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Throwback Thursday: three schedule cards.

A lighter "Throwback Thursday" this week, as I really need to finish writing this season's fundraising appeal, so enjoy a trio of schedule cards from the 2000s.

Above, a well-worn Scott Greenman card for the 2005-06 season.

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Thursday News:

A January 27 home game versus The College of New Jersey completes Princeton's 2012-13 schedule. The Tigers and Lions will be facing off for the third straight season.

The tip time for the Tigers' matchup at Syracuse has been announced.

Is Rutgers' trip to Jadwin one of the five toughest true non-conference road contest for Big East teams? One writer thinks so.

Northwestern has revealed start times and television information for the Wildcats' schedule.

New Jersey's Reggie Cameron, one of the top shooters in the class of 2013 has committed to Georgetown.

ESPNU will visit McDonough Arena once again for the Hoyas' Midnight Madness on October 12.

Here's more on Craig Robinson surprising Obama campaign volunteers in Philadelphia over the weekend.

Alan Adler, who played basketball at Princeton in the 1960s, is behind a significant financial gift to the Princeton University Art Museum.

A guard from Minnesota who claims an offer from the Tigers has added an overture from Penn State.

They named the court at Mercer County Community College for former coach Howie Landa.

The full Penn basketball schedule for the upcoming season has been released.

2012-2013 Princeton Roster.

03 - Clay Wilson - G - 6-3/170 - So - Tulsa, OK (New Hampton)
04 - Denton Koon - F - 6-8/210 - So - Liberty, MO (Liberty)
05 - T.J. Bray [C] - G - 6-5/207 - Jr - New Berlin, WI (Catholic Memorial)
11 - Brian Fabrizius - F - 6-11/207 - So - Arlington Heights, IL (Kimball Union)
12 - Ameer Elbuluk - G - 5-9/165 - Sr - Richfield, OH (Revere)
13 - Mike Washington Jr. - G - 6-3/169 - Fr - Oak Harbor, WA (Oak Harbor)
21 - Mack Darrow [C] - F - 6-9/248 - Sr - Lake Barrington, IL (Barrington)
22 - Chris Clement - G - 6-2/190 - Jr - Round Rock, TX (Stony Point)
24 - Will Barrett - F - 6-10/197 - Jr - Hartsville, PA (Central Bucks South)
25 - Issac Serwanga - G - 6-3/200 - Sr - Sacramento, CA (Jesuit)
30 - Hans Brase - F - 6-8/231 - Fr - Lake Wylie, SC (Hill School)
32 - Daniel Edwards - F - 6-8/230 - Jr - Dallax, TX (Highland Park)
33 - Edo Lawrence - C - 7-1/220 - Fr. - London, UK (Canterbury School)
34 - Ian Hummer [C] - F - 6-7/225 - Sr - Vienna, VA (Gonzaga College HS)
40 - Bobby Garbade - C - 6-11/234 - So - Binghamton, NY (Seton Catholic)
44 - Brendan Connolly [C] - C - 6-11/255 - Sr - Brentwood, TN (Father Ryan)

Princeton has posted their 2012-13 basketball roster.

A few notes follow after the jump.

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Jimmy Sherburne to miss 2012-13 season.

In announcing Princeton's 2012-13 roster it was revealed that Jimmy Sherburne would be withdrawing from school to recover from continued issues with his shoulder and is expected to return as a senior for the 2013-14 campaign.

Sherburne averaged only 1.6 points per game in 28 contests last season but was a critical part of the guard rotation down the stretch - especially defensively - before getting injured in the regular season finale versus Penn.

It is no coincidence that without Sherburne, Princeton allowed 95 and 82 points in their two CBI contests.

The Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin native was able to play in the 2012 Milwaukee Summer Pro-Am prior to another setback in July.

This leaves T.J. Bray ( and to a lesser extent forward Denton Koon) as the only returning Tigers who played minutes of significance in the backcourt.

YouTube potpourri LXXVII.

Here's the latest collection of videos from various corners of the Princeton basketball family. Above, Dan Mavraides in the locker room following Princeton's NCAA Tournament loss to Kentucky. Not sure why this only got uploaded two years after the fact.

Four additional videos - heavy on footage of Tiger recruits - follow after the jump.

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Monday News:

Michelle Obama spoke at a fundraiser in Princeton yesterday and attendees included her brother Craig, Mitch Henderson and Steve Mills along with current players Chris Clement and Mack Darrow.

The previous day Craig Robinson visited an Obama campaign office in Philadelphia.

As each mentioned via Twitter, Tiger recruits Spencer Weisz and Pete Miller were both on campus this past weekend for their respective official visits.

It looks like paying for parking at Jadwin Gym for basketball games, which was cast off early into last season, is back for the entirety of the 2012-13 slate. The information published by Princeton's Transportation & Parking Services was in error. There's no charge for basketball parking this season, I'm happy to report.

Chris Young made perhaps his final home start at Citi Field yesterday and while Young will likely end his campaign winless in Queens, he again turned in a performance worthy of victory. Young threw six innings of five hit baseball, allowing one earned run while walking two and striking out five. With a walk off single in the bottom of the ninth, the Mets would sweep Miami 3-2.

Northwestern guard JerShon Cobb was suspended from the Wildcats for a year "due to violations of team policy." He will remain enrolled in school.

Bill Carmody joined WGN Radio alongside Athletic Director Jim Phillips.

A forward from Nevada has trimmed his list of potential schools to six, including Princeton.

Princeton Day School product Davon Reed has committed to Miami.

As you've likely heard by now, Shirley Tilghman will step down as president of Princeton in June.

Before she concludes her term, Tilghman will meet with the Princeton Football Association about issues that could also impact basketball such as transfers, "likely" letters and academic standards for athletes.

Throwback Thursday: late 60s & early 70s media guides.

"Throwback Thursday" is back for a third straight week and this time out we've scanned covers and select pages from inside four late 1960s and early 1970s Princeton media guides.

Four decades ago these guides were not the glossy, full color, 200+ behemoths they eventually developed into. Heck, they weren't even called "media guides." The oldest of these documents is little more than a small, possibly photocopied pamphlet.

That said, each has a certain understated, simplistic beauty - though they've got nothing on the mid-1970s Princeton media guides I won on eBay last year which are nearly works of art.

(Don't worry, you'll see'm soon enough.)

Click on any image to enlarge.

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Wednesday News:

Georgetown's John Thompson III delivered an encouraging message at Monday's Coaches 4 Character program.

The Daily Princetonian recaps the Tigers' trip to Spain, with quotes from Chris Clement.

In his most recent outing Chris Young (4-8) threw 6.2 innings of solid baseball, but included in his eight hits surrendered were three solo home runs as New York lost 3-0 at Milwaukee. Young, who is looking to stay healthy, received a significant financial bonus for exceeding 100 innings pitched on the season.

A center from Kentucky has selected William & Mary over apparent finalists Bucknell, Princeton and Rice.

Denver will show up on the ESPN family of networks at least three times in 2012-13.

A home game with Air Force has been added to the Richmond schedule.

2012-13 site subscriptions available!

Since it already rolled off the front page due to the past week's recruiting profiles, vintage posts and daily news updates, I'm reposting that I've made 2012-13 site subscriptions available.

Current subscribers still don't need to panic about renewing until 9/30/12, but if you want to sign up for another season of coverage early, I'm not going to stop you!

Thank you so much to those who have already renewed your subscriptions.

If you choose to sign up for the 2012-13 campaign you will get site access from now until October 2013 free at no additional charge. That's 12+ months of for the price of a traditional calendar year.

Finally, I've again created unique coupon codes for any and all students (high school, college, graduate school, etc) that are interested in joining the family. If you email me I can provide you with a code that automatically generates a discount of 50% off our $30 annual membership fee.

There will be a proper, full fundraising appeal in late September explaining who we are, what we do and why your support is needed (you can read the 2011 appeal by clicking here) but I wanted to give those eager to get a jump on next season the opportunity to stay within the fold immediately and those who have missed out on a summer of copious unique content the chance to get caught up before the season is upon us.


Jon Solomon

Ps. If you want to direct interested parties who can't access specific posts on the site to this deal, I've cross-posted the same information at a public URL here. Thanks again!

Friday News:

The Daily Princetonian returns with articles on Dave Blatt and Doug Davis.

Craig Robinson has signed a one year extension at Oregon State.

A game that the just-retired Jim Calhoun coached at Princeton back in 1979 is referenced in a piece by Alexander Wolff.

Throwback Thursday: 1980s programs.

Last week's first ever "Throwback Thursday" focusing on a collection of Bill Bradley-related artifacts has inspired me to give it another go today. If anything it means that some items I've been long-overdue to file will finally get put away out of sight!

This time out we're looking at assorted early 1980s programs. A cross-section of covers, interesting photos and player profiles can be all found after the jump.

Click on any image to enlarge, and feel free to share memories from any of these games in the comments.

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Wednesday News:

Former Tiger Noah Savage is the subject of a lengthy feature focusing on the life of an aspiring stand-up comedian.

Georgetown's Henry Sims will join John Shurna at the New York Knicks' training camp.

Fairfield is set to open the Preseason NIT at Virginia, with a potential matchup versus Penn in the next round.

Chris Denorfia and Will Venable have formed a potent right field platoon for the Padres.

Chris Young was among the Mets who met with families from Tuesday’s Children prior to Tuesday's game.

The Boston Herald is reporting that Harvard point guard Brandyn Curry will also miss the 2012-13 season. Andy Katz has more on how the situation in Cambridge will effect the Crimson on the court.

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