The Orion

’Cats conquer Broncos, off to championship finals

Amir Carraway goes for a fancy layup against San Francisco State earlier this season. Photo credit: Annie Paige

Sergio Sanchez

March 8, 2014

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

Jordan Semple attempts a shot against San Francisco State during a regular season game in Acker Gym. Photo credit: Annie Paige

Sergio Sanchez

March 7, 2014

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 seniors reflect on time as Wildcats

Senior guard and transfer student Giordano Estrada has been an important piece of the Wildcats starting lineup this season. Orion file photo.

Sergio Sanchez

March 5, 2014

Men's basketballGiordano EstradaGiordano Estrada is second in assists for Chico State, averaging 2.4 per game. He averaged 10.1 points per game this season. Estrada scored in double figures for the 'Cats in 14 games this season.Most memorable part about being a Wildcat: "It's my first year here and what I'll remember is the sense of brotherho...

Men’s basketball team break starting record

The 2014 men's basketball team matched the 1941 Wildcats' best start of 14-4. Photo courtesy of Chico State.

Lee Masten

February 19, 2014

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...

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