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YouTube potpourri LXVIII.

Here’s the latest collection of videos from various corners of the Princeton basketball family. Above, 2011-12 Georgetown season highlights.

Eight additional videos follow after the jump.

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Friday News:

Next season's Northwestern team got a whole lot bigger with the official signing of a 7'0" center from Romania plus a one year forward transfer via Louisville.

Former Tiger captain Al Dufty is remembered.

More on this offseason's hot topic, a possible Ivy League basketball tournament. The most interesting bit of information to me in this piece is who drafted the proposal, which I had not seen reported previously.

Will Venable is ready for his steady approach to pay off.

A tribute to former Mercer County Community College coach Howie Landa is planned for mid-September, including the creation of the Howie Landa Fund. I know this is something current Vikings coach Howie Levy has been closely involved with for a while now.

So much for the Jerome Allen to SMU rumor. Illinois State's Tim Jankovich was hired as the Mustangs' coach-in-waiting.

Kyle Koncz joins the Fairfield staff.

After one season as an assistant coach at Williams College, Kyle Koncz '08 (left) has been hired by Sydney Johnson (right) as the new Director Of Basketball Operations at Fairfield.

This position opened when Brian Nash left the Stags for a job at Duquesne and Martin Bahar was promoted from DOBO to assistant.

Monday News:

Bill Bradley will open a tour for his new book "We Can All Do Better" with a public talk at Princeton on May 9th.

FC Barcelona is in the Euroleague Final Four and Judson Wallace is blogging again.

There are three returning Princeton Tigers in the top 350 of a value add list of 2012-13's projected best 2,000 players.

The next stop for Chris Young is likely the Florida State League.

A USC point guard is transferring to Penn.

Saturday News:

I am sorry to report the passing of Al Dufty '72.

Dufty was a three time letter winner at Princeton, captain of the 1971-72 team and recipient of the B. F. Bunn award following his final campaign.

He averaged 10.8 points as a senior on a 20-7 Tiger squad.

A memorial service will be held on Friday in Idaho, where he was associate dean of the Graduate College at Boise State.

My condolences to his family, friends and former teammates.

Here is a report on the year-ending Georgetown basketball banquet.

You can vote for Will Venable to make the 2012 All-Star Game if you so choose.

Friday News:

Hard to believe but today marks one year on the job at Princeton for Mitch Henderson.

The Daily Princetonian talks with Columbia coach Kyle Smith about a possible Ivy League tournament.

There's a long, wide-ranging piece about Princeton basketball on the Slam site.

Pete Carril is out west visiting the Sacramento Kings this week.

A number of 1960s Princeton basketball wire photos from the Baltimore Sun archives are up on eBay. This shot of Bill Bradley and Butch van Breda Kolff is worth bidding on, as are several others.

Chris Young threw a pair of live batting practice sessions as part of his recovery.

Finally, there's a report Jerome Allen could leave Penn to become "coach in waiting" under Larry Brown at SMU. We shall see.

Tuesday News:

Following up on the Harvard Crimson report from before the weekend, the Daily Princetonian polled several current and former Princeton players (as well as select luminaries from other Ivy programs) about a possible conference tournament.

Perhaps more importantly, Soft Pretzel Logic uncovered a serious error in the initial article. The current proposal would eliminate one non-conference game, not one of the 14 meetings between Ivy foes as was originally stated.

Jonathan Tannenwald also has added a quote from Penn AD Steve Bilsky since this piece was originally published.

Mason Rocca spoke on behalf of Olimpia Milano during the National Day to Combat Thrombosis.

Seems like a long shot given the sheer volume of other schools interested but a forward from Newark has the Tigers on his extensive list of suitors.

A sixth freshman-to-be has committed to play for Sydney Johnson at Fairfield.

"The 21 Best Quotes Of The Pete Carril Era."

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about a large box of media guides that a site member generously donated.

While adding the 1994-95 prospectus to my collection, I noticed that three of its pages were dedicated to favorite (clean) quips from coach Pete Carril, who was still two seasons away from his retirement.

I've transcribed this list of wise, funny, profound and eminently quotable lines after the jump. Feel free to add your best Carril declarations (of any rating) in the comments.

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Saturday News:

Martin Bahar was promoted from Director of Basketball Operations to assistant coach at Fairfield.

A while ago there was some discussion about a big man from South Dakota who apparently was getting a look from Princeton. You can see where he eventually signed here.

Following nine consecutive San Diego strikeouts, Will Venable hit his first home run of the season.

Georgetown's Jason Clark and Henry Sims plus Ivy Leaguers Keith Wright and Greg Mangano were all in the starting lineup of a Portsmouth Invitational semifinal game.

Friday News:

Uh, the 13 Game Tournament? An apparent proposal for a four team Ivy League conference tourney would potentially eliminate one traditional tilt.

Princeton basketball made it to the Final Four of the school's campus-wide dodgeball tournament.

Here's a site that shows how the Tigers would have defeated most other Division I schools last season (including national champion Kentucky) using the transitive property.

The family of the late Bill Haarlow '63 was honored by the Les Turner ALS Foundation.

A Louisville forward will transfer to Northwestern for his final year of eligibility.

The son of Brian Taylor signed to play basketball in the Pac-12.

Navy's leading scorer is transferring to Richmond.

Oregon State junior Jared Cunningham declared for the NBA Draft.

Fairfield picked up a commitment from a New York City guard.

Did you know the article about Ozzie Guillen that got the Marlins manager suspended was written by Sean Gregory?

Will Venable is focused on effective base running. Here's the picture of Venable with a dolphin you never knew you always wanted.

Could the big programs really push small schools out of the NCAA Tournament?

The sweet science of Luke Owings.

Former Tiger forward Luke Owings is closing in on five years since he graduated from Princeton. I recently stumbled on the news that in an attempt to both reprove himself as an athlete and develop washboard abs prior to Reunions, Owings would be stepping into the boxing ring for the first time next month.

This upcoming fight is for a good cause too, one that I'm more than happy to help spread the word about. Owings is raising money for cancer research as part of a pugalistic fundraiser titled Haymakers For Hope.

I caught up with Owings on the phone today and he told me more about his imminent bout and detailed training that has taken him from the basketball court to business school into the squared circle.

You can support Owings’ quest by making a donation here. I hope visitors to this site will help Luke exceed the financial goal he's set.

A transcript of our conversation can be found after the jump.

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Updates on Princeton's 2012 recruits.

While members of this site have already been well-briefed on the three members of Princeton's 2012 recruiting class thanks to our in-depth profiles of Hans Brase, Edo Lawrence and Mike Washington Jr. those articles were all penned last October before the beginning of their respective senior seasons.

With that in mind I reached out to the coaches of Brase, Lawrence and Washington Jr. for updates on how each's final year in high school went. Their responses can be found after the jump.

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