2017-18 Yale Men's Basketball News

  • 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.
  • Bulldogs Celebrate Start Of Season At Blue Madness
    October 26, 2017
    John J. Lee Amphitheater was alive as the Yale men’s and women’s basketball teams kicked off what should be a very exciting 2017-18 seasons with Blue Madness on Thursday night.
  • Bulldogs Featured Prominently In Ivy League Television Package
    October 24, 2017
    There will be plenty of opportunities for fans to follow what should be a very exciting season for the Yale men’s basketball team. The Ivy League announced its television package today, and between the ESPN family of networks, Eleven Sports, The Ivy League Network and various regional networks, 26 Yale games will be available.
  • 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
    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.