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Bryant Loses to Yale at the Buzzer

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Ken Bell

Sears' late score lifts Yale over Bryant 64-62

       SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) _ Justin Sears grabbed an offensive rebound with 2 seconds left and laid it in to give Yale a 64-62 victory over Bryant on Wednesday night.

        Sears had 20 points and nine rebounds, and Jeremiah Kreisberg scored 14 for Yale (3-6).
        Dyami Starks had 22 points and Alex Francis 19 for Bryant (4-3), which had won four in a row.

        The teams were never more than three points apart in the second half until Michael Grace's layup boosted Yale to a 47-42 advantage 5:16 in. Yale jumped ahead 50-43 on Austin Morgan's 3-pointer with 14:01 left.

        With 7:51 remaining, Kreisberg's layup made it 58-51 for Yale, and Kreisberg struck again at 7:08 for a 60-51 lead. Bryant's Joe O'Shea and Frank Dobbs scored to close to 60-55, and O'Shea made a layup and Starks a 3-pointer to tie it at 62 at 2:19.

        Neither team scored again until Sears' game-winner.

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