Tuesday, August 16, 2011

News and Notes: Tuesday Edition

Below, some news and notes for Tuesday...

  • Zastal Zielona of Poland's PLK, the top league in Poland, announced the signing of Jeff Foote ('10). Zastal finished 9-13 a year ago in the 12-team Polish league. As reported by Foote during an interview last week with Dime Magazine, a second Cornell alum is expected to join him on Zastal during the '11-'12 season.
  • Columbia Athletics announced that Bed Bath & Beyond is sponsoring the Cornell-Columbia men's and women's doubleheader in New York City this January.
  • On the recruiting front, Jeremy Sshulkin (Westown HS) Westown, PA, 6-5, G, told Western Kentucky's student newspaper that he has has interest from American, Dartmouth and Cornell, among other Patriot League and Ivy League schools.
  • On Cornell's schedule, a pair of websites have already started with daily countdowns of preseason national rankings. Below are the Cornell opponents ranked thus far:
CollegeSportsMadness.com- Top 144
-Lehigh (No. 134)
-Boston U. (No. 118)
-Maryland (No. 108)
-Bucknell (No. 91)
-Princeton (No. 89)

TheHoopsReport.com- Top 68
-Princeton (No. 59)
-Maryland (No. 58)


Anonymous said...

any word on when the red-white scrimmage is going to be held?!

The Cornell Basketball Blog said...

They aren't ready to go public with the date. Announcement will probably be made in late September /early October.