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Chico State putting up shots before practice. Taken by Nathan Chiochios on March 12.

Chico State men’s basketball tabbed for second NCAA tournament in 3 years

Nathan Chiochios, Sports Editor // March 13, 2024

Following a 20-win season, the Wildcats earned the sixth seed in the NCAA Division-II West Regional Tournament, and are set to face off against the No. 3 seeded Montana State Billings Yellowjackets. The...

Members of the team watching their teammates play. Taken by Kya Williams on Feb. 3.

Chico State men’s basketball secures dominant 85-65 victory over SF State

Kya Williams, Reporter // February 5, 2024

The Chico State men's basketball team got a resounding 85-65 victory in their Saturday game against San Francisco State University, adding to their winning streak.  The first half of the game saw the...

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Chico State mens basketball Coach Greg Clink looks on at a game from the sidelines.

Chico State basketball is nearing a return

Connor Mcpherson, Reporter // March 25, 2021

Just over a year ago, the California Collegiate Athletic Association made the decision to suspend all athletic activity due to COVID-19. Since then, schools have been working tirelessly to find a solution...

March brings the March Madness Tournament for the NCAA 
Photo Credit: NCAA

March Madness brings the most exciting time of the college basketball season

Matthew Ferreira // March 19, 2019

Saturday and Sunday were huge days in the National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s basketball world and as a result, we now have the official NCAA March Madness bracket.The tournament favorite...

Left to right: Mckena Barker, Madison Wong, Shay Stark, Isaiah Brooks, Malik Duffy Photo credit: Brandon Downs

Love and support for five honored basketball players

Brandon Downs // March 18, 2019

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...

The 2014 mens basketball team practices the uttanasana pose during a yoga session. Photo courtesy of Rex Stromness.

Men’s basketball team incorporates yoga into practices

December 8, 2015
The Chico State men's basketball team works 14 yoga sessions into its preseason practice time to help prevent injuries.
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
The Chico State men's basketball team will advance to the conference finals for the fourth straight season after a tough fought win against Cal State Stanislaus.
Chico States Hannah Womack shoots for a three-pointer during a faceoff against Cal State L.A. on Jan. 30 in Acker Gym. Photo credit: Malik Payton

Wildcats look back at game-winning shots

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // March 2, 2015
Senior guards Hannah Womack and Mike Rosaroso discuss what it's like having the ball in the last seconds of a basketball game.
Chico States Drew Kitchens facing the Los Angeles States Joel Brokenbrough defense on Jan 30. Photo credit: Caio Calado

‘Cats come from behind, win 10th game in a row

Julie Ortega // February 15, 2015
The Wildcats beat Cal State San Bernardino on Thursday to extend their winning streak.
Corey Silverstrom practices at Acker Gym on Jan 22. Photo credit: John Domogma

Wildcat athletes’ game-day superstitions

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // January 26, 2015
The Orion interviewed three Chico State athletes to talk about some of their unique superstitions and game-day routines.
Chico States Mike Rosaroso (31) facing the defense from San Francisco States Derrick Brown (22) on Jan 16. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Wildcats rally late to beat Sonoma State

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // January 19, 2015
Chico State stops Sonoma State's late serge in the second half to go 2-0 for the weekend.
Chico State basketball players face off against each other in practice last week. Photo credit: John Domogma

Men’s basketball team dominates season opener

Emerson Keenan // November 14, 2014
The Chico State men's basketball team beat the Pacific Union Pioneers 104-62 in the first game of 100th season of the team.
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