Sac State meets Montana in Big Sky quarters
Sacramento State (15-15, 9-12) vs. No. 1 seed Montana (23-8, 16-4)
Big Sky Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, CenturyLink Arena, Boise, Idaho; Thursday, 1 p.m. EDT
Graves, Sacramento St. beat NAU 72-60 in Big Sky tourney
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Marcus Graves hit a career-high six 3-pointers and finished with 27 points and four steals to help Sacramento State beat Northern Arizona 72-60 on Wednesday in the first round...
N. Arizona faces Sac State in Big Sky tourney
No. 9 seed Sacramento State (14-15, 8-12) vs. No. 8 seed Northern Arizona (10-20, 8-12)
Big Sky Conference Tourney First Round, CenturyLink Arena, Boise, Idaho; Wednesday, 10:30 a.m....
Pridgett leads Montana over Sacramento St. 86-68
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sayeed Pridgett scored 17 points as Montana topped Sacramento State 86-68 on Saturday night.
Michael Oguine and Timmy Falls added 16 points each for the...
Montana looks to sweep Sac State
Montana (22-8, 15-4) vs. Sacramento State (14-14, 8-11)
The Hornets Nest, Sacramento, California; Saturday, 10:05 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Montana goes for the season sweep over...
Jacobs leads Sacramento St. past Montana St. 70-67
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Chibueze Jacobs had 19 points off the bench to lift Sacramento State to a 70-67 win over Montana State on Thursday night.
Montana State looks to sweep Sac State
Montana State (14-14, 11-7) vs. Sacramento State (13-14, 7-11)
The Hornets Nest, Sacramento, California; Thursday, 10:05 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Montana State goes for the season sweep...
Idaho looks to end streak vs Sac State
Sacramento State (13-13, 7-10) vs. Idaho (4-24, 1-16)
Cowan Spectrum at the Kibbie Dome, Moscow, Idaho; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Sacramento State looks to extend Idaho's...
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Marcus Graves had 19 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, narrowly missing his second triple-double of the season, and led Sacramento State to a 59-56 win over Eastern...
EWU looks to extend streak vs Sac State
Sacramento State (12-13, 6-10) vs. Eastern Washington (11-16, 9-7)
Reese Court, Cheney, Washington; Thursday, 9:05 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Eastern Washington looks for its 10th straight...
Nuhu leads Portland St. past Sacramento St. 65-57
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Sal Nuhu recorded 12 points and 14 rebounds to lead Portland State to a 65-57 win over Sacramento State on Saturday night.
Portland St. seeks revenge on Sac State
Sacramento State (12-12, 6-9) vs. Portland State (12-14, 7-8)
The Viking Pavilion, Portland, Oregon; Saturday, 10:05 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Sacramento State goes for the season sweep...
Graves lifts Sacramento St. past Weber St. 78-76
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Graves had 24 points and Ethan Esposito made two free throws with one second left as Sacramento State narrowly beat Weber State 78-76 on Thursday night. Joshua...
Patton leads Sacramento State past Southern Utah, 84-73
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Joshua Patton scored 22 points and pulled down 13 rebounds as Sacramento State pulled away from Southern Utah in the second half to post an 84-73 victory Thursday night.
The Hornets trailed at intermission, 33-32, but erupted for 52 second-half points to secure the win.
Marcus Graves finished with 19 points and Izayah Mauriohooho-Le'afa added 18 points and dished six assists for the Hornets.
Sacramento State has easy time with Idaho State in 74-58 win
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Marcus Graves scored 18 points on 8-of-9 shooting and added six assists to lead Sacramento State to a 74-58 victory over Idaho State on Thursday night.
Sacramento State (9-9, 3-6 Big Sky Conference) rebounded from a 94-92 overtime loss to Eastern Washington in its last outing and a 72-70 defeat to Idaho State (7-12, 3-7) on Jan. 12.
Sacramento State cruises past cold-shooting Idaho 69-48
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Graves had 14 points and 10 assists as Sacramento State cruised to a 69-48 victory over Idaho on Thursday night.
Sacramento State (8-8, 2-5 Big Sky Conference) has won two of its last three games while Idaho (4-14, 1-6) has lost nine of 10.
The Hornets closed on a 25-8 run for a 37-19 halftime advantage. Idaho had 10 turnovers and didn't have an offensive rebound in the half.
Patton hits winner in last second, Sac State beats NAU 66-64
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Joshua Patton scored two baskets in the final 14 seconds including the winner with 0.5 seconds left to lift Sacramento State to its first Big Sky win of the season 66-64 over Northern Arizona on Thursday night.
Patton finished with a career-high 35 points on 13-of-17 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds. He made his only 3-point attempt and hit 8 of 14 from the foul line.
Sacramento State rolls past Westcliff 89-40
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Graves scored all 18 of his points in the first half to help Sacramento State roll to an 89-40 victory over NAIA-member Westcliff on Thursday night.
The matchup replaced the Hornets-Cal Poly game that was canceled on Nov. 16 due to poor air quality from the Camp Fire.
Sacramento State improved to 4-0 at home and 6-2 overall, its best start since the 1985-86 squad started 6-1. The Hornets face Washington on Dec. 21.
Sacramento State dominates 2nd half for 81-56 victory
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Joshua Patton was 8 of 11 from the floor for 19 points and Marcus Graves added 14 while dishing out 10 assists as Sacramento State shut down Division II Holy Names in the second half for an 81-56 victory on Tuesday night.
Patton also had three blocked shots and two steals. Graves recorded four steals and Izayah Mauriohooho-Le'afa chipped in with 15 points for the Hornets.
Portland snaps 3-game skid, beats Sacramento State 76-67
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — JoJo Walker scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half to help Portland snap a three-game skid with a 76-67 victory over Sacramento State on Saturday night.
Marcus Shaver Jr. added 14 of his 21 points after the break, and finished 10-of-12 shooting from the line for Portland (6-5). Walker was 6 of 11 from the field and made five 3-pointers. Hugh Hogland chipped in 13 points.
Sacramento State beats CSU Northridge 88-68
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marcus Graves scored 19, Ethan Esposito had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and Sacramento State beat CSU Northridge 88-68 on Saturday night.
The Hornets (4-1) achieved their largest margin of victory over the Matadors (1-5) in the all-time series. The teams have played 38 times since 1960.
Graves helps Sacramento State beat CSU Fullerton 87-82 in OT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Graves nearly had his second triple-double of the season to help Sacramento State beat CSU Fullerton 87-82 in overtime on Saturday night.
The 6-foot Graves scored 19 of his 22 points after the first half, including six in overtime, grabbed 12 boards and handed out eight assists, reaching double-digit rebounds for the second time this season after recording a triple-double in the season opener .
Graves lifts Sac St. past UC Davis in 70-year-old rivalry
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Graves made a layup with 11 seconds left to give Sacramento State a 58-55 win over UC Davis on Tuesday night at the Golden 1 Center, the home of the NBA's Sacramento Kings.
Avants leads N. Dakota past Sacramento St. 90-73
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Conner Avants scored a career-high 26 points shooting 12 of 16 from the field and Geno Crandall scored 19 and North Dakota topped Sacramento State 90-73 on Thursday night.
Justin Strings made two free throws to put the Hornets ahead 24-23 with 6:16 before halftime before North Dakota responded with an 18-7 run to close the half.
Crandall and Dale Jones made back-to-back 3-pointers for a 64-51 lead with 10:48 left and North Dakota led by double digits the rest of the way.
Idaho State hits 12 3s in 67-60 win over Sacramento State
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gary Chivichyan set career highs with eight 3-pointers and 25 points, Jared Stutzman had four 3s and 20 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 41 seconds left, and Idaho State beat Sacramento State 67-60 on Thursday night.
After 18 lead changes and seven ties, Bryce Fowler's jumper capped an 8-0 run and the Hornets led 65-64 with 1:16 left. Stutzman hit his jumper after an ISU timeout and the Hornets turned it over before Brandon Boyd hit two free throws.
Montana avoids upset, beats Sacramento State 71-69 in OT
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Michael Oguine had 25 points, including a crucial putback dunk in overtime, and Montana avoided an upset on Saturday night with a 71-69 win over Sacramento State.
Oguine also made 2 of 4 free throws in the final six seconds to help the Grizzlies (20-5, 13-0 Big Sky) hold on for their 13th straight win.
The Hornets (6-19, 3-9) led for the final 15 minutes of regulation, but Montana closed the second half on a 5-0 run to force overtime.
Idaho beats Sacramento State 81-58
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Perrion Callandret had 23 points on 10-of-14 shooting and Idaho led the entire way in an 81-58 victory over Sacramento State on Saturday night.
Victor Sanders hit a 3 with 3:29 left that sparked a late 9-0 run to help the Vandals (16-7, 8-3 Big Sky) secure their third win in a row and sixth in the last seven.
Tolbert scores 26, Sacramento St. beats Portland St. 71-61
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jordan Tolbert scored a career-high 26 points and Sacramento State beat Portland State 71-61 on Saturday for its first Big Sky Conference win on the road.
Justin Strings and Joshua Patton each added 15 points and eight rebounds for the Hornets (6-15, 3-5), who snapped a 10-game losing skid away from home dating to last season.
Sacramento State drops Montana State with big 2nd half
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Justin Strings had 31 points on 14-of-24 shooting on Saturday night and Sacramento State shot 59 percent from the field to beat Montana State 87-68.
Joshua Patton added a career-high-tying 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting and had five blocks. Izayah Mauriohoohoo-Le'Afa had 14 points and 10 assists, and Calvin Martin had 13 points and seven rebounds for the Hornets (5-13, 2-3 Big Sky Conference).
Heidigger hits 4 3s, scores 23; UCSB beats Sacramento St.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Max Heidigger hit four 3-pointers and finished with 23 points and Leland King II had his sixth double-double of the season to help UC Santa Barbara beat Sacramento State 82-72 on Saturday night.
King, a graduate transfer from Nevada, had 11 points, 12 rebounds and four assists. Jalen Canty added 15 points and nine rebounds, Marcus Jackson had 13 points and career-high tying eight assists and Gabe Vincent scored 12 for UCSB (10-3).
Sacramento State pulls away to beat CSU Northridge 66-61
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Joshua Patton had 16 points and eight rebounds to help Sacramento State beat CSU Northridge 66-61 on Tuesday night.
The Hornets (3-8) trailed 59-57 with 4:24 left and closed on a 9-2 run to win their second in the last three.
Hutchison leads Boise State over Sacramento State 77-54
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Chandler Hutchison had 21 points and 12 rebounds and Boise State beat Sacramento State 77-54 on Saturday.
Hutchison was 7 of 14 from the floor, made 6 of 8 free throws and collected his fourth double-double of the season. Justinian Jessup added 18 points for Boise State (9-1), which has won five straight, is 6-0 at home and is off to its best start since the 1988-89 season.
Jeff Wu scored 16 points for Sacramento State (2-8). Justin Strings added 15 points and 10 rebounds.
Wu, Patton help lift Sacramento State past Antelope Valley
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jeff Wu scored a career-high 19 points and Joshua Patton a career-high 18 as Sacramento State shot 57 percent from the floor and defeated Antelope Valley 97-74 on Wednesday night.
Wu broke into double figures for the first time this season making 8 of 12 field goals with three 3-pointers while Patton was 5-for-6 shooting and converted 8 of 9 free throws.
Newkirk, Funk help Saint Joseph’s to 7th place at Wooden
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Shavar Newkirk scored 22 points and freshman Taylor Funk scored five points to break a late tie and Saint Joseph's overcame poor shooting to down Sacramento State 74-69 on Sunday for seventh place in the Wooden Legacy.
Patton, Strings combine for 33 in Sac State 74-53 win
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Joshua Patton scored 17 points with seven rebounds, Justin Strings added 16 points, and Sacramento State beat Division II member Notre Dame de Namur 74-53 on Tuesday night.
Kevin Hicks scored 13 points, Jordan Tolbert dished seven assists, and the Hornets (1-1) shot 61 percent from the floor while holding the Argonauts to 41 percent.
Sacramento State holds off Southern Utah 86-76
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Nick Hornsby scored 22 points to go with 11 rebounds, Justin Strings added 18 points and Sacramento State overtook Southern Utah in the second half for an 86-76 win Saturday night.
Marcus Graves got 15 points and 10 rebounds, Eric Stuteville had 12 points and Joshua Patton 10 for Sacramento State (11-16, 8-8 Big Sky Conference). The Hornets shot 54 percent from the field and had a 23-10 advantage in points off turnovers.