The State Hornet

Locally grown coach Katz plans to build Sac State basketball program from bottom

Joe Davis

November 14, 2012

Sacramento State men’s basketball head coach Brian Katz is a homegrown talent who bleeds green and gold. Katz was born and raised in Sacramento, attended Casa Robles High School and always had his eyes set on becoming a Hornet.   “There was never any doubt in my mind I would end up at Sac State,...

Can a losing season still be a victory for men’s basketball?

Can a losing season still be a victory for men’s basketball?

Alex Grotewohl

January 30, 2012

Rejoice all ye faithful. The Sacramento State men's basketball squad won a conference game, and it's been a long time coming. Saturday's 77-43 whooping of Northern Arizona was the first Big Sky victory for the Hornets since Feb. 13, 2011. The first win was the hardest last year also, as Sac State went 0-...

Hornets break through against NAU for first Big Sky win

Hornets break through against NAU for first Big Sky win

Josh Stanley

January 29, 2012

There's no better way to end a nine-game losing streak than by blowing out a team by 34 points. The Sacramento State men's basketball team took down Northern Arizona University 77-43 Saturday at The Nest for its first Big Sky Conference win of the season. Head coach Brian Katz said this win was all be...

Men’s basketball can’t stop league-leading Weber State, still winless in conference

Men’s basketball can’t stop league-leading Weber State, still winless in conference

Josh Stanley

January 27, 2012

The Sacramento State Hornets men's basketball team fell to 0-8 in Big Sky Conference play after losing to Weber State University 75-60 Thursday night at The Nest. The game was centered on the Wildcats junior point guard and Oakland native Damian Lillard, who came into the game as the leading scorer in D...

Sac State basketball went cold during a long winter break

Sac State basketball went cold during a long winter break

Josh Stanley

January 25, 2012

Winter break may have brought relaxation for some students, but for the Sacramento State men's and women's basketball teams, it was business as usual. The men's team played nine games over the break and went 1-8. Through 18 games, the Hornets are 5-13 and 0-7 during Big Sky Conference play. Junior for...