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
Akron12-322-647
Ohio10-518-8106
Buffalo9-615-13124
Kent St.8-716-12212
Bowling Green6-912-16229
Miami (Ohio)3-1210-18312
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.9-618-10192
W. Michigan8-712-15211
N. Illinois7-815-13231
Toledo7-814-14143
C. Michigan6-916-12176
E. Michigan5-1013-15177

Ivy League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Princeton10-017-654
Harvard8-216-7140
Yale6-414-9139
Penn4-611-12180
Columbia4-610-13255
Cornell3-77-18273
Dartmouth3-76-17315
Brown2-811-15287
 
Other games
EVAN 49 Final
ND 58
SIUE 69 Final
MIZZ 83