Sacramento State Hornets basketball

Sacramento State Hornets basketball history

California State University, Sacramento (Sacramento, CA)
The Hornets Nest
Big Sky Conference

Current head coach: David Patrick (2022-)

  • Asst: Hays Myers (2022-)
  • Asst: Michael Czepil (2022-)
  • Asst: Loren Leath (2022-)
  • DBO: Tyson Batiste (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-0
  • CIT Appearances:  1  (2015)
  • CIT Overall Record:  1-1
  • NCAA Division II National Championships:  0  (Runner-up in 1962)   
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  4  (1959, 1962, 1970, 1988)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Overall Record:  4-7

Conference Titles (Far Western, NCAC, Great Northwest, American West, Big Sky):

Award Winners:




Sacramento State head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
David Patrick 2022-Pres 0-0 0 0 0
Brandon Laird (int.) 2021-22 11-18 0 0 0
Brian Katz 2008-21 150-232 0 0 0
Jerome Jenkins 2000-08 80-147 0 0 0
Tom Abatemarco 1997-2000 13-66 0 0 0
Don Newman 1992-97 20-114 0 0 0
Joseph Anders 1987-92 75-86 0 1^ 0
Bill Brown 1985-87 17-21 0 0
Fred Lewis 1984-85 7-23 0 0 0
Jack Heron 1968-78, 79-84 196-258 3^ 1^ 0
Elmo Slider 1978-79 9-25 0 0 0
Everett Shelton 1959-68 117-118 3^ 1^ 0
Hal Wolf 1952-56, 57-59 63-71 1^ 1^ 0
Harvey Roloff 1956-57 10-12 0 0 0
Warren Conrad 1948-52 33-40 0 0

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions



^ These conference titles and tournament appearances came when the Sacramento State program was at the Division II level; Sac State moved up to Division I prior to the 1991-92 season

NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA.