- The Big Red face Lafayette today in a closed-door scrimmage. This is the final tune-up for Cornell's season opening weekend, November 12 at Albany, followed by November 14 at Seton Hall.
- ESPN Rise ranks Meridian High School of Mississippi as the preseason No. 34 team in the U.S., No. 10 in the Southeast and No. 1 in the state. ESPN Rise writes:
34. Meridian (Meridian, Miss.)
Last Season’s Record: 25-7, Class 6A state runner-up
Top Player: PF Rodney Hood (6-8, Sr..)
Outlook: With Hood leading the way, the Wildcats are the Mississippi team to beat. The highly touted recruit tossed in 23.5 points per game as a junior. Other senior veterans on hand include Cornell recruit Devin Cherry (6-3, Sr.) and Sidney Coleman (6-7, Sr.).
- Rush The Court is counting down via Twitter the top 345 Division I teams. Cornell is ranked No. 155, one spot ahead of LSU at No. 156 and ahead of teams such as Davidson (159), Rutgers (160), Iowa (166), San Jose St. (169), Central Florida (171), SMU (172), Fresno State (173), Louisiana Tech (176), St. Joseph's (178), Boise St. (190), TCU (199), Rice (232), Hawaii (247), Wyoming (252), Air Force (264), Tulane (265), and Fordham (307). Teams on Cornell's schedule ranked so far include:
-No. 225-New Hampshire
-No. 188-Stony Brook
-No. 155-Cornell-" Lose four starters and coach Donahue? No Sweet 16 this year, but could still come together under C Wroblewski (9/3/3)."-No. 143-St. Bonaventure
-No. 104-Boston U.
-No. 62-Virginia Commonwealth