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1986 Princeton basketball video.

The same individual who posted 15 different Princeton basketball clips from the 1980s last year has just uploaded one more.

As best I can tell this play comes from an 89-70 loss at Seton Hall in the second contest of the 1986-87 season. John Thompson III (#22) starts with the ball and passes to who I believe is Dave Orlandini (#21). Thompson drops to the right corner and lobs a pass for Alan Williams (#24).

I am unsure about the identities of the other two players on far side of the floor. One is wearing a single digit so it could certainly be that season's captain, Joe Scott (#4). The other is quite possibly Bob Scrabis (#34). Any guesses?

Friday News:

The Princeton Athletic Department has been posting interviews Paul Franklin conducted with returning Tiger players working at the recent Elite Camp. Here are his conversations with sophomore Ben Hazel and classmate T.J. Bray.

Dave Blatt discusses his immigrant experience.

No word on any orange and black alums, but one of Craig Robinson's sons will be playing in the 2011 Princeton Recreation Department Summer League.

Kevin "Moon" Mullin interview.

In the history of the Ivy League, the player to score the most points in an NCAA Tournament game not named Bill Bradley is Princeton's Kevin Mullin '84.

As a senior Mullin was able to crack Pete Carril's starting lineup and alongside classmate Billy Ryan helped rally the Tigers from a 0-2 conference start to win a second straight Ivy League title. The man called "Moon" shot 61.8% from the floor for the year, averaging 17 points per game.

Princeton would defeat San Diego in a preliminary round of the tournament where Mullin scored a remarkable 38 points, 12-15 from the floor and 14-16 at the free throw line.

The lessons Mullin learned as a student-athlete at Princeton as well as his experiences both prior to college and subsequently in the professional world have inspired him to write "Student-Athletes - A Guide For The Future."

The book, available in both physical and electronic versions at Amazon, is Mullin's attempt to provide guidance for young people and their mentors facing situations similar to those he went through decades previous.

I had a wide-ranging 30+ minute conversation with Moon on the phone yesterday and you can read a transcript of our discussion about his playing days, a number of fantastic Coach Carril stories, challenges for today's student-athletes and more on his book after the jump.

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Wednesday News:

Mitch Henderson is laying the groundwork for glory at Princeton.

Here's audio of Douglas Davis (.mp3) talking with Paul Franklin for the above piece.

Shooting guard Jack Earley apparently had a very good showing at Princeton's Elite Camp this week. You can lean more about this 2012 prospect on his website.

These basketball camps are excellent opportunities for the Tiger coaching staff to get a closer look at players who have piqued their interest. Multiple recruits in the 2011 and 2010 recruiting classes were Princeton Elite Camp attendees.

Denver head coach Joe Scott also discusses the importance of holding these camps and gives a good summary of their benefits.

Tuesday News:

The official press release about Princeton's 2011 recruiting class is now available.

Kevin "Moon" Mullin is profiled by the Philadelphia Inquirer. If you have questions for Mullin, please send them along ASAP as our interview is later today.

The Fairfield Mirror catches up with Sydney Johnson.

Here's a photo of Pete Carril and Kemba Walker conversing after a workout in Sacramento.

It may be of interest that former Princeton commitment and fifth year senior Jeff Peterson, who subsequently signed with Iowa and later transferred to Arkansas has left the Razorbacks. It is unclear what he will do with his remaining year of eligibility.

Clay Wilson at Faith 7.

Footage of the Princeton-bound guard from Saturday night's Faith 7 Bowl. The first :38 seconds are all Wilson highlights. He's wearing #20 representing Oklahoma against a team of Texans.

Sunday News:

Photo: Nate Billings - The Oklahoman

Princeton recruit Clay Wilson made five three pointers and was Oklahoma's MVP at the Faith 7 Basketball Bowl.

Sydney Johnson got his wish and Fairfield will play UConn this December.

I'll be interviewing Kevin "Moon" Mullin next week for the site. If you have questions, please send them my way.

Friday News:

The demotion of Will Venable did not last long. Less than three weeks after being shipped to AAA Tucson, Venable was recalled by the San Diego Padres.

Alex Wolff will be honored by the Basketball Hall of Fame with the 2011 Curt Gowdy Media Award. Congratulations, Alex!

A book by Kevin "Moon" Mullin will hopefully help student-athletes find their way.

A South Jersey guard lists Princeton among the schools that are recruiting him.

This photo gallery of college coaches to visit prep school Northfield Mount Hermon includes several familiar faces. There are 11 NMH alums on tentative 2011-12 Ivy rosters.

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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Saturday News:

It is official that Northwestern will compete in the 2011 Charleston Classic. When the Wildcats head to South Carolina, former Rutgers head coach Fred Hill will be on the bench - filling the spot that opened up when Mitch Henderson left for Princeton.

The Tigers are among the programs who have reportedly offered a senior forward from Minnesota.

Princeton recruit Denton Koon made the MBCA Missouri Challenge's All-Tournament team.

Next Saturday you can catch future Tiger Clay Wilson playing for Team Oklahoma at the Faith 7 basketball game.

Georgetown head coach John Thompson III remains the highest paid employee on the Hilltop.

Former Princeton player David Rosenberg will be inducted into the Vineland High School hall of fame on Monday.

Will Venable has seen his batting average at AAA Tuscon drop to .194.

Venable and Chris Young both made Tim Kurkjian's MLB All-Hoops Team.

Assorted programs.

As promised (threatened?) last week, here are scans of several Jadwin Gym programs from the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Above, Kit Mueller wearing his freshman jersey number of #55 a year before he switched to the double zeros he's closely associated with.

In the first game of his sophomore season versus F&M, Mueller scored 29 points (10-13 shooting, 9-9 at the line) in 40 minutes wearing #00 for the first time - one of four Tigers to play the entire contest without relief.

Six additional covers follow after the jump.

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Thursday News:

The Princeton Packet writes about last week's dedication of a field at Blakely Park in memory of Christian "Crunch" Regulski. The entire Tigers coaching staff was present at this event.

Harold Camping might have been right! Princeton men's basketball is now on Twitter. One of the first things their account shared was a photo of this year's seniors at graduation.

Houston Baptist signed a swingman who was recruited by Princeton and several other Ivies.

For Will Venable, mom knows best.

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