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Thoughts on the Top 40 Moments in Jadwin Gym History?

All week the Princeton Athletic Department has been rolling out the Top 40 Moments In Jadwin Gym History.

Now that the full list has been released, what do you think? Are there moments you wish had been on the list? Moments you think have no place on this countdown?

A reader made a great suggestion, which has already been referenced in a subsequent TigerBlog post.

I'll add one more to the list from ten years ago:

Dark Jerseys 78, Light Jerseys 77

Former Daily Princetonian sports editor Noah Trister has more about the final home appearance of the 1997-98 men's basketball team, an afternoon that was much more than just a intrasquad scrimmage.

David Lewis said,

January 24, 2009 @ 5:44 pm

Didn't Princeton beat Notre Dame at Jadwin? Wouldn't that be the type of win that would make the list?

Jon Solomon said,

January 24, 2009 @ 8:04 pm


Did you look at the original list?

The 1977 game versus Notre Dame was #8.


Brian Martin said,

January 24, 2009 @ 9:07 pm

This was a memorable event to anyone who was there:

Princeton was beating Columbia at Jadwin in 1980. During the 2nd half, when Craig Robinson went up for a layup, a Columbia player intentionally undercut him, knocking his legs out from under him, and causing him to fall hard. Columbia's coach Buddy Mahar jumped up and applauded his player. Pete Carril jumped off the bench and went after Mahar, yelling at him and shoving him. Assistants, refs, and players had to jump in to separate the coaches.

Here is the New York Times headline and lede:

Princeton Triumphs; Carril, Mahar Scuffle; Punches Missed Target
By DEANE McGOWEN Special to The New York Times

February 2, 1980, Saturday

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 1--It was cold inside Princeton University's Jadwin Gymnasium tonight, but not cold enough to cool the flaring tempers of Pete Carril, the Tigers' coach, and his Columbia counterpart Buddy Mahar as they engaged in a second-half shoving match that delayed, for ten minutes, Princeton's 77-50 rout of Columbia.

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