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Chico State drops championship game against Cal State Stanislaus

Chico State drops championship game against Cal State Stanislaus

Sergio Sanchez

March 9, 2014


Filed under Basketball

The third time would not be a charm for the Chico State men's basketball team as it lost to Cal State Stanislaus, 82-70, in the final game of the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship Tournament.It was the first loss for the 'Cats this season where the team was defeated by double digits. F...

’Cats conquer Broncos, off to championship finals

’Cats conquer Broncos, off to championship finals

Sergio Sanchez

March 8, 2014


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History would not repeat itself as the Chico State men's basketball team defeated Cal Poly Pomona 77-73 for the first time in two seasons in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship Tournament semifinals.The victory Friday sent the 'Cats to its third straight CCAA Championship Tournament finals ga...

’Cats defeat Gators, advance to semifinals

’Cats defeat Gators, advance to semifinals

Sergio Sanchez

March 7, 2014


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The Chico State men's basketball team began the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship Tournament with a 78-66 victory over San Francisco State.The first game of the tournament did not start how the 'Cats had hoped. Chico State was held to a season-low 25 points in the first half and trailed the...

Basketball teams play into postseason

Basketball teams play into postseason

Greg Silvia

March 5, 2014


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The Chico State basketball program is poised to make a deep run in the postseason, starting with the California Collegiate Athletic Association conference tournament this weekend in Ontario, Calif. Women’s The Wildcats head into the CCAA tournament on a winning note, picking up a huge victory S...

Cal Poly Pomona spoils senior night

Cal Poly Pomona spoils senior night

Sergio Sanchez

March 2, 2014


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In the final game of the regular season Chico State would have its senior night crashed by Cal Poly Pomona as the Broncos defeated the 'Cats 69-66.Chico State entered the night on a six-game winning streak and prior to the game honored seniors Giordano Estrada, Rashad Parker, Amir Carraway and Nate Appel as it would be their final g...

Victory over Cal State Dominguez Hills vacated

Victory over Cal State Dominguez Hills vacated

Sharon Martin

February 28, 2014


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The California Collegiate Athletic Association Executive Council voted Friday to vacate the Chico State men's basketball 85-60 win on February 15 versus Cal State Dominguez Hills. The win was vacated due to an ineligible Chico State student-athlete competing in the game. Chico State's conference r...

’Cats win final road game of regular season

’Cats win final road game of regular season

Sergio Sanchez

February 23, 2014


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The Chico State men's basketball team won its final regular season road game against Cal State East Bay Saturday night by a final score of 70-56.The 'Cats were led by seniors Amir Carraway, Rashad Parker and Sean Park. All three contributed to the final 18 points of the game for Chico State. The Pioneers kept the g...

Wildcats victory punches ticket into championship tournament

Wildcats victory punches ticket into championship tournament

Sergio Sanchez

February 22, 2014


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The Chico State men's basketball team would not let Cal State Monterey Bay upset the team again as the 'Cats held on to win Friday in a close game 87-80.It was earlier in the season when Cal State Monterey Bay came to Acker Gym and stunned Chico State by going on a 15-2 run with just over four minutes to go in the game. Ending it with a 3-pointe...

Men’s basketball team break starting record

Men’s basketball team break starting record

Lee Masten

February 19, 2014


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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 cruise to victory over Cal State Dominguez Hills

’Cats cruise to victory over Cal State Dominguez Hills

Sergio Sanchez

February 16, 2014


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The Chico State men's basketball team won in dominating fashion Saturday night against Cal State Dominguez Hills by a final score of 85-60.The 'Cats had five players in double figures at the end of the night while the Toros only had two. Sean Park led Chico State with 19 points and Rashad Parker put in 14 of hi...

Wildcats soar to victory against Golden Eagles

Sergio Sanchez

February 15, 2014


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The Chico State men's basketball team broke the hearts of Cal State L.A. Friday night with a comeback started by senior Giordano Estrada to snag a victory on the road, 63-61.Estrada finished the game with 12 points, but scored 10 straight in the second half to tie the game at 61 with 1:36 left to play.Chico State's la...

Wildcats topple Coyotes in overtime battle

Wildcats topple Coyotes in overtime battle

Sergio Sanchez

February 9, 2014


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The Chico State men's basketball team bounced back from a heart-breaking loss with an overtime thriller against the NCAA Division II 12th-ranked Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes. Defeating the Coyotes by a final score of 86-82.It would take another five minutes for the 'Cats to get a victory at home Satur...

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