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Sac State men’s basketball battles the University of Montana to a double overtime win

Sacramento State senior guard Brandon Davis (11) passes the ball around Montana Grizzlies forward Mack Anderson (23) to forward Ethan Esposito (22) to get the assist during the second half during the conference game at the Nest at Sac State Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. Davis had three assists and seven points in the game.
Sara Nevis, Multimedia Editor January 23, 2021

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team beat University of Montana 89-83 in a double overtime thriller Saturday at the Nest.  The Hornets lost the first game of the two-game set against Montana...

Sac State men’s basketball loses physical matchup against the University of Montana

Sacramento State Hornets forward Ethan Esposito (22) draws the foul from Montana Grizzlies forward Mack Anderson (23) during the second half of the conference game at the Nest at Sac State Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. Esposito made both free throws.
Jordan Latimore January 22, 2021
The Sac State men’s basketball team suffered their first home loss of the season to the Montana State Grizzlies 78-66 Thursday

Sac State men’s basketball loses overtime thriller against Idaho State

Sacramento State’s Bryce Fowler (23) draws the foul shooting over Idaho’s Chance Garvin (12) and Tanner Christensen (32) and goes on to make both free throws during the second half in the conference opener in the game against the University of Idaho at The Nest at Sac State Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. The Hornets lost in overtime to the Idaho State Bengals Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021 57-56 after Fowler missed a deep last second fall away jumper at the buzzer.
Jordan Latimore January 17, 2021
In a gritty, back-and-forth conference matchup, the Sacramento State men’s basketball team lost to the Idaho State Vandals 57-56 in an overtime thriller.

Idaho State dominates the boards while defeating the Sac State women’s basketball team

Sacramento State’s Summer Menke attempts a jump shot in the first half of the game against Idaho State at the Nest at Sac State on Thurs, Jan. 14, 2021. The Hornets remain winless on the year.
Garry Singh January 14, 2021
The Sac State women’s basketball team lost to Idaho State women’s basketball team in the fifth home game of the season 69-57, which moves them to 0-8 on the season.

Sac State women’s basketball still winless after loss with head coach out due to COVID protocol

Sacramento State’s Summer Menke (11) goes up strong for a layup against Portland State’s Desirae Hansen (53) during the first quarter in the conference game at the Nest at Sac State in Sacramento, California, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. Menke had a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds.
Garry Singh January 9, 2021
The Sac State women’s basketball team lost to Portland State women’s basketball team in the forth home game of the season 74-64, which adds another loss to a win less season so far.

Sac State Men’s Basketball dominates in final non-conference matchup

Jordan Latimore January 3, 2021

The Sacramento State men's basketball team came out with a bounce-back 85-54 win against Fresno Pacific after Wednesday's loss to Saint Mary’s. The Hornets remain undefeated at The Nest with a home...

Sac State men’s basketball fails to bring back win against St. Mary’s

Sacramento State’s Bryce Fowler (23) attempts a jump shot over St. Mary’s Kyle Bowen (14) during the first half of the non-conference game at St. Mary’s College in Moraga, California, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020. Fowler had 10 points in the game.
Sara Nevis, Multimedia Editor December 31, 2020

After 25 days without a game, the Sacramento State men’s basketball team lost their non- conference game against Saint Mary’s College 63-45 on Wednesday. Sac State shot 32% from the field, while...

Sac State women’s basketball falls hard to USF in home game

Sara Nevis, Multimedia Editor December 23, 2020

Sacramento State women’s basketball lost 108-82 in its third non-conference game against University of San Francisco at the Nest at Sac State Tuesday. The Hornets had 11 active players in the game...

Sac State athletes react to Big Sky Conference 2020-21 schedule changes

Sacramento State’s Samaad Hector (0) goes up strong to make the layup during the second half in the conference opener in the game against the University of Idaho at The Nest at Sac State Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. Hector said the schedule changes up the competitive ante on the court.
Katerina Graziosi December 16, 2020
The Big Sky Conference released adjusted schedules for winter and spring sports including men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball and women’s soccer for the 2020-21 season. Sacramento State athletes are adjusting to the changes made to minimize travel and risk of exposure to COVID-19.

Sac State women’s basketball short-handed crew loses second matchup against Nevada

Coach Bunky Harkleroad discusses adjustments for the game to his players in the game against the University of Nevada at the Nest at Sac State Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. Harkleroad said the team ultimately ran out of gas with only six available players.
Garry Singh December 13, 2020
The Sac State women’s basketball team lost to Nevada women’s basketball team 62-53 in a back to back home game against the Wolfpack.
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