Thursday, September 23, 2010

News and Notes: Thursday Edition

Above, some screen shots from Cornell's near upset of No. 1 Kansas last January in Allen Fieldhouse. Below, some news and notes for Thursday...
  • reports the news of Cornell's commitment from Shonn Miller (St. Ignatius HS) Cleveland, OH, 6-6, F. The Cleveland Plain Dealer notes that Miller will participate in the Garfield Heights/Prep Spotlight Basketball Showcase next week. The Daily Pennsylvanian also reported on the commitment to Cornell as follows:"
    "It’s Miller time for Big Red. Cleveland native Shonn Miller — a product of Lebron James’s summer league basketball team King James Shooting Stars — verbally committed to reigning Ivy champion Cornell after visiting last weekend. According to the St. Ignatius High School website, Miller said that Cornell “just felt right.” St. Ignatius is rated by U.S. News & World Report as a bronze-level high school, and Miller was searching for a college with similar academic standards. Miller is ranked by ESPN as the 111th-best small forward in the country. While he plays inside for his school team “out of necessity,” he performs better on the perimeter."

  • The Dagger Blog of YahooSports previews the CAA and two of Cornell's opponents, Delaware and Virginia Commonwealth. Meanwhile, the ranks Seton Hall No. 31 in the nation. The Big Red visit the Hall this season at Newark's Prudential Center.

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