Drew Ferry scored 20 points and Cornell hit 16 3-pointers to defeat Brown 91-79 on Saturday night for the Big Red's first Ivy League victory of the season.
Ferry led six players in double figures for Cornell (5-15, 1-5), which shot 49.1 percent from the field (28 of 57) and 47.1 percent from long range (16 of 34).
The game was tied seven times and there were 17 lead changes.
The Big Red led 43-33 with 3:08 left in the first half before a 9-0 Bears run made it 43-42 at the break.
Brown led 54-50 in the second half, then Cornell used a 20-7 run to pull away. After Brown got to 78-74 with 3:17 left, the Big Red had a 10-0 spurt.
Chris Wroblewski and Johnathan Gray scored 13 points apiece, while Errick Peck and Max Groebe added 11 each and Mark Coury had 10 points and nine rebounds.
Tucker Halpern led the Bears (8-12, 1-5) with 26 points and nine boards.