PHILADELPHIA (AP) -Ryan Wittman scored 18 points and Jeff Foote added 15, extending Cornell's winning streak to three games with a 61-54 win over Drexel on Sunday.
Wittman went 2-for-4 from 3-point range for the Big Red (5-2), who finished 6-for-14 from beyond the arc in the Legends Classic. Cornell also hit 9 of 11 free throws, another factor that helped the Big Red overcome shooting 40.4 percent from the field (23-for-57).
Drexel (3-4) shot 51.2 percent for the game (22-for-43), but committed 18 turnovers to just nine by the Big Red.
The Dragons trailed the entire game, as the Big Red opened up the contest on a 15-1 run and never looked back. Cornell led by 11 points at the half and won despite being outscored 35-31 in the second half.
Jamie Harris paced the Dragons with 15 points, Gerald Colds added 14 and Samme Givens chipped in with 10.
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