4:05 PM ET, January 22, 2005
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Katie Edwards scored a career-high 27 points Saturday afternoon to lead Montana to a 70-46 victory over Sacramento State.Edwards made eight of her school record nine 3-pointers in the first half. The old school record was seven 3-pointers by Linda Cummings on Nov. 18, 1998. Edwards also tied the conference record set by Michelle St. Clair of Sacramento State in 2001 and matched by Lindy Whitley of Idaho State last season. The NCAA record is 12.Edwards had five 3-pointers in the first eight minutes of the game as Montana (10-6, 3-0 Big Sky) jumped out to a 29-6 lead.Montana had 47 points at halftime, one more than the Hornets (5-11, 1-3) scored in the entire game.Hollie Tyler added 14 points, six rebounds and three blocked shots for the Lady Griz, who outrebounded Sac State 45-26. Tyler's 14 points puts her in second place on the UM career scoring list with 1,476 points. She passed Lisa McLeod, who scored 1,470 from 1985-89. Current Griz assistant coach Shannon Cate Schweyen holds the career record after scoring 2,172 points from 1988-92.Tyler also has 875 career rebounds, moving within 11 of the Montana record of 886, set by Ann Lake from 1990-94.Tyeisha Brown led Sacramento State with 20 points.