Phills’ steal and basket leads to Yale’s 82-80 win
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Trey Phills stole a pass and scored what proved to be the winning points with eight seconds left as Yale escaped with an 82-80 victory over Cornell on Friday night.
Oni, Yates lead Yale past South Carolina State, 86-54
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Miye Oni scored 20 points and Noah Yates added another 16 off the bench as Yale used a fast start to beat South Carolina State, 86-54 and break into the win column Tuesday night after dropping games to Creighton and Wisconsin over the opening weekend.
The Bulldogs raced through the first half, building a 53-22 advantage and cruised home.
Yale shot 25 of 57 from the field, but knocked down 13 of 37 shots from behind the arc and was 23 of 35 from the line.