1972–73 Yale Bulldogs men's basketball team

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1972–73 Yale Bulldogs men's basketball
ConferenceIvy League
1972–73 record9–16 (6–8 Ivy)
Head coachJoe Vancisin (16th season)
Home stadiumJohn J. Lee Amphitheater
Seasons
← 1971–72

The 1972–73 Yale Bulldogs men's basketball team represented Yale University during the 1972–73 men's college basketball season. The Bulldogs, led by 16th year head coach Joe Vancisin, played their home games at John J. Lee Amphitheater of the Payne Whitney Gymnasium and were members of the Ivy League. They finished the season 9–16, 6–8 in Ivy League play to finish in fifth place.[1]

Guard Tim Kearns was the team's leading scorer with 689 points in 25 games. Other statistical leaders included forward Mike Baskauskas with 213 rebounds and 90 assists.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
December 2*
Connecticut  71–92  0–1
Payne Whitney Gymnasium 
New Haven, CT
December 5*
at Fordham  81–95  0–2
Rose Hill Gymnasium 
The Bronx, NY
December 9*
at Holy Cross  88–94  0–3
Worcester Auditorium 
Worcester, Massachusetts
December 12
at Brown  69–70  0–4
(0–1)
Marvel Gymnasium 
Providence, RI
December 16*
Trinity  92–66  1–4
(0–1)
Payne Whitney Gymnasium 
New Haven, CT
December 19
Brown  99–88  2–4
(1–1)
Payne Whitney Gymnasium 
New Haven, CT
December 22*
vs. Syracuse  72–78  2–5
(1–1)
 
 
December 23
vs. Harvard  72–79  2–6
(1–1)
 
 
December 27*
at Ohio State  62–83  2–7
(1–1)
St. John Arena 
Columbus, Ohio
December 29*
vs. Wisconsin  64–90  2–8
(1–1)
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
December 30*
vs. Rice  70–72  2–9
(1–1)
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
January 5
Columbia  76–62  3–9
(2–1)
Payne Whitney Gymnasium 
New Haven, CT
January 6
Cornell  95–68  4–9
(3–1)
Payne Whitney Gymnasium 
New Haven, CT
January 19*
Wesleyan  76–46  5–9
(3–1)
Payne Whitney Gymnasium 
New Haven, CT
January 27*
at M. I. T.  76–55  6–9
(3–1)
Rockwell Cage 
Cambridge, Massachusetts
February 2
at Penn  56–76  6–10
(3–2)
The Palestra 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
February 3
at Princeton  73–85  6–11
(3–3)
Jadwin Gymnasium 
Princeton, NJ
February 9
at Harvard  86–89  6–12
(3–4)
Malkin Athletic Center 
Cambridge, Massachusetts
February 10
at Dartmouth  69–83  6–13
(3–5)
Alumni Gymnasium 
Hanover, NH
February 16
Dartmouth  82–69  7–13
(4–5)
Payne Whitney Gymnasium 
New Haven, CT
February 17
Harvard  76–70  8–13
(5–5)
Payne Whitney Gymnasium 
New Haven, CT
February 23
Princeton  63–61  9–13
(6–5)
Payne Whitney Gymnasium 
New Haven, CT
February 23
Penn  49–78  9–14
(6–6)
Payne Whitney Gymnasium 
New Haven, CT
March 2
at Cornell  68–88  9–15
(6–7)
Barton Hall 
Ithaca, NY
March 3
at Columbia  71–73  9–16
(6–8)
University Heights Gymnasium 
Broadway, NY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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References[edit]

  1. "1972—1973" (PDF). Yale Bulldogs. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 10, 2019. Retrieved May 20, 2020. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  2. "1972-73 Yale Bulldogs Roster and Stats". SR/CBB. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 28, 2020.
  3. "1972–73 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com.
  4. "Yale Game-By-Game Results" (PDF). Yale.prestosports.com.


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