Topic: Basketball


Big Red play Cinderella

March 25, 2010 0 comments

The Cornell men’s basketball team made it to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament Sunday with a win over No. 4 seed Wisconsin. The Big Red will face Kentucky, the top overall seed remaining in the tournament, on Thursday night at 9:57 in Syracuse, N.Y. in the Carrier Dome. The winner will face No. 2 seed West Virginia or No. 11 Washington on Saturday for a Final Four bid.

Women’s basketball: Bruno beats Penn, falls to Princeton

February 25, 2010 0 comments

This weekend marked the second time that the women’s basketball team faced Penn and Princeton this season. This time, Bruno had home court advantage, but the outcomes were the same, as the Bears picked up a big win against the Quakers and were mauled by the Tigers.


Athlete of the Week: Leffelman ’11 scores career high

February 18, 2010 0 comments

Heading into last weekend, Garrett Leffelman ’11 was averaging 4.9 points per game. But in the Bears’ Friday night game against Dartmouth, he scored the team’s first 14 points. The next night against Harvard, he had a career-high 16 points. For his performances — and not because it’s his birthday today — The Herald has named Leffelman Athlete of the Week.


M. basketball team drops two in Ivies

February 8, 2010 0 comments

Matt Mullery ’10 made the Brown basketball record books Saturday night, but the Big Red ultimately spoiled the party. As Mullery became the 23rd player in Bears’ history to score 1,000 career points, No. 25 Cornell (20-3, 6-0 Ivy) pulled away from a feisty Brown (7-16, 1-5 Ivy) squad late in the second half for a 74-60 victory.On Friday night, Bruno fell to the Columbia Lions in an away game at Levien Gymnasium, 65-54.