On March 9, 1954, Cornell captured its fourth EIBL (Ivy League) championship thanks to a buzzer beating shot by an Ithaca native-son. Cornell has won eight EIBL/Ivy League titles (1913, 1914, 1924, 1954, 1988, 2008, 2009 and 2010.) Above, the cover of the March 10 Cornell Daily Sun. Below, the articles in full.
Also back during the 1953-1954 season, a regular beat writer for Cornell men's basketball was legendary Dick Scaap '55. Below, a December 17, 1953 article by Dick Schaap, recapping Cornell's victory over Harvard. Schaap's son, Jeremy, would follow in dad's footsteps, writing for the Cornell Daily Sun, graduating Cornell in '91 and ultimately landing at ESPN.