Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Overtime with the Ps

The first and the longest overtime games in Cornell Basketball history involved the "Ps" of Penn and Princeton. Cornell's first overtime in the program's history occurred on March 4, 1922 in a 29-25 defeat at Penn in Philadelphia. Meanwhile, Cornell's longest game in program history remains a five overtime thriller on February 24, 1979 against Princeton in Ithaca with the Tigers holding on for a 66-61 win. Above, the Cornell Daily Sun headlines from the issues of March 4, 1922 and February 26, 1979 capture Cornell's defeats in extra minutes. Get all the information you need about the Big Red's games this weekend in Newman Arena vs. Penn (2/11/11) and Princeton (2/12/11) with The Cornell Basketball Blog's Game Preview Center.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Prescient headline as the P's went to overtime last night at Jadwin.