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Former Hornet power forward participates in Sacramento Kings pre-draft workout

Joe Davis

June 25, 2013

Sacramento State men’s basketball senior John Dickson took another step on Saturday toward his childhood dream of playing in the NBA when he took part in the Sacramento Kings pre-draft workout.  Dickson’s workout with the Kings was the second the 6-foot-6-inch forward participated in with the NBA franchise ...

Big Sky Tournament bid comes down to final game after Hornets lose to Montana

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Gabe Pacheco

March 8, 2013

The Hornets battled to the end with the University of Montana, but eventually came up short.  With a 63-52 loss Thursday, the Hornets' (14-14, 8-11) Big Sky Conference Tournament hopes also suffered a big blow. The Hornets now sit in a tight race with one game remaining on schedule and are tied with ...

Career night for Salley helps Hornets win final home game

Gabe Pacheco

March 3, 2013

In a game meant for seniors to shine one last time in front of their home crowd, Senior Day instead featured a coming out party for Hornet junior forward Jordan Salley. Salley's performance off the bench in only 21 minutes of action helped the Hornets (14-13, 8-10) overcome a 13-point deficit and esc...

Hornets finish off EWU with late run

Hornet sophomore guard No. 5, Dylan Garrity makes a diving save for the ball against Eastern Washington Eagles at The Nest on Thursday.

Gabe Pacheco

February 8, 2013

The Sacramento State's men's basketball team snapped it’s two-game losing streak as it defeated Eastern Washington, 61-55, on Thursday at The Nest, fueled by the strong roars from the home crowd. The Hornets (11-10, 6-7) converted on their free throw opportunities late in the game, which prevented the Ea...

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...

Buzz of the Crowd: Men’s basketball proves fans wrong

State Hornet Staff

December 22, 2012

I love when teams prove me wrong.As I looked forward to this college basketball season, I’ll be the first to admit, I did not have high hopes for Sacramento State men’s basketball. The team hasn’t had a winning season since Ronald Reagan was President and has never reached any NCAA Division I posts...

Montana defeats Hornets in final seconds

Joe Davis

December 22, 2012

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team fell short in a loss to the University of Montana tonight at  home, despite some last second heroics from nationally acclaimed point guard Dylan Garrity.  A 61-60 loss stopped the Hornets (6-4, 1-1) from having their best record for the first time since the prog...

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...

Dickson leads men’s basketball in strong win over Dominican

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Joe Davis

November 28, 2012

The Sacramento State men's basketball team defeated Dominican University tonight 77-68. With the win, the Hornets improve to 5-1. The team is off to its best start in 13 seasons. The Sac State attack was headed by senior forward John Dickson, who posted a career-high 29 points. Sophomores Dylan Garr...

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Joe Davis

November 17, 2012

Another Sacramento State athletic program has shown it can hang with the big dogs of the Pac-12 after the Hornet men’s basketball team knocked off Utah on the road tonight. The Hornets trailed by as many as 13 points in the second half before clawing their way back into the contest and eventually t...

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