Who's Playing

Cornell @ Canisius

Current Records: Cornell 5-1; Canisius 2-4

What to Know

The Canisius Golden Griffins will play host again and welcome the Cornell Big Red to Koessler Athletic Center, where tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET on Monday. Both teams come into the game bolstered by wins in their previous games.

The Golden Griffins have more to be thankful for after their matchup against the Coppin State Eagles last week. Canisius escaped with a win by the margin of a single free throw, 76-75.

As for Cornell, they can't say they have nothing to be thankful for this Thanksgiving week. They enjoyed a cozy 93-80 win over the St. Francis (Pa.) Red Flash last Wednesday.

Canisius is the favorite in this one, with an expected 4.5-point margin of victory. Those burned by picking them against the spread last Wednesday might want to keep in mind that the team has not yet dropped back-to-back games against the spread this season.

Canisius is now 2-4 while Cornell sits at 5-1. A pair of offensive stats to keep an eye on: The Golden Griffins have only been able to knock down 39.90% percent of their shots, which is the 38th lowest field goal percentage in college basketball. The Big Red's offense has more to brag about, as they they rank 16th in college basketball when it comes to points per game, with 86.3 on average. Maybe that strength will give Cornell the oomph they need to beat the odds.

How To Watch

  • When: Monday at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: Koessler Athletic Center -- Buffalo, New York
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $31.50


The Golden Griffins are a 4.5-point favorite against the Big Red, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The line has drifted a bit towards the Golden Griffins, as the game opened with the Golden Griffins as a 2-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Canisius won the only game these two teams have played in the last seven years.

  • Nov 21, 2015 - Canisius 87 vs. Cornell 62