- Sports Chat previews today's game.
- The Post Standard writes, "The Syracuse Orange returns to action following a brief holiday break to face the Long Beach State 49ers today at the Carrier Dome. Syracuse, which enters the game with a 7-4 record, has just two non-conference games remaining before the start of ACC play. The Orange will also host Cornell on New Year's Eve."
- Below is a list of the Cornell commits for 2015:
- Stone Gettings (Loyola HS) Los Angeles, CA, 6-8, F
- Matt Morgan (Cox Mill HS) Concord, NC, 6-2 G
- Troy Whiteside (Webb School) Knoxville, TN, 6-4, G
- Joel Davis (Wayne Country Day School) Goldsboro, NC, 6-3, G
- Donovan Wright (Blair Academy) Blairstown, NJ, 6-6, F
- Joseph Ritter (Woodrow Wilson HS) Dallas, TX, 6-8, F
Checking in with updates on Cornell's incoming recruits: Matt Morgan was a recent Charlotte Observer "Top Performer" after notching 28 points in a win on December 18. On December 27, Morgan finished with 22 points in a defeat per Upstate.com. As of December 2014, Donovan Wright is ranked as the #24 senior in talent loaded New Jersey by NJHoops.com. Troy Whiteside is ranked #13 in the state of Tennessee by HoopSeen.com. On Friday, December 26 in the Arby's Classic, Whiteside finished with 11 points after spending much of the game in foul trouble per TriCities.com. Per TriCities.com, Whiteside finished with another 11 point performance on December 27 in a defeat. In the Under Armour Classic in California, Stone Gettings finished with 21 points and 14 rebounds per the LA Times in a defeat to Redondo Union on December 26. On December 27, Gettings finished with 19 points in a defeat to Windward in overtime.