Playing professional basketball is a dream not many have been able to realize or even have gotten a shot at.
Luckily for former SF State basketball player Israel Hakim, he’s been given his chance and is trying to make the most of it.
Hakim is currently playing
Though new to campus, junior Jhaina Stephens, also known as “Prime” or "JJ," has made her presence on the court immediately felt posting 13 points and 9 rebounds in her first regular season game as a gator. The 6’1” forward would go on to average
While The Swamp is always packed on game nights, the crowd was a little bit different on Saturday, Feb 24. Instead of being filled with SF State students, the majority of the crowd was made up of friends and family members of the four men’s
The SF State men’s basketball team was able to avoid blowing a lead late in the game and instead came away with a hard-earned victory over Sonoma State at The Swamp on Saturday, Feb. 10.
The Gators started the game playing with tenacious defense, holding the
The gym at West Ranch High School was booming. The stands were roaring from parents cheering on their kids as they were able to sneak into the 2014 CIF Southern Section Playoffs. It would be the last game of the season for the Wildcats unless
Assistant coach Vince Inglima was named interim head coach of the SF State men’s basketball team after Paul Trevor, head coach of seven years, announced his departure to Stanislaus State April 26.
Inglima was hired as Trevor’s lead assistant coach in 2013. During his time as
SF State men's basketball coach Paul Trevor announced that he will not be returning for his eighth season coaching the Gators, signing instead with Stanislaus State University as co-head men's basketball coach.
Trevor's announcement came in the form of a press release from the SF
SF State men’s basketball hit a bump in their road to the NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball West Regional, but they still have a shot in the game.
The Gators faced-off against number 1 seeded University of California, San Diego Tritons in the championship game
The SF State Gators continued to make their mark in the CCAA Championships with another win against Sonoma State University, Friday night at The Sports Center in San Marcos, California.
On December 9, 2016 the SF State Gators men’s basketball team squeaked out a 65-63 win
The Gators beat California State University, Los Angeles Golden Eagles 96-76 on Saturday’s Senior Night. Before the game, a short ceremony was conducted for seniors Coley Apsay, Nick Calcaterra, AJ Kahlon, Derrick Brown and Israel Hakim.
Head Coach Paul Trevor started all five seniors to pay
SF State women’s basketball finished their final home game of the season Saturday with a California State University, Los Angeles defeat 55-54.
The Gators celebrated Senior Night with their second win in a row and biggest comeback of the 2016-17 season, overcoming the double-digit deficit.
There will never be another Kobe Bryant. His competitive drive to be the best ever was second to none. His teammates have reinforced the fact that Kobe's the hardest-working player to ever step on the hardwood. He was willing to outwork everyone to be the very
Gators' starting guard Warren Jackson is a team player, but his talent keeps attracting end-of-season individual awards.
Before SF State, the Detroit product played for the Cabrillo College Seahawks, a community college team located in Aptos, California, and in 2013 he was named the Most Valuable Player
In what would be four seniors’ last game at The Swamp on senior night, the SF State women’s basketball team came up just short of an epic comeback against the Sonoma State Seawolves.
The Gators lost 50-44, in large part due to a sluggish first half
Nothing less than a triple overtime gauntlet victory would have done justice to the SF State men’s basketball team on senior night.
The Gators defeated the Sonoma State Seawolves 80-76, clinching a playoff berth in the California Collegiate Athletic Association tournament.
Floyd Wormley, Andre Jones, Jon McMurry
The Swamp erupted with cheers from the SF State faithful Wednesday night as the SF State women’s basketball team crushed the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs 75-52 for their fourth straight win.
“I thought we played like a team, maybe more than we have all year,” Gator’s
The SF State women’s basketball team reigned victorious in an overtime thriller Thursday, defeating the Cal State San Marcos Cougars 50-48. The Gators recorded their third straight win, but it did not come easy.
The first few minutes of the game were controlled by the Gators,
The sounds of cheering bounced off the walls at The Swamp as the Gators chomped into another victory as they defeated Cal State San Marcos 73-71.
“I thought it was a big one,” SF State forward Brantley Bynum said, “It just sets us up, so we can move
It was a packed, noisy house at The Swamp as SF State had one of their best games of the season at home when they defeated Humboldt State 85-59.
The Gators had a great game on both ends of the floor. They were playing aggressively and
The SF State women's basketball team came out with a heightened sense of urgency during their only televised game of the year, but lost to the Humboldt State Lumberjacks, 61-57.
There were 1,000 fans in attendance, rabidly cheering the Gators on throughout the game. Among the notable
The first ever SF State Gators Athletics Spring Media Day was filled with positive and focused outlooks for the upcoming season. Coaches and players from the softball and baseball teams and women’s track and field spoke about the upcoming season.
Two first-year head coaches made their debuts
In sports, the saying goes, “Defense wins championships.” In basketball, one of the best facets of a great defense is a defensive anchor down in the paint. Freshman Kiara Ginwright is the Gators' defensive enforcer down low, and she is on pace to shatter the school record for
It has been an up-and-down season so far for the men's basketball team, who are looking to make a strong push at the end of the season to secure a playoff spot.
The top eight teams out of the 13 in the California Collegiate Athletic Association make
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Kristian Juarez(15) runs between SF State's Cheer Team after being introduced at Gator Madness in SF State's Main Gymnasium, on Friday, Oct. 18. Gator Madness gave students the chance to meet athletes from the wrestling team, and the men's and women's
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Calvin Otiono, a SF State basketball player, poses for a portrait at SF State Friday Sept. 27, 2013. Photo by Kate O'Neal / Xpress[/caption]
Off the court, SF State basketball player Calvin Otiono is known by his team, as well as his
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] William Overton Jr. runs a drill at practice on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 at SF State. The Gators play their first game on Saturday, Nov. 2 against St. John's University in Queens, NY. Photo by Dariel Medina / Xpress[/caption]
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