ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Mike Morgan scored 25 of his 27 points in the second half, including six straight in a key late run, and Cornell defeated Navy 61-50 on Sunday.
Steven Julian added nine points and a career-high 15 rebounds for Cornell (6-7).
George Kiernan had 15 points and seven rebounds for Navy (3-8).
Morgan’s 3-point play gave the Big Red a 50-42 lead with 3:47 remaining but Navy scored five points on its next two possessions to stay close. Navy was within 52-50 after a 3-pointer by Hasan Abdullah but Morgan scored the next six points for a 58-50 lead with a minute to go. Two free throws from Terrance McBride and one by Julian finished off Cornell’s closing 9-0 run.