Brandon Sherrod Leaving Yale To Sing A Capella

In one life, Brandon Sherrod is known as a decent rebounder and shot blocker as a forward for Yale’s basketball team. But in another he is an excellent singer. So excellent, in fact, that he was among 14 students chosen to make up Yale a capella group, the Whiffenpoofs (yes, you read that correctly). Because of the time commitments to each, Sherrod had to choose one or the other...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Yale Basketball Player Leaves Team To Join Choir

Ball is no longer life for Yale basketball player Brandon Sherrod. The junior has decided to leave the basketball team to pursue his career of singing. “This is supposed to be the year, and you want to play with your guys,” he said. “But the Whiffenpoofs is a once in a lifetime opportunity.” Sherrod averaged 5.5 points a game during his three years at Yale.
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Yale Basketball Player Quits Team To Join The Whiffenpoofs, The All Male A Cappella Group

Score one for the arts. Brandon Sherrod, a rising senior on the Yale men’s basketball team, has chosen the microphone over the hardwood. The 6-foot-6 forward will forego his final season with the Bulldogs’ basketball squad to be a member of the Whiffenpoofs, the 14-member all-male a cappella group.  Yale’s Brandon Sherrod has chosen the Whiffenpoofs, the school’s famous...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Yale’s Brandon Sherrod to join prestigious a cappella group, will miss 2014-15 season

Given the amount of talent due back for the 2014-15 season, Yale is seen by some as the biggest threat to Harvard’s current reign as the class of the Ivy League. One of those players returning was supposed to be forward Brandon Sherrod, who averaged 6.8 points and 4.3 rebounds per game in 2013-14. But Sherrod won’t be a member of James Jones’ program next season, thanks to...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Yale’s Brandon Sherrod Chooses Singing Whiffenpoofs Over Basketball

Yale basketball player Brandon Sherrod had a difficult decision to make going into his senior year. He could either pla…
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Yale basketball star quits team to join a cappella group

A star player on the Yale basketball team has chosen to give up b-ball for a b-flat after being selected to join the university's elite men's choir group — the Whiffenpoofs.Brandon Sherrod, a 6-foot-6-inch junior who played as a forward on last year's team has been selected as one of the 14 members of newest generation of Whiffenpoofs, the school's famous male a...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Yale Basketball Player to Take a Year Off to be a Whiffenpoof

Brandon Sherrod is a member of the Yale basketball team that was recently faced with a decision--continue with his education and play basketball again next year or join the Whiffenpoofs. For him it wasn't as difficult a decision as you might think.He opted to join the Whiffenpoofs--and no, it's not an additional house at Hogwart's.@Yahoo/TwitterThe Whiffenpoofs are a...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekend Preview: Yale

No. 3 LSU returns to action this weekend, hosting the Yale Bulldogs for a three-game set in Alex Box Stadium. The Tigers are no stranger to Ivy League competition, and Yale will look to open its 2014 season with an upset of the Tigers.
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Yale remains in tie atop Ivy, beats Cornell 82-65

Justin Sears scored 19 points and Jack Montague added a career-high 18 - on 5 of 7 3-point shooting - as Yale dispatched Cornell 82-65 on Friday night, stretching their win streak to seven games. The win, even with leading scorer Javier Duren out with an ankle injury, keeps the Bulldogs (14-9, 8-1 Ivy League) in a tie for the Ivy lead with Harvard, an 83-63 winner over Penn. The...
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February 21, 2014  |  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...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn Women’s Basketball beats Yale 62-50

Philadelphia PA: On Friday February 14 from the Cathedral of College Basketball The Palestra on the campus of University of Penn, Women’s basketball took center stage on Valentines Day as Penn Quakers hosted the Yale Bulldogs in Ivy League Action. Penn comes into game with record of 14-5 (4-1 in Ivy League) with a win […]
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Yale turns away Penn 69-54

Justin Sears scored 25 points and Yale pulled away from Penn in the second half for a 69-54 win Friday night. Yale (12-9, 6-1 Ivy League) opened the half on an 18-4 run after holding a 25-22 halftime lead. Sears led the Bulldogs with eight points during the run, and Penn (6-14, 3-3) couldn't cut the lead to fewer than six points the rest of the way. Armani Cotton scored 17...
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February 14, 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...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jones gets 200th win, Yale beats Dartmouth 67-54

Brandon Sherrod had 15 points and James Jones reached his 200th career win at Yale in a 67-54 victory at Dartmouth on Friday night. Jones is the second head coach in school history to achieve 200 wins and just the fourth to do so at an Ivy League school. The victory gives the Bulldogs (10-9, 4-1) a chance to pull even with 5-0 Harvard when they face the Crimson on Saturday. Yale...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Yale defeats Cornell 61-57

Javier Duren scored 19 points and grabbed five rebounds as Yale held on to defeat Cornell 61-57 on Saturday. Justin Sears came off the bench to add 11 points for the Bulldogs (9-9, 3-1 Ivy). Armani Cotton and Jesse Pritchard scored six each. Cornell went 11-3 to start the first half but Yale answered in kind, tying the game 14-14 before pulling ahead to a 26-19 halftime advantage...
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February 01, 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...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Yale edges past Brown in final minutes 74-67

Justin Sears' 20 points and clutch free throws led Yale to a 74-67 win over Brown on Saturday. Armani Cotton added 19 points for the Bulldogs, who outscored Brown 21-10 in turnover points. Yale (7-8, 4-2 Ivy League) led Brown 33-31 in a tight first half that featured several lead changes. The second half played out in much the same fashion until the Bulldogs broke free from...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Montague leads Yale past Baruch, 88-49

Jack Montague hit four 3-pointers on his way to 15 points as Yale played its final non-conference game with an 88-49 victory Saturday over Division III Baruch College. Yale (6-8) snapped a four-game losing streak. Montague, who returned after missing the previous game against Vermont due to injury, played a season-high 21 minutes. He finished 5 of 5 from the floor with six assists...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Recap: Saint Louis blows past Yale 75-55

ST. LOUIS -- Rob Loe scored a season-high 19 points as Saint Louis prepped for conference play in beating Yale 75-55 on Saturday. Yale (5-7) shot 50 percent in the first half but scored only 26 points in just 20 shooting tries after turning the ball over 12 times to the Billikens. Saint Louis is off to their best start since going 14-1 in the 1993-94 season and led 37-26 at the break...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Albany (NY) beats Yale 70-62

D.J. Evans scored 14 points with nine rebounds, three assists and three steals to lead Albany (NY) to a 70-62 victory over Yale on Friday night. John Puk and Peter Hooley each posted 13 points. Hooley sank 6 of 6 free throws to help the Great Danes (6-5) average 76.2 percent from the line. Both teams started slowly with Yale's first points coming on a 3-point jumper by Javier...
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December 20, 2013  |  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...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Bryant gets past Yale 72-64

Alex Francis and Dyami Starks each scored 22 points, leading Bryant in a second-half rally en route to a 72-64 win over Yale Wednesday night. Bryant (6-2) won its fourth consecutive game, erasing a halftime deficit and opening the second half on a 23-11 run, led by 11 from Starks. Starks scored 17 in the second half and Francis 13 as Bryant shot 57.1 percent from the field in the...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Sears leads Yale in 54-49 victory over Hartford

Justin Sears scored a game-high 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Yale defeated Hartford 54-49 Saturday. It was Sears play on defense in the closing minutes which helped seal the win for Yale (4-3). With 1:43 remaining, Sears blocked Evan Cooper's layup, which would have given Hartford a 3-point lead. Javier Duren grabbed the rebound, passed to Nick Victor, who nailed a jumper...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Yale edges Lafayette 79-76 with buzzer beater

Javier Duren hit a 3-point buzzer beater to lift Yale to a 79-76 win over Lafayette on Tuesday night. Duren scored 14 points, and was 4 of 6 from beyond the arc, including the last-second trey that averted overtime in the close-matched contest. Armani Cotton scored 18 points and hauled in eight rebounds for Yale (3-3), while Justin Sears added 16 and Brandon Sherrod 13. Lafayette...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Rutgers escapes with 72-71 win over Yale

Kadeem Jack scored 18 points and hit two free throws with 14.6 seconds left to give Rutgers a 72-71 win over Yale on Thursday night. After Jack's free throws, Rutgers forced two stops, the second with 2.9 seconds left. Javier Duren inbounded from under the basket to Nick Victor in middle of the lane. Victor caught the ball in the air and put it up, but it bounced off the rim...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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