Above, a Date in Cornell Basketball History. The Cornell Daily Sun recaps Cornell's first ever meeting with Colgate on Saturday, March 8, 1902, a 31-29 Big Red win in Hamilton, NY before 1,200 spectators. Now 110 years later, the series continues. The Big Red leads the rivalry 70-53. Get all the information you need about the Cornell Big Red's game vs Colgate, Saturday, December 1, 2012, 6 pm, with The Cornell Basketball Blog's Game Preview Center.