Freshman Hallie Gennett made eight of Sacramento State's record 17 3-pointers as the Hornets routed Cal State Northridge 92-73 in their season opener Friday at home, according to the Sac State athletics website.
The victory marked the start of Bernard "Bunky" Harkleroad's tenure as a Division I head coach with an exclamation point, setting the team's single-game record for 3-pointers.
Gennett finished with a game-high 26 points, missing just one of her attempts beyond the arc, while the Hornets shot 40.5 percent from 3-point range.
USC 64, UC Davis 55 in Davis Kelsey Harris led the Aggies (0-1) with 14 points and seven rebounds, according to the UC Davis athletics website. Ariya Crook scored 24 to pace the Trojans (1-0).
Sacramento State 73, UC Santa Cruz 43 in Sacramento Mikh McKinney led five Hornets (1-0) in double figures with a game-high 14 points, according to Sac State's athletics website. The Hornets shot 56.5 percent from the field while holding UC Santa Cruz (0-1) to 29.4 percent and not allowing a single player to score in double digits.
Portland 100, UC Davis 83 in Portland, Ore. Josh Ritchart led the Aggies with 18 points, while Corey Hawkins added 16 points and eight rebounds, The Associated Press reported.