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’Cats won the West, now what?

Patrick Pace // March 21, 2017

The Chico State men’s basketball team came together at the right time to make an improbable run in the NCAA Championship Tournament.Faced with the challenge to either rise up and win their region...

Wildcats win first round of NCAAs

Wildcats win first round of NCAA’s

Patrick Pace // 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...

The mens cross country team runs as a group during their invitational.
Photo courtesy of Gary Towne.

Cross Country dominates the NCAA

Danielle Pubill // October 23, 2016

The Chico State men's and women's cross country teams continued the tradition of placing first at the CCAA Championships.Men's Cross Country:The men's team easily outpaced the competition to snag its 15th...

The womens cross country team competes at the Stanford Invitational last year. Photo Courtesy of Gary Towne

Cross Country kicks off in Tahoe

Gabriel Moreno // August 20, 2016

Cross Country runners are hitting the trail as the new season beginsWith a sixth place finish for the men and fourth place finish for the women at the NCAA Championship last year, the cross country teams...

NCAA should wield clout to pressure Indiana on religious freedom law

NCAA should wield clout to pressure Indiana on religious freedom law

Kevin Lucena // April 13, 2015

No more Final Four, no more Cinderella stories and no more cutting-down-the-net ceremony. No, I don’t mean canceling the NCAA Tournament altogether. Just don’t hold any more of the events in...

The Chico State mens basketball teams starting five players huddle up prior to a play in a game against Cal State L.A. on Jan. 30. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Wildcats on the prowl for playoff glory

Julie Ortega // March 11, 2015

In its 100th season, the Chico State men's basketball team has made the NCAA Championship Tournament for the fourth time in a row. The Wildcats' success this season has set the team's bar high for expectations....

Rashad Parker drives to the hoop against Seattle Pacific University earlier this season. Orion file photo.

’Cats knocked out of NCAA tournament

Sergio Sanchez // March 26, 2014

A historic season came to an end for the Chico State men's basketball team as it fell to South Carolina-Aiken Wednesday night, 85-70.In Chico State's first NCAA Elite Eight appearance, it stood toe-to-toe...

Chico State men’s basketball  will play in its first NCAA Division II Championship Tournament Elite Eight game against South Carolina-Aiken. Photo courtesy of Molly Ratto - Chico State Sports Department

’Cats begin Elite Eight Wednesday

Sergio Sanchez // March 26, 2014

The Chico State men’s basketball team defeated Cal State Stanislaus on March 17 to play in its first NCAA Division II Championship Tournament Elite Eight game in school history at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday,...

Jordan Semple makes a free throw against Sonoma State earlier this season. Photo credit: Alex Boesch

Comeback ’Cats heading to Elite Eight

Sergio Sanchez // March 17, 2014

History was made once again Monday night as Chico State defeated Cal State Stanislaus 81-80 and advanced to its first Elite Eight. The 'Cats trailed the entire game until there were only 1.9 seconds remaining...

Rashad Parker looks to score against Seattle Pacific University earlier this season. Orion file photo.

Wildcats manhandle Coyotes, off to Sweet 16

Sergio Sanchez // March 16, 2014

For the first time the Chico State men's basketball team reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Championship Tournament after defeating Cal State San Bernardino 94-77.The 'Cats had split the regular season series...

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