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Townsend jumper lifts Yale past Vermont 57-56

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) Matt Townsend had a hand in Yale's last three baskets, including knocking down the game-winner from the top the key with 5 seconds left as the Bulldogs edged Vermont 57-56 on Thursday night. Townsend hit a jumper with 2:44 left to put Yale (9-3) up 52-50. Kurt Steidl responded with a three-point play for the Catamounts (5-5) before Townsend fed Javier Duren...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Yale Defeats UConn For First Time Since 1986 Behind Late 3-Pointer

Yale and UConn share the same state, but it’s not a secret that while the former is known for its academics, the latter is famous for its basketball. But for one night, the Yale Bulldogs could call itself the kings of basketball in Connecticut after a stunning upset over the UConn Huskies on Friday. The Bulldogs, who hadn’t beaten their in-state rival...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Yale beats UConn on game-winning three (VIDEO)

The defending national champions don;t look like they’re going to be defending their title this year. The UConn Huskies have lost their second straight game on a game-winning three by their opponent, this one coming from Yale. Jack Montague hit a three-pointer with 1.7 seconds left to lift Yale to a 45-44 victory over UConn, […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Paw Prints: The Daily UConn Huskies Roundup – 12/5/14

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a DAILY basis. Thank you for stopping by and making SOX & Dawgs your home for UConn Huskies news...
Via Sox and Dawgs
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Yale Trying To Create Basketball Buzz; UConn Next Big Test

NEW HAVEN – Justin Sears was slightly winded, apologetic when he got to Yale locker room for an interview.
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
23 days ago

Monday Medicine: Yale Bulldogs

There are losses, there are brutal losses, and then there's what happened to Yale on Saturday. The Bulldogs traveled to Boston with their best team in a decade, a chance to earn their first win against Harvard since their seniors were in middle school, and an Ivy League title on the line. After jumping out to an early 7-3 lead the Yale defense collapsed, and Harvard capitalized on...
Via Double Coverage Football
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Townsend sparks Yale over Kent St. 66-50

KENT, Ohio (AP) Matt Townsend scored 12 points, including the go-ahead layup with 46 seconds left to help Yale beat Kent State 66-59 in the inaugural Men Against Breast Cancer Classic championship on Sunday. Kris Brewer made a pair of free throws to give Kent State a 59-58 lead before Townsend's go-ahead shot. Justin Sears made four free throw attempts and Makai Mason hit a pair...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Sears, Duren lead Yale past Illinois-Chicago 70-58

KENT, Ohio (AP) Justin Sears scored 16 points and Javier Duren added 15 with seven rebounds and six assists as Yale defeated Illinois-Chicago 70-58 on Friday in the Men Against Breast Cancer Classic. Yale shot 44.2 percent from the field and hit 9 of 20 3-point attempts. Armani Cotton had 11 points and Jack Montague chipped in 10 for the Bulldogs. Sears also had six rebounds and...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Yale forward a Rhodes Scholarship finalist

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) Yale will be without starting forward Matt Townsend for its next two games while he interviews for a Rhodes Scholarship. The 6-foot-7 senior carries a 4.0 grade point average in molecular, cellular and developmental biology. He is one of eight Yale students selected as finalists for the prestigious scholarships to Oxford University. Townsend will interview...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Yale’s Student President Challenged Harvard’s Student President To A Boxing Match Before Saturday’s Football Game

Two of the most bitter rivals in all of college football will play on Saturday, when the Yale Bulldogs travel to Cambridge to take on the Harvard Crimson. Fans from both schools will be fired up for the game, but Yale’s student president decided to up the ante. Michael Herbert challenged Harvard Undergraduate Council President Gus Mayopoulos to a boxing match the night before...
Via College Spun
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: UConn Men’s Soccer vs Yale Bulldogs – 10/28/14

UConn Huskies men’s soccer player Nick Zuniga executes a flip throw-in against the Yale Bulldogs. Here are photos from the UConn Huskies Men’s Soccer team’s 1-0 overtime win over the Yale Bulldogs on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at Morrone Stadium in Storrs, CT. photo credits: ian bethune
Via Sox and Dawgs
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: UConn Men’s Soccer Nick Zuniga Flip Throw-In

UConn Huskies men’s soccer player Nick Zuniga executes a flip throw-in against the Yale Bulldogs on October 28, 2014. Here is video of UConn Huskies men’s soccer player Nick Zuniga doing two flip throw-ins during Tuesday night’s 1-0 win over the Yale Bulldogs at Morrone Stadium. photo credit: ian bethune
Via Sox and Dawgs
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Men's Golf Tops Yale to Close Out Fall Schedule

The Harvard men's golf team arrived in East Hampton on Long Island Friday afternoon excited for the match with the Yale Bulldogs. Little fuel was needed to stoke the competitive fires. In addition to the long-standing rivalry between the two universities, Harvard had played in Yale’s MacDonald Cup two weeks earlier and had finished one stroke behind Yale on it’s home course.
Via Harvard Crimson - Official Site
October 18, 2014

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...
Via Bloguin Best
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.
Via BlackSportsOnline
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...
Via College Spun
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…
Via COED
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...
Via The Other Paper
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...
Via FatManWriting
May 14, 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 […]
Via Philly Sports Live
February 15, 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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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