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Hornets outscored by UC Davis at Golden 1 Center 81-72

Hornets outscored by UC Davis at Golden 1 Center 81-72

Angel Guerrero

November 22, 2016

During a back-and-forth first half between Sacramento State and UC Davis, Aggies’ senior guard Darius Graham buried a buzzer-beating 3-pointer en route to a 81-72 win at Golden 1 Center. This shot by Graham, which continued a 12-2 run entering halftime, put the UC Davis men’s basketball team...

Men’s basketball ends season with loss to Montana

Andrew Brown

March 10, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornets men's basketball season came to an abrupt end Thursday night, after the Hornets lost the Big Sky Conference Tournament quarterfinal matchup against the second seeded Montana Grizzlies, 70-53, in Reno, Nevada. The game, which was held at the Reno Events Center, was nev...

Hornets women’s basketball eliminated from postseason

Hornets women’s basketball eliminated from postseason

Chris Bullock

March 10, 2016

As Sacramento State women's basketball head coach Bunky Harkleroad said after Monday's game against Southern Utah, "It comes down to a one-shot deal. You either win or you're done." For Sac State, it was a four-shot difference at the end, as No. 2 Eastern Washington went on an 8-0 run to bring the Hor...

Men’s basketball takes down NAU on senior night

Andrew Brown

March 6, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornets beat the Northern Arizona University Lumberjacks 64-51 at The Nest on Saturday in the regular season finale for both teams. Led behind a big second half, Sac State (13-16, 6-12 in the Big Sky Conference) never let Northern Arizona (5-14, 3-15 in Big Sky) get back in...

Hornets beat Thunderbirds in overtime

Andrew Brown

March 6, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornets fought their way to an overtime win Thursday night, beating the Southern Utah University Thunderbirds 69-63 at the Nest. Sac State (12-16, 5-12 in the Big Sky Conference) outlasted Southern Utah (5-22, 3-14 in Big Sky) with tough defense and some timely free throws. ...

Women’s basketball dominates, clinches No. 7 seed

Women’s basketball dominates, clinches No. 7 seed

Chris Bullock

March 6, 2016

The Sacramento State women's basketball team put the Big Sky Conference on notice Friday night. In the final game of the regular season before the Big Sky Conference Tournament, Sac State (13-16, 10-8 in Big Sky) took an 11-point lead in the first quarter, and kept the lead the entire game en ...

Hornets beat Incarnate Word for sixth win

Hornets beat Incarnate Word for sixth win

Mike McGough

December 7, 2015

The Hornets celebrated the return to their home court Monday night, as men's basketball won 73-70 over the University of the Incarnate Word. The win pushed Sacramento State to a 6-2 start to the season and a 4-1 home record. "We're happy to win, really excited about being 6-2," said Sac Sta...

Women’s basketball team drops fifth straight

Women’s basketball team drops fifth straight

Christopher Bullock

December 6, 2015

In a game that proved to be full of excitement, the Sacramento State women's basketball failed to avenge last season's loss to Cal, losing 117-99 in the consolation game of the Four Points by Sheridan Cal Classic on Sunday. Despite the loss, Sac State smashed the NCAA Division I record for 3-poi...

Hornets continue neutral site woes in 78-54 loss

Hornets continue neutral site woes in 78-54 loss

Christopher Bullock

December 5, 2015

The Sacramento State women's basketball team continues to be stuck in a slump, losing its fourth straight game after a 78-54 loss to Villanova at the Four Points by Sheridan Cal Classic in Berkeley on Saturday. For the Hornets (1-4), the 24-point margin was their biggest loss of the season thus far. ...

Hornets get ready for Cal Classic

Hornets get ready for Cal Classic

Christopher Bullock

December 4, 2015

The Sacramento State women's basketball team is getting ready for its toughest test of the season thus far, as the team travels to Berkeley this weekend for the Four Points by Sheraton Cal Classic. The Cal Classic this season features four teams (Sac State, Villanova, Cal and St. Mary's) that either...

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