Weberst 31 37 10 78
Loyolacal 41 27 16 84
Date of game: 3/18/2012

Recap: Loyola Marymount vs. Weber State

Los Angeles, California (Sports Network) - Drew Viney scored 23 points and Anthony Ireland had a double-double of 20 points and 10 assists to lead the Loyola-Marymount Lions over the Weber State Wildcats, 84-78, in an overtime thriller during the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament at Gersten Pavilion.

Jarred DuBois added 13 points, Ashley Hamilton scored 12 and was a rebound short of a double-double while C.J. Blackwell chipped in 11 points for Loyola Marymount (21-12). The Lions advance to face off with Utah State in the quarterfinals on Wednesday.

Damian Lillard poured in 27 points, to lead Weber State (25-8) in scoring for the 26th time this season while Gelaun Wheelwright put in 19.

Loyola Marymount looked on its way to an easy win after shooting 44.1 percent, including 7-of-14 from three point range in the first period to earn a 41-31 lead at the half.

The Lions cooled to 32.0 percent shooting in the second half and got careless with the ball as Weber State scored 16 points off of turnovers to claw its way back into the game. Lillard hit a three pointer with 23 seconds remaining that tied the game 68-68 and the Lions missed two attempts on the other end to send the game to overtime.

Loyola Marymount had a 6-2 spurt to open the extra frame and went 6-for-6 from the free throw line in the final minute to secure the win.

Weber State outscored Loyola Marymount 27-10 on points off of turnovers. The Lions held a 48-31 edge on the boards.

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