Yale vs Central Connecticut State

Yale 73, CCSU 69

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UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) - Greg Mangano scored 23 points and Reggie Willhite added 21 as Yale held off Central Connecticut State 73-69 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

Central Connecticut State led by seven points in the first half and held a 34-30 advantage at halftime. Yale opened the second half with a 19-9 run to build a 14-point lead with 11:47 remaining after a 3-pointer by Austin Morgan.

The Blue Devils cut the deficit to 67-66 with 1:31 remaining on a layup and free throw by Kyle Vinales, but could not overtake the Bulldogs. Yale made 6 of 10 free throw attempts the rest of the way, including four in a row, to seal the win.

Vinales led the Blue Devils with 24 points and Ken Horton, the Northeast Conference player of the year last season, added 21 points.

The game was part of the three-game Connecticut 6 Classic.

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Scoreboard
Yale (1-0) «304373
Central Connecticut State (0-1)343569

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Yale Bulldogs
R. Willhite, F369-143-665221
J. Kreisberg, F313-51-26247
G. Mangano, C319-173-6131323
A. Morgan, G261-84-42247
I. Salafia, G90-10-00050
M. Grace293-80-01519
B. Sherrod110-01-33011
S. Martin81-20-02123
G. Kelley71-20-00012
J. Duren60-10-00120
J. Pritchard40-10-00000
B. Katz20-00-00000
Totals 27-5912-2136172573
 45.8%57.1% 
Central Connecticut State Blue Devils
K. Horton, F378-194-490121
J. Efese, F201-42-45014
K. Vinales, G326-1310-1132324
R. Ptacek, G313-81-21227
D. Speech, G210-51-33321
M. McMillan231-50-12232
S. Mickell130-22-22342
D. Simmons132-30-04234
A. Burbage101-22-24044
Totals 22-6122-2943142369
 36.1%75.9% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Brown0-02-071
Harvard0-02-212
Penn0-02-2111
Dartmouth0-01-1341
Columbia0-01-2144
Cornell0-01-2188
Yale0-01-3184
Princeton0-00-3241

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wagner0-02-143
F. Dickinson0-02-265
LIU-Brooklyn0-02-3231
St. Fran.-Pa.0-01-2241
CCSU0-01-3151
Mt St Marys0-01-3259
St. Fran.-NY0-00-2316
Bryant0-00-3152
Robert Morris0-00-3128
Sacred Heart0-00-395
 
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