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Men’s Basketball Season Recap: Yellow Jackets Reach NCAA II Tournament

By Josh Decker The Cedarville Yellow Jackets capped off a historic 2021-2022 season with an impressive postseason run that ended only after Cedarville fell to rival Hillsdale in the first round of the NCAA Division II Tournament. Entering the year, the Jackets, who returned with a fully reloaded roster from last year, were picked fifth in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference in the Preseason Coaches’ Poll. It was a slow start, however, with losses to then-ranked No. 6 in the country ...

Cedarville Earns First-Ever Bid to NCAA Division II Tournament

By Josh Decker The Cedarville men’s basketball team has earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Tournament for the first time in school history. “I am grateful to God for this opportunity and thrilled for our program,” head coach Pat Estepp said. “This group has put in the hard work and sacrifice to get to this point and they have a lot to be proud of.” The 64-team field is divided into eight regions, with 23 spots determined by conference tournament ...

Yellow Jackets Come Up Short in G-MAC Championship

By Josh Decker No. 6 seed Cedarville fell just short of a G-MAC conference championship for the second consecutive year on Saturday afternoon, dropping a 76-62 result to No. 1 Walsh. Branden Maughmer and Kollin Van Horn each scored 12 points in the contest for the Yellow Jackets and Quinton Green chipped in 10. The Jackets’ offense was stagnant in the game and Cedarville was unable to contain the Cavaliers’ offense, which shot nearly 60 percent overall from the field. Cedarville kept ...

Maughmer’s Last-Second Shot Propels Yellow Jackets to G-MAC Championship

By Josh Decker The No. 6 seed Cedarville Yellow Jackets pulled off an impressive 68-66 upset to stun No. 2 Hillsdale in a G-MAC semifinal matchup Friday night. The victory sends Cedarville, 19-11 overall and 14-8 in conference play,  to the G-MAC championship for the second straight year and marks the first time the Jackets have ever defeated Hillsdale. With Cedarville and Hillsdale tied at 66-66 and only five seconds left on the clock, senior Branden Maughmer perfectly timed a steal off ...

Yellow Jackets Surge Past Ohio Dominican on Senior Day

By Josh Decker The Cedarville men’s basketball team used a late push to escape with a 70-64 victory over Ohio Dominican on Saturday afternoon. The game marked the final home contest of the season for the Jackets as seniors Conner TenHove, Quinton Green, Branden Maughmer, Isaiah Speelman, and Kollin Van Horn were honored before tip-off. Appropriately, Cedarville’s veteran players stepped up to propel the Jackets to the win. “It’s tough to put into words what this class has meant ...

Jackets Grind Out Victory Over Wilberforce

  By Josh Decker The Cedarville men’s basketball team recovered from a sluggish first half to pull away for an 83-62 win against non-conference opponent Wilberforce Saturday night. The Yellow Jackets improve to 14-10 overall on the season with the victory. In a choppy game that ended with 45 total fouls called between the two teams, senior Quinton Green paced the Cedarville offense, finishing the night with 27 points, including going 16-19 from the free-throw line. Senior ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...