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01/15/2012 12:08 AM EST
Weber State tops Montana 80-64 in Big Sky showdown
WEBER ST 80, MONTANA 64
OGDEN, Utah (AP) -- Damian Lillard scored 21 points and Weber
State extended its winning streak to eight games by outlasting
Montana 80-64 Saturday night in a battle of unbeaten Big Sky
Scott Bamforth added 15 points for the Wildcats (14-3, 6-0 Big
Sky), Kyle Tresnak scored 12 and Darin Mahoney had eight points
and nine rebounds.
Will Cherry scored 15 points for Montana (11-6, 4-1), which had
its six-game win streak snapped. Kareem Jamar added 11 points
and Mathias Ward had eight points and 12 rebounds.
The Grizzlies cut a 23-point lead to eight on Mike Weisner's
3-pointer with just over 8 minutes to go, but Bamforth answered
with a 3 and another pair of baskets to keep Weber State in
control of the game and alone atop the league standings.
Lillard, the nation's leading scorer, passed Willie Sojourner
with his first basket to move into fourth place on Weber State's
all-time scoring list.
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