NEW YORK (AP) - Reggie Willhite scored 21 points and Greg Mangano had 20 points and 16 rebounds to lead Yale over Columbia 87-81 in two overtimes Friday night.
Mangano sank five free throws in the second overtime for the Bulldogs (15-12, 8-5 Ivy League) and Austin Morgan had four points, including a 3-pointer that opened an 82-77 lead with 41 seconds left.
Morgan finished with 19 points, Jeremiah Kreisberg 15 and Porter Braswell 10 for Yale, which got all but two points from its starters.
Noruwa Agho of the Lions (14-13, 5-8), who came into the game tied with Mangano for the conference scoring lead, matched him with 20 points, including a tying 3-pointer with 9 seconds left in regulation.
Yale, which scored the game's first 12 points, led 62-50 with 2:56 left in regulation, but Columbia outscored Yale 15-3 down the stretch. Brian Barbour scored 10 of those points and finished with 17.
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