SDSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL FALLS TO FRESNO STATE

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Mallory Adams paced the Aztecs with 15 points

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February 21, 2021 (San Diego) - The Aztec women’s basketball team (6-15, 4-11) fell to Fresno State (14-7, 12-4) 82-61 Sunday afternoon inside Viejas Arena.

SDSU was led by Mallory Adams who scored 16 points on 6-for-10 shooting and knocked down three three-pointers. Freshman Kamaria Gipson hauled in a career-high 11 rebounds.

The Bulldogs jumped out to an 18-8 lead in the first quarter following an 8-0 run. They were paced by Haley Cavinder, who scored 14 of her game-high 23 points, in the first quarter.

The Aztecs responded with an 11-0 run though and took a 24-23 lead early in the second quarter. It didn’t last long as the Bulldogs answered with a 15-2 run to push their lead back to double digits.

SDSU trailed by seven at the half but Fresno State began the third quarter on a 10-2 run and then led by double-digits for the remainder of the game.

The Aztecs outrebounded the Bulldogs 40-34 including a 14-4 advantage on the offensive glass, which led to a 14-2 edge in second chance points.

Aside from Haley Cavinder’s 23 points, Fresno State’s Maddi Utti had 19 on 9-for-13 shooting and seven rebounds and Hanna Cavinder added 14 points.

STAT OF THE GAME

Fresno State shot 52 percent from the floor.

THE NOTE I

The Aztecs honored their lone senior Téa Adams before the game. Adams has over 900 points in her career and scored in double-digits 46 times.

THE NOTE II

Kamaria Gipson is averaging 9.7 rebounds over her last three games.

UP NEXT

The Aztecs wrap up their regular season next week with two games at Boise State.The Aztec women’s basketball team (6-15, 4-11) fell to Fresno State (14-7, 12-4) 82-61 Sunday afternoon inside Viejas Arena.

SDSU was led by Mallory Adams who scored 16 points on 6-for-10 shooting and knocked down three three-pointers. Freshman Kamaria Gipson hauled in a career-high 11 rebounds.

The Bulldogs jumped out to an 18-8 lead in the first quarter following an 8-0 run. They were paced by Haley Cavinder, who scored 14 of her game-high 23 points, in the first quarter.

The Aztecs responded with an 11-0 run though and took a 24-23 lead early in the second quarter. It didn’t last long as the Bulldogs answered with a 15-2 run to push their lead back to double digits.

SDSU trailed by seven at the half but Fresno State began the third quarter on a 10-2 run and then led by double-digits for the remainder of the game.

The Aztecs outrebounded the Bulldogs 40-34 including a 14-4 advantage on the offensive glass, which led to a 14-2 edge in second chance points.

Aside from Haley Cavinder’s 23 points, Fresno State’s Maddi Utti had 19 on 9-for-13 shooting and seven rebounds and Hanna Cavinder added 14 points.

STAT OF THE GAME

Fresno State shot 52 percent from the floor.

THE NOTE I

The Aztecs honored their lone senior Téa Adams before the game. Adams has over 900 points in her career and scored in double-digits 46 times.

THE NOTE II

Kamaria Gipson is averaging 9.7 rebounds over her last three games.

UP NEXT

The Aztecs wrap up their regular season next week with two games at Boise State.

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