Narizona 21 37 58
Weberst 36 48 84
Date of game: 3/14/2013

Recap: Weber State vs. Northern Ariz

Missoula, MT (Sports Network) - Frank Otis scored 16 points, leading four starters in double figures, as the Weber State Wildcats crushed the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks, 84-58, in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Conference Tournament at Dahlberg Arena.

Also scoring in double figures for the second-seeded Wildcats (25-5) were Davion Berry with 13 points, to go along with six rebounds and six assists, followed by Kyle Tresnak and Scott Bamforth with 12 points apiece.

With the victory, Weber State moves to the semifinals on Friday to take on third-seeded North Dakota.

The seventh-seeded Lumberjacks (11-21) were led by DeWayne Russell who tallied a game-high 21 points, while Gabe Rogers pitched in with 12 points, but between the pair they accounted for nine of the unit's 17 turnovers as well.

Weber State took control immediately, shooting 50 percent from the field in order to establish a 36-21 advantage at the break. The 'Jacks converted only nine total field goals through the first 20 minutes, missing all six chances behind the 3-point line.

In the second half NAU continued to struggle from the floor (.393), while the Wildcats made good on not just 57.1 percent from the field but also 14-of-17 at the free-throw line in order to cruise to the lopsided decision.

WSU overcame a 5-of-16 showing beyond the arc by holding the opposition to just 4-of-16 out on the perimeter.

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