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#12 Marvin Timothy attempts to get the rebound against Cal State Pomona Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Broncos trample Wildcats’ winning streak

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava // February 17, 2019

The Wildcats were at an all-time high on their four-game winning streak facing off against California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, the second seed in their conference. That energy was soon shut...

Calvin Geraci had four points on the night against Cal State San Bernadino Photo credit: Mathew Boe

Men’s basketball wins fourth straight while getting revenge

Brandon Downs // February 15, 2019

Chico State men's basketball team got revenge against Cal State San Bernadino with an 11 point victory Thursday night. The Coyotes beat the Wildcats 88-72 back in January, so the Wildcats have been...

Senior Marvin Timothy dunks the ball against UC San Diego, Thursday night at Acker Gymnasium. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Chico State men’s basketball fall to number one ranked UC San Diego

Noah Andrews // January 25, 2019

Home court advantage didn't help much last night as the Chico State Wildcats fell to UC San Diego 78-57, adding to their consecutive loss streak now at four games. From the outset, Chico struggled...

Kevin Warren and Isaiah Brooks operating the Chico State offense against Cal State East Bay on Saturday. Photo credit: Wesley Harris

Chico State men’s basketball prevails in second consecutive home win

Wesley Harris // December 9, 2018

Chico State found their groove in their second consecutive win over Cal State East Bay. The tenacious defense from the Wildcats left East Bay flustered. Chico continued their unselfish play, finding ways...

Chico State guard Nate Ambrosini gets ready to toss the ball in against Stanislaus State on Thursday night. Photo credit: Keelie Lewis

Chico State men’s basketball cruises in first win of the season

Wesley Harris // December 7, 2018

Chico State men's basketball earned their first win of the season in their home opener versus Stanislaus State with a ton to build off of. The Wildcats flipped the story of their cold spell shooting the...

Sophomore Justin Briggs avoids defense and finds an open shot in a Chicos playoff matchup against Cal State San Bernardino last season in this archived image. Photo credit: Kate Angeles

Wildcats struggle for open shots in loss to San Francisco State

Wesley Harris // December 2, 2018

Chico State men's basketball labored for open gaps in Saturday’s 65-49 loss to San Francisco State. This would only be the second game of the season for the Wildcats after having their first five...

Nate Ambrosini working on his jump shot before Chico State basketball practice. Photo credit: Wesley Harris

The endless grind of a collegiate gym rat

Wesley Harris // September 21, 2018

Dreams of championships, game-winning shots and ankle bruising crossovers date back to the childhoods of most basketball players. Especially when they observed the legendary professional athletes that...

Chico State Wildcats assistant coaches Mark Darnall and Thomas Ammon coaching the Wildcats basketball team in Acker Gym. Photo Courtesy: Chico State Sports Information Desk.

Chico State basketball admired for coaching prestige

Courtney Chapman // March 15, 2018

Despite losing two coaches from the 2016-2017 season, Chico State Men's Basketball Head Coach Greg Clink is excited to gain two new coaches that he hopes will help build a bright future for the team."It...

Head Coach of the Chico State mens basketball Greg Clink and author Carson Medley sign copies of Medleys book at the book release at Chico State. Photo credit: Andrew Baumgartner

‘Through The Red Door’ book signing at Chico State gets emotional

Andrew Baumgartner // February 15, 2018

A Valentines Day book signing led by author Carson Medley and Chico State men's basketball coach Greg Clink, shows appreciation for basketball, reporting, and writing."Through The Red Door," by Carson...

Senior Drew Kitchens protects the ball in a game against Cal State L.A. last season. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Senior celebrates Senior Night from the bleachers

Kenta Mcafee // April 4, 2016

Having your name called, followed by a standing ovation and being surrounded by your fellow seniors is the reason athletes dream of Senior Night. As senior guard Drew Kitchens watched his teammates...

Head coach Greg Clink designs a play in the CCAA playoffs against Cal State L.A. Photo credit: Jordan Olesen

Coach Clink: Recruiting winners, making champions

Lars Gustafson // March 7, 2016

They say “Once a Chico State Wildcat, always a Chico State Wildcat.” Chico State men’s basketball head coach Greg Clink lives the popular motto to the max as a former player turned head coach...

Sophomore Jalen McFerren rushes the Cal State Stanislaus defense at home on Jan. 31. Photo credit: Jordan Olesen

Chico State sophomore excels in expanded role

February 8, 2016

After appearing in every game last season as a freshman, sophomore guard Jalen McFerren had a lot expected of him when he hit the court this year.Finishing fourth last season on the team in steals and...

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