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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-...

Women’s basketball wins season opener

Women’s basketball wins season opener

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...

Basketball crushes Eastern Washington 84-49 in WNIT second round

Basketball crushes Eastern Washington 84-49 in WNIT second round

State Hornet Staff

March 24, 2015

For the first time in program history, Sacramento State women’s basketball has moved on to the third round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament after beating Eastern Washington University on Monday, 84-49.“I think everyone stepped up, everyone always steps up,” said senior Andrea Che...

Hornets defeat University of Pacific 87-79 in first round of WNIT

State Hornet Staff

March 20, 2015

In its first postseason game in program history, Sacramento State women’s basketball won 87-79 in the first round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament against the University of Pacific on Thursday night.“We felt ready, we know this is an opportunity we worked for all season to get to,” said sophomore...

Women’s basketball advances to semifinal in conference tournament with 78-62 win

Patricia Carpenter

March 11, 2015

For the third time in program history the Sacramento State women’s basketball team has clinched a spot in the Big Sky Conference Tournament semifinals with their 78-62 quarterfinal win over Montana State in Missoula, Montana today.The women started out cold on offense, hitting only 14-of-46 shots with a f...

Hilliard wins First-Team All-Big Sky honors, Harrigan receives honorable mention

State Hornet Staff

March 10, 2015

Sacramento State’s Fantasia Hilliard and Gretchen Harrigan earned All-Big Sky Conference women’s basketball honors today when the Big Sky announced the all-conference team and individual award winners for the 2014-15 season in Ogden, Utah.Senior point guard Hilliard was awarded first-team All-Big ...

Sac State women’s basketball clinches No. 2 seed with 105-81 over NAU

State Hornet Staff

March 7, 2015

Sacramento State women’s basketball won 105-81 against Northern Arizona University in its final regular-season game in the Big Sky Conference. The Hornets are now officially the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament after their home victory and will face No. 7 Montana State next week.The Hornets also bro...

Women’s basketball sets multiple records in 123-77 win over Portland State

Women’s basketball sets multiple records in 123-77 win over Portland State

State Hornet Staff

February 28, 2015

Sacramento State women’s basketball scored a whopping 123 points during its game against Portland State on Feb. 28, breaking their highest score of this season of 108. The women defeated the Vikings by 46 points for a final score of 123-77.The Hornets’ guard Adella Randle-El scored the basket th...

Women’s basketball blows out Portland State 92-60

Eleanor Mafi

February 8, 2015

Sacramento State women’s basketball traveled to Portland State for a matchup against the Vikings on Saturday. The Hornets were able to get back on the winning side after pulling out a huge 92-60 victory and snapped their two-game losing streak.The Hornets displayed a strong effort, defeating the home te...

Women’s basketball just shy of pulling off an upset over USC

Jordan Santos

December 14, 2014

The Sacramento State women’s basketball team (1-8) lost 101-99 in a game that came down to the wire against USC (7-2) on Sunday afternoon. Their loss wraps up the Hornets’ four-game road trip against Pac-12 competition.“It’s an opportunity of a lifetime for a team to go test themselves again...