Scores

Final

Yale 64

(3-6, 1-3 away)

Bryant 62

(4-3, 2-1 home)

7:00 PM ET, December 5, 2012

Chace Athletic Center, Smithfield, Rhode Island

1 2 T
YALE 30 3464
BRY 32 3062

Top Performers

Yale: J. Sears 20 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Blk

Bryant University: D. Starks 22 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast

Yale 64, Bryant 62

Associated Press

SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Justin Sears grabbed an offensive rebound with 2 seconds left and laid it in to give Yale a 64-62 victory over Bryant on Wednesday night.

Sears had 20 points and nine rebounds, and Jeremiah Kreisberg scored 14 for Yale (3-6).

Dyami Starks had 22 points and Alex Francis 19 for Bryant (4-3), which had won four in a row.

The teams were never more than three points apart in the second half until Michael Grace's layup boosted Yale to a 47-42 advantage 5:16 in. Yale jumped ahead 50-43 on Austin Morgan's 3-pointer with 14:01 left.

With 7:51 remaining, Kreisberg's layup made it 58-51 for Yale, and Kreisberg struck again at 7:08 for a 60-51 lead. Bryant's Joe O'Shea and Frank Dobbs scored to close to 60-55, and O'Shea made a layup and Starks a 3-pointer to tie it at 62 at 2:19.

Neither team scored again until Sears' game-winner.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
YALE
BRY
Points 64 62
FG Made-Attempted 28-61 (.459) 25-48 (.521)
3P Made-Attempted 2-13 (.154) 6-14 (.429)
FT Made-Attempted 6-8 (.750) 6-10 (.600)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
Largest Lead 9 7

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