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OGDEN, Utah (AP) -- Kyle Bullinger scored a career-high 26 points and Weber State overcame a 15-point second-half deficit to beat Eastern Washington 79-70 in a Big Sky Conference quarterfinal on Saturday night.

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Scott Bamforth scored 13 points and hit a critical 3-pointer to give Weber State some separation at 75-68 with 2:31 remaining.

Trevor Morris added another 13 and Lindsey Hughey had 10 as the No. 3 seed Wildcats (18-11, 11-5) avenged a home loss to the No. 6 seed Eagles (10-20, 7-9) on Wednesday.

The Eagles' Cliff Colimon had a game-high 27 points but only five after the break as Weber State went on a 22-10 run to erase Eastern Washington's advantage.

Tremayne Johnson added 17 points and Cliff Ederaine 10 in Eastern's first appearance in the Big Sky tournament since 2005-06.

Weber State advances to face No. 2 seed Montana in a semifinal Tuesday.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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