The Orion

Briggs’ blocks lead to comeback

Sophomore guard Nate Ambrosini defends against senior guard Rob Duncan during a Wildcat scrimmage. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Gabriel Moreno

November 11, 2016

One hundred percent shooting from the field, nine rebounds and five blocks from first-year center Justin Briggs led the Wildcats to a comeback win Nov. 11 against the Concordia University Irvine Eagles. After ending the first half trailing 21-35, the Wildcats were able to improve their shooting and...

Full Disclosure: Men’s basketball team returns strong

Sophomore guard Nate Ambrosini shoots in the paint during a scrimmage on the Wildcats home court. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Jordan Jarrell

November 7, 2016

Despite the lack of veteran players, the men’s basketball team went 22-7 and made it to the California Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament and NCAA Tournament last season. The team tacked on some impressive players and chose to utilize its key returners who can stabilize the team. Senior...

‘Cats pour buckets on firestorm in Arizona

Sophomore guard Nate Ambrosini prepares to take a jump shot during a Wildcats scrimmage. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Gabriel Moreno

November 6, 2016

The Chico State men's basketball team was evenly matched by Arizona Christian University Nov. 4 but managed to come away with a narrow win.The teams both shot 44 percent in the game, going 22-50. The game was primarily decided by the three-point battle and the points at the charity stripe. Chico Sta...

Chico State sophomore excels in expanded role

Sophomore Jalen McFerren rushes the Cal State Stanislaus defense at home on Jan. 31. Photo credit: Jordan Olesen

February 8, 2016

After appearing in every game last season as a freshman, sophomore guard Jalen McFerren had a lot expected of him when he hit the court this year.Finishing fourth last season on the team in steals and fifth in assists, he certainly made a name for himself in his first year, and has expanded on his su...

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