BOOLA BOOLA | Mangano ’12 makes First Team All-Ivy

Men’s basketball team center Greg Mangano ’12 helped his team to third place in the Ivy League and was rewarded for his efforts on Tuesday. Mangano was unanimously elected to the First Team All-Ivy. He finished his junior season as the first Yale player to average a double-double (16.3 points and 10.0 rebounds) since Chris […]

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BOOLA BOOLA | Yale to host bid-determining game

The Yale men’s basketball team’s season ended this weekend with a 87–81 double-overtime win at Columbia and a 68–55 loss at Cornell, but the John J. Lee Amphitheater will host one more Ivy League contest. The Princeton Tigers (24–6, 12–2 Ivy) will face off with the Harvard Crimson (23–5, 12–2) Saturday at 4 p.m. on […]

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M. BASKETBALL | Two last games

After a thrilling weekend that included an emotional Senior Night victory over Harvard, 70–69, the men’s basketball team’s season will come to an end this Saturday in upstate New York. The Bulldogs (14–12, 7–5 Ivy) will travel to the Big Apple for a Friday night matchup with the Columbia Lions (14–12, 5–7) before meeting the […]

M. BASKETBALL | Yale beats Harvard in thriller

The men’s basketball team’s overtime thriller with Dartmouth and “Senior Night” battle against Harvard will be remembered by its participants for a long time. The Bulldogs (14–12, 7–5 Ivy) beat Dartmouth (5–21, 1–11) 79–75 in overtime with the help of 19 points from point guard Porter Braswell ’11. One night later, a Jeremiah Kreisberg ’14 […]

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M. BASKETBALL | Senior Night and Harvard on tap for Bulldogs

The men’s basketball team lost to Harvard two weeks ago, but it will get a chance at revenge Saturday night. The Bulldogs (12–12, 5–5 Ivy) will host the Dartmouth Big Green (5–19, 1–9) Friday night. Yale will then face the Harvard Crimson (20–4, 8–1), the highest-ranked team remaining on the Bulldogs’ schedule, at the John […]

M. BASKETBALL | Strong defense buoys Bulldogs

The men’s basketball team has had an up and down season, but strong defensive performances have been a constant. The Bulldogs (12–12, 5–5 Ivy) are coming off of a weekend in which they lost 58–51 to Princeton (20–5, 8–1) but held the Tigers to a season-low 31.6 percent field goal shooting. On the season, Yale […]

M. BASKETBALL | Losses sink Elis to fourth

The men’s basketball team had a tough weekend at home. The Bulldogs (12–12, 5–5 Ivy) could not dig themselves out of halftime deficits and fell 58–51 to Princeton and 60–58 to Penn. Yale center Greg Mangano ’12 set the school single-season blocks record, but turnovers were the issue against Princeton. Against Penn, a last second […]

M. BASKETBALL | Killer P’s coming to town

The men’s basketball team will get a chance to avenge a few losses this weekend at the John J. Lee Amphitheater. The Bulldogs (12–10, 5–3 Ivy) will play host to the conference leading Princeton Tigers (19–4, 7–0) on Friday before hosting the Penn Quakers (9–12, 3–4) Saturday night. The Elis lost 67–63 at Princeton and […]

M. BASKETBALL | Turnovers costly against Harvard

The men’s basketball team had its first weekend split of conference play, but maintained its third-place spot in the Ivy League. On Friday, the Bulldogs (12–10, 5–3 Ivy) committed 18 turnovers in a narrow 78–75 loss at Harvard (18–4, 7–1). But they rebounded a night later as center Greg Mangano ’12 scored 30 points to […]

M. BASKETBALL | Showdowns with Harvard, Dartmouth loom

A Harvard-Yale sporting event always features a lot of anticipation and excitement, but in a matchup of two of the Ivy League’s best men’s basketball teams, there are more than just bragging rights on the line. The Bulldogs (11–9, 4–2 Ivy) will head to Cambridge for a Friday night matchup with the Harvard Crimson (16–4, […]

M. BASKETBALL | Bulldogs return to their winning ways

It was a weekend the men’s basketball team will not soon forget. The Bulldogs (11–9, 4–2 Ivy) edged Cornell (5–15, 1–5) 71–70 Friday night and defeated Columbia (12–8, 3–3) 72–67 a night later. An exhilarating two-minute comeback helped the Bulldogs erase a 10-point deficit to beat the Big Red. Against the Lions, the Bulldogs managed […]