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The legacy of Pete Carril.

Finally found this on YouTube - Sydney Johnson, John Thompson III and Craig Robinson discuss Coach Carril's legacy during the tail end of their joint "Katz's Corner" interview.

Monday News:

Princeton coach Sydney Johnson, Georgetown head coach John Thompson III, Richmond's Chris Mooney and Oregon State coach Craig Robinson will all be interviewed on ESPNU at 6:00 pm ET today during an hour-long special edition of "Katz's Corner." These pieces were recorded in Orlando, Florida late last month during the AAU Super Showcase.

Former Marin Independent Journal columnist Dave Albee shares a nice story about Padres outfielder Will Venable.

A 2006 piece on John Hummer and Ed Hummer only recently hit my radar.

Saturday News:

Chris Young threw 40 pitches in a second bullpen session followed by 50 more before Friday's game.

More on the commitments of Princeton recruits Denton Koon and Clay Wilson.

The Wall Street Journal offers a feature on John Rogers and Ariel Investments. Great photo of a young Rogers working as a Chicago White Sox vendor.

Oregon State will have the services of 6'9" onetime UTEP signee Eric Moreland in 2010-11. Moreland was cleared to play immediately for the Beavers by the NCAA and will have four years of eligibility remaining.

Denver is heading on a two week tour of Spain later this month, where the Pioneers will play six professional Spanish teams.

Richmond guard Kevin Anderson answers the Times-Dispatch's questions.

Texas-Pan American will host Northwestern and visit Oregon State this season.

Brown and Yale have released their schedules.

YouTube potpourri VI.

A hodgepodge of videos from various corners of the Princeton basketball family that don't fit anywhere else. First up, Sean Gregory learns soccer tips from the New York Red Bulls' Chris Albright.

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The front and back covers of Princeton Alumni Weekly's December 20, 1989 Ivy League Basketball Preview. Click to see the full-sized version.

From left to right on the floor for the Tigers: Matt Henshon (#35), George Leftwich (#22), Troy Hottenstein (#12), Kit Mueller (#00) and Matt Eastwick (#55).

New Recruit - Clay Wilson.

It only took two days for forward Denton Koon to have company in Princeton's 2011 recruiting class.

Joining him is a true gym rat, 6'3" guard Clay Wilson from Lincoln Christian School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Wilson made his intentions known yesterday that he will attend Princeton next fall pending admission.

Today I talked with Wilson's high school coach Teddy Owens about this gifted shooter. Exclusive quotes, numerous videos and an assortment of articles and evaluations can be found after the jump.

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2010-2011 results.

November 2010
Fri. 11/12 Rutgers (161/156/140) - 7:00 pm ET - 78-73 [OT] W (1-0)
Sun. 11/14 at Duke (2/1/1) - 5:00 pm ET - CBE - ESPNU - 97-60 L (1-1)
Mon. 11/22 at James Madison (241/210/220) - 7:00 pm ET - CBE - 65-64 L (1-2)
Tue. 11/23 vs. Bucknell (258/235/257) - 4:30 pm ET - CBE - 66-55 W (2-2)
Wed. 11/24 vs. Presbyterian (329/333/334) - 4:30 pm ET - CBE - 69-67 L (2-3)
Sun. 11/28 Siena (31/59/55) - 2:00 pm ET - 86-77 [OT] W (3-3)
Tue. 11/30 at Lafayette (209/239/246) - 7:00 pm ET - 82-64 W (4-3)

December 2010
Sun. 12/5 Saint Joseph's (184/175/165) - 5:00 pm ET - 74-65 W (5-3)
Wed. 12/8 at Monmouth (290/306/296) - 7:00 pm ET - 64-61 W (6-3)
Sun. 12/12 at Tulsa (75/78/75) - 2:00 pm ET - 82-78 [2OT] W (7-3)
Fri. 12/17 at Wagner (332/335/340) - 7:00 pm ET - 69-57 W (8-3)
Wed. 12/22 at Towson (262/252/248) - 4:00 pm ET - 75-65 W (9-3)
Wed. 12/29 vs. Northeastern (78/74/82) - 9:30 pm ET - 65-63 W (10-3) ++
Thu. 12/30 vs. UCF (189/167/174) - 7:30 pm ET - 68-62 L (10-4) ++

January 2011
Wed. 01/05 Marist (334/332/332) - 7:00 pm ET - 68-57 W (11-4)
Sun. 01/23 TCNJ - 2:00 pm ET - 73-40 W (12-4)
Fri. 01/28 Brown (258/269/290) - 7:00 pm ET - 78-60 W (13-4 / 1-0)
Sat. 01/29 Yale (268/255/271) - 6:00 pm ET - 67-63 W (14-4 / 2-0)

February 2011
Fri. 02/04 Harvard (105/120/105) - 7:00 pm ET - ESPNU - 65-61 W (15-4 / 3-0)
Sat. 02/05 Dartmouth (335/340/339) - 6:00 pm ET - 68-53 W (16-4 / 4-0)
Tue. 02/08 Penn (298/299/311) - 7:00 pm ET - TCN - 62-59 [OT] W (17-4 / 5-0)
Fri. 02/11 at Columbia (252/301/291) - 7:00 pm ET - 76-46 W (18-4 / 6-0)
Sat. 02/12 at Cornell (37/52/32) - 7:00 pm ET - 57-55 W (19-4 / 7-0)
Fri. 02/18 at Yale (268/255/271) - 7:00 pm ET - YES - 58-51 W (20-4 / 8-0)
Sat. 02/19 at Brown (258/269/290) - 6:00 pm ET - 75-65 L (20-5 / 8-1)
Fri. 02/25 Cornell (37/52/32) - 7:00 pm ET - 84-66 W (21-5 / 9-1)
Sat. 02/26 Columbia (252/301/291) - 6:00 pm ET - 66-61 W (22-5 / 10-1)

March 2011
Fri. 03/04 at Dartmouth (335/340/339) - 7:00 pm ET - 77-55 W (23-5 / 11-1)
Sat. 03/05 at Harvard (105/120/105) - 7:00 pm ET - 79-67 L (23-6 / 11-2)
Tue. 03/08 at Penn (298/299/311) - 7:00 pm ET - 70-58 W (24-6 / 12-2)
Sat. 03/12 vs. Harvard (105/120/105) - 4:00 pm ET - 63-62 W (25-6 / 12-2)
Thu. 03/17 vs. Kentucky (3/3/3) - 2:45 pm ET - CBS - 59-57 L (25-7 / 12-2)


The 11/22, 11/23 and 11/24 games wereall played at James Madison University as part of the College Basketball Experience.

++ The 12/29 and 12/30 games were part of the UCF Holiday Classic in Oviedo, FL. This tournament replaced the UTEP Sun Bowl tournament that was mentioned at the Friends of Princeton Basketball event during reunions.

March 12 Ivy League playoff was played at Yale.

NCAA Tournament game took place in Tampa, Florida.

2010 RPI/Pomeroy/Sagarin ratings are in brackets above.

Tuesday News:

College Hoops Net projects Princeton as the 135th-best team in the nation and the second-best in the Ivy League for 2010-11.

There's a summer Ivy League overview including team-by-team power rankings at Rush The Court.

John Hummer is included in a Wall Street Journal list of athletes working in venture capital.

One of eight MLB players this season with at least 10 home runs and as least 19 stolen bases? Padres outfielder Will Venable.

Former Princeton forward Matt Eastwick visited the Denver Pioneers last week and even got in a few games of lunchtime basketball.

The Georgia Tech/Northwestern game on November 30th that is part of the ACC/Big 10 Challenge will be broadcast by ESPN2.

Richmond's center of the future is from New Jersey, committing to the Spiders on Saturday while at a Shop Rite outside of Atlantic City.

Ed Persia interview.

Two weeks ago Ed Persia '04 was home in Texas, sending out resumes and trying to land a coaching job.

A lot can change in two weeks.

When I caught Persia on the phone today, he had just finished his first day teaching at Cherokee High School in Cherokee, North Carolina, where he was recently named the Braves' new men's basketball coach.

The former Princeton guard, who sits 8th in the Tiger record books with 144 made three pointers for his career, took the time to answer questions about his new gig and his life since leaving Princeton. Our interview can be found after the jump.

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New Recruit - Denton Koon.

Photo: Jeffrey Billings / KCSC Sports

Princeton's first publicly-revealed member of its 2011 recruiting class is versatile 6'7", 200+ lb forward Denton Koon from Liberty Senior High School - located just north of Kansas City, Missouri. Koon averaged 16.3 points and 8.4 rebounds per game for the Blue Jays as a junior with nine double-doubles.

According to KC Prep Hoops, Koon settled on Princeton over offers from Bradley, UMKC and Yale.

This afternoon I had the chance to speak with both Koon's high school head coach Roger Stirtz and former Liberty assistant coach Chris McCabe, who helped develop Koon his first three years in high school.

Each shared their thoughts with me about the newest Tiger. Exclusive quotes and links to numerous articles and evaluations about Koon can be found after the jump.

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Sunday News:

Princeton sophomore-to-be Jimmy Sherburne had a big game on Friday for Robert W. Baird in the Milwaukee Summer Pro-Am. Playing alongside Marquette's Dwight Buycks and Wisconsin's Morris Cain, Sherburne is averaging 19.7 ppg through seven games. The Pro-Am's playoffs are today at the Al McGuire Center in Milwaukee.

It has been nearly six weeks since he left the Tigers' coaching staff. Want to know where Scott Greenman is going to be hired? The answer appears clear if you follow this link.

The Liberty High School Basketball blog interviews Denton Koon about his decision to commit to Princeton. KC Prep Hoops adds more on this story. We'll have exclusive interviews with Koon's coaches on this site later this week.

Speaking of Kansas City, that's where Georgetown will face Missouri on November 30th.

Will Venable hit his 10th home run of the season (video) for San Diego in a 2-1 loss to Arizona on Friday night.

Chris Young threw a bullpen session of 30 pitches yesterday without incident.

Canadian Business magazine interviews Craig Robinson.

Bishop John Barres reflects on his first year as the fourth leader of the Catholic Diocese of Allentown.

The NCAA has launched a new web site where you can analyze Academic Progress Rate data by head coach. Compare and contrast how all the D-I members of the "Carril Cradle" are doing.

With little fanfare, Dartmouth released their 2010-11 men's basketball schedule.

CBE lineup set.

Put up your Dukes! The O'Reilly Auto Parts College Basketball Experience Classic schedule is set and the Tigers are heading to the Shenandoah Valley in November.

Princeton is confirmed to visit James Madison University for three games in three days after playing at Duke on November 14th. The Tigers' trip to Durham will be televised by ESPNU. An updated tentative 2010-11 schedule can be found after the jump.

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