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MEN'S BASKETBALL BEGINS ROAD TRIP WEDNESDAY AT CSU BAKERSFIELD

Sacramento State's Game Notes (24 pages) - pdf

GAME PREVIEW


Fresh off a season-opening 73-43 win over UC Santa Cruz, Sacramento State (1-0) begins a three-game road trip on Wednesday when the team plays at CSU Bakersfield (1-1)…tip-off at the Icardo Center is 7:05 p.m…the game against the Roadrunners is the first of a road trip that will see the Hornets play at UCLA (Nov. 18) and Causeway rival UC Davis (Nov. 26)…Sacramento State and the Roadrunners will be playing for the fourth straight year…Bakersfield won in 2010-11 and 2011-12 in games that were decided at the buzzer before the Hornets were victorious last year in Sacramento by an 85-67 spread…like Wednesday's game, that contest was also the second of the season for Sacramento State…overall, CSU Bakersfield holds a commanding 19-5 edge in the all-time series with the Hornets…that includes a 9-1 advantage for the Roadrunners when playing Sacramento State in Bakersfield…the Hornets used all 13 active players in Friday's 30-point win over UC Santa Cruz, and each of those players received at least four minutes of playing time…Sacramento State will look to start the season 2-0 for the third consecutive year…the Hornets finished the 2012-13 season with a 14-15 overall record and an 8-12 mark in Big Sky Conference play…the team was at or above .500 the entire way until the last game of the season…the game can be heard over the airwaves on KTKZ 1380 AM The Answer and on the internet at www.hornetsports.com with 17th year play-by-play announcer Steve McElroy calling all the action...live video is being provided by Bakersfield for a fee at www.gorunners.com…live stats for the game are also available via www.gorunners.com…Bakersfield's 1-1 record this season includes a 62-56 loss at Washington State, and a 97-54 home victory against UC Merced.

For Sacramento State's complete set of game notes, click on the link above the story.

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