Cornell @ Princeton
Regular Season Records: Cornell 15-10; Princeton 22-5
What to Know
The Cornell Big Red and the Princeton Tigers are set to clash at 11 a.m. ET March 12 at Lavietes Pavilion in the first round of the Ivy League Conference Tourney. The Big Red will be hoping to build upon the 88-83 win they picked up against Princeton when they previously played in February.
Cornell had enough points to win and then some against the Columbia Lions on Saturday, taking their game 78-64.
Meanwhile, Princeton took their contest against the Pennsylvania Quakers on Saturday by a conclusive 93-70 score.
Cornell is expected to lose this next one by 6. However, those who like betting on the underdog should be happy to hear that they are 9-4 against the spread when expected to lose.
A couple offensive stats to keep an eye on: Cornell enters the matchup with 79.4 points per game on average, good for 18th best in college basketball. The Tigers have displayed some offensive firepower of their own as they rank sixth in college basketball when it comes to field goal percentage, with 49% on the season.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 11 a.m. ET
- Where: Lavietes Pavilion — Boston, Massachusetts
- TV: ESPN University
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Tigers are a solid 6-point favorite against the Big Red, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Tigers as a 6.5-point favorite.
Princeton and Cornell both have one win in their last two games.
- Feb 04, 2022 – Cornell 88 vs. Princeton 83
- Jan 08, 2022 – Princeton 72 vs. Cornell 70