The State Hornet

Hornets pull off upset victory

Andrew Brown

March 9, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornets are moving on to the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Conference Tournament after beating the Montana State Bobcats 79-75 on Tuesday. Rebounding was the major factor for Sac State as it stayed with Montana State the entire game and ultimately finished the game tied wit...

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 face final road hurdle

Andrew Brown

February 23, 2016

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team is back on the road for the final time in the regular season, facing two tough Big Sky Conference opponents in the University of Northern Colorado Bears and the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks. The first contest for Sac State (11-14, 4-10 in the...

Men’s basketball wins tight contest

Andrew Brown

February 21, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornets (11-14, 4-10 Big Sky) held on in a tight contest to defeat the Idaho University Vandals (17-11, 9-6 Big Sky) 68-65 at the Nest on Saturday. Sophomore guard Justin Strings led the way for Sac State with 23 points and nine rebounds, while sophomore guard Marcus Grave...

Hornets fall to Eagles in close contest

Andrew Brown

February 19, 2016

The Eastern Washington University Eagles soared high Thursday night, defeating the Sacramento State University Hornets 93-88 at the Nest. Eastern Washington (16-10, 10-4 Big Sky) had six players in double figures in points and two players with double figures in rebounds. Sac State (10-14, 3-10 B...

Men’s basketball wins close game in Idaho

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.

Andrew Brown

January 31, 2016

Led by sophomore point guard Marcus Graves' 18 points, the Sacramento State men's basketball team narrowly escaped the Idaho Vandals, 65-63, at the Cowan Spectrum in Moscow, Idaho, on Thursday. Along with Graves was forward Justin Strings (17 points), guard Dreon Barlett (10 points) and their barr...

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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 ...

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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...

Men’s basketball beats Portland 73-66; will host second round of CIT from The Nest

Mike McGough

March 18, 2015

In the team’s first postseason action as a Division I program, Sacramento State men’s basketball beat the University of Portland Pilots 73-66 tonight to advance to the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament.With the win, the Hornets earned the right to play at least one mor...

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