Friday, June 29, 2012

News and Notes: Friday Edition

Above, Cornell's Galal Cancer. Below, some news and notes for Friday...

  • Jon Jaques (Cornell '10) has accepted a volunteer/graduate student assistant coaching position at Columbia.  He was previously an assistant at Stevens Tech in New Jersey.
  • Nets Daily writes with respect to Jeff Foote (Cornell '10), "Adam Morrison, Al Thornton and Julian Wright will get a chance to renew their NBA careers in two weeks when the Nets entry plays in the Orlando Summer League. The three former lottery picks along with Marshon Brooks, Jordan Williams and draft pick Tyshawn Taylor are the big names on the roster, which is not yet complete.In additon to Morrison, Thornton and Wright, all lottery picks, the Nets have recruited Jeff Foote who played for the Armor, Edwin Ubiles, who was D-League rookie of the year, and Taurean Green, a combo guard who played on Florida's national championship team and now plays in Turkey. The Nets two European picks in Thursday's draft will not play in Orlando, which runs from July 9 to 13."
  • In the International Basketball League, Jason Hartford (Cornell '08) and the Yamhill Highflyers are back in action tonight
Above, Darius Miller of Kentucky defends Cornell's Ryan Wittman ('10) during the 2010 Sweet Sixteen.
Above, the draft's No. 19 selection, Andrew Nicholson chases down Cornell's Miles Asafo Adjei at Cornell's Newman Arena on November 19, 2010.

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