The Central State Marauders tallied 11 steals as they defeated the Yellow Jacket men’s basketball team at Cedarville 84-69 on Saturday, Feb. 1. This loss puts Cedarville’s record at 5-13 overall and 3-3 in the G-MAC, the Yellow Jackets’ Division II NCAA conference.
Despite putting up the first points on the scoreboard, the Yellow Jackets were unable to keep pace with the visiting Marauders. The Marauders took an early lead and never looked back.
The Yellow Jackets made several comebacks over the evening, at one point closing the game to 31-30. However, Cedarville was unable to regain the lead from Central State. The score at the end of the first half had the Marauders leading the Jackets 48-37.
Cedarville’s top three scorers of the game were Marcus Reineke with 19 points, J.C. Faubion with 17 points and Brian Grant with 12 points.
Next up for the Yellow Jackets is Davis & Elkins on Thursday, Feb. 6, at 7:30 p.m.