Yale Rumors & News

  • Yale's Makai Mason withdraws from NBA draft

    The Score "Yale star guard Makai Mason will remove himself from consideration for the 2016 NBA Draft and return to school for his junior year, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Mason decided to test his draft stock after a standout performance in the NCAA tournament against Baylor, which propelled him..." May 23

  • Duke survives Yale again

    The Sports Xchange "PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Duke already knew what Yale was capable of before Saturday's game. Earlier this season, the Bulldogs stormed into Cameron Indoor Stadium and put up a fight against the Blue Devils before coming up short. It was more of the same this time around. Yale fell..." March 19

  • Jack Montague expelled after Yale sex-misconduct investigation

    CNN "The captain of the Yale men's basketball team was expelled from the Ivy League school after facing a university-led investigation into a sexual misconduct allegation, a source told CNN on Thursday. CNN has learned from a source close to Jack Montague that, according to Montague, he had a..." March 11

  • Does Yale Basketball Have a Sexual Assault Scandal on its Hands?

    The Big Lead "Last month, Yale basketball captain Jack Montague abruptly left the team. His departure was shrouded in mystery, but a tipster told us to check with police about a possible sexual assault. We were able to turn up nothing earlier this week. Montague last played for the Bulldogs on Feb. 6..." March 03

  • Yale forward Matt Townsend named a Rhodes Scholar

    College Basketball Talk "Yale senior forward Matt Townsend missed the team’s last two games while he was in New York interviewing for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship this weekend. There was plenty of good news to go around for the Bulldogs on Sunday, however, as the team went 2-0 without their senior forward and..." November 24

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

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

    College Basketball Talk "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..." May 14

  • Harvard clinches Ivy League, earns NCAA tourney bid for third year in a row

    Boston Herald "Being the first one through the door before the band has tuned a single instrument and well before the punch has had a chance to get spiked is not the preferred way to enter a social gathering. Not for this kind of party, though. Harvard clinched the first automatic bid for the NCAA..." March 08