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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 Postseason Tournament.With the win, the Hornets earned the right to play at least one mor...

Men’s basketball falls 91-83 in Big Sky semifinal against Eastern Washington

State Hornet Staff

March 13, 2015

Sacramento State men’s basketball saw its conference championship hopes end as the team fell 91-83 to Eastern Washington University in the semifinal round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament.Eastern Washington put forth a dominant display. The Eagles shot 32-for-55 (58.2 percent) from the floor and went 1...

Men’s basketball takes close game, wins 62-59 at Idaho State

Mike McGough

January 22, 2015

Sacramento State’s men’s basketball team picked up its sixth conference victory of the season with a nail-biting 62-59 win Thursday at Idaho State.The victory put the Hornets’ record at 12-6 overall and 6-1 in the Big Sky Conference, marking the best seven-game start to Big Sky play in school h...

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...

Wildcats get payback on their home court

Wildcats get payback on their home court

State Hornet Staff

February 28, 2014

OGDEN, Utah – With Weber State having won 49 out of the last 50 Big Sky Conference games, winning in Ogden, Utah has proven to be nearly impossible for conference opponents.Although Sacramento State cut Weber State’s second half lead to only four points, the Wildcats prevailed 79-67 Thursday night a...

Hornets’ confidence carries them into Weber State

State Hornet Staff

February 26, 2014

ODGEN, Utah –When the Sacramento State men’s basketball team walks into the Dee Events Center on the campus of Weber State University Thursday night, they will have something they have not had on previous trips.The Hornets will have confidence. Sac State already snapped a 12-game losing streak a...

Men’s basketball stumbles early, cannot recover in overtime

Portland State Viking senior center Kyle Richardson blocks Hornet guard Dylan Garrity during the final minutes of the Hornets' loss on Thursday.

State Hornet Staff

January 17, 2014

For Sacramento State’s first Big Sky Conference matchup at home this season, it wasn’t how it ended, but how it started.The Hornets gave up five turnovers in the opening four minutes that head coach Brian Katz attributed to his team’s 68-64 overtime loss to Portland State Thursday night at The ...

Bruins defense too much for Sac State in blowout loss

State Hornet Staff

November 18, 2013

UCLA was too much for Sacramento State’s men’s basketball team to handle at Pauley Pavilion, Monday night.After trailing by 13 at halftime, the No. 22 Bruins went on a 21-6 run that led to an 86-50 victory.This was the biggest defeat the Hornets saw since they lost to Washington State by 48 poin...

Katz optimisic for men’s basketball team despite overhauled roster

State Hornet Staff

November 6, 2013

While many teams set goals at the start of the season, such as winning a conference championship or going to the NCAA Tournament, Sacramento State men’s basketball head coach Brian Katz has a different philosophy.Instead of setting specific goals to be met by season’s end, he preaches the same t...

Sac State recruits four promising players to ‘13-14 basketball team

State Hornet Staff

April 24, 2013

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team added four new players to its roster for the 2013-14 season. Head coach Brian Katz said, as a coach, he is pleased with the recruiting he and his coaching staff have been able to do. “We feel, collectively, this is the best recruiting class we have had sin...

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