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Sac State men’s basketball team remains perfect with 61-51 victory over UC Davis

Sac State men’s basketball team remains perfect with 61-51 victory over UC Davis

Michael Wiggins

November 21, 2019

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team remains undefeated after beating bitter rival the University of California, Davis 61-51 Wednesday night at the Golden 1 Center. For the fourth straight year, Sac State (3-0) and UC Davis (2-4) matched up for a neutral site game at the home of the Sacramento...

Sac State women’s basketball team’s shooting woes lead to 62-43 loss at Cal Poly

Sac State women’s basketball team’s shooting woes lead to 62-43 loss at Cal Poly

Richard Ivanowski

November 20, 2019

The last two times the Sacramento State women’s basketball team faced off against Cal Poly, it won both games in nail biting fashion, with final scores of 88-85 in 2018 and 97-96 in 2016.  But when the Hornets traveled to San Luis Obispo Wednesday morning to take on the Mustangs, history did not...

Sac State women’s basketball team loses to San Jose State 73-67

Sac State women’s basketball team loses to San Jose State 73-67

Richard Ivanowski

November 17, 2019

The Sacramento State women’s basketball team suffered a tough loss at San Jose State University Sunday afternoon, falling short by a final score of 73-67. Sac State (1-2) head coach Bunky Harkleroad selected the same unit to start as he did at home last Wednesday: senior guard Gabi Bade; sophom...

Sac State men’s basketball team stings UC Riverside in 62-49 win

Sac State men’s basketball team stings UC Riverside in 62-49 win

Michael Wiggins

November 15, 2019

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team secured its second double-digit victory of the season Friday night after beating the University of California, Riverside 62-49 inside The Nest.  Sac State (2-0) set the tone early in the game on the defensive side of the ball and held UCR to only 16% sh...

Sac State women’s basketball team gets statement win in 86-55 home opener

Sac State women’s basketball team gets statement win in 86-55 home opener

Richard Ivanowski

November 13, 2019

The Sacramento State women’s basketball team hosted their first game of the season Wednesday night at The Nest, forcing 42 turnovers and winning emphatically 86-55. The visiting California State Maritime Keelhaulers fell victim to a dominant Hornets (1-1) performance as they were soundly beaten. ...

Sac State graduate transfer is ready to leave emotional homecoming behind her

Sac State graduate transfer is ready to leave emotional homecoming behind her

Richard Ivanowski

November 12, 2019

Saturday evening, Sacramento State senior guard Camariah King stood outside the visitors’ locker room at the Lawlor Events Center in Reno, Nevada – the building where she played 49 college games.  The final buzzer sounded, and she knew there wouldn’t be a 50th game there in her future. Tear...

Sac State women’s basketball team gets out-muscled in season opener

Sac State women’s basketball team gets out-muscled in season opener

Richard Ivanowski

November 10, 2019

The Sacramento State women’s basketball team opened their season on Saturday afternoon against the University of Nevada, Reno in a hard-fought battle. Despite a strong start, the Hornets (0-1) fell short in their attempt to upset the Wolf Pack, losing by a final score of 83-72. Head coach Bunky H...

Sac State men’s basketball team routs Simpson 76-27 in season opener

Sac State men’s basketball team routs Simpson 76-27 in season opener

Michael Wiggins

November 9, 2019

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team opened the 2019-20 season with a resounding home win over Simpson University Friday, 76-27.  Sac State (1-0) scored 12 unanswered points to open the game and raced out to an early 14-2 lead. The Hornets shot 52 percent from the field in the first half ...

Sac State men’s basketball team looks to build upon last season’s success

Sac State men’s basketball team looks to build upon last season’s success

Michael Wiggins

November 7, 2019

The 2019-20 Sacramento State men’s basketball team will begin regular season play Friday following a 2018-19 season which ended with the second most wins in program history. Despite this success, the Hornets finished last season in eighth place in the 11-team Big Sky Conference. Sac State has 11 pl...

SPORTS PODCAST: Sac State men’s basketball team previews upcoming season

SPORTS PODCAST: Sac State men’s basketball team previews upcoming season

Michael Wiggins, Shaun Holkko, and Will Coburn

November 5, 2019

The State Hornet's men’s basketball beat writer Michael Wiggins interviews head coach Brian Katz and seniors, guard Izayah Mauriohooho-Le'afa and center Joshua Patton about the upcoming season. Last season, the Hornets got eighth place out of 11 teams in the Big Sky Conference. On this episode, Katz...

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