YALE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Yale students strip naked, cause delay in Harvard game

Yale students caused a delay in Saturday’s edition of “The Game” against Harvard by stripping naked in Harvard Stadium. The New Haven Register’s Chip Malafronte reported about the matter, which took place in the second half: Game being held up because there are a dozen Yale students standing atop wall in front row. All are naked. — Chip Malafronte (@ChipMalafronte...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Jack Montague sues Yale over expulsion for alleged sexual assault

After being expelled for an alleged sexual assault in March, former Yale basketball player Jack Montague filed a formal complaint against the school on Wednesday. According to the Hartford Courant, Montague is suing the university and two school officials. BREAKING | Yale has 30 days to respond to basketball captain Jack Montague's complaint, filed this morning: pic.twitter...
Via The Comeback
June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: This Yale fan shows all the class of a Yale alum

The first weekend of the NCAA Tournament is basically Christmas for college basketball fans, and with the Yale Bulldogs winning its first ever tourney game on Thursday, one exuberant Eli decided to celebrate the unofficial holiday in his getup for today’s second round game. Yale is currently in the middle of a very impressive comeback against Duke, and this Yale fan, dressed as...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Baylor’s Taurean Prince Posts Heartfelt Instagram Post After Loss To Yale

Baylor’s season ended abruptly Thursday afternoon, when the 12th-seeded Yale Bulldogs scored the first upset of the NCAA Tournament. Unfortunately, that means that for a number of players on Baylor’s squad, their college basketball careers are over. Senior Taurean Prince, who is likely now headed to the NBA, took the opportunity to thank the program and its fans on Instagram...
Via College Spun
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Yale goes nuts after first NCAA Tournament win

The Yale Bulldogs gave us our first major upset of the 2016 NCAA Tournament on Thursday afternoon by upending the No. 5 Baylor Bears as a No. 12 seed. The game came down to the wire, but Yale was able to hold on for the first NCAA Tournament win in program history. After the game, the Yale men’s basketball team celebrated exactly as you would imagine. Yale celebrates in the locker...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Yale made Connecticut basketball history with upset win

The Yale Bulldogs stunned Baylor Thursday to win their first-ever NCAA tournament game, and advance to play Duke in the second round Saturday. With the win, Yale became the first school from Connecticut not named UConn to advance in the tournament. It's a stat that sounds a bit crazier than it actually is, but let's break it down. There are seven Division I programs located in Connecticut...
Via FOX Sports
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Makai Mason warns that Yale could also upset Duke

Makai Mason has a message for the rest of the NCAA Tournament: We’re not done yet. After leading Yale to an upset win over five-seed Baylor in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, Mason said you shouldn’t count Yale out of their second-round match-up against Duke. "I think we might surprise some people." - Yale's Makai Mason talking trash about Duke — Andrew...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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...
Via The Comeback
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Yale Has Awesome Locker Room Celebration After 1st NCAA Tournament Win In Program History

The first big upset of this NCAA Tournament goes to the Yale Bulldogs, which outlasted fifth-seeded Baylor to pick up its first NCAA Tournament win in school history. Baylor had the ball down two with 6.8 seconds left to tie or win the game, but guard Lester Medford lost the ball with two seconds left. Baylor fouled Brandon Sherrod, who hit two free throws to lock up the 79-75 win...
Via College Spun
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Jack Montague watching Yale from stands during tourney

Jack Montague, a former captain of the Yale basketball team who was expelled from school due to alleged sexual misconduct, attended the team’s NCAA tournament first-round game on Thursday against Baylor. Yale’s student newspaper the Yale Daily News shared the report on Twitter: Former Yale men's basketball captain Jack Montague is in the stands supporting the team at its first...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Yale hoops captain plans to sue school over sexual assault expulsion

On the heels of Yale breaking theira 54-year NCAA Tournament drought, their former captain at the start of the season is suing the school. Former Yale men’s basketball captain Jack Montague released a statement stating he intends to sue the university after he was expelled last month for sexual misconduct. Montague was expelled from Yale in February after an alleged incident...
Via The Comeback
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Baylor vs. Yale – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Twitter/BaylorMBB The 2016 NCAA Tournament Bracket was revealed Sunday evening on CBS. The Baylor Bears, out of the Big 12, earned a 5-seed in the West region, where they will face the twelfth-seeded Yale Bulldogs, out of the Ivy League. The Bears (22-11) were knocked out in the semifinals of the Big 12 tournament by Kansas, while the Bulldogs (22-6) captured the Ivy League title...
Via College Spun
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: Yale opens gym for first NCAA invite since '62

The Latest on Selection Sunday for the NCAA Tournament, with 32 automatic qualifiers and 36 at-large teams picked and placed into brackets (all times Eastern): 5:20 p.m. Yale has opened up Payne Whitney Gymnasium to the public and set up a movie screen at center court for fans to watch the Bulldogs receive their first invitation to the NCAA Tournament since 1962. The team, which...
Via Associated Press
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Yale apologizes for dismissed player controversy amid NCAA Tournament bid

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Yale will be competing next week in the program's first NCAA Tournament since 1962, but the Ivy League champions are struggling to gain support on campus as controversy swirls around its former captain, who was dismissed from the school last month.Instead of basking in the adulation of March Madness, the team is apologizing for supporting Jack Montague with T-shirts...
Via Associated Press
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Reports confirm Yale dismissed Jack Montague for alleged sexual misconduct

Yale University and the men’s basketball program has seen its fair share of controversy in recent months, thanks to plenty of speculation and rumors regarding the dismissal of former captain Jack Montague. Now, there are specific reports regarding Montague’s expulsion from the university. According to a report from the Yale Daily News, Montague was hit with a formal complaint...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

The 54-year NCAA Tournament wait for Yale is finally over

The wait is finally over for the Yale men’s basketball team. For the first time since 1962, the Bulldogs have reached the NCAA Tournament after a 71-55 win over Columbia Saturday night in Manhattan. John F. Kennedy was president then, and Bruce Channel’s “Hey! Baby” topped the Billboard charts. James Jones has coached this Yale team for the last 17 years, going 236-237 during...
Via The Comeback
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Yale captain Montague won't return to Ivy League leaders

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Yale says captain Jack Montague has left the team and will not return this season to the Ivy League leaders. The school has declined to detail why Montague has been absent from the squad for the last two weeks, other than to say it was for personal reasons. The Yale Daily News reported Wednesday that the senior guard has withdrawn from the university. The athletic...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Harvard Defeats Yale in Ivy League Playoff to Claim NCAA Tournament Berth

In what was the best possible result for the Ivy League this year, the league’s two best teams went into a one-game playoff knowing that while both teams could be cinderellas in a week’s time, only one of them would get the chance to prove it. Harvard and Yale did not disappoint, with the Crimson pulling off a huge victory at the Palestra in Philadelphia to clinch the Ivy League’s...
Via The Student Section
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Yale Beats St. John’s in Quick Overtime Thriller

(Mandatory Credit: Mark LaRoux/Laxpower) After a nail bitter of a game, the Yale Bulldogs still have a perfect record. On Tuesday the Yale Bulldogs (4-0) squared off not only against the weather but also against the St. John’s Red Storm (1-4). Coming off a historic win last week against the University of Maryland Terps (3-1), Yale was looking to continue their strong play. Not...
Via The Sports Journal
March 05, 2015  |  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
December 06, 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

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 cappella singing...
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 world renown...
Via FatManWriting
May 14, 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 Associated Press
January 11, 2014  |  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...
Via Associated Press
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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