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.

Game Notes

Kelly looking to UNH for inspiration

When Tim Tebow was brought in to Philadelphia for a workout with the Eagles several weeks ago, the popular answer to the question "Why?" was largely that it was a public relations stunt.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Busch moving beyond his troubled past

Kurt Busch's win in Sunday's rain-delayed Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway was exactly what he needed after his recent NASCAR suspension and legal issues.

Top prospect Shane Ray cited for marijuana possession

Former Missouri defensive end/outside linebacker and highly-regarded prospect Shane Ray was cited for marijuana possession following a traffic violation early Monday morning.

NBA suspends Olynyk, Smith over Game 4 acts

The NBA suspended Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk one game over the play that resulted in a separated shoulder for Cleveland Cavaliers star Kevin Love, who called the act intentional.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.