OGDEN, Utah -- Damian Lillard scored a career-high 28 points to lead Weber State to an 83-76 win over Utah on Wednesday night.
Steve Panos added 20 points for the Wildcats (2-4).
Lillard hit a jumper with 2:44 left in the game to give the Wildcats a 71-69 lead. On the next trip down the court, Lillard made his only 3-pointer to finish a 9-0 run.
The Utes opened the game on a 9-0 run thanks to a 3-pointer from Tillie and then two more 3s from Marshall Henderson. A three-point play by Brown built Utah's lead to 28-14 with 7:32 left in the first half.
Weber State took its first lead on Lillard's finger-roll that capped a 9-2 run and gave the Wildcats a 53-51 advantage with 13:35 to play.