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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...

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,...

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)...

Hornets beat Incarnate Word for sixth win

Justin Strings moves the ball down the court just before making a basket while Mitchell Badillo trys to defend during Sacramento State's men's basketball game against Incarnate Word on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015 at the Hornets Nest.
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...

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...

Hornets bounce back with win over Pacific

Guard Marcus Graves drives into the lane to attempt a layup against Pacific at the Hornets Nest on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. Graves led the Hornets in scoring with 19 points in a 79-71 win.
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...

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...

Hornets win causeway matchup 84-79

Lawrence White from UC Davis grabs the ball while Dreon Barlett stuggles to hold on during a game between Sacramento State and UC Davis on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015 at the Hornets Nest.
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...

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...

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,...

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