Thursday, September 8, 2011

News and Notes: Thursday Edition

Above, Andrew Naeve ('07) and Jeff Foote ('10), a pair of former seven footers who both earned All Ivy League honors during their time at Cornell. Below, some news and notes for Thursday...

  • A reminder that Cornell's Red-White Game, the annual intersquad scrimmage, is scheduled for October 22 during Alumni Weekend. Above, Ugo Ihekweazu ('07) throws down a dunk during the 2006-2007 edition of the game.
  • In exhibition game action on Wednesday, Ryan Wittman ('10) scored 8 points while Jeff Foote ('10) added 7 points in a losing effort as their club, Zastal, fell 73-68 to league rival, PBG Basket of Poland's PLK league. Above, Wittman and Foote have some light moments following a scrimmage against Stargard on August 3. Below, some raw video courtesy the Gazeta Lubuska and from Zastal's exhibition against Stargard. In related news, Zastal earlier today signed Phoenix Suns foward, Gani Lawal.

  • The Olean Times Herald notes with respect to St. Bonaventure's 2011-2012 schedule, "As it stands, Bona has just four true home games on its non-conference slate: its season-opener against Cornell (Nov. 11), which visits the RC for the first time since 2004."
  • In addition to St. Bonaventure, Cornell will also serve as the home opener for Delaware according to


Anonymous said...

Looks like my high school gym

Anonymous said...

I'm still irked by Foote getting into foul trouble in the first half vs. Kansas due to questionable foul calls. Jeff deserved a full opportunity to prove himself against a future first-rounder!