2017-18 Yale Men's Basketball News

  • Jones Shares Thoughts On Upcoming Season On Ivy Conference Call
    October 18, 2017
    On Tuesday, the Bulldogs learned they had been picked second in the official Ivy League Preseason media poll. Yale received the most first-place votes (8) and had 118 points, three fewer than Harvard. On Wednesday, James Jones, The Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954 Head Coach of the Bulldogs, discussed the upcoming season on the league’s annual preseason media teleconference.
  • Blue Madness Set For Thursday, Oct. 26
    October 17, 2017
    Blue Madness is back. The Yale men’s and women’s basketball teams will celebrate the start of what should be exciting 2017-18 seasons with Blue Madness on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. at the John J. Lee Amphitheater in Payne Whitney Gym (70 Tower Parkway, New Haven). Admission and parking is free and there will be plenty of on-court entertainment.
  • Bulldogs Receive Most First-Place Votes In Ivy League Preseason Poll
    October 17, 2017
    If the prognosticators prove correct, it should be quite a battle for the Ivy League men’s basketball title this winter. In the official league preseason poll, released today, Yale received eight of the 17 first-place votes from the media panel, but Harvard was projected to finish first. The Crimson (six first-place votes) had 121 points, three more than the Bulldogs. Defending champion Princeton received three first-place votes and had 114 points.
  • Bulldogs To Host Free Clinic For New Haven Public School Students
    October 16, 2017
    The Yale men’s basketball team is proud to host New Haven Community Day this Saturday at the Lanman Center inside Payne Whitney Gym. The Bulldogs will put on a free clinic from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for New Haven public school children and their parents. The clinic is open to children in grades 6 and under.
  • Downey To Begin His Pro Career In Switzerland
    September 12, 2017
    Sam Downey will begin his professional basketball career in Switzerland. He recently signed with BC Winterthur in the Swiss LNA league. Winterthur is Northeast of Zurich, near the German border.
  • Georgia Tech Added To 2017-18 Schedule
    August 29, 2017
    An already very challenging 2017-18 schedule has gotten even more difficult for the Yale men’s basketball team. The Bulldogs will now play at Georgia Tech on Saturday, Jan. 6.
  • Jones A Featured Guest At V University’s CT Basketball Tip Off
    August 24, 2017
    James Jones, The Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954 Head Coach of the Bulldogs, will be a featured guest at the V University’s CT Basketball Tipoff, benefitting the V Foundation for Cancer Research. The event, presented and hosted by ESPN’s Seth Greenberg, is Thursday, Sept. 28 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Golf Club of Avon.
  • Oni Shines At Nike Skills Academy
    August 22, 2017
    One moment among many memorable experiences stood out for Miye Oni during his stay at the Nike Skills Academy last weekend.
  • Oni Selected To Prestigious Nike Elite Basketball Academy
    August 09, 2017
    Miye Oni’s outstanding rookie season did not go unnoticed. Oni is one of 20 collegiate players from across the nation selected to participate in the prestigious Nike Elite Basketball Academy on August 15-20 in Los Angeles.
  • Challenging 2017-18 Schedule Awaits Bulldogs
    July 21, 2017
    Yale has firmly established itself as one of the top mid-major programs in the Northeast. Over the last three years, the Bulldogs have 63 victories, including one in the NCAA Tournament, have won two Ivy League titles and made an appearance in the inaugural Ivy League Tournament championship game.
  • Meet The Class Of 2021
    June 27, 2017
    An already deep and experienced Yale men’s basketball roster will be bolstered by the addition of five talented freshmen starting in the fall. James Jones, The Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954 Head Coach of the Bulldogs will welcome Jameel Alausa, Paul Atkinson, Jalen Gabbidon, Azar Swain and Wyatt Yess to New Haven.