Jackets Hold Off Senators
On Lil' Sibs' Weekend, the Yellow Jackets beat Davis & Elkins, 82-73, in front of a crowd of nearly 1,500 people.
The game started out at a fast pace. Both teams committed early turnovers, but their three-point shots were falling. The Senators grabbed several offensive rebounds and turned those into second-chance points. They also got open looks from behind the arc and cashed in on the opportunities. Seven minutes into the game, they led the Jackets 15-11.
Then Cedarville made ...
Lady Jackets Win 11 in a Row, Defeat Senators
On Saturday of Lil' Sibs' Weekend, the Lady Jackets defeated Davis & Elkins, 75-58.
The Senators measured up with the Lady Jackets more so than previous teams in terms of how they approached the game. They shared the basketball, and didn’t panic when they gave up baskets in bunches. The Senators, a team with a talented frontcourt, were able to post up and score in the paint.
Both teams were poised in terms of execution, and play was at a gridlock most of the first half. Before ...
Zero to 100 Really Quickly: Lady Jackets Make it 10 Straight in Win No. 20
Coaches, cheerleaders, players, and fans all wore the same color Thursday evening, and the Lady Jackets were “tickled pink” as they crossed the century mark for the first time this season in their 101-72 win over the Alderson Broaddus Battlers. It was the Jackets' tenth win in a row, who stand at 20-2 as they seek their first ever spot in USA Today’s Division II Top 25 poll.
Alderson Broaddus tried to surprise the Lady Jackets with an up-tempo pressing defense, but the first half was ...
Cedarville Loses in Final Seconds
The Cedarville men's basketball team let a lead slip away as they fell at home to Alderson Broaddus, 76-74. The Jackets led the Battlers up until the closing seconds, when the visiting team tipped in a missed shot with six seconds left.
Cedarville came out of the gate aggressively in a full court press and fell back into a zone. Sophomore forward Easton Bazzoli had a great first half. He hit two early threes and drove to the rim. The Jackets were executing in the half court and running the ...