Yale vs Sacred Heart

Yale 73, Sacred Heart 71


FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Reggie Willhite scored 23 points and Greg Mangano added 21, including seven of Yale's last eight points in the final 5 minutes, as the Bulldogs beat Sacred Heart 73-71 Monday night.

Sacred Heart led for the entire first half but Yale (6-2) caught up in a close second half, trailing 71-70 with just under two minutes left thanks in part to Mangano.

The Bulldogs, who snapped a three game skid against Sacred Heart, missed multiple shots on a possession with 1 1/2 minutes left, but Mangano was fouled pulling down an offensive rebound. He knocked down two foul shots with 1:18 left for a 72-71 lead and Yale never trailed again. The Pioneers went without a basket for the final 1:56, and Michael Grace knocked down a free throw with 9 second remaining for the final margin.

Chris Evans led the Pioneers (5-5) with 16 points.

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Yale Bulldogs
R. Willhite, F368-157-975223
G. Mangano, F296-109-1140421
J. Kreisberg, C252-64-44138
A. Morgan, G272-62-22037
M. Grace, G221-56-75038
I. Salafia192-50-02205
S. Martin120-21-22201
M. Townsend120-10-02040
B. Sherrod70-10-22040
R. Anderson40-10-01000
J. Pritchard40-00-01000
G. Kelley30-00-00000
Totals 21-5229-3739102373
Sacred Heart Pioneers
C. Evans, F285-75-845316
F. Akinpetide, F110-30-00110
J. Swidowski, C316-113-461415
S. Gibson, G336-122-241414
E. Kelley, G162-50-02256
P. Gaetano242-41-24415
L. Montes221-52-25124
S. Dulaire191-17-103029
N. Greenbacker90-20-01030
S. Glowiak71-30-01012
Totals 24-5320-2830152671
Ivy League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank

TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Mt St Marys14-420-16150
St. Fran.-Pa.11-717-17257
Robert Morris9-914-19240
F. Dickinson9-911-19273
Sacred Heart8-1013-19304
St. Fran.-NY2-164-27348