SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Kalie Matthews and Jalen Carpenter each scored 10 points, but it wasn’t enough for the Weber State Wildcats to overcome a rough defensive first half at Sacramento State. The Hornets beat Weber State 103-60 on Saturday afternoon in Big Sky women’s basketball action at The Nest.
The Wildcats fell to 0-17 on the season with the loss, suffering the second-largest conference defeat in program history.
Sacramento State’s Alle Moreno led all scorers with 24 points, but the Hornets had four other players in double figures.
Sacramento State shot 53.2 percent from the floor to lead to the 103-point effort. Eight 3-pointers also helped their Hornet effort.
The Hornet bench outscored Weber State,45-27. The Wildcats struggled in the paint as well, getting outscored 58-26.
Sacramento State got up 39-13 midway through the first half and never looked back.
Weber State had a pretty good offensive second half, shooting 40 percent to up its game shooting percentage to 33.3 percent.
Des Ramos added nine points to the Wildcats’ efforts, while Grace Farnsworth and Brittney Newcomb finished with eight points.
Weber State — which has lost 36 in a row overall — will come home for four straight games at the Dee Events Center, starting with Thursday night’s game against Montana State.