William McCormack
Staff Reporter
William McCormack covered Yale men's basketball from 2018 to 2022. He served as Sports Editor and Digital Editor for the Managing Board of 2022 and also reported on the athletic administration as a staff reporter. Originally from Boston, he was in Timothy Dwight College.
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MEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale ends regular season with 74–65 Senior Night win, Jones’ 350th, over Brown

The Bulldogs’ final game at home featured a pregame ceremony and 22 points from guard Azar Swain ’22, as Yale head coach James Jones earned his 350th career victory.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Brown visits for senior night, final game before Ivy Madness

The Bears visit New Haven Saturday night in the final home game for Yale’s four seniors and head student manager. The Bulldogs can clinch a share of the regular-season title with a win and a Princeton loss.

Behind the broadcast: Going inside the ESPN+ control room for a Yale men’s basketball game

It was just past 3 p.m. on the Saturday that the Yale men’s basketball team hosted Harvard last month, and the John J. Lee Amphitheater […]

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale’s 71–65 loss at Cornell drops Bulldogs to second place

Coupled with Princeton’s sweep of Harvard, Yale’s loss to Cornell secured the Big Red a berth in Ivy Madness and means the Elis will almost definitely face Penn in the semifinal when the conference tournament occurs in two weeks.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Jalen Gabbidon, Yale’s defensive glue, is holding it all together

As he leads the Bulldogs towards Ivy Madness, Yale captain Jalen Gabbidon ’22, a computer science major, is balancing work as a startup co-founder off the court.

PROFILE: How Trey Phills found — and shared — his perspective

Fifteen minutes into my first face-to-face conversation with Trey Phills ’19 in three years, we started talking about a washing machine in Denmark. I met […]

MEN’S BASKETBALL: After quick turnaround, Yale plays at Dartmouth Tuesday

Playing its third league game in five days, Yale travels to New Hampshire to face sixth-place Big Green. Yale beat Dartmouth in New Haven earlier this month.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: 81–75 loss to Princeton knots Yale, Tigers in first place

Princeton guard Ethan Wright and forward Tosan Evbuomwan combined for 49 points as the Tigers ended Yale’s seven-game winning streak Saturday night.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: With a career night from its captain, Yale beats Penn 81–72, officially clinches Ivy Madness berth

Yale guard and captain Jalen Gabbidon ’22 scored a career-high 32 points as Yale defeated Penn Friday night in New Haven. The win sets up another key showdown with now second-place Princeton on Saturday.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Penn, Princeton visit New Haven for clash of top Ivy teams

First-place Yale hosts second-place Penn and third-place Princeton this weekend in a back-to-back that could have major implications for the Ivy League’s regular-season championship and Ivy Madness seeding.

MEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale extends win streak to six with 84–59 victory at Columbia

The Bulldogs made 17 of their 23 second-half shot attempts to help them turn what was a two-point lead into a blowout win Saturday afternoon in Manhattan.