The State Hornet

Men’s basketball ends season with loss to Montana

Andrew Brown

March 10, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornets men's basketball season came to an abrupt end Thursday night, after the Hornets lost the Big Sky Conference Tournament quarterfinal matchup against the second seeded Montana Grizzlies, 70-53, in Reno, Nevada. The game, which was held at the Reno Events Center, was nev...

Men’s basketball takes down NAU on senior night

Andrew Brown

March 6, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornets beat the Northern Arizona University Lumberjacks 64-51 at The Nest on Saturday in the regular season finale for both teams. Led behind a big second half, Sac State (13-16, 6-12 in the Big Sky Conference) never let Northern Arizona (5-14, 3-15 in Big Sky) get back in...

Hornets beat Thunderbirds in overtime

Andrew Brown

March 6, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornets fought their way to an overtime win Thursday night, beating the Southern Utah University Thunderbirds 69-63 at the Nest. Sac State (12-16, 5-12 in the Big Sky Conference) outlasted Southern Utah (5-22, 3-14 in Big Sky) with tough defense and some timely free throws. ...

Hornets beat Incarnate Word for sixth win

Hornets beat Incarnate Word for sixth win

Mike McGough

December 7, 2015

The Hornets celebrated the return to their home court Monday night, as men's basketball won 73-70 over the University of the Incarnate Word. The win pushed Sacramento State to a 6-2 start to the season and a 4-1 home record. "We're happy to win, really excited about being 6-2," said Sac Sta...

Hornet comeback effort falls short

Mike McGough

December 2, 2015

A poor shooting night by Sacramento State's men's basketball team led to a 66-61 loss Wednesday at UC Davis. The Hornets chipped away at an early 13-point deficit in the first half to tie the game late, at 61-61 with 1:12 left on the clock. The Aggies regained a 64-61 lead, and a missed 3-point at...

Hornets bounce back with win over Pacific

Hornets bounce back with win over Pacific

Mike McGough

November 29, 2015

Sacramento State's men's basketball team recovered from Saturday's loss with a 79-71 win over Pacific on Sunday to close out the Sacramento State Invitational. With the win, the Hornets improved to 5-1 on the season after a 4-0 start. "Every win's a big deal for us," said Sac State coach Bri...

Men’s basketball suffers first loss of the season

Men’s basketball suffers first loss of the season

Mike McGough

November 28, 2015

The Hornets came up short of setting a new school record Saturday afternoon. With a chance to open the season at a perfect 5-0, Sacramento State's men's basketball team suffered its first loss of the season, 96-90, at home against South Dakota. Sac State coach Brian Katz credited the skill ...

Hornets win causeway matchup 84-79

Hornets win causeway matchup 84-79

Mike McGough

November 24, 2015

In their first meeting since 2013, Sacramento State and UC Davis' men's basketball teams faced off Tuesday night, with the Hornets coming out on top, 84-79, at the Hornets Nest. With the win, the Hornets have launched to a 4-0 start to the season for the second time in program history. Sac S...

Men’s basketball beats Seattle U 77-65

Men’s basketball beats Seattle U 77-65

Mike McGough

November 15, 2015

Sacramento State’s men’s basketball team won both games on its season-opening road trip after finishing off a 77-65 win at Seattle U on Sunday afternoon. What started as a back-and-forth game turned into a solid cushion for the visiting team, as the Hornets outscored the Redhawks 52-38 in ...

Hornets score triple digits in exhibition win

Mike McGough

November 7, 2015

The Sacramento State men's basketball team began the 2015-16 season in dominant fashion with a 103-63 victory in Friday's home exhibition game against Simpson University. "We were pretty good early, and certainly had a big size advantage, but we talked to our guys about taking advantage of it," Sac...

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