The State Hornet

One last time ’round the Hornets Nest

Chris Bullock

February 23, 2016

For the Sacramento State women's basketball team, this week will be the last chance they get to stir The Nest this spring. This week's games against the University of Northern Colorado and the University of North Dakota will serve as the Hornets' final home games on the "Road to Reno," the Bi...

Hornets suffer worst defeat since 2011

Adella Randle-El drives in for a layup at the Hornets Nest, Jan. 28, 2016. The Hornets lost to Idaho, 98-99.

Chris Bullock

February 21, 2016

On a day where everything went right for the University of Idaho, everything went wrong for Sacramento State's women's basketball team. Idaho made 12 of its first 13 shots to start the game and shot 7-of-9 from the three point line in the first quarter en route to a 107-60 win over Sac State on S...

Men’s basketball wins tight contest

Andrew Brown

February 21, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornets (11-14, 4-10 Big Sky) held on in a tight contest to defeat the Idaho University Vandals (17-11, 9-6 Big Sky) 68-65 at the Nest on Saturday. Sophomore guard Justin Strings led the way for Sac State with 23 points and nine rebounds, while sophomore guard Marcus Grave...

Men’s basketball continues conference woes

Marcus Graves looks for a pass to Jeff Wu during Sac State's 79-76 loss to Montana State on Saturday, Feb. 6. 

Andrew Brown

February 13, 2016

The Sacramento State men's basketball team (10-12, 3-8 in Big Sky Conference) continued their conference woes Thursday night, losing 63-50 to Weber State University (17-7, 9-2 Big Sky) at Dee Events Center in Ogden, Utah. Weber State’s Joel Bolomboy and poor shooting from Sac State's team were to...

Hornets saddle up for Montana trip

Chris Bullock

February 3, 2016

Adella Randle-El drives the lane against Violet Kapri Morrow of Eastern Washington on Saturday, Jan. 30 in the Hornets Nest. The Hornets went on to lose the game 100-83.

Men’s basketball wins close game in Idaho

Justin Strings moves the ball down the court just before making a basket while Mitchell Badillo trys to defend during Sacramento State's men's basketball game against Incarnate Word on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015 at the Hornets Nest.

Andrew Brown

January 31, 2016

Led by sophomore point guard Marcus Graves' 18 points, the Sacramento State men's basketball team narrowly escaped the Idaho Vandals, 65-63, at the Cowan Spectrum in Moscow, Idaho, on Thursday. Along with Graves was forward Justin Strings (17 points), guard Dreon Barlett (10 points) and their barr...

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, ...