Oni’s 26 points help lift Yale past Columbia 83-73
After Mike Smith scored six straight to bring Columbia within 71-66 with 3:52 left, Yale (14-14, 7-5 Ivy) made all eight of its foul shots and the Lions shot 2 of 9 the rest of the way. Yale led 37-27 at halftime and maintained the lead the entire second half.
Smith led Columbia (8-17, 5-7) with 21 points, Nate Hickman scored 17, Kyle Castlin, 12 and Lukas Meisner 11 with 13 rebounds. Columbia had a 44-30 rebounding advantage and secured 18 on the offensive end.