ITHACA, N.Y. -- Marlon Beck scored 27 points to lead Binghamton over host Cornell 89-79 on Wednesday night.
Binghamton took its first lead with 1:53 left in the game off a Beck steal and lay-up to make it 79-77. Cornell couldn't answer and only scored two points in the final 2 minutes.
Cornell took a 13 point lead into halftime after shooting 58 percent. Binghamton was able to hang around with the Big Red thanks to 27 points from the free-throw line compared to nine for Cornell.
It was Binghamton's first win in 14 games dating back to last season. Cornell has lost eight straight.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.