The State Hornet

McKinney earns multiple accolades, plays in prominent tournament

Aaron Asmus

April 27, 2015

Senior guard Mikh McKinney just finished off arguably the most impressive men's individual basketball season in Sacramento State history with his recent appearances at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament and the Reese's Division I College Basketball All-Star Game, in addition to the mountain of a...

Men’s basketball beats Portland 73-66; will host second round of CIT from The Nest

Mike McGough

March 18, 2015

In the team’s first postseason action as a Division I program, Sacramento State men’s basketball beat the University of Portland Pilots 73-66 tonight to advance to the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament.With the win, the Hornets earned the right to play at least one mor...

Men’s basketball has shot to finish conference season in first place

Sacramento State University guard Cody Demps dribbles the ball against University of North Dakota in the home season finale of the men’s basketball season on February 21, 2015.

State Hornet Staff

February 26, 2015

With three games of league play remaining, the Sacramento State men’s basketball team finds itself in the thick of a three-way fight for the top spot in the Big Sky Conference.The Hornets’ Saturday night 74-66 victory over University of North Dakota strengthened the 2014-15 squad’s case for being ...

Men’s basketball beats North Dakota 74-66 in final game at The Nest

State Hornet Staff

February 22, 2015

In the team’s final game at the Hornets Nest this season, Sacramento State men’s basketball put the finishing touches on a perfect 9-0 record at home in Big Sky Conference play on Saturday by defeating University of North Dakota 74-66.The victory improved the Hornets’ overall record to 18-8 and put ...

Men’s basketball defeats Southern Utah 90-75, starting season 2-0 in Big Sky

Mike McGough

January 3, 2015

Sacramento State’s men’s basketball team defeated Southern Utah by a final of 90-75 Saturday night to improve to 2-0 in the Big Sky Conference and 8-5 overall on the season.Five Hornets finished with double-digit point totals, and the team committed just three turnovers as it ran its winning str...

Men’s basketball beat Cal State Fullerton, stay undefeated at home

Mike McGough

December 12, 2014

Entering the game on a two-game losing streak, Sacramento State’s men’s basketball team defeated the Cal State Fullerton Titans Thursday night by a score of 73-59.The Hornets improved their overall record to 5-3 on the season and 4-0 at The Nest with the victory.Head coach Brian Katz felt the game wa...

Men’s basketball not focused on preseason Big Sky predictions

Mike McGough

October 29, 2014

With the men’s basketball season starting up in November, several publications—including Blue Ribbon Yearbook, Athlon Sports and ESPN—have predicted Sacramento State to finish top 3 in the Big Sky Conference.Making their mid-October picks, Blue Ribbon predicted the Hornets will finish first in the conference, ...

Hornets blow out William Jessup with the help of Tiffin’s 21 points

State Hornet Staff

December 14, 2013

Sacramento State junior forward Alex Tiffin showed he is not only a proficient rebounder and defender, but also a scorer.Tiffin scored 21 points, more than doubling his career high in Saturday’s 85-54 win against William Jessup University. He also added nine rebounds and a pair of assists.“All week we...

Hornets lose first game of the season at the hands of CSU Bakersfield

State Hornet Staff

November 14, 2013

Sacramento State men’s basketball was unable to stop CSU Bakersfield’s 3-point shooting, leading to the team's’ first loss of the season.The Hornets gave up nine 3-pointers on 56 percent shooting from the perimeter as the Roadrunners prevailed Wednesday, 74-66.Junior shooting guard Mikh McKinne...

Men’s basketball cruises to a 30-point route over UC Santa Cruz.

Junior forward No. 34 Alex Tiffin scores against the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs on Friday at the Nest.

Joe Davis

November 9, 2013

Behind a strong defensive display and an efficient offense, the Sacramento State men’s basketball team tipped its season off Friday with a win against Division III UC Santa Cruz.The 73-43 victory helped the Hornets extend their all-time record against the Banana Slugs to 3-0.The undersized UC Santa...