Yale 75, Bryant 53

SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Reggie Willhite scored 17 points as Yale defeated Bryant 75-53 on Wednesday night in dominating fashion.

Yale (5-4) was 28 of 53 from the floor (52.8 percent), including 9 of 19 from 3-point range (47.4 percent), while holding Bryant to 18-of-59 shooting (30.5 percent).

Austin Morgan had 14 points for Yale, while Greg Mangano added 11 and seven rebounds.

Bryant (1-7) led 13-12 at the 14:00 mark of the opening half, but was outscored 25-10 throughout the rest of the half and trailed 37-23 at the break.

Yale stretched its lead to 71-45 after a 3-pointer from Porter Braswell with 4:33 left to play.

Cecil Gresham scored a game-high 19 for Bryant -- its fifth consecutive loss since defeating Iona 74-72 on Nov. 14.

Yale posted a 45-30 rebounding edge and outscored Bryant 28-12 in the paint. Yale has won four of its last five games since losing 73-47 at Illinois on Nov. 23.