Cornell battles Yale as race to Ivy Tourney tightens

The Cornell men’s basketball team will play one of its most consequential home weekends in recent memory beginning on Friday, Feb. 23 when Yale visits Newman Arena for a 7 p.m. tip. The contest will be broadcast live on ESPN3 and simulcast on the Ivy League Network with Barry Leonard Eric Taylor ’06 on the call. CornellBigRed.com: Read More more

#1 ranked Cornell hockey stunned by RPI at Lynah Rink

Senior forward Jared Fiegl scored his second goal of the weekend, but the Cornell men’s hockey team’s 11-game unbeaten streak came to a close Saturday when Rensselaer hung on for a 2-1 upset victory at Lynah Rink. RPI was 4-20-4 coming into the night. RPI (5-20-4, 4-10-2 ECAC Hockey) got on the board just 20 seconds into the game, stunning both... more

Harvard makes big shots late to top Big Red 76-73

Seth Towns drained a go-ahead 3-pointer with under three minutes to play and preseason Ivy League favorite Harvard held on down the stretch with free throws to top Cornell 76-73 on Saturday evening at Newman Arena. The Big Red fell to 8-11 on the season (2-4 Ivy), while Harvard moved within a half-game of first place at 5-1 in conference... more

Cornell hockey rises to #1 in national polls

For the first time in nearly 15 years, the Cornell men’s hockey team ranks No. 1 in both the USCHO Division I Men’s Hockey Poll and the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll. Owners of the nation’s best winning percentage (.881) and currently riding the nation’s longest active unbeaten streak of 10 games (9-0-1), the Big Red ascended to the top... more

Unbeaten in 9 straight, Cornell hockey blanks Harvard

In a matchup of the nation's top goal-scorer and the nation's top defensive team, the latter prevailed – specifically, Matthew Galajda, who continued to make history while backstopping the Cornell men's hockey team to a 3-0 victory over rival Harvard on Friday night at sold-out Bright-Landry Hockey Center. The goaltender was spectacular to become the Big Red's first freshman to... more

Galajda Blanks Colgate on back-to-back nights for Big Red hockey

Freshman goaltender Matthew Galajda made 23 saves to post back-to-back shutouts this weekend, highlighting the Cornell men’s hockey team’s 2-0 win over Colgate on Saturday night at Class of 1965 Arena. Freshman forwards Cam Donaldson and Kyle Betts scored the goals for Cornell (16-2-1, 10-1-1 ECAC Hockey), which moved into a tie for first place in the league following Dartmouth’s... more

Big Red to visit Penn, The Palestra for Ivy opener on Friday night

The Cornell men’s basketball team kicks off Ivy League season with one of the biggest challenges on the entire schedule when it visits Penn and Princeton this coming weekend. The Big Red will open with the Quakers on Friday at 8 p.m. before visiting defending conference champion Princeton on Saturday, at 7 p.m. CornellBigRed.com: Read More more

Cornell hockey blasts Princeton, 7-1 (full coverage)

Junior forward Anthony Angello scored twice and six other players scored to help the Cornell men’s hockey team enjoy its best offensive output in nearly 10 years on Friday night in a resounding 7-1 victory over Princeton at Lynah Rink. Cornell (12-2, 6-1 ECAC Hockey, 4-0 Ivy League) scored three goals in a span of 2 minutes, 24 seconds in... more

Balanced Big Red hoops closes non-conference slate with win

Four players scored in double figures and the bench paid big contributions as Cornell closed out its 2017-18 non-conference schedule with a 93-69 win over Central Penn on Friday afternoon at Newman Arena. The Big Red enters league play with a 6-7 mark, while the Knights slipped to 7-9 on the year. The tandem of juniors Matt Morgan (21 points,... more

Niagara tops Cornell in Ithaca thriller, 89-86

In a game that was always bound to come down to the final shot, junior Matt Morgan’s game-tying 3-pointer rimmed out at the buzzer and Niagara escaped Newman Arena with an 89-86 victory on Saturday afternoon. The Big Red head into a short holiday break at 5-5, while the Purple Eagles improved to 7-6 entering Metro Athletic Association Conference play.... more

2nd half defense propels Cornell to win at Duquesne

Cornell took a second half lead on Duquesne and then put the screws to the Dukes, forcing the home team to miss 13 consecutive field goals to pull away for a 78-71 victory on Monday evening at the Palumbo Center. The win, the Big Red’s second straight, evened its record at 3-3, while Duquesne fell to 2-2. CornellBigRed.com: Read More... more

Third-period outburst powers #7 Cornell to 5-4 win (full coverage)

Senior forward Trevor Yates scored his team-leading sixth goal of the season with 2 minutes, 49 seconds remaining in the third period, capping the Cornell men’s hockey team’s dramatic 5-4 victory over Niagara on Tuesday night at Lynah Rink. Cornell (8-1), which is currently ranked seventh in both major national college polls, scored four goals in the third period to... more

#5 Cornell hockey suffers first loss, 4-0, to #7 Clarkson (full coverage)

The Cornell men’s hockey team’s hot start came to a close Saturday night with a 4-0 loss to Clarkson in a battle of top-10 teams at Lynah Rink. The Big Red was the nation’s final team to suffer its first loss after the program’s best start in 36 years. Clarkson (10-3-1, 6-0 ECAC Hockey), which entered the weekend ranked seventh... more

Colgate tops Cornell, 72-61

Colgate limited Cornell to 36 percent shooting and used a 21-6 second half run to knock off the Big Red 72-61 on Thursday evening at Cotterell Court. The Raiders evened their record at 1-1 by winning its home opener, while the Big Red slipped to 1-2. Junior Matt Morgan scored a game-high 23 points and added five rebounds and five... more

Cornell goes for 1st winning Ivy record in 12 years in season finale at Penn

Heartbreakingly eliminated from Ivy League title contention, Cornell football head coach David Archer ’05 leads a team still with plenty to play for as it travels to Philadelphia to take on Penn in both teams’ season finales. “We’re heartbroken over the results, to be quite honest, but I told the team on Monday, pick any reason you want,” Archer said... more

Cornell visits Colgate tonight looking to build on first win

Coming off its first victory of the 2017-18 season, the Cornell men’s basketball team will look to build on that momentum when it visits Central New York rival Colgate on Thursday night at 7 p.m. at Cotterell Court. Cornell rebounded from a season-opening defeat at Syracuse with a 94-84 victory over Binghamton on Monday evening in the team’s home opener.... more
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