2017-18 Yale Men's Basketball News

  • Harvard Spoils Mason’s Return
    February 17, 2018
    One dry spell went a long way in spoiling Makai Mason’s return to the Yale lineup. Chris Lewis scored 18 points to lead four players in double figures as Harvard held off the Bulldogs 64-49 in a late-night affair at a packed Lavietes Pavilion.
  • Winning Streak Reaches Three With Rout At Dartmouth
    February 16, 2018
    Yale’s offense picked up right where it left off in last weekend’s sweep of Columbia and Cornell. The Bulldogs shot 47 percent from the field, better when it mattered, and had 21 assists in a surprisingly easy 77-65 victory over Dartmouth at Leede Arena that wasn’t as close as the final score indicated.
  • Ivy Second Half Starts At Dartmouth, Harvard
    February 14, 2018
    The Bulldogs begin the stretch run of Ivy League play with a trip across New England. Yale is at Dartmouth on Friday at 7 p.m. before a late Saturday date with Harvard. Friday’s game can be viewed on WatchESPN and the Ivy League Network, while Saturday’s 9:30 p.m. contest will be televised across the nation on ESPNU. Will Flemming will handle the play-by-play while Columbia grad Dalen Cuff provides analysis.
  • Oni Named Ivy League Player Of Week
    February 12, 2018
    Miye Oni’s full game was on display in Yale’s weekend sweep of Columbia and Cornell. He averaged 18 points, 6.5 rebounds and 6.0 assists in the two games and has been rewarded by being selected as the Ivy League Player of the Week.
  • Bulldogs Complete Weekend Sweep With Victory Over Cornell
    February 10, 2018
    A night after scoring 88 points, Yale relied more on its defense to earn an important victory. The Bulldogs limited high-powered Cornell to 43 percent shooting from the field in a much-needed 74-65 victory over the Big Red before a nice Youth Day crowd at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
  • Offense Shines In Key Ivy Victory Over Columbia
    February 09, 2018
    Yale put on an offensive clinic Friday against Columbia. And it was a good thing because the Bulldogs needed just about every one of the 88 points they scored. Miye Oni led five players in double figures as Yale earned a very important 88-84 victory over the Lions before a highly entertained crowd at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
  • Bulldogs Host Columbia, Cornell
    February 07, 2018
    The Bulldogs return to the friendly confines of the John J. Lee Amphitheater inside Payne Whitney Gym this weekend for a pair of important Ivy League games. Yale hosts Columbia on Friday at 7 p.m. in a game that will be televised by SNY in addition to being available on the Ivy League Network. On Saturday, the Bulldogs have a date with Cornell. That is also a 7 p.m. tip and the ILN has the exclusive video. It also will be Youth Night which features a post-game autograph session.
  • Defensive Struggle Goes To Penn 59-50
    February 03, 2018
    Yale’s defense held Penn nearly 20 points below its season average on Saturday. The Quakers, though, played some pretty stingy defense themselves. The result was a 59-50 Penn victory at The Palestra.
  • Bulldogs Drop Overtime Heartbreaker At Princeton
    February 02, 2018
    The last two Ivy League champions staged an epic battle Friday night at Jadwin Gym. 2017 winner Princeton edged 2016 champ Yale 76-73 in overtime before a highly entertained crowd of 2,093.
  • Ivy Southern Swing On Tap
    February 01, 2018
    It’s back to the road for Yale this weekend. The Bulldogs, who have played 12 of their 20 games away from home, make the southern swing of the Ivy League schedule when they visit Princeton and Penn. Friday’s Yale-Princeton game at Jadwin Gym is now a 6 p.m. start, while Saturday’s game at The Palestra tips off at 7 p.m. The Ivy League Network has the video of both games. In addition, Friday’s game airs on NBC Sports Philadelphia Plus, while the regular NBC Sports Philadelphia carries Saturday’s game.
  • Copeland’s Big Night Helps Bulldogs Topple Dartmouth
    January 27, 2018
    Yale’s offense was back on the mark Saturday against Dartmouth. The result was a much-needed 74-64 victory at the John J. Lee Amphitheater. Alex Copeland (25), Trey Phills (17) and Miye Oni (15) combined for 57 points as the Bulldogs held off the pesky Big Green.
  • Harvard Edges Yale 54-52
    January 26, 2018
    Yale picked the wrong time to have an off night shooting. The Bulldogs, who entered the night leading the Ivy League in field goal percentage, were held to 30.4 percent from the field in dropping a hard-fought 54-52 decision to Harvard before a packed house at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
  • Harvard, Dartmouth Visit Lee Amphitheater
    January 24, 2018
    The first full weekend of Ivy play for Yale brings Harvard and Dartmouth to the John J. Lee Amphitheater inside Payne Whitney Gym. The Bulldogs host Harvard on Friday at 7 p.m. in a game that will be televised in Connecticut by WCTX (MyTV9) in addition to airing on the Ivy League Network. On Saturday, Yale has a date with Dartmouth at 7 p.m. That game airs on WatchESPN and the ILN. John Ryan (play-by-play) and Josh Hess (analysis) have the call of both games.
  • Late Free Throws Lift Brown Over Yale
    January 19, 2018
    If the first two weekends are any indication, it’s going to be quite an Ivy League regular season. Yale earned a hard-fought victory over Brown last weekend to kickoff Ivy play, but in the rematch Friday at the Pizzitola Center, the Bears escaped with a narrow win. Obi Okolie made two free throws with 5.5 seconds left to snap a 77-77 tie and Brown held on for an 81-80 victory.
  • Bulldogs Seek Season Sweep At Brown
    January 17, 2018
    Yale’s first Ivy League road trip on Friday is a relatively short one – just 75 miles up I-95 to Providence. It also comes against an opponent the Bulldogs are quite familiar with. In fact, it’s the same opponent as last Friday. Yale knocked off Brown 78-72 at Lee Amphitheater and will look to complete a season sweep of its travel partner when the teams meet at the Pizzitola Center. Tipoff is slated for 8 p.m. following the Yale-Brown women’s game, which is a 5:30 p.m. start. The Ivy League Network has the video.
  • Oni Named To Lou Henson Award Mid Season Watch List
    January 12, 2018
    Sophomore Miye Oni, who leads the Bulldogs in scoring (16.9 ppg.), rebounding (5.8 rpg.) and assists (50), has been named to the Lou Henson Award Mid Season Watch List. The Lou Henson Award is presented annually to the nation’s top Division I mid-major player.
  • Career Night From Phills Lifts Yale Over Brown In Ivy Opener
    January 12, 2018
    It sure wasn’t easy, but Yale is off and running in Ivy League play. Trey Phills scored a career-high 23 points and Miye Oni added 17 points and two big steals in the final minute as the Bulldogs earned a hard-fought 78-72 victory over Brown in the Ivy opener for both teams at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
  • Brummel, Graves Selected as Legends of Ivy Basketball
    January 11, 2018
    The Ivy League announced the second-annual 16-member class of Legends of Ivy League Basketball on Thursday. These Legends contributed significantly to — and left a lasting impact on — their respective basketball programs, universities and chosen professions. Each member of the Ancient Eight is represented by one male and one female honoree, as selected by their university athletic department. Yale's honorees are Lisa Brummel '81 and Butch Graves '84.
  • Ivy League Play Kicks Off With Visit From Brown
    January 10, 2018
    The preliminaries are over. Yale kicks off Ivy League play when Brown visits the John J. Lee Amphitheater inside Payne Whitney Gym on Friday. Tip off is slated for 5:30 p.m., and the game will be televised by Eleven Sports [DirecTV‎: ‎623 (HD), Verizon FiOS‎: ‎597 (HD), AT&T U-verse‎: ‎1665]. In addition, video is available from the Ivy League Network. John Ryan (play-by-play) and Josh Hess (analysis) will be on the call.
  • Bulldogs Drop Hard-Fought Decision At Georgia Tech
    January 06, 2018
    Yale’s trip to Georgia Tech came at an inopportune time. The Yellow Jackets were coming off a win over No. 15 Miami on Wednesday night and were feeling pretty good about themselves.
  • Trip To Georgia Tech Closes Out Non-Conference Play
    January 04, 2018
    Yale will kick off the 2018 portion of the schedule in the same state it ended 2017. The Bulldogs head back to Georgia to meet Georgia Tech on Saturday. Tipoff at McCamish Pavilion is slated for 7 p.m. ACC Network Extra and Watch ESPN have the online video.
  • Bulldogs Sweep Weekly Ivy Awards
    January 01, 2018
    A dominant win over Kennesaw State on Saturday helped a pair of Bulldogs earn weekly honors from the Ivy League. Miye Oni, who flirted with a triple double, finishing with 22 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, was named the player of the week, while Paul Atkinson, who scored a career-high 20 points, earned rookie of the week recognition.
  • Bulldogs Roll Over Kennesaw State 89-74
    December 30, 2017
    Yale ended 2017 with a flourish. The Bulldogs shot 61 percent from the field and had 22 assists on 37 field goals in an impressive 89-74 victory over Kennesaw State before a crowd of 1,200 at the KSU Convocation Center that included a number of Yale supporters.
  • Bulldogs Head To Georgia To Face Kennesaw State
    December 27, 2017
    The Bulldogs wrap up the 2017 portion of the schedule with a trip to Georgia to face Kennesaw State on Saturday. Tipoff is slated for 4 p.m. and ESPN3 has the video.
  • Dallier Signs With German Team
    December 22, 2017
    Anthony Dallier ’17 is the latest Bulldog to join the professional basketball ranks. Dallier recently signed with the Nuernberg Falcons BC in the German A League. He has played in one game, grabbing four rebounds and adding two assists in 24 minutes.
  • Hot Shooting Lifts Monmouth Over Yale
    December 22, 2017
    Austin Tilghman did a little bit of everything to spark a very impressive Monmouth offense on Friday night against Yale. Tilghman posted a triple double, finishing with 11 points, 14 rebounds and 15 assists, as the Hawks knocked off the Bulldogs 85-64 before a festive holiday crowd at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
  • Bulldogs Host Mid Major Power Monmouth
    December 20, 2017
    Final exams are over but the Bulldogs have one more test before they can head home for a short holiday break. Yale hosts Monmouth on Friday night at 7 p.m. at the John J. Lee Amphitheater inside Payne Whitney Gym. The Ivy League Network has the video with John Ryan on the play-by-play and James Badas providing analysis.
  • Iona Tops Yale
    December 12, 2017
    Iona has made the NCAA Tournament in each of the last two years. The Gaels appear poised to make another run at the post season this season. Yale will certainly vouch for them. Iona shot 55.6 percent from the field and tallied 18 assists in an impressive 83-67 victory over the Bulldogs at a charged up Hynes Center.
  • Busy Start To Season Concludes At Iona
    December 11, 2017
    The success Yale has enjoyed in recent years has made scheduling a challenge. Iona, which played in the NCAA Tournament a year ago and also has been a top mid major program, faces similar issues. So it makes perfect sense for the two teams to meet for the first time on Tuesday at the Hynes Center. Tipoff is slated for 7 p.m., and ESPN3/WatchESPN has the video with Vin Parise and Adam Finkelstein on the call.
  • 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.
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