Foote finished with 15 points and 13 boards for the Big Red (19-3, 5-0 Ivy League), who have won seven in a row to keep their spot atop the conference standings. Louis Dale and Ryan Wittman also scored 15 points apiece for Cornell.
Jaques and Wittman hit four 3-pointers each for the Big Red, who finished 13-for-27 from long range (48.1 percent). The Bulldogs were just 3-for-16 from beyond the arc (18.8 percent).
Wittman hit a pair of 3s and Foote scored six straight points early on, sparking a 23-9 run to open the game and the Big Red never looked back. Cornell never trailed in the contest, taking a 12-point lead at halftime and outscoring Yale 44-37 in the second.
Alex Zampier scored 11 points to lead the Bulldogs (8-14, 2-3).
Illinois coach John Groce says forward Leron Black has rejoined the team but will sit out the first six games next season after pleading guilty to misdemeanor aggravated assault.
Penn State's board of trustees has approved allowing some fans to buy alcohol at the university's football and basketball stadiums, as well as other athletic facilities.
Auburn point guard Tahj Shamsid-Deen will not play his senior season after battling shoulder problems over the last two seasons.