11 Makai Mason
11 Makai Mason
Height: 6-1
Weight: 185
Year: So
Hometown: Greenfield, Mass.
High School: Hotchkiss School
Previous College: Silliman
Position: G
gp 30
pts/g 16.0
fg % 42.7
3pt % 35.7
ft % 80.6
reb/g 2.8
a/g 3.8

2015-16: First team All-Ivy selection, only the fourth sophomore in school history to earn first team All-Ivy recognition… Second team NABC District 13 selection… Finished fifth in the Ivy League in scoring (16.0 ppg.), third in assists (3.8 per game), sixth in free throw percentage (.806) and third in minutes played (32.7 per game)… 55 three-pointers tied for the ninth most in a season in school history…Three-time Ivy League Player of the Week, including the final two weeks of the season… Scored at least 20 points in a game nine times… Scored a career-high 31 points in the NCAA Tournament victory over Baylor on 9-of-18 shooting from the field and 11-of-11 shooting from the free throw line… The 31 points were the most ever by a Yale player in an NCAA Tournament game, surpassing the 27 Tony Lavelli scored vs. Illinois in 1949… Appeared as guest on the Dan Patrick Show on the morning after the NCAA win over Baylor… Hit perhaps the biggest shot of the season, a jump shot with five seconds left that forced overtime against Dartmouth, a game Yale would go on to win 76-71… Shared the team’s Dutch Arnold Most Valuable Player Award with Justin Sears… Recipient of Bill Madden Toughness Award… Declared himself eligible for the NBA Draft following the season but later withdrew.

2014-15: Recipient of the team’s John C. Cobb Outstanding Freshman Award… Third on the team with 51 assists… Missed the first game of the season with an injury but played in the next 31… Named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week after scoring 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the field against NJIT… Had 19 points on 9-of-11 shooting at Dartmouth.

Before Yale: NEPSAC Class A Player of the Year as a senior at The Hotchkiss School… Four-time all-league selection… Averaged 20 points, five rebounds and eight assists… Holds the single-game school record with 45 points… Helped Hotchkiss to a pair of Founders League championships… Team was Class A runner-up in his senior season… Played with Marquette guard Derrick Wilson and Virginia’s Michael Tobey at Hotchkiss.

Personal: Cousins Amber and Ashley Mason both reached the 1,000-point and 1,000-rebound mark at Longwood… Volunteered at an orphanage in the Dominican Republic… Volunteer at Little Guild of Saint Francis For the Welfare of the Animals… Father Dan was on the coaching staff at Hotchkiss… Son of Dan Mason and Jody Sieben… Has three brothers – Sandino, Yukio and Akira.

Why Yale? “Yale presents an amazing opportunity to pursue intellectual growth. The campus has a warm vibe and the people I met were welcoming and open. I also felt the coaching staff were the most genuine I had met in the recruiting process.”

Recent Games
Feb 26 Harvard W, 59-50
Feb 27 Dartmouth W, 76-71
Mar 4 at Cornell W, 88-64
Mar 5 at Columbia W, 71-55
Mar 17 vs. Baylor W, 79-75
Mar 19 vs. Duke L, 71-64
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 30 14
Games started 30 14
Minutes 980 462
Minutes per game 32.7 33.0
FG 161-377 75-181
FG Pct 42.7 41.4
3PT 55-154 31-76
3PT Pct 35.7 40.8
FT 104-129 40-51
FT Pct 80.6 78.4
Off rebounds 15 5
Def rebounds 68 28
Total rebounds 83 33
Rebounds per game 2.8 2.4
Personal fouls 55 29
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 115 44
Turnovers 91 43
Assist to turnover ratio 1.3 1.0
Steals 25 14
Blocks 2 1
Points 481 221
Points per game 16.0 15.8
Points per 40 min 19.6 19.1
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 13 vs. Fairfield W, 70-57 1 29 8-15 53.3 2-6 33.3 5-6 83.3 23
Nov 16 Sacred Heart W, 99-77 1 36 6-13 46.2 3-4 75.0 6-8 75.0 21
Nov 19 at Lehigh W, 79-67 1 29 1-7 14.3 1-4 25.0 9-10 90.0 12
Nov 22 at SMU L, 71-69 1 36 7-14 50.0 3-7 42.9 7-11 63.6 24
Nov 25 at Duke L, 80-61 1 36 5-15 33.3 0-3 0.0 3-4 75.0 13
Nov 29 at Albany L, 88-54 1 30 3-10 30.0 0-4 0.0 2-4 50.0 8
Dec 2 Bryant W, 79-40 1 27 5-11 45.5 2-5 40.0 5-5 100.0 17
Dec 5 Vermont W, 72-54 1 34 7-13 53.8 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 16
Dec 9 at Illinois L, 69-65 1 33 7-16 43.8 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 15
Dec 13 at Southern California L, 68-56 1 35 7-15 46.7 3-7 42.9 1-2 50.0 18
Dec 30 at Central Connecticut State W, 62-42 1 29 4-9 44.4 0-2 0.0 3-4 75.0 11
Jan 2 at Hartford W, 88-53 1 27 5-7 71.4 1-2 50.0 4-5 80.0 15
Jan 6 New Jersey Inst. of Technology W, 83-65 1 35 8-15 53.3 4-8 50.0 4-4 100.0 24
Jan 8 Daniel Webster W, 94-53 1 23 2-6 33.3 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 4
Jan 16 Brown W, 77-68 1 32 5-13 38.5 3-7 42.9 7-9 77.8 20
Jan 22 at Brown W, 90-66 1 30 2-9 22.2 0-3 0.0 1-4 25.0 5
Jan 29 Penn W, 81-58 1 28 6-13 46.2 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 14
Jan 30 Princeton W, 79-75 1 33 7-15 46.7 5-6 83.3 3-4 75.0 22
Feb 5 Columbia W, 86-72 1 36 6-10 60.0 3-6 50.0 2-2 100.0 17
Feb 6 Cornell W, 83-52 1 23 4-7 57.1 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 10
Feb 12 at Dartmouth W, 75-65 1 39 6-16 37.5 4-9 44.4 9-10 90.0 25
Feb 13 at Harvard W, 67-55 1 33 6-13 46.2 1-5 20.0 2-2 100.0 15
Feb 19 at Princeton L, 75-63 1 37 7-18 38.9 1-5 20.0 3-4 75.0 18
Feb 20 at Penn W, 79-58 1 36 3-8 37.5 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 9
Feb 26 Harvard W, 59-50 1 36 6-13 46.2 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 16
Feb 27 Dartmouth W, 76-71 1 40 4-18 22.2 1-6 16.7 7-8 87.5 16
Mar 4 at Cornell W, 88-64 1 24 4-10 40.0 3-6 50.0 1-2 50.0 12
Mar 5 at Columbia W, 71-55 1 35 9-18 50.0 2-7 28.6 2-2 100.0 22
Mar 17 vs. Baylor W, 79-75 1 39 9-18 50.0 2-8 25.0 11-11 100.0 31
Mar 19 vs. Duke L, 71-64 1 40 2-12 16.7 0-5 0.0 4-4 100.0 8
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 13 vs. Fairfield W, 70-57 1 29 1 4 5 4 2 2.0 1 0 0 -
Nov 16 Sacred Heart W, 99-77 1 36 0 2 2 5 3 1.7 2 0 2 0
Nov 19 at Lehigh W, 79-67 1 29 0 1 1 1 2 0.5 1 0 3 -
Nov 22 at SMU L, 71-69 1 36 0 2 2 7 4 1.8 1 0 1 -
Nov 25 at Duke L, 80-61 1 36 1 3 4 8 3 2.7 0 0 1 -
Nov 29 at Albany L, 88-54 1 30 1 1 2 3 2 1.5 0 0 1 -
Dec 2 Bryant W, 79-40 1 27 0 3 3 6 2 3.0 0 0 1 0
Dec 5 Vermont W, 72-54 1 34 0 1 1 3 6 0.5 1 0 2 0
Dec 9 at Illinois L, 69-65 1 33 2 3 5 3 5 0.6 0 0 1 -
Dec 13 at Southern California L, 68-56 1 35 0 2 2 4 4 1.0 2 0 3 -
Dec 30 at Central Connecticut State W, 62-42 1 29 2 2 4 3 1 3.0 2 1 2 -
Jan 2 at Hartford W, 88-53 1 27 0 4 4 4 3 1.3 0 0 1 -
Jan 6 New Jersey Inst. of Technology W, 83-65 1 35 1 1 2 4 3 1.3 1 0 2 -
Jan 8 Daniel Webster W, 94-53 1 23 1 2 3 5 2 2.5 0 0 0 -
Jan 16 Brown W, 77-68 1 32 1 1 2 1 4 0.3 3 0 3 -
Jan 22 at Brown W, 90-66 1 30 0 1 1 4 3 1.3 1 0 1 -
Jan 29 Penn W, 81-58 1 28 0 2 2 5 2 2.5 0 0 2 -
Jan 30 Princeton W, 79-75 1 33 0 3 3 3 3 1.0 0 0 3 0
Feb 5 Columbia W, 86-72 1 36 0 2 2 3 4 0.8 0 0 1 -
Feb 6 Cornell W, 83-52 1 23 1 1 2 3 2 1.5 0 0 2 0
Feb 12 at Dartmouth W, 75-65 1 39 2 2 4 2 4 0.5 1 1 0 -
Feb 13 at Harvard W, 67-55 1 33 0 2 2 3 1 3.0 1 0 1 -
Feb 19 at Princeton L, 75-63 1 37 0 1 1 3 6 0.5 3 0 3 -
Feb 20 at Penn W, 79-58 1 36 0 4 4 4 2 2.0 1 0 2 -
Feb 26 Harvard W, 59-50 1 36 0 2 2 6 3 2.0 1 0 3 -
Feb 27 Dartmouth W, 76-71 1 40 1 1 2 2 4 0.5 0 0 3 -
Mar 4 at Cornell W, 88-64 1 24 0 4 4 4 3 1.3 0 0 3 -
Mar 5 at Columbia W, 71-55 1 35 0 2 2 1 2 0.5 3 0 2 -
Mar 17 vs. Baylor W, 79-75 1 39 0 6 6 4 2 2.0 0 0 2 -
Mar 19 vs. Duke L, 71-64 1 40 1 3 4 7 4 1.8 0 0 4 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 31 - 19.2 2.0-4.5 45.3 0.5-1.5 35.4 1.5-2.1 72.7 6.2
2015-16 30 30 32.7 5.4-12.6 42.7 1.8-5.1 35.7 3.5-4.3 80.6 16.0
2016-17 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
2017-18 1 - 21.0 2.0-6.0 33.3 2.0-3.0 66.7 2.0-5.0 40.0 8.0
Total 62 30 25.7 3.6-8.4 43.3 1.2-3.3 36.1 2.5-3.2 77.0 11.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 31 - 595 63-139 45.3 17-48 35.4 48-66 72.7 191
2015-16 30 30 980 161-377 42.7 55-154 35.7 104-129 80.6 481
2016-17 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
2017-18 1 - 21 2-6 33.3 2-3 66.7 2-5 40.0 8
Total 62 30 1596 226-522 43.3 74-205 36.1 154-200 77.0 680
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 31 - 19.2 4.2-9.3 45.3 1.1-3.2 35.4 3.2-4.4 72.7 12.8
2015-16 30 30 32.7 6.6-15.4 42.7 2.2-6.3 35.7 4.2-5.3 80.6 19.6
2016-17 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
2017-18 1 - 21.0 3.8-11.4 33.3 3.8-5.7 66.7 3.8-9.5 40.0 15.2
Total 62 30 25.7 5.7-13.1 43.3 1.9-5.1 36.1 3.9-5.0 77.0 17.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2014-15 31 - 19.2 0.5 1.8 2.2 1.7 0.0 1.6 1.1 1.5 0.6 0.1
2015-16 30 30 32.7 0.5 2.3 2.8 1.8 0.0 3.8 3.0 1.3 0.8 0.1
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 1 - 21.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Total 62 30 25.7 0.5 2.0 2.5 1.7 0.0 2.7 2.0 1.3 0.7 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 31 - 595 14 55 69 52 0 49 33 1.5 20 2
2015-16 30 30 980 15 68 83 55 0 115 91 1.3 25 2
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 1 - 21 0 0 0 0 - 1 1 1.0 0 0
Total 62 30 1596 29 123 152 107 0 165 125 1.3 45 4
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2014-15 31 - 19.2 0.9 3.7 4.6 3.5 0.0 3.3 2.2 1.5 1.3 0.1
2015-16 30 30 32.7 0.6 2.8 3.4 2.2 0.0 4.7 3.7 1.3 1.0 0.1
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 1 - 21.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.9 1.9 1.0 0.0 0.0
Total 62 30 25.7 0.7 3.1 3.8 2.7 0.0 4.1 3.1 1.3 1.1 0.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 30 30 32.7 5.4-12.6 42.7 1.8-5.1 35.7 3.5-4.3 80.6 16.0
Conference 14 14 33.0 5.4-12.9 41.4 2.2-5.4 40.8 2.9-3.6 78.4 15.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 12 31.9 5.5-12.2 44.9 2.5-5.3 46.9 2.9-3.5 83.3 16.4
Away 15 15 32.6 5.1-12.3 41.1 1.4-4.7 29.6 3.3-4.4 74.2 14.8
Neutral 3 3 36.0 6.3-15.0 42.2 1.3-6.3 21.1 6.7-7.0 95.2 20.7
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Wins 23 23 31.9 5.3-12.0 44.4 2.0-5.1 39.8 3.7-4.3 84.0 16.4
Losses 7 7 35.3 5.4-14.3 38.0 1.1-5.1 22.2 2.9-4.1 69.0 14.9
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November 6 6 32.7 5.0-12.3 40.5 1.5-4.7 32.1 5.3-7.2 74.4 16.8
December 5 5 31.6 6.0-12.8 46.9 1.6-4.8 33.3 1.8-2.2 81.8 15.4
January 7 7 29.7 5.0-11.1 44.9 2.0-4.6 43.8 2.9-4.0 71.4 14.9
February 8 8 35.0 5.2-12.9 40.8 2.1-5.5 38.6 3.1-3.5 89.3 15.8
March 4 4 34.5 6.0-14.5 41.4 1.8-6.5 26.9 4.5-4.8 94.7 18.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 30 30 980 161-377 42.7 55-154 35.7 104-129 80.6 481
Conference 14 14 462 75-181 41.4 31-76 40.8 40-51 78.4 221
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 12 12 383 66-147 44.9 30-64 46.9 35-42 83.3 197
Away 15 15 489 76-185 41.1 21-71 29.6 49-66 74.2 222
Neutral 3 3 108 19-45 42.2 4-19 21.1 20-21 95.2 62
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Wins 23 23 733 123-277 44.4 47-118 39.8 84-100 84.0 377
Losses 7 7 247 38-100 38.0 8-36 22.2 20-29 69.0 104
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November 6 6 196 30-74 40.5 9-28 32.1 32-43 74.4 101
December 5 5 158 30-64 46.9 8-24 33.3 9-11 81.8 77
January 7 7 208 35-78 44.9 14-32 43.8 20-28 71.4 104
February 8 8 280 42-103 40.8 17-44 38.6 25-28 89.3 126
March 4 4 138 24-58 41.4 7-26 26.9 18-19 94.7 73
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 30 30 32.7 6.6-15.4 42.7 2.2-6.3 35.7 4.2-5.3 80.6 19.6
Conference 14 14 33.0 6.5-15.7 41.4 2.7-6.6 40.8 3.5-4.4 78.4 19.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 12 31.9 6.9-15.4 44.9 3.1-6.7 46.9 3.7-4.4 83.3 20.6
Away 15 15 32.6 6.2-15.1 41.1 1.7-5.8 29.6 4.0-5.4 74.2 18.2
Neutral 3 3 36.0 7.0-16.7 42.2 1.5-7.0 21.1 7.4-7.8 95.2 23.0
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Wins 23 23 31.9 6.7-15.1 44.4 2.6-6.4 39.8 4.6-5.5 84.0 20.6
Losses 7 7 35.3 6.2-16.2 38.0 1.3-5.8 22.2 3.2-4.7 69.0 16.8
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November 6 6 32.7 6.1-15.1 40.5 1.8-5.7 32.1 6.5-8.8 74.4 20.6
December 5 5 31.6 7.6-16.2 46.9 2.0-6.1 33.3 2.3-2.8 81.8 19.5
January 7 7 29.7 6.7-15.0 44.9 2.7-6.2 43.8 3.8-5.4 71.4 20.0
February 8 8 35.0 6.0-14.7 40.8 2.4-6.3 38.6 3.6-4.0 89.3 18.0
March 4 4 34.5 7.0-16.8 41.4 2.0-7.5 26.9 5.2-5.5 94.7 21.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 30 30 32.7 0.5 2.3 2.8 1.8 0.0 3.8 3.0 1.3 0.8 0.1
Conference 14 14 33.0 0.4 2.0 2.4 2.1 0.0 3.1 3.1 1.0 1.0 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 31.9 0.4 1.8 2.2 2.0 0.0 3.8 3.2 1.2 0.7 0.0
Away 15 15 32.6 0.5 2.3 2.8 1.7 - 3.6 3.0 1.2 1.1 0.1
Neutral 3 3 36.0 0.7 4.3 5.0 2.0 - 5.0 2.7 1.9 0.3 0.0
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Wins 23 23 31.9 0.4 2.3 2.7 1.8 0.0 3.5 2.7 1.3 0.8 0.1
Losses 7 7 35.3 0.7 2.1 2.9 2.0 - 5.0 4.0 1.3 0.9 0.0
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November 6 6 32.7 0.5 2.2 2.7 1.3 0.0 4.7 2.7 1.8 0.8 0.0
December 5 5 31.6 0.8 2.2 3.0 1.8 0.0 3.8 3.6 1.1 1.0 0.2
January 7 7 29.7 0.4 2.0 2.4 1.7 0.0 3.7 2.9 1.3 0.7 0.0
February 8 8 35.0 0.5 1.9 2.4 1.9 0.0 3.3 3.3 1.0 0.9 0.1
March 4 4 34.5 0.3 3.8 4.0 2.8 - 4.0 2.8 1.5 0.8 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 30 30 980 15 68 83 55 0 115 91 1.3 25 2
Conference 14 14 462 5 28 33 29 0 44 43 1.0 14 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 383 5 21 26 24 0 46 38 1.2 8 0
Away 15 15 489 8 34 42 25 - 54 45 1.2 16 2
Neutral 3 3 108 2 13 15 6 - 15 8 1.9 1 0
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Wins 23 23 733 10 53 63 41 0 80 63 1.3 19 2
Losses 7 7 247 5 15 20 14 - 35 28 1.3 6 0
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November 6 6 196 3 13 16 8 0 28 16 1.8 5 0
December 5 5 158 4 11 15 9 0 19 18 1.1 5 1
January 7 7 208 3 14 17 12 0 26 20 1.3 5 0
February 8 8 280 4 15 19 15 0 26 26 1.0 7 1
March 4 4 138 1 15 16 11 - 16 11 1.5 3 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 30 30 32.7 0.6 2.8 3.4 2.2 0.0 4.7 3.7 1.3 1.0 0.1
Conference 14 14 33.0 0.4 2.4 2.9 2.5 0.0 3.8 3.7 1.0 1.2 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 12 31.9 0.5 2.2 2.7 2.5 0.0 4.8 4.0 1.2 0.8 0.0
Away 15 15 32.6 0.7 2.8 3.4 2.0 0.0 4.4 3.7 1.2 1.3 0.2
Neutral 3 3 36.0 0.7 4.8 5.6 2.2 0.0 5.6 3.0 1.9 0.4 0.0
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Wins 23 23 31.9 0.5 2.9 3.4 2.2 0.0 4.4 3.4 1.3 1.0 0.1
Losses 7 7 35.3 0.8 2.4 3.2 2.3 0.0 5.7 4.5 1.3 1.0 0.0
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November 6 6 32.7 0.6 2.7 3.3 1.6 0.0 5.7 3.3 1.8 1.0 0.0
December 5 5 31.6 1.0 2.8 3.8 2.3 0.0 4.8 4.6 1.1 1.3 0.3
January 7 7 29.7 0.6 2.7 3.3 2.3 0.0 5.0 3.8 1.3 1.0 0.0
February 8 8 35.0 0.6 2.1 2.7 2.1 0.0 3.7 3.7 1.0 1.0 0.1
March 4 4 34.5 0.3 4.3 4.6 3.2 0.0 4.6 3.2 1.5 0.9 0.0