Above, A Date in Cornell Basketball History. A game program from December 8, 1965 when Syracuse visited Cornell at Barton Hall. Below, news and notes for Monday...
- Jon Rothstein of CBS considers Purdue the sleeper of the Big 10 and notes, "Cornell transfer Errick Peck will add leadership and intangibles."
- Eitan Chemerinski (Cornell '13) and his Team USA advanced to the Gold Medal game in the Maccabi Games in Israel with a 77-73 win on Sunday over host Israel in the semifinals. USA faces Argentina today for the Gold. See the story in the Times of Israel. Chemerinski previously scored 3 points in the team's tournament opener, an 86-83 overtime defeat to Argentina. But the Americans bounced back in their second game in the preliminaries with an 89-55 win over Germany. Then in the third game of round play, Chemerinski notched 13 points in a USA 111-57 win over Australia followed by 10 point performance in the fourth game, an 84-31 win over Russia. USA closed out round robin play with Chemerinski scoring 15 points as his Team USA finished 4-1 in the Group A with a dominant 141-66 victory over Ginea-Bissau. Group B consisted of Canada, Kazakhstan, France, Greece and Israel.
- The South Jersey Times mentions former Cornell assistant coach, Mike Burden, now the head coach at Cumberland High School in New Jersey.