Friday, January 31, 2014

Ithaca Journal What to Watch for Cornell Men's Basketball This Weekend



CORNELL MEN

FRIDAY: Cornell (1-15 overall, 0-2 Ivy League)
at Brown (9-7, 1-1)
WHEN: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Pizzitola Sports Center (2,800),
Providence, R.I.
RADIO: HITS 103.3 FM
VIDEO: IvyLeagueDigitalNetwork.com
SERIES: Cornell leads, 73-46
LAST MEETING: The Bears ended Cornell’s 13-game win streak in the series with an 84-65 victory on March 1, 2013, at Newman Arena.
LEADERS: For Cornell, so. G Nolan Cressler (15.5 ppg., 4.8 rpg.), jr. G Devin Cherry (11.0 ppg., 3.3 apg.), sr. F Dwight Tarwater (6.0 rpg.). For Brown, Sean McGonagill (19.3 ppg., 4.1 rpg.), Rafael Maia (10.3 ppg., 8.4 rpg.).
FAST FACTS: Brown is 5-2 at home this season and has won three of its past four. ... Cornell is returning to the site of its last road win and last win over a Division I team; its 69-66 victory on Feb. 16, 2013, was followed by 19 straight losses, then a 77-55 win over Division III Oberlin on Jan. 11 in Ithaca.

SATURDAY: Cornell at Yale (7-9, 1-1 entering tonight’s game with Columbia)
WHEN: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Lee Amphitheater, New Haven, Conn. 
RADIO: HITS 103.3 FM
VIDEO: IvyLeagueDigitalNetwork.com
SERIES: Cornell leads 110-104
LAST MEETING: Yale won 79-70 on March 2, 2013 in Ithaca.
LEADERS: For Yale, Justin Sears (15.2 ppg., 6.3 rpg.), Javier Duren (13.5 ppg., 3.9 rpg., 2.9 apg.)

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