Luke Benz
Contributing Reporter
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BY THE NUMBERS: Yale just falls to LSU

Despite being a trendy upset pick, the 14th-seeded Yale men’s basketball team entered its March Madness game against third-seeded LSU as big underdogs. The Tigers […]

BY THE NUMBERS: Most Exciting Ivy Games

Despite losing at the buzzer in a heartbreaking 88–86 setback to Harvard (14–9, 7–3 Ivy) on Saturday, the Yale (18–5, 8–2) men’s basketball game on […]

BY THE NUMBERS: Midseason rankings

Believe it or not, it’s almost exactly halfway through the Ivy League men’s basketball conference season. With each school already having played six Ancient Eight […]

BY THE NUMBERS: Ivy Hoops Power Rankings

While each Ivy League men’s basketball team already has two Ancient Eight games under its belt, conference play will finally be back in full swing […]

BY THE NUMBERS: Underdog Yale ready to challenge No. 3 Duke

After beating the University of Miami on the road and getting the Ivy League’s signature win of the season thus far, the Yale men’s basketball […]

By the numbers: A statistical history of The Game since 1875

Saturday marks the 135th iteration of the Yale-Harvard football game, and while it will be the first time The Game is played at Fenway Park, […]

By the numbers: Princeton’s success

When the Yale football team hosts No. 11 Princeton this Saturday in its final home game, it will face a juggernaut — the likes of […]

BY THE NUMBERS: Rise of Ivy League Football Recruiting

Over the last several years, Ivy League athletics have gained prominence on the national scene. The Yale men’s lacrosse team triumphed in the NCAA championship […]

BY THE NUMBERS: Ivy League football preview

With temperatures finally cooling along the East Coast, fall finally seems to be here. And that means two things: pumpkin spice lattes and Ivy League […]


  Nearly two-thirds of the way through conference play in the 2018 baseball season, Yale finds itself atop the Ivy League standings, although several teams […]


In today’s analysis of baseball, the term WAR — wins above replacement — has become almost as ubiquitous as canonical statistics like strikeouts, walks and […]