W. BASKETBALL | Strong play not enough

The women’s basketball team got two career nights out of their players this weekend, but hot shooting from their opponents doused the Bulldogs’ flame. The Bulldogs (10-14, 3-7 Ivy ) fell to the Big Red 80-62 on Friday and the next day lost 77-61 to the Lions, which mathematically eliminated Yale from contention for the […]

W. BASKETBALL | Down but not out

After this weekend, the Ivy league women’s basketball standings should come into focus. With only six games left in the season, the Elis are down but not yet mathematically out in their quest for their first Ivy title since the 1978-’79 season. But to win the Ancient Eight, they will need a lot of help […]

W. BASKETBALL | Win one, lose one

PHILADELPHIA — On Valentine’s Day weekend, the women’s basketball team provided plenty of drama at Princeton, right up until they secured lead in the last seconds, but then had their hearts broken at Penn. The split games were deceptive, especially given the 62-46 final score against the Quakers, because the Bulldogs (10-12, 3-5 Ivy) played […]

W. BASKETBALL | Bulldogs take on Killer P’s

After finishing a home stand of games against some of the Ivy League’s elite, the women’s basketball team will pack its bags and take on the challenge of playing on the road this weekend. In the last three games, the Elis (9-11, 2-4 Ivy) dropped tough games to Harvard (12-7, 4-1), Dartmouth (10-9, 5-0) and […]

W. BASKETBALL | Elis fall to top two teams

Change is coming — it’s just not here yet. After a listless loss to Cornell the previous weekend, the Bulldogs (9-11, 2-4 Ivy) pumped up the effort and energy this weekend but ultimately came just short of upsetting first-ranked Dartmouth (10-9, 5-0), ending the game at 51-42. They also fell 70-63 to second-ranked Harvard (12-7, […]

W. BASKETBALL | Big test awaits

The Bulldogs will face their biggest test of the young Ivy League season this weekend. After edging out a win against Columbia and then getting blown off the court by Cornell last weekend, Yale (9-9, 2-2 Ivy) will face its toughest conference foes yet with games against Harvard (10-7, 2-1) and Dartmouth (8-9, 3-0) this […]

W. BASKETBALL | Highs and lows for Elis

A couple more weekends like this and a doctor might have enough evidence to diagnose the Bulldogs with multiple personality disorder. After playing a smart and efficient game down the stretch to pull off a 63-61 win over Columbia (9-9, 2-2 Ivy) on Friday, the Elis (9-9, 2-2) didn’t even show up against Cornell (7-9, […]

W. BASKETBALL | Killer C’s visit Yale

Coming off of their easiest win of the season last weekend, a 34-point rout of Brown, the Bulldogs will try to build on their momentum as they host a pair of Ivy League games this weekend. Yale (8-8, 1-1 Ivy) lost a last-second game to Brown in its Ivy opener, but upped the intensity to […]

W. BASKETBALL | Brown and out: Elis dominate

After this weekend, Webster’s Dictionary may have to update its definition of revenge with a picture of the Bulldogs. After losing by two to Brown (3-13, 1-1 Ivy) at home last week, the Elis (8-8, 1-1) dialed up the intensity in Providence, R.I., on Friday night and steamrolled the Bears for a 34-point victory, 71-37. […]

W. BASKETBALL | For Bulldogs, it’s time to Bear down

With the bitter taste of defeat still lingering, the Bulldogs will head to Providence, R.I., tonight, hungry for revenge. After dropping a 64-62 contest against Brown (3-12, 1-0 Ivy) at home last week, a game in which Yale (7-8, 0-1) trailed by as much as 17 points before tying the game in the final minutes, […]

W. BASKETBALL | Close loss at Lee Amphitheater

In the span of 2.8 seconds, the Bulldogs went from the Comeback Kids to the Heartbreak Kids. After being down by as many as 17 points in the second half, Yale (7-8, 0-1 Ivy) rallied all the way back to tie Brown, (3-12, 1-0) last Friday night, at 62 a piece. But with just 45 […]

W. BASKETBALL | These games count

Toss the warm-ups in the bin — the real season is about to begin. With a home game against Brown tonight at 7 p.m., the Bulldogs will finally begin the crucial Ivy League portion of its season. After battling to a 7-7 record in the non-conference season, including stunning wins against preseason Top 25 teams […]