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.Noruwa Agho led Columbia (5-11, 0-2) with a game-high 24 points. Asenso Ampim was the only other Columbia player in double figures, scoring 10 points.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.