Monday, February 9, 2015

News and Notes: Monday Edition

 Below, news and notes...

  • The Ivy League named two Big Red players to its weekly Honor Roll and notes:
Galal Cancer, Cornell (Sr., G - Albany, N.Y.)
10 points, 3 rebounds, 8 assists vs. Penn
17 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals vs. Princeton

Shonn Miller, Cornell (Sr., F - Euclid, Ohio)
20 points, 10 rebounds, 3 blocks, 3 steals vs. Penn
15 points, 6 rebounds, 2 blocks, 3 steals vs. Princeton
PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Week 1, 11/17/14-Shonn Miller, Cornell
Week 2, 11/24/14-Justin Sears, Yale
Week 3, 12/1/14-Wes Saunders, Harvard
Week 4, 12/8/14-Javier Duren, Yale
Week 5, 12/15/14-Cedric Kuakumensah, Brown*
Week 6, 12/22/14-Maodo Lo, Columbia
Week 7,12/29/14-Shonn Miller, Cornell
Week 8, 1/5/15-Javier Duren, Yale
Week 9, 1/12/15-Henry Caruso, Princeton
Week 10, 1/19/15-Javier Duren, Yale
Week 11, 1/26/15-Justin Sears, Yale/Alex Mitola, Dartmouth
Week 12, 2/2/15-Justin Sears, Yale
Week 13, 2/9/15-Wes Saunders, Harvard
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Week 1, 11/17/14-Antonio Woods, Penn
Week 2, 11/24/14-Mike Auger, Penn
Week 3, 12/1/14-Amir Bell, Princeton
Week 4, 12/8/14-Darnell Foreman, Penn
Week 5, 12/15/14-Sam Jones, Penn*
Week 6, 12/22/14-Kyle Castlin, Columbia
Week 7, 12/30/14-Aaron Young, Princeton
Week 8, 1/5/15-Kyle Castlin, Columbia
Week 9, 1/12/15-Makai Mason, Yale
Week 10, 1/19/15-Antonio Woods, Penn
Week 11, 1/26/15-Aaron Young, Princeton
Week 12, 2/2/15-Kyle Castlin, Columbia
Week 13, 2/9/15-Miles Wright, Dartmouth
* = Cornell idle
  • Here is another look at Cornell's incoming 7-member frosh class for next season:
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
Donovan Wright (Blair Academy) Blairstown, NJ, 6-6, F
Joseph Ritter (Woodrow Wilson HS) Dallas, TX, 6-8, F
Jack Gordon (St. Mark's School) Dallas, TX, 6-4, G
Checking in with Cornell's recruits:  The double-double machine, Stone Gettings finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds on Friday night per his school.  Per the Independent Tribune, on Saturday, Matt Morgan broke the 1,500 point threshold with a 25 point performance.  Troy Whiteside had 14 points to lead his team to a district title per the Knoxville News Sentinel.  He was named the District Player of the Year.  On Saturday, Joel Davis gave his team 15 points in a defeat per the Argus LeaderDonovan  Wright was a Player of the Week after scoring 10 big points in a big time 56-51 win over rival and #5 ranked Pope John per the Star Ledger.  Multiple Division I commits played in the game.

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