Above, game programs from the 1956 and 1957 Queen City Invitational hosted by Canisius in Buffalo, New York. Participants included Canisius, Cornell, Minnesota, Xavier, Iowa and Syracuse. Cornell also participated in the tournament in 1964 and 1971. Below, some news and notes for Friday...
- The current Cornell team features three former transfers. Since 1999, Cornell has had more than a dozen transfers added the basketball program hailing from BCS leagues such as the Pac 10, SEC, and Big 12, as well as the Mountain West, A-10, and Missouri Valley conferences. Below is an updated list of transfers who were added to the Big Red roster since the '99-'00 season and the year they joined the team.
- 1999-2000-Greg Barratt 6’9”- Utah Valley State College via Univ. of Utah
2000-2001-Ryan Cheesman 6’6” Utah Valley State College
2002-2003-Jed Ronalds 6'10" Cal San Diego
2003-2004-Stevan Marcetic 6’9” Bradley University
2004-2005-Ryan Rourke 6’8” Mesa College via Air Force
2005-2006-Ugo Ihekweazu 6’5” Wofford College
2005-2006-Jason Hartford 6’9” Chemeketa Community College
2007-2008-Collin Robinson 6’0” University of Southern California
2007-2008-Jeff Foote 7’0” St. Bonaventure
2007-2008-Andre Wilkins 6’5” Blinn College
2008-2009-Marc Van Burck 6'11" Salt Lake C.C. via University of Colorado
2008-2009-Max Groebe 6'4" University of Massachusetts (active)
2008-2009-Mark Coury 6'9" University of Kentucky
2009-2010-Anthony Gatlin 6'8" Centenary College (active)
2010-2011 Andrew Ferry 6'2" Palm Beach State via Valparaiso (active)
- Below, an updated list of currently employed NCAA basketball coaches with connections to Cornell University.Jeff Jackson ('84)-Head Coach of Furman University (Division I).Kevin App ('07)-Assistant coach at Army. Played for Cornell under Steve Donahue and assistant at Cornell for one season under Donahue.Yanni Hufnagel ('06)-Assistant coach at Harvard. Served as student-manager under Steve Donahue.Steve Donahue-Head coach of Boston College. Served as head coach at Cornell between 2000-2010.Mike Dement-Head coach of UNC-Greensboro (Division I). He served as head coach of Cornell between '86-'91. In 1988 he led Cornell to the Ivy League title and the 1988 NCAA Tournament.Zach Spiker-Head coach of Army. He served as an assistant coach at Cornell under Steve Donahue from 2004-2009.Joe Burke-Head coach of Skidmore College (Division III). He was an assistant coach at Cornell under Steve Donahue between 2001-2004.Nat Graham-Assistant coach at Boston College under Steve Donahue. Served as an assistant coach under Donahue at Cornell from 2007-2010.
Izzi Metz-Head coach Hobart College (Division III). He served as a Cornell assistant coach for five seasons between 2001-2006 under Steve Donahue.Woody Kampmann-Director of Basketball Operations at Boston College under Steve Donahue. Served as an assistant coach under Donahue at Cornell from 2005-2010.Steve Robinson-Assistant Coach at North Carolina under Roy Williams. He was an assistant coach for Mike Dement at Cornell for two seasons, including on the 1988 Ivy League Championship team.