CEDARVILLE, Ohio – Branden Maughmer engineered his first career triple-double to lead the Yellow Jackets to an impressive 101-77 G-MAC victory over Tiffin at Callan Athletic Center.
Maughmer added 20 points to go along with 11 rebounds and 10 assists for Cedarville, 1-1.
Kollin Van Horn was good for 20 points and five blocked shots.
Conner TenHove (15), Quinton Green (14) and Isaiah Speelman (12) also scored in double figures.
The Yellow Jackets, who finally had their healthy center lineup, were never behind in the contest.
The hosts erupted for 58 points in the second half by shooting 57 percent from the floor with an 8-of-11 showing from behind.
Cedarville outscored Tiffin 28-13 in the final eight minutes, including a streak from 13-1 in a period of 3:10.
- Green, Maughmer, TenHove, and Van Horn combined for 69 points, 26 rebounds, and 15 assists.
- That quartet missed the first game of the season against Ohio Valley.
- Cedarville had the points in the painting category, 48-26.
- The Jackets committed only seven turnovers and forced 13.
- CU controlled the boards, 44-32.
- The Yellow Jackets have a 40-36 lead in the all-time series.
- The rematch in Tiffin is scheduled for February 6.
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