Yale 68, Cornell 55

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP)—Casey Hughes and Eric Flato scored 18 points apiece to lead Yale to a 68-55 Ivy League win against Cornell Friday night.

The Bulldogs (13-11, 9-2 Ivy) led by just six points with three minutes remaining before Flato made two consecutive 3-pointers to double the lead at 62-50. The win avenged a 60-59 loss to Cornell Feb. 10 in Ithaca, N.Y. In that game Hughes missed two free throws with 2.2 seconds left.

Louis Dale had 17 points while Andrew Naeve added 14 points and 10 rebounds for Cornell (14-11, 7-4).

With the win, Yale remains a half-game behind first-place Penn, which won at Harvard Friday. The Bulldogs will play at Penn next Friday.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Cornell
A. Naeve A. Naeve
6-11,  14 Pts
10 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Yale
C. Hughes C. Hughes
7-10,  18 Pts
8 Rebs, 3 Assists

Team Stat Leaders

Points
Rebounds
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