Wittman's Perfect Game Leads Cornell to 10th Straight Win

By Justin Horowitz

July 22, 2010 Updated Jan 2, 2010 at 11:53 PM EDT

Ithaca, NY (WBNG Binghamton) - Cornell opened the game on a 30-4 run and controlled all aspects of the game in winning its 10th consecutive game, a 75-49 triumph over Bryant on Saturday afternoon at Newman Arena in Bartels Hall.

The win helped the Big Red improve to 12-2, while the Bulldogs remained winless at 0-14.

Senior Ryan Wittman, the Ivy League's all-time leader in 3-point field goals, set a Newman Arena record by going 5-of-5 from beyond the arc and 7-of-7 overall en route to a game-high 19 points in just 14 minutes, while Max Groebe had his second straight hot shooting night with 13 points.

Cornell's five starters, none of whom played more than 20 minutes in the win, combined to make 17-of-21 shots from the floor and 8-of-10 from beyond the arc with 13 assists and just four turnovers.

Jon Jaques added nine points, Geoff Reeves had eight to go along with three assists, and both Mark Coury and Andre Wilkins had six points.

Chris Wroblewski had four points and six assists while running the offense.

Overall, Cornell shot 49 percent from the floor, 52 percent from 3-point range (12-of-23) and assisted on 21 baskets.

Defensively, the Big Red showed continued improvement, limiting Bryant to 35 percent overall and 27 percent from beyond the arc.

The Big Red will face No. 1 Kansas on Wednesday, Jan. 6, at 7 p.m. CT at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kan.

Courtesy: Cornell Athletics

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