Atkinson scores 21 to carry Yale over Howard 89-75
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WASHINGTON (AP) Paul Atkinson had 21 points as Yale beat Howard 89-75 on Monday for their school-record 12th nonconference regular-season victory.
Matthue Cotton had 15 points for Yale (13-4), which has won 11 of its last 12 games. Azar Swain added 12 points, and Jordan Bruner had 10 points, 13 rebounds and six assists.
Bruner was named the Ivy League player of the week earlier on Monday. He leads the league in rebounding and was 7 of 12 as the Bulldogs knocked off Brown for their seventh straight league opener.
Kyle Foster had 19 points for the Bison (2-18), who have now lost eight games in a row. Charles Williams added 16 points and Wayne Bristol Jr. had 14 points.
Yale plays Brown on the road on Friday. Howard faces Florida A&M at home on Saturday.
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Updated January 20, 2020