By NIKITA DUBNOV
The Cornell men’s basketball team got a welcoming ovation from the home crowd as the team gathered into a pump-up huddle prior to the start of its matchup against Yale Friday night. Cornell won the tip and scored on the first possession, which led to a strong start on both ends of the ball. The team pressed on defense, forcing the Bulldogs to turn the ball over in the opening minutes.
Despite coming out strong, the Red was left shorthanded against the Bulldogs. Four of the team’s major contributors all season in freshman guard Robert Hatter, senior guard Dom Scelfo, junior
Enoch Newkirk / Staff PhotographerOn Saturday against Brown, junior guard Devin Cherry was three rebounds shy of Cornell’s first ever triple-double.