Cornell vs. Columbia: Recap and Stats

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Cornell vs. Columbia: Recap and Stats
Cornell 66
(9-10, 5-5 away)
Columbia 63
(9-7, 4-4 home)
Venue: Levien Gymnasium
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 26, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Cornell 31 35 66
Columbia 19 44 63
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Cornell S Miller 10 S Miller 7 M Asafo-Adjei 3
Columbia B Barbour 13 M Cisco 5 B Barbour 4

On Saturday, January 26th, Columbia took on Cornell and lost a nail-biter to the Big Red 66-63 in conference play. The Lions even the season series against Cornell at 1-1 with the loss. The Lions were led by Maodo Lo, who put up a season-high 11 points and two rebounds. Cory Osetkowski had four points and added five rebounds. For the Big Red, Galal Cancer got a career-high 19 points and five rebounds. Columbia (9-7, 1-1 Ivy) gets Pennsylvania (3-15, 0-1 Ivy) on the road on Friday, February 1st.

Columbia Game Notes

  • The Lions have been unlucky 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Columbia has lost 25 close games.
  • Columbia has lost 83% of the time this season (1-5) after recording 63 or fewer total points.
  • The Lions have lost 75% of the time this season (1-3) after having a field goal percentage of 36.1% or worse.
  • When the opposition records 37 or more rebounds this season, Columbia has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition commits 11 or fewer turnovers this season, Columbia has lost 80% of the time (1-4).
  • The Lions have recorded more assists than their opponents for the past 9 games.
  • This is the 7th game at home this season--Columbia has a 5.0 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Brian Barbour recorded a team season high in field goals attempted with 17.
  • The top two scorers (Brian Barbour and Alex Rosenberg) accounted for 44.4% of the points.
  • Brian Barbour has led the team in scoring in 6 out of 16 games this season.
  • Brian Barbour has 6 straight double-digit point games.

Cornell Game Notes

  • The Big Red won this one, but have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Cornell has lost 22 close games.
  • Galal Cancer recorded a team season high in free throws made with 11 and free throws attempted with 12.
  • The top two scorers (Galal Cancer and Josh Figini) accounted for 46.9% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Shonn Miller and Galal Cancer) accounted for 43.2% of the rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more points (45) than the starters (21).
  • Shonn Miller has led the team in rebounding 11 times in 19 games this season.
  • Galal Cancer set career highs with 19 points and 11 free throws made.
  • Shonn Miller recorded the 10th double-digit rebound game of his career.
CORN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AGalal Cancer301953103
AJosh Figini291240110
B+Shonn Miller259110011
BDominick Scelfo15720100
C+Nolan Cressler29541001
CM. Asafo-Adjei10230000
CDevin Cherry20630103
C-Johnathan Gray23401000
D+Errick Peck15220012
-E. Chemerinski4001001
COLUM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMaodo Lo201122210
B+Cory Osetkowski8451000
B+Brian Barbour351533101
BGrant Mullins35764212
BJohn Daniels18561001
BAlex Rosenberg311352103
C+Mark Cisco21621010
D+Steve Frankoski13211001
-N. Springwater10010010
-Isaac Cohen9001000

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