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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...

Senior guard having career year after return from back surgery

Senior guard having career year after return from back surgery

Mitchel Bobo

February 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Featured, Sports

Co-captain and point guard of the Sacramento State men’s basketball team, Marcus Graves had played in 62 consecutive games since 2015 and was a member of the Hornet’s 21-win team during the 2014-15 season. But a nagging pain in his lower back would later be diagnosed as a herniated disc, which ...

Sac State men’s basketball defeats Portland State 78-67

Sac State men’s basketball defeats Portland State 78-67

Dominique Walker

February 12, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team defeated Portland State University 78-67, improving its overall record to 10-11 and 4-8 in the Big Sky Conference. The Hornets led throughout the whole game and allowed Portland State to make just 19 baskets out of 53 attempts and held the Vikings to 36 ...

Sac State women’s basketball loses to Northern Colorado

Sac State women’s basketball loses to Northern Colorado

Shaun Holkko

February 12, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Sacramento State women’s basketball team fell victim to one bad quarter once again Monday as they lost to the Northern Colorado Bears at the Nest, 71-61. The Hornets (8-12, 4-8 Big Sky) and Bears (15-7, 10-3 Big Sky) played a back-and-forth first period as Northern Colorado led 18-15 after one...

Sac State men’s basketball lose 2 out of 3 on road trip

Sac State men’s basketball lose 2 out of 3 on road trip

Dominique Walker

February 11, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team lost two of its last three games on the road in Big Sky Conference play after being outrebounded and now has a 9-11 overall record, including 3-8 in conference. The Hornets won their first game of the three game road trip beating Idaho State 74-58 on Ja...

Hornets bounce back with 77-62 win over Weber State

Hornets bounce back with 77-62 win over Weber State

Shaun Holkko

February 2, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Sacramento State women’s basketball team got back in the win column with a dominant 77-62 win over the Weber State Wildcats Saturday at the Nest. The Hornets (8-10, 4-6 Big Sky) controlled the entire game and led the Wildcats (4-17, 1-10 Big Sky) for more than 36 minutes of the 40-minute contest...

Shooting struggles doom women’s basketball team in loss to Idaho State

Shooting struggles doom women’s basketball team in loss to Idaho State

Shaun Holkko

February 1, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Coming off their first true road win of the season, the Sacramento State women’s basketball team lost 56-42 in their return home to the Nest Thursday against the Idaho State Bengals. The Hornets (7-10, 3-6 Big Sky) played two road games last week against the Idaho Vandals and Eastern Washington ...

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