ITHACA, N.Y. -- Alex Tyler scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Cornell beat Columbia 83-72 in Ivy League play on Saturday.
All five Cornell starters scored in double figures. Dale Louis and Geoff Reeves scored 14 points apiece, while Jeff Foote added 13 points and grabbed a game-high nine boards. Ryan Wittman chipped in 10 points.
The Big Red (12-6, 2-0 Ivy League) shot 49 percent from the floor overall, but just 29.4 percent from 3-point range, and outrebounded the Lions 38-35.
The Lions shot 41.3 percent from the floor and stayed in the contest by going 8-of-14 for 57.1 percent from beyond the arc.