Yale vs Holy Cross

Yale 61, Holy Cross 54

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WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Armani Cotton came off the bench to set a couple of career highs, scoring 20 points and grabbing 12 rebounds to lead Yale to a 61-54 nonconference victory over Holy Cross on Friday night.

The 6-foot-7 sophomore guard dunked to give the Bulldogs (5-10) a 39-38 lead with 13:27 remaining, and he added a layup after getting an offensive rebound 1 1/2 minutes later. He had 12 points and 10 rebounds in 11 second-half minutes.

Cotton came in averaging 3.9 points and 4.2 rebounds. His previous Yale bests were nine in each category.

The Crusaders (7-7) rallied for a 51-51 tie with 2:45 left, but baskets by Matt Townsend and Javier Duren and two free throws by Cotton boosted the lead back to six.

Dave Dudzinski scored 18 points and had nine rebounds and four blocked shots to pace Holy Cross. Justin Burrell added 17 points for the Crusaders.

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Scoreboard
Yale (5-10) «313061
Holy Cross (7-7)292554

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Yale Bulldogs
J. Sears, F253-101-37037
N. Victor, F211-31-15223
J. Kreisberg, C202-61-33035
A. Morgan, G243-100-01127
M. Grace, G150-42-22432
J. Duren241-64-54226
M. Townsend232-30-05034
A. Cotton205-710-10121020
S. Martin151-51-20114
G. Kelley131-50-00013
Totals 19-5920-2644112061
 32.2%76.9% 
Holy Cross Crusaders
D. Dudzinski, F358-142-491318
M. Miller, F220-01-28031
P. Beans, C283-61-11059
J. Stevens, G382-93-45638
J. Burrell, G356-143-423317
C. Hamilton210-21-20011
T. Abt150-10-05040
D. Goens40-00-00010
C. Morgan20-10-00000
Totals 19-4711-1732102354
 40.4%64.7% 
Ivy League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Princeton14-023-747
Harvard10-418-10143
Yale9-518-11128
Penn6-813-15199
Columbia5-911-16262
Brown4-1013-17285
Cornell4-108-21270
Dartmouth4-107-20305

Patriot League
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Bucknell15-326-963
Lehigh12-620-1297
Boston U.12-618-14187
Navy10-816-16206
Holy Cross9-915-17208
Loyola-Md.8-1016-17212
Colgate8-1010-22294
Army West Point6-1213-19267
Lafayette5-139-21321
American5-138-22310