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Atkinson leads Yale past Brown 73-62

Jan. 24, 2020 9:26 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Paul Atkinson scored 24 points as Yale defeated Brown 73-62 on Friday night Matthue Cotton added 20 points for the Bulldogs. Atkinson shot 10 for 12 from the line. Eric Monroe had 10 points as did Azar Swain for Yale (14-4, 2-0 Ivy League), which won its fourth straight game. The...

Atkinson scores 21 to carry Yale over Howard 89-75

Jan. 20, 2020 6:49 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Atkinson had 21 points as Yale beat Howard 89-75 on Monday for their school-record 12th nonconference regular-season victory. Matthue Cotton had 15 points for Yale (13-4), which has won 11 of its last 12 games. Azar Swain added 12 points, and Jordan Bruner had 10 points, 13 rebounds...

Bruner scores 23 to lift Yale over Brown 70-56

Jan. 17, 2020 10:27 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Jordan Bruner had a season-high 23 points as Yale defeated Brown 70-56 on Friday night. Bruner hit 4 of 6 3-pointers. He added seven rebounds and three blocks. Both teams were playing their first Ivy League game of the season. Paul Atkinson had 12 points and 11 rebounds for Yale...

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...

Massachusetts' Carl Pierre (12) launches up a 3-pointer from the corner over Yale's Azar Swian (5) during an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 in Amherst, Mass. ( J. Anthony Roberts/The Republican via AP)

Yale tops UMass 83-80 in OT for sixth straight win

Dec. 11, 2019 9:52 PM EST

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Azar Swain scored four of his 24 points in overtime and Yale beat UMass 83-80 on Wednesday night for its six straight win and its third win in overtime this season. Jordan Bruner scored 16 points, grabbed 11 rebounds, made six assists and got a key block in OT as the Minutemen made...

Atkinson, Swain lead Yale past Lehigh 78-65

Dec. 7, 2019 9:46 PM EST

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Paul Atkinson had 16 points and 11 rebounds to carry Yale to a 78-65 win over Lehigh on Saturday night. Azar Swain had 19 points for Yale (8-3), which earned its fifth straight win. Jordan Bruner added 14 points and six rebounds. Eric Monroe had nine assists for the visiting team....

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...