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Men's hoops sweeps Ivy pair as fans prepare to welcome Quakers

After months of turmoil, all is finally well in Carmodyville. For the first time this season, the entire roster was medically cleared to play, and the men's basketball team turned in two dominating performances.The entire 15-player roster got involved in a 72-47 thrashing of Dartmouth Friday, and rode on the back of sophomore center Chris Young for a 73-55 win over Harvard Saturday.

SPORTS | 02/13/2000

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W. hoops bus accident foreshadows weekend

After last weekend, the women's basketball team thought it was on the right track. It had won its first Ivy League game, 55-52 over Brown, bringing its season total for wins to four.Princeton (4-17 overall, 1-6 Ivy League) has run into lots of problems over the first part of its season, but on Thursday night the Tigers took that to a new level.As the team bus traveled through southern Connecticut, a car and an 18-wheeler bumped yards ahead of Princeton's bus.

SPORTS | 02/13/2000

M. volleyball sends NYU packing in four games

Reeling from a surprising loss to George Mason Friday to open its Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association season, the men's volleyball team reinvented itself for last night's matchup against NYU.A new lineup and a more aggressive attitude produced the change head coach Glenn Nelson and the Tigers were looking for as they rebounded with a 3-1 victory over the Violets.Princeton (2-3 overall, 1-1 EIVA) dominated visiting NYU (2-4, 2-3) early in the match, winning the first three points on its way to a quick 3-0 lead.

SPORTS | 02/09/2000

Athletic Robins provides spark for ailing men's basketball Profile

The theme to this year's men's basketball season thus far has been injuries. The almost plague-like spread through the team has gutted the starting lineup, and head coach Bill Carmody has been forced to look for help from an unfamiliar place: the bench.And maybe somewhat surprisingly, the reserves have demonstrated that they can not only contribute minutes on the court, but points on the scoreboard as well."Everyone is working hard, and we're trying to just forget about the injuries because, like I told my players, 'I recruited you because I thought you could play, and now you're playing,' " Carmody said last week.Sophomore forward Ray Robins is one of the players making those injuries a little easier for the Tigers to deal with.Robins, a six-foot, seven inch forward from Paso Robles, California, literally erupted on the Princeton basketball scene Jan.

SPORTS | 02/08/2000