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Cal Men's Basketball Lands Cornell Transfer

6'6 SF Dwight Tarwater has been accepted to Cal for grad school and will be eligible immediately. Named Div-IIA Mr. Basketball when playing for Webb High school, Tarwater played sparing during his first three years at Cornell. As a senior co-captain, he posted a career high in points (7.1ppg) and was one of the Ivy League's leading rebounders at 5.5 rpg. Although he has...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cornell transfer Nolan Cressler commits to Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt picked up a transfer commitment on Monday night as Cornell sophomore guard Nolan Cressler opted to make the move to the SEC, he announced on Twitter. The 6-foot-4 Cressler was an honorable mention All-Ivy League performer during the 2013-14 season and averaged 16.8 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists during his sophomore campaign for the Big Red, but the team struggled...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Cressler, Cornell hold off Dartmouth for 70-67 win

Nolan Cressler scored 17 points as Cornell earned its first victory over a Div. I program this season, beating Dartmouth 70-67 Friday night. Jake Matthews hit a pair of free throws to give Cornell (2-19, 1-6 Ivy League) a 51-36 lead, its biggest of the game, with 11:55 remaining. Dartmouth took a one-point lead with 7 minutes to play when Kevin Crescenzi's jumper capped a 16...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Jeff Mathews

By Jovan Alford [Photo: ivyleaguesports.com] Now to our second 2014 NFL Draft Scouting Report. For this report, I will be taking a look at another small school player and that is Cornell Big Red senior quarterback Jeff Mathews. When looking at Mathews’ film, I was really impressed by him, which I will breakdown later in […]2014 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Jeff Mathews- presented...
Via Buzz On Broad
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Jeff Mathews

[Photo: ivyleaguesports.com] Now to our second 2014 NFL Draft Scouting Report. For this report, I will be taking a look at another small school player and that is Cornell Big Red senior quarterback Jeff Mathews. When looking at Mathews’ film, I was really impressed by him, which I will breakdown later in the article. To start off, he is 6-f0ot-4 and 229 lbs. This is good as he...
Via Total Sports Live
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cornell nabs first win, beating Oberlin 77-55

Nenad Tomic came off the bench to hit 9 of 13 from the field and scoring a career-high 20 points, in leading Cornell to a 77-55 win over Oberlin College on Saturday. Tomic was averaging only 2.6 points per game coming into the contest. He also collected a team-high nine rebounds for Cornell. Cornell (1-13) was looking for its first win of the season before starting Ivy league conference...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Following the Compass: Cornell at Western Michigan

Yesterday evening was the second Following the Compass game of the season, as the Cornell Big Red went to Kalamazoo, Michigan to take on the Western Michigan Broncos. I had predicted way back on Monday that it would be a walkover for the Broncos, as they were taking on a winless team in Cornell. I pointed to the erratic 3 point shooting for Cornell as one of their biggest downfalls...
Via The Rhino and Compass
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Cornell freshman hockey goalie scores full-ice goal in debut

Cornell Big Red freshman goaltender Mitch Gillam got the first start of his college career last night against Niagara and, although he managed to stop 24 shots in a CU’s 4-2 victory, his biggest highlight came in the closing moments of the game. With Niagara down by one goal towards the end of the third period, they pulled their goaltender for the extra skater and dumped the puck...
Via The Nosebleeds
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Cornell freshman goalie scores goal in his first career game

Scoring a goal in your NCAA hockey debut isn’t an uncommon feat, albeit an impressive one.  If you’re a goalie that scores a goal in your debut, well that’s just downright unheard of.  Cornell Big Red freshman goalie Mitch Gilliam did exactly that, scoring a goal against Niagara in his NCAA hockey debut and I’d be willing to bet he’s the first to ever do that. According...
Via Diehardsport
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Following the Compass: Almost gametime

We’re almost at game time for 2013′s second Following the Compass game. Unfortunately, the game is the day after Thanksgiving, so it would have been nearly impossible to get to the game, and instead, I will only be enjoying a stream of the game while with my fiancee in South Dakota. Also, just the way it works out, but tomorrow, we have the Entertainment Roundup, Wednesday is...
Via The Rhino and Compass
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Colgate defeats Cornell 81-58

Murphy Burnatowski scored a game-high 19 points to help power Colgate over Cornell 81-58 on Wednesday night. Ethan Jacobs assisted in the victory, scoring 15 points on 9-of-12 shooting, in Colgate's (1-2) home opener, giving them its first win of the season. Colgate jumped out to an early 7-6 lead and never looked back en route to handing Cornell (0-5) its 11th straight loss...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Gameday Preview: Louisville vs. Cornell

CORNELL UNIVERSITY (0-3, 0-0) -Head Coach: Bill Courtney, 4th Year @ Cornell (Career HC Record: 35-55) -Courtney’s entire head coaching career has been at Cornell -2012-2013 Season: 13-18 (5-9, T-6th in the Ivy League) -The Ivy League is the only conference in the nation that does not have a tournament Cornell is 2-6 all-time in the NCAA tournament, with both wins coming as upsets...
Via The Cardinal Connect
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Loyola (MD) tops Cornell 93-89 in OT

Dylon Cormier scored 34 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Loyola (MD) topped Cornell 93-89 in overtime on Sunday. Loyola (2-0) trailed 73-66 with less than six minutes to play in regulation when Cormier rattled off seven straight points to tie the game at 73 with 3:49 left. Cormier also scored 8 points in the overtime period. Cornell (0-2) was down by 4 with 25 seconds left in...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Cornell scares No. 8 Syracuse before losing 82-60

When Cornell's Nolan Cressler scored his 20th point of the first half to give the Big Red an unimaginable 14-point lead over No. 8 Syracuse, the Carrier Dome faithful were in disbelief. ''Everybody sleeps on the Ivy League,'' Cressler said. ''Year in and year out, we compete with the best teams in the country. Whenever we're playing our type of basketball...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Newsblurb: First Team All-Ivy Selection Shonn Miller’s return uncertain

Send to KindleInjuries are a coach’s worst nightmare.  An injury to the team’s best player is a program’s nightmare aired night in and night out via lost scoring production, rebounding numbers, assists, leadership; so on and so forth. Unfortunately, for fourth year Cornell Head Coach, Bill Courtney, he now faces such an episode. Acccording to Cornell Basketball Blog and and...
Via College Chalktalk
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Cam Hackett Reassures Commitment To Cornell University

By Todd Cordell (@ToddCordell) If there was any doubt as to where goaltender Cam Hackett would be playing hockey, he made it quite clear what his intentions were. There was some speculation that Hackett, 17, was considering playing in the Ontario Hockey League and joining the Owen Sound Attack, who own his OHL rights, but that’s not the case. Hackett, a 2014 draft eligible, is...
Via The Hockey Guys
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Peck picks Purdue

Cornell fifth-year transfer Errick Peck will join the Purdue program, a source confirmed to Boiler Sports Report.
Via purdue.scout.com
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Peck's decision coming soon

Cornell departure Errick Peck, a fifth-year graduate transfer, will pick between Purdue and Xavier soon. Boiler Sports Report offers the details as to when the announcement will be made and what chances Purdue has at landing the transfer.
Via purdue.scout.com
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Thaddius Smith commits and other links

Pennsylvania athlete Thaddius Smith committed to BC early this Monday afternoon. He is expected to play WR. While his offers are mostly FCS level, I love that Addazio targeted and closed him early.Although still enrolled at BC, Luke Kuechly is working out in Charlotte the next two weeks.Donahue is recruiting his former Cornell player Errick Peck hard. He has one year left and can...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Dartmouth 76, Cornell 62

Gabas Maldunas scored a career-high 28 points and Dartmouth took advantage of injury-ravaged Cornell in a 76-62 victory Friday night. Maldunas was 9-of-14 shooting, 10-of-12 shooting foul shots and also grabbed eight rebounds for the Big Green (8-19, 4-9 Ivy League), which has won two of three after dropping five straight. For the third straight game, Cornell (13-17, 5-8) was without...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Cornell 79, Dartmouth 56

Dominick Scelfo and Shonn Miller scored 15 points apiece Sunday to help Cornell beat Dartmouth for the 10th straight time at home, 79-56 in Ivy League play. Nolan Cressler came off the bench to make 5 of 6 shots for 15 points, and Errick Peck added 11 points and seven assists for Cornell, which now leads 103-102 in the series dating back to 1900-01. The Big Red (11-12, 3-3) opened...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Cornell 71, Penn 69

Galal Cancer hit a go-ahead jumper with 10 seconds left and Cornell held on to top Ivy League foe Pennsylvania 71-69 Saturday night. After Miles Cartwright's 3-pointer put Penn (4-16, 1-2) ahead 69-67 with 2:15 remaining, Errick Peck hit two free throws and Cancer his jumper while the Quakers committed turnovers on their final three possessions. Cancer scored nine points off...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Cornell 66, Columbia 63

Galal Cancer scored 19 points and Cornell staved off late-charging Columbia for a 66-63 Ivy League victory Saturday night. The win was Cornell's fourth straight on the road, marking the program's longest road winning streak since 2009-10. The Big Red (9-10, 1-1) were 5-24 away from home during coach Bill Courtney's first two seasons, but are 4-5 on the road this year...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Cornell 68, American U. 60

Jonathan Gray netted 19 points and helped Cornell dominate beyond the arc in a 68-60, nonconference victory over American University Sunday. Gray hit 3 of 6 from 3-point range as the Big Red (6-9) drained 53.3 percent (8 of 15) of its attempts from deep. The road win was Cornell's third straight, its longest road winning streak since winning five straight at the end of the...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Cornell 79, Binghamton 77

Johnathan Gray scored 18 points and Eitan Chemerinski had 17 as Cornell withstood a late Binghamton comeback for a 79-77 nonconference victory Sunday. The Big Red (6-8) never trailed and led by as many as 17 points in the first half and 22 in the second. The Bearcats (2-11), who lost their seventh in a row, still trailed 76-65 with 4:54 remaining. They cut the deficit to 76-72...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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