Scores

Final

Montana 56

(10-6, 1-3 Big Sky)

Weber State 64

(9-6, 3-0 Big Sky)

    9:05 PM ET, January 2, 2010

    Dee Events Center, Ogden, Utah

    1 2 T
    MONT 23 3356
    WEB 33 3164

    Top Performers

    Montana: B. Qvale 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Blk

    Weber State: D. Lillard 30 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Blk

    Weber St. 64, Montana 56

    Associated Press

    OGDEN, Utah -- Damian Lillard scored a career-high 30 points as Weber State beat Montana 64-56 on Saturday night.

    Lillard's biggest shot of the game came in the closing minutes when he hit a 3-pointer with 1:40 left to break a 54-54 tie. He then gave the Wildcats (9-6, 3-0 Big Sky) a 59-54 lead with a layup with 39 seconds left.

    Will Cherry scored 17 points to lead the Grizzlies (10-6, 1-3), who trailed 33-23 at halftime but opened the second half on an 8-1 run and eventually led 50-42.

    Lillard scored 16 of his points in the first half and at one point had outscored the entire Montana team, 14-13.

    Steve Panos had 10 points for the Wildcats, including a key layup off an offensive rebound with 14 seconds to play to give Weber State a 62-54 lead.

    Brian Qvale had 14 points for Montana while Anthony Johnson scored 11.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MONT
    WEB
    Points 56 64
    FG Made-Attempted 20-56 (.357) 20-52 (.385)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-13 (.077) 7-19 (.368)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-19 (.789) 17-31 (.548)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 14

    2009-10 Season

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