In the last home game, the University of Montana women's basketball team upset the Sacramento State Hornets 67-75 Saturday afternoon at Dahlberg Arena, March 9, 2019.
Montana and Sacramento battled for domination in the first half. The Lady Griz outscored the Hornets early in the first half, but later allowed the Hornets to come back with 21 points. The teams went to the locker room at halftime tied 32-32.
In the game’s second half, redshirt junior guard McKenzie Johnston and senior forward Jace Henderson gave strong performances for the Lady Griz. Johnston dodged opponents to position herself for a three pointer late in the game. Henderson put in a close-range basket with moments left in the game. In her last game in Dahlberg arena, Henderson scored 18 points.
The University of Montana women’s basketball team will compete in the Big Sky Championship tournament on Monday March 11, 2019, in Boise, Idaho.