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Jackets Top Walsh Behind Maughmer’s Offensive Performance

By Josh Decker The Cedarville men’s basketball team put together a thrilling 76-73 victory over the visiting Walsh Cavaliers on Thursday night. The victory marks the Jackets’ second straight win and moves Cedarville into first place in the G-MAC. The Jackets’ record now stands at 9-5 and 5-2 within the conference. Senior Branden Maughmer scored 23 points, including a couple of key baskets down the stretch to lead the Jackets offensively. Senior Conner TenHove finished with a ...

Yellow Jackets Surge Past Florida Southern

In the second and final game Cedarville men’s basketball played in the Sunshine State, the Yellow Jackets came away with a solid 82-73 win over Florida Southern. With the victory, the Jackets improved their regular season record to 7-4. Senior Isaiah Speelman paced the Yellow Jackets’ offense, finishing with a game-high 22 points on 7-11 shooting from the field, including 6-9 from behind-the-arc. Senior Branden Maughmer tallied 16 points and six rebounds and sophomore Jayvon Maughmer ...

Maughmer’s Late Shot Propels Comeback Win Over St. Leo

In Saturday’s matchup against St. Leo, Cedarville senior Branden Maughmer drilled a triple at the buzzer to force overtime and propel the Yellow Jackets to a thrilling 96-93 victory.  The Yellow Jacket’s victory came in their first match of the Florida Southern Classic, held at Florida Southern University, and improved their record to 6-4 Maughmer finished the night as the Jackets’ leading scorer with 21 points and grabbed six rebounds in his return to the lineup after missing two ...

Cedarville Men’s Basketball Falls Just Short Against Hillsdale

by Josh Decker The Yellow Jackets put together a hard-fought game against NABC No. 15 Hillsdale Saturday night, but came up just short against the Chargers, falling by a final score of 58-57. With the loss, Cedarville drops to 5-4 overall with a 3-1 record in G-MAC play. The game comes only two days after the Jackets put together a tremendous performance to stun conference rival Findlay with a 68-66 victory on the road. Cedarville was still without starting point guard Branden ...

Maughmer Lifts Yellow Jackets Over Ashland

by Josh Decker Cedarville men’s basketball put together a strong performance and earned their third straight victory Saturday afternoon with a 74-71 victory over G-MAC newcomer Ashland. The result improves the Yellow Jackets’ record this season to 4-3, including a strong 2-0 start in the G-MAC. Branden Maughmer erupted for 27 points while pulling in 10 rebounds. Maughmer finished the game with an extremely efficient 9-10 shooting from the field and has now had a 27 plus point ...

High-Powered Offense Propels Jackets to Victory Over Southern Indiana

by Josh Decker Cedarville University men's basketball put together a strong performance and earned their second win in their home opener Monday night, defeating Southern Indiana by a score of 101-88. The result improves the Jackets overall record this year to 2-3 and wraps up a busy schedule this past week that saw Cedarville play three games in five days. “The biggest positive is the toughness we played with,” said head coach Pat Estepp. “I thought we really played hard on both ...

Men’s Basketball Aiming High Ahead of New Season

by Josh Decker The 2020-2021 season was a difficult yet successful year for the Cedarville men’s basketball team. After finishing with a 10-8 regular season record, the Yellow Jackets entered last season’s Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) tournament as the No. 6 seed and notched key victories over Kentucky Wesleyan and Findlay before ultimately falling just short to Malone in the G-MAC tournament championship. Now with the 2021-2022 campaign on the horizon, Cedarville is ...

Cedarville Men’s Basketball Drops Exhibition Opener Against Dayton

by Josh Decker The Cedarville Yellow Jackets fell 94-60 against Division I University of Dayton Monday night in an exhibition game where the Jackets’ outside shots just didn’t seem to find the net. The exhibition game, played at University of Dayton Arena, gave Cedarville an excellent opportunity to prepare for the upcoming regular season schedule by going up against high-end talent and athleticism. It was also the first full-capacity for Dayton in 603 days, which drew a crowd of over ...

Cedarville Men’s Basketball to Play University of Dayton

by Abigail Hintz For the third time in three seasons, Cedarville men's basketball is scheduled to go up against Division I University of Dayton Flyers in an exhibition game. The game is scheduled for Nov. 1 at UD Arena with tipoff at 7 p.m. The two teams last competed prior to the 2019-20 season in which Cedarville fell 93-60. They were scheduled to play last season as well, but it was cancelled due to COVID-19 protocols. Dayton is scheduled to open their regular season just eight days ...

Men’s Basketball Recap: Jackets Fall Just Short of G-MAC Championship

by Josh Decker The Yellow Jackets rounded out one of the most challenging seasons to date with an impressive tournament run that ended only after Cedarville fell in the 2020-2021 Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) championship game. No. 6 Cedarville grinded out a thrilling 76-73 victory over No. 2 Findlay in the semifinals, but the Jackets’ championship hopes were dashed by a 77-59 loss to Malone in the final. Entering the year, the Yellow Jackets were picked second in the G-MAC ...