Die jarelange Princeton-basketbalafrigter, Pete Carril, sterf om 92

Piet Lane, who coached the Princeton Tigers men’s basketball team for 29 jare, is Maandag op ouderdom oorlede 92, volgens 'n verklaring van die Carril-familie wat deur Princeton Atletiek vrygestel is.

The Carril family is sad to report that Coach Peter J. Carril passed away peacefully this morning,” the family statement read. “We kindly ask that you please respect our privacy at this time as we process our loss and handle necessary arrangements. More information will be forthcoming in the following days.
Carril pioneered the so-calledPrinceton offense,” an unselfish, pass-heavy style whichdespite Ivy League policy of not awarding athletic scholarshipsleveled the playing field against teams that were often bigger and more athletic.
    Tussen 1967 en 1996, Carril led Princeton to 514 wen, 13 Ivy League championships, 11 trips to the NCAA Tournament and the 1975 NIT Championship.
      Princeton University mourns the loss of Pete Carril, longtime Princeton men’s basketball coach who had an incredible impact on the program, the sport and this University,” Princeton said op Twitter.
        Carril’s biggest triumph for Princeton came in 1996, when he led his 13th-seeded Tigers to a win over heavily favored UCLA. After the epic win, a beaming Carril told CBS, “We just knocked off a giant!”
          Carril left Princeton after that Cinderella season and spent more than 10 years as an assistant coach in the NBA, primarily with the Sacramento Kings.
            Carril was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1998.

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