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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Scoreboard
Western Michigan (0-1)243155
Cornell (1-0) «263763

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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
Akron13-427-958
Ohio10-720-11118
Kent St.10-722-14142
Buffalo10-717-15146
Bowling Green7-1013-19225
Miami (Ohio)4-1311-21301
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
Toledo8-917-17156
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216

Ivy League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Princeton14-023-747
Harvard10-418-10143
Yale9-518-11128
Penn6-813-15199
Columbia5-911-16262
Brown4-1013-17285
Cornell4-108-21270
Dartmouth4-107-20305
 
Other games
EVAN 49 Final
ND 58
SIUE 69 Final
MIZZ 83