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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...

Last second stunner sinks ’Cats

Last second stunner sinks ’Cats

Sergio Sanchez

February 8, 2014


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Acker Gym was stunned Friday night when the Chico State men's basketball team lost at the buzzer against UC San Diego by a final score of 66-64.In a game that felt like a 3-point shooting contest it would be a layup, foul, turnover, and 16-foot jumper all in the last 3.7 seconds that decided the game.The 'Cats...

Defense dominant for third straight Wildcat win

Defense dominant for third straight Wildcat win

Sergio Sanchez

February 2, 2014


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The Chico State men's basketball team dominated both ends of the court Saturday night against the San Francisco State Gators. The 'Cats beat the Gators by a score of 71-57 at Acker Gym.Chico State's defense was outstanding, causing a total of 23 turnovers with 20 points coming off those turnovers. The offense did n...

’Cats defeat rival Sonoma State

Sergio Sanchez

February 1, 2014


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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...

Road win ends Wildcats’ losing skid

Road win ends Wildcats’ losing skid

Sergio Sanchez

January 26, 2014


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The Chico State men's basketball team ended its losing skid in good fashion against the Humboldt State Lumberjacks Saturday night with an 82-70 victory.Rashad Parker had a game-high 28 points, while Sean Park and Jordan Semple both added 15 points of their own. Semple also had a double-double by grabbing...

Wildcats suffer first losing streak of season

Wildcats suffer first losing streak of season

Sergio Sanchez

January 24, 2014


Filed under Sports

The Chico State men's basketball team lost another tough game Thursday night against the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos by a final score of 67-64.The 'Cats shot 42.31% from the field the first half, while the Broncos shot 50%. But Chico State found itself only trailing by two points at halftime, 29-31.The s...

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