Yale vs. Cornell: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Yale vs. Cornell: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Yale 79
(12-17, 5-11 away)
Cornell 70
(13-16, 4-10 home)
Venue: Newman Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, March 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Yale 38 41 79
Cornell 24 46 70
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Yale M Townsend 19 B Sherrod 9 J Sears 3
Cornell E Peck 19 E Chemerinski 9 G Cancer 4

On Saturday, Mar. 2, Yale got a win on the road against Cornell 79-70 in Ivy play. The Bulldogs tie the season series against Cornell at 1-1 with the win. The Bulldogs got the win with a career-high 13 points and nine rebounds from Brandon Sherrod. Matt Townsend had a career-high 19 points and added four rebounds. For the Big Red, Nolan Cressler finished with 19 points and six rebounds. Next up for Yale (12-17, 6-6 Ivy) is Princeton (13-9, 9-2 Ivy) on Friday, Mar. 8 on their home court.

Yale Game Notes

  • Yale beat the spread by eight points. That makes the 10th time this season the Bulldogs have beaten the spread.
  • Yale has won every game this season (4-0) when its three-point percentage has been 54.5 percent or better.
  • The Bulldogs have won 80 percent of the time this season (4-1) after recording 79 or more total points.
  • Yale has won every game this season (5-0) after holding an opponent to under 37.1 percent field goal percentage.
  • Yale has won 83 percent of the time this season (5-1) when opponents record four or fewer steals.
  • The Bulldogs set season highs for blocks (seven) and free throws made (25).
  • The last time Yale recorded at least seven blocks was Jan 08, 2012 against St Joseph (NY).
  • Brandon Sherrod recorded a team season high in blocks with five.
  • The top two scorers (Matt Townsend and Austin Morgan) accounted for 43.0 percent of the points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (18) than the starters (14).
  • Matt Townsend has led the team in scoring in four out of 29 games this season.
  • Matt Townsend has three straight double-digit point games.

Cornell Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Big Red losing streak to four games.
  • Eitan Chemerinski recorded a team season high in offensive rebounds with six.
  • Deion Giddens tallied a team season high in offensive rebounds with six.
  • Errick Peck tallied a team season high in field goals attempted with 17.
  • The top two scorers (Errick Peck and Nolan Cressler) accounted for 54.2 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Deion Giddens and Eitan Chemerinski) accounted for 42.8 percent of the rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (21) than the starters (16).
  • Errick Peck has led the team in scoring five times in 29 games this season.
  • Errick Peck set a career high with four three-pointers.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Deion Giddens.
YALE PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ABrandon Sherrod241390151
AMatt Townsend261941010
B+Greg Kelley151021000
BJustin Sears14443003
BAustin Morgan301511102
BNick Victor15332001
B-Javier Duren26733102
B-Armani Cotton23442010
C+Michael Grace14411000
D+Sam Martin12011000
CORN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ANolan Cressler351960001
AE. Chemerinski15291000
BGalal Cancer27644200
BErrick Peck361911103
BDeion Giddens24390132
B-M. Asafo-Adjei29944002
-Dwight Tarwater10200000
-Josh Figini5200000
DDominick Scelfo16300002
-Peter McMillan3320000

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