ITHACA, N.Y. - Jeff Foote scored 25 points, 16 in the second half, as Cornell rallied from a 14-point deficit to beat La Salle, 79-70, yesterday.
Ryan Wittman added 18 points for Cornell, while Louis Dale chipped in 14. The Big Red (5-5) shot 44.5 percent from the floor and made 26 of 37 free throws.
La Salle's Kimmani Barrett was the only player who had a double-double, scoring 18 points and grabbing 12 rebounds. Rodney Green added 12 points for the Explorers (5-5), while Jerrell Williams and Ruben Guillandeaux scored 11 apiece.
La Salle shot 40 percent from the floor and was 78.3 percent on free throws, making 18 of 23.