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‘Cats win league title, but fall short in the postseason

‘Cats win league title, but fall short in the postseason

Kenta Mcafee

March 28, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

With the longest losing streak capping off its season, the Chico State men's basketball team won the CCAA season title, but couldn't keep its momentum going and finished with a 22-7 overall record. The Wildcats began their season with a strong start, losing just one game in their preseason. During...

Former high school enemies come together as teammates

Former high school enemies come together as teammates

Jason Spies

February 17, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

When you graduate high school and move away to college, it’s a lot to take in.For Chico State sophomore guard Corey Silverstrom, finding out that his new teammate and roommate was his old rival from high school made for a very interesting start to his college career. “It was kind of weird the ...

‘Cats find success at away games

‘Cats find success at away games

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

January 21, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

While most students got to take a load off during break, the Chico State men’s basketball team was working toward a third consecutive NCAA tournament appearance at the end of the season. Returning from winter break, the Wildcats have a 8-5 (5-3 in conference) record...

Wildcat hits sophomore season stride

Wildcat hits sophomore season stride

Angelo Boscacci

December 15, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

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 start, averaging more than 26 minutes as a starter. But his early season success did not come easy...

Wildcat athletic squads nab new recruits

Wildcat athletic squads nab new recruits

Nick Reddy

December 1, 2014


Filed under Sports

National Signing Day was Nov. 12 for many high school and junior college student-athletes around the country. The Wildcats made the most of the occasion. Future NCAA participants signed their letters of intent to compete at the next level of competition. Chico State athletic programs brought in fresh...

Alumnus to take on duty of assistant coach

Alumnus to take on duty of assistant coach

Ryan Grady

August 24, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Sports

When offered the Wildcat's assistant coaching job, Lucas Gabriel has just one thing to say.“Where do I sign up?” Gabriel said. The Chico State men's basketball team will welcome back a familiar face to the sidelines this season. Gabriel, a graduate assistant from 2008-2010, will take on the role ...

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