Pete Carril, Princeton’s Textbook Basketball Coach, Dies at 92

Without receiving athletic scholarships, he turned outmatched players into victors by keeping them active and scaring opponents, resulting in one of college football's biggest upsets.

Pete Carril in the era  a 1996 Indianapolis practise as 13th-seeded Princeton got ready  to play the reigning champions U.C.L.A. in the opening round of the  N.C.A.A. competition.

Pete Carril, a men's basketball coach  at Princeton for 29 years and frightened notable rivals with his  Undersized,

frequently underqualified students practising from a vintage textbook  game, passed away on Monday. He was 92.

His record at Princeton was 514-261, with 13 Ivy titles, 11 appearances  in the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s championship  tournament

In the N.C.A.A.’s annual tournament, Carril’s teams might lose to  national powers but not before unnerving them and threatening an upset

Carril’s final college victory came on March 14, 1996, in Indianapolis, in the first round of the N.C.A.A. tournament against U.C.L.A., the defending champion