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Yale vs Baylor Predictions

When: 2:45 PM ET, Thursday, March 17, 2016
Where: Dunkin’ Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island
TV: 2:45 p.m. ET, CBS
Line: Baylor -6, Total: 136

Yale vs Baylor Preview

YALE (22-6) is expected to control the game with a slow tempo and frustrate the athletic Bears. Yale is led in scoring by senior forward Justin Sears and sophomore guard Makai Mason, who each average 15.8 points despite Sears scoring only nine total points in the last two games. Sears grabs a team-best 7.5 rebounds while senior forward Brandon Sherrod (12.5 points, 7.1 rebounds) is also a major contributor. Baylor (22-12) has five players who score roughly two-thirds of their points, led by senior forward Taurean Prince (15.5 points, 6.1 rebounds).

Justin Sears 14 PTS, 5 REB, 1.8 BLK
Makai Mason 12 PTS, 2 REB, 42.9 FG%
Brandon Sherrod 10 PTS, 4 REB, 0.6 BLK

Taurean Prince 14 PTS, 6 REB, 0.6 BLK
Rico Gathers 11 PTS, 9 REB, 0.7 BLK
Johnathan Motley 10 PTS, 5 REB, 1.1 BLK

Score Prediction:
Upset * Yale 71 – Baylor 70