Friday, May 23, 2014

News and Notes: Friday Edition

Above, A Date in Cornell Basketball History, former Cornell Basketball Coach, Blair Gullion.  Below, news and notes for Friday.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Sweet Sixteen Team Returns to the Floor on June 6 in Philadelphia

Cornell's 2010 Sweet Sixteen Team will face the Illinois Hoopville Warriors in the First Round of The Basketball Tournament on June 6, 2014 in Philadelphia.

News and Notes: Thursday Edition

Above, a Date in Cornell Basketball History.  A March 1, 1944 ticket stub to a Cornell-LIU game at Madison Square Garden.  Below, News and Notes for Thursday...

Friday, May 16, 2014

News and Notes: Friday Edition

Above, a Date in Cornell Basketball History.  Tod McClaskey (Cornell '75) averaged 15.2 points per game in 1973-1974 as a junior for Cornell, but the season was one of the worst in Big Red history.  Cornell finish 3-23 and 1-13 in the Ivy League and the season was further stressed by racial tension. Head Coach Tony Coma resigned at the end of the season under tremendous pressure from the Cornell Daily Sun.  Below, news and notes for Thursday...

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

News and Notes: Wednesday Edition

Above, A Date in Cornell Basketball History.  The March 8, 1951 issue of the Cornell Daily Sun reports that Cornell's victory over NYU on New Year's Day, January 1, 1951 in Madison Square Garden was tainted by NYU players accepting gambling bribes to throw the game.  We published the game program cover in yesterday's post.  Below, news and notes for Wednesday...

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

News and Notes: Tuesday Edition

Above, A Date in Cornell Basketball History.  A 1951 game program from a Cornell visit to Madison Square Garden.  Below, news and notes for Tuesday...

Thursday, May 8, 2014

News and Notes: Thursday Edition

Above, A Date in Cornell Basketball History.  A Cornell game program from 1945.  Below, news and notes for Thursday...

Monday, May 5, 2014

News and Notes: Monday Edition

Above, A Date in Cornell Basketball History.  The game program from a 1948 doubleheader in Buffalo, New York.  Cornell faced the 1944 national champions, Utah.  Below, news and notes for Monday...