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Alexander Vardaro March 2023

Staff Picks: Men’s Lacrosse vs. Brown

No. 17 men's lacrosse (3–4 overall, 1–1 Ivy League) will continue their Ivy League schedule against the Brown Bears (4–4, 0–1) at home, at Sherrerd Field, this Saturday, April 1. A win against Brown this Saturday would most likely catapult Princeton into a tie for second place in the Ivy League and give the Tigers solid positioning for a place in the Ivy League tournament.

No. 17 men's lacrosse (3–4 overall, 1–1 Ivy League) will continue their Ivy League schedule against the Brown Bears (4–4, 0–1) at home, at Sherrerd Field, this Saturday, April 1. A win against Brown this Saturday would most likely catapult Princeton into a tie for second place in the Ivy League and give the Tigers solid positioning for a place in the Ivy League tournament. 

SPORTS | 03/30/2023

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Preview: men’s basketball seeks Elite Eight appearance in showdown with Creighton

Princeton will face off against Creighton in the schools’ first matchup in 62 years and the first-ever six-seed versus 15-seed matchup in March Madness history.

Princeton will face off against Creighton in the schools’ first matchup in 62 years and the first-ever six-seed versus 15-seed matchup in March Madness history.

SPORTS | 03/22/2023

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Preview: men's basketball to face Missouri in NCAA Round of 32

Should Princeton win, they will be just the fourth-ever 15-seed to make it to the Sweet 16, and just the second-ever Ivy League team to do so, joining the 2010 Cornell squad.

Should Princeton win, they will be just the fourth-ever 15-seed to make it to the Sweet 16, and just the second-ever Ivy League team to do so, joining the 2010 Cornell squad.

SPORTS | 03/18/2023

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Preview: 10th-seeded women's basketball takes on seven-seed N.C. State in March Madness

“They’re really strong in transition … and score really, really well at the rim,” head coach Carla Berube said of N.C. State during a press conference on Thursday. “We’ve got to communicate really well with each other … and take great shots on the offensive end so that defensively we’re back and ready to execute our game plan.”

“They’re really strong in transition … and score really, really well at the rim,” head coach Carla Berube said of N.C. State during a press conference on Thursday. “We’ve got to communicate really well with each other … and take great shots on the offensive end so that defensively we’re back and ready to execute our game plan.”

SPORTS | 03/17/2023

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Preview: men’s basketball takes on Arizona in March Madness

“If you just look at them, there are really obvious issues right away,” head coach Mitch Henderson ‘98 said in a phone interview with the ‘Prince.’ “They’re gigantic.”

“If you just look at them, there are really obvious issues right away,” head coach Mitch Henderson ‘98 said in a phone interview with the ‘Prince.’ “They’re gigantic.”

SPORTS | 03/14/2023

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Preview and Staff Picks: Women's basketball at Ivy Madness

The top-seeded Tigers will face fourth-seeded Penn in the semifinal for a rematch of their regular season finale, while the other semifinal will feature second-seeded Columbia and third-seeded Harvard.

The top-seeded Tigers will face fourth-seeded Penn in the semifinal for a rematch of their regular season finale, while the other semifinal will feature second-seeded Columbia and third-seeded Harvard.

SPORTS | 03/10/2023

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Preview and Staff Picks: Men's basketball at Ivy Madness

The Tigers enter Ivy Madness as the second seed and will thus take on third-seeded Penn in the semifinal round. The other semifinal round will see top-seeded Yale take on fourth-seeded Cornell (17–10, 7–7).

The Tigers enter Ivy Madness as the second seed and will thus take on third-seeded Penn in the semifinal round. The other semifinal round will see top-seeded Yale take on fourth-seeded Cornell (17–10, 7–7).

SPORTS | 03/09/2023

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Staff Picks: Men's Basketball vs Penn

In their last regular season game, men’s basketball (18–8 overall, 9–4 Ivy League) will look to defeat the Penn Quakers (17–11, 9–4) at home, in Jadwin Gymnasium this Saturday, March 4. Prior to tip-off, the team will honor three starting seniors to celebrate senior night.

In their last regular season game, men’s basketball (18–8 overall, 9–4 Ivy League) will look to defeat the Penn Quakers (17–11, 9–4) at home, in Jadwin Gymnasium this Saturday, March 4. Prior to tip-off, the team will honor three starting seniors to celebrate senior night.

SPORTS | 03/02/2023

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Staff Picks: Women’s Basketball at Penn

Women’s basketball will travel to Penn and take on the Quakers in the Palestra for their final regular season game this Friday, March 3. Coming off a big win against Harvard, Princeton remains tied with Columbia for first place in the Ivy League, a tie that will be decided by this week's games.  

Women’s basketball will travel to Penn and take on the Quakers in the Palestra for their final regular season game this Friday, March 3. Coming off a big win against Harvard, Princeton remains tied with Columbia for first place in the Ivy League, a tie that will be decided by this week's games.  

SPORTS | 03/02/2023

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Staff Picks: Men's Basketball at Harvard

With only two matchups left in the regular season, men’s basketball (17–8 overall, 8–4 Ivy League) will look to produce a win against the Harvard Crimson (14–12, 5–7) in Cambridge, Massachusetts this Saturday, Feb. 25.

With only two matchups left in the regular season, men’s basketball (17–8 overall, 8–4 Ivy League) will look to produce a win against the Harvard Crimson (14–12, 5–7) in Cambridge, Massachusetts this Saturday, Feb. 25.

SPORTS | 02/23/2023

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Staff Picks: Women’s Basketball vs. Harvard

Women’s basketball (19–5 overall, 10–2 Ivy League) will host Harvard (15–9, 8–4) at Jadwin Gymnasium in their final regular season home game this Friday, Feb. 24. Prior to tip-off, the team will celebrate senior night and honor their five graduating members.

Women’s basketball (19–5 overall, 10–2 Ivy League) will host Harvard (15–9, 8–4) at Jadwin Gymnasium in their final regular season home game this Friday, Feb. 24. Prior to tip-off, the team will celebrate senior night and honor their five graduating members.

SPORTS | 02/23/2023

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Staff Picks: Super Bowl LVII

Super Bowl LVII is finally here, and the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles will face off in State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona this Sunday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Ahead of the most anticipated game of the NFL season, five members of the Daily Princetonian Sports staff offered their picks. 

Super Bowl LVII is finally here, and the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles will face off in State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona this Sunday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Ahead of the most anticipated game of the NFL season, five members of the Daily Princetonian Sports staff offered their picks. 

SPORTS | 02/10/2023

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Staff Picks: Women's Basketball at Cornell, Columbia

The women’s basketball team (14–5 overall, 5–2 Ivy League) has a big weekend coming up, with another chance to beat the Cornell Big Red (9–11, 2–5) on Friday, Feb. 3 and the opportunity for a rematch against the Columbia Lions (17–3, 6–1) on Saturday, Feb. 4. Senior sports writer Isabel Rodrigues ’23 and sports contributor Allison Ha ’25 offer their picks for this weekend’s contests.

The women’s basketball team (14–5 overall, 5–2 Ivy League) has a big weekend coming up, with another chance to beat the Cornell Big Red (9–11, 2–5) on Friday, Feb. 3 and the opportunity for a rematch against the Columbia Lions (17–3, 6–1) on Saturday, Feb. 4. Senior sports writer Isabel Rodrigues ’23 and sports contributor Allison Ha ’25 offer their picks for this weekend’s contests.

SPORTS | 02/02/2023

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Staff Picks: Men's Basketball vs. Cornell, Columbia

This weekend, the Tigers (14–6 overall, 4–3 Ivy League) will look to keep their first-place standing in the Ivy League after hosting back-to-back games this weekend in Jadwin Gymnasium against the Cornell Big Red (15–5, 5–2) on Friday, Feb. 3 and the Columbia Lions (6–16, 1–6) on Saturday, Feb. 4 in Jadwin Gymnasium.

This weekend, the Tigers (14–6 overall, 4–3 Ivy League) will look to keep their first-place standing in the Ivy League after hosting back-to-back games this weekend in Jadwin Gymnasium against the Cornell Big Red (15–5, 5–2) on Friday, Feb. 3 and the Columbia Lions (6–16, 1–6) on Saturday, Feb. 4 in Jadwin Gymnasium.

SPORTS | 02/02/2023

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Women's basketball gears up to face Kentucky in first round of March Madness

On Saturday, March 12, the undefeated Princeton women's basketball team toppled Columbia 77–59 in the Ivy Madness final. No. 11 seed Princeton will take on the No. 6 seed University of Kentucky on Saturday, March 19 in the first round of the NCAA March Madness tournament.

On Saturday, March 12, the undefeated Princeton women's basketball team toppled Columbia 77–59 in the Ivy Madness final. No. 11 seed Princeton will take on the No. 6 seed University of Kentucky on Saturday, March 19 in the first round of the NCAA March Madness tournament.

SPORTS | 03/15/2022