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Yellow Jackets Clipped in Overtime

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Yellow Jackets (6-5, 1-3 G-MAC) lost a tight affair to the Findlay Oilers on Saturday evening in overtime, 79-78. The men’s team lost in overtime right after the women’s team lost in double overtime to Findlay. Head coach Pat Estepp said that even though the loss is tough to swallow, he was very encouraged by the team’s performance against one of the top teams in the region. “I couldn’t be prouder of our guys,” Estepp said. “That’s a gut-wre...

No. 22 Cedarville Deflated in Double Overtime Loss

by Tim Miller The No. 22 Cedarville Lady Jackets fell in a marathon of a game to the Findlay Oilers on Saturday afternoon, 92-83 in two overtimes. Junior guard Baylee Bennett reached a career high in points with 32 on 8-11 shooting from behind the arc. “I’m proud of Baylee for shooting very well,” head coach Kari Hoffman said. “She’s been in a slump so I’m proud of her for getting her confidence back.” Junior guard Regina Hochstetler added 15 points and senior guard Kaitlyn ...

Okoro’s Unusual Journey to Cedarville

by Tim Miller For most collegiate athletes, it takes dedication from a young age to become good enough to be successful in high-level college sports. For Cedarville University junior basketball player Robert Okoro, basketball was far from his mind for most of his life. Okoro, a native of Imo State, Nigeria, didn’t enter a basketball gym until Dec. 19, 2009. Okoro said he remembered watching the sport on the Olympics and thought it looked elementary, but there’s a reason he remembers the ...

Lady Jackets Open Conference Play with Win

by Tim Miller The No. 24 Cedarville Lady Jackets (6-1,1-0 G-MAC) won their conference opener against the Trevecca Nazarene Trojans on Thursday night, 75-60. Five players reached double digits in the game for Cedarville. Junior guard Regina Hochstetler led the Lady Jackets in scoring with 15 points on 6-13 shooting. The Lady Jackets’ two starting forwards each flirted with double-doubles. Senior forward Emily Williams reached double digits in scoring for the first time this season and ...

Bain Reaches 1,000 Career Points as Cedarville Topples Trevecca

by Tim Miller Patrick Bain scored his 1,000th career point in the Cedarville Yellow Jackets (6-2, 1-0 G-MAC) conference opening win over the Trevecca Nazarene Trojans. Bain finished with 21 points, all of which came in the second half. Bain also added seven rebounds, five assists and two blocks. Bain said he’s humbled to play college basketball, and even more so to score 1,000 points. “It’s a good feeling,” Bain said. “I couldn’t have done it without my teammates constantly ...

Bain Goes to East Asia for a Higher Purpose

USA Eagles ministers to others through basketball by Tim Miller For most basketball players, summer is a time for players to hone their craft and meticulously work on small parts of their game. Some do that through private workouts, while others join summer teams to get additional in-game experience. For Cedarville University senior guard Patrick Bain, part of his summer was spent both improving his game and working toward strengthening interpersonal relationships for a traveling basketb...

Cedarville Blows Out Shawnee State in Testy Affair

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Yellow Jackets (5-2) blew out the Shawnee State Bears on Saturday night by a final count of 106-80. Cedarville shot 63 percent from the field and 69 percent from behind the 3-point line in the game. Junior forward Joey Morlan broke out for a career-high 20 points on 6-8 shooting from behind the arc. Morlan said ending his slow start to the season tonight will give him confidence going forward. “It was nice to see a couple go down tonight,” Morlan said. ...

Cedarville Closes Non-Conference Play With Romping of Wilberforce

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Lady Jackets (5-1) continued their dominance of the Wilberforce Bulldogs, defeating Wilberforce 84-43 on Thursday night. The Lady Jackets have taken 43 of the 45 all time matchups between the two schools. Junior guard Regina Hochstetler led the team in scoring for the fifth game this season, piling in 16 points on 7-15 shooting. Hochstetler was delighted with the high-quality brand of team basketball played tonight. “I thought it was a really great win for ...

Bain’s 20-point Second Half Charges Cedarville Past Ohio Christian

by Tim Miller Senior guard Patrick Bain broke out for 20 second-half points to help the Cedarville Yellow Jackets topple the Ohio Christian Trailblazers, 85-71 on Tuesday night. Bain finished with 22 points and 11 rebounds for his first double-double of the season. Head coach Pat Estepp wasn’t pleased with the Yellow Jackets’ performance tonight. “I thought Ohio Christian was more ready to play than us,” Estepp said. “We didn’t have a good enough intensity level and we ...

Cedarville Sprints Past Indy

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Lady Jackets (4-1) avenged last season’s loss to the University of Indianapolis Greyhounds on Monday night, handling Indy 77-55. The Lady Jackets shot 53 percent from the field and 43 percent from behind the 3-point line in the game. Senior guard Kaitlyn Holm and junior guard Regina Hochstetler paired up to score 19 each. Senior forward Breanne Watterworth came right behind with 16 points and nine rebounds. Hochstetler said the team’s hot start to the ...