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FRIEND NAMED TO NUGGET CLASSIC ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM

FRIEND NAMED TO NUGGET CLASSIC ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM

RENO, Nev.  -- Hannah Friend was named to the 2017 Nugget Classic All-Tournament team, the tournament announced after tonight's championship game. 

Friend is one of five players who participated in the tournament who was named to the team. There was also a tournament MVP. 

In two games in the classic, Friend averaged 22.0 points and 6.5 rebounds. She had an incredible second game, scoring a career-high 34 points in a 99-72 Hornets win over UC Riverside. She shot 50% (12-18) from the floor over the span of the tournament, including 39% (7-18) from three. Additionally, Friend was 13-18 from the free throw line. 

The Hornets finished the tournament 1-1, falling in their first game to Nevada. Nevada went on to defeat SMU in the championship game 80-72. 

2017 Nugget Classic Tournament MVP

Halie Bergman, Nevada

2017 Nugget Classic All-Tournament

Hannah Friend, Sacramento State
AJ Cephas, Nevada
Tiege Ziller, Nevada
McKenzie Adams, SMU
Lauren Holt, UC Riverside 

Sacramento State plays next on Thurs., Nov. 30 as they take on the UC Davis Aggies at UC Davis. Tip off is scheduled for 7:05 pm.