Cornell 66
Columbia 63
Date of game: 1/26/2013

Recap: Columbia vs. Cornell

New York, NY (Sports Network) - Gala Cancer scored 19 points off the bench as the Cornell Big Red held off a late comeback attempt by the Columbia Lions to win, 66-63, in an Ivy League bout at Levien Gymnasium.

Cancer shot just 4-of-11 from the field but was 11-of-12 from the foul line for Cornell (9-10, 1-1 Ivy), which has won three of four. Josh Figini (12 points) was also impressive off the bench, while Shonn Miller tallied nine points and 11 rebounds for the visitors.

For Columbia (9-7, 1-1), Brian Barbour scored 15 points, Alex Rosenberg had 13 points, and Maodo Lo chipped in 11 points.

Cornell shot just 33.3 percent in the first half, but it missed just one of its 12 attempts from the free-throw line as it went into intermission with a 31-19 lead. Columbia was only 8-of-29 (.276) from the floor in the opening 20 minutes.

The Big Red held a 51-36 advantage midway through the second half before the Lions mounted a 27-13 run to bring their deficit to just one, 64-63, with eight seconds left following a three-point play by Barbour. Cancer drilled a pair of free throws for Cornell to extend its lead to three, then a Barbour 3- point attempt at the buzzer was off the mark as Columbia's comeback fell just short.

Cornell finished an outstanding 25-of-29 from the foul line, while Columbia was only 11-of-17 from the stripe.

Game Notes

Texas QB Ash ends career over concussions

Texas quarterback David Ash's career in football is over after numerous bouts with concussions, according to Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong.

NASCAR News
Grand jury to review Tony Stewart's case

The Ontario County District Attorney's Office announced on Tuesday that a grand jury will determine if charges should be filed against NASCAR driver Tony Stewart for his involvement in a fatal accident during the Aug. 9 sprint car race at a dirt track in Upstate New York.

Cards RB Dwyer arrested, deactivated

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested on multiple assault charges Wednesday and police said his alleged victims included a 27-year-old woman and Dwyer's 18-month old child.

Nuggets' Hickson gets 5 games for drugs

Denver Nuggets forward J.J. Hickson was suspended five games without pay for violating the NBA's anti-drug program, the league announced on Wednesday.

Wild's Harding suffers broken foot

Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding faces a long road back from a flare-up of multiple sclerosis which sidelined him for a significant portion of last season.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.