Friend led the Hornets, who went 1-1 over their two tournament games, with 26.5 points per game. She scored a season-high 33 points in the Hornets' thrilling 109-107 win over Illinois, just one shy of her career best (34, 11/27/17 vs. UC Riverside). Over the two games, she averaged 26.5 points and 6.5 rebounds while also adding four steals and a block.
After three games this season, Friend's 26.0 points per game is the third highest in the nation.
Scott set a career-best with 29 total points in Sacramento State's game against Illinois, passing her previous career mark of 25 (2/18/17 vs. Montana State), while also adding five assists. In the team's game against Pepperdine, she matched another career-best, totaling nine assists for the third time in her career. For the season, Scott is averaging 19.7 points, 6.3 assists, and 2.7 steals per game.
Each of the four teams in the tournament - Sacramento State, Illlinois, Pepperdine, and host Cal Poly - received two all-tournament selections. Pepperdine was 2-0 over the weekend tournament, both Sacramento State and Illinois went 1-1, while Cal Poly finished 0-2.
12th Annual #ShareSLO Holiday Beach Classic - All-Tournament Team
Hannah Friend, Sacramento State, G, Jr.
Tiara Scott, Sacramento State, G, Jr.
Yasmine Robinson-Bacote, Pepperdine, F, Sr.
Paige Fecske, Pepperdine, G, Sr.
Alex Wittinger, Illinois, F, Sr.
Courtney Joens, Illinois, G, Jr.
Dye Stahley, Cal Poly, G, Sr.
Devin Stanback, Cal Poly, C, Sr.