Recap - Yale Defeats Cornell 61-57
|Recap - Yale Defeats Cornell 61-57|
Yale earned a 61-57 victory over Cornell on Saturday, getting 19 points from Javier Duren at John J. Lee Amphitheater.
Yale earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 17-point spread.
Justin Sears had 11 points for Yale and Armani Cotton chipped in with 6 points. Brandon Sherrod had 3 assists for them, while Justin Sears was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Cornell got a 29-point performance from Nolan Cressler, who was supported by 19 points from Devin Cherry. Nolan Cressler had 2 assists in a losing cause for Cornell, while Dwight Tarwater grabbed 6 rebounds.
Yale hit the break leading 26-19 before taking care of business in the second half.
Yale won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-26.