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Kareem Maddox - Ivy League Player of the Week.

For the third time this season and the first time in conference play, Kareem Maddox has been named Ivy League Player of the Week. Maddox's stat lines from the senior's final home weekend:

Min Pts    FG   FT 3FG  Rebs A S B TO PF
 29  13   6-7  1-1 0-0 1-7-8 5 2 2  3  0 84-66 W Cornell 
 31  20  7-13  6-7 0-0 3-5-8 2 0 1  1  3 66-61 W Columbia 

Maddox's net points against Columbia (+8.5) were higher than Princeton's total net points (+6.5) and his offensive rating was 135.3. He was +12 when on the floor in the Tigers' five point win.

The prior evening versus Cornell, Maddox's offensive rating was 153.8 and his net points equalled +7.1. Princeton outscored the Big Red by 23 with Maddox on the floor in the Tigers' 18 point win.

ESPN3 to broadcast Princeton at Harvard.

You can stop calling me, emailing me and stopping me on the street with variations of the same question! - It was announced this morning that ESPN3 (formerly will stream Saturday night's Princeton game at Harvard for free.

This should be a higher quality multi-camera production than the side-to-side pan "coaches' cam" pixelvision feed you may be used to.

Anthony Calhoun will do the play-by-play with Mark Adams handling color commentary.

ESPN3 is available gratis via most cable providers, including Comcast, Verizon and Time Warner. It is free on all college campuses and military bases.

You can also access ESPN3 on Xbox Live in the USA. It will work on all browsers and with all operating systems.

A full list of providers can be found here.

YouTube potpourri XXVI.

The latest collection of videos from various corners of the Princeton basketball family. Above, Kareem Maddox joins the Daily Princetonian's "On The Prowl."

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Monday News:

The Daily Princetonian, the Columbia Spectator and the Cornell Daily Sun summarize the weekend's action.

A second half Northwestern (16-12) rally came up short in Madison. The Wildcats fell to Wisconsin, 78-63.

Shooting 3-29 from three point range, Mercer (16-16) lost against Del Tech Stanton 76-68 in the Region XIX championship game.

Chris Young pitched two perfect innings in his first spring training outing.

Princeton recruit Brian Fabrizius and Kimball Union Academy won their third straight Class AA game over St Andrews School.

You can see some brief highlights of future Tiger Bobby Garbade on Your News Now.

SportsProf writes about how he came full circle.

Monmouth head coach Dave Calloway has "resigned." A member of the Princeton coaching family is on the Asbury Park Press' list of potential replacements.

Last night I learned there is a Fans of Marvin Bressler group on Facebook. I recommend you join!

Never tell me the odds!

"Sir, the possibility of successfully navigating the Ivy League is approximately .495 to 1!"

A friend who asked to remain anonymous sent me a spreadsheet this morning including all 20 possible outcomes (16 decided in the regular season, four decided with a playoff) for Princeton and Harvard's remaining games.

Using Ken Pomeroy's predictive model, Harvard is at 50.5% to win the league, Princeton is at 49.5%.

The chances of a one game playoff for the NCAA bid are 36.4%.

See a full table of games and scenarios after the jump.

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Sunday News:

MCCC vs. Del Tech Stanton - 3:00 pm ET - Region XIX Tournament
Northwestern vs. Wisconsin - 6:00 pm ET - Big Ten Network

In addition to our recap, read about Princeton's win over Columbia in the season's final home game on, in the Trentonian, in the Trenton Times, in the Daily Princetonian and on

Princeton recruit Bobby Garbade had 13 Seton CC's Class B quarterfinal win over Trumansburg.

Georgetown (21-8) fell late versus Syracuse. A late 11-1 run was the difference in the 58-51 final.

In a season sweep by Richmond (22-7) of Charlotte, Kevin Anderson scored his 2,000th career point as a Spider.

Oregon State (10-17) lost 87-76 to Cal.

A late regular season Denver (13-16) slide concluded with a 63-41 loss at North Texas. The Pioneers slip to the Sun Belt West's number three seed.

Northwestern visits Wisconsin.

The Mets get their first look at Chris Young in spring training versus the Braves

Around the Ivy League: Brandyn Curry's layup attempt rolled off at the buzzer and Yale (14-12 / 7-5) knocked off Harvard (21-5 / 10-2) in New Haven, 70-69. Cornell (8-18 / 4-8) swept their season series with Penn (12-13 / 6-5), holding on for a 74-72 final at the Palestra. Tyler Bernardini's three at the buzzer caught the front rim. Brown (11-15 / 4-8) hit the century mark versus Dartmouth (5-21 / 1-11). Adrian Williams scored 26 in the 100-76 final.

Columbia pictures.

Photos from today's game courtesy Stephen Goldsmith.

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Princeton 66 Columbia 61.

Box Score : HD Box Score

Postgame audio - Coach Sydney Johnson, Kareem Maddox, Bobby Foley & Dan Mavraides:

The opening 33 minutes of Dan Mavraides' final night at Jadwin Gym were a disaster - scoreless on 0-7 shooting from the floor with four turnovers.

His team, which had defeated Columbia by 30 two weeks ago, trailed the Lions 50-44 in a game Princeton had to win to stay right behind Harvard for first place in the Ivy League.

Starting with a tie up of Brian Barbour to give Princeton back the ball, Mavraides took over the end of the end - scoring all 14 of his points in the last 6:15 as the Tigers rallied for a five point win.

"There was a moment where I looked at the clock when we were down six, the game had been miserable for me specifically," recalled the senior tri-captain. "I was just like 'Why am I nervous? Why am I scared? We've been in this position a lot, I've played in this gym all the time, I've made a million shots in this gym.' I just said to myself 'just play in the moment.'"

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Kareem Maddox, #omgdunx.

Kareem Maddox grabs Dan Mavraides' diagonal lob away from the reach of Chris Wroblewski and keeps flying to the basket for an alley oop slam. I will miss seeing Maddox make the exceptionally difficult seem completely uncomplicated once this season concludes.

Hypnotic animated .gif created with Gickr using five Stephen Goldsmith photos.

Hashtag from our friends at Mid-Majority.

Saturday News:

Today's Game: Columbia (14-11 / 5-6) vs. Princeton (21-5 / 9-1)
Location: Jadwin Gym - Princeton, NJ
Time: 6:00 pm ET
Radio: 103.3 fm WPRB
Series History: Princeton leads 140-84.
Last meeting: Princeton 76 Columbia 46 - 2/11/11.

Columbia Princeton
9-3 Home Record 11-0
5-8 Away Record 8-4
0-0 Neutral Record 2-1
177 RPI 59
199 Sagarin 79
232 Pomeroy 96
70.0 Points / Game 69.8
70.4 Points Allowed / Game 63.2
.427 FG% .467
.719 FT% .721
.330 3PT FG% .366
36.2 Rebounds / Game 34.9
12.8 Off. Rebounds / Game         9.7
+3.8 Rebounding Margin +3.7
11.6 Assists / Game 13.7
12.7 Turnovers / Game 12.7
3.1 Blocks / Game 4.4
Agho: 15.9 Points Hummer: 14.2
Ampim: 6.2 Rebounds Maddox: 7.2
Agho: 4.4 Assists Mavraides: 3.0
Barbour: 1.5 Steals Davis: 1.3
Cisco: 0.9 Blocks Maddox: 1.9
Cisco: .598 FG% (Min: 10 FGM) Maddox: .579
Barbour: .915 FT% (Min: 10 FTM) Darrow: .786
Starks: .388 3PT FG% (Min: 10 3FGM)    Mavraides .405

Princeton's 2011 senior class, pictured as freshmen.

Syracuse vs. Georgetown - 12:00 pm ET - CBS
Cal vs. Oregon State - 6:00 pm ET - FSN Northwest
Richmond vs. Charlotte - 7:00 pm ET
Denver vs. North Texas - 8:00 pm ET

Dartmouth vs. Brown - 6:00 pm ET
Harvard vs. Yale - 6:00 pm ET
Cornell vs. Penn - 7:00 pm ET

In addition to our recap, read about the Tigers' victory over Cornell on in the Trenton Times, in the Trentonian, on New Jersey Newsroom, in the Ithaca Journal, courtesy of the Associated Press and on

Jermaine Emanuel found Jon Jernigan for a layup at the buzzer as Mercer (16-15) upset top-seeded Lackawanna 83-81 in the Region XIX semifinals. For the second straight season the Vikings will play for the title, this Sunday versus Del Tech Stanton in Scranton.

Yahoo! Sports has updated their Princeton team report.

21 for future Tiger Denton Koon in Liberty's Class 5, District 15 final triumph.

Will Venable should be shifting into high gear on the basepaths this season.

Chris Wright will lead from the sideline in his final home game when Georgetown hosts Syracuse.

Kevin Anderson needs 11 points for 2,000 in his career as Richmond visits Charlotte.

Oregon State hosts Cal. Craig Robinson tells the Gazette-Times how he takes the stress of his job in stride.

North Texas is where Denver will conclude their regular season.

Around the Ivy League: Harvard (21-4 / 10-1) came from 15 down to stop Brown (10-15 / 3-8) in Providence. Zack Rosen scored 17 points and dished nine assists as Penn (12-12 / 6-4) bested Columbia (14-11 / 5-6) by a 64-54 count. Yale (13-12 / 6-5) knocked off Dartmouth (5-20 / 1-10) in overtime, 79-75.

Cornell pictures.

Photos from today's game courtesy Stephen Goldsmith.

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Princeton 84 Cornell 66.

Box Score : HD Box Score

Postgame audio - Coach Sydney Johnson, Dan Mavraides & Ian Hummer:

Cornell aspired to decelerate Princeton like they did 13 days previous up in Ithaca, where they held the Tigers under 60 points for the first time this season and it took a Kareem Maddox jumper in the final 10 seconds to decide the outcome.

The second meeting between the two schools was not as drawn out, just as Princeton head coach Sydney Johnson likes his team to play.

"Here's a little bit of propaganda, but it's from the heart: I think people, they try to slow us down," Johnson said. "As amazing as that sounds - that's how I feel, that people are trying to break our rhythm. What I share with the guys is if we can do it in a wise fashion, we want to break the press and go."

In the latter third of his 29 years at Princeton, Pete Carril bemoaned that if he had faster players on his roster he would play at a faster tempo. It has taken Johnson four seasons - his first year Princeton's pace was 331st in the nation - but his lineup now allows his team to hasten their offense when the opportunities are there.

The tortoise has become the hare.

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