Women's Hoops Dominates San Jose State
SAN JOSE, Calif. - With a 66-47 victory at San Jose State on Saturday, Feb. 5, the University of Nevada women's basketball team improved to 15-7 (3-5 WAC) while San Jose State dropped to 2-20 (2-7 WAC). Nevada has now defeated San Jose State 10-straight games in the all-time series.
The Spartans put up an early fight, but Nevada soon took control and never looked back. The Wolf Pack's offense was just too much for SJSU to handle as the Pack shot 51.2 percent, on 21-41 field goals with three, three-pointers. Nevada out-rebounded the Spartans 36-30 and has now held the rebounding advantage over an opponent 16 times this year.
Senior Tahnee Robinson led all scorers for the 14th time this season scoring 21 points with three, three-pointers, going a perfect 6-6 from the free throw line. Senior Nicole Williams scored 14 points while fellow senior Shavon Moore scored 12. Junior Amanda Johnson tied her career high in the game with eight assists and also broke the 200 career-assist mark now sitting at 207. Also hitting a milestone Saturday was senior Marissa Hammond who crossed the 500-point career threshold, with her four points putting her at 503 for her career.
San Jose State and Nevada will now face each other again, this time in Reno on Thursday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. at Lawlor Events Center.