- NYC Buckets picks Cornell to finish in second place in the Ivy League and writes, "Cornell played a really young roster in 2011-12 and I’d expect Galal Cancer and Shonn Miller to be much improved during their sophomore campaigns."
- The Times of Trenton recaps the Ivy League media poll:
Cornell, in the final spot of the upper echelon [picked 4th], returns 10 of its top 12 scorers and for the first time in coach Bill Courtney’s three years will not have to rely on freshmen. “We’re still young at a lot of key positions,’’ he said, “but when you have a veteran club, a lot of guys who have been through some of the battles in the league — we have a chance to be competitive (with) the top of the league.’’
- Last night in EuroLeague action, Jeff Foote (Cornell '10) scored 7 points on 3/3 shooting from the floor and 1/1 at the free throw line and grabbed 3 rebounds and dished 1 assist against zero turnovers in 12 productive minutes off the bench as his #3 ranked Zalgiris team of Lithuania defeated the defending EuroLeague Champions, Olimpiacos of Greece, 79-61. Read the recap of Foote's performance. A basket shown below by Foote was named one of the week's top 5 plays in the EuroLeague. Zalgiris faces #1 ranked CSKA of Moscow on October 28.
- A Cornell Daily Sun columnist wants John Calipari out of college basketball and writes, "I also still harbor some hatred from [Kentucky's]Sweet Sixteen victory over Cornell back in 2010."