Scores

Final

Yale 93

(1-0, 0-0 away)

Cent Conn St 77

(0-1, 0-0 home)

    5:30 PM ET, November 9, 2013

    Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport, Connecticut

    1 2 T
    YALE 40 5393
    CCSU 47 3077

    Top Performers

    Yale: J. Sears 26 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

    Central Connecticut St: K. Vinales 30 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Yale gets past Cent Conn State 93-77

    Associated Press

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Justin Sears scored 26 points as Yale erased a huge second half deficit, beating Central Connecticut State 93-77, in the season opener for both schools on Saturday night.

    Sears made 10-of-17 shots, grabbed 13 rebounds and blocked four shots in leading Yale to a come-from-behind win. Armani Cotton contributed 17 points and Javier Duren added 16 for the Bulldogs.

    Yale jumped out to a 12-2 lead over the Blue Devils but fell behind 47-40 at halftime. The Bulldogs trailed by 17 points with 13 minutes remaining when Yale got the hot hand. Greg Kelly made a 3-pointer with 5:48 left and Yale went up for good at 69-67. CCSU managed just three field goals in the final six minutes.

    Kyle Vinales scored 30 points for the CCSU, who were outscored 53-30 in the second half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    YALE
    CCSU
    Points 93 77
    FG Made-Attempted 31-57 (.544) 29-68 (.426)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-17 (.471) 7-16 (.438)
    FT Made-Attempted 23-31 (.742) 12-19 (.632)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 24 (0/0)

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