The State Hornet

Women’s basketball dominates, clinches No. 7 seed

Sophomore Maranne Johnson goes for a shot over North Dakota's Samantha Roscoe. North Dakota won 86-79 on Feb. 27 at the Nest.

Chris Bullock

March 6, 2016

The Sacramento State women's basketball team put the Big Sky Conference on notice Friday night. In the final game of the regular season before the Big Sky Conference Tournament, Sac State (13-16, 10-8 in Big Sky) took an 11-point lead in the first quarter, and kept the lead the entire game en ...

One last time ’round the Hornets Nest

Chris Bullock

February 23, 2016

For the Sacramento State women's basketball team, this week will be the last chance they get to stir The Nest this spring. This week's games against the University of Northern Colorado and the University of North Dakota will serve as the Hornets' final home games on the "Road to Reno," the Bi...

Hornets collect third straight win

Chris Bullock

February 19, 2016

What a great way to end your birthday if you're Sacramento State's Maranne Johnson. With two seconds left in the game, Johnson took a pass from Ericka Magana and drained a 30-foot three-pointer to break a 91-91 tie with Eastern Washington to give Sac State their third straight win on Thursday nig...

Women’s basketball needs to express urgency

Sac State junior guard Brianna Burgos drives for a lay-up against Idaho State's Isabel Vara de Rey on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. Burgos scored 16 points in the Hornet's 83-62 win over Idaho State. 

Chris Bullock

February 16, 2016

Time can either be your greatest friend, or your worst enemy. For the Sacramento State women's basketball team, they will have to use that time very wisely if they plan to make the top four of the Big Sky Postseason Tournament. With only six games left in the regular season, Sac State (9-14, 6-6 in...

Hornets tie record in loss

Chris Bullock

February 7, 2016

Going into Saturday's game at Montana State, the Hornets had only made 30 3-pointers in their last three games. Sac State ended up making 25 on Saturday, tying their own NCAA Division I record. That wouldn't be enough, however, as Big Sky conference leaders Montana State took advantage of anot...

Women’s basketball loses third straight

Ashlyn Crenshaw drives the lane against Bianca Littleton of Cal State East Bay on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015 at the Hornets Nest. Crenshaw led the Hornets offensively with 21 points.

Chris Bullock

February 5, 2016

Adella Randle-El gave all she could give on the basketball court Thursday night. Unfortunately for her and the Sacramento State women's basketball team, her best effort was not enough, as the Hornets lost to Montana 90-83 in Missoula, Montana. Randle-El, a senior guard, had a career-high of...

Women’s basketball loses to Idaho

Chris Bullock

January 31, 2016

The shots simply didn't fall for the Sacramento State women's basketball team. Four days after setting an NCAA Div. I-record with 25 3-pointers against Portland State, the Hornets (7-11, 4-3 in Big Sky Conference) had an off night at the Nest, only making six 3-pointers in a 98-88 loss to Idaho (14-...

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Christopher Bullock

December 6, 2015

In a game that proved to be full of excitement, the Sacramento State women's basketball failed to avenge last season's loss to Cal, losing 117-99 in the consolation game of the Four Points by Sheridan Cal Classic on Sunday. Despite the loss, Sac State smashed the NCAA Division I record for 3-poi...

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Christopher Bullock

December 5, 2015

The Sacramento State women's basketball team continues to be stuck in a slump, losing its fourth straight game after a 78-54 loss to Villanova at the Four Points by Sheridan Cal Classic in Berkeley on Saturday. For the Hornets (1-4), the 24-point margin was their biggest loss of the season thus far. ...

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Christopher Bullock

November 14, 2015

Sacramento State's women's basketball team started off its 2015-16 season in winning fashion, defeating the Utah State Aggies 95-86 in Logan, Utah. Sophomore guard Maranne Johnson led the Hornets with 20 points to go along with six rebounds, as one of four Hornets to score in double figures (Gret...

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