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

Turnovers killer in Jackets’ loss at Carnegie Mellon

Earlier in the week, it was physicality from Westminster that caused problems for the Waynesburg University women’s basketball team. Thursday, it was length coupled with careless turnovers against Carnegie Mellon that led to a fifth straight loss. Waynesburg fell 77-56 at Carnegie Mellon in a non-conference matchup. The loss puts  Waynesburg at 1-8 this season, and … Continue reading

Jackets rocked by Muskingum, 95-48

Waynesburg now 0-10

Although Monday’s game against Westminster ended in another defeat, Waynesburg University head basketball coach Tim Fusina was pleased with his team’s effort. The Yellow Jackets lost and fell to 0-9 on the season, but hung in there with one of the best teams in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference in the 85-74 setback. The same could … Continue reading

O’Hara goes off against former team, Jackets fall to Westminster

Waynesburg now 0-9, 0-3 in conference

Dylan O’Hara’s last appearance at Waynesburg University as a Westminster Titan was far different from his first.  After spending his freshman year of college with the Yellow Jackets, O’Hara transferred to Westminster, where he was ineligible for the 2016-17 season due to NCAA regulations. The next year, O’Hara returned to the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse, but … Continue reading

Size, pyhsicality too much for Waynesburg against Westminster

Jackets fall to 0-3 in conference play

Westminster’s physicality was too much to handle for Waynesburg (1-7, 0-2 PAC) as the Yellow Jackets  lost to the Titans, 81-69 in a Presidents’ Athletic Conference matchup at the Rudy Marisa Fieldhouse. The win keeps the Titans undefeated on the young season. “They’re very physical and [play good defense],” Waynesburg coach Sam Jones said. “Getting … Continue reading

Waynesburg still looking for first win of Fusina era, now 0-8

Jackets drop to 0-2 in conference play with loss at Chatham

The Waynesburg University men’s basketball team continued its search for its first win of the season as it took on the Chatham Cougars Saturday. After 40 minutes, the Yellow Jackets [0-8, 0-2] are still searching. The game got off  to a rough start for Waynesburg. The Cougars [7-2, 2-0] began the game on a 13-2 … Continue reading

Basketball changes defensive approach

Jackets using Pack Line defense for 2019-20 season

There aren’t many college basketball programs that have matched the University of Virginia’s success over the past decade.  Four ACC regular season titles, two conference tournament championships and, most importantly, a 2019 national championship win have turned the Cavaliers into a national powerhouse.  One of the key reasons for Virginia’s success has been its defense.  … Continue reading