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...
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...
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...
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...
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January 11, 2014
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...
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.
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...
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November 10, 2013
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...
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...
Previewing the Cornell Big Red, Duke's first post-exam period opponent of 2012-2013
Johnathan Gray scored 16 points to lead Cornell to an 89-55 victory over Presbyterian on Friday in the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational.
Gray was 5 of 10 from the field.
Nolan Cressler scored 14. Shonn Miller scored 10 and had a team-high five rebounds. Eitan Chemerinski added 13. Devin Cherry, who was 5 of 5 from the field, scored 13 points for the Big Red (2-4).
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November 23, 2012
Nolan Cressler scored 20 points and Shonn Miller had six of Cornell's 13 blocked shots as the Big Red defeated Western Michigan 63-55 Saturday in the season opener for both teams.
Cressler, a freshman guard, came off the bench to shoot 6-of-8 from 3-point range. Cornell's bench outscored Western Michigan's 35-14.
Miller, last season's Ivy League Rookie of the Year...
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November 10, 2012
The kids sitting courtside at the Palestra in Philadelphia scrambled from their seats, thinking they were diving after a valuable souvenir. Something flew off one of the Cornell players in the Big Red's recent game with Pennsylvania and headed for the sideline.
The kids were disappointed when they discovered the small, dome-shaped disc was not a high-tech piece of basketball...
The alma mater of Andy Bernard, Cornell, can’t get to Champaign fast enough for the Illinois Fighting Illini. The Fighting ‘Nard Dogs, actually they’re called the Cornell Big Red, with some bear looking thing as their logo/mascot I think?, will get the Illini to re-focus quickly after that UGLY loss to the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels at their alleged home away from home, the United...
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Drew Ferry hit seven 3-pointers en route to 26 points to help Cornell rally and beat Albany 85-82 in overtime on Saturday.
Cornell (4-4) led 76-74 with time expiring in the second half, but Albany sent the game into overtime with a steal and layup from Gerardo Suero with just five seconds to go.
Mike Black tied the game 82-all with 29 seconds remaining in the overtime period. Chris...