Cornell 79, Harvard 70

Ryan Wittman scored 27 points, Louis Dale added 18 and Cornell

stayed on top of the Ivy League with a 79-70 win over Harvard on

Friday night.

Wittman continued his march up the list of Ivy League scorers

when his 3-pointer with 7:54 left in the second half gave him 24

points, pushing him past Joe Carrabino of Harvard into sixth place

on the career list. Wittman has 1,885 points.

Cornell (22-4, 8-1) remained a half-game ahead of Princeton

(7-1) for first place in the Ivy League.

Jeremy Linn had 24 points for Harvard (17-6, 6-3). Kyle Casey

finished with 14.

Harvard put together a 12-0 run to pull within five before

Wittman and Dale hit consecutive 3-pointers make it 67-56 in the

second half.