Columbia separated itself from Cornell in the second half, using an 11-0 run that was capped by Cisco's jumper to give the Lions a 55-43 lead with 7:38 left. Cisco, who went 7 of 15 from the floor in the game, scored six points during the spurt.
The Big Red (8-10, 0-1), who had their two-game winning streak snapped, pulled no closer than eight points the rest of way.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.