Robert Hatter has focused on maintaining his teammates' morale with a new coach at the helm.

With New Coach, Cornell Men’s Basketball Gears Up for Opening Game

It has been six and a half years since Cornell men’s basketball won three straight conference championships. Six and a half years of losing seasons. Six and a half years of looking up at the league champion from near the bottom of the league. With the 2016-17 men’s basketball season kicking off Friday against Binghamton, that could all change. The road back to the top of the conference begins again, and, with a veteran roster, a new coach and an inaugural conference tournament, this year is looking brighter than in the past.