Cedar City, UT (Sports Network) - Joel Bolomboy recorded a double-double with
13 points and a game-high 17 rebounds off the bench as the Weber State
Wildcats logged an 81-74 win over the Southern Utah Thunderbirds in Big Sky
Conference action at the Centrum.
Bolomboy made all three of his field goal attempts and also blocked three
shots for the Wildcats (10-3, 5-0 Big Sky) as they won their sixth game in a
row. The top scorer for WSU was Davion Berry who tallied 19 points, followed
by Scott Bamforth and Kyle Tresnak with 17 and 11 points, respectively.
The Thunderbirds (5-9, 3-2) were paced by Jackson Stevenett who recorded a
game-high 29 points, hitting on all but one of his 12 chances at the free-
throw line, while Damon Heuir chipped in 16 points in the team's second
Both teams had trouble finding the basket in the first half, yet even though
WSU shot just 29.0 percent from the floor, the Wildcats found themselves ahead
at the break, 30-29.
In the second half the Wildcats turned it around by converting 54.5 percent
from the floor, adding a staggering 25-of-32 at the free-throw line, en route
to the seven-point win.
With the victory the Wildcats, who shot 36-of-49 at the charity stripe,
remained in a tie for first place in the conference standings with Montana
which defeated North Dakota tonight, 77-62.
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