Team preview: Cornell

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2003-04 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: November 5, 2003, 12:04 PM ET
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No Ivy League team has won less games in the last six years than Cornell's 42. Actually, no one is really all that close, with Dartmouth and Colombia having 48 each. In Steve Donahue's three seasons as coach, the Big Red hasn't even cracked double digits, with last season's nine wins being the most.

However, that should all change this winter, and by no means will it be a one-year fluke. By design, Donahue rebuilt this program with three consecutive recruiting classes considered among the league's best and finally, after allowing the underclassmen to develop, it's time.