2002 Sacramento Monarchs season

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2002 Sacramento Monarchs season
Head Coach Maura McHugh
Arena ARCO Arena
Attendance 9,011 per game
Results
Record 14–18
(.438)
Place 6th (Western)
Playoff Finish Did Not Qualify
Sacramento Monarchs seasons
< 2001 2003 >

The 2002 WNBA season was the 6th season for the Sacramento Monarchs. The team missed the playoffs for the first time in four years.

Offseason[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Nationality College/School/Team
1 12 Hamchétou Maïga (G/F)  Mali Old Dominion
3 44 Alayne Ingram (G)  United States Michigan
4 51 Jermisha Dosty (C)  United States St. Mary's (CA)
4 60 Elizabeth Pickney (F)  United States Arizona

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Western Conference W L PCT Conf. GB
Los Angeles Sparks x 25 7 .781 17–4
Houston Comets x 24 8 .750 16–5 1.0
Utah Starzz x 20 12 .625 12–9 5.0
Seattle Storm x 17 15 .531 10–11 8.0
Portland Fire o 16 16 .500 8–13 9.0
Sacramento Monarchs o 14 18 .438 8–13 11.0
Phoenix Mercury o 11 21 .344 7–14 14.0
Minnesota Lynx o 10 22 .313 6–15 15.0

Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Score Result Record
June 1 Minnesota 61-63 Loss 0-1
June 6 @ Portland 73-86 Loss 0-2
June 9 @ Houston 62-75 Loss 0-3
June 11 @ Minnesota 63-72 Loss 0-4
June 13 New York 78-77 (OT) Win 1-4
June 15 Los Angeles 66-72 (OT) Loss 1-5
June 18 @ Phoenix 63-78 Loss 1-6
June 20 Seattle 72-64 Win 2-6
June 22 Utah 61-77 Loss 2-7
June 23 @ Seattle 60-86 Loss 2-8
June 25 Washington 86-87 (OT) Loss 2-9
June 27 @ Cleveland 50-73 Loss 2-10
June 28 @ Indiana 60-67 Loss 2-11
June 30 @ Detroit 60-71 Loss 2-12
July 5 @ Los Angeles 65-87 Loss 2-13
July 7 @ Portland 59-74 Loss 2-14
July 11 Cleveland 71-69 Win 3-14
July 12 Houston 60-74 Loss 3-15
July 17 @ Miami 78-62 Win 4-15
July 19 @ Charlotte 51-70 Loss 4-16
July 21 Orlando 62-60 Win 5-16
July 25 Portland 81-80 (OT) Win 6-16
July 27 @ Phoenix 79-64 Win 7-16
July 28 Minnesota 66-56 Win 8-16
July 30 Indiana 74-65 Win 9-16
August 1 Utah 80-71 Win 10-16
August 3 Los Angeles 71-81 Loss 10-17
August 6 Phoenix 73-70 Win 11-17
August 8 @ Orlando 82-72 Win 12-17
August 10 @ Houston 61-59 Win 13-17
August 12 @ Utah 79-81 Loss 13-18
August 13 Seattle 59-51 Win 14-18

Player stats[edit]

Player GP REB AST STL BLK PTS
Tangela Smith 32 188 40 27 46 469
Ruthie Bolton 32 94 37 45 2 349
Kedra Holland-Corn 32 90 63 41 5 296
Yolanda Griffith 17 148 19 16 13 288
Lady Grooms 32 99 39 21 8 227
Ticha Penicheiro 24 102 192 64 1 203
La'Keshia Frett 32 95 23 5 19 187
Cass Bauer-Bilodeau 25 41 1 2 5 43
Hamchetou Maiga-Ba 23 37 9 15 3 40
Andrea Nagy 24 29 73 10 4 34
Kara Wolters 14 23 3 0 3 24
Edna Campbell 1 1 0 1 0 4
Stacey Ford 5 2 1 0 0 2
Monique Ambers 2 0 0 0 0 0

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