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.

Game Notes

Two Payton Award winners on Hall of Fame ballot

Former Walter Payton Award winners Archie Amerson and Michael Payton are among the FCS players eligible for induction into the 2015 class of the College Football Hall of Fame, announced Wednesday.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: NASCAR's elite eight move on

The Eliminator Round in the new Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins this weekend at Martinsville Speedway, with the playoff field now trimmed to eight drivers.

Polian, Wolf named Pro Football HOF finalists

Former NFL general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf have been selected as finalists for the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class under the newly-created contributors category.

Holland, Kimbrel named MLB's top relievers

Right-handers Greg Holland of the Kansas City Royals and Craig Kimbrel of the Atlanta Braves were named Wednesday as the top relief pitchers in Major League Baseball.

Thunder exercise options on Lamb, Adams, Roberson, and Jones

The Oklahoma City Thunder exercised club options on guard Jeremy Lamb, center Steven Adams and forwards Andre Roberson and Perry Jones on Tuesday.

Wild, Coyle agree to 5-year extension

The Minnesota Wild moved to lock up another of their young core on Wednesday, agreeing to terms with center Charlie Coyle on a five-year contract extension.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.