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Sac State athletes sport new sponsorships

Sac State athletes sport new sponsorships

Jordan Latimore September 4, 2021
As of July 1, the NCAA allows student-athletes to earn their own profit from their name, image and likeness. Sac State athletes opened up about getting their fair share.
Sacramento State’s Brandon Davis (11) passes the ball around Fresno Pacific A.J. Kirby (3) during the second half in the non-conference game at the Nest at Sac State in Sacramento, California, Jan. 3, 2021. Davis is going pro overseas to be the newest point guard to be signed onto the Mets de Guaynabo basketball team.

Sac State basketball player goes pro in Puerto Rico

Diego Tejeda May 14, 2021
Sacramento State's Brandon Davis talks about being the newest addition to the Mets de Guaynabo as a professional basketball player for the Baloncesto Superior Nacional league.
Mark Campbell and athletic director Mark Orr pose on stage Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Sac State. Campbell was formally introduced as the next head coach for the womens basketball team. Credit: Hornet Athletics

New Sac State women’s basketball coach Mark Campbell officially introduced

Jordan Latimore April 21, 2021

Sac State officially introduced Mark Campbell as the new head coach for the Women’s basketball team Wednesday, becoming the program’s sixth head coach. The former University of Oregon assistant...

Oregon womens basketball associate head coach Mark Campbell instructs players at a practice on October 7,2015. Sac State women’s basketball made a splash hire with the naming of Mark Campbell, who once helped lead University of Oregon to the final four, as the program’s next head coach.
(Steven Ahn/ Daily Emerald)

Sac State women’s basketball makes splash hire of Mark Campbell

Jordan Latimore April 16, 2021
After one of the most rugged seasons in recent memory, Sac State women’s basketball has found new hope with the hiring of Mark Campbell from the University of Oregon.
Sac State womens basketball head coach Bunky Harkleroad during a huddle with the team on March 9 against Montana State at the Big Sky Conference tournament. Harkleroads 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 States 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.
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