Baumann scores 25 as Columbia tops Yale 68-62, sweeping season series

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NEW YORK (AP)—John Baumann scored 25 points, including seven during a crucial run in the second half, and Columbia rallied for a 68-62 victory over Yale on Saturday night.

Columbia (13-12, 6-4 Ivy League) trailed by 10 points in the first half, but cut the deficit to one at the half.

Yale (10-14, 4-6) led 43-42 with 9:31 remaining when Niko Scott started the decisive 13-3 run with a pair of free throws.

Ross Morin led the Bulldogs with 13 points and Caleb Holmes added 11 as Yale lost its third in a row.

After Scott’s foul shots gave the Lions a 44-43 lead, Baumann hit a layup and three free throws while Scott and Baumann each later added a pair of foul shots to close out the run that put the Lions ahead 55-46 with 7:20 to play.

Freshman Asenso Ampin scored 16 points for the Lions as Columbia swept its two games from Yale for the first time since 1998.

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6 Rebs, 2 Assists
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6-8,  25 Pts
7 Rebs, 4 Assists

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