Yale stuns Baylor in NCAA Tournament matchup

The first major upset of the 2016 NCAA Tournament belongs to the Ivy League’s Yale Bulldogs. Thanks to the play of guard Makai Mason and forward Justin Sears, the No. 12 Bulldogs knocked out the No. 5 Baylor Bears, 79-75, to move to the second round of the tournament for the first time in school history. The win comes during Yale’s first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1962...
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March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Yale upsets Baylor for first tourney win ever

The Yale Bulldogs hadn’t been to the NCAA tournament in 54 years. John F. Kennedy was President of the United States. The Super Bowl hadn’t even been invented. John Wooden was days away from making his first Final Four at UCLA when Yale last took the court in the Big Dance. If those Dancing shoes were out of use, the Elis certainly slipped back into them without too much trouble...
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March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Bracket Buster Bandits: West Region

Justin Sears (Yale) Like fellow Plainfield, New Jersey native and Bracket Buster Bandit Jameel Warney (link to East region bandits), Justin Sears enters his first NCAA Tournament a season after incredible heartbreak. In March 2015, Yale needed to defeat an average Dartmouth team for the Ivy crown, but lost in the game’s final second. The following weekend, Yale lost the Ivy League...
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March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Justin Sears Headlines 2015 Ivy League Awards

Justin Sears of Yale has been named the 2015 Ivy League Player of the Year. Joining Sears on the All-Ivy First Team are Javier Duren, Maodo Lo, Shonn Miller and Wesley Saunders. Steve Moundou-Missi received Defensive Player of the Year honors, while Miles Wright won Rookie of the Year.
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Yale-Columbia Men’s Basketball Live Stream: Bulldogs Invade New York

The Yale men’s basketball team looks to cement its place atop the Ivy League with a road victory on Broadway on Friday night. The Bulldogs (13-6, 2-0) own sole possession of first place in the conference and boast an Ivy League player of the year candidate in Justin Sears. The Columbia Lions (9-7, 1-1) are eyeing an upset at Levien Gymnasium. Catch the game LIVE right here on NESN...
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January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Yale rallies back to beat Princeton 66-65, OT

Justin Sears scored 17 points - including the final basket of overtime - as Yale rallied back from a double-digit halftime deficit to edge past Princeton 66-65 on Saturday night. Overtime saw six lead changes and one tie. The Bulldogs, trailing by one, set up a full-court press and forced a Princeton turnover with 25 seconds remaining. Jesse Pritchard missed a 3-point attempt, but...
Via Associated Press
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Yale knocks off Harvard 74-67

Justin Sears scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Yale in a 74-67 victory that snapped Harvard's 20-game home win streak on Saturday night and moved the Bulldogs alongside the Crimson atop the Ivy League. Holding a 39-35 advantage at the break after eight first-half lead changes, Yale (11-9, 5-1) opened the second period with a 6-0 spurt capped by a Sears jumper. The...
Via Associated Press
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Sears scores 22 to lead Yale over Columbia 69-59

Justin Sears came off the bench Friday night to score 22 points and lead Yale over Columbia 69-59. Sears made his only 3-point attempt while shooting 5 of 8 from the field and 11 of 13 from the free-throw line. Armani Cotton added 13 points and Matt Townsend scored 11 for the Bulldogs (8-9, 2-1 Ivy League). Sears' dunk and Townsend's layup put the Bulldogs up 59-52 with 1:58 to...
Via Associated Press
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Yale takes early lead, beats New Hampshire 71-61

Justin Sears scored a game-high 19 points and finished with 12 rebounds on Saturday as Yale jumped out to a large lead at the half and beat New Hampshire 71-61. Sears shot 75 percent (6 of 8) from the floor and 7 of 10 from the free throw line. Yale led by 16 at the half, and it was enough to carry the Bulldogs to victory after being outscored by the Wildcats 47-41 in the final...
Via Associated Press
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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