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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
Kent St.5-114-5112
Bowling Green4-212-567
Akron4-213-6110
Buffalo3-312-656
Ohio2-47-10191
Miami (Ohio)2-47-12280
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
C. Michigan4-214-3100
W. Michigan4-212-6129
Toledo3-311-896
N. Illinois2-48-9216
Ball St.2-47-10207
E. Michigan1-512-7177

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Yale2-012-661
Princeton1-07-9283
Harvard1-111-575
Columbia1-19-7155
Cornell1-19-9206
Dartmouth1-18-8192
Penn0-15-10288
Brown0-29-10231
 
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EVAN 49 Final
ND 58
SIUE 69 Final
MIZZ 83