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Hoops Hour with Henderson - Kevin Kruse

October 26th, 2016

Kevin Kruse is an Academic-Athletic Fellow for the Princeton men's basketball team and focuses on 20th-century history, including race and class relations.

1:36: On growing up in Nashville, Tenn.

5:10: On choosing to pursue history as an academic subject

8:12: On his time at North Carolina

16:54: On his dissertation and choosing teaching as aprofession

28:48: On his work at Princeton

31:15: On politics today

36:46: On his current academic travels

41:41: On his Kansas City Chiefs fandom

44:52: On the San Francisco 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick

49:48: On Princeton’s upcoming visit to Pearl Harbor

54:27: On today’s Princeton student-athletes

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Hoops Hour with Henderson - Pete Carril, Part 2

October 12th, 2016

Princeton men's basketball coach Mitch Henderson '98 sat down with his former coach, Princeton's all-time winningest men's basketball coach and Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame member Pete Carril to talk about Carril's life and career.

0:54: On starting at Princeton 

5:29: On the 1990 game vs. Arkansas

6:44: On the 1996 team

9:13: On the pack-line defense

11:04: On the 1996 UCLA game

11:59: On his coaching style

24:08: On his tenure with the Sacramento Kings

29:57: On the NBA today

33:17: On his effect on the game

35:04: On Princeton basketball today

36:00: On the Golden State Warriors

37:26: On his former players as coaches

Opening sequence courtesy bensounds.com & ESPN

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Hoops Hour with Henderson - Pete Carril, Part 1

October 11th, 2016

Princeton men's basketball coach Mitch Henderson '98 sat down with his former coach, Princeton's all-time winningest men's basketball coach and Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame member Pete Carril to talk about Carril's life and career. 

1:33: On growing up in Bethlehem, Pa.

13:39: On Butch van Breda Kolff ‘45

20:35  : On life aftercollege

21:56: On his coaching style

24:15: On his family growing up

25:23: On beginning his teaching and coaching career

29:18: On beginning his collegiate coaching career at Lehigh

Opening sequence courtesy bensounds.com & ESPN

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Hoops Hour with Henderson - John McPhee ‘53

October 4th, 2016

John McPhee '53, author of 30 books and a Ferris Professor at Princeton since 1974, grew up in Princeton and has followed Princeton athletics since before his days as a student. His first book, called A Sense of Where You Are, is about Bill Bradley '65.

0:57: On growing up in Princeton

3:49: On his writing influences

4:51: On the Princeton classes he teaches

7:10: On his connection to Princeton Athletics

10:11: On competing on “20 Questions” while at Princeton

12:43: On writing for the New Yorker

14:02: On playing basketball at Cambridge

15:00: On Pete Carril

18:21: On writing about Bill Bradley

31:31: On his writing career

36:47: On friend and former Cleveland Cavaliers owner Gordon Gund

38:52: On his interviewing style

42:44: On teaching students today and Matt Henshon ‘91

49:23: On bicycling

50:18: On Bill Bradley’s 2000 presidential campaign

51:30: On his appreciation of great teams

53:34: On Princetonians he’s worked with, including Richard Stengel ’77 and Marvin Bressler

57:47: On Pete Carril and the building of Jadwin Gym

59:54: On Butch van Breda Kolff ‘45

1:02:44: On Arthur Ashe and his book Levels of the Game

Opening sequence courtesy bensounds.com & ESPN.

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Hoops Hour with Henderson - Brian Taylor ‘84

July 26th, 2016

Brian Taylor '84 scored 1,239 points in just two seasons at Princeton in the era before freshman eligibility and before departing for professional basketball. A two-time first-team All-Ivy Leaguer and the 1971 Ivy League Rookie of the Year, Taylor was selected by both the Seattle SuperSonics of the NBA and the New York Nets of the ABA. He joined the Nets and earned ABA Rookie of the Year honors in 1973 before helping the Nets to ABA titles in 1974 and 1976. He went on to play in the NBA for the San Diego Clippers, Kansas City Kings and Denver Nuggets as part of a 10-season ABA/NBA career.

1:05: On growing up in Perth Amboy, N.J.

12:07: On choosing Princeton

18:35: On acclimating to Princeton

26:10: On choosing to return to Princeton after his ABA/NBA career

31:17: On going to the ABA and post-college life

47:33: On today's NBA

49:07: On the 3-point shot

53:50: On his nickname "BT Express"

55:51: On Julius Erving

57:00: On the definition of Princeton basketball

59:35: On life after basketball

73:55: On Pete Carril's impact

Opening sequence courtesy bensounds.com & ESPN.

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Hoops Hour with Henderson - Sean Gregory ‘98

June 25th, 2016

Princeton men's basketball coach Mitch Henderson talks with classmate and Time Magazine writer Sean Gregory '98.

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Hoops Hour with Henderson - Steve Mills ‘81

June 20th, 2016

In the second installment of a new series, Hoops Hour with Henderson, Princeton men's basketball coach Mitch Henderson talks with New York Knicks GM Steve Mills '81. 

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Hoops Hour with Henderson - Craig Robinson ‘83

June 13th, 2016

In the first installment of a new series, Hoops Hour with Henderson, Princeton men's basketball coach Mitch Henderson talks with two-time Ivy League Player of the Year Craig Robinson '83. In 2000, Henderson and Robinson joined the staff at Northwestern when Bill Carmody became the Wildcats' head coach. After six years on staff in Evanston, Robinson spent eight years as a head coach, two at Brown and six at Oregon State, before moving on to a color commentator role with ESPN.

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