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Big Sky basketball: Weber State tops Southern Utah 90-70 in quarterfinal

Published March 10, 2017 2:12 am
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Reno, Nev. • Jeremy Senglin scored 24 points and third-seeded Weber State pulled away for a 90-70 went over 11th-seeded Southern Utah in the Big Sky Conference tournament on Thursday night.

Zach Braxton and Dusty Baker added 15 points and Jerrick Harding 14 for the Wildcats (18-12), who face second-seeded Eastern Washington in the semifinals on Friday. The game is scheduled to tip off at 9:05 p.m.

Despite shooting 71 percent, including 8 of 10 from distance, Weber State only led 44-38 at the half. Senglin had 16 points on 6 of 7 shooting, five of the makes behind the arc, giving him a tournament record 27 for his career.



The Thunderbirds (6-27) pulled within one in the opening minutes of the second half, but the Wildcats got to the line early to inch ahead and then scored eight straight to start a 13-2 run. McKay Cannon started the decisive run with a 3 and Ryan Richardson capped it with one, making it 76-57 with 6:02 to play.

Weber State shot 29 for 47 (62 percent), including 11 of 19 (58) from 3-point range.

Randy Onwuasor had 29 points for Southern Utah with James McGee adding 20. —

Weber State 90, Southern Utah 70

S. UTAH (6-27)

Madunic 1-3 0-0 2, Joyce 2-5 0-0 4, Onwuasor 11-26 4-4 29, Parsons 0-2 0-0 0, McGee 6-10 5-8 20, Holker 0-2 0-0 0, Calloway 4-7 3-3 13, Musoko 0-0 0-0 0, Day 1-1 0-1 2. Totals 25-56 12-16 70.

WEBER ST. (18-12)

Hill 1-4 1-2 3, Braxton 5-9 5-12 15, Senglin 8-11 3-3 24, Harding 6-9 2-2 14, Richardson 3-6 0-0 8, Morris 0-0 0-0 0, Darling 0-0 0-0 0, Dallas 0-0 0-0 0, John 1-1 2-2 5, Cannon 2-2 1-2 6, Baker 3-5 7-7 15. Totals 29-47 21-30 90.

Halftime—Weber St. 44-38. 3-Point Goals—S. Utah 8-18 (McGee 3-5, Onwuasor 3-6, Calloway 2-4, Parsons 0-1, Madunic 0-2), Weber St. 11-19 (Senglin 5-8, Baker 2-3, Richardson 2-5, John 1-1, Cannon 1-1, Harding 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—S. Utah 28 (Onwuasor 8), Weber St. 28 (Hill 7). Assists—S. Utah 10 (Onwuasor, Calloway 3), Weber St. 10 (Senglin, Hill, John, Baker 2). Total Fouls—S. Utah 23, Weber St. 17.

 

 

 

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