Below, some mid afternoon news and notes. Reminder, get all the links and information you need about Cornell's game at Syracuse tonight with The Cornell Basketball Blog's Game Preview Center. The game will be broadcast nationally on the Big East Network and on ESPN's Full Court package as well as on ESPN3.com...
- Tonight's Ivy League games on tap include:
Tuesday, November 30
Cornell at Syracuse, 7 pm [ESPN3.com/ESPN Fullcourt/Big East Sports Network]
Maryland-Baltimore County at Penn, 7 pm
Princeton at Lafayette, 7 pm [Lafayette Sports Network]
Hartford at Yale, 7 pm
- In profiling the Missouri Tigers for SlamOnline, Jon Jaques ('10) writes, "In preparation for Cornell’s first-round match-up with Missouri in the 2009 NCAA Tournament, to simulate the Tigers’ pressure defense, our scout team pressed with eight players at a time."
- John Clay of the Lexington Herald Leader briefs his readers on Kentucky's next opponent, Boston U. and notes, "BU did beat Cornell 66-61 last time out. Yes, that’s the same Cornell that UK beat in the Sweet 16 last year. Mark Coury scored eight points for Cornell."