Friday, February 14, 2014
Ithaca Journal Weekend Preview for Cornell
FRIDAY: Dartmouth (9-11, 2-4 Ivy League) at Cornell (1-19, 0-6)
WHEN: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Newman Arena (4,473), Ithaca
RADIO: HITS (103.3)
SERIES: Tied, 103-103
LAST MEETING: The Big Green defeated the Big Red, 76-62, on March 8, 2013 in Hanover, N.H., to earn a split of their season series. Cornell has beaten Dartmouth 11 straight times at Newman Arena dating to the 2003 season.
LEADERS: For Dartmouth, so. G Alex Mitola (10.4 ppg., 48 assists, 42 3-pointers), so. F Connor Boehm (10.3 ppg.), jr. F John Golden (9.9 ppg.). For Cornell, so. G Nolan Cressler (16.5 ppg., 4.5 rpg.), jr. G Devin Cherry (11.4 ppg., 3.0 apg.), sr. F Dwight Tarwater (6.0 ppg., 5.7 rpg.).
FAST FACTS: The Big Green has lost seven of its last nine games, though the two wins came two weeks ago in a home sweep of Pennsylvania and Princeton. ... Cornell is hoping to snap a 12-game conference losing streak. ... It will be just the fourth home game since the beginning of December for the Red.
SATURDAY: Harvard (18-4, 5-1 entering Friday at Columbia) at Cornell, 7 p.m., Newman Arena