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Sac State basketball to play in Taiwan in July

Freshman Jeff Wu takes a shot in the paint against Montana in the Reno Events Center Thursday, March 10. Wu had 11 points, two rebounds and one steal in a Hornets 70-53 loss.

Andrew Brown

May 12, 2016

The Sacramento State's men's basketball team will be going to Taiwan this summer to take part in the 37th William Jones Cup. Sac State is the only non-national team heading to the tournament and is also the only representative from the U.S. The Hornets will play eight games in nine days. T...

Daniels turns inner-city struggle to on-court success

Chris Bullock

May 8, 2016

When you take a look at Sacramento State senior forward Sydonia Daniels on the basketball court, you see a lot of the physical attributes: the orange-tipped black hair, the physical demeanor in which she plays the game. What you don't see, however, is the pain and struggle she has had to go t...

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Andrew Brown

May 7, 2016

Mason Stuteville announced last week he has decided to transfer from Sacramento State, leaving the men's basketball team to look for a different opportunity. Stuteville played for Sac State for two seasons at the power forward position. In 2014-15, he played in seven games, totaling 19 minutes ...

Sac State students suffer from a case of ‘March Madness’

The mens basketball team huddles up before the game against Montana State in the Reno Events Center, Tuesday, Mar. 8.

Andrew Brown

April 13, 2016

March Madness has come and gone. The nets were cut down, the Cinderella stories were told, brackets busted, and Villanova was crowned as the kings of the NCAA. The buzz at Sacramento State continues on though. Sac State students filled out their brackets hoping they had the perfect one. Then the fir...

Stephens’ coaching career comes full circle

Chris Bullock

April 8, 2016

After spending three years as an assistant coach for the Sacramento State women's basketball team, Kim Stephens is going back to where it all began. Stephens has been hired as the new women's basketball head coach at her alma mater, Glenville State University, according to a news release from ...

The Big Sky goes all in on Reno

Montana vs Sacramento State at the Reno Events Center Tuesday, March 8.

Andrew Brown

March 31, 2016

The Big Sky Conference changed its conference basketball tournament to a new format that could be a major new revenue source for Sacramento State's athletics department and make going to the games easier for fans. The new format, which began this past season, brings all 12 teams in the Big Sky Conferenc...

The future is now for Sac State men’s basketball

The mens basketball team huddles up before the game against Montana State in the Reno Events Center, Tuesday, Mar. 8.

Andrew Brown

March 22, 2016

With the 2015-16 season over, the Sacramento State men's basketball team will now look at what the future holds for them. Sac State's season ended Thursday, March 10 with a 70-53 loss to the Montana Grizzlies in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Conference tournament after beating the Montana St...

Hornets prepare for huge Big Sky quarterfinal matchup

Andrew Brown

March 10, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornets men's basketball team will face a tough challenge when it takes on the Montana Grizzlies in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Conference Tournament today. Sac State finished as the number 10 seed after finishing the regular season with a 6-12 conference record and a ...

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 win big in Reno

Sophomore Maranne Johnson drives an Northern Colorado defender at the Hornets Nest, Thursday, Feb. 25. Johnson played a big part in a Hornets 83-72 win as she had 20 points, five rebounds, and two steals.

Chris Bullock

March 8, 2016

Momentum happened to be on the side of the Sacramento State women's basketball team Monday night. Behind a career-high effort from sophomore Maranne Johnson and a record-breaking effort from her teammates, No. 7 Sac State (14-16, 11-8 Big Sky) defeated the No. 10 Southern Utah University Thunder...

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