The Orion

Love and support for five honored basketball players

Love and support for five honored basketball players

Brandon Downs

March 18, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Despite both teams missing the playoffs, five Chico State basketball players received recognition from the California Collegiate Athletic Association coaches for their hard work and success this season.The All-CCAA honors are broken down into three categories, with the division's brightest 10 stars ...

Men’s basketball loses to Dominguez Hills, but playoff hopes are still alive

Men’s basketball loses to Dominguez Hills, but playoff hopes are still alive

Matthew Ferreira

February 24, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State Wildcats men’s basketball team lost their game against Cal State University Dominguez Hills on Saturday by a score of 73-64.The game was competitive throughout but Dominguez Hills was able to pull away with a 38 point second half.The Wildcats were on the right track at the start of ...

Ball security an issue in loss against CSU Los Angeles

Ball security an issue in loss against CSU Los Angeles

Matthew Ferreira

February 22, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Wildcats men’s basketball team lost their game Thursday night to the Cal State University of Los Angeles by a score of 69-57. With the playoffs nearing and a potential spot for the Wildcats still a possibility the team knew that this game was as close to a must-win scenario as it gets.Unfortunately for Chico...

Men’s basketball wins fourth straight while getting revenge

Men’s basketball wins fourth straight while getting revenge

Brandon Downs

February 15, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

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 looking forward to Thursday's game for weeks. "I told my teammates we owe these guys revenge, you...

Wildcats send Lucky Loggers packing

Wildcats send Lucky Loggers packing

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

February 3, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Unfair calls and Humboldt State's aggressive defense was what Chico State faced Saturday night at Acker Gymnasium. It showed what the team was truly capable of as the Wildcats gutted out a 67-65 win over the Lucky Loggers. “Everyone stepped up, everyone played well it wasn’t a one person shine,”...

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

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

Wesley Harris

December 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

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 ball and pieced together a complete game together on the defensive end.Chico State entered Thursday ...

Wildcats struggle for open shots in loss to San Francisco State

Wildcats struggle for open shots in loss to San Francisco State

Wesley Harris

December 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

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 games cancelled due to the Campfire. Chico State entered San Francisco after falling to UC San Diego...

Chico State men’s basketball falls in long-awaited season opener

Chico State men’s basketball falls in long-awaited season opener

Connor Mcpherson

November 25, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

A series of defensive breakdowns to start the second half proved to be the Wildcats undoing in their season opener, and despite a hard fought battle, Chico lost to University of California, San Diego 84-68 on Saturday. After a solid first half, CSU Chico looked ready to play down to the wire against the 1...

A look into the next generation of Wildcat basketball leaders

A look into the next generation of Wildcat basketball leaders

Courtney Chapman

March 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

“The seniors are huge leaders on the team right now. They definitely built our foundation and are leaving a legacy with us. I think that’s huge and when they leave, we will continue to carry that legacy,” said freshman Brynn Thoming.As Chico State's beloved seniors finish off their...

Men’s basketball team scrimmage displays new improvements

Men’s basketball team scrimmage displays new improvements

Kenta Mcafee

October 28, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State men's basketball team opened its season Oct. 28 with a scrimmage. The team battled itself with junior point guard Jalen McFerren leading half the team against junior shooting guard Corey Silverstrom. Although the game was only an exhibition match, the teams were quick to show off...

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