The State Hornet

McKinney earns multiple accolades, plays in prominent tournament

Aaron Asmus

April 27, 2015

Senior guard Mikh McKinney just finished off arguably the most impressive men's individual basketball season in Sacramento State history with his recent appearances at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament and the Reese's Division I College Basketball All-Star Game, in addition to the mountain of a...

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 Postseason Tournament.With the win, the Hornets earned the right to play at least one mor...

Men’s basketball has shot to finish conference season in first place

Sacramento State University guard Cody Demps dribbles the ball against University of North Dakota in the home season finale of the men’s basketball season on February 21, 2015.

State Hornet Staff

February 26, 2015

With three games of league play remaining, the Sacramento State men’s basketball team finds itself in the thick of a three-way fight for the top spot in the Big Sky Conference.The Hornets’ Saturday night 74-66 victory over University of North Dakota strengthened the 2014-15 squad’s case for being ...

Men’s basketball beats North Dakota 74-66 in final game at The Nest

State Hornet Staff

February 22, 2015

In the team’s final game at the Hornets Nest this season, Sacramento State men’s basketball put the finishing touches on a perfect 9-0 record at home in Big Sky Conference play on Saturday by defeating University of North Dakota 74-66.The victory improved the Hornets’ overall record to 18-8 and put ...

Men’s basketball earns 3-0 Big Sky start with 63-61 win over North Dakota

Mike McGough

January 8, 2015

Sacramento State’s men’s basketball team remained undefeated (3-0) in Big Sky Conference play with a Thursday night road win over North Dakota by a final of 63-61.The game was a tight one, coming down to the final possession. Senior guard Mikh McKinney hit a game-winning 2-point jumper with just ...

Men’s basketball balance school and sports while on the road

Hornet basketball players prepare for a bus ride to Ogden, Utah. 

State Hornet Staff

March 5, 2014

Five times a year during the conference season, Sacramento State basketball players and coaches wake up before the sun rises, board a bus and head to Sacramento International Airport.They board a plane and travel to other universities to prepare for their conference games. But unlike most Division I c...

Confidence running high with men’s basketball

Hornet guard Dylan Garrity pulls up for a jump shot against Northern Arizona on Thursday.

State Hornet Staff

February 7, 2014

Shocking the conference leader in front of the home-court crowd can certainly reignite a team’s confidence level.Just five days after Sacramento State men’s basketball defeated Weber State in stunning fashion, the Hornets won its third-straight Big Sky Conference game at The Nest Saturday, defeati...

Late comeback not enough in North Dakota, men’s basketball 2-8 away

State Hornet Staff

January 23, 2014

Sacramento State’s precise shooting in the second half was not enough to leave North Dakota with a win.Although the Hornets shot 56 percent in the second half, the University of North Dakota exceeded with 58 percent throughout the entire game in its 82-71 win.North Dakota senior and 2012 Big Sky Conf...

Hornets prevail despite late Eastern Washington run

State Hornet Staff

January 19, 2014

Sacramento State withstood Eastern Washington’s second half run to get its second conference win of the year and jump three spots in the conference standings.The Hornets were tested as they let a once 21-point lead dwindle down to just six, but held on to a 75-64 win Saturday night at The Nest.Sac ...

Sac State starts Big Sky season 0-2 after getting swept by Montana schools

State Hornet Staff

January 4, 2014

Sacramento State’s men’s basketball team was swept out of the state of Montana.Just two days after the losing to Montana State by 15 points, the Hornets were outmatched once again, resulting in a 82-70 loss to the University of Montana.Sac State’s record now falls to 4-7 and 0-2 in the Big Sky Con...

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