Weber State vs Eastern Washington

Weber St. 76, E. Washington 69


CHENEY, Wash. (AP) - Damian Lillard scored 12 of his game-high 30 points in the final 7:34, carrying Weber State to a 76-69 victory over Eastern Washington on Thursday night.

Scott Bamforth added 19 points for the Wildcats (11-3, 3-0 Big Sky). Cliff Ederaine scored 20 points and Cliff Colimon had 18 for the Eagles (7-8, 1-2).

After a Jeffrey Forbes basket pulled Eastern Washington within 60-58 with 6:30 left, Weber State answered with four quick points, including a 3-pointer by Lillard - the NCAA Division I scoring leader at 25.2 points per game - that pushed the Wildcats' lead back to six. Eastern Washington never got closer than five the rest of the way.

Behind Lillard, who made his first five shots, Weber State raced to a 27-10 lead midway through the first half. Eastern Washington rallied for a 39-38 advantage on Laron Griffin's three-point play with 17:45 left in the game.

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Weber State Wildcats
D. Mahoney, F270-13-49333
K. Tresnak, C284-55-770413
D. Lillard, G387-1712-1375130
J. Richardson, G340-50-02420
S. Bamforth, G336-113-461119
B. Fulton243-50-05048
G. Wheelwright151-40-06113
J. Hajek10-00-01000
Totals 21-4823-2844141676
Eastern Washington Eagles
C. Ederaine, F348-164-695420
C. Chiverton, F151-100-01023
L. Griffin, C243-55-740411
C. Colimon, G396-172-225118
J. Forbes, G314-80-030410
P. Kelly221-20-02033
T. Johnson151-70-24033
J. Hickert120-21-24001
K. Winford60-00-00010
J. Henry20-00-00000
Totals 24-6712-1931102269
Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Weber St.15-326-9108
Idaho St.11-716-15256
E. Wash.10-818-16232
North Dakota10-817-16218
Montana St.9-914-17260
Portland St.8-1013-18282
N. Colo.7-1110-21304
Sac. State6-1214-17273
So. Utah3-156-24335
N. Arizona3-155-25333
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Michigan 71 Final
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