2014-15 Men's Basketball News
February 28, 2015
MEN’S HOOPS ONE WIN AWAY FROM LEAGUE TITLE AFTER WIN AT PORTLAND STATE
Three Hornets scored in double figures, led by Mikh McKinney’s game-high 21 points, and Sacramento State closed the game on a 20-9 run to defeat Portland State, 73-60.
February 24, 2015
MEN'S HOOPS BEGINS FINAL ROAD TRIP ON SATURDAY AT PORTLAND STATE
Sacramento State (18-8, 12-3) will play the first of three straight road games to conclude the regular season on Saturday at Portland State (14-11, 8-7).
February 22, 2015
VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS AND INTERVIEWS FROM MEN'S HOOPS WIN OVER NORTH DAKOTA
Video highlights and interviews with Coach Katz and seniors Dylan Garrity, Mikh McKinney, Alex Tiffin and Zach Mills from the Hornets' win over North Dakota.
February 21, 2015
MEN’S HOOPS BACK IN 1ST PLACE AFTER BEATING NORTH DAKOTA ON SENIOR NIGHT
On a festive Senior Night that included numerous standing ovations from another sellout crowd, Sacramento State moved into a tie for first place in the Big Sky Conference after beating North Dakota, 74-66.
February 20, 2015
MEN'S HOOPS HOSTS FINAL REGULAR SEASON HOME GAME SAT. NIGHT AT 7 PM
Sacramento State (17-8, 11-3) will play its final regular season home game on Saturday night vs. North Dakota (8-17, 4-10). Tip-off at the Nest is set for 7:05 p.m.
February 19, 2015
MEN’S HOOPS IMPROVES TO 17-8 WITH A 66-59 VICTORY OVER NORTHERN COLO.
Sacramento State used a 17-8 run over the final 5:03 and senior Mikh McKinney scored 17 of his game-high 23 points in the second half as the Hornets defeated Northern Colorado, 66-59.
February 17, 2015
MEN'S HOOPS HOSTS NORTHERN COLORADO THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7 P.M.
Sacramento State (16-8, 10-3) returns to action this week for its final two regular season home games, beginning on Thursday vs. Northern Colorado at 7:05 p.m.
February 14, 2015
LATE RUN SPARKS IDAHO TO 69-58 VICTORY OVER MEN’S BASKETBALL
Idaho used a 14-3 run over the game’s final 4:06 to defeat Sacramento State, 69-58
February 13, 2015
MEN'S BASKETBALL TRAVELS TO IDAHO FOR SATURDAY EVENING MATCHUP
Sacramento State (16-7, 10-2) travels to Moscow, Idaho, for a Saturday evening matchup against Idaho (10-12, 5-6). Tip is 7:05 p.m.
February 12, 2015
LATE RUN FALLS JUST SHORT IN MEN’S HOOPS’ 64-61 LOSS AT EASTERN WASH.
Sacramento State closed the game on a 19-6 run, and had its length of the court pass intercepted as time expired as the Hornets lost to Eastern Washington, 64-61
February 10, 2015
FIRST PLACE ON THE LINE IN MEN'S HOOPS GAME THURS. AT EASTERN WASHINGTON
Winners of seven straight, Sacramento State (16-6, 10-1) travels to Cheney for a first-place showdown with Eastern Washington (18-5, 9-1) on Thursday.
February 7, 2015
MEN’S HOOPS WINS 7TH STRAIGHT, DOWNS PORTLAND STATE, 64-60
Mikh McKinney (17) and Dylan Garrity (16) combined for 33 of the Hornets’ 64 points on the way to a 64-60 win over Portland State.
February 7, 2015
HIGHLIGHTS AND INTERVIEWS FROM MEN'S HOOPS' WIN OVER PORTLAND STATE
Highlights and interviews with Coach Katz, Mikh McKinney, Dylan Garrity and Alex Tiffin from the Hornets' win over Portland State.
February 5, 2015
MEN'S HOOPS SEEKS 7TH STRAIGHT WIN SATURDAY AFTERNOON VS. PORTLAND ST.
Winners of six straight, and 10 of the last 11, Sacramento State (15-6, 9-1) will take on Portland State (11-9, 5-5) on Saturday at 2:05 p.m.
February 4, 2015
MEN’S HOOPS POSTS HIGHEST TERM GPA IN SCHOOL HISTORY
Not only is the Sacramento State men’s basketball team getting it done on the hardwood, the team is also succeeding in the classroom.
February 2, 2015
McKINNEY NAMED BIG SKY PLAYER OF THE WEEK FOR THE 3RD STRAIGHT WEEK
For the third straight week, fourth time this season, and sixth time of his three-year career, Sacramento State senior guard Mikh McKinney received Big Sky Conference Player of the Week honors.
February 1, 2015
HIGHLIGHTS AND INTERVIEWS FROM MEN'S HOOPS THRILLING WIN OVER MONTANA
Highlights and interviews with Coach Katz, Dylan Garrity and Mikh McKinney from the win over Montana.
January 31, 2015
GARRITY’S 3-POINTER BURIES MONTANA, MEN’S HOOPS WINS 6TH STRAIGHT, 70-69
Dylan Garrity buried a 3-pointer with 6.2 seconds remaining to give the Hornets a 70-69 victory over Montana.
January 30, 2015
1ST PLACE SHOWDOWN SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE NEST: MEN'S HOOPS VS. MONTANA
Winners of five straight, and nine of the last 10, Sacramento State (14-6, 8-1) will take on Montana (11-8, 7-1) on Saturday night at the Nest.
January 30, 2015
HIGHLIGHTS AND INTERVIEWS FROM MENS HOOPS WIN OVER MONTANA STATE
Highlights and interviews with head coach Brian Katz, Cody Demps, Nick Hornsby and Dylan Garrity.
January 29, 2015
OVERFLOW CROWD TREATED TO MEN’S HOOPS 75-59 VICTORY VS. MONTANA STATE
Playing in front of an energetic overflow crowd, Sacramento State did not disappoint, as four Hornets scored in double figures on the way to a 75-59 victory against Montana State.
January 27, 2015
MEN'S HOOPS BACK AT HOME THURSDAY NIGHT VS. MONTANA STATE
Winners of four straight, and eight of nine, Sacramento State (13-6, 7-1) returns home to face Montana State (4-15, 1-6) at the Nest on Thursday.
January 26, 2015
McKINNEY NAMED THE BIG SKY MEN’S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK....AGAIN
Senior guard Mikh McKinney was named the Big Sky Conference’s co-Men’s Basketball Player of the Week today.
January 24, 2015
McKINNEY DROPS 27 IN 2ND HALF, MEN'S HOOPS WINS IN OGDEN FOR 2ND TIME
Mikh McKinney put on a show yet again, scoring 27 of his career-high 33 points in the second half to lead the Hornets to a 78-71 road win at Weber State.
January 23, 2015
MEN'S HOOPS SEEKS FOURTH STRAIGHT WIN SATURDAY AT WEBER STATE
Sacramento State (12-6, 6-1) will seek its fourth straight win on Saturday at Weber State (8-10, 3-4). Tip is 6:05 p.m. PST.
January 22, 2015
MEN’S HOOPS REMAINS IN FIRST PLACE AFTER 62-59 ROAD WIN AT IDAHO STATE
Zach Mills (0:13.3) and Trevis Jackson (0:1.6) both hit a pair of clutch free throws over the final 15 seconds to help the Hornets secure a 62-59 road win at Idaho State.
January 21, 2015
McKINNEY SELECTED AS ONE OF THE BEST MID-MAJOR PLAYERS IN THE NATION
Mikh McKinney was selected among the best mid-major basketball players in the country and named to the Lou Henson Award Mid-Major Watch List.
January 21, 2015
MEN'S HOOPS BACK IN ACTION THURSDAY NIGHT AT IDAHO STATE
The Hornets (11-6, 5-1) travel to Pocatello for a matchup at Idaho State (4-14, 1-5) on Thursday at 6 p.m. PST
January 19, 2015
MEN’S HOOPS RANKED IN THE TOP 25 MID-MAJOR POLL FOR FIRST TIME EVER
For the first time in school history, Sacramento State is ranked in the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25 poll
January 19, 2015
McKINNEY RECEIVES SCHOOL-RECORD 4TH BIG SKY PLAYER OF THE WEEK AWARD
For the second time this season, and fourth time of his career, Mikh McKinney was named the Big Sky Conference men’s basketball player of the week.
January 17, 2015
MEN’S HOOPS TAKES OVER FIRST PLACE, BEATS EASTERN WASHINGTON 90-77
In a battle for first place in the Big Sky, Sacramento State shot a season-best .633 (31-49) from the field to defeat Eastern Washington, 90-77.
January 17, 2015
VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS AND INTERVIEWS FROM MEN'S HOOPS WIN VS. EASTERN WASH.
Video highlights and interviews with Coach Katz, Cody Demps, Mikh McKinney and Dreon Barlett from the Hornets' 90-77 win over Eastern Washington.
January 16, 2015
MEN'S HOOPS HOSTS EASTERN WASHINGTON ON SATURDAY FOR FIRST PLACE
Sacramento State (10-6, 4-1) will host Eastern Washington (13-4, 4-0) on Saturday night at 7:05 p.m. in a battle for first place.
January 15, 2015
McKINNEY GOES OFF IN THE 2ND HALF, LEADS MEN’S HOOPS TO 79-76 WIN VS. IDAHO
Mikh McKinney scored 27 of his career-high tying 32 points in the second half, and the Hornets closed the game on a 23-12 run to defeat Idaho, 79-76.
January 13, 2015
MEN'S HOOPS BACK AT HOME THURSDAY VS. LEAGUE NEWCOMER IDAHO AT 7 PM
Currently in a tie for second place in the Big Sky standings, Sacramento State (9-6, 3-1) hosts league newcomer Idaho (7-7, 2-1) on Thursday at the Nest.
January 10, 2015
MEN’S BASKETBALL’S WINNING STREAK ENDS IN LOSS AT NORTHERN COLORADO
Northern Colorado used a 10-2 run spanning the final two minutes to break open a close game and eventually defeat Sacramento State, 84-73
January 9, 2015
MEN'S HOOPS LOOKS FOR FIFTH STRAIGHT WIN SATURDAY AT NORTHERN COLORADO
Currently riding a season-high tying four-game winning streak, the Hornets (9-5, 3-0) travel to Greeley on Saturday to take on Northern Colorado (7-7, 2-1).
January 8, 2015
McKINNEY’S LATE FLOATER DELIVERS A 63-61 ROAD WIN AT NORTH DAKOTA
Mikh McKinney buried a tough floater with 2.6 seconds remaining to deliver Sacramento State a 63-61 road win at North Dakota.
January 6, 2015
MEN'S HOOPS LOOKS TO EXTEND WINNING STREAK THURSDAY AT NORTH DAKOTA
Currently riding a three-game winning streak, Sacramento State (8-5, 2-0) begins its first Big Sky road trip on Thursday at North Dakota (5-8, 1-1) at 5:05 p.m. PST.
January 3, 2015
MEN’S HOOPS 8-5 AND 2-0 IN THE BIG SKY AFTER 90-75 WIN OVER SOUTHERN UTAH
Five Hornets scored in double figures tonight, led by Mikh McKinney’s game-high 21 points, as Sacramento State defeated Southern Utah, 90-75.
January 2, 2015
MEN'S HOOPS HOSTS SOUTHERN UTAH ON SATURDAY AT 7 P.M.
Sacramento State (7-5, 1-0) is back in action Saturday night against Southern Utah (3-9, 0-1). Tip-off at the Nest is 7:05 p.m.
January 1, 2015
GARRITY SCORES 26; MEN’S HOOPS OPENS LEAGUE PLAY WITH 78-73 WIN OVER NAU
Five Hornets scored in double figures, led by senior Dylan Garrity’s game-high 26 points, as Sacramento State opened Big Sky Conference play with a 78-73 win over Northern Arizona.
December 30, 2014
MEN'S HOOPS OPENS BIG SKY PLAY AT HOME THURSDAY VS. NORTHERN ARIZONA
Sacramento State (6-5) will finally open Big Sky Conference play on Thursday at home against Northern Arizona (5-8) at 7:05 p.m.
December 29, 2014
GARRITY NAMED BIG SKY MEN’S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Senior guard Dylan Garrity was named the Big Sky Conference’s Men’s Basketball Player of the Week
December 27, 2014
GARRITY'S CAREER-HIGH 28 POINTS LEADS MEN'S HOOPS TO 74-49 ROAD WIN
Dylan Garrity scored a career-high 28 points and the Hornets used a 34-10 run to defeat Utah Valley, 74-49.
December 24, 2014
MEN'S HOOPS PLAYS FINAL NON-LEAGUE GAME SATURDAY AT UTAH VALLEY
Sacramento State (5-5) will play its final non-conference game of the season this Saturday when the team travels to Orem, Utah, to face Utah Valley (4-7).
December 21, 2014
MEN’S BASKETBALL CAN’T FIND THE RANGE IN ROAD LOSS AT SEATTLE
Sacramento State shot a season-low .304 from the field, including just 6-of-27 in the first half, on the way to a 66-47 loss at Seattle University
December 20, 2014
MEN'S HOOPS TRAVELS TO SEATTLE FOR SUNDAY EVENING MATCHUP
On Sunday at 7:05 p.m., Sacramento State (5-4) will play the first of two remaining non-conference games at Seattle (5-6).
December 15, 2014
McKINNEY RECEIVES THIRD CAREER BIG SKY PLAYER OF THE WEEK AWARD
Sacramento State senior guard Mikh McKinney was named the Big Sky Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week.
December 14, 2014
BIG NIGHT FOR McKINNEY, BUT MEN’S HOOPS LOSES THRILLER TO PORTLAND
Despite an incredible performance from Mikh McKinney and the Hornets having two possessions to take the lead in the game’s final minute, Sacramento State fell to Portland, 80-75.
December 12, 2014
MEN'S BASKETBALL HOSTS PORTLAND ON SUNDAY AT 5 P.M.
Sacramento State will play its final non-conference home game in a rare Sunday evening matchup when the Hornets welcome Portland to the Nest at 5:05 p.m.
December 12, 2014
VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS AND INTERVIEWS FROM MBB'S WIN OVER CAL STATE FULLERTON
Video highlights and interviews with Coach Katz, Mikh McKinney, Dylan Garrity and Alex Tiffin from the Hornets' 73-59 win over Cal State Fullerton.
December 11, 2014
MEN’S HOOPS REMAINS PERFECT AT HOME WITH A 73-59 WIN OVER CS FULLERTON
Sacramento State received a game-high 21 points from Mikh McKinney and the Hornets closed the contest on an 11-0 run to defeat Cal State Fullerton, 73-59
December 10, 2014
MEN'S BASKETBALL HOSTS CAL STATE FULLERTON THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7 PM
Sacramento State (4-3) will play the first of just four remaining non-conference games Thursday at home against Cal State Fullerton (3-6) at 7:05 p.m.
December 6, 2014
MEN’S HOOPS CONCLUDES ROAD TRIP WITH 74-62 LOSS AT UC IRVINE
Dylan Garrity (18) and Mikh McKinney (17) combined for 35 points, but it was not enough in the Hornets’ 74-62 loss at UC Irvine
December 5, 2014
MEN'S HOOPS TRAVELS TO UC IRVINE FOR SATURDAY EVENING GAME
The Hornets will play their third game in six days on Saturday evening at UC Irvine. Tip is 7:05 p.m.
December 4, 2014
GARRITY SCORES 1,000TH POINT, BUT MEN’S HOOPS FALLS AT ABILENE CHRISTIAN
Dylan Garrity became the 12th player in school history to score 1,000 points, but the Hornets fell on the road to Abilene Christian.
December 3, 2014
MEN'S HOOPS LOOKS FOR 5TH STRAIGHT WIN THURSDAY AT ABILENE CHRISTIAN
Sacramento State travels to Abilene, Texas, to take on Abilene Christian on Thursday at 5:05 p.m. PST.
December 1, 2014
HORNSBY SCORES A CAREER-HIGH 20 AS MEN’S HOOPS WINS FOURTH STRAIGHT
Nick Hornsby scored a career-high 20 points and the Hornets led by at least six points the final 27 minutes on the way to a 65-56 victory over Utah Valley.
November 30, 2014
MEN'S HOOPS HOSTS UTAH VALLEY ON MONDAY; GARRITY NEARS MILESTONE
Sacramento State concludes a three-game homestand Monday evening at 7:05 p.m. against Utah Valley.
November 26, 2014
HIGHLIGHTS AND INTERVIEWS FROM MEN'S HOOPS WIN OVER BRISTOL
Video highlights and interviews with Coach Katz, Cody Demps and Mikh McKinney from the Hornets' win over Bristol.
November 25, 2014
MEN’S HOOPS IMPROVES TO 3-1 WITH 97-63 VICTORY OVER BRISTOL
Five Hornets scored in double figures, led by senior Mikh McKinney’s game-high 22 points, as Sacramento State cruised to a 97-63 victory over Bristol.
November 24, 2014
MEN'S HOOPS RESUMES HOMESTAND TUESDAY NIGHT VS. BRISTOL
In the midst of a three-game homestand, Sacramento State (2-1) will host Bristol University on Tuesday night at 7:05 p.m.
November 19, 2014
MEN’S BASKETBALL POSTS A 74-42 VICTORY OVER SIMPSON IN HOME OPENER
Junior Cody Demps scored a game-high 16 points and the Hornets went on a 22-2 run in the first half on the way to a 74-42 victory over Simpson.
November 18, 2014
SACRAMENTO STATE TO HOST 2017 NCAA MEN’S TOURNEY 1ST AND 2ND ROUNDS
Sacramento State, in conjunction with the Sacramento Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, the Sports Commission and the Kings, will host first and second round play in the 2017 NCAA Div. I Men’s Basketball Championship.
November 17, 2014
MEN'S BASKETBALL TRAVELS TO UC RIVERSIDE FOR MONDAY EVENING GAME
Sacramento State will play its second game of the 2014-15 season on Monday evening at UC Riverside. Tip is 7:05 p.m.
November 17, 2014
McKINNEY LEADS MEN’S HOOPS TO FIRST-EVER ROAD WIN AT UC RIVERSIDE
Sacramento State finished the game on a 15-7 run, and Mikh McKinney had eight of his game-high 22 points during the final 4:42 of the contest as the Hornets won at UC Riverside, 70-69.
November 14, 2014
MEN’S BASKETBALL FALLS IN SEASON OPENER AT #13 GONZAGA
Five Bulldogs scored in double figures and 13th-ranked Gonzaga used an early 14-0 run to break things open and cruise to a 104-58 victory over Sacramento State.
November 12, 2014
MEN’S BASKETBALL SIGNS GUARD JEFF WU AND FORWARD JOSHUA PATTON
Sacramento State men’s basketball signed Modesto Christian guard Jeff Wu and Sierra High School forward Joshua Patton.
November 10, 2014
MEN'S BASKETBALL OPENS SEASON FRIDAY NIGHT AT #13 GONZAGA
Sacramento State opens the 2014-15 season on Friday when the team travels to Spokane, Wash., to take on 13th-ranked Gonzaga at 6:05 p.m.
November 7, 2014
MEN’S HOOPS LEADS FROM START TO FINISH IN EXHIBITION VICTORY OVER MENLO
Alex Tiffin scored a team-high 17 points and Eric Stuteville added 13 points and nine rebounds to lead Sacramento State to a 77-68 win over Menlo.
November 4, 2014
MEN’S HOOPS KICKS OFF SEASON WITH 68-45 EXHIBITION WIN OVER HOLY NAMES
Twelve different Sacramento State players cracked into the scoring column as the Hornets defeated Holy Names, 68-45.
November 3, 2014
READY FOR HOOPS? MEN’S BASKETBALL PLAYS TWO HOME EXHIBITIONS THIS WEEK
Sacramento State will finally hit the hardwood for the first of two home exhibition games Tuesday night against Holy Names at 7:05 p.m.
October 23, 2014
MEN’S HOOPS PICKED FOURTH IN BIG SKY COACHES AND MEDIA POLLS
The Sacramento State men’s basketball program was selected to finish fourth out of 12 teams in the Big Sky Conference preseason coaches and media polls.
October 16, 2014
SIGHTS AND SOUNDS FROM 2ND WEEK OF MEN'S BASKETBALL PRACTICE
Sights and sounds from men's basketball practice, including interviews with all five freshmen.
October 9, 2014
SIGHTS AND SOUNDS FROM MEN'S BASKETBALL PRACTICE
Sights and sounds from Sacramento State's fifth official practice of the season.
September 30, 2014
MEN’S HOOPS SEASON COMING FAST, FIRST OFFICIAL PRACTICE ON FRIDAY
The Sacramento State men’s basketball team, guided by seventh-year head coach Brian Katz, begins its preseason practice schedule on Friday, Oct. 3.
September 5, 2014
MEN’S HOOPS POSTS HIGHEST TERM GRADE POINT AVERAGE IN SCHOOL HISTORY
The men’s basketball program posted its highest grade point average in school history during the 2014 spring semester, finishing with a cumulative mark of 3.092.
August 15, 2014
MEN’S BASKETBALL RELEASES ITS 2014-15 SCHEDULE
Sacramento State seventh-year men’s basketball head coach Brian Katz announced the program’s 2014-15 schedule today.