.

Texas Southern surprised Oregon State (1-2) by a 66-60 score in Corvallis. The Beavers shot 1-13 from three point range in the second half against the Tigers.

Sean Gregory interviews Drew Brees at

Chris Young and his wife are hosting the first annual December Nights Winter Coat Drive on December 3rd in San Diego.

Around the Ivy League: Loyola (Md.) pulled away in the second half from Dartmouth (1-3) for a 73-59 decision.

YouTube potpourri XI.

The latest collection of videos from various corners of the Princeton basketball family. Bill Carmody speaks at Northwestern's Midnight Madness event above.

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Princeton Tigers on Twitter?

While Princetonians haven't taken to Twitter with the same zeal of their conference rivals at Cornell and Harvard or the constantly-posting Hoyas of Georgetown, there are still a decent number of former, current and future Tigers using this popular real time micro-blogging service.

I've assembled a comprehensive list of orange and black Twitter users after the jump. If you know of anyone I'm missing, please let me know and I'll add them to the list ASAP. Many of these accounts are inactive or rarely used, but click away.

While you're networking socially you can always follow this site on the Twitter.

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