Jacob Mitchell
Staff Reporter
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BASEBALL: Bulldogs drop in-state matchup

After opening the season with three tough contests against the nation’s No. 3 team and taking the field on Tuesday against an in-state foe that won 35 games last season, the Yale baseball team must continue to wait for its first win — or even its first close final score.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Bulldogs headed to NCAA Tournament for first time since 1962

With last weekend’s sweep, Yale stamped its ticket to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1962, and for just the fourth time in program history. In doing so, the team ended the second-longest NCAA Tournament drought by a team that had previously attended the tournament.

Men’s basketball headed to March Madness for first time since 1962

A drought, a streak, a torment — call it whatever you want. It is over. After 54 years, the Yale men’s basketball team is finally returning to the Big Dance.

Yale defeats Cornell, guarantees share of Ivy title

On Friday night, after dispatching Cornell by a score of 88–64, Yale clinched at least another share of the Ivy crown, and a clear path to March Madness, thanks to an unlikely source.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Ivy title hopes rest in balance

For the first time in 84 years, the Yale men’s basketball team capped off an undefeated season in the John J. Lee Amphitheater. For the first time in 108 years, the Bulldogs have won 20 games in back-to-back seasons. But it is a mark that has not fallen in 54 years — Yale advancing to the NCAA Tournament — that the Bulldogs are most focused on accomplishing, with two critical steps toward that goal set for this weekend.

BASEBALL: Elis set to embark on 2016 campaign

When the Yale baseball team opens its season on Friday against No. 4 Texas A&M in College Station, Texas, former U.S. President and Yale baseball captain George H.W. Bush ’48 will be in attendance and may even throw out the first pitch.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale caps perfect home season

Though this past weekend marked a number of firsts for the Yale men’s basketball team — its first undefeated home season since Payne Whitney Gymnasium opened, its first season sweep of Harvard since the 2007–08 season and its first pair of back-to-back 20-win seasons since the two that spanned 1906–1908 — it also marked one significant “last”: the Bulldogs’ final regular season home games.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale survives scare on Senior Night

In a thrilling overtime contest, Yale outlasted Dartmouth in a 76–71 final. The victory propelled Yale back into first place, a half-game ahead of Princeton, and capped off a 12–0 regular season at home.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Bulldogs topple Harvard to hold onto first place

In front of a packed home crowd, Yale moved to 11–0 at home by securing a 59–50 victory over rival Harvard, completing its first season sweep over the Crimson since the 2007–08 season.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: First-place Elis look to keep pace

As many former Yale men’s basketball players return to New Haven for alumni weekend, a pair of victories over Harvard and Dartmouth could help four current Bulldog seniors avoid joining the ranks of basketball alumni for at least an extra two weeks.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Ivy perfection snapped, but Yale remains in first

After five unblemished weekends, the Yale men’s basketball team suffered its first Ivy League defeat, falling to Princeton 75–63 on Friday before rebounding 79–58 against Penn the following night.