Western Michigan vs Cornell

Cornell 63, W. Michigan 55

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ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) - Nolan Cressler scored 20 points and Shonn Miller had six of Cornell's 13 blocked shots as the Big Red defeated Western Michigan 63-55 Saturday in the season opener for both teams.

Cressler, a freshman guard, came off the bench to shoot 6-of-8 from 3-point range. Cornell's bench outscored Western Michigan's 35-14.

Miller, last season's Ivy League Rookie of the Year, also came up with nine points and three steals for the Big Red, whose pressure defense limited the Broncos to 1-of-13 shooting to open the game and 30.4 percent shooting (17 of 56) overall. Cornell's blocked shot total was one shy of its school record.

Galal Cancer and Errick Peck added 10 points each for Cornell. Cancer also had seven assists.

Shayne Whittington led Western Michigan with 18 points and 13 rebounds, and Jared Klein had 12 points.

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Western Michigan Broncos
N. Hutcheson, F353-123-54119
D. Paul, F223-92-23218
S. Whittington, C314-127-10130115
B. Pokley, G311-51-22104
A. Richie, G222-41-11015
J. Klein294-102-310512
C. Tava170-22-25032
A. Avery100-00-01010
T. Perry30-20-01010
Totals 17-5618-253441455
 30.4%72% 
Cornell Big Red
S. Miller, F332-85-66329
E. Peck, F293-94-731110
E. Chemerinski, F272-30-07124
M. Asafo-Adjei, G240-10-03210
J. Gray, G192-110-02035
G. Cancer255-70-157310
N. Cressler187-120-021420
J. Figini122-40-05025
D. Cherry60-10-01100
D. Scelfo40-10-01100
D. Tarwater30-00-00010
Totals 23-579-1440171963
 40.4%64.3% 
Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-526-934
Ohio11-723-1281
Kent St.10-819-13124
Buffalo10-820-1591
Miami (Ohio)6-1213-20195
Bowling Green5-1316-18201
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-821-14179
C. Michigan10-817-16155
N. Illinois9-921-12136
E. Michigan9-918-15113
Toledo8-1017-15182
W. Michigan7-1113-19203

Ivy League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Yale11-123-744
Princeton10-122-739
Columbia9-325-10132
Penn5-611-17285
Harvard4-814-16192
Dartmouth3-910-18283
Brown3-98-20312
Cornell2-1010-18244
 
Other games
EVAN 49 Final
ND 58
SIUE 69 Final
MIZZ 83