Junior guard Brian Earl was one of 30 players recently nominated for the John R. Wooden award. The Wooden award is given annually to the top player in men's college basketball.Other players nominated for the award included North Carolina's Antawn Jamison, who Princeton held to six points in the No.
Last Saturday, the women's basketball team began its second season of the year. The Tigers' loss to Penn began their Ivy League season and, with it, a different style of play.Because each game and each win is important for the team's post-season opportunities, the intensity of the games increases.
The Tigers (3-0 overall, 2-0 Ivy League) have become a personal nemesis for Penn women's squash star Jessica DiMauro.Last season, as the defending national champion, DiMauro was upset by Princeton's Katherine Johnson '97 in the national championship final.Sunday at the Constable Invitational in Jadwin Gym, DiMauro ran into another Tiger she couldn't beat: freshman Julia Beaver.
It wasn't supposed to be this difficult.After a two-game road trip in which women's hockey could manage only a tie and a loss at Minnesota, Princeton was expected to capture two much-needed league victories in a home-and-home series against perennial doormat Yale.Midway through the third period of their Jan.
With a game against a supposed lowly Penn team last Saturday night, the women's basketball team looked to capitalize upon its success over the winter break.With four of five games on the road, including two at the Lady Griz Holiday Classic in Missoula, Mont., Princeton (5-7 overall, 0-1 Ivy League) had managed to go 3-2 over the recess and seemed poised to reach .500 once again.But the Quakers (4-7, 1-0) came into Jadwin Gym Saturday and stunned the Tigers with a thrilling come-from-behind 55-52 victory, opening the Ivy League season on a disappointing note for a young Princeton team.