2018-19 Yale Men's Basketball News

  • 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.
  • Six Score In Double Figures, Bulldogs Hold Off Lehigh In Home Opener
    December 05, 2018
    The wait for the home opener proved well worth it for the Bulldogs. Trey Phills and Miye Oni each scored 20 points to lead six in double figures as Yale knocked off Lehigh 97-87 at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
  • Ivy Madness Presale Tickets Set for December 11 at 10 a.m.
    December 04, 2018
    Tickets to the 2019 Ivy League Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments will be available to select groups beginning Tuesday, December 11 at 10 a.m. Full information is available at IvyMadness.com.
  • Home Opener Is Here; Bulldogs Host Lehigh
    December 04, 2018
    After traveling more than 20,000 miles, during which they won three of five games, including two against power conference opponents, the Bulldogs’ home opener has finally arrived. Yale hosts Lehigh on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at the John J. Lee Amphitheater. ESPN+ has the video with Evan Ellis and Josh Hess on the call.
  • Oni Named Ivy League Player Of Week
    December 03, 2018
    Miye Oni, who scored a career-high 29 points in Yale’s 77-73 victory over Miami on Saturday, has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week. Oni was 10-of-15 from the field and added six rebounds in 38 stellar minutes as the Bulldogs knocked off the Hurricanes of the ACC.
  • Second Half Rally Helps Yale Stun Miami
    December 01, 2018
    Miye Oni scored 29 points and Paul Atkinson added 17 as the Bulldogs rallied from a 15-point second-half deficit to stun Miami 77-73 at American Airlines Arena.
  • Phills Named Senior Class Award Candidate
    November 30, 2018
    Trey Phills, who has excelled at Yale both on and off the court, has been selected as one of 30 candidates for the 2018-19 Senior CLASS Award® in men’s collegiate basketball.
  • Road Stretch Concludes In Miami
    November 29, 2018
    Yale is headed to South Florida for the Hoophall Miami Invitational. The Bulldogs face the University of Miami on Saturday in the fourth game of day at American Airlines Arena, the home of the Miami Heat. Tip is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ESPN3 has the video with Dave LaMont and Dalen Cuff on the call.
  • Yale Rolls Over Bryant 103-61
    November 28, 2018
    Yale excelled in the three phases of the game that matter most to James Jones, The Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954 Head Coach of the Bulldogs – defense, rebounding and sharing the ball. It didn’t hurt that Yale shot lights out either. The result was a 103-61 dismantling of Bryant at the Chace Athletic Center.
  • Bulldogs Set For Short Trip To Bryant
    November 27, 2018
    After a rare weekend off, the Bulldogs are back at it on Wednesday when they make a short trip up I-95 to Smithfield, R.I., where they will face the Bryant Bulldogs. Tip off at the Chace Athletic Center is slated for 7 p.m. NEC Front Row has the video with Jon Wallach and Chris Burns on the call.
  • Vermont Edges Yale 79-70
    November 21, 2018
    Yale ran into a talented offensive team on top of its game Wednesday night. One player in particular stood out. Anthony Lamb scored 34 points, grabbed seven rebounds and had four blocks to lift Vermont to a 79-70 victory over the Bulldogs before a loud near capacity crowd at Patrick Gym.
  • New England Rivals Meet Wednesday In Burlington
    November 20, 2018
    Two of New England’s most successful programs in recent years will meet on Wednesday. Yale, which has won 98 games and two Ivy League titles over the last five years, plays at Vermont, which has made 10 straight postseason appearances. Tip off at Patrick Gym is slated for 7 p.m. ESPN+ has the video.
  • Bulldogs Drop Double Overtime Heartbreaker At Memphis
    November 17, 2018
    Yale nearly pulled off a second straight signature win to open the season. In fact, the Bulldogs probably deserved a better fate against Memphis. Instead, the Tigers escaped with a 109-102 double overtime victory before a very nervous crowd of 14,656 at FedEx Forum, spoiling a very strong effort from the Bulldogs.
  • Bulldogs Back On Road At Memphis
    November 15, 2018
    Yale won’t have to travel nearly as far for its second game of the season. After opening with an impressive 76-59 win over California in the Pac-12 China Game in Shanghai last weekend, the Bulldogs will have a much shorter flight to Tennessee to meet Memphis on Saturday. Tipoff at FedEx Forum is slated for 8 p.m. EST and video is available on ESPN3.
  • Bulldogs In China: A Trip Of A Lifetime
    November 12, 2018
    Our amazing journey to China has come to an end. The team arrived back on campus late Sunday night with a lifetime of memories. And also a victory – 76-59 over California on Saturday. This trip, though, was about more than basketball. It was about learning Chinese culture, history and business and sharing with the Chinese citizens the value of education and athletics.
  • Bulldogs Dominate Cal In Pac 12 China Game
    November 09, 2018
    Yale capped an unforgettable week in China with a dominant performance vs. California. Miye Oni and Azar Swain scored 16 points apiece to lead a balanced Bulldog attack in a 76-59 win over the Bears in the fourth annual Pac-12 China Game.
  • Bulldogs Ready To Face Cal In Pac-12 China Game
    November 08, 2018
    It was another memorable day in China for the Yale men’s basketball team. It started with a visit with children from the Yao Ming Foundation at Shanghai Disneyland.
  • Bulldogs In China – An exhibition Victory And A Trip To Alibaba
    November 07, 2018
    The Yale men’s basketball team is opening up the 2018-19 season on the other side of the world. The Bulldogs are playing the University of California on Saturday at noon (11 p.m. Friday night in New Haven) in Shanghai in the Pac-12 China Game. The team arrived on Sunday night and leading up to the game will be educated about the business, history and culture of China. Periodically during the trip, the student-athletes will share their experiences.
  • Bulldogs Roll To Exhibition Victory In China
    November 06, 2018
    A big third quarter lifted Yale to a 93-84 victory over a Chinese University All-Star team in an exhibition game before a big crowd at the Suzhou New District Cultural & Sports Center. The Bulldogs, who are in China preparing for Saturday’s season opener against Cal in the Pac-12 China Game, outscored the Chinese All Stars 37-21 in the third quarter.
  • Bulldogs In China – Copeland Recaps Day One
    November 05, 2018
    The Yale men’s basketball team is opening up the 2018-19 season on the other side of the world. The Bulldogs are playing the University of California on Saturday at noon (11 p.m. Friday night in New Haven) in Shanghai in the Pac-12 China Game. The team arrived on Sunday night and leading up to the game will be educated about the business, history and culture of China. Periodically during the trip, the student-athletes will share their experiences.
  • Crossman Joins Staff As Director of Basketball Operations
    November 02, 2018
    Rey Crossman, who spent the last three seasons as an assistant coach at Skidmore, has joined James Jones’ staff as the director of basketball operations.
  • Bulldogs Set To Embark On Trip To China
    November 02, 2018
    The Yale men’s basketball team is taking a trip of a lifetime to kick off the 2018-19 season. The Bulldogs are headed to Shanghai, China, to meet the University of California in the Pac-12 China Game on Nov. 10 at noon [Nov. 9 at 11 p.m. in New Haven] at Baoshan Arena. ESPNU will air the game live.
  • Bulldogs Earn First-Place Vote, Picked Third In Ivy League Preseason Poll
    October 16, 2018
    The Ivy League preseason prognosticators once again expect Yale to be right in the thick of the race for the Ivy title. The Bulldogs received one first-place vote and were selected third with 115 points in the annual preseason poll, released today.
  • Bulldogs To Host Free Clinic For New Haven Public School Students
    October 02, 2018
    The Yale men’s basketball team is proud to host New Haven Community Day on Sunday Oct. 28 at the Lanman Center inside Payne Whitney Gym. The Bulldogs will put on a free clinic from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for New Haven public school children and their parents. The clinic is open to children in grades 6 and under.
  • Trips To Duke & China Highlight 2018-19 Schedule
    August 01, 2018
    It will be another busy season of travel for the Yale men’s basketball team. The Bulldogs will head to all parts of the country during non-conference play, including south to face Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium and Miami at American Airlines Arena. There are also trips to the Midwest (Memphis), the West Coast (Cal State Northridge) and Northern New England (Vermont). And, oh by the way, the season kicks off with a journey to the other side of the world to face California in the Pac 12 China Game in Shanghai.
  • Jones Welcomes Five In Class Of 2022
    July 03, 2018
    James Jones, The Joel E. Smilow, Class of 1954 Head Coach of the Yale men’s basketball team, will welcome five talented newcomers in 2018-19. Matthue Cotton, Eze Dike, Michael Feinberg, Isaiah Kelly and Jake Lanford all bring strong credentials.