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Brian Earl to stay at Princeton.

Just received word assistant coach Brian Earl will be staying at Princeton as part of Mitch Henderson's staff! This must have been a very difficult decision for Coach Earl, but it should please the returning players greatly to hear this news.

Thursday News:

Mitch Henderson's hiring is written about in the Town Topics.

As of yesterday morning Henderson is the proud owner of a new Wikipedia page (not my doing). Here's a senior year profile from the Daily Princetonian that was passed my way.

Bob Kleinert, where are you now?

Princeton recruit Bobby Garbade was named Class B Fourth Team All State by the New York State SportsWriters Association.

Armond Hill and David Blatt make ESPN's list of NBA head coaching candidates.

2011 NCAA attendance statistics have been released. Princeton was the top non-BCS draw in New Jersey for whatever that is worth.

Wednesday News:

C. Young (1-0) 4.2 IP 4 H 3 ER 2 BB 3 K 2.65 ERA. 88 pitches, 53 strikes.

A rocky return in a short outing for Chris Young still wound up as the Mets' fifth straight victory.

Mitch Henderson has come back to his roots.

Like the coach who preceded him, Henderson is also a big soccer fan.

Seth Davis and Jeff Goodman add their two cents about this spring's coaching carousel.

Former Princeton player Lincoln Gunn now has a blog.

Did Yale center Greg Mangano really declare for the NBA Draft?

Off the Court with Coach Mooney.

A longer-form interview of Chris Mooney conducted by the UR Collegian.

Monday News:

The normally optimistic Will Venable is struggling with a slow start in San Diego. Venable is hitting .177 through 18 games.

Sydney Johnson talked to the Connecticut Post about a variety of topics.

A guard who had interest in Princeton before committing to Gonzaga has transferred to Fairfield.

Georgetown's Hollis Thompson declared for the NBA Draft but did not hire an agent.

Chris Young will return from the disabled list tomorrow and start versus the Washington Nationals.

A senior from western Pennsylvania says his top two choices are William & Mary and Princeton.

YouTube potpourri XXXIV.

The latest collection of videos from various corners of the Princeton basketball family. Above, the first of two interviews with Chris Thomforde. This originally aired on PBS 39 in 2007.

Four additional clips after the jump.

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Friday News:

The Princeton Packet, the Daily Princetonian, the Associated Press, the Trenton Times and the Trentonian have articles about Mitch Henderson's introduction yesterday.

TigerBlog writes about meeting Henderson all over again.

A "faculty brat" at Culver Military Academy had two heroes growing up - Michael Jordan and Mitch Henderson.

Want to be an assistant on the new Princeton staff? The job posting is here.

Chris Young is readying for a Tuesday return to the mound.

Mitch Henderson introduced at Princeton.

Full Mitch Henderson press conference:

Mitch Henderson interview:

Mitch Henderson '98 was officially introduced by Princeton Athletic Director Gary Walters as the new head coach of the Tigers at a press conference in the Class of 1956 Lounge this afternoon.

Full audio of both the formal press conference as well as an exclusive one-on-one conversation with are available above.

Additional photos from Robert Solomon after the jump.

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Thursday News:

Photo credit: Fox Sports

Here are the official Princeton and Northwestern press releases about the hiring of Mitch Henderson.

If you want to learn more about Henderson, revisit a 1999 interview we did where he responded to your questions and check out his answers in this more recent glossy pamphlet put together by his representation.

The Daily Princetonian talked to Douglas Davis about his new head coach and has a piece about the Friends of Princeton Basketball.

It sounds like there was legitimate concern in State College yesterday that Dan Earl would leave the Nittany Lions if his brother Brian was named the head coach at Princeton.

Arne Duncan began his address at Princeton yesterday with an anecdote about Pete Carril.

Gran Canaria's Judson Wallace was named Third Team All-EuroCup by

Northwestern junior forward John Shurna has declared for the NBA Draft but will not retain an agent.

Martin Bahar and Tony Newsom heading to Fairfield.

Jeff Goodman of Fox Sports reports and can confirm that Princeton assistants Martin Bahar and Tony Newsom have both followed Sydney Johnson to Fairfield.

Bahar had already been working out of Connecticut for roughly the past 10 days.

I have no definitive word on possible destinations for assistant coach Brian Earl or Director of Basketball Operations Kendrick Saunders. Either could join Mitch Henderson's staff or may head to other opportunities.

Mitch Henderson hired at Princeton.

Photo credit: Northwestern University

Former Princeton guard Mitch Henderson '98, who served under Bill Carmody the past 11 seasons as an assistant with Northwestern University, is the new Princeton basketball coach.

Henderson replaces Sydney Johnson after a 16 day search for the Tigers' next head man.

A press conference is scheduled for tomorrow afternoon to introduce Henderson.

Here's the official press release from Princeton:

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Tuesday News:

An awesome new feature has been added to the KenPom web site: Coaching resumes! Now you can compare and contrast composite profiles from 2003 to the present day for John Thompson III, Bill Carmody, Sydney Johnson, Joe Scott, Chris Mooney and Craig Robinson.

Will Venable had a two run single (video) that rallied the Padres past Houston on Sunday.

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