Above, Andy Rautins (front) and Ryan Wittman (back). The New York Knicks drafted Rautins over Wittman after both players worked out for the team. Below, some additional news and notes for Friday.
- Many of Cornell's top recruiting prospects will attend Coach Courtney's Cornell Basketball Prospect Camp this weekend between June 26-27. In addition, all of Cornell's incoming recruited freshmen commitments are expected to be in attendance, including Dominic Scelfo, Jake Mathews, Manny Sahota, and Dwight Tarwater.
- After the Knicks selected Andy Rautins in the second round, YahooSports' Jeff Eisenberg asks, "If the Knicks were going to go for a hometown kid, would they not have been better off with Cornell's Ryan Wittman?"
- Below are some the Twittersphere reactions to last nights NBA Draft:
Jeff Foote: "Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv just gained the most motivated player in the class of 2010. Yet again at the bottom of the totem pole."Louis Dale: "This draft is so disappointing!!!! Ivy League gets no R.E.S.P.E.C.T. Did we not make the Sweet 16?...BS."
Jon Jaques (in response to Dale): "Hearrrd that."
- Speaking of Twitter, Aaron Osgood tweets, "got to play and workout with jhart [Jason Harford, Cornell '08] the past couple days.. been a good time. man he can shoot."