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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 ...

Cedarville Takes First Big Loss to No. 11 Ashland as Injuries Pile Up

by Abigail Hintz Cedarville faced their biggest test on Saturday afternoon taking on G-MAC opponent No. 11 Ashland, but were unable to make it happen, falling 79-52 in their first big loss of the season. The Lady Jackets are now 4-2 on the season and 1-1 in the G-MAC. The Jackets were led by senior Emily Chapman with 16 points and five rebounds. Sophomore Lydia Sweeney stepped up with 12 points and senior Allison Mader had a solid all-around performance with eight points and a team-high ...

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 ...

Lady Jackets Top UIndy In Another Comeback Victory

by Abigail Hintz Cedarville women's basketball rode four double-digit performances to a 75-64 comeback victory over a winless University of Indianapolis Greyhounds. It was a tale of two halves for the Jackets who came out sluggish and lacking energy before picking it up at halftime and winning the second half 46-26. The Lady Jackets are now 3-1 on the season as they head into conference play after Thanksgiving break. Head coach Jason Smith acknowledged the slow start but is seeing a ...

Cedarville Suffers First Loss of the Season in Overtime

by Abigail Hintz Cedarville University women's basketball lost their first game of the season in heartbreaking fashion Wednesday night with an 85-83 loss to Wayne State University in overtime. Both Wayne State and Cedarville came into the contest having won their first two games of the season, and the game reflected that with 20 lead changes. A big second quarter from junior Paige Garr and third quarter from senior Emily Chapman kept the Jackets in the game to be able to push it to overti...

Lady Jackets Outwork Eagles for Gritty Overtime Win

by Abigail Hintz Junior Paige Garr led the Cedarville women's basketball team to a huge a comeback from a 17-point defecit for a dramatic 88-82 overtime win over the University of Southern Indiana to roundout the Midwest Region Crossover. Garr had a career-high 25-point performance, followed by senior Emily Chapman with 20 and senior Isabelle Bolender with 19. Cedarville knew Saturday's contest was going to be completely different than Friday night's blowout of Lake Superior State. The ...

Women’s Basketball Locked In Despite Season of Transition

by Tim Smith For the Cedarville women’s basketball team, this offseason has been anything but dull between a coaching change, transfer players and incoming freshmen. But, none of that changes the fact that as a new season approaches the Lady Jackets are ready to achieve great success. This will be the current team’s first year without Kari Hoffman, who is now the head coach of Wright State’s women’s basketball program. Hoffman was with the Lady Jackets from 2016-2021, during which ...