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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


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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...

Bench players keep Wildcat basketball on point

benjamin marquez

January 21, 2014


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The unsung 'Cats of the Chico State men's basketball team are bringing the roar to opponents, one substitution at a time. The Wildcats are currently 11-3 overall and currently sit in fourth place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Div. II standings. A key success of the 'Cats winning formula h...

Otters stun Wildcats, snap home win streak

Sergio Sanchez

January 19, 2014


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The Chico State men's basketball team suffered a heart breaking loss Saturday night against the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters by a final score of 73-72.Going into the game the 'Cats had a 17-game home win streak. That didn't matter to the Otters who fought until the very end with a 3-pointer at the buzzer, stunning Acker Gym.The first half was immediately started with a 9-0 ...

Wildcats pull out win against Cal State East Bay

Sergio Sanchez

January 18, 2014


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The Chico State men's basketball team edged out a victory over Cal State East Bay with a final score of 83-75.The 'Cats were led by senior Sean Park and junior Jordan Semple. Park scored his 1,000th career point, putting him 13th all-time in the Chico State record books. Semple grabbed his 500th rebound making him 12t...

Wildcats defeat visiting Cal State Stanislaus, improve to 7-1

Wildcats defeat visiting Cal State Stanislaus, improve to 7-1

Taylor Maddox

December 15, 2013


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The Chico State men’s basketball team tasted sweet revenge Saturday, routing visitors Cal State Stanislaus, 88-67. The Wildcats were eager to take care of some unfinished business against the Warriors, the team responsible for handing them their only loss of the season on November 16th. Wildcats guard Rashad Parker came out swinging ...

Men’s basketball team hosts basketball youth clinic

Brett Appley

December 12, 2013


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Pizza, prizes and basketball instruction. There aren’t many places where children can find such a wonderful combination, but at the Chico State Basketball Clinic on Dec. 15, that’s exactly what they’ll get.Hosted by the talented Chico State men’s basketball team and run by ass...

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