William McCormack
Staff Reporter
William McCormack covers Yale men's basketball. He previously served as a Sports and Digital Editor for the Yale Daily News and also reported on the athletic administration as a staff reporter. Originally from Boston, he is a senior in Timothy Dwight College.
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MEN’S BASKETBALL: Ivy Madness title, March Madness berth cap comeback season

In mid-March, on the crowning afternoon of Yale’s men’s basketball season, guard Azar Swain ’22 stood amid the crowd that had gathered on the court […]

James Jones on the contract extension that could keep him at Yale into next decade

Yale men’s basketball head coach James Jones’ extension through the 2030-31 season gives him one of the longest contracts in men’s college basketball and marks the third extension he has signed with the University since 2019.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Dalila Eshe formally introduced as new head coach

Dalila Eshe, who had been an assistant at Princeton since 2019, was formally welcomed as the Bulldogs’ new women’s basketball head coach with a Wednesday morning press conference on the floor of the John J. Lee Amphitheater.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Allison Guth leaving Yale for head coaching position at Loyola Chicago

Guth spent seven years as the Bulldogs’ head coach while setting the program record for most wins in a single season. She is now set to take over the Ramblers’ program where she began her career as an assistant coach.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: No. 14 Yale eliminated by No. 3 Purdue with 78–56 loss

The Boilermakers’ size and a cold second half for the Bulldogs brought their postseason run to an end in the first round of NCAA Tournament action Friday afternoon.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: At halftime, No. 3 Purdue leads No. 14 Yale, 46–33

Purdue guard Jaden Ivey leads all scorers with 18 points, as the Boilermakers drew fouls inside and outscored Yale in the paint to build their advantage. Guard Azar Swain ’22 leads the Bulldogs with 13 points.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Azar Swain will set another major program record at March Madness: career appearances

Guard Azar Swain ’22, who already holds Yale’s record for career three-pointers, will set a new mark for the most career games played in the modern era of Yale men’s basketball.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: No. 14 Yale set for No. 3 Purdue in first round of March Madness

Purdue enters the matchup with a major size advantage in the post and one of the nation’s best offenses, but the Bulldogs are hoping their defense creates the opportunity for a first-round upset.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: A beginner’s guide to Yale

Finalizing a bracket? Following Yale for the first time this season? Here are the basics on this year’s Bulldog team.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: What you need to know about Yale’s first-round opponent, Purdue

The Boilermakers, a No. 3 seed, finished third in the Big Ten and boast one of the best offenses in the nation.

IN PHOTOS: Yale men’s basketball wins Ivy Madness, bid to NCAA Tournament

With a 66–64 win over first-seeded Princeton (23–6, 12–2 Ivy) Sunday afternoon in the Ivy League Tournament championship, second-seeded Yale (19–11, 11–3) punched its ticket […]