Men's Basketball

Hornets get second win in Taiwan basketball tournament

Forward Justin Strings scored a game-high 24 points and had eight rebounds to lead Sacramento State to an 81-60 victory over Chinese Taipei B in the fifth round of the William Jones Cup in Taiwan.

The Hornets improved to 2-3 in the eight-game, nine-day, nine-team men’s basketball tournament in New Taipei City. Chinese Taipei B is 2-2.

The Hornets trailed 38-34 at halftime, but outscored Chinese Taipei B 47-22 in the second half, including a 28-13 advantage in the fourth quarter.

Marcus Graves had 13 points for the Hornets, Grant Dressler had 12 and Nick Hornsby 11. Graves also had six of the Hornets’ 15 steals.

Bee Sports staff