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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.

Cornell pictures.

Photos from today's game courtesy Robert Solomon.

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Harvard pictures.

Photos from today's game courtesy Robert Solomon.

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Monday News:

Marquette vs. Georgetown - 7:00 pm ET - ESPN
Manhattan vs. Fairfield - 7:00 pm ET

The Daily Princetonian, the Brown Daily Herald and the Yale Daily News offer some different perspectives on last weekend's games.

The San Diego Padres need Will Venable to break out in 2013.

Go seventy minutes in to this podcast for an interview with Tiger assistant Brian Earl.

Judson Wallace scored six points off the bench as Barcelona won the Copa Del Rey over Valencia.

Colorado closed on a 23-12 run and the result was yet another close loss for Oregon State (12-12).

This just in: Limited tickets may still be available for Saturday's game. Call Harvard's (617-495-2211) or Princeton's (609-258-9220) ticket offices today or email Bob Ruxin.

Georgetown hosts Marquette on Big Monday and Fairfield plays their snow-delayed contest against Manhattan at home.

Around the Ivy League: After playing with fire in their first five conference games, Harvard (13-7 / 5-1) could not extinguish a Columbia (10-10 / 2-4) conflagration. The Lions led by as many as 20 down the stretch in a 78-63 victory. Cornell (11-12 / 3-3) dispatched Dartmouth (6-14 / 2-4) in Ithaca, 79-56.

Wednesday News:

Northwestern vs. Michigan - 6:30 pm ET - Big Ten Network
Seton Hall vs. Georgetown - 7:00 pm ET - ESPN+
Richmond vs. Temple - 7:00 pm ET

Princeton recruit Amir Bell and East Brunswick lost their first contest of the season versus top-ranked St. Anthony. Thus, a 15 game winning streak ends for the Bears while an 83 game winning streak continues for the Friars.

Elsewhere in the state future Tiger Spencer Weisz and Seton Hall Prep won at Bloomfield.

Brian Earl has a brief addition to his National Coach's Diary series.

I already wrote about Mercer's win over Manor last night, but I wanted to add some statistical information once it was available. Mustafa El-Amin had a team-high 14 points and six rebounds while Barry Brockington added 13 plus five boards for the Vikings.

Today Northwestern plays at top-ranked Michigan, Georgetown hosts Seton Hall and Richmond looks for their third straight win over Temple.

Penn pictures.

Photos from today's game courtesy Robert Solomon.

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Bucknell pictures.

An assortment of super photos from today's game courtesy Stephen Goldsmith.

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Rider pictures.

An assortment of super photos from today's game courtesy Stephen Goldsmith.

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Friday News:

Canisius vs. Fairfield - 7:00 pm ET
MCCC vs. Penn J.V. - 8:00 pm ET

Harvard vs. UConn - 7:00 pm ET - SNY/ESPN3

Brian Earl has penned his first College Chalktalk essay of the season. Below you'll find the YouTube video Earl references in his piece.

Mercer (4-3) dropped a two point decision to high-powered Essex.

The official Fairfield press release and Big Apple Buckets have quotes from Sydney Johnson about his contract extension.

The Stags play their first home contest of the season tonight.

There's a preview of tomorrow's game in the Daily Princetonian.

I enjoyed listening to this interview with Pong aficionado Craig Robinson.

Congratulations to Sean Gregory, who wrote the cover story of this week's Time Magazine.

Thursday News:

Find of the week goes to Brian Earl for this scouting report his father gave him of Rutgers' attempts to prepare for Bill Bradley and the rest of the 1964-1965 Princeton Tigers. Of course, Bradley scored 35 points in this game and the orange and black led by 27 at halftime. So much for scouting reports!

The Padres' season concluded last night with a 7-6 win at Milwaukee. For the year Will Venable hit .264 in 148 games (equalling his career high) with 26 doubles, eight triples, nine home runs and 24 stolen bases. His strikeout/game ratio also dropped for the third straight season.

A brief video of Armond Hill coaching the Celtics' rookies.

This is an interesting piece on recruitment battles between Georgetown and Maryland.

Mercer County Community College has posted their schedule for the upcoming season.

A Harvard basketball verbal commit will play elsewhere citing financial concerns.

Alumni Game group photo.

I was urged to stop by Jadwin Gym this afternoon for the annual Reunions Alumni Game and it was great to catch up with some familiar faces, many of a rather recent vintage. Before I split, I was requested to snap a group photo and I've shared it above.

Here's who I recognize/has been ID'd for me from left to right:

Patrick Saunders, Coach Marcus Jenkins, Frank Sowinski, Steve Mills, Edwin Buffmire, Kareem Maddox, John Comfort, Justin Conway, Luke Friedman, Bobby Foley, Coach Dan Geriot, Coach Brian Earl, Noah Savage, Jason Osier, Doug Davis, Kyle Koncz, Aaron Belz, Teddy Gobillot, Howie Levy, Bernie Stiroh, Jesse Rosenfeld, Jay Howson, Jared Katz and Coach Mitch Henderson.

Other former players present while I was around but not pictured: Dan Mavraides, Luke Owings, Jimmy Lane, Conor Neu, Matt Eastwick, Chris Marquardt, Patrick Ekeruo, former assistant Craig Moore and more.

Hoop Scoop's College Coach Rankings.

Hoop Scoop's annual College Coach Rankings are in the latest issue of Basketball Times. Familiar names of note from various Top 50 and Top 30 categories after the jump.

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