WBB upended by Broncos, 86-70
WBB topples SJSU on the road, 75-65
WBB falls to CSU in 65-63 nail-biter
WBB falls short at USU, 62-58
WBB rallies past Wyoming, 68-62
Women's Basketball drops a close game to UC Irvine 67-65
Women's basketball beat CSULA 72-50
Photos from the 2017 SDSU Women's Basketball banquet.
San Diego State women's basketball battled Mountain West foe San Jose State to the final second but ultimately fell in a heartbreaking 81-80 overtime loss to the Spartans Wednesday night. McKynzie Fort, who notched her second-career double-double, became the 21st member of the program's 1,000-point club during the game.
2016-17 Mountain West All-Academic Team
2015-16 All-Mountain West Honorable Mention
2015-16 Mountain West All-Defensive Team
2014-15 Mountain West All-Freshman Team
As A Junior (2016-17 Season)
Became just the fourth Aztec to garner a spot on an All-Mountain West team each of her first three season on Montezuma Mesa after collecting an All-Mountain West first team nod ... Was the only Aztec to start all 30 games ... Finished the year in the league rankings: second in points per game (15.9), ninth in free throw percentage (.784), 11th in field goal percentage (.436), 12th in minutes played per game (31.9) and 13th in assists per game (2.5) ... Was 116-for-148 from the free throw line, tied for the eighth-most made in SDSU single-season history ... Reached the career 1,000-point mark at San José State (1-11-17), the 21st Aztec and eighth SDSU third-year to accomplish the feat, after notching season highs in points (29) and rebounds (11) for her second-career double-double ... Logged a season-high 39 minutes in that contest, going 12-for-29, draining the 13th-most single-game field goals in NCAA Division I during the year ... Also scored 29 points in a win at Cal State Fullerton (12-22-16) ... Team's leading scorer in 20 games and got double-digit points in 26 of 30 contests ... Scored double-digit points in 16 of 18 MW games, and 20-or-more points in four outings on the year ... Served up 75 assists, and stole the ball 29 times, both the second most on the team ... 4.0 rebounds per game ranked third on the club, and 41 offensive boards were a team high ... Snatched a season-high four steals at Utah State (1-14-17), a single-game SDSU season high ... Back-to-back games with a career-high six assists in home wins against Nevada (1-4-17) and Boise State (1-7-17) ... Drilled a pair of threes, also a career high, twice: at the Spartans and against San Diego Christian (11-14-16), finishing the year with a career-best eight treys made.
As A Sophomore (2015-16 Season)
Received all-Mountain West honorable mention and earned a spot on the league's all-defensive team ... Was one of just two SDSU players to start all 31 games during the 2015-16 campaign, along with Ahjaleé Harvey ... Finished sixth in the conference with an average of 14.4 points per game ... Also ranked among the MW leaders in steals (t-3rd -- 2.0/gm), free-throw percentage (6th -- (.693)) and field-goal percentage (11th -- (.462)) ... Was SDSU's No. 1 scorer in 19 games and led the team in steals 13 times ... Converted a team-best 104 free throws on the year, which ranks 10th on the Aztecs' single-season charts ... Posted team-high 23 double-digit scoring performances, surpassing the 20-point barrier on nine occasions, including a career-high 25 points in the home opener vs. UC Riverside (11-16-15) ... Drained a career-high 11 free throws against the Highlanders, which is tied for fifth in program history ... Also tallied 25 points vs. Nevada, highlighted by a 9-for-10 effort at the foul line (1-27-16) ... Shot 50 percent or better from the floor in 12 games, including a 10-for-12 clip (.833) in a 64-54 win over North Dakota State in the SDSU Thanksgiving Classic, which marked the conference's top shooting performance of the season (11-27-16) ... Capped off the Aztecs' undefeated home tournament with 16 points in a come-from-behind overtime victory over Wisconsin, highlighted by two critical three-point plays en route to earning Mountain West Player of the Week honors (11-29-16) ... Later collected her second conference weekly accolade after logging her first career double-double with 22 points and a personal-best 11 rebounds, propelling the Scarlet and Black to a 65-54 double-overtime home victory over Fresno State (Feb. 10) ... Played a career-high 42 minutes in the aforementioned triumph over the Bulldogs, matching her season-best with five assists to go along with a collegiate-high two blocked shots ... Also dished out five helpers vs. Colorado State (1-13-16) and against San José State (2-20-16) ... Came up with multiple steals in 16 games, tying her career-best with five takeaways at New Mexico (2-6-16).
As A Freshman (2014-15 Season)
Earned Mountain West all-freshman honors after ranking third in her class among conference players with 10.9 points per contest in MW competition ... Finished with an average of 10.1 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.9 assists for the season, joining Cheyenne Greenhouse as the only two Aztec freshmen to appear in all 31 games during the 2014-15 campaign ... Logged 24 starts, including 20 straight to end the season ... Tied for the team lead with double-digit point totals in 19 games and topped the squad in scoring on 12 occasions ... Also averaged a team-high 27.1 minutes per outing ... Tallied a season-best 17 points at Wyoming (2-11-15) and at Nevada (3-6-15) ... Shot 50 percent from the field or better 13 times, including a 6-for-6 performance at Air Force (12-31-14) and a 6-for-7 effort at New Mexico (1-7-15) ... Came away with multiple steals on seven occasions, including four in a season-opening home victory over Sacramento State (11-14-14) ... Collected at least five rebounds in five games, grabbing a season-high six boards against Long Beach State (11-16-14) ... Led the team in assists five times, including a season-high six vs. UNLV (3-1-15) ... Sank all six free throws in a win over Air Force at home (1-21-15).
At Etiwanda High School
Won four varsity letters under head coach Anders Anderson ... Was named the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Player of the Year and received all-area recognition by the Los Angeles Times as a senior after leading Etiwanda High to the Baseline League championship and a spot to the Southern Section Open Division semifinals ... Also garnered first-team all-CIF accolades and collected conference MVP honors as the Eagles subsequently advanced to the Southern Regional finals of the CIF state playoffs ... Topped the squad with an average of 15.4 points per game and shot 54 percent from the field ... Was also a CIF Division I second-team all-state selection following her junior campaign ... Helped Etiwanda High compile a 39-1 record against league opponents during her prep career, serving as team captain for two seasons ... Received scholar-athlete recognition and was presented with the school's Character First medal of honor ... Ranked 24th nationally among point guards and 95th overall by ESPN Hoopgurlz ... Was also given a four-star scouts grade of 92 by the website.
McKynzie Amiah Fort was born in Chino, Calif. ... Is the daughter of Todd and Cathy Fort ... Was also recruited by Oregon, Arizona State, Oregon State, UNLV, Boise State, Wake Forest, USC, UCLA, Pepperdine, Hawai'i and Houston ... Lists Derrick Rose as her favorite athlete ... Enjoys shopping and working out in her spare time ... Majoring in kinesiology with a fitness specialist concentration.