2011–12 Yale Bulldogs men's basketball team

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2011–12 Yale Bulldogs men's basketball
Yale Logo.svg
CIT, First Round
Conference Ivy League
2011–12 record 19–10 (9–5 Ivy)
Head coach James Jones (13th year)
Assistant coach Matt Kingsley
Assistant coach Jamie Snyder-Fair
Assistant coach Justin Simon
Home arena John J. Lee Amphitheater
Seasons
« 2010–11 2012–13 »
2011–12 Ivy League men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Harvard 12 2   .857     26 5   .839
Penn 11 3   .786     20 13   .606
Princeton 10 4   .714     20 12   .625
Yale 9 5   .643     19 10   .655
Cornell 7 7   .500     12 16   .429
Columbia 4 10   .286     15 15   .500
Brown 2 12   .143     8 23   .258
Dartmouth 1 13   .071     5 25   .167
As of March 15, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 Yale Bulldogs men's basketball team represented Yale University during the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Bulldogs, led by 13th year head coach James Jones, played their home games at John J. Lee Amphitheater of the Payne Whitney Gymnasium and are members of the Ivy League. They finished the season 19–10, 9–5 in Ivy League play to finish in fourth place. They were invited to the 2012 CollegeInsider.com Tournament where they lost in the first round to Fairfield.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
1 Austin Morgan Guard 5–11 185 Junior Reno, Nevada
3 Will Bartlett Forward 6–6 200 Sophomore New York City, New York
5 Michael Grace Guard 6–0 180 Junior Winston-Salem, North Carolina
10 Brian Katz Guard 6–4 200 Senior Woodbury, New York
11 Jesse Pritchard Guard 6–5 215 Sophomore Ames, Iowa
12 Armani Cotton Guard 6–7 215 Freshman New York City, New York
15 Rhett Anderson Forward 6–8 230 Senior La Canada, California
20 Javier Duren Guard 6–4 175 Freshman St. Louis, Missouri
22 Reggie Willhite Guard/Forward 6–4 194 Senior Elk Grove, California
23 Isaiah Salafia Guard 6–3 185 Sophomore Cromwell, Connecticut
25 Sam Martin Guard 6–3 195 Junior West Warwick, Rhode Island
32 Greg Kelley Forward 6–8 215 Sophomore Newton, Massachusetts
34 Will Childs-Klein Center 6–11 225 Freshman St. Louis, Missouri
35 Brandon Sherrod Forward 6–6 230 Freshman Bridgeport, Connecticut
42 Matt Townsend Forward 6–7 235 Freshman Chappaqua, New York
44 Greg Mangano Center 6–10 240 Senior Orange, Connecticut
50 Jeremiah Kreisberg Center/Forward 6–10 230 Sophomore Berkeley, California

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Regular Season
11/11/2011*
8:00 PM
vs. Central Connecticut W 73–69  1–0
Mohegan Sun Arena (NA)
Uncasville, CT
11/15/2011*
7:00 PM, SNY
at Quinnipiac L 62–68  1–1
TD Bank Sports Center (2,744)
Hamden, CT
11/17/2011*
7:00 PM
Lyndon State W 101–37  2–1
John J. Lee Amphitheater (1,715)
New Haven, CT
11/22/2011*
7:00 PM
at Seton Hall L 62–73  2–2
Prudential Center (6,287)
Newark, NJ
11/26/2011*
7:00 PM
at Army W 84–75  3–2
Christl Arena (695)
West Point, NY
11/29/2011*
7:00 PM
at Hartford W 74–69  4–2
Sojka Pavilion (966)
Lewisburg, PA
12/03/2011*
2:00 PM
Vermont W 68–52  5–2
John J. Lee Amphitheater (1,205)
New Haven, CT
12/05/2011*
7:00 PM
at Sacred Heart W 73–71  6–2
William H. Pitt Center (641)
Fairfield, CT
12/07/2011*
7:30 PM
Bryant W 76–59  7–2
John J. Lee Amphitheater (877)
New Haven, CT
12/18/2011*
2:00 PM, Cox
at Rhode Island W 68–65  8–2
Ryan Center (3,355)
Kingston, RI
12/29/2011*
7:00 PM
at Wake Forest L 71–72  8–3
LJVM Coliseum (8,183)
Winson-Salem, NC
12/31/2011*
2:00 PM, ESPNU
at #10 Florida L 70–90  8–4
O'Connell Center (9,119)
Gainesville, FL
01/03/2012*
7:00 PM
Holy Cross W 82–67  9–4
John J. Lee Amphitheater (1,326)
New Haven, CT
01/08/2012*
4:00 PM
St. Joseph's (NY) W 101–86  10–4
John J. Lee Amphitheater (814)
New Haven, CT
01/14/2012
2:00 PM
Brown W 68–64  11–4 (1–0)
John J. Lee Amphitheater (1,832)
New Haven, CT
01/21/2012
2:00 PM
at Brown W 73–60  12–4 (2–0)
Pizzitola Sports Center (870)
Providence, RI
01/27/2012
7:00 PM
Harvard L 35–65  12–5 (2–1)
John J. Lee Amphitheater (2,522)
New Haven, CT
01/28/2012
7:00 PM
Dartmouth W 62–52  13–5 (3–1)
John J. Lee Amphitheater (1,809)
New Haven, CT
02/03/2012
7:00 PM
Penn W 60–53  14–5 (4–1)
John J. Lee Amphitheater (2,012)
New Haven, CT
02/03/2012
7:00 PM
Princeton W 58–54  15–5 (5–1)
John J. Lee Amphitheater (2,175)
New Haven, CT
02/10/2012
7:00 PM
at Cornell L 84–85 OT 15–6 (5–2)
Newman Arena (1,876)
Ithaca, NY
02/11/2012
7:00 PM
at Columbia W 59–58  16–6 (6–2)
Levien Gymnasium (2,442)
New York, NY
02/17/2012
7:00 PM
at Dartmouth W 70–61  17–6 (7–2)
Leede Arena (800)
Hanover, NH
02/18/2012
7:00 PM
at Harvard L 51–66  17–7 (7–3)
Lavietes Pavilion (2,195)
Cambridge, MA
02/24/2012
7:00 PM, YES
Columbia W 64–67  18–7 (8–3)
John J. Lee Amphitheater (1,821)
New Haven, CT
02/25/2012
7:00 PM
Cornell W 71–40  19–7 (9–3)
John J. Lee Amphitheater (1,675)
New Haven, CT
03/02/2012
7:00 PM
at Princeton L 57–64  19–8 (9–4)
Jadwin Gymnasium (2,293)
Princeton, NJ
03/03/2012
7:00 PM
at Penn L 47–68  19–9 (9–5)
The Palestra (4,962)
Philadelphia, PA
2012 CIT
03/14/2012*
7:00 PM
at Fairfield
First Round
L 56–68  19–10
Webster Bank Arena (1,744)
Bridgeport, CT
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

All-Ivy[edit]

The following players earned Ivy League postseason recognition:[1]

Defensive Player of the Year
  • Reggie Willhite, Yale (Sr., G/F, Elk Grove, Calif.)
First Team All-Ivy
  • Greg Mangano, Yale (Sr., C, Orange, Conn.)
Second Team All-Ivy
  • Reggie Willhite, Yale (Sr., G/F, Elk Grove, Calif.)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Men's Basketball All-Ivy – 2011–12". IvyLeagueSports.com. 2012-03-07. Retrieved 2012-03-12.