2017-18 Yale Men's Basketball News

  • Bulldogs Drop Hard-Fought 75-67 Decision At St. Bonaventure
    December 09, 2017
    It wasn’t the result it wanted, but Yale acquitted itself quite well in a difficult atmosphere Saturday. The Bulldogs held a potent St. Bonaventure offense to 39.7 percent shooting, but the Bonnies did just enough offensively to escape with a 75-67 victory before a raucous crowd of 3,913 at the Reilly Center.
  • Bulldogs Set To Face St. Bonaventure On ESPNU
    December 08, 2017
    Yale’s hectic first month is nearing completion. The Bulldogs have already travelled nearly 10,000 miles (9,911 to be exact) on the young season and will tack on another 380 when they head to Olean, New York, on Saturday to face St. Bonaventure. Tipoff at the Reilly Center is slated for 2 p.m. ESPNU has the television coverage with Eric Gallanty on the play-by-play and Malcolm Huckaby providing analysis.
  • Copeland’s Career Night Lifts Bulldogs Over Lehigh
    December 06, 2017
    Yale’s 86-77 victory over Lehigh on Wednesday featured a little bit of everything. The Bulldogs raced out to an early 31-12 lead, watched the Mountain Hawks storm back and go ahead by seven early in the second half and then executed near flawlessly down the stretch to earn perhaps their most impressive win of the season.
  • Yale Back On Road At Lehigh
    December 05, 2017
    Yale and Lehigh played a memorable game last season, an 89-81 Bulldog victory in overtime at Lee Amphitheater. When the teams meet again on Wednesday, this time in Bethlehem, Pa., all indications are it should be another nail biter. Both teams have played challenging schedules and both are among the favorites in their leagues. Tipoff at Stabler Arena is slated for 7 p.m. The game is being televised on Stadium’s 24/7 stations and also will be streamed by the Patriot League Network.
  • Atkinson Named Ivy League Rookie Of Week
    December 04, 2017
    Paul Atkinson, who helped the Bulldogs win two of three games during a busy week, has been named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week.
  • No. 23 TCU Holds Off Yale
    December 02, 2017
    There aren’t many teams with more offensive firepower than TCU. It was certainly all on display Saturday vs. Yale. The Horned Frogs, ranked 23rd in the nation, shot nearly 60 percent from the field en route to a 92-66 victory over the Bulldogs before a crowd of 5,970 at Schollmaier Arena.
  • No. 23 TCU Next Up For Bulldogs
    December 01, 2017
    The Bulldogs, who are playing their best basketball of the young season, face a stiff challenge on Saturday when they take on No. 23 TCU. Tip off at Schollmaier Arena is slated for 8 p.m. EST. Fox Sports Southwest has the television coverage in selected areas. FoxSportsGo has the internet stream with a subscription, although there will be replays of the game available.
  • Multi-Session and Group Tickets for Ivy League Basketball Tournaments On Sale Friday
    November 30, 2017
    Ivy Madness is ready to return to Philadelphia! Multi-session and group tickets will go on sale Friday, December 1 at 10 a.m. for the 2018 Ivy League Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments, March 10-11 at The Palestra.
  • Former Bulldog Flowers Named Rhodes Scholar
    November 29, 2017
    Yale has enjoyed tremendous success both on and off the court in recent years. The most recent example comes with the news that former Bulldog J.T. Flowers has been named a Rhodes Scholar. Elliot F. Gerson, American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust, announced the names of the 32 Americans chosen as Rhodes Scholars representing the United States on Nov. 18.
  • Bulldogs Stay Hot, Knock Off Bryant 84-67
    November 29, 2017
    The 2017-18 edition of the Yale men’s basketball team is starting to find its identity. In Monday’s 76-66 win at Delaware, the Bulldogs had 23 assists on 29 field goals. It was more of the same on Wednesday in an 84-67 victory over Bryant when Yale had 24 assists on 31 field goals.
  • Battle Of Bulldogs Wednesday At JLA
    November 28, 2017
    Yale closes out a very busy month of November by hosting Bryant on Wednesday. Tipoff is slated for 8 p.m. at the John J. Lee Amphitheater following the Yale-Providence women’s game which gets under way at 6 p.m. Both the Ivy League Network and ESPN3 have the video.
  • Textbook First Half Leads Yale Over Delaware
    November 27, 2017
    Yale may not want to wait 111 years to play its next game in the state of Delaware. The Bulldogs used a near flawless first half to build a big lead and coasted to a 76-66 victory over the University of Delaware before a crowd of 2,119 at the Bob Carpenter Center.
  • Bulldogs Visit Delaware
    November 26, 2017
    The Bulldogs are back in unfamiliar territory on Monday. Yale, which has already played games in Nebraska, Wisconsin and Mississippi in the young season, will be in Newark, Delaware, to face the University of Delaware. Tip off at the Bob Carpenter Center is slated for 7 p.m. Yale’s last game in the state of Delaware was a 27-11 win over Delaware College in 1906.
  • Vermont Holds Off Yale 79-73
    November 25, 2017
    Vermont is a veteran a team. That experience went a long way in helping the Catamounts earn a 79-73 victory over Yale before a nice Saturday afternoon crowd at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
  • Vermont Visits Lee Amphitheater Saturday
    November 24, 2017
    Yale has cruised to easy victories in its first two games in the friendly confines of the John J. Lee Amphitheater, winning by an average margin of 48.5 points. Expect a closer game when America East favorite and 2017 NCAA Tournament participant Vermont comes to town on Saturday. Tipoff is slated for 2 p.m., and the Ivy League Network and ESPN3 have the video.
  • Wednesday Matinee Goes To Yale 87-73
    November 22, 2017
    Yale’s Thanksgiving turkey will taste just a little sweeter after a big road victory. Miye Oni led four players in double figures with 16 points as the Bulldogs rolled to an 87-73 victory over Alcorn State at the Davey L. Whitney Complex.
  • Bulldogs Set To Face Alcorn State
    November 21, 2017
    The Bulldogs latest road trip has taken them to Mississippi where they are set to take on Alcorn State on Wednesday. Tipoff at the Davey L. Whitney Complex is slated for 1:30 p.m. EST. There is no video, but free audio of the game can be found at wprl.org.
  • Bulldogs Roll To 107-42 Victory Over Curry
    November 19, 2017
    The Bulldogs accomplished exactly what James Jones hoped they would in Sunday’s 107-42 thrashing of Curry College. Jones got a look at the entire roster and worked on a couple of areas as Yale cruised to an easy win.
  • Busy Stretch Continues With Sunday Home Game
    November 18, 2017
    Yale’s busy start to the season continues with a rare Sunday afternoon home game. The Bulldogs host Curry College at 2 p.m. at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
  • Comeback Falls Short At Albany
    November 17, 2017
    Joe Crespo led four players in double figures with 20 points as Albany, one of the favorites in America East, held off Yale 80-72 before a nice Friday night crowd of 2,717 at SEFCU Arena.
  • Bulldogs Back On Road At Albany
    November 16, 2017
    Yale made the most of its first game in the John J. Lee Amphitheater this season, rolling to an 86-54 victory over South Carolina State on Tuesday night. Now, it’s right back to the road for the Bulldogs, who play at Albany on Friday. Tipoff at SEFCU Arena is slated for 7 p.m. ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app has the video.
  • Bulldogs Roll Over South Carolina State 86-54
    November 14, 2017
    Yale took out the frustration of a difficult opening weekend on South Carolina State in a big way in Tuesday’s home opener. Miye Oni scored 20 points and Noah Yates added a career-high 16 off the bench as the Bulldogs rolled to an impressive 86-54 victory at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
  • South Carolina State Visits For Home Opener
    November 13, 2017
    After a very challenging opening weekend, the friendly confines of the John J. Lee Amphitheater will be a welcome sight for the Bulldogs, who play their home opener on Tuesday night against South Carolina State. Tipoff is slated for 7 p.m., and the Ivy League Digital Network has the video.
  • Wisconsin Tops Yale
    November 12, 2017
    Yale did a pretty good job defending Wisconsin All-American Ethan Happ, who was 4 -of-10 from the field and scored 12 points. The Badgers, though, are far from a one-man show. UW shot 51 percent from the field en route to an 89-61 victory over the Bulldogs before a full house of 17,287 at the beautiful Kohl Center.
  • Bulldogs To Open 2018-19 Season In Shanghai Vs. California
    November 11, 2017
    Yale traveled more than 1,300 miles for its opener this season at Creighton. That will be nothing compared to the trip the Bulldogs will take to kick off the 2018-19 season. Yale will head across the globe to Shanghai, China, to meet California in the fourth edition of the Pac-12 China Game presented by Alibaba Group.
  • Bulldogs To Open 2018-19 Season In Shanghai Vs. California
    November 11, 2017
    Yale traveled more than 1,300 miles for its opener this season at Creighton. That will be nothing compared to the trip the Bulldogs will take to kick off the 2018-19 season. Yale will head across the globe to Shanghai, China, to meet California in the fourth edition of the Pac-12 China Game presented by Alibaba Group.
  • Season Opening Road Trip Ends At Wisconsin
    November 11, 2017
    A season-opening two-game road trip for the Bulldogs concludes with a game at Wisconsin on Sunday. Tipoff at the Kohl Center is slated for 6 p.m. EST. The Big Ten Network has the television coverage, while a stream is available at BTN Plus.
  • Bulldogs Fall In Opener At Creighton
    November 10, 2017
    In recent years, Creighton has consistently been one of the nation’s top offensive teams. It doesn’t appear that is going to change in 2017-18. The Bluejays were in midseason, maybe even postseason, form in Friday’s season-opener with Yale. Creighton shot nearly 60 percent from the floor en route to a 92-76 victory over the Bulldogs before an energized crowd of 16,611 at the CenturyLink Center Omaha.
  • Bulldogs Open Season At Big East Power Creighton
    November 08, 2017
    James Jones, The Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954 Head Coach of the Bulldogs, has never been shy about testing his team early against the nation’s best. That certainly will be the case in 2017-18. Yale kicks off what is expected to be an exciting season by taking on BIG EAST power Creighton on Friday. Tipoff at CenturyLink Center Omaha is slated for 9 p.m. Fox Sports Midwest has the television coverage, while FoxSportsGo.com has the live stream, although a cable authorization may be required. Steve Physioc and Nick Bahe will be on the call. In addition, WYBC, Yale’s student run radio station, will have audio available at wybc.com.
  • Expectations High As Bulldogs Get Set To Kickoff Season
    November 06, 2017
    Expectations are once again high for the Yale men’s basketball team. The Bulldogs have been picked as the preseason favorite by a number of the Ivy League prognosticators, and for good reason. Over the last four years, Yale has won 82 games and posted a 42-14 Ivy League mark. Yale returns three of last year’s top scorers that helped the Bulldogs to 18 victories and a berth in the first Ivy League Tournament championship game. Yale certainly expects to return to the Palestra as one of the top four Ivy finishers for this year’s tournament in March. The season kicks off on Friday at Creighton.
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