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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 ...

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 ...

Yellow Jackets Eliminated from G-MAC Tournament Contention

By Joshua Stevens The Cedarville Yellow Jackets lost another close game, this one against Lake Erie, in a 65-63 contest on Saturday. With the home loss, the Jackets (11-14, 6-12 G-MAC) were eliminated from G-MAC tournament contention. The Storm (13-13, 8-10) move up to seventh in the G-MAC standings. In a messy first half where both teams had more turnovers than assists, the Jackets seemed to have the early edge. They forced some turnovers in the opening minutes and took advantage of them. ...

Cedarville Falls to Ohio Dominican as G-MAC Hopes Decrease

by Joshua Stevens Cedarville lost a tough game to Ohio Dominican on Saturday, 63-58. The loss keeps the Jackets at 9th place in the G-MAC standings, which would keep them out of the conference tournament. After a big overtime win in Nashville against Trevecca a week earlier, the Jackets (11-12, 6-10 GMAC) came home seeking a second straight win against the Panthers (13-10, 8-8 GMAC), and momentum to keep their conference tournament hopes alive. The first half had promising signs for the ...