Kylie Kuhns had a team-high 12 boards but the Hornets lost at Montana.
MISSOULA, Mont. - The Sacramento State women's basketball team dropped a 78-35 decision to Montana on Saturday afternoon at Dahlberg Arena. The Hornets fell to 3-12 (0-2 Big Sky Conference) after the loss while Montana improved to 6-9 (1-1) with the victory.
Montana led by 25 points at halftime and by as much as 45 points in the second half.
Kylie Kuhns, the nation's No. 3 rebounder, grabbed a team-high 12 boards against the Lady Griz while Natasha Torgerson had 11 points and six rebounds.
Montana was paced offensively by Jessa Linford's 13 points and two other Lady Griz also scored in double figures. Jordan Sullivan had a team-high 12 rebounds for Montana.
The Hornets' 35 point output is tied for the 11th lowest for a single game in school history.
Sacramento State shot 24.1-percent from the floor on 14-of-58 shooting, including 4-of-25 from 3-point range. The Hornets snagged 41 rebounds, committed 29 turnovers and had nine assists on their 14 made baskets. They went 3-of-6 at the free throw line.
Montana shot 44.3-percent overall on 35-of-79 shooting, with 5-of-20 coming from beyond the arc. The Lady Griz grabbed 50 rebounds, were pressured into 12 turnovers and had 22 assists on 35 made hoops. They went 3-of-6 at the free throw line.
Their were just 17 combined fouls in the game and 12 total free throw attempts.
The Hornets will be back in action next weekend, hosting Idaho State and Eastern Washington at The Nest.