Bryant (6-2) won its fourth consecutive game, erasing a halftime deficit and opening the second half on a 23-11 run, led by 11 from Starks. Starks scored 17 in the second half and Francis 13 as Bryant shot 57.1 percent from the field in the half.
Yale (4-4) closed the gap to 57-55 on a Javier Duren layup with 6:48 left but Starks answered with a 3-pointer. Yale closed to within 64-59 with 3:59 left, but then went without a score for more than 3 minutes as Bryant pulled away.
Bryant hit 6 of 15 3-pointers while Yale made just 3 of 21 attempts.
Corey Maynard had 14 points and eight assists for Bryant.
Duren scored 17 points for Yale and Justin Sears added 10.
With intel from NBA GMs, Chad Ford checks in with the draft tier rankings. See how all the top prospects shake out in the eyes of NBA teams.
We have changes at the top of the draft and a shakeup in the lottery, with teams starting to make their final decisions. Get the latest in Chad Ford's mock draft.
Duke freshman point guard Derryck Thornton Jr. is transferring to USC, his father announced on Friday to Scout.com.