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01/14/2012 5:21 PM EST
Yale nips Brown on late rally 68-64 in Ivy opener
YALE 68, BROWN 64
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- Austin Morgan scored 18 points and led a
late rally as Yale edged Brown 68-64 Saturday in the teams' Ivy
Yale (11-4, 1-0) trailed 38-31 at halftime and 61-55 with 3:12
left before beginning a 13-0 run. Morgan started it with a
3-pointer and ended it with four straight free throws. The last
two, with 5 seconds left, made it 68-61.
Brown shot 56.6 percent (13 of 23) in the first half, hitting 9
of 15 3-point attempts. Sean McGonagill, who scored 23 points,
hit 4 treys. But Yale clamped down defensively in the second
half and the Bears (5-12, 0-1) hit 40 percent (10-25) in the
Yale outscored Brown 15-6 at the foul line, McGonagill going 1
for 6. The Bulldogs dominated Brown 24-14 in the paint, 18-6 off
turnovers and 11-3 in bench scoring.
Greg Mangano scored 15 points for Yale.
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