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
Akron6-016-345
Ohio4-212-5133
Buffalo3-39-10161
Kent St.2-410-9271
Bowling Green2-48-11263
Miami (Ohio)1-58-11276
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
E. Michigan4-212-7116
N. Illinois4-212-7202
Ball St.3-312-7227
Toledo3-310-9143
C. Michigan2-412-7148
W. Michigan2-46-12241

Ivy League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Princeton3-010-6109
Harvard2-010-5139
Yale2-110-6114
Columbia1-17-8243
Cornell1-15-12290
Brown1-210-9239
Dartmouth0-23-12309
Penn0-36-9193
 
Other games
EVAN 49 Final
ND 58
SIUE 69 Final
MIZZ 83