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Cornell 60, Yale 56

February 9, 1997

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Jeffrey Aubry scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Cornell to a 60-56 victory over Yale in Ivy League action Saturday.

The game was tied 31-31 at halftime, but the Big Red used a 13-5 spurt midway through the second half to take a 58-48 lead.

The Bulldogs pulled to 58-56, when Gabe Hunterton made two free throws with 33 seconds left.

Cornell’s Bo Buettenback made one free throw with 31 seconds remaining. Then Yale had a chance to tie, but a three-pointer by Charlie Petit fell short.

John McCord then sealed the win on a free throw with 13 seconds left.

Alex Compton scored 15 points, while McCord had 12 points and nine rebounds for Cornell (13-7, 503 Ivy).

Daniel Okonkwo led Yale (8-12, 1-7) with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Emerson Whitley scored 12 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.

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