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Men’s basketball team dominates season opener

Men’s basketball team dominates season opener

Emerson Keenan

November 14, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

[box]Chico State 104, Pacific Union 62Points: Robert Duncan (15); Isaiah Ellis (14); Christopher Magalotti (13); Jordan Semple (11).Rebounds: Jordan Semple (5)Assists: Jordan Semple (5)[/box]The Chico State mens basketball team had no trouble taking down the Pacific Union Pioneers 104-62 at the Ron ...

Wildcats enter season highly ranked by NCAA

Wildcats enter season highly ranked by NCAA

Angelo Boscacci

November 9, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Multimedia, Sports, Video

Last season ended at the NCAA Elite Eight in Indianapolis for Chico State's men's basketball team, after losing by 15 to University of South Carolina Aiken. Fresh off that historic appearance, the Wildcats come into the new season ranked 15th in the nation by the NCAA Division II preseason coaches poll."...

Athletes adapt to overtime pressure

Athletes adapt to overtime pressure

Emerson Keenan

November 2, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Soccer, Sports

When regulation ends, athletes enter a new game. For sports like basketball, a winner needs to be crowned. Other sports, like soccer, can settle for a tie. But with overtime, one thing is for sure: anything can happen.By the time overtime comes around, the players have already played a full game, so th...

Chico State athletics place 6th in Directors’ Cup

Chico State athletics place 6th in Directors’ Cup

Emerson Keenan

September 9, 2014


Filed under Sports

Most people in the area know that Chico State has a good athletic program, but they may not have known just how good. Until now, that is.After 10 out of 13 Wildcat teams reached NCAA postseason berths, the Chico State athletic department placed sixth in June out of 246 Division II teams in the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup sta...

Men’s basketball fights for future success

Men’s basketball fights for future success

Angelo Boscacci

April 22, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

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 players last season will be a key component for next year, said head coach Greg Clink."Jordan Semp...

Basketball coach reaches 100-win milestone

Basketball coach reaches 100-win milestone

Sergio Sanchez

March 25, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The 11th head coach in the 99-year history of Chico State men’s basketball became the first to win 100 games in his first six seasons. He does not look at those 100 wins as anything special or as a goal he could have accomplished without the help of his staff and team, said head coach Greg Clink....

Men’s basketball team break starting record

Men’s basketball team break starting record

Lee Masten

February 19, 2014


Filed under Sports

After a convincing 71-57 defeat over San Francisco State on Feb. 1, the Chico State men’s basketball team repeated history, playing its best start since 1941. The Wildcats tied its best starting record through 18 games by going 14-4. For the 2014 Wildcats, 10 of those wins came from within the...

’Cats defeat rival Sonoma State

Sergio Sanchez

February 1, 2014


Filed under Sports

The Chico State men's basketball team won a tough game against rival Sonoma State by a final score of 76-68.Jordan Semple scored a game-high 25 points for the 'Cats. Coming off the bench Semple also had six rebounds, blocked three shots and dished out three assists and two steals. Despite shooting 54.17% from the field for Chico State compared to 4...

Bench players keep Wildcat basketball on point

benjamin marquez

January 21, 2014


Filed under Sports

The unsung 'Cats of the Chico State men's basketball team are bringing the roar to opponents, one substitution at a time. The Wildcats are currently 11-3 overall and currently sit in fourth place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Div. II standings. A key success of the 'Cats winning formula h...

Wildcats pull out win against Cal State East Bay

Sergio Sanchez

January 18, 2014


Filed under Sports

The Chico State men's basketball team edged out a victory over Cal State East Bay with a final score of 83-75.The 'Cats were led by senior Sean Park and junior Jordan Semple. Park scored his 1,000th career point, putting him 13th all-time in the Chico State record books. Semple grabbed his 500th rebound making him 12t...

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