MEN’S BASKETBALL LIVEBLOG: Elis take on Columbia
Looking to stay undefeated in Ivy play, the Yale Bulldogs (13–6, 2-0 Ivy) begin their New York road trip tonight against the Columbia Lions (9–7, 1-1 Ivy) at Levien Gymnasium. Follow along as the News covers the first-place Elis live.
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Elis hit the road for Columbia, Cornell
With the first full weekend of Ivy action on tap, the Yale men’s basketball team finds itself perched atop the Ancient Eight with seven teams gunning for them. Two of those clubs will have a chance to dethrone the Elis this weekend, as Yale travels to New York to square off against Columbia and Cornell.
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Powerful offense led by dynamic duo
The men’s basketball team boasts the highest-powered offense in the Ivy League, which has helped the Bulldogs to an undefeated start in conference play. That stellar offense, in turn, has been largely due to the play of point guard Javier Duren ’15 and forward Justin Sears ’16.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Simpson steps up for Elis
When Yale women’s basketball captain Sarah Halejian ’15 tore her ACL, putting her out of competition for the season, the Bulldogs despaired — but little did they know that guard Tamara Simpson ’18 would step up to the plate and help the Elis secure wins in their first two Ivy games.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Offense reaches new heights
A week after the Yale women’s basketball team defeated Brown at home, it repeated history on Brown’s home court 79–69 on Friday thanks to a season-high 66.7 percent shooting from the field in the second half.
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Duren’s dagger saves Bulldogs
Rarely can a basketball game be described as ugly, disjointed, enthralling and heroic all at once, but those terms only begin to paint the picture of the Yale men’s basketball team’s 69–65 victory over Brown on Saturday.
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale looks to stay hot
The men’s basketball team is hoping to complete a sweep of Brown this weekend in the second stage of their home-and-home series after a dominant performance last weekend to open the Ivy League season.