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The future is now for Sac State men’s basketball

The mens basketball team huddles up before the game against Montana State in the Reno Events Center, Tuesday, Mar. 8.

Andrew Brown

March 22, 2016

With the 2015-16 season over, the Sacramento State men's basketball team will now look at what the future holds for them. Sac State's season ended Thursday, March 10 with a 70-53 loss to the Montana Grizzlies in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Conference tournament after beating the Montana St...

Men’s basketball ends season with loss to Montana

Andrew Brown

March 11, 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...

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. ...

Hornets look to put a sting to Eagles, Vandals

Sacramento State center Eric Stuteville blocks a shot against Montana State on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Stuteville finished the game with 5 points and one block in a 79-76 loss. 

Andrew Brown

February 17, 2016

The Sacramento State's men's basketball team has a tough two-game homestand this upcoming weekend at The Nest as the regular season nears its end. The first game will be the biggest challenge. A tough Eastern Washington University team (15-10, 9-4 in the Big Sky Conference) will be coming to to...

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 stir up a miracle

Guard Marcus Graves drives into the lane to attempt a layup against Pacific at the Hornets Nest on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. Graves led the Hornets in scoring with 19 points in a 79-71 win.

Andrew Brown

February 5, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornets pulled off an improbable win Thursday, defeating the Big Sky conference-leading Montana Grizzlies (13-8, 8-2 Big Sky) 83-79, at the Hornet's Nest. A Sac State win (10-10, 3-6 in Big Sky) didn't seem to be in the cards early Thursday night as the team struggled fro...

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...

Hornets beat Incarnate Word for sixth win

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.

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...

Hornet comeback effort falls short

Mike McGough

December 2, 2015

A poor shooting night by Sacramento State's men's basketball team led to a 66-61 loss Wednesday at UC Davis. The Hornets chipped away at an early 13-point deficit in the first half to tie the game late, at 61-61 with 1:12 left on the clock. The Aggies regained a 64-61 lead, and a missed 3-point at...

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