Friday, December 30, 2011

Bucknell Athletics Game Notes for Game Against Cornell

Cornell Athletics Game Notes for Visit to Bucknell

Above, a March 3, 1952 issue of the Cornell Daily Sun recaps game action between Bucknell and Cornell. Below, Cornell Athletics' Game notes for the 2011 edition of the rivalry.

News and Notes: Friday Edition

Above, a newspaper clipping from the February 28, 1898 issue of the Cornell Daily Sun describing a Cornell road game at Bucknell. Get all the information you need about the Cornell Big Red's game at Bucknell this Saturday, December 31, 2011 (2 pm) with The Cornell Basketball Blog's Game Preview Center. Below, some news and notes for Friday...

Ithaca Journal: Cornell Seeks Road to Success

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Game Preview Center: Battle of the 'Nells, Cornell at Bucknell (12/31/11)

Get all the information you need about the Cornell Big Red's game at Bucknell on Saturday, December 31, 2011 (2 pm) right here with The Cornell Basketball Blog's Game Preview Center. As the game approaches, we will be adding relevant links to this space. Let us know your thoughts on the upcoming game by either leaving a comment to this post, sending us an email (CornellBigRedFan@gmail.com), or posting a message on The Cornell Basketball Blog's Community Forum (click here, free membership).

News and Notes: Thursday Edition

On Saturday, New Year's Eve, Bill Courtney makes his first appearance as a Division I head coach at his alma mater, Bucknell when the Cornell Big Red come marching into Lewisberg. Below, some news and notes for Thursday...

Game Recap: Cornell 58, Stony Brook 69 (OT)

Below, game recaps from Wednesday night...

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

News and Notes: Wednesday Edition

Get all the information you need about the Cornell Big Red's next game, a visit to Stony Brook tonight, Wednesday, December 28, 2011 (7 pm, TV: Cablevision Channel 118) with The Cornell Basketball Blog's Game Preview Center. Below, some news and notes for Wednesday...

Cornell Athletics Game Notes for Stony Brook

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Stony Brook Athletics Game Notes for Cornell


News and Notes: Tuesday Edition

From our series, A Date in Cornell Basketball History, above, photos of Louis Dale ('10) and Ryan Wittman ('10) from November 13, 2006, their first career game in Newman Arena and their second overall game for the Big Red. In a win over Stony Brook, Wittman finished with 18 points while Dale added 11.

Get all the information you need about the Cornell Big Red's next game, a visit to Stony Brook on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 (7 pm, TV: Cablevision Channel 118) with The Cornell Basketball Blog's Game Preview Center. Below, some news and notes for Tuesday...

Monday, December 26, 2011

Ivy Awards: Drew Ferry to Weekly Honor Roll

The Ivy League Office named Drew Ferry to the weekly honor roll. The Ivy office notes of Ferry:

HONOR ROLL
Drew Ferry
, Cornell, Senior, Guard (Milwaukee, Wis.)
20 points, 6 rebounds at Penn State
9 points, 3 rebounds at Illinois

IVY LEAGUE AWARD WINNERS 2011-2012

PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Week 1 November 14-Zack Rosen, Penn/Greg Mangano, Yale
Week 2 November 21-Zack Rose, Penn
Week 3 November 28-Keith Wright, Harvard
Week 4 December 5-Meiko Lyles, Columbia
Week 5 December 12-Kyle Casey, Harvard (Cornell not eligible)
Week 6 December 19-Ian Hummer, Princeton
Week 7 December 26-Tyler Bernardini, Penn

ROOKIES OF THE WEEK
Week 1 November 14-Shonn Miller, Cornell/Jvonte Brooks, Dartmouth
Week 2 November 21-Shonn Miller, Cornell/Gabas Maldunas, Dartmouth
Week 3 November 28-Shonn Miller, Cornell/Alex Rosenberg, Columbia
Week 4 December 5-Jonah Travis, Harvard
Week 5 December 12-Gabas Maldunas, Dartmouth (Cornell not eligible)
Week 6 December 19-Galal Cancer, Cornell/John Golden, Dartmouth
Week 7 December 26-Jvonte Brooks, Dartmouth

Sunday, December 25, 2011

News and Notes: Holiday Edition

Below, some holiday news and notes...
  • A guest blogger for MidMajority.com gives his recap of the Cornell-Penn State game as part of the website's 800 Games Project.
  • The New York Times published this week a pair of interesting and somewhat controversial articles on Ivy League financial aid and admissions. Both are must read articles for fans of Ivy Leauge athletics.

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Friday, December 23, 2011

Game Preview Center: Cornell at Stony Brook (12.28.11)

Get all the information you need about the Cornell Big Red's game at Stony Brook on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 (7 pm, TV: Cablevision Channel 118), right here with The Cornell Basketball Blog's Game Preview Center. As the game approaches, we will be adding relevant links to this space. Let us know your thoughts on the upcoming game by either leaving a comment to this post, sending us an email (CornellBigRedFan@gmail.com), or posting a message on The Cornell Basketball Blog's Community Forum (click here, free membership).

Wire and Osgood Return from Denmark

Several Danish media outlets, including Fullcourt Denmark (see the Google translation), have reported that the stuggling Vaerlose basketball club (6-10 in the Danish BBK) have cut both Adam Wire (Cornell '11) and Aaron Osgood (Cornell '11) from their roster. Wire and Osgood were Vaerlose's best players with Wire averaging 11.3 points, 6.9 rebounds, 2.9 steals and 1.9 assists per game and Osgood posting 11.6 points and 8.4 rebounds per game. Osgood and Wire were first and second on the team in rebounding respectively and third and fourth in scoring respectively.

News and Notes: Friday Edition

Below, some news and notes for Friday...

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

News and Notes: Afternoon Edition

Below, some afternoon news and notes. Get all the information you need about the Cornell Big Red's game at Penn State tonight, Wednesday, December 21, 2011 with The Cornell Basketball Blog's Game Preview Center. Tip off is 7:30 pm and the game will be televised on the Big Ten Network.

  • After Cornell faces Penn State tonight, on Thursday Cornell recruiting commit Nolan Cressler (Plum HS) Plum, PA, 6-4, G (class of 2012) faces Shaler High School and Penn State commit, Geno Thorpe, a 6'3" guard. The Pittsburgh Post Gazette notes, "Another interesting game Thursday night is Plum at Shaler. It is non-section, but two of the WPIAL's best guards go head-to-head in Plum's Nolan Cressler and Shaler's Geno Thorpe."

Foote and the NBA

Bill Courtney Illinois Post Game Press Conference

News and Notes: Wednesday Edition

Get all the information you need about the Cornell Big Red's game at Penn State tonight, Wednesday, December 21, 2011 with The Cornell Basketball Blog's Game Preview Center. Below, some news and notes for Wednesday...

Sports Network Predicts Cornell at Penn State

SB Nation Previews Cornell at Penn State

Centre Daily Previews Cornell at Penn State

Cancer on Choosing Cornell Over Albany

Ithaca Journal Previews Cornell at Penn State

Penn State Athletics Game Notes for Cornell

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

The Cornell-Penn State Series History

Cornell owns a 5-4 lead in a series against Penn State dating back to February 16, 1900 when the teams first met in State College, Pa., just Cornell's second season of program existence. PSU won the first meeting between the programs 18-5 as the February 23, 1900 issue of the Cornell Daily Sun recaps the game further below. The Cornell Daily Sun also accuses the Penn State spectators of interfering in the outcome. The teams also met in 1910, 1923, 1941, 1970, 1971, 1972, and 2005. In the December 5, 1972, meeting, Cornell defeated Penn State in Ithaca, 74-65. Below, some items from the Big Red-Nittany Lions series.

Penn State Athletics Scouts Cornell


Jeff Foote Rejoins Springfield Armor

Per the Twitter feed of the NBA D-League's Springfield Armor, Jeff Foote ('10) will rejoin the team's active roster.

Cornell Athletics Game Notes for Cornell at Penn State

News and Notes: Tuesday Edition

Get all the information you need about the Cornell Big Red's game at Penn State on Wednesday night, December 21, 2011 with The Cornell Basketball Blog's Game Preview Center. Below, some news and notes for Tuesday...

Game Recap: Cornell 60, Illinois 64

Below, recaps from Monday night's game.

Monday, December 19, 2011

USA Today Previews Cornell at Illinois

Get all the information you need about the Cornell Big Red's game at Illinois tonight, Monday, December 19, 2011 (7 PM CT) with The Cornell Basketball Blog's Game Preview Center. Below, the USA Today preview of the game. The game will be broadcast on ESPN3.com.

Wroblewski to Bob Cousy Award Nominee List

Cornell's Chris Wroblewski has been nominated for the Bob Cousy Award.

ESPN Preview of Cornell at Illinois

News and Notes: Monday Edition

Tonight's game at the University of Illinois is a tribute return home game for Cornell senior, Chris Wroblewski (Highland Park, IL). Cornell and Illinois do have some history, facing each other in 1932, 1939, 1948 and 1961. The last game was certainly the most memorable for Cornell. During the 1961-1962 season, the Big Red knocked off the lllini, 72-60 on December 23, 1961 in Champaign. Above, the win made headlines in the national wire services. The Cornell Daily Sun published the news of Cornell's big Illinois win in the first issue following the winter break for students. Get all the information you need about the Cornell Big Red's game at Illinois tonight, Monday, December 19, 2011 (7 PM CT) with The Cornell Basketball Blog's Game Preview Center. Below, some news and notes for Monday...

Ivy Awards: Galal Cancer Rookie of the Week, Drew Ferry to Honor Roll

Cornell's Galal Cancer is the Ivy League Co-Rookie of the Week. The Ivy League Office writes this week in part:

PRINCETON, N.J. -- Holiday hoops continues for Ivy League men’s basketball this week with nine games on the Christmas week schedule.

Six Ivy teams are in action with Dartmouth embarking on a three-game, five-day road trip through the Empire State. Cornell has back-to-back games against Big Ten Conference foes, playing at Illinois Monday night and at Penn State Wednesday night. Brown, Harvard and Penn each return to the hardwood at home later this week after taking their respective exam breaks. Princeton looks to move above .500 for the first time this season in its final pre-Christmas game at Siena on Thursday.


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CO-ROOKIES OF THE WEEK

Cornell freshman forward Galal Cancer (Albany, N.Y.) put together quite a stat line in the Big Red’s 85-82 overtime victory over Albany. The freshman, playing against his hometown school, posted 11 points, seven assists, five rebounds, four steals and a blocked shot in 30 minutes off the bench for Cornell. Cancer closed strong with four points, two rebounds, two assists and a block in the final four minutes of regulation as Cornell erased a 10-point, second-half deficit. The seven assists and four steals were both career highs.

Cancer's Statistics for the Week


MIN FG-A PCT 3FG-A PCT FT-A PCT REB A
B
S
PTS
vs. Albany
30
5-10
0.500
1-4
0.250
0-3
0.000
5
7
1
4
11






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HONOR ROLL
Drew Ferry
, Cornell, Senior, Guard (Milwaukee, Wis.)
26 points, 4 rebounds vs. Albany

IVY LEAGUE AWARD WINNERS 2011-2012

PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Week 1 November 14-Zack Rosen, Penn/Greg Mangano, Yale
Week 2 November 21-Zack Rose, Penn
Week 3 November 28-Keith Wright, Harvard
Week 4 December 5-Meiko Lyles, Columbia
Week 5 December 12-Kyle Casey, Harvard (Cornell not eligible)
Week 6 December 19-Ian Hummer, Princeton

ROOKIES OF THE WEEK
Week 1 November 14-Shonn Miller, Cornell/Jvonte Brooks, Dartmouth
Week 2 November 21-Shonn Miller, Cornell/Gabas Maldunas, Dartmouth
Week 3 November 28-Shonn Miller, Cornell/Alex Rosenberg, Columbia
Week 4 December 5-Jonah Travis, Harvard
Week 5 December 12-Gabas Maldunas, Dartmouth (Cornell not eligible)
Week 6 December 19-Galal Cancer, Cornell/John Golden, Dartmouth



ITHACA, N.Y. -- Cornell freshman Galal Cancer has been named the Ivy League co-Rookie of the Week after his efforts in helping the Big Red to an overtime victory over Albany last week. The honor is the first weekly award for Cancer and the fourth for a Big Red freshman. Classmate Shonn Miller has collected the award three times.

Cancer shares the award with Dartmouth's John Golden.

Cancer scored 11 points, dished seven assists, snatched five rebounds and picked up four steals in an 85-82 overtime victory over the Great Danes. He made 5-of-10 field goals while collecting career highs in assists and steals. He was also just two points off his career scoring high. Cancer had four points, two rebounds, two assists, a steal and a block in the final minute of regulation for the Big Red, who overcame a 10-point deficit with nine minutes to play to force an extra session.

Cancer and the Big Red return to action tonight at 7 p.m. CT (8 p.m. ET) when it meets No. 19 Illinois at Assembly Hall in Champaign, Ill. The game will be televised by ESPN3.com.

IlliniHQ.com Previews Cornell at Illinois

The Pantagraph Previews Cornell at Illinois

State Journal-Register (Springfield) Previews/Predicts Cornell at Illinois

Scout.com's InsideIllini Previews Cornell at Illinois

Ithaca Journal Recaps Albany, Previews Illinois

Sports Network Predicts Cornell at Illinois


Sports Bank Previews Cornell at Illinois

Chicago Tribune Previews Cornell at Illinois