Latest Paul Atkinson News

Yale dumps D-III level Johnson & Wales (RI) by 50

Jan. 12, 2020 4:51 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — August Mahoney had 16 points off the bench to lead Yale to a 108-58 win over Division III-member Johnson & Wales (RI) on Sunday. Mahoney shot 4 for 6 on 3-pointers, Paul Atkinson scored 14 with seven rebounds for Yale (11-4), which earned its fourth consecutive home victory....

North Carolina coach Roy Williams is presented with a photograph of himself with Dean Smith by players Brandon Robinson and Garrison Brooks following an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Monday, Dec. 30, 2019. Williams tied Dean Smith with 879 careers wins. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Robinson leads Tar Heels as Williams gets win No. 879

Dec. 31, 2019 12:11 AM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — It wasn’t the cleanest game of Roy Williams’ career, but it was a milestone victory all the same. Brandon Robinson scored a career-high 20 points and Williams tied his mentor on the all-time wins list as North Carolina beat Yale 70-67 on Monday night. Justin Pierce...

Atkinson's 20 leads Yale to 54-45 win over ACC's Clemson

Dec. 22, 2019 8:12 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Yale coach James Jones didn't think his team would crumble this year simply because it lost four starters off last season's NCAA Tournament squad. The Bulldogs showed that at Clemson on Sunday with a 54-45 victory. Paul Atkinson had 20 points as Yale won its seventh straight game by...

Bruner scores 17 to lift Yale past Albany (NY) 61-52

Dec. 4, 2019 11:02 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Bruner scored 17 points, making 5 of 7 3-pointers, as Yale topped Albany 61-52 on Wednesday night. Paul Atkinson had 14 points and nine rebounds for Yale (7-3), which has won four straight. Azar Swain added 11 points and Jalen Gabbidon had 10 points for the Bulldogs.The starters...

Atkinson scores 23 to lift Yale over Vermont 65-52

Dec. 1, 2019 6:10 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Paul Atkinson tossed in 23 points as Yale topped Vermont 65-52 on Sunday. Atkinson hit 9 of 11 shots and added seven rebounds for the Bulldogs (6-3). Jordan Bruner had 17 points and nine rebounds as Yale won for the third straight time and improved to 3-0 at home. Anthony Lamb had...

Yale beats Bucknell 81-61 for NIT Season Tip-off title

Nov. 26, 2019 4:44 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Azar Swain registered 15 points as Yale romped past Bucknell 81-61 on Tuesday for the NIT Season Tip-off championship. Yale dominated the inside, scoring 34 first-half points in the paint and finishing with 42. The Bulldogs entered averaging 29 points in the paint. Paul Atkinson scored...

Bruner lifts Yale past Western Michigan 73-51

Nov. 25, 2019 5:33 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jordan Bruner recorded 14 points and 13 rebounds to carry Yale to a 73-51 win over Western Michigan on Monday in the NIT Season Tip-Off. Yale held the Broncos to 29.6% shooting from the field and more than 30 points below their season average. The Bulldogs made 13 3-pointers and had 14...

Dread's late 3 lifts unbeaten Penn State over Yale 58-56

Nov. 23, 2019 7:16 PM EST

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Patrick Chambers sensed it at halftime. His team didn’t need a stern talking to and Penn State players certainly didn’t need to hear their coach yell and scream. So Chambers left them alone to calmly contemplate their 10-point deficit to Yale after their worst...

Swain leads Yale over Siena 100-89 in 3OT

Nov. 20, 2019 11:07 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Azar Swain had a career-high 25 points, including a 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation to force the first of three overtimes, as Yale got past Siena 100-89 on Wednesday night. Swain’s 3 with four seconds left in regulation tied the score 72-all and forced the first...