- A reminder that Brian Delaney of ESPN Radio 1160 announced via Twitter that Jon Gray will be a guest on the Between the Lines Show today at 4 pm to discuss Cornell's 2011-2012 schedule. Listen free via the ESPN 1160 website.
- Jeff Goodman of CBSSports runs down offseason news for the ACC and notes of Boston College and Maryland respectively:
Boston College – Joe Jones left to become the head coach at Boston University and Steve Donahue [former Cornell head coach] has decided to promote [former Cornell assistant] Woody Kampmann and hire Izzi Metz [also a former Cornell assistant] as his new director of basketball operations. The Eagles will play in the 76 Classic in Anaheim and have non-league games against Providence (12-8) at home, UMass (11-21) and Penn State (11-30). Dallas Elmore transferred out of the program while Oregon transfer Matt Humphrey is eligible this season. [Donahue has also promoted former Cornell assistant, Nat Graham].
Maryland – Mark Turgeon brought Scott Spinelli and Dustin Clark (director of basketball operations) with him from Texas A&M, hired Dalonte Hill (Kansas State) and kept Orlando “Bino” Ranson. The Terps will play in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off and also have non-league games vs. Illinois (11-29), against Notre Dame (12-4) in D.C. and against Temple at the Palestra (1-21). Haukur Palsson left the program to play pro ball back home.
- Continuing our regular series, A Date in Cornell Basketball History, below, a game recap and box score from Cornell's January 8, 2003 visit to Georgia Tech and its star, Chris Bosh.