men’s basketball

Four seniors, one last opportunity

February 26, 2018 Sports

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 basketball seniors. Before the game started, the seniors were escorted ...

Inglima steps up as new head coach of Gators men’s basketball

May 9, 2017 Sports

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 Trevor’s right-hand man, Inglima has experienced the growth of ...

All-Conference Gators leading the way in historic season

March 10, 2017 Sports

Although they fell short in the CCAA championship game against University of California, San Diego Saturday night, the Gators are having an extraordinary season. This point was highlighted this weekend when four players of this year’s men’s basketball team were named to the CCAA All Conference Team members. Junior and senior guards Warren Jackson and ...

Men’s basketball wins in epic fashion on senior night

February 21, 2016 Sports

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 and Justice Howard, all seniors, were honored before ...

Gators chomp the Lumberjacks in Spirit Night

February 6, 2016 Sports

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 with a high-energy level. It was true team effort, ...

Veteran players receive high honors in conference

March 11, 2015 Sports

Despite a 2014-2015 season where the SF State Gators men’s basketball team went below .500 in the win-loss column, seniors Bren Haley and Udun Osakue wrapped up their basketball career with All-California Collegiate Athletic Association awards. Osakue is the second Gator in a row to be given first team honors, following Nefi Perdomo, who received the same honors ...

“Gold Rush” night energizes crowd, key to men’s successful night

February 16, 2015 Sports

Hundreds of SF State students and fans waited in line, anxiously awaiting the free t-shirts and pizza for the first 500 attendees. “Gold Rush” night, the first of its kind, packed The Swamp on Friday night for both the women’s and mens’s basketball game against the UC San Diego Tritons. The men’s basketball team was ...

Veteran rebounds from bench to star player

February 10, 2015 Sports

Before senior point guard Bren Haley steps onto the court, he bends down his 6-foot frame and raps his knuckles three times against the painted hardwood. In the midst of a breakout season that was never guaranteed to happen for Haley, it’s hard to imagine those knuckles aren’t getting sore. “All I was ever promised ...

Men’s basketball looks to keep momentum going

January 27, 2015 Sports

After a 14-12 season that finished in a disappointing loss to Chico State in the playoffs last year, SF State’s men’s basketball team looks to build off last season. Led by fifth year head coach Paul Trevor, the Gators are off to a great 8-8 start and hope to advance further into the playoffs by ...

SF State basketball loses to Chico State in CCAA tournament opener

March 12, 2014 Sports

After their final two crucial victories needed to crash the tournament, the Gators were ready for a storybook run. Unfortunately for SF State, its Cinderella story ended before it could begin. On a night where senior forward Brandon Tatum went off for 25 points, his career high wasn’t enough as the Gators lost to Chico ...

Interim athletic director takes over in wake of turmoil

August 28, 2013 Sports 1 Comment

After 28 years as an SF State official, Athletic Director Michael J. Simpson’s retirement came near a month after controversy arose in the athletic department. Bill Nepfel, associate director of Athletics for Compliance, became interim athletic director after announcement of Simpson’s retirement on July 2. “(Simpson’s) decision to retire was in the best interest of ...

Athlete Decensae White charged with involvement in murder

May 24, 2013 Sports

SF State star basketball player Decensae White was arrested last week in Redwood City and extradited to Atlanta with charges of the involvement in the death of rapper Lil Phat, according to NBC Bay Area. White, 25, is one of five men allegedly involved in the murder of Lil Phat, whose real name is Melvin ...

Gator men's basketball throttles Sonoma State Seawolves

December 9, 2012 News Sports

The Gators were able to stifle the Sonoma State offense in a key win before winter break. The Gators handled their opponents easily Saturday night, trouncing the Seawolves 63-49 at The Swamp in the team’s second meeting this week. Both teams entered the game 2-1 in CCAA play respectively, with the Gators leaving with the ...

Men's basketball edged out by Cal State East Bay Pioneers

December 1, 2012 News Sports

The Gators opened up CCAA play against the Cal State East Bay Pioneers Friday night in a fiercely competitive match that ended 80-76 to the Pioneers. The game had the makings of a prizefight, with both teams striking heavy blows early on, only to be put on the ropes by the other. [HTML1] “We didn’t ...