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Sac State men’s basketball team loses regular season finale to Montana

Sac State men’s basketball team loses regular season finale to Montana

Dominique Walker

March 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Campus, Sports

In its final regular season game March 9, the Sacramento State men’s basketball team lost to the University of Montana 86-68, finishing regular season play with a record of 14-15 and 8-12 in the Big Sky Conference. Sac State led 51-50 with 15:59 left in the game but then went on a 6-minute scor...

Sac State men’s basketball team defeats Montana State 70-67

Sac State men’s basketball team defeats Montana State 70-67

Dominique Walker

March 8, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Sacramento State men’s basketball team defeated Montana State at the Nest 70-67 bringing its record to 14-14 overall and 8-11 in Big Sky Conference play. The Hornets overcame a slow start as they trailed by 9 points early in the first half but were able to out rebound Montana State and hold the...

Sacramento State men’s basketball team goes 1-2 on road trip

Sacramento State men’s basketball team goes 1-2 on road trip

Dominique Walker

March 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

After losing 2 out of 3 games on a road trip, the Sacramento State men’s basketball team is now 13-14 overall and 7-11 in the Big Sky Conference. Sac State lost to Portland State and University of Idaho away from home, while defeating Eastern Washington. Earlier in the season, the Hornets d...

Hornets fall short of upsetting first place Idaho Vandals

Hornets fall short of upsetting first place Idaho Vandals

Shaun Holkko

March 5, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Campus, Sports

The Sacramento State women’s basketball team celebrated lone senior, guard Raegen Rohn, Saturday at the Nest on senior day as they took on the first place University of Idaho Vandals. The Hornets (10-16, 6-12 Big Sky) came into Saturday’s game seeking revenge and to upset the Vandals (18-9, 15-3...

Sac State women’s basketball team loses to Eastern Washington 71-62

Sac State women’s basketball team loses to Eastern Washington 71-62

Shaun Holkko

March 1, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Featured, Sports

Sacramento State junior guard Hannah Friend reached 1,000 points scored as a Hornet in a 71-62 loss to the Eastern Washington University Eagles at the Nest Thursday. The Hornets (10-15, 6-11 Big Sky) came into the game looking to sweep the season series with the Eagles (10-16, 9-8 Big Sky) after ...

Women’s basketball team squanders early lead, lose to Portland State

Women’s basketball team squanders early lead, lose to Portland State

Shaun Holkko

February 24, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Following a successful three-game road trip, the Sacramento State women’s basketball team returned home to the Nest Saturday to take on the Portland State Vikings. The Hornets (10-14, 6-10 Big Sky) started well but ultimately lost to the Vikings (20-5, 11-4 Big Sky) by a score of 75-57. Sac S...

Sac State men’s basketball team defeats Weber State, 78-76

Sac State men’s basketball team defeats Weber State, 78-76

Dominique Walker

February 22, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Sacramento State men’s basketball team defeated Weber State at home, 78-76 to improve its record to 12-12 overall and 6-9 in Big Sky Conference play. Weber State (16-11,10-6) played without their leading scorer guard Jerrick Harding who averages 22.3 point per game, which ranks second in the Bi...

Kennedy Nicholas: From battling the courts to battling for boards

Kennedy Nicholas: From battling the courts to battling for boards

Shaun Holkko

February 20, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Featured, Instagram, Sports

When Sacramento State junior forward Kennedy Nicholas became a ninth grader, all she wanted to do was to play for the high school basketball team 一 until she wasn’t allowed. Nicholas stands at six foot three inches, one of the tallest players in the Big Sky Conference. She grew up in Kirkland...

Sac State men’s basketball defeated at home by Northern Arizona

Sac State men’s basketball defeated at home by Northern Arizona

Dominique Walker

February 17, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Sacramento State men’s basketball lost at home against Northern Arizona 78-66 bringing its record to 11-12 overall and 5-9 in conference play. Sac State trailed the whole game and this loss brings its home record to 7-4. Northern Arizona’s offense was efficient, shooting 57 percent from the field and ...

Sac State men’s basketball defeats Southern Utah 84-73

Sac State men’s basketball defeats Southern Utah 84-73

Dominique Walker

February 15, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team defeated Southern Utah University 84-73 Thursday, improving its overall record to 11-11 and 5-8 in the Big Sky Conference. Hornets trailed by 14 points with 6:58 left in the first half but cut the lead down to 1 point at halftime. Sac State then outsc...

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