Brown plays host to Cornell at Pizzitola Sports Center on Saturday. It gets started at 6 p.m. EST. The Bears are 0-8 against the Big Red over the last four years. They lost 69-63 the last time they played (Feb. 24, 2012).
Brown is in fourth place in the Ivy League and just behind third place Cornell with a chance to close in.
In their last outing, behind 27 points and 5 steals from Matt Sullivan, the Bears defeated Columbia 58-55 on Feb. 15. On top of his scoring average of 14.6 points per game, he delivers 4.7 rebounds per game. In a 68-61 victory over Yale on Feb. 15, Johnathan Gray put up 18 points for the Big Red. He is averaging 9.7 points and 3 rebounds per game. When considering the Four Factors, Cornell performs well in defensive rebounding percentage at 72.2 percent. This ranks second in the conference and 48th in the country.
StatSmack! Brown is better than Cornell
Cedric Kuakumensah is ranked 3rd in the Ivy League in rebounds and 1st in the Ivy League in blocks.
Brown has a better record at home than Cornell this season (5-2 vs. 4-6).
Sean McGonagill is ranked 4th in the Ivy League in points, 3rd in the Ivy League in three-pointers, 3rd in the Ivy League in assists, and 7th in the Ivy League in steals.