2013-14 Yale Men's Basketball News
December 7, 2013
Sears, Sherrod Power Yale Over New Hampshire, 71-61
The frontcourt duo of Justin Sears and Brandon Sherrod helped power the Yale men’s basketball team to a non-conference victory over New Hampshire. Sears and Sherrod combined to go 12-of-15 from the field, score 37 points and grab 21 rebounds as the Bulldogs knocked off the Wildcats 71-61 at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
December 6, 2013
New Hampshire Visits Saturday
The Bulldogs play their second home game of the week when New Hampshire visits the John J. Lee Amphitheater on Saturday. Tipoff is slated for 4:30 p.m. following the Yale women’s game against Army which starts at 2 p.m. It’s Heroes Day so all ROTC, Color Guard, active and retired military personnel and veterans receive free admission.
December 4, 2013
Big Second Half Lifts Bryant Over Yale
Bryant’s duo of Alex Francis and Dyami Starks proved too much for Yale to overcome Wednesday night. The two combined for 44 points and 13 rebounds as Bryant used a big second half to knock off the Bulldogs 72-64 at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
December 3, 2013
Bulldogs Seek Third Straight Win
The Bulldogs are back in the friendly confines of the John J. Lee Amphitheater for only the second time this season when Bryant visits on Wednesday. Tipoff is slated for 7:30 p.m. following the Yale-Bryant women’s game which begins at 5 p.m.
November 30, 2013
Bulldogs Get Back To Basics In 54-49 Victory At Hartford
By going back to what it does best, the Yale men’s basketball team earned an impressive 54-49 victory at Hartford on Saturday at Chase Family Arena.
November 28, 2013
Bulldogs Head To Hartford
The Bulldogs look to complete a perfect Thanksgiving Week when they travel to Hartford on Saturday. Tip off at the Chase Family Arena is slated for 4 p.m.
November 27, 2013
Video: Javier Duren's Buzzer Beater
Here's the video of Javier Duren's buzzer beater against Lafayette.
November 26, 2013
Duren’s Buzzer Beater Lifts Yale Over Lafayette
Javier Duren’s three-pointer as time expired lifted Yale to a thrilling 79-76 victory over Lafayette at the Kirby Sports Center.
November 25, 2013
Trip To Lafayette On Tap
A busy stretch for the Bulldogs continues when they travel to Easton, Pa., to meet Lafayette on Tuesday. Tipoff at the Kirby Sports Center is slated for 7 p.m. and the game will be televised on the Lafayette Sports Network (more information below).
November 23, 2013
Sears Scores 23 In Bulldogs Loss At Mercer
Mercer is a team to watch as the college basketball season unfolds. Yale will certainly vouch for the Bears. Langston Hall scored 15 points to lead five players in double figures as Mercer rolled to an 81-54 victory over the Bulldogs before a homecoming crowd of 3,500.
November 22, 2013
Bulldogs Back On Road At Mercer
The Bulldogs are back on the road on Saturday when they play at Mercer in Macon, Ga. Tip off at Hawkins Arena is slated for noon.
November 19, 2013
Bulldogs Roll In Home Opener; Knock Off Sacred Heart 80-65
A balanced offensive effort led to a successful home opener for the Yale men’s basketball team. All five starters scored in doubles figures as Yale rolled to an 80-65 victory over Sacred Heart at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
November 19, 2013
Total Mortgage Athlete Spotlight of the Week: Basketball Player Javier Duren
Javier Duren’s successes at Yale, both on and off the court, are quite impressive. He scored a career-high 22 points in the Bulldogs’ 72-71 heartbreaking loss against Rutgers this past Thursday. Duren, also the co-founder of TeamSober, is the latest Total Mortgage Athlete Spotlight of the Week.
November 18, 2013
Sacred Heart Visits For Home Opener
The Bulldogs hit the floor in the John J. Lee Amphitheater for the first time this season when Sacred Heart comes to town on Tuesday night. Tipoff is slated for 7 p.m. Yale has won six of its last eight home openers.
November 18, 2013
Duren Earns Ivy Honor
Javier Duren, who averaged 18.5 points in two games last week, has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week.
November 14, 2013
Sears Heads Home For Matchup With Rutgers
The Bulldogs (1-1) continue to familiarize themselves with the new American Athletic Conference. After dropping an 80-62 decision at UConn on Monday, Yale travels to New Jersey to face Rutgers on Thursday. Tip off at the RAC is slated for 7:30 p.m. Video of the game is available at ESPN3.com and the Watch ESPN app with Jason Horowitz on the play-by-play and John Celestand providing color commentary.
November 14, 2013
Valliant Effort Falls Just Short At Rutgers
Yale was 15 seconds away from pulling off a big early-season upset. Instead the Bulldogs’ trip to The RAC ended in heartbreak.
November 13, 2013
Earl Phalen ’89 Named NCAA Silver Anniversary Award Winner
Earl Martin Phalwn ’89, a basketball player at Yale who went on to become a pioneer in the education field following graduation, is one of six former student-athletes to be selected as recipients of the 2014 NCAA Silver Anniversary Award.
November 12, 2013
Sears Earns Pair of Weekly Awards
Throughout the preseason, James Jones, The Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954 Head Coach of Men’s Basketball at Yale, raved about the play of sophomore forward Justin Sears. It certainly seems to have carried over to the regular season. Sears, who scored 26 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in the 93-77 victory over Central Connecticut on Saturday, was named the Ivy League Player of the Week both by the league office and CollegeSportsMadness.com.
November 11, 2013
Bulldogs Face No. 18 UConn In Veteran’s Day Matinee
After opening the season with by rallying from a 17-point second-half deficit to defeat Central Connecticut on Saturday, the Yale men’s basketball team is right back at it on Monday, travelling to Hartford to meet 18th-ranked UConn. Tip off for the Veteran’s Day matinee at the XL Center is slated for 3 p.m.
November 11, 2013
No. 19 UConn Holds Off Yale 80-62
Yale dominated the boards Monday, outrebounding 19th-ranked UConn 43-31. It’s what the Bulldogs did with the ball once they had it that frustrated James Jones, The Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954 Head Coach of Men’s Basketball.
November 9, 2013
Bulldogs Kickoff Season Against Central Connecticut At Connecticut 6 Classic
The Bulldogs kick off the 2013-14 season by playing Central Connecticut on Saturday in the second game of the Connecticut 6 tripleheader at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport. Tipoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. following the Quinnipiac-Hartford game which starts at 3 p.m. Fairfield and Sacred Heart meet in the final game at 8 p.m.
November 9, 2013
Bulldogs Rally From 17-Point Second Half Deficit To Stun Central Connecticut 93-77
It took the Bulldogs a little while to find their way in Saturday’s season opener, but once they did, the results were impressive. Yale rallied from a 17-point second-half deficit to knock off Central Connecticut 93-77 in the second game of Connecticut 6 Classic at the Webster Bank Arena.
November 7, 2013
Sears Named To All-Connecticut 6 Preseason Team
Justin Sears, who finished his first season at Yale as the fourth highest scoring freshman in the Ivy League, has been named to the All-Connecticut 6 Preseason Team.
November 5, 2013
Season Preview: Experienced Bulldogs Set For Exciting Campaign
James Jones, the Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954 Head Coach at Yale, is confident heading into the 2013-14 season. There are plenty of reasons for Jones’ optimism.
November 4, 2013
Challenging Non-Conference Schedule Should Serve Bulldogs Well
As always, it’s the 14-game Ivy League schedule that will largely determine if it is a successful season for the Yale men’s basketball team, but James Jones, The Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954 Head Coach of Men’s Basketball, has once again put together a challenging non-league schedule to prepare his team for the rigors of league play.
October 31, 2013
Yale To Make Three Appearances On NBC Sports Network’s Ivy League Package
The Yale men’s basketball team will make three appearances on the NBC Sports Network as part of the Ivy League package this season. First up is a non-league game at Saint Louis on Jan. 4. In addition the Bulldogs’ Ivy games at Columbia (Feb. 23) and home against Harvard (Mar. 7) will be televised.
October 23, 2013
Bulldogs Picked Third In Ivy League Preseason Media Poll
Yale closed out last season by winning seven of its last 10 games. With the majority of that team returning, expectations are high for 2013-14 around Lee Amphitheater. It would seem the media agrees. The Bulldogs were picked to finish third in the annual Ivy League Preseason poll.
October 1, 2013
Hoey Named Director Of Basketball Operations
Robert Hoey has been named Director of Basketball Operations for the Yale men’s basketball team.
August 22, 2013
Mangano Signs With Professional Team In Germany
Greg Mangano ’12 will continue his professional basketball career in Europe this fall. Mangano, who finished last season with Forca Lleida in Spain’s LEB Gold League, has signed with Ratiopharm Ulm of Germany’s BBL League.
August 1, 2013
Jones Welcomes Four In Class of 2017
James Jones, the Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954 Head Coach of Men’s Basketball at Yale, will welcome four freshmen to New Haven this fall. Anthony Dallier, Sam Downey, AJ Edwards and J.T. Flowers each bring strong credentials.
July 9, 2013
Kingsley Promoted To Associate Head Coach
Matt Kingsley, who will begin his ninth season as a member of James Jones’ staff in 2013-14, has been promoted to Associate Head Coach.