The State Hornet

Hornets defeat UCSB in BracketBusters showcase

Gabe Pacheco

February 24, 2013

It took a balanced effort featuring four Hornet players scoring in double digits to pull off the comeback against UC Santa Barbara Saturday night. Being down virtually the entire game, the Hornets battled backed from a 12-point deficit with 15:18 remaining with an 23-10 run. After a three-point baske...

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 give up another halftime lead to fall to sixth in Big Sky

Hornets give up another halftime lead to fall to sixth in Big Sky

Gabe Pacheco

February 5, 2013

For the second straight game, the Sacramento State men's basketball team failed to secure a victory after going into halftime with a double-digit lead falling to Northern Arizona 62-61 on Monday at the Nest. Lumberjacks’ leading scorer Gabe Rogers was fouled in the key on a drive to the basket by Horn...

Men’s basketball blows 13-point halftime lead in loss at Southern Utah

Gabe Pacheco

February 1, 2013

It is not how you start, but how you finish. The Sacramento State men’s basketball team two game winning streak came to an end on Thursday evening against Southern Utah, 79-67, at the Centrum Arena in Cedar City, Utah.  Hornets’ star point guard Dylan Garrity made his return to the lineup, finis...

Sac State pulls out a win despite poor free throw shooting

Sac State pulls out a win despite poor free throw shooting

State Hornet Staff

January 8, 2013

Sacramento State’s men’s basketball team can usually shoot well from the free-throw line. That is unless the Hornets are playing Southern Utah University.Coming in, Sac State shot 72 percent from the free-throw line, but missed a season-high 20 free throws in the second half to see a once 12-point l...

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...

Hornets start conference season on a high note

Hornets start conference season on a high note

State Hornet Staff

December 19, 2012

In years past, Sacramento State’s men’s basketball team has struggled on its home floor, but tonight was the start of a new year.  After finishing the last two seasons with a combined conference record of 5-12 on their home court, the Hornets started the 2012-13 Big Sky season with a 62-57 victory...

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...

Transfer guard McKinney joins the Hornets with pride

Joseph Davis

November 28, 2012

If Ohlone College transfer and current Sacramento State shooting guard Mikh McKinney were a superhero, he would have to be named The Flash for the way he blows past defenders before they have time to react. Averaging more than 15 points per game, relying primarily on his quickness, McKinney has become ...

Men’s basketball takes down Central Arkansas

Joe Davis

November 24, 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...

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