The State Hornet

Hornets pull off upset victory

Andrew Brown

March 9, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornets are moving on to the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Conference Tournament after beating the Montana State Bobcats 79-75 on Tuesday. Rebounding was the major factor for Sac State as it stayed with Montana State the entire game and ultimately finished the game tied wit...

Hornets head to Reno with eyes on Big Sky title

Andrew Brown

March 7, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornets men's basketball team is headed to Reno, Nevada to take on the Montana State University Bobcats at the Reno Events Center, Tuesday at 5:35 p.m. in the first round of the Big Sky Conference tournament. Sac State finished the regular season with back to back wins against th...

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. ...

Sac State dominated by North Dakota

Chris Bullock

February 27, 2016

The University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks dominated from start to finish as they came away with a 97-71 win over the Sacramento State Hornets at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center on Saturday in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Sac State (11-16, 4-11 in the Big Sky Conference) couldn't get anythi...

Hornets face final road hurdle

Andrew Brown

February 23, 2016

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team is back on the road for the final time in the regular season, facing two tough Big Sky Conference opponents in the University of Northern Colorado Bears and the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks. The first contest for Sac State (11-14, 4-10 in the...

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...

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Mike McGough

November 20, 2015

Sacramento State’s men’s basketball team continued its hot start to the season with a 96-56 victory over Holy Names University in the Hornets' regular season home opener Friday. "I thought they came out and played really hard, their team, and [they] kind of set the tone," Sac State coach ...

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