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Fowler leads Sac State past California Merced 72-36

Dec. 4, 2019 12:00 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Bryce Fowler came off the bench to score 13 points and hand out five assists and Sacramento State rolled to a 72-36 victory over NAIA Division-II-member California Merced on Tuesday night. Osi Nwachukwu added 12 points and five rebounds for the Hornets (4-1), who won the rebound...

Bulls nearly blow big lead, hold off Kings 113-106

Dec. 3, 2019 1:46 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Zach LaVine kept getting to the free throw line down the stretch, Lauri Markkanen rediscovered his shooting stroke and the Chicago Bulls finally figured out a way to close one out. LaVine scored 28 points and made four free throws in the final 11 seconds, and the Bulls overcame a...

Hawks top Warriors in matchup of teams with worst records

Dec. 3, 2019 1:00 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 24 points, rookie De’Andre Hunter added 18 and the Atlanta Hawks snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 104-79 win over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night in a matchup of teams with the worst records in the NBA. The Warriors (4-18) finished with a season low...

Kings rally from 17 down to beat Nuggets 100-97 in overtime

Nov. 30, 2019 9:33 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento coach Luke Walton views Harrison Barnes as a calming influence for the Kings, something that showed in a comeback win over Denver on Saturday. Barnes scored six of his season-high 30 points in overtime, Buddy Hield hit two free throws with 9.5 seconds left and the Kings...

Anthony has a double-double, Blazers beat the Bulls 107-103

Nov. 30, 2019 1:49 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Carmelo Anthony can’t recall another a 10-block game like Trail Blazers teammate Hassan Whiteside had against the Bulls. Anthony had 23 points and 11 rebounds and the Blazers downed Chicago 107-103 on Friday night for their second victory over the Bulls this week. But Whiteside...

Police: Man killed wife and 3 kids, brought a body to police

Nov. 26, 2019 5:11 PM EST

ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A man killed his wife and three children over nearly a week, showing up to a Northern California police station with the body of his oldest son in his car, authorities said. Placer County officials identified the four as Jyothi Shankar, 46; Varum Shankar, 20; Gauri Hangud, 16; and...

Sacramento St. tops Pepperdine 77-72

Nov. 24, 2019 12:52 AM EST

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Izayah Mauriohooho-le'afa tied his career high with 23 points as Sacramento State edged past Pepperdine 77-72 on Saturday night. Mauriohooho-le'afa hit 9 of 10 from the free-throw line. Ethan Esposito had 15 points and eight rebounds for Sacramento State (4-0). Joshua Patton added 13...

Sac State beats UC Davis, clinches share of Big Sky title

Nov. 24, 2019 12:12 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Thomson passed for 300 yards and ran for 116 yards to help Sacramento State clinch a share of the Big Sky Conference title with a 27-17 win over UC Davis on Saturday. The Hornets (9-3, 7-1), ranked fourth in the FCS Coaches Poll, scored the last 24 points of the game after...

Patton, Esposito lift Sac State past UC Davis 61-51

Nov. 21, 2019 12:09 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Joshua Patton scored 25 points and Ethan Esposito had a double-double and Sacramento State defeated UC Davis in the annual Causeway Classic at the Golden 1 Center on Wednesday night. Davis scored the first points of the game but the Hornets had the next seven and led the rest of...

Blackouts hit Northern California again during fire danger

Nov. 20, 2019 9:47 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric turned off electricity Wednesday for about 120,000 people in Northern California to prevent power lines from sparking wildfires during a new bout of windy, warm weather. However, favorable weather allowed the nation’s largest utility to drastically...