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Sac State women's basketball head coach Bunky Harkleroad during a huddle with the team on March 9 against Montana State at the Big Sky Conference tournament. Harkleroad's contract was not renewed after eight seasons with the Hornets

Bye Bye, Bunky: Sac state women’s basketball coach will not return

Garry Singh March 17, 2021
Women’s basketball Head Coach Bunky Harkleroad will not return next season. Read the story here.
Senior guard Christian Terrell dribbles the ball for a photo before practice at the Nest at Sacramento State Monday, March 1, 2021. Terrell finished the season with 11.9 points per game.

Sactown comeback: Sac State basketball player is back at home

Jordan Latimore March 12, 2021
When Sacramento State senior guard Christian Terrell was presented with an opportunity to play in his backyard after spending three years at UC Santa Barbara, the decision of where he would land coming out of the transfer portal became very easy.
Senior forward Christian Terrell drives to the rim against Northern Colorado in the first round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. The Hornets were defeated by the Bears 90-83, ending their season. (Photo courtesy of Big Sky Conference)

Sac State men’s basketball team gets bounced in first round of conference tournament

Jordan Latimore March 10, 2021
In a disappointing 90-83 loss to Northern Colorado, Sac State’s season ended in the First round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament.
Sac State junior guard Summer Menke and Montana State freshman forward Lexi Deden fight to box each other out for a rebound during their second round game of the Big Sky Conference Tournament on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. The Hornets committed 21 turnovers in the season ending loss. (Photo courtesy of Big Sky Conference)

Sac State women’s basketball crashes back to earth in season ending loss

Garry Singh March 9, 2021
For the Sac State women’s basketball team, Monday’s first round victory in the Big Sky Conference Tournament proved to be a fleeting ray of sunshine in an otherwise stormy season as their year ended with an 11 point loss to Montana State Tuesday.
(file photo) Sacramento State's sophomore guard Jordan Olivares drives in for a layup against Southern Utah on February 18, 2021 at the Nest.  the Hornets’ got an upset win against the University of Montana in the first round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament on Monday.

Sac State women’s basketball team pulls off huge upset in tournament opener

Garry Singh March 9, 2021
The Sac State women’s basketball beat University of Montana 65-58. The Hornets with the biggest upset so far in the Big Sky Conference Tournament. Junior guard Summer Menke had her 10th double-double of the season and the Hornets had five double-digit scorers.
The Sac State men’s basketball team gathers during a timeout in the second half of the conference game against Montana State at The Nest at Sac State on Jan. 23, 2021. The Hornets are entering the Big Sky Tournament after winning their last game against Montana State 74-73 on Saturday.

Sac State men’s basketball season turns in opposite direction after hot start

Brandon Bailey March 7, 2021
The Sac State men’s basketball team started the season with a 4-2 record but since then they have struggled to maintain that hot start, losing six out of their last eight games as they head into the Big Sky Tournament.
Each day The State Hornet will recap all the action from the day of sports at Sacramento State.

Swarm Report March 6: Sac State baseball and women’s volleyball teams dominate

Colin Madigan March 7, 2021
Sacramento State had five sporting events on Saturday with five more events scheduled for Sunday.
Each day The State Hornet will recap all the action from the day of sports at Sacramento State.

Swarm Report March 5: Sac State men’s basketball falls short, baseball gets close win and softball splits a doubleheader.

Christopher Escamilla and Robert Hansen March 6, 2021
Here’s a recap of Friday’s Sac State sporting events which features the men’s and women’s basketball games against Montana State, baseball’s game against Santa Clara, and men’s tennis.
Sacramento State’s junior guard Milee Enger prepares to shoot a free throw in a game at the Nest against Montana State University on Wednesday, March. 3, 2021. Enger had a career-high 24 points.

Sac State women’s basketball team falls short in crunch time

Garry Singh March 4, 2021
The Sac State women’s basketball loses to Montana State University 57-61. The Hornets led the majority of the game and fell short at the end. Junior guard Milee Enger had a career-high 24 points.
Each day The State Hornet will recap all the action from the day of sports at Sacramento State.

Weekend Swarm Report: Baseball completes sweep and track starts strong

Mengting Tian, Dylan McNeill, and Deanna Sanchez March 1, 2021
Sacramento State had nine games on Saturday and three more on Sunday. We recap all the action here on the Swarm report.
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