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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 ...

Cedarville’s Season Ends With G-MAC Championship Loss to Malone

by Josh Decker Following an impressive semifinal win over No. 2 Findlay Friday night, the No. 6 Cedarville Yellow Jackets’ season ended with a disappointing 77-59 loss to Malone in the 2020-2021 G-MAC championship. Cedarville was led offensively by senior Conner TenHove, who dropped 18 points on 7-14 shooting from the field, and junior Branden Maughmer, who scored 13 on 6-12 shooting. Cedarville fell behind early in the game, surrendering baskets quickly and going down 11-4 by the ...

Yellow Jackets’ Grind Past Findlay to Clinch Spot in G-MAC Championship

by Josh Decker The No. 6 Cedarville Yellow Jackets’ used a strong offensive outing and a couple key defensive stops to defeat No. 2 Findlay 76-73 in a hard-fought semifinal. The victory punches Cedarville’s ticket to the 2020-2021 G-MAC men’s championship, which will be the team's first appearance in the title game since 2013. “It’s something really special, and it’s a special group of guys,” remarked Conner TenHove after the win. “It means a lot to us.” The Yellow ...

Yellow Jackets Upset No. 3 Kentucky Wesleyan to Advance to Semifinals

by Josh Decker The No. 6 Cedarville Yellow Jackets used a strong start and clutch free throws down the stretch to secure a 64-55 upset victory on the road Tuesday night against No. 3 Kentucky Wesleyan in the quarterfinal of the 2020-2021 G-MAC tournament. The Yellow Jackets finished the night with three players in double-figures offensively. Quinton Green paced the Jackets’ offense with 20 points on 6-12 shooting from the field, including three triples. Junior Branden Maughmer dropped 13 ...

Cedarville Drops Regular Season Finale at Hillsdale

by Josh Decker The Cedarville Yellow Jackets (10-8) lost on the road 74-54 to NABC Division II No. 9 Hillsdale (19-1) on Saturday afternoon in the final regular season game of the year. The Jackets established early momentum and stayed competitive with Hillsdale for most of the first half, but the home team took over in the final twenty minutes to secure the G-MAC regular season title. Junior Quinton Green led the way offensively for the Jackets, pouring in 22 points on 9-13 shooting while ...

Yellow Jackets Fall to No. 21 Findlay in Home Finale

by Josh Decker The Cedarville Yellow Jackets lost a close 65-61 contest to NABC Division II No. 21 Findlay (16-4) on Wednesday night in the final home game of the regular season for Cedarville. The loss is the Jackets’ second straight, and Cedarville drops to 10-7 in the G-MAC where they sit at fifth place. Junior Branden Maughmer paced the Jackets’ offense, scoring 19 points on an efficient 9-13 from the floor. Junior Isaiah Speelman finished the night with 12 points, and freshman ...