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Big Sky Conference standings
• Sacramento State (10-11, 4-8) will play the second leg of a season-long four-game homestand on Thursday night against Southern Utah (12-10, 7-6). Tip-off at the Nest is set for 7:05 p.m.
• The Hornets are fresh off a 78-67 home victory over Portland State on Monday night.
• The team will play three home games over a span of six days this week, including Monday night's win, Thursday vs. Southern Utah, and Saturday vs. Northern Arizona.
• The Hornets have split their last eight games, and three of those four losses have come by six points or less, including one in overtime.
• Sacramento State's 4-8 conference record is a little misleading as six of the team's 12 league games have been decided by six points or less. Unfortunately for the Hornets, the team is 1-5 in those close outcomes.
• With just eight regular season games left (five at home), Sacramento State is currently tied for ninth place in the Big Sky standings. However, the Hornets are just one game back of seventh place and two games back of sixth.
• This year's Big Sky Tournament (March 13-16) will take place in Boise, Idaho.
• Sacramento State is 6-3 at home this year (2-3 vs. Big Sky teams) and 64-28 inside the Nest dating back to the 2012-13 season.
• All 11 Big Sky teams are playing a 20-game conference schedule this year, and Thursday will mark the second meeting against Southern Utah.
• In the first matchup in Cedar City, the Hornets trailed by 28 points (54-26) with 13:55 to play, and came all the way back to have a chance to tie with 30 seconds remaining. However, Southern Utah would eventually win, 76-71.
• Sacramento State is 13-17 all-time against Southern Utah. However, the Hornets are 10-4 when playing the Thunderbirds at home. That includes home wins in five straight, and nine of the last 10 meetings against Southern Utah inside the Nest. The two teams have not played in the Nest since an 86-76 Hornet win on Feb. 25, 2017.
• Southern Utah has won three straight, and seven of its last 10 games. The Thunderbirds, currently fifth in the Big Sky standings, are 4-8 on the road this year, and 2-4 away from home against conference opposition.
• The Thunderbirds go to the free throw line a Big Sky-best 23.9 times per game in Big Sky play. In addition, they shoot free throws at 77% (239-311) against league opposition, also the top mark in the conference.
• Every game the remainder of the season can be viewed live and free on Pluto.TV. All home games can be found on Pluto.TV channel 233. The Pluto broadcasts can be watched online at Pluto.TV or by downloading the app for your mobile device.
• Every game this year will be broadcast live on ESPN 1320 AM with 22nd-year play-by-play man Steve McElroy calling all the action.
• Links for all multimedia options, including live stats for every game, can be found next to each game on the men's basketball schedule at www.hornetsports.com.
March 2, 2019 MEN’S BASKETBALL FALLS IN SHOOTOUT AT IDAHO, 94-90
February 23, 2019 MEN’S HOOPS SHOOTING GOES COLD IN 65-57 ROAD LOSS AT PORTLAND STATE
February 20, 2019 MEN'S HOOPS CONCLUDES HOMESTAND THURSDAY NIGHT VS. WEBER STATE
February 16, 2019 MEN’S HOOPS FALLS AT HOME TO NORTHERN ARIZONA
February 14, 2019 MEN'S HOOPS CONTINUES HOMESTAND THURSDAY NIGHT VS. SOUTHERN UTAH
February 11, 2019 MEN’S BASKETBALL NEVER TRAILS IN 78-67 HOME WIN OVER PORTLAND STATE
February 9, 2019 LATE SURGE DOOMS MEN’S HOOPS IN 65-59 ROAD LOSS AT NORTHERN COLORADO
February 1, 2019 MEN'S HOOPS CONTINUES ROAD TRIP SATURDAY NIGHT AT WEBER STATE
January 30, 2019 MEN'S HOOPS OPENS THREE-GAME ROAD TRIP ON THURSDAY AT IDAHO STATE
January 25, 2019 MEN'S HOOPS BACK AT HOME SATURDAY NIGHT VS. EASTERN WASHINGTON
January 24, 2019 MEN’S HOOPS CRUISES TO 69-48 HOME WIN OVER IDAHO
January 23, 2019 MEN'S HOOPS BACK AT HOME; HOST IDAHO ON THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7 PM
January 18, 2019 MEN'S HOOPS TO PLAY ROAD MATINEE ON SATURDAY AT SOUTHERN UTAH
January 15, 2019 MEN'S HOOPS BEGINS BRIEF ROAD TRIP THURSDAY AT NORTHERN ARIZONA
January 12, 2019 MEN’S HOOPS DROPS LAST SECOND HEART BREAKER TO IDAHO STATE, 72-70
January 10, 2019 MEN'S HOOPS HOSTS IDAHO STATE ON SATURDAY FOR KIDS NIGHT
January 4, 2019 MEN'S HOOPS GETS SET FOR SATURDAY MATINEE AT MONTANA STATE
December 27, 2018 MEN'S HOOPS OPENS BIG SKY PLAY ON SATURDAY AT HOME VS NORTHERN COLORADO
December 21, 2018 MEN’S BASKETBALL LEADS AT HALFTIME, BUT EVENTUALLY FALLS AT WASHINGTON
December 19, 2018 MEN'S BASKETBALL TRAVELS TO WASHINGTON FOR FRIDAY NIGHT GAME AT 6 PM
December 11, 2018 MEN’S BASKETBALL USES LATE 29-2 RUN TO BEAT HOLY NAMES, 81-56
December 10, 2018 MEN'S HOOPS BACK AT HOME TUESDAY NIGHT VS. HOLY NAMES AT 7 PM
December 8, 2018 MEN’S HOOPS DROPS TO 4-2 AFTER 76-67 LOSS AT PORTLAND
December 6, 2018 MEN'S BASKETBALL WRAPS UP ROAD TRIP ON SATURDAY AT PORTLAND
December 5, 2018 MEN’S BASKETBALL ADDS HOME GAME ON THURSDAY, DEC. 13
November 27, 2018 HUGE WEEK LANDS GRAVES BIG SKY PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONORS
November 24, 2018 MEN’S HOOPS NOW 3-0 AFTER 87-82 OVERTIME WIN AGAINST CAL STATE FULLERTON
November 16, 2018 FRIDAY NIGHT’S MEN’S BASKETBALL HOME GAME AGAINST CAL POLY POSTPONED
November 14, 2018 SECOND GAME OF THE SEASON: MEN'S HOOPS HOSTS CAL POLY
September 26, 2018 MEN’S HOOPS SEASON ON THE HORIZON, FIRST OFFICIAL TEAM PRACTICE IS FRIDAY
September 12, 2018 FORMER MEN’S BASKETBALL HEAD COACH DON NEWMAN PASSES AWAY
July 24, 2018 MEN’S BASKETBALL RELEASES THE 2018-19 SCHEDULE
July 19, 2018 THE NEST RECEIVES A BRAND NEW FLOOR DESIGN