The 1996-1997 media guide with Alex Compton ('97) on the cover. Compton was a 1997 All-Ivy League selection after transferring to Cornell from St. Joseph's.
- The Boston Herald spoke with former Cornell coach and current B.C. head, Steve Donahue. The Herald writes, "Donahue arrived at the Heights on the heels of a memorable Sweet 16 run at Cornell and hit the ground running (he was on the road recruiting before even settling into his new office)."
- GopherIllustated.com notes that five schools visiting the University of Minnesota this season have Minnesota natives on their rosters, including Cornell and Josh Figini (Chisago Lakes, MN).