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Cornell upsets Harvard 57-49, dropping the Crimson into a 1st-place tie with Yale


ITHACA, New York — Shonn Miller had 24 points and 15 rebounds and Devin Cherry added 15 points on Friday to lead Cornell to a 57-49 upset of first-place Harvard.

Head coach Bill Courtney earned his 50th career victory at Cornell while defeating Harvard (19-6, 9-2 Ivy) for the first time in his 10 tries.

Wesley Saunders had 19 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Crimson, who dropped into a first-place tie with Yale. Harvard hosts the Bulldogs next Friday.

Cornell (13-14, 5-6) pulled away in the final three minutes with a 6-0 run capped by Miller's jumper that made it 50-41. Harvard got no closer than seven points from there as the Big Red made 7 of 8 free throws.

Harvard trailed 22-21 at the break, but the Big Red took control with a 12-2 run to open the second, leading 34-23 on one of Miller's two 3-ponters.

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