Red Outlasts Loyola to Win

BOSTON — Junior guard Ryan Wittman scored a game high 24 points, including all seven of his free throws, to lead Cornell over Loyola of Maryland 82-72 in a game that showcased two teams exhausted from a long weekend of tournament play that resulted in the match-up in the consolation game of the East Region at the NIT Season Tip-Off, held at Boston College.[img_assist|nid=33726|title=Calling the shots|desc=Junior forward Ryan Wittman’s game-high 24 points propelled the Red past Loyola, 82-72, in Boston yesterday.|link=node|align=left|width=|height=0]
Cornell had played a game 19 hours earlier, a close 80-75 loss to St. Johns, while Loyola had played four games in five days, including a blowout loss to the host Eagles Monday.