Alabama vs. Cornell Postgame Notes
Nov. 14, 2009
Pts. Player Opponent Date 1. 25 Eddie Phillips Wagner Nov. 24, 1978 2. 17 JaMychal Green Mercer Nov. 16, 2008 17 Cedric Moore Davidson Nov. 23, 1991 17 Leon Douglas Cornell Dec. 1, 1972 5. 16 T. R. Dunn Georgia Tech Nov. 30, 1974 6. 15 Mo Williams Miss. Valley State Nov. 13, 2001 7. 12 Tony Mitchell Cornell Nov. 14, 2009 12 James Robinson Delaware Nov. 24, 1990 9. 11 Ennis Watley New Hampshire Nov. 27, 1981 11 Antonio McDyess Chattanooga Dec. 1, 1993 11 Gerald Wallace Troy Nov. 20, 2000 Anthony Brock played 34 minutes, his most in a regulation game, and scored 15 points tying for the second highest output of his career. He also added a game-high three steals.
Alabama is now 77-20 in season openers and 61-8 when opening at home and 19-3 at Coleman Coliseum.
Cornell evened the all-time series at 1-1 and Alabama is now 7-2 against the Ivy League.
Cornell's win was its third against an SEC program and first since 1972-73 with previous wins over Arkansas and Kentucky. Halftime Notes
Alabama opened with a starting lineup of Anthony Brock, Senario Hillman, Andrew Steele, JaMychal Green and Justin Knox. The start was the first of Steele's career and second of Brock's.
Alabama's 6-point halftime deficit was the largest in a non-conference game since a 9-point halftime deficit at Texas A&M on Nov. 28, 2007.
JaMychal Green's seven first-half rebounds tied for the third most the sophomore has had in an opening half. Three of his seven boards came off the offensive glass.
In 2008-09, Alabama was 1-8 when trailing at halftime. The lone win came in the double-overtime victory against Mississippi State on February 21, 2009.
Twelve of Alabama's first 14 points came from Anthony Brock and JaMychal Green. Each had six with Brock's coming via a pair of three-pointers.
Alabama scored just once in the final 7:58 of the first half, that bucket coming on a tip-in dunk from freshman Tony Mitchell.
The Tide's 20 first-half points were its fewest since scoring 20 points at Arkansas on January 6, 2007.