2013-14 Sacramento State Women's Basketball News

  • WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM CAMP COMING JUNE 20 AND 21
    May 27, 2014
    WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM CAMP COMING JUNE 20 AND 21 Registration is open for the 3rd Annual Sacramento State Women's Basketball 2014 TEAM CAMP this summer on June 20 and 21.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL SIGNS SEVEN FOR 2014-15 SEASON
    May 22, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL SIGNS SEVEN FOR 2014-15 SEASON The first Sacramento State recruiting class for head coach Bunky Harkleroad is a large one, as seven student-athletes have signed national letters of intent to join the program for the coming season.
  • HORNET STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN 35 WINTER ALL-ACADEMIC AWARDS
    May 01, 2014
    HORNET STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN 35 WINTER ALL-ACADEMIC AWARDS Sacramento State student-athletes in winter sports men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s indoor track & field, and women’s gymnastics have combined to earn 35 conference all-Academic honors.
  • HARKLEROAD NAMED FINALIST FOR DIVISION I ROOKIE COACH OF THE YEAR
    March 31, 2014
    HARKLEROAD NAMED FINALIST FOR DIVISION I ROOKIE COACH OF THE YEAR Sacramento State women’s basketball head coach Bunky Harkleroad is one of five finalists selected for the 2014 Spalding Maggie Dixon Division I Rookie Coach of the Year award, which honors a Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Division I head coach who has led his or her team to a successful season during his or her first year at the helm.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL FALLS TO SOUTHERN UTAH 86-78 IN BIG SKY QUARTERFINAL
    March 13, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL FALLS TO SOUTHERN UTAH 86-78 IN BIG SKY QUARTERFINAL Sacramento State shot a season-best 46.7% from the field and outscored Southern Utah in points in the paint, but the Thunderbirds shot 49.1% and made 20-of-23 free throws in an 86-78 win in the Quarterfinal round of the Big Sky Tournament.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HEADS TO GRAND FORKS FOR BIG SKY TOURNAMENT
    March 11, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HEADS TO GRAND FORKS FOR BIG SKY TOURNAMENT Qualifying for the Big Sky Tournament for the third consecutive season, Sacramento State (18-11, 10-10 Big Sky) prepares to face second-seeded Southern Utah (21-8, 15-5 Big Sky) in the quarterfinal round of the conference championship. The Hornets and Thunderbirds will play the first of three quarterfinal games on Thursday, opening tournament play at 12:30 p.m. Pacific time.
  • HILLIARD NAMED ALL-BIG SKY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HONORABLE MENTION
    March 10, 2014
    HILLIARD NAMED ALL-BIG SKY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HONORABLE MENTION Sacramento State junior point guard Fantasia Hilliard has been named honorable mention on the 2014 All-Big Sky Women’s Basketball teams, the conference announced Monday. The All-Big Sky honorees were selected through a vote by the league’s 11 head coaches.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL FALLS AT MONTANA STATE, ENTERS BSC TOURNEY AS #7 SEED
    March 08, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL FALLS AT MONTANA STATE, ENTERS BSC TOURNEY AS #7 SEED Sacramento State opened the game shooting 1-of-18 and could never recover, trailing by at least nine points over the final 33 minutes of the game and shooting a season-worst 25.6% from the field in an 81-63 loss at Montana State.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL BREAKS NCAA 3-POINT RECORD BUT FALLS AT MONTANA
    March 06, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL BREAKS NCAA 3-POINT RECORD BUT FALLS AT MONTANA With 15 3-pointers made in the game Sacramento State surpassed the NCAA Div. I single season record for made 3-pointers, but Montana totaled nine three’s itself and shot 55.9% overall in an 87-76 win Thursday night in Missoula.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CLOSES REGULAR SEASON IN MONTANA
    March 05, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CLOSES REGULAR SEASON IN MONTANA With a trip to the Big Sky Tournament solidified, Sacramento State (18-9, 10-8 Big Sky) looks to improve its seeding for the conference tournament as it closes the regular season at Montana (18-9, 12-6 Big Sky) at 6 p.m. Pacific time Thursday and Montana State (13-14, 8-10 Big Sky) at 1 p.m. Pacific Saturday.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL RALLIES TO BEAT IDAHO STATE, CLINCH BIG SKY BERTH
    March 01, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL RALLIES TO BEAT IDAHO STATE, CLINCH BIG SKY BERTH After leading by 17 in the first half, the Hornets trailed by 10 points with five minutes left in the second half before ending the game on a 13-0 run to shock Idaho State 56-53 on Saturday in The Nest.
  • HIGHLIGHTS FROM WOMEN'S BASKETBALL'S WIN OVER IDAHO STATE
    March 01, 2014
    HIGHLIGHTS FROM WOMEN'S BASKETBALL'S WIN OVER IDAHO STATE Video highlights and interviews from the women's basketball win over Idaho State on Senior Day
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CLOSES HOME SCHEDULE SATURDAY ON SENIOR DAY
    February 28, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CLOSES HOME SCHEDULE SATURDAY ON SENIOR DAY With a potential berth in the Big Sky Tournament at stake, Sacramento State (17-9, 9-8 Big Sky) plays its final home game of the season at 2 p.m. Saturday against Idaho State (11-15, 9-8 Big Sky).
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL GETS BY WEBER STATE 76-60
    February 27, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL GETS BY WEBER STATE 76-60 Freshmen Gigi Hascheff and Hallie Gennett combined for 35 points and the Hornets held Weber State to 37.7% shooting, their best defensive performance in Big Sky play this season, in a 76-60 win on Thursday night in The Nest.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HOSTS WEBER STATE THURSDAY TO OPEN FINAL HOMESTAND
    February 26, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HOSTS WEBER STATE THURSDAY TO OPEN FINAL HOMESTAND The Sacramento State women’s basketball team (16-9, 8-8 Big Sky) opens its final home stand of the season hosting Weber State (6-19, 2-14 Big Sky) at 7 p.m. Thursday in The Nest.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL FALLS 87-57 AT NORTH DAKOTA
    February 22, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL FALLS 87-57 AT NORTH DAKOTA North Dakota shot 67.3% and had a commanding 46-24 edge in rebounding while limiting Sacramento State to 28.6% shooting in an 87-57 win on Saturday in Grand Forks.
  • COLD SHOOTING DOOMS WOMEN’S HOOPS IN 62-55 LOSS AT NORTHERN COLORADO
    February 20, 2014
    COLD SHOOTING DOOMS WOMEN’S HOOPS IN 62-55 LOSS AT NORTHERN COLORADO In a one-point game with four minutes to play, Sacramento State missed its last eight shots, including five layups, as well as a free throw and Northern Colorado scored the last six points of the game to claim a 62-55 win on Thursday night in Greeley.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HEADS EAST TO FACE NORTHERN COLORADO, NORTH DAKOTA
    February 19, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HEADS EAST TO FACE NORTHERN COLORADO, NORTH DAKOTA The Sacramento State women’s basketball team (16-7, 8-6 Big Sky) has its furthest travel of the season this week with Big Sky games at 6 p.m. Pacific Thursday at Northern Colorado (13-11, 7-8 Big Sky) and at noon Pacific Saturday at Big Sky-leading North Dakota (16-8, 11-4 Big Sky).
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL OUTLASTS PORTLAND STATE 84-80
    February 15, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL OUTLASTS PORTLAND STATE 84-80 Sacramento State freshman guard Gigi Hascheff scored 22 points and the Hornets forced 25 Portland State turnovers in an 84-80 win on Saturday in The Nest.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL RALLIES BUT FALLS SHORT 79-73 VS. EASTERN WASHINGTON
    February 13, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL RALLIES BUT FALLS SHORT 79-73 VS. EASTERN WASHINGTON Down by as many as 22 points in the contest, Sacramento State came all the way back to level the score in the final minute of play but was unable to overtake Eastern Washington as the Eagles finished a 79-73 win.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HOSTS EASTERN WASHINGTON THURSDAY IN PINK GAME
    February 11, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HOSTS EASTERN WASHINGTON THURSDAY IN PINK GAME The Sacramento State women’s basketball team (15-6, 7-5 Big Sky) returns home from a two-week road trip hosting Eastern Washington (11-10, 7-5 Big Sky) at 7 p.m. Thursday and Portland State (6-15, 4-8 Big Sky) at 1 p.m. Saturday.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TOPPED BY SOUTHERN UTAH 93-74
    February 08, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TOPPED BY SOUTHERN UTAH 93-74 Southern Utah shot 66.7% and had two players total 22 points apiece in a 93-74 win over Sacramento State on Saturday at Centrum Arena. The Hornets led by eight points through the first 13 minutes of the contest but it was all Southern Utah after that point.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL OUTLASTS NORTHERN ARIZONA 99-91
    February 06, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL OUTLASTS NORTHERN ARIZONA 99-91 After Sacramento State led by as many as 22 points in a dominant first half, Northern Arizona was able to get within a four-point deficit in the final minutes but the Hornets finished strong to claim a 99-91 victory on Thursday night in Flagstaff.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL OPENS SECOND HALF OF BIG SKY PLAY ON THE ROAD
    February 04, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL OPENS SECOND HALF OF BIG SKY PLAY ON THE ROAD After going 6-4 through the first half of Big Sky play Sacramento State (14-5, 6-4 Big Sky) concludes a season-long four game road trip this week playing at Northern Arizona (6-13, 3-7 Big Sky) at 5:30 p.m. Pacific time Thursday and at Southern Utah (12-7, 6-4 Big Sky) at 1 p.m. Saturday.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TOPS BIG SKY RECORD AGAIN IN 111-104 WIN AT WEBER STATE
    February 01, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TOPS BIG SKY RECORD AGAIN IN 111-104 WIN AT WEBER STATE Freshman Gigi Hascheff scored a career-high 27 points and was one of five Hornets to score in double figures as, for the second time this season, Sacramento State broke the Big Sky single game scoring record in a 111-104 win at Weber State.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL FALLS 62-53 AT IDAHO STATE
    January 30, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL FALLS 62-53 AT IDAHO STATE Sacramento State held a 34-28 halftime lead but shot 3-of-30 from the field through all but the final five seconds of the second half as Idaho State rode a strong defensive performance to a 62-53 win on Thursday in Pocatello.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL OPENS ROAD STRETCH AT IDAHO STATE AND WEBER STATE
    January 28, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL OPENS ROAD STRETCH AT IDAHO STATE AND WEBER STATE Sacramento State got to open Big Sky play with six of its first eight conference games at home but now faces eight road games and just four home contests through the end of the regular season. The Hornets (13-4, 5-3 Big Sky) open a season-long four game road trip this week, facing Idaho State (6-11, 4-4 Big Sky) at 6 p.m. Pacific Time on Thursday and Weber State (4-13, 0-8 Big Sky) at 1 p.m. Pacific Saturday.
  • HILLIARD BREAKS ASSIST RECORD, WOMEN’S HOOPS TOPS NORTHERN COLORADO
    January 25, 2014
    HILLIARD BREAKS ASSIST RECORD, WOMEN’S HOOPS TOPS NORTHERN COLORADO With four assists Sacramento State junior point guard Fantasia Hilliard broke the program record for career assists, and freshman Gigi Hascheff scored a career-high 26 points to lead the Hornets to a 74-64 victory over Northern Colorado on Saturday.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL BACK IN THE NEST SATURDAY VS NORTHERN COLORADO
    January 24, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL BACK IN THE NEST SATURDAY VS NORTHERN COLORADO After a record-breaking 110-104 victory over Big Sky-leading North Dakota on Thursday the Sacramento State women’s basketball team (12-4, 4-3 Big Sky) hosts Northern Colorado (10-7, 4-4 Big Sky) at 2 p.m. Saturday in The Nest. Both the Hornets and Bears won on Thursday, with Sacramento State ending a three-game losing streak and Northern Colorado winning for the fourth time in the last five games and improving to 3-1 in road Big Sky games with an overtime win at Northern Arizona.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL OUTLASTS NORTH DAKOTA IN 110-104 SHOOTOUT
    January 23, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL OUTLASTS NORTH DAKOTA IN 110-104 SHOOTOUT In the highest scoring game in program and Big Sky history, Sacramento State shot 51% in the second half and forced 17 second-half turnovers to rally for a 110-104 win over Big Sky-leading North Dakota on Thursday night in The Nest.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL RETURNS TO THE NEST TO HOST NORTH DAKOTA THURSDAY
    January 21, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL RETURNS TO THE NEST TO HOST NORTH DAKOTA THURSDAY Following a challenging road trip Sacramento State returns home to The Nest, where it is 8-1 this season. The Hornets (11-4, 3-3 Big Sky) will host Big Sky-leading North Dakota (11-5, 6-1 Big Sky) at 7 p.m. Thursday and Northern Colorado (9-7, 3-4 Big Sky) at 2 p.m. Saturday looking to break a three-game losing streak following their nine-game winning streak.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL STIFLED IN 78-65 LOSS AT EASTERN WASHINGTON
    January 18, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL STIFLED IN 78-65 LOSS AT EASTERN WASHINGTON Sacramento State shot just 6-of-29 (20.7%) from 3-point range and was held to a season-low 65 points, 27 points below its season average, in a 78-65 loss Saturday at Eastern Washington.
  • LATE PORTLAND STATE RALLY DOWNS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL 83-80
    January 16, 2014
    LATE PORTLAND STATE RALLY DOWNS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL 83-80 In a back-and-forth game Sacramento State led Portland State by seven points with just over four minutes to play before the Vikings closed the contest on an 11-1 run to rally for an 83-80 victory on Thursday night in Portland.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL’S HILLIARD NAMED TO LIEBERMAN AWARD WATCH LIST
    January 15, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL’S HILLIARD NAMED TO LIEBERMAN AWARD WATCH LIST Sacramento State junior point guard Fantasia Hilliard has been named to the watch list for the Nancy Lieberman Award, given annually to the top point guard in NCAA Div. I, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HITS THE ROAD AT PORTLAND STATE, EASTERN WASHINGTON
    January 14, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HITS THE ROAD AT PORTLAND STATE, EASTERN WASHINGTON The Sacramento State women’s basketball team (11-2, 3-1 Big Sky) looks to rebound from just its second loss this season as it plays its first conference road games of the year at 7 p.m. Thursday at Portland State (4-10, 2-3 Big Sky) and 2 p.m. Saturday at Eastern Washington (6-8, 2-3 Big Sky).
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL FALLS TO SOUTHERN UTAH 97-79
    January 11, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL FALLS TO SOUTHERN UTAH 97-79 Sacramento State led by as many as 15 points in the first half and was up seven at halftime before Southern Utah had a dominant 62-37 advantage in the second half to record a 97-79 win on Saturday in The Nest.
  • WOMEN’S HOOPS HOSTS SOUTHERN UTAH,  SPORT CHALET KIDS DAY SATURDAY
    January 10, 2014
    WOMEN’S HOOPS HOSTS SOUTHERN UTAH, SPORT CHALET KIDS DAY SATURDAY The Sacramento State women’s basketball team (11-1, 3-0 Big Sky) closes its season-long four game home stand at 2 p.m. Saturday hosting Southern Utah (7-4, 1-1 Big Sky).
  • HUGE SECOND HALF LEADS WOMEN’S HOOPS PAST NORTHERN ARIZONA 104-79
    January 09, 2014
    HUGE SECOND HALF LEADS WOMEN’S HOOPS PAST NORTHERN ARIZONA 104-79 After a level first half Sacramento State outscored Northern Arizona 61-36 in the second half as six Hornets scored in double-figures en route to a 104-79 Big Sky victory over Northern Arizona on Thursday night in The Nest.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HOSTS TWO MORE HOME GAMES THURSDAY AND SATURDAY
    January 07, 2014
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HOSTS TWO MORE HOME GAMES THURSDAY AND SATURDAY In the midst of a stretch in which they have just one road game – only 20 miles away in Davis – and seven home games between Nov. 27 and Jan. 16, Sacramento State (10-1, 2-0 Big Sky) puts its program-record eight game winning streak on the line as it hosts Northern Arizona (3-8, 0-2 Big Sky) at 7 p.m. Thursday and Southern Utah (7-4, 1-1 Big Sky) at 2 p.m. Saturday in The Nest.
  • HILLIARD NAMED BIG SKY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
    January 06, 2014
    HILLIARD NAMED BIG SKY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK Sacramento State junior point guard Fantasia Hilliard has been selected as Big Sky Player of the Week after leading the Hornets to a pair of wins over Montana State and Montana, the conference announced Monday.
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