NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Paul Atkinson had 20 points and nine rebounds and Yale defeated Albany 71-63 on Tuesday night.
Blake Reynolds added 13 points and Trey Phills scored 12 for Yale (5-3). Jordan Bruner had 12 rebounds, eight assists and seven points.
Four starters scored in double figures for Albany (3-7). Cameron Healy led with 15 points, Devonte Campbell and Adam Lulka scored 11 each and Ahmad Clark added 10 points. Clark entered the game averaging a team-high 20.2 points.
The Bulldogs, playing their second home game during a nonconference schedule that included a trip to Shanghai, improved to 2-0 at home.