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2013 Recruiting Class.

Links to our exclusive profiles and news on the Princeton class of 2013. That's Pete Miller wearing #30 above.

Henry Caruso - 6'5" : 190 lbs - Serra

Steven Cook - 6'4"+ : 180 lbs - New Trier

Pete Miller - 6'10" : 225 lbs - Northfield Mount Hermon

Hashim Moore - 6'4"+ : 220 lbs - Cardinal Gibbons/Hun

Khyan Rayner - 5'10" - Jesuit

Spencer Weisz - 6'4"+ : 190 lbs - Seton Hall Prep

New Recruit - Spencer Weisz.

Last week 6'4"+ 190 lb guard/forward Spencer Weisz from Florham Park, who attends Seton Hall Prep in West Orange, NJ verbally committed to Princeton.

I've subsequently been able to talk on the phone to Pirates head coach Kevin Williams and assistant Gregory Walsh about Weisz, where I learned about how a former Princeton reserve aided the current Tiger staff in Weisz' initial discovery and what Ivy League Player of the Year from another school he may compare to down the line.

Exclusive quotes and analysis from two men who have developed this Tiger recruit the past three seasons plus links to player evaluations, photos and videos of Weisz can be found after the jump.

All pictures enclosed were taken by Richard Morris.

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Tuesday News:

Princeton is back on campus, and as you can see from the above video, very thankful to those who made their Spain trip possible.

Georgetown expects to be quite good this season.

Northwestern's John Shurna signed a one year deal with the Knicks.

A guard from New Jersey has selected Oregon State.

Will Venable drove in three for San Diego in yesterday's victory over St. Louis. The Padres have won 14 of their last 18 games.

The landscape of both the 2012-13 and 2013-14 Ivy League men's basketball seasons have potentially changed significantly with the news that Harvard co-captain and top returning scorer Kyle Casey will withdraw from school for a year after being embroiled in an academic cheating scandal. Fellow co-captain Brandyn Curry has also been implicated but has yet to make a decision on his future.

Monday News:

C. Young (4-7) - 6.0 IP 5 H 2 ER 4 BB 7 K 4.39 ERA. 97 pitches, 56 strikes.

Chris Young still hasn't won a game at Citi Field this season, but he pitched well versus Atlanta yesterday. However the Braves yet again trumped Young's Mets, this time in 10 innings.

Congratulations Mitch Henderson, you're the 152nd most-followed Division I head coach on Twitter.

The ESPN profile for Princeton recruit Steven Cook has been updated.

Craig Robinson discusses balancing basketball and politics.

I believe I missed this piece on Dave Blatt the first time through.

YouTube potpourri LXXVI.

Here's the latest collection of videos from various corners of the Princeton basketball family. Above, Craig Robinson speaks at the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

Seven additional videos follow after the jump.

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Stats from Spain.

While Mitch Henderson's team doesn't fly back to New Jersey until Sunday, the basketball portion of Princeton's trip to Spain is complete, with the Tigers going 1-3 in their exhibition slate.

I've combined the four box scores to create some composite statistics, which I present after the jump with the preface that having not seen these games, witnessed the level of competition or reviewed any play-by-play I can't properly comment about *how* these points were scored or the degree to which anyone actually performed beyond the available data.

That said, enjoy numeros de partidos en Espana.

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Friday News:

Princeton's concluded their exhibition series in Spain with a 1-3 record, falling 79-76 to Club Melilla Baloncesto. You can see a full box score here.

Four players found double figures once again for the orange and black, and Will Barrett had his second straight double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Lone starting guard Chris Clement scored 18 without a turnover.

The Tigers, who were outpaced 27-17 in the first quarter, shot 4-25 from three point range, just 1-12 after intermission. I'll look more at the estadísticas de Espana in a separate post. In the meantime, a single play from the game is embedded below.

Former Princeton and current Fairfield assistant coach Martin Bahar is raising money for the 2012 Light The Night walk, which supports The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Bahar's sister Madeleine suffered from plasma cell leukemia and passed away in 2009 at the age of 25. You can show your support for Maddie's team (and possibly even take them over their fundraising goal) by following this link.

Georgetown, Richmond and Dartmouth all unveiled complete 2012-13 schedules.

New Recruit - Hashim Moore.

As reported yesterday, 6'4.5" and 220 lb Hashim Moore has committed to Princeton, but will first take a post-graduate year at The Hun School before joining Mitch Henderson's 2013 recruiting class, pending admission.

Moore is a prospect who possesses greater strength and athleticism than your typical Ivy League guard or small forward with a high level of explosiveness attacking the basket according to those who have seen him play, but also has a fairly significant weakness in his game that he will need to improve upon for success on the collegiate level.

In the past day I had a chance to talk with both Marty Seidlin, Moore's former coach at Cardinal Gibbons - a private high school in Fort Lauderdale - and Moore's coach-in-waiting Jonathan Stone at Hun.

Exclusive quotes and analysis from two men who have watched the latest Tiger recruit more in person than almost anyone reading this piece plus links to player evaluations and videos of Moore can all be found after the jump.

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Throwback Thursday: Bill Bradley.

On my various social networks I've been seeing a lot of young people doing "Throwback Thursday," where you post something from your childhood. As an amateur archivist, this idea appeals to me. Who wouldn't want to see an adorable photo of Scott Greenman as a toddler?

I've been seriously behind on scanning old programs, media guides and photographs (I have two boxes of 1960s and 1970s Princeton ephemera donated by a site member I'm embarrassed to say I still haven't touched) but a reader went crate-digging into his personal collection and captured a few items of interest that he said I could share for the first - and perhaps last unless someone wants to remind me weekly - "Throwback Thursday" on the site.

After the jump you'll find Frank Deford's December 1964 profile of Bill Bradley from Sports Illustrated, a January 1965 piece called "Two Once And Future Champs" also by Deford, the March 1965 story "A Whole Team Touched By Stardust," "Building The Bradley Legend" from Young Stars of Sport and two Princeton pages of the program from the 1965 NCAA East Regional.

Hopefully a nice treat for those who have signed up for our 2012-13 coverage early. Click on any image to enlarge.

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Hashim Moore commits to Princeton.

You may remember that several months back there was an article about a guard from Florida who claimed an "offer to play basketball at Princeton."

Well, Moore is now in Mercer County - instead attending The Hun School for a post-graduate year and can confirm he plans to enroll at Princeton next fall pending his admission.

Moore is an explosive 6'4" dynamo who should be an exciting addition to Mitch Henderson's ever-expanding 2013 recruiting class.

Before leaving Florida, Cardinal Gibbons High School held a signing ceremony for Moore, where he proudly donned a Princeton cap.

As I wait to hear back from Moore's once-and future-coaches in Fort Lauderdale and at the Hun School down the road, enjoy a few video packages after the jump.

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Wednesday News:

Princeton's third game in Spain was a 94-72 loss to Lucentum Alicante. You can see a full box score here. The Tigers were outscored in all four quarters.

Four players found double figures for the orange and black, including Will Barrett with 16 points and 11 rebounds.

The hosts shot 56.5% from the floor and knocked down 13 three pointers. Lucentum Blogging gathered some more information about the game, which I've translated.

Tomorrow Princeton plays its final contest overseas versus Club Melilla Baloncesto of LEB Oro.

Wisconsin forward Luke Worthington opted for BYU over fellow finalists Davidson, Princeton and Penn.

Inside Northwestern has an excellent interview with Bill Carmody.

Craig Robinson made an appearance on stage at the Democratic National Convention last night.

A familiar name has been added to the Oregon State roster.

Princeton basketball announcer John Sadak also calls games for the Wilmington Blue Rocks and was named 2012 Carolina League Broadcaster.

Brown and Harvard have released their schedules with the latter revealing (not to any great surprise) that the Crimson's visit to Jadwin will be broadcast on ESPNU.

Spencer Weisz selects Princeton.

While Princeton is in Spain, the biggest news relevant to the future of the Tigers happened here in New Jersey. Northstar Basketball is reporting that 6'4"+ New Jersey guard/forward Spencer Weisz has committed to Mitch Henderson's program "over Penn, Fairfield and Fordham, amongst others."

Weisz, who joins Pete Miller and Steven Cook in the 2013 recruiting class, averaged 12.9 points, 7.4 rebounds and 5.9 assists per game for the 26-3 Pirates as a junior.

While I reach out to Weisz's coach at Seton Hall Prep, enjoy videos of the newest Tiger recruit after the jump.

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