Cornell Big Red (9-4) vs. Princeton Tigers (11-3)
January 8, 2022 6:00 pm EDT
The Line: Princeton Tigers / Cornell Big Red ; Over/Under: -
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The Cornell Big Red and Princeton Tigers meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Jadwin Gymnasium. The Cornell Big Red need a win after losing three of their last four games. The Princeton Tigers look to build on their six-game winning streak.
The Cornell Big Red are averaging 84.1 points on 47.2 percent shooting and allowing 74.9 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Jordan Jones is averaging 12.7 points and 2.9 rebounds, while Keler Boothby is averaging 9.8 points and 0.8 assists. Chris Manon is dishing 1.6 assists and Nazir Williams is grabbing 2 rebounds. The Cornell Big Red are shooting 36.9 percent from beyond the arc and 68.7 percent from the free throw line. The Cornell Big Red are allowing 31.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.6 rebounds per game.
The Princeton Tigers are averaging 82.2 points on 49.2 percent shooting and allowing 70 points on 45 percent shooting. Jaelin Llewellyn is averaging 15.8 points and 3.2 rebounds, while Ethan Wright is averaging 14.6 points and 7.8 rebounds. Tosan Evbuomwan is the third double-digit scorer and Ryan Langborg is grabbing 3.7 rebounds. The Princeton Tigers are shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc and 68.2 percent from the free throw line. The Princeton Tigers are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.1 rebounds per game.
The Cornell Big Red have hit a rough patch over the last few weeks, and their defense has fallen off a cliff during this losing stretch. Cornell has allowed 77 or more points in four of its last six games. The Princeton Tigers are showing to be the class of the Ivy League, and they have an offense that can blow teams off the floor. This is a tough spot for the Cornell Big Red.
Give me Princeton and whatever the line is.