25th-Ranked Big Red Rolls By Yale

By wbng sports

July 22, 2010 Updated Feb 6, 2010 at 1:05 AM EDT

Ithaca, NY (WBNG Binghamton) - Jon Jaques scored 17 points and Jeff Foote recorded a double-double, leading Cornell to a 90-71 win over Yale on Friday night.

Foote finished with 15 points and 13 boards for the Big Red (19-3, 5-0 Ivy League), who have won seven in a row to keep their spot atop the conference standings. Louis Dale and Ryan Wittman also scored 15 points apiece for Cornell.

Jaques and Wittman hit four 3-pointers each for the Big Red, who finished 13-for-27 from long range (48.1 percent). The Bulldogs were just 3-for-16 from beyond the arc (18.8 percent).

Wittman hit a pair of 3s and Foote scored six straight points early on, sparking a 23-9 run to open the game and the Big Red never looked back.

Cornell never trailed in the contest, taking a 12-point lead at halftime and outscoring Yale 44-37 in the second.

Alex Zampier scored 11 points to lead the Bulldogs (8-14, 2-3).

Courtesy: Associated Press

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