Jackets’ hot streak halted at Bethany

Bison now own 10 straight wins over Waynesburg

Coming into Wednesday night’s game at Bethany, the  men’s basketball team was one of the hottest teams in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference, having won four straight. However, Bethany, who came into the night at just 1-15 overall and 0-6 in conference play, got a  72-59 win over the Yellow Jackets [4-13, 4-4], halting Waynesburg’s momentum.  … Continue reading

Jacket men look to make it five straight at Bethany

Waynesburg one game back of first place in Presidents' Athletic Conference standings

Looking at the Presidents’ Athletic Conference men’s basketball standings, it can be deceiving to look only at overall record, especially for Waynesburg. Yes, 4-12 is their overall record, but it cannot be further from the truth to say they’re out of playoff contention. In fact, they are right in the thick of the conference championship … Continue reading

Men’s basketball pulls off a shocker at St. Vincent

Jackets beat Bearcats, 73-68, in overtime

After 40 minutes, overtime was necessary to determine a winner between Waynesburg University and St. Vincent last night.  Although the teams were even on the scoreboard, the Bearcats [9-6, 4-2] seemed to have the edge. The already shorthanded Yellow Jackets [3-12, 3-3] had lost 6’10 center Isaiah Alonzo after he succumbed to foul trouble in … Continue reading

Men’s basketball stages second straight comeback in win over W&J

Jackets turn 14-point deficit into 15-point win

On the surface, Saturday’s men’s basketball game against Washington & Jefferson was a classic “tale of two halves” style of contest.   After 20 minutes, the Presidents [8-6, 3-3] were in command, holding a 47-33 lead. In the second half, however, Waynesburg [2-12, 2-3] dominated, outscoring its I-79 rival 52-23 to pull away with an 85-70 … Continue reading

Comeback effort results in day of firsts in Beaver Falls

Jackets rally from 14 points down at half, Fusina picks up first win

Seven times this season, the Waynesburg University men’s basketball team had trailed by ten points or more at halftime. They lost each one of those games.  All of those losses, however, were in 2019, and Saturday’s game was the first for the Jackets in 2020.  This time the result was different. Waynesburg [1-12, 1-3] picked … Continue reading

Strong defensive performance not enough for Jackets in close loss to Penn State Behrend

Waynesburg now 0-12, back in conference play Saturday

Monday night’s game against Penn State Behrend was the closest the Waynesburg University men’s basketball team has come to getting a win in the Tim Fusina era.  Unfortunately, the Yellow Jackets [0-12] are still searching for that first victory, as a gritty effort ended in a 62-57 loss.  It was the first time this season … Continue reading