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The twisted turns of the men’s basketball season

Chico State and Humboldt State jump ball to start their game on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Acker Gym. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar
March 13, 2019

The men’s basketball team faced a roller coaster ride of a season, ending up ranked 22 in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II West Region.The record for the season was 8-14 in...

Men’s basketball fall to Sonoma State on Senior Night

George Clink finished his 11th season as the Chico Men's basketball head coach against Sonoma State. Photo credit: Christian Solis
March 3, 2019

The Wildcats basketball season hasn't gone exactly as they hoped, but they still looked to close out their three seniors careers on a high note.Unfortunately for Marvin Timothy, Keith Datu, and Nate Ambrosini...

Men’s Basketball loses close game to San Francisco State

Marvin Timothy goes up for the slam. Photo credit: Mathew Boe
March 2, 2019

The Wildcats hosted the San Francisco Gators Thursday night at Acker Gymnasium. It was a game that looked like a blowout at several points early on but ended up coming right down to the wire.It ended with...

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

Nate Ambrosini waiting for the action to come his way against Cal State East Bay on Jan. 8, 2019. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo
February 24, 2019

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...

Men’s basketball wins fourth straight while getting revenge

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

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

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

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

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

Wildcats win first round of NCAA’s

Wildcats win first round of NCAA's
March 20, 2017

Sophomore forward Marvin Timothy scored 12 points and provided a huge boost for the Chico State men's basketball team as they defeated Western Washington University 96-83 in the first round of the NCAA...

Inside the life of an athlete

Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel
March 8, 2017

Nothing makes an athlete happier than playing the sport they love, whether it is preparing for the upcoming season with offseason workouts or stepping out onto the field or court to open the season. There's...

‘Cats pour buckets on firestorm in Arizona

Sophomore guard Nate Ambrosini prepares to take a jump shot during a Wildcats scrimmage. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell
November 6, 2016

The Chico State men's basketball team was evenly matched by Arizona Christian University Nov. 4 but managed to come away with a narrow win.The teams both shot 44 percent in the game, going 22-50. The game...

Athletes support Black Lives Matter

Members of the Chico State community gather in front of Kendall Hall during a silent protest. Photo credit: Royal T Lee-Castine
October 7, 2016

  Jalen McFerren said he would like to continue being an example of unity on campus and bring awareness to injustices and attention to the Black Lives Matter movement. McFerren is a junior...

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