Jackets’ Starters Propel Past Ohio Christian
Cedarville defeated Ohio Christian Wednesday night 70-61. The Jackets won despite the fact their bench scored only three points and they only made 10 of their 19 free throws.
However, all five of Cedarville’s starters scored in double figures. Dazhonetae Bennett lead the way with 19 points and also had five rebounds. Justice Montgomery had 14 points and four assists. Robert Okoro had 13 points and nine rebounds. JC Faubion had 11 points and six rebounds. Patrick Bain had 10 points and five ...
Cedarville falls to Walsh
Cedarville lost to Walsh Thursday evening 78-73 in a game that went down to the wire.
The game went back and forth in the final minutes until Walsh scored a basket and got fouled. They made the free throw to take a three point lead with under a minute left.
JC Faubion lead the Jackets in points and rebounds with 17 and seven. Dazhonetae Bennett added 14 points and Patrick Bain scored 13 points off the bench.
Cedarville Head Coach Pat Estepp said his team failed to capitalize on opportun...
Jackets Fall in Season Opener
Cedarville lost their season opener at home to Truman State Friday night by a score of 82-70.
JC Faubion lead the Jackets with 20 points and five rebounds. Easton Bazzoli added 15 points and six rebounds and Robert Okoro had 13 points and five rebounds.
One of the biggest issues for the Jackets highlighted by Head Coach Pat Estepp was getting production from their bench. The Jacket bench shot a combined 1-16 for two points compared to Truman State’s 20 points from their bench. ...
Cedarville Earns First Win
The Cedarville Yellow Jackets controlled nearly every facet of the game in their 80-68 win over the Maryville Saints on Saturday night. With the win, the Jackets improve to 1-1 to finish the Cedarville-hosted Don Callan Classic.
Cedarville took the lead with 5:29 seconds in the first half, and never looked back from there.
“The key for us was the end of the first half,” Cedarville head coach Pat Estepp said. “Last night we didn’t score in the last four minutes of the first ...
Moonlight Madness 2016
PHOTO GALLERY: Cedarville University's tradition, "Moonlight Madness", celebrated the beginning of basketball season Sat. Nov 5.
Cedarville Wins 5th Straight
The Jackets matched their season-high with a five-game winning streak, defeating the Wilberforce Bulldogs 94-73 on Saturday night. Junior J.C. Faubion led the way, tying a career-high with 35 points on 75 percent shooting and five assists. Cedarville head coach Pat Estepp said Faubion matched his career high in points because of his off-ball movement.
“He didn’t stop moving,” Estepp said. “He came off screens and was cutting really well. That is a big reason he got those 35.”
Cedarville Blown Out by Alderson-Broaddus
The Yellow Jackets were outplayed in nearly every aspect of the game, men's basketball head coach Pat Estepp said, as the team fell to the visiting Alderson-Broaddus Battlers Saturday night, 77-58.
Estepp said the turning point of the game came in the first several minutes of the second half. Cedarville was down, 36-22 at halftime.
“We needed to come out because we were so bad offensively in the first half,” he said. “We had to come out and knock down some shots, make some ...
Jackets Drop Third Straight
The Cedarville Yellow Jackets men's basketball team lost a close game to the Findlay Oilers on Wednesday night, 69-60. The Jackets trailed 33-26 at half and could never get any closer than three as Findlay won their first game of the year on the road.
With 11 minutes to go in the second half, junior guard J.C. Faubion drove in for the and-one layup to cut the lead to 49-42. Although he missed the free throw, on the next possession Faubion came down and hit a three as the Jackets battled ...
Jackets Drop Season Opener
Despite an impressive performance by freshman forward Kwenton Scott, the Yellow Jackets opened up the season with an 88-71 loss to the visiting Lewis University Flyers.
The Jackets got off to a fast start to their first game of the Don Callan Classic. Scott scored eight of the team’s first 12 points, making all four of his shots. They took a 16-10 lead seven minutes into the game. This would be their largest lead, however, as the Flyers went on a 22-8 run to go up, 32-24.
Foul trouble ...
Dribbling Across Demographics
Aside from making up the biggest class in school history, the freshmen on Cedarville’s men’s basketball team bring cultural diversity, talent and humility to the court.
Seven players make up this year’s recruiting class. Center Roshane O’Brien and wing Gregory Wallace come from Jamaica. Forward Robert Okoro is from Nigeria, and forward Gabriel Portillo, a sophomore by credit, is from Italy. Stateside, wing Kwenton Scott hails from Arizona, and guards Colton Linkous and Kyle Laffin ...