ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Joe Cremo scored 20 points, Travis Charles added 19 and Albany held off a late run to beat Yale 80-72 on Friday night.
The Great Danes (3-0) started the second half with a 10-2 run to go ahead for good and twice pushed the lead to 16, the second time at 70-54 with 5:40 left. The Bulldogs (1-3) erased most of their deficit with a 14-2 run that made it 72-68 with 2:07 left but got no closer.
Devonte Campbell and Greig Stire added 11 points each for Albany, which shot 54 percent. Stire grabbed nine boards to help the Danes finish with a 40-30 edge on the glass.