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Sac State men’s basketball team remains undefeated at home with win against Portland State

Sac State men’s basketball team remains undefeated at home with win against Portland State

Ian Edwards

January 24, 2020

A crowd of over a thousand watched the Sacramento State men’s basketball team defeat Portland State 66-55 at the Nest Thursday night, as the Hornets used a strong second half to defeat the Vikings. With this win, the team improved to 8-0 at home for the first time since 1962. The Hornets (11-6, 4-...

Nicholas dominates, leading Sac State women’s basketball team to win

Nicholas dominates, leading Sac State women’s basketball team to win

Shaun Holkko

January 23, 2020

Following a 73-70 victory at Portland State on Thursday night, the Sacramento State women’s basketball team has won back-to-back games for the first time this season.  The Hornets (5-12, 3-5 Big Sky Conference) have now won three of their last four games after beginning the season 2-11. The Vi...

SPORTS PODCAST: Giving the play-by-play on Sac State winter basketball

SPORTS PODCAST: Giving the play-by-play on Sac State winter basketball

Robbie Pierce, Shaun Holkko, and Robyn Dobson

January 23, 2020

On this episode of The State Hornet Sports Podcast, The State Hornet sports editor Robyn Dobson sat down with women’s basketball beat writer and former sports editor Shaun Holkko to go over, game-by-game, both the Sacramento State men’s and women’s basketball teams’ performances over the winter br...

Sac State women’s basketball team earns first Big Sky home win

Sac State women’s basketball team earns first Big Sky home win

Shaun Holkko

January 19, 2020

The Sacramento State women’s basketball team defeated Southern Utah University 87-82 at the Nest on Saturday afternoon to earn its tenth win in a row against the Thunderbirds. The Hornets (4-12, 2-5 Big Sky Conference) earned their first Big Sky home win with the narrow victory against the Thund...

Poor first half sinks Sac State men’s basketball team

Poor first half sinks Sac State men’s basketball team

Shaun Holkko

January 18, 2020

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team fell behind early Saturday afternoon on the road at Southern Utah University and failed to recover, losing 74-49. The Hornets (10-6, 3-4 Big Sky Conference) have struggled away from the Nest this season with a 2-6 road record. The Thunderbirds (11-6, 4...

Sac State men’s basketball team’s winning streak snapped at Northern Colorado

Sac State men’s basketball team’s winning streak snapped at Northern Colorado

Shaun Holkko

January 16, 2020

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team had its three-game winning streak snapped on the road at the University of Northern Colorado with a 71-52 loss Thursday night. On their last homestand, the Hornets (10-5, 3-3 Big Sky Conference) continued to hold down home court at the Nest, winning all...

One bad quarter once again plagues Sac State women’s basketball team

One bad quarter once again plagues Sac State women’s basketball team

Shaun Holkko

January 16, 2020

In front of a group of elementary school students, the Sacramento State women’s basketball team lost to the University of Northern Colorado 73-63 Thursday afternoon at the Nest. The Hornets (3-12, 1-5 Big Sky Conference) returned home to the Nest following a three-game road trip across the Big Sky t...

Sac State men’s basketball team beats Weber State 71-57

Sac State men’s basketball team beats Weber State 71-57

Michael Wiggins

January 11, 2020

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team won its third straight game Saturday night after beating Weber State 71-57. Following consecutive losses in its first two Big Sky conference games of the year, Sac State (10-4, 3-2 Big Sky) has won three conference games in a row and all seven games inside...

Losing streak for Sac State women’s basketball team ends at Weber State

Losing streak for Sac State women’s basketball team ends at Weber State

Shaun Holkko

January 11, 2020

In a battle at the bottom of Big Sky Conference standings, the Sacramento State women’s basketball team decimated Weber State 91-67 on the road Saturday afternoon. The Hornets (3-11, 1-4 Big Sky) accomplished many feats with their win over the Wildcats (3-11, 1-4). Sac State defeated a Division...

Sac State men’s basketball team holds off Northern Arizona comeback to win

Sac State men’s basketball team holds off Northern Arizona comeback to win

Shaun Holkko

January 9, 2020

A dominant first half for the Sacramento State men’s basketball team propelled them to a 64-57 victory over Northern Arizona University on Thursday night at the Nest. With the win, the Hornets (9-4, 2-2 Big Sky Conference) remained undefeated at home with a 6-0 record. The Lumberjacks (7-6, 1-3) were ...

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