The State Hornet

Hornets make first Big Sky Tournament since 2006

State Hornet Staff

March 9, 2014

Sacramento State head coach Brian Katz felt confident all week his team was going to make the postseason.  He even bought a brand new suit last Sunday and told the team he would wear it during the first round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament.His purchase was not in vain, as the Hornets defeated...

McKinney puts in overtime to improve during his junior season

McKinney puts in overtime to improve during his junior season

State Hornet Staff

February 25, 2014

Sacramento State shooting guard Mikh McKinney is seeing the benefits because of the changes he has made to the way he plays the game.After playing a full season of Division I basketball last season and struggling to score during road games, McKinney worked in the offseason with fellow guard Dylan Garrity and...

Men’s basketball stumbles early, cannot recover in overtime

Men’s basketball stumbles early, cannot recover in overtime

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...

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

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

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...

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...