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This is the first time Hilliard has been named Big Sky Player of the Week in her career. She is the third to earn the honor this season, as junior won after scoring 39 points in an overtime win at Oregon State and senior won following a 20 point, 15 rebound performance versus UC Davis. Sacramento State earned the award three times last season.
Hilliard scored 34 points and tallied 16 assists combined in Sacramento State's pair of Big Sky Conference wins over the weekend versus Portland State and Eastern Washington.
In helping the Hornets remain undefeated at home this season, Hilliard shined against Eastern Washington on Saturday. She scored a career-high 22 points on 7-of-9 shooting with a game-high seven assists. She went 7-of-9 from the field, including 3-of-3 from three-point range, and was also a perfect 5-of-5 at the free throw line. On Thursday versus Portland State, the point guard tallied 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting with nine assists.
Hilliard is scoring a team-best 15.6 points per game in Big Sky play and has eclipsed 10+ points in all five league games. She is shooting 44.1 percent from the field and 46.7 percent from three-point range in league games.
Baker averaged 17.5 points per game for the Lady Griz in two wins over the weekend. and Montana's Katie Baker have been named Big Sky Conference Women's Basketball Co-Players of the Week, the league announced on Monday.
March 11, 2013 MORENO NAMED BIG SKY CO-PLAYER OF THE WEEK
March 7, 2013 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL BLASTS MONTANA STATE
March 2, 2013 WOMEN’S BASKETBALL STUMBLES AT IDAHO STATE
February 27, 2013 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL LOOKS TO IMPROVE BIG SKY SEED ON TWO-GAME ROAD TRIP
February 19, 2013 Women's Basketball Visits NAU on Saturday
February 16, 2013 Women's Hoops Falls to Northern Colorado
February 15, 2013 Defense Key in Women's Basketball's 80-62 Vicotry Over North Dakota
February 9, 2013 Hillard Shines in Women's Basketballs's Win at Portland State
January 29, 2013 Women's Hoops Hosts Northern Arizona and Southern Utah this Week
January 26, 2013 Women's Hoops Falls at Northern Colorado
January 24, 2013 Women's Basketball Hangs on to Defeat UND
January 23, 2013 Women's Hoops Visits North Dakota, Northern Colorado this Weekend
January 14, 2013 Hilliard Earns Co-Player of the Wekk Honors
January 5, 2013 Women's Hoops Stumbles at Southern Utah
January 3, 2013 Women's Basketball Set for Visit to League Newcome Southern Utah
December 31, 2012 Kuhns Awarded Co-Big Sky Player of the Week
December 27, 2012 Women's Basketball Hosts Rival UC Davis in Causeway Cup on Sunday
December 20, 2012 Women's Basketball Opens Big SKy Play with Victory at Montana State
December 7, 2012 Women's Basketball Falls in Overtime, 72-67, at Eastern Illinois
December 4, 2012 Women's Basketball Brings Back Threes for the Disease ALS Campaign
December 3, 2012 Women's Hoops Trips to Illinios this Week
December 3, 2012 Parrish Named Big Sky Player of the Week
November 30, 2012 Women's Hoops Visits Oregon State Saturday
November 28, 2012 Women's Basketball Forces 34 Turnovers in Victory Over San Francisco
November 26, 2012 Women's Hoops Hosts USF on Wednesday
November 20, 2012 Women's Hoops Signs Three to 2012-13 Class
November 16, 2012 Women's Basketball Wins at CSU Bakersfield
November 14, 2012 Women's Basketball Visits CSUB Friday
November 11, 2012 Women's Basketball Stumbles at CSU Fullerton
November 10, 2012 Women's Basketball Falls in Season Opener at LBSU Despite Late Rally
November 4, 2012 Women's Basketball Preseason Q&A With Head Coach Jamie Craigshead
November 3, 2012 Women's Basketball defeats Academy Of Art in Exhibition Opener
November 1, 2012 Women's Basketball Hosts Academy Of Art for Friday Exhibition Game