Ross Morin, who led Yale in scoring (13.6 ppg.) and rebounding (5.9 rpg.) last winter, has signed a professional contract to play for SAM Massagno of the Swiss A League. Massagno is located in the southern region of Switzerland.
Yale will open the 2009-10 season against Sacred Heart at the Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport in the first Connecticut 6 Classic, a men's basketball tripleheader featuring Connecticut schools. The Bulldogs and Pioneers will tip off at 5:30 p.m. in the first game of the night. Fairfield and Central Connecticut meet in game two, and the night concludes when Hartford and Quinnipiac take the court for the third contest.