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Vanderbilt outlasts Yale 79-74 in 2 overtimes

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Damian Jones scored 19 points and Vanderbilt rallied to beat Yale 79-74 in double overtime in front of a season-high crowd of 10,103 at Memorial Gym on Saturday.
Yale's Greg Kelley nailed a 3-pointer, narrowing the deficit to 66-65 with 15.5 seconds left in the first overtime with teammate Jack Montague's putback sending the game into a second overtime, tied at 67.
Vanderbilt's Shelton Mitchell made a layup with 20.7 seconds left in regulation, sending the game into overtime tied at 59.
Mitchell scored 15 points, Riley LaChance added 14 and Matthew Fisher-Davis 12.
Yale (10-5), which upset defending national champion Connecticut earlier this season, made 10 of 26 3-pointers.
The Commodores (9-4), who entered the game as the most accurate shooting team in the SEC (51.4 percent), shot only 41 percent.
Vanderbilt's last double-overtime game was a 2008 loss to Kentucky.

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