The State Hornet

Sac State grabs 12 wins for the first time since 2006

Hornet freshman guard No. 2 Cody Demps moves across the court past a Viking at the game against Portland State in the Nest on Saturday.

State Hornet Staff

February 10, 2013

In addition to breaking records, Sacramento State men’s basketball came out on top 77-71 after a battled win against conference rival Portland State tonight at The Nest. Sophomore guard Mikh McKinney guided the Hornets to victory with a career-high 30 points as Sac State (12-10, 7-7 BCS) passed its ...

Buzz of the Crowd: Hornets need to find leader during second half of Big Sky

State Hornet Staff

February 6, 2013

A team becomes lost without its leader.Sacramento State’s men’s basketball team might not have been the favorite to win the Big Sky Conference this year, but it was headed in the right direction.That was until the injury bug decided he wanted to join the team.Two weeks ago, point guard Dylan Garrity su...

Hornets find a way to win without star point guard in lineup

Sac State’s Julian Demalleville closely guards North Dakota’s Jamal Webb as he drives in the lane.

State Hornet Staff

January 25, 2013

Sacramento State men’s basketball coach Brian Katz received some news just minutes before tipoff that no coach wants to hear: his star point guard, Dylan Garrity, would be unable to play because of a back injury.Despite Garrity’s absence in the lineup, the team rallied from a 12-point deficit in t...

Men’s basketball signs two newbies

Joe Davis

December 5, 2012

When Sacramento State men’s basketball head coach Brian Katz took the job at Sac State he envisioned building a winning program which all Hornets, past and present, could be proud of. Five years in, Katz’s teams have won less than 40 percent of their games, but through solid recruiting, a change...

Men’s basketball takes down Central Arkansas

Joe Davis

November 25, 2012

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team proved to be cool under pressure as it pulled out a come-from-behind road victory against Central Arkansas. Central Arkansas was led by head coach Corliss Williamson. Although Williamson won a National Championship with University of Arkansas in 1994 and lat...

New players turn heads going into season

Joe Davis

November 9, 2012

Sac State men’s basketball is back on the court prepping for the season opener tonight against UC Merced. Some of the usual suspects are back. Sophomore Dylan Garrity will be at the point, senior Joe Eberhard can be found behind the arc jacking up three-pointers and senior John Dickson will be ripp...

Men’s basketball star point guard attempts to avoid sophomore slump

Sophomore point guard Dylan Garrity participates in basketball practice on Sept. 24. Last year Garrity was named Big Sky Conference Freshman of the Year and tied a Sacramento State single-season record by averaging 6.9 assists per game.

Joe Davis

October 31, 2012

How will Sacramento State men’s basketball point guard and 2011 Big Sky Conference Freshman Player of the Year Dylan Garrity avoid a sophomore slump? Garrity will get it done with hard work and a lack of awareness. “I had actually never heard of it until the end of last season,” Garrity said. “I guess th...

Men’s basketball looks to improve this season

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State Hornet Staff

October 31, 2012

Experience is an attribute the Sacramento State men’s basketball team can hang its hat on as the 2012 season prepares to tip off. More than half of last season’s roster will make up this year’s squad. The Hornets are bringing back eight players, including their five starters and leading scorers f...