2018-19 Yale Men's Basketball News

  • Winning Streak At Five After 98-92 Win At Cornell
    February 16, 2019
    Yale got a big game from its post players and needed every basket. Paul Atkinson scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Jordan Bruner added 22 points and eight rebounds as the Bulldogs completed another weekend sweep with a 98-92 victory over Cornell before a big crowd at Newman Arena.
  • Bulldogs Excel Late, Top Columbia 70-64
    February 15, 2019
    Yale again executed very well down the stretch and the result was another important victory. Miye Oni scored 20 points and Alex Copeland added 19, including four in the final 2:41, as the Bulldogs edged Columbia 70-64 at Levien Gym.
  • First-Place Bulldogs Set For Weekend In New York
    February 14, 2019
    The Bulldogs reach the midpoint of Ivy League play when they visit Columbia and Cornell this weekend. Yale meets the Lions on Friday night in New York City and then has a Saturday night date at Cornell. Both games tip at 7 p.m. and can be viewed on ESPN+. Friday’s game also will be televised on SNY.
  • Oni Honored After Big Weekend
    February 11, 2019
    Miye Oni’s magnificent performances in Yale’s weekend sweep of Princeton and Penn has earned him quite a bit of recognition. Oni was named the Lou Henson National Mid Major Player of the Week by CollegeInsider.com and not surprisingly was selected as the Ivy League Player of the Week.
  • Yale Topples Penn 78-65 To Complete Weekend Sweep
    February 09, 2019
    Miye Oni led four players in double figures with 21 points as Yale completed a weekend sweep with a 78-65 victory over Penn at Lee Amphitheater. Alex Copeland added 15 points, Blake Reynolds scored 13 and Jordan Bruner had 12.
  • Oni Scores 35 As Bulldogs Knock Off Princeton 74-60
    February 08, 2019
    It was a second straight career night for Miye Oni. Oni scored 35 points as Yale handed Princeton its first Ivy League loss, 74-60, before a big and enthusiastic crowd at the John J. Lee Amphitheater. The performance came less than a week after he scored 31 points in a win at Dartmouth.
  • Princeton, Penn Visit On Alumni Weekend
    February 06, 2019
    The friendly confines of Lee Amphitheatre have been very kind to Yale this season. The Bulldogs are 6-0 in the historic arena, and they’ll get the chance to improve on that when Princeton and Penn visit this weekend. Yale hosts first-place Princeton on Friday and defending Ivy League champion Penn on Saturday. Tipoff both nights is slated for 7 p.m. ESPN+ has video of each game with John Ryan (play-by-play) and Josh Hess (analyst) on the call.
  • Oni Scores 31, Bulldogs Rout Dartmouth
    February 02, 2019
    Yale’s offense is back on track. Miye Oni scored a career-high 31 points, and Blake Reynolds and Jordan Bruner added 17 points apiece as the Bulldogs shot nearly 54 percent from the field in cruising to an 89-68 victory over Dartmouth at Leede Arena.
  • Eight-Game Winning Streak Ends At Harvard
    February 01, 2019
    A rare off night from the field doomed Yale in a 65-49 loss at Harvard before a full house at Lavietes Pavilion. The Bulldogs shot just 30.5 percent from the field, well below their Ivy League leading average, and saw their eight-game winning streak come to an end.
  • Trip To Harvard, Dartmouth On Tap
    January 31, 2019
    The first full weekend of Ivy League play has the Bulldogs on the road, traveling to Harvard on Friday and Dartmouth on Saturday. Tip on both nights is slated for 7 p.m. Friday’s game at Harvard will be televised nationally on ESPNU with Doug Sherman (play-by-play) and Julianne Viani (analyst) on the call. Saturday’s game at Dartmouth can be seen on ESPN+.
  • Jones Earns 300th Career Victory, Bulldogs Complete Sweep Of Brown
    January 25, 2019
    Alex Copeland scored 19 points to lead three players in double figures as Yale earned a hard-fought 79-71 victory over Brown before a big crowd on Youth Day at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
  • Bulldogs Host Brown On Youth Day
    January 24, 2019
    The start of Ivy League play did not cool off the red-hot Bulldogs. Yale earned its seventh straight win, knocking off Brown 70-67 last Friday in Providence in the Ivy opener. The same two teams meet again Friday, this time in the friendly confines of the John J. Lee Amphitheater on Youth Day. Tipoff is slated for 7 p.m. and ESPN+ has the video. John Ryan ’14 and Josh Hess are on the call.
  • Bulldogs Win At Brown In Ivy Opener
    January 19, 2019
    Yale’s Ivy League opener came down to the final possession. The way the league is shaping up, it likely won’t be the last time. If the result is the same, that will be just fine with the Bulldogs. Alex Copeland scored 14 points, one of four players in double figures, as Yale won its Ivy opener for the sixth straight year, knocking off Brown 70-67 at the Pizzitola Center.
  • Ivy League Play Kicks Off At Brown
    January 18, 2019
    Two red hot teams meet on Saturday to kickoff Ivy League play. Yale, which has won six straight games and nine of its last 10, meets Brown, which also is riding a six-game winning streak. Tipoff at the Pizzitola Center in Providence is slated for 3:30 p.m. The game is being televised by NESN and video is available on ESPN+.
  • Oni Named To Lou Henson Award Watch List
    January 11, 2019
    Miye Oni’s outstanding junior season is earning him some national attention. In the last week, he has been the subject of feature stories in Forbes and the Los Angeles Daily News. His most recent honor is being named to the Mid-Season Watch List for the Lou Henson Award, presented annually by CollegeInsider.com to the nation’s top mid-major player.
  • Jones Receives Polly Sweeten Award
    January 09, 2019
    James Jones has led Yale to considerable success on the court as the Joel E. Smilow Head Coach of the Bulldogs. He also has been very generous with his time in the New Haven community. On Monday he was presented with the Polly Sweeten Excellence in Sports Award at the 11th Annual Farnam Community Sports Celebrity Breakfast held at Seasons.
  • College Sports Madness Names Bruner Ivy Player Of Week
    January 08, 2019
    Jordan Bruner, who averaged 14.5 points, 12.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists in a pair of Yale victories, was selected as the Ivy League Player of the Week by CollegeSportsMadness.com.
  • Oni Scores 1,000th Career Point; Bulldogs Roll
    January 08, 2019
    Miye Oni got the preliminaries over quickly. Oni’s second basket of the game, a dunk with 17:32 left in the first half, put him over the 1,000-career point mark. From there, the Bulldogs went about taking care of the more important task – finishing non-conference play on a positive note.
  • Non-Conference Play Wraps Up Tuesday At Home
    January 07, 2019
    Yale wraps up non-conference play by hosting Skidmore on Tuesday. Tip off at the John J. Lee Amphitheater is slated for 7 p.m. ESPN+ has the video with John Ryan and Josh Hess on the call.
  • Yale Extends Winning Streak To Five With Overtime Victory At CSUN
    January 05, 2019
    Five Bulldogs scored in double figures to lead Yale to a thrilling 94-90 overtime victory over Cal State Northridge before a crowd of 1,138 at the Matadome that included a number of Yale fans. Jordan Bruner scored 18 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, and Blake Reynolds added 18 points and seven rebounds to lead the Bulldogs. Miye Oni (16 points), Alex Copeland (14) and Paul Atkinson (12) also finished in double figures.
  • Bulldogs Out West To Face Cal State Northridge
    January 04, 2019
    Yale’s final trip before the start of Ivy League play is a long one. And why wouldn’t it be. The Bulldogs have already racked up quite a few frequent flyer miles, with games in China, Miami, Duke and Memphis under their belts. Yale is in Southern California to face Cal State Northridge on Saturday. Tipoff is slated for 10 p.m. EST (7 p.m. West Coast Time) at the Matadome. BigWest.TV has the video.
  • Five In Double Figures As Bulldogs Rout Kennesaw State
    January 02, 2019
    Yale is looking more and more ready for the start of Ivy League play with each passing game. The latest example was a dominant 92-65 win over Kennesaw State at the John J. Lee Amphitheater. Alex Copeland and Paul Atkinson led five Bulldogs in double figures with 16 points apiece. Miye Oni added 15 points, four rebounds and six assists and Azar Swain had 13 points off the bench.
  • Visit From Kennesaw State Kicks Off New Year
    December 31, 2018
    Yale welcomes in the new year with a visit from Kennesaw State on Wednesday at the John J. Lee Amphitheater. The Owls, who compete in the Atlantic Sun conference, will be making their first trip to New Haven. Tipoff is slated for 7 p.m., and ESPN+ has the video with John Ryan and Frank Maturo on the call.
  • Atkinson Scores Career-High 23 Points; Yale’s Winning Streak At Three
    December 22, 2018
    Yale will take a bunch of positive momentum into the holiday break. Paul Atkinson scored a career-high 23 points as the Bulldogs won their third straight game, knocking off Iona 99-84 in a Saturday matinee at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
  • Bulldogs Stay Hot, Topple Monmouth 66-58
    December 20, 2018
    An eight-day break for final exams did nothing to cool off the Bulldogs. Azar Swain scored 10 of his 14 points in the second half, including hitting three clutch three-pointers, as Yale knocked off Monmouth 66-58 at the OceanFirst Bank Center.
  • Bulldogs Visit Monmouth, Host Iona
    December 18, 2018
    After an eight-day break for exams, the Bulldogs wrap up the 2018 portion of the schedule this week with a pair of games against MAAC opponents. Yale travels to Monmouth on Thursday for a 7 p.m. tip and then is back in the friendly confines of the John J. Lee Amphitheater to host a Saturday matinee with Iona at 2 p.m. Video of both games is available on ESPN+.
  • Bulldogs Take Down Albany 71-63
    December 11, 2018
    Yale’s depth was once again on display in Tuesday’s 71-63 victory over Albany at the John J. Lee Amphitheater. Playing without leading scorer Miye Oni, who was under the weather, the Bulldogs got contributions from a number of sources to earn a victory in their final game before taking a break for final exams.
  • Albany Visits Lee Amphitheater Tuesday
    December 10, 2018
    The Bulldogs close out the pre-exam portion of the schedule when they host Albany on Tuesday night. Tipoff at the John J. Lee Amphitheater is slated for 7 p.m. ESPN+ has the video with Evan Ellis and Frank Maturo ‘80 on the call.
  • No. 3 Duke Tops Yale
    December 08, 2018
    There is little doubt that Duke features one of the top first-year classes in all of college basketball. The talent was on full display against Yale on Saturday. Rookies RJ Barrett, Zion Williamson and Cam Reddish combined for 60 points, 18 rebounds and 13 assists as the Blue Devils, ranked third in the nation, topped the Bulldogs 91-58 before a full house of 9,314 at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
  • Big Challenge At No. 3 Duke Awaits Bulldogs
    December 06, 2018
    For the second straight Saturday, Yale will get a crack at an ACC opponent. The first went quite well. The Bulldogs knocked off Miami 77-73 in the Hoophall Invitational, earning themselves some national attention. They’ll get an opportunity to make an even bigger statement this Saturday when they travel to Cameron Indoor Stadium to face No. 3 Duke. Tip is slated for 5:30 p.m. and the game will air nationally on ESPN with Doug Sherman and Jordan Cornette on the call.
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