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Yellow Jackets Confident Ahead of New Season

by Josh Decker Coming off of a successful 2019-2020 regular season that saw the Yellow Jackets’ season end with an early exit in the G-MAC conference tournament, the Cedarville men’s basketball team is focused on improving and looking forward to the 2020-2021 campaign, especially with all of the uncertainty surrounding the season with COVID-19. Cedarville came away with 18 wins last year and an overall record of 18-11. A solid 13-5 conference record was good enough to secure fourth ...

Cedarville Secures Three Division I Exhibitions

by Tim Miller Fresh off a 2019 season that ended with a NCCAA Division I National Championship banner, the Cedarville University men’s basketball team will surge into this season with three exhibitions against NCAA Division I programs. The Yellow Jackets will travel to Valparaiso, Ohio State, and Dayton on Oct. 19, Oct. 30 and Nov. 2. Head coach Pat Estepp said he has been in contact with Dayton and Ohio State for exhibitions since he took over the program in 2008. While in past years the ...

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 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 ...

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 ...