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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