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Weber State 84

(21-8, 15-1 Big Sky)

Montana State 64

(12-16, 6-10 Big Sky)

    9:05 PM ET, March 3, 2009

    1 2 T
    WEB 43 4184
    MTST 32 3264

    Top Performers

    Weber State: D. Lillard 27 Pts, 4 Reb, 7 Ast, 1 Blk

    Montana St: W. Bynum 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Weber St. 84, Montana St. 64

    Associated Press

    BOZEMAN, Mont. -- Damian Lillard scored a career-high 27 points to help Weber State avenge its only conference loss by beating Montana State 84-64 on Tuesday night.

    Kellen McCoy added 20 points for Weber State (21-8, 15-1 Big Sky), the conference's regular season champion. He scored 15 points in the first nine minutes, and the Wildcats built a double-digit lead with 14:10 to play in the first half. Weber State never let the margin slip below 11 the rest of the way, and Lillard helped put the game out of reach by scoring his team's first 12 points of the second half.

    Erik Rush scored 16 points and Will Bynum added 14 for Montana State (12-16, 6-10), which had already secured sixth place and will play in a Big Sky tournament quarterfinal game against archrival Montana on Saturday.

    Weber State, which fell 75-70 to MSU on Jan. 15 in Ogden, Utah, earned a first-round bye and will host the top four teams in the tournament March 10-11.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WEB
    MTST
    Points 84 64
    FG Made-Attempted 31-50 (.620) 19-50 (.380)
    3P Made-Attempted 14-21 (.667) 4-20 (.200)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-9 (.889) 22-26 (.846)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 21 0

    2008-09 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 15, 2009 MTST 75, @WEB 70Recap
    » Mar 3, 2009 WEB 84, @MTST 64Recap
    Mar 10, 2009 MTST 70, @WEB 61Recap