Scores

Final

Cornell 71

(11-6, 1-0 Ivy)

Columbia 59

(5-10, 0-1 Ivy)

    7:00 PM ET, January 17, 2009

    Levien Gymnasium, New York, New York

    1 2 T
    COR 23 4871
    CLMB 28 3159

    Top Performers

    Cornell: L. Dale 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Columbia: N. Scott 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast

    Cornell 71, Columbia 59

    Associated Press

    NEW YORK -- Louis Dale scored 19 points and Ryan Wittman added 16 as Cornell opened defense of its Ivy League championship with a 71-59 victory over Columbia on Saturday.

    Alex Tyler added 11 points and Chris Wroblewski scored all of his 11 in the second half as the Big Red (11-6) won their sixth straight game and 16th in a row over Ivy League rivals.

    Columbia (5-10, 0-1) led 38-37 with 14:47 remaining in the second half when Dale's layup started an 18-2 run that gave Cornell a big lead with 10:42 left. Wroblewski scored eight points in the run, while Dale and Tyler had four each.

    Niko Scott led the Lions with a game-high 21 points.

    Steve Egee scored five points as the Lions closed out the first half with a 10-5 run to take a 28-23 halftime lead.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    COR
    CLMB
    Points 71 59
    FG Made-Attempted 26-53 (.491) 20-68 (.294)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-17 (.353) 4-13 (.308)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-19 (.684) 15-24 (.625)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 16 5

    2008-09 Season

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