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Wildcat basketball senior breaks records, blocks shots

Wildcat basketball senior breaks records, blocks shots

Lars Gustafson

January 21, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

By the end of Chico State's 2014 men’s basketball season, the record books are going to be rewritten because of senior forward Jordan Semple, who is now the all-time leader in blocked shots and rebounds in the program's history. Semple chose Chico State over multiple full-ride scholarship offers in ...

Chico State win in overtime against Seawolves

Chico State win in overtime against Seawolves

Julie Ortega

January 20, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

After Fridays night's victory against San Francisco State, the Chico State women's basketball team faced Sonoma State and got their second victory in a row with a final score of 63-56 on Saturday. From the start of the game it seemed like Sonoma State had control, scoring first and making the Wildc...

Wildcats rally late to beat Sonoma State

Wildcats rally late to beat Sonoma State

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

January 19, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Both teams couldn’t seem to find the bottom of the net in the first half, but the Wildcats turned it around late to beat the Sonoma State Seawolves with a final score of 64-59 on Saturday night. The teams headed to the locker room with Chico State up 23-20 to end the first half. With 11:02 left in t...

‘Cats end five game losing streak

‘Cats end five game losing streak

Lars Gustafson

January 19, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

In a game that got off to a relatively slow start, Chico State got ahead of the San Francisco State Gators early, winning 67-40 at home on Friday. This was the 'Cats' first win after a tough losing streak of five games. Sophomore forward, Ashtyn Anderson, achieved career highs in scoring and reb...

‘Cats pass Gators in triple overtime

‘Cats pass Gators in triple overtime

Breanna Barnard

January 17, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State men's basketball team won at home in a competitive match up against San Francisco State on Friday night, with a final score of 61-59. Junior center Tanner Giddings was taken down to the ground in the last second of the first half, but he was able to finish the game with no serious injuries. Giddings f...

Women’s basketball defeats Stanislaus

Women’s basketball defeats Stanislaus

Kevin Lucena

December 15, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State women’s basketball team got off to another slow start, but this time the ‘Cats were able to score 50 points in the second half to pick up the win. The 'Cats beat Cal State Stanislaus with a final score of 85-79 to earn the team’s first conference victory of the season. They improved to 1-...

Wildcat hits sophomore season stride

Wildcat hits sophomore season stride

Angelo Boscacci

December 15, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Just eight games into the season, sophomore guard Robert Duncan is scoring more than 14 points a game and has become one of the Chico State men's basketball team's scoring weapons.Duncan is off to a great start, averaging more than 26 minutes as a starter. But his early season success did not come easy...

‘Cats score comeback win in rematch with Warriors

‘Cats score comeback win in rematch with Warriors

Nick Reddy

December 14, 2014


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In a replay of last season’s NCAA West Region championship game, the Chico State Wildcats once again ended up on top of the host Cal State Stanislaus Warriors. Despite having to climb out of an early 2-13 hole, the Wildcats clawed back to take a 28-27 lead at halftime. The Wildcats then held the Warriors to ju...

Wildcat basketball turns 100

Wildcat basketball turns 100

Nick Reddy

December 13, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Coming off its best season in history, the Chico State men’s basketball team has another reason to shoot for a return to the NCAA Elite Eight this year: The 2014-2015 season marks the 100th year in the program’s existence.“This season is a celebration of one of the longest running college basket...

Men’s basketball beats Dominguez Hills

Men’s basketball beats Dominguez Hills

Samuel Wolfson

December 6, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State men's basketball team took on Cal State Dominguez Hills Friday night, winnig by a final of 69-59. The first half of the game was all Wildcats as they shot 46 percent while the Toros were held to 25 percent. Chico State went into halftime with a lead of 15. Jordan Semple stepped up with a ...

Women’s basketball falls in first CCAA bout

Women’s basketball falls in first CCAA bout

Kevin Lucena

December 6, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

After going 3-1 in the non-conference games to start their season. The Chico State women’s basketball team opened conference play on the road, losing 64-42 against Cal State Dominguez Hills on Friday night. Chico state was led in both scoring and rebounding by junior Brooke Bowen, who scored 13 points w...

Wildcat of the Year nominee: Sean Park

Wildcat of the Year nominee: Sean Park

Kevin Lucena

November 28, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Before the crowd gets riled up, before the sneakers hit the hardwood floor, before that first tipoff, Sean Park catches up on sleep.Park, a former Chico State men's basketball player, has been nominated for the 2014 Orion Sports Wildcat of the Year. Last year, Park started in 33 games for the Wildcats, bringing his career total to 119 games, tying him ...

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