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Isaiah Brooks dribbles the ball down court in round one of the CCAA playoffs.

Wildcats rally to win the first home playoff game

Matthew Wreden and // March 5, 2020

The Wildcats escaped with a crucial win at Acker Gym Tuesday night as they took down the Stanislaus State Warriors by a score 75-73 in overtime. It was a back and forth battle throughout game one of...

Maddy Wong pulls a jumper from the 3-point line.

Wildcats say farewell to their 2019-2020 season

Alex Martin and // March 5, 2020

It was an intense night in Acker Gym as the Wildcats took on the Cal State East Bay Pioneers in the first round of the CCAA playoffs. Unfortunately, Chico State exited the playoffs early as they lost...

The Wildcats huddle before the game against Sonoma State.

Wildcats display their resilience

Arrow VanAbrams // February 23, 2020

The Chico State men’s basketball team (20-6) fought through a shaky first half to beat the Sonoma State Seawolves (5-20) 77-58 in the last regular season home game of the year on Saturday Feb. 22.  Fans...

Maddy Wong dribbles the ball and attempts to get past her opposing defender.

A memorable farewell for Maddy Wong

Matthew Wreden and // February 23, 2020

The Wildcats were hanging on to a two point lead with under a minute left to play when Maddy Wong launched back-to-back threes, extending the lead to six points and securing the win for the Wildcats....

Calvin Geraci jumps high and takes a shot while a Gator defender goes up in attempt to block.

Victory allows Wildcats to clinch a home playoff game

Matthew Wreden // February 21, 2020

The Chico State men’s basketball team locked up a first-round home game in the CCAA tournament after defeating the San Francisco State Gators by 80-69 Thursday night in Acker Gym. The Wildcats (19-6)...

Shay Stark dribbles the ball down the court with a Gator defender trailing.

Wildcats on a three-game roll

Alex Martin // February 21, 2020

With just four games remaining and a playoff spot up in the air, Chico State women’s basketball took their home court with great enthusiasm as they faced the San Francisco State Gators. The Wildcats...

Brynn Thoming makes a move to the rim from the low post.

Wildcats drop second straight home game

Alex Martin and // February 9, 2020

It was an intense night in Acker Gym as the Wildcats took on the California State San Marcos Cougars. Unfortunately, the game would end in a loss for the Wildcats with a final score of 57-69. This loss...

Maddy Wong dribbles the ball in effort to get away from her opposing guard.

Wildcats drop a close one in overtime

Alex Martin // February 7, 2020

Women’s basketball took on the UC San Diego Tritons on Thursday in Acker Gym, only to lose the game in overtime. The score finalized at 61-69 and the Tritons came out victorious.  Guard Myli Martinez...

Justin Briggs sets the Chico State record for 154 total blocks.

Block party: Justin Briggs makes history while Wildcats drop one to UCSD

Matthew Wreden // February 7, 2020

With eight minutes left in the first half, Justin Briggs was at the top of the key coming off a pick and roll when he switched to guard UC San Diego standout guard, Tyrell Roberts. Roberts drove to the...

Chico State Wildcats take on the Cal State Los Angeles Golden Eagles in Acker Gym.

Wildcats come out victorious in their ninth straight

Alex Martin // January 26, 2020

Chico State men’s basketball put on a show in Acker Gym on Saturday night as they beat the Cal State Los Angeles Golden Eagles by a score of 87-62. This led the Wildcats to their ninth straight victory. Junior...

Vanessa Holland takes a three-point shot against Cal State Los Angeles on Saturday night.

Wildcats find success in a second chance match-up

Arrow VanAbrams // January 26, 2020

The Chico State women’s basketball team got their revenge against the Cal State Los Angeles Golden Eagles on Saturday night. The Wildcats took a commanding 69-57 victory after getting dominated by a...

The tip-off begins the game between Chico State and Cal State Dominguez Hills.

Consistent defense and free throws – crucial for a win

Nicolas Espino // January 24, 2020

     Second-chance opportunities prove to be the difference as junior Malik Duffy led the Chico State men’s basketball team to an 85-76 victory over the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros on Thursday...

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