2018-19 Men's Basketball News

  • Defiance has 46 Student-Athletes Selected Chi Alpha Sigma
    June 18, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - Defiance College Athletic Department announced its group of student-athletes to the Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society released Tuesday afternoon.
  • Goodrich Headlines Men's Basketball HCAC Honors
    February 27, 2019
    RICHMOND, IND. - Noah Goodrich (Oregon/Genoa) was recognized by Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference for his efforts in the 2018-19 season on Wednesday afternoon. The recognition is Goodrich's first of his career. 
  • Yellow Jackets Conclude Season Against Hanover
    February 16, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College men's basketball team wrapped up the 2018-19 season with a Senior Day matchup with first place Hanover on Saturday, falling to the Panthers 72-58. 
  • Second Half Surge Leads Yellow Jackets to Dramatic Finish
    February 13, 2019
    RICHMOND, IND. - The Defiance College men's basketball team made their last road trip of the season on Wednesday evening. The Yellow Jackets took on Earlham College and battled the Quakers to the wire, falling 68-67. 
  • Yellow Jackets Fall at Transylvania
    February 09, 2019
    The loss brings Defiance's record to 8-15 overall, with a 7-9 HCAC mark. After the contest, DC stood firmly in fifth place in the HCAC standings. With just two games remaining, the Yellow Jackets will continue their push for HCAC postseason action Wednesday, Feb. 13, as they welcome Earlham College to the Karl H. Weaner Center
  • Men's Basketball Second Half Rally Falls Short at Bluffton
    February 06, 2019
    BLUFFTON, OHIO - The Defiance College men's basketball team looked to stage a second half comeback that fell short on Wednesday evening at Bluffton, 55-50.
  • Yellow Jackets Downed by Sharp Shooting Lions
    February 02, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College men's basketball team played host to Mount St. Joseph on Saturday afternoon. A sharp-shooting performance from the Lions allowed the visitors to head back to Cincinnati with a 98-75 win. 
  • Yellow Jackets Soar Past Ravens for HCAC Victory
    January 31, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College men's basketball team gave the Yellow Jacket faithful plenty to cheer about on Thursday evening. Defiance shattered their winless HCAC streak with a 77-60 performance over the Anderson Ravens. 
  • Andrew Breaks Career High as Grizzlies Down Jackets
    January 26, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College men's basketball team played host to the Franklin Grizzlies on Saturday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets battled the Grizzlies late into the second half, eventually falling 87-75. 
  • Yellow Jackets Fall Short at Manchester
    January 23, 2019
    NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. - The Defiance College men's basketball team made the short trip to Manchester University on Wednesday afternoon for a battle with the Spartans. The Yellow Jackets, looking for revenge after a narrow defeat in the first meeting of the season, fell to the hosts 90-67. 
  • Yellow Jacket Offense Stymied by Fightin' Engineers
    January 19, 2019
    TERRE HAUTE, IND. - The Defiance College men's basketball team headed to Rose-Hulman on Saturday for an HCAC contest. The strong Fightin' Engineer side held the Yellow Jackets to under 50 points as Defiance fell 84-48. 
  • Four Yellow Jackets Reach Double-Digits as Quakers Prevail
    January 16, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College men's basketball team played host to the Earlham College Quakers on Wednesday night. Defiance battled to the very end against the visitors, ultimately falling 86-82. 
  • Yellow Jackets and Lions Battle in Double-Overtime Thriller
    January 12, 2019
    CINCINNATI, OHIO - A snowy Saturday of HCAC basketball was highlighted by a double overtime thriller between the Defiance College men's basketball team and Mount St. Joseph. The Yellow Jackets dropped to epic contest 80-74. 
  • Second Half Rally Falls Short as Beavers Down Yellow Jackets
    January 09, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College men's basketball team welcomed in HCAC rival Bluffton on Wednesday afternoon. Despite a strong second half from DC, the sharp-shooting Beavers prevailed, 85-77. 
  • Transy Battle Spotlighted by Jordan's Career-High
    January 05, 2019
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College men's basketball program hosted Transylvania University at the Karl H. Weaner Center on Saturday afternoon. The team's first matchup of the season saw the Pioneers hit the road with a ten point victory, 86-76. 
  • Strong Second Half Lifts Ravens Past Jackets
    January 02, 2019
    ANDERSON, IND. - The Defiance College men's basketball team headed to Anderson University on Wednesday evening. The Yellow Jackets fell to the Ravens by a final score of 87-80. 
  • Strong Weekend Concludes in Championship Defeat
    December 29, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The 2018 Purple & Gold Tournament came to a conclusion on Saturday afternoon as Defiance took on Penn St. Behrend in the Championship bout. The Yellow Jackets battled the Lions to the end, ultimately falling 77-70.
  • Sharp Shooting Propels Yellow Jackets to Victory in Thriller
    December 28, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College men's basketball team wrapped up day one of the 2018 Purple & Gold Tournament on Friday evening. The Yellow Jackets defeated Geneva College in a tight contest, 67-66. 
  • Yellow Jackets Open Win Column in Thrilling Fashion
    December 17, 2018
    Louisville, Ky. - The Defiance College men's basketball team opened up the win column in thrilling style Monday evening as they defeated Spalding University 73-72. 
  • Yellow Jackets Battle Tough Against Defending HCAC Champs
    December 15, 2018
    HANOVER, IND - The Defiance College men's basketball team made the southern trip to HCAC foe Hanover College on Saturday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets saw a high offensive output, allowing them to battle within five points of the Panthers, ultimately falling 77-72.  
  • Men's Basketball Drops Contest at Franklin
    December 08, 2018
    FRANKLIN, IND. - The Defiance College men's basketball team headed south Saturday afternoon for a matchup with HCAC foe Franklin College. Despite battling tough during the first half, the Grizzlies defeated the Yellow Jackets 77-57. 
  • Second Half Surge Stings Yellow Jackets
    December 05, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - The Defiance College men's basketball team continued HCAC action on Wednesday night as they welcomed Manchester University to the Karl H. Weaner Center. The Yellow Jacket quick paced offense fell just short as the Spartans prevailed 76-70. 
  • Yellow Jackets Narrowly Fall to HCAC Preseason Favorite
    December 01, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO - Saturday afternoon's Community Day festivities were wrapped up by the Defiance College men's basketball team taking on Rose-Hulman in the Karl H. Weaner Center. The Yellow Jackets fell to the HCAC preseason favorite by a score of 76-66. 
  • Men's Basketball Toppled by Thiel
    November 17, 2018
    NEW WILMINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA - The Defiance College men's basketball team continued their stay at Westminster College as they took on Thiel College in their final action of the weekend on Saturday afternoon. The Yellow Jackets fell to the Tomcats by a final score of 66-48. 
  • Yellow Jackets Fall Short in Weekend Opener
    November 16, 2018
    NEW WILMINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA - The Defiance College men's basketball team headed east to take on the Westminster College Titans on Friday night as part of the Buzz Ridl Classic. The Yellow Jackets fell to the Titans 67-60. 
  • Yellow Jackets Routed by Area Rival ONU
    November 12, 2018
    ADA, OHIO - The Defiance College men's basketball team made the short trip to Ada on Monday evening to take on Ohio Northern. The Yellow Jackets fell to the perennial Ohio Athletic Conference power by a final score of 99-61. 
  • Men's Basketball Edged in Season Opener
    November 10, 2018
    ADRIAN, MICH. - The Defiance College men's basketball team tipped off the 2018-19 regular season under the direction of fourth year head coach Scott Cutter on Saturday night. The Yellow Jackets battled Adrian College to a 94-82 defeat. 
  • Defiance College Welcomes New Faces for the 2018-19 Season
    November 09, 2018
    DEFIANCE, OHIO – The Defiance College men’s basketball team welcomes new faces for the 2018-19 season under the guidance of fourth year head coach Scott Cutter. The Purple and Gold roster will feature five returners and 10 new comers, including nine freshman.