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Senior guard Mike Rosaroso shooting against a Cal Poly Pomona defender on Feb. 7. Photo credit: Gustavo Ornelas

Wildcats out of NCAA Tournament

Lars Gustafson // March 15, 2015

The Chico State men’s basketball team's season came to an end on Friday night with a loss to the California Baptist Lancers, 67-61. It was a close game with three Wildcat seniors finishing a four-year...

The Chico State mens basketball teams starting five players huddle up prior to a play in a game against Cal State L.A. on Jan. 30. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Wildcats on the prowl for playoff glory

Julie Ortega // March 11, 2015

In its 100th season, the Chico State men's basketball team has made the NCAA Championship Tournament for the fourth time in a row. The Wildcats' success this season has set the team's bar high for expectations....

Senior Jordan Semple advances the ball up court while being chased down by a Cal State L.A. opponent on Jan. 30 Photo credit: Caio Calado

‘Cats advance to conference finals

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // March 7, 2015

Despite committing 21 turnovers, the Wildcats battled their way to a 72-60 victory in the semifinals against Cal State Stanislaus on Friday night. The 'Cats played tough on the defensive end. They found...

Tanner Giddings, Forward for the Wildcats, bodying up against a Cal State East Bay defender Photo credit: Gustavo Ornelas

‘Cats prepare for playoff push

Lars Gustafson // March 5, 2015

You could feel the emotion and the love for Chico State basketball when Jordan Semple had a monster block shot with 2:36 seconds remaining in the first half during Senior Night against Cal State East...

Point Guard, Robert Duncan, maneuvering around the UCSD defense. Photo credit: Gustavo Ornelas

Chico State holds top spot in conference

Breanna Barnard // February 7, 2015

The Chico State men's basketball team sealed their fifth win at home by beating UC San Diego on Friday, with a final score of 72-64. The Tritons who were number two in the conference standings gave...

Wildcats tied atop conference with another win on the road

Kevin Lucena // January 29, 2015

The Chico State men’s basketball team turned what was a three-point game at the half into a 78-56 victory on the road over Cal State Monterey Bay, using a lockdown defensive effort in the second...

Chico States Jordan Semple (45) being guarded by San Francisco States Bren Haley (3) on Jan 16. Photo credit: Caio Calado

‘Cats Topple Cal State East Bay

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // January 24, 2015

The Wildcats picked up right where they left off as they beat Cal State East Bay, 56-44 on Friday night. The 'Cats quickly jumped out to a 19-4 lead midway through the first half and never looked...

In his second year on the Wildcat mens basketball team, Robert Duncan has stepped up as a key player and a leader. Photo credit: John Domogma

Wildcat hits sophomore season stride

Angelo Boscacci // December 15, 2014

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...

Jordan Barton led Chico State with 14 points in a win over Cal State Dominguez Hills on Friday. Photo courtesy Chico Wildcats

Men’s basketball beats Dominguez Hills

Samuel Wolfson // December 6, 2014

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...

Head Coach Greg Clink holds the NCAA West Regional Trophy. Photo credit: Angelo Boscacci

Men’s basketball fights for future success

Angelo Boscacci // April 22, 2014

The Chico State men's basketball team season ended in Indianapolis at the Elite Eight. A historic season for the program is in the past and plans for a repeat of success are already in the works.The big-minute...

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