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Second Half Surge Springs Cedarville to Win

by Tim Miller A destructive opening to the second half allowed Cedarville to blow by Alderson Broaddus on Thursday night, giving the Yellow Jackets a 72-56 win. Thursday night's G-MAC games pitted six teams within two games in the standings against each other, and the Yellow Jackets were beneficiaries of movement within the conference. Cedarville (9-8, 6-3 G-MAC) is now locked in a four-way tie for third in the conference and ends its two-game skid with the dub. Senior guard Grant ...

Yellow Jackets Win Third Straight

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Yellow Jackets (5-4, 3-1 G-MAC) toppled the Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers on Saturday evening, 76-59. The Yellow Jackets used a second-half surge to pull away, shooting 51 percent and scoring 48 points from the field in the final 20 minutes. Redshirt freshman Quinton Green came off the bench to lead the Yellow Jackets, scoring 19 points and pulling in eight rebounds. "Quinton Green was tremendous," head coach Pat Estepp said after the game. "I probably should've ...

Yellow Jackets’ Youth Leads Way Against Trevecca

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Yellow Jackets (4-4, 2-1 G-MAC) poured it on the Trevecca Nazarene Trojans on Thursday night, winning in a 94-64 blowout. Five players reached double figures for the Yellow Jackets in a complete dismantling of the Trojans. Cedarville's leading scorer was freshman forward Isaiah Speelman. Speelman scored 20 points and was dynamic, shooting 4-6 from behind the arc. "Isaiah had a great night," head coach Pat Estepp said. "He shot well but he played well too. He ...

Yellow Jackets Fall in G-MAC Opener

by Tim Smith The Cedarville Yellow Jackets were defeated by the Hillsdale Chargers 74-66 Thursday evening in Cedarville's first conference game of the season.. The Jackets drop to 0-1 in the G-MAC, but there were some silver-linings to take away. The top scorers for Cedarville were Branden Maughmer (19 points), Conner TenHove (18 points), and Kollin Van Horn (18 points). The Yellow Jackets totaled 27 rebounds in the losing effort and shot a respectable 50 percent from the field. The ...

Cedarville Stunned Against Shawnee State

by Joshua Stevens Cedarville University lost a heartbreaker in the final seconds of Saturday night’s game against Shawnee State to bring the 2018 Don Callan Classic to a close. Shawnee State made two free throws with one second left to stun the crowd at the Callan Athletic Center. In a tale of two halves, the Jackets (2-2) found themselves down eight at halftime, but quickly battled back to build a lead against the Bears in the second half. Despite some foul trouble, the Jackets were up ...

Men’s Basketball Dominates in Home Opener

by Abigail Hintz Callan Athletic Center was the place to be Friday night as the Yellow Jackets men’s basketball team (2-1) defeated the Campbellsville University-Somerset Tigers, 112-69 in the 2018 Don Callan Classic. The crowd got what they came for, with dunks, technical fouls and an appearance from the “Towel Gang.” Freshman guard Branden Maughmer led the team in points with 19, shooting 8-9 from the field and 3-3 on 3-pointers. Sophomore forward Conner TenHove had a great game as ...

Cedarville Loses in Exhibition With Akron

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Yellow Jackets battled the Division I Akron Zips in an exhibition on Tuesday night, and the Zips pulled away from Cedarville in the second half to win, 70-50. While the game will not count against Cedarville's record, the win for Akron gives the Zips one in the win column, as the matchup counted as Akron's season-opener. Freshman guard Branden Maughmer led the Yellow Jackets in scoring with 15 points on 7-12 shooting and also pulled down six rebounds. Senior ...

Yellow Jackets Close Season With Win on Senior Day

by Joshua Stevens Cedarville shot 59 percent from the 3-point line and scored 47 bench points to get the win against Alderson Broaddus on Saturday, 87-77. The win came on Senior Night, as the men’s basketball team said goodbye to Evan Kraatz, Sean Blackburn, and Patrick Bain, the team’s leading scorer who tore his ACL against Ohio Valley on January 27. “For the seniors, I knew it was going to be emotional.” Kraatz said. “Especially for Pat. I know it killed him that he couldn...

Yellow Jackets Get Big Contributions in Dismantling of Davis & Elkins

By Joshua Stevens Contributions from Conner TenHove, Joey Morlan and Grant Zawadski, allowed Cedarville to handle Davis & Elkins 88-69 on Thursday as the Yellow Jackets try to end their season on a high note. TenHove had 21 points, Morlan scored 19 off the bench and Zawadski contributed 18 points and eight assists as the Jackets led by as many as 21 points to win in front of their home crowd. “We got out to a hot start,” TenHove said. “We had a lot of guys contribute, which is ...