Tuesday, July 23, 2013

News and Notes: Tuesday Edition

Below, news and notes for Tuesday...

  • Yuku Dukes Sports Blog, which covers Duquesne, writes of the Pittsburgh Basketball Club Pro Am, "Nolan Cressler of Cornell has impressed to the point where he is getting some national attention for his performance." 
  • Eitan Chemerinski (Cornell '13) scored 13 points and his Team USA improved to 2-1 in the Preliminaries stage with a 111-57 win over Australia on Monday in the Maccabi Games in Israel.  Chemerinski scored 3 points in the team's tournament opener on Friday, an 86-83 overtime defeat to Argentina.  But the Americans bounced back in their second game on Sunday with an 89-55 win over Germany.  Team USA next faces Russia today and concludes the round robin play tomorrow against Guinea-Bissau.  The other preliminaries group of competing countries which qualified for Men's Basketball include Canada, Kazakhstan, France, Greece and host Israel.

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