NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP)—Lawrence Hill had 22 points and 11 rebounds to help Stanford beat Yale 75-67 Friday night in the non-conference opener for both teams.
Anthony Goods added 19 points for the Cardinal, including three consecutive 3-point shots to help put Stanford up 50-41 with 11:33 left.
It was the first victory for Stanford head coach Johnny Dawkins, a former standout player and assistant coach at Duke. He took over the Pac-10 program when Trent Johnson went to LSU.
Alex Zampier played all 40 minutes and finished with 15 points for Yale. Ross Morin added 12 points and 11 rebounds.
Stanford’s biggest lead was 13 points, 66-53, with 3:26 left. The Cardinal shot 52 percent, 13 of 25, from the floor in the second half.
Stanford grabbed the lead for good 1 minute into the second half, 34-33, after the lead changed hands 11 times in the first half.