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Yellow Jackets Win G-MAC Tournament Opener

by Tim Miller The No. 4 Cedarville Yellow Jackets returned to the G-MAC Tournament after a one-year hiatus and won 81-77 over No. 5 Ohio Dominican on Tuesday night. The Yellow Jackets led for the majority of the game, but didn't clearly have an advantage until the very end against the defending conference tournament champions. The Yellow Jackets were lethal from deep, sniping 62 percent of their shots from behind the arc. All five starters were in double figures for Cedarville. "Our ...

Yellow Jackets Post Win On Senior Night

by Joshua Stevens Cedarville had much to celebrate on Senior Night, as they handled their business against Lake Erie on Thursday, winning 72-52. The win keeps the Jackets (16-10, 13-5) at fourth in the G-MAC standings, with the conference tournament quickly approaching. Seniors Grant Zawadzki, Robert Okoro and Gabriel Portillo stepped onto the floor at Callan Athletic Center for their final regular season home game, and each of them contributed to the Jackets’ big win. Zawadzki scored 13 ...

Jackets Clinch Playoff Berth With Win Over Tiffin

by Abigail Hintz The Cedarville men’s basketball team (15-10, 12-5 G-MAC) clinched a spot in the G-MAC Tournament Saturday afternoon with a hardfought 86-80 victory over Tiffin University. Freshmen Yellow Jackets led the way for Cedarville, scoring 65 of the team’s 85 points. Freshman guard Branden Maughmer led his team with 25 points, shooting 50 percent from the field and 100 percent from the free throw line. Freshman guard Quinton Green followed closely behind with 17 points and six ...

Yellow Jackets Suffer Setback to No. 14 Findlay

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Yellow Jackets surrendered their first half lead to the No. 14 Findlay Oilers and never got it back, losing 81-68 on Thursday night. The Yellow Jackets' loss is a huge blow to their hopes of hosting the conference tournament, as they fall two games out of first place. Just six players scored for the Yellow Jackets (12-9, 9-4 G-MAC) in the loss. Cedarville was out-rebounded by three and lost the turnover margin by six. Sophomore Conner TenHove led the Yellow ...

Preview: Cedarville Takes On G-MAC Leader Findlay

by Tim Miller After upsetting No. 9 ranked Findlay on Dec. 1, the Cedarville Yellow Jackets have an opportunity to sweep the Oilers this Thursday. Head coach Pat Estepp said Findlay hasn't implemented many changes in its scheme since their first meeting, so the challenge on Thursday will be beating a team for a second time that rarely loses twice to the same team in a season. Now the No. 14 team in the nation, Findlay is an impressive 16-3 and is tied for first in the ...

Yellow Jackets Outlast Fighting Scots 75-72

by Tim Smith The Cedarville Yellow Jackets defeated the Ohio Valley Fighting Scots Saturday night by a score of 75-72. The Jackets improve to 12-8 on the season and 9-3 in the G-MAC, and increased their win streak to four games. It didn’t come easy, though. “Ohio Valley came out confident and hit some tough shots,” head coach Pat Estepp said. “But, I’m proud of our guys for pulling it out in the end.” The Yellow Jackets led for the majority of the game, but Ohio Valley ...

Jackets Take Second Place with Crucial G-MAC Win

by Abigail Hintz The Cedarville men’s basketball team passed a huge test of the season with flying colors, taking down Ohio Dominican 79-63 without losing the lead once. The high-stakes matchup was a battle for second place in the conference, which Cedarville (11-8, 8-3 G-MAC) now holds with Thursday’s win over the defending G-MAC champions. Coming into the game, Cedarville and Ohio Dominican were level in terms of stats. The Jackets had the edge in 3-point field goals and free throws, ...

Cedarville Faces Ohio Dominican In Critical G-MAC Showdown

by Tim Miller The Cedarville men’s basketball team will welcome Ohio Dominican to the Callan Athletic Center on Thursday night for a game that could go a long way in controlling the destiny of the Yellow Jackets’ season. Cedarville (10-8, 7-3 G-MAC) is tied for second in the conference with the Panthers, and Thursday’s meeting is the only matchup between the two squads this season. The Yellow Jackets have won both of their games since returning to Callan after over a month on the ...

Towel Gang Movement Swarms Cedarville

From no-name JV scrubs to respected varsity athletes, they bring energy to games by Tim Miller Cedarville basketball is in its best state in recent memory. In the first week of January, both the men’s and women’s teams were perched atop the G-MAC standings. There’s plenty of reasons to head to Callan to catch a game. If you need just a little more motivation, look no further than the CU Towel Gang. The role of the Towel Gang is to simply bring energy at the end of the bench and ...

Yellow Jackets Breeze By Davis & Elkins

by Joshua Stevens Four players scored in double digits for Cedarville as they handled Davis & Elkins 88-71 on Saturday, keeping them in third place in the G-MAC. Freshman Branden Maughmer had 16 points, sophomore Connor TenHove had 15, and freshmen Kollin Van Horn, Quinton Green and Isaiah Speelman had 12, 12 and 11, respectively, as the Jackets (10-8, 7-3 G-MAC) were up by has many as 23 in the victory. Senior guard Grant Zawadzki dished out 13 assists, including an impressive behind...