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MEN’S BASKETBALL: Bulldogs look to dethrone Harvard

February 6, 2015
A pivotal weekend looms ahead for the conference-leading Yale men’s basketball team, which returns home to face Dartmouth and second-place Harvard with an opportunity to separate itself from the rest of the Ivy League.
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MEN’S BASKETBALL: Duke on tap for Yale in 2015–16

February 5, 2015
In the midst of what appears to be its best chance to dance in March in years, the Yale men’s basketball team is already building its profile for the 2015–16 season, with recent confirmation that the Bulldogs will face the University of Southern California, Southern Methodist University and, most notably, perennial powerhouse Duke.
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MEN’S BASKETBALL: Sears talks improvement, goals

February 3, 2015
Justin Sears ’16 has been a crucial piece for the first place men’s basketball team that remains undefeated in conference play.
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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Six straight for Bulldogs

February 2, 2015
The Yale women’s basketball team vaulted over 0.500 for the first time this season by defeating Columbia 55–47 and Cornell 60–53. The Bulldogs’ victory against Cornell marked the team’s sixth straight win, making Yale 4–0 in the Ivy League.
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MEN’S BASKETBALL: Bulldogs stay undefeated

February 2, 2015
The Yale men’s basketball team reminded everyone why it belongs at the top of the Ivy League by sweeping its New York road trip this past weekend, remaining undefeated in conference play.
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MEN’S BASKETBALL LIVEBLOG: Elis take on Columbia

January 30, 2015
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.
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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale hopes to keep streak alive

January 30, 2015
Currently riding a season-best four-game winning streak, the Yale women’s basketball team will host Columbia and Cornell at home on Friday and Sunday.
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MEN’S BASKETBALL: Elis hit the road for Columbia, Cornell

January 30, 2015
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.
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MEN’S BASKETBALL: Powerful offense led by dynamic duo

January 29, 2015
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.
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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Simpson steps up for Elis

January 28, 2015
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.
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MEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale hoops, by the numbers

January 28, 2015
The numbers corroborate the standings: The Elis is the team to beat in the Ancient Eight.
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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Offense reaches new heights

January 26, 2015
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.