Sports / 

Lance Iversen, AP Photo

Weber State pulls away late, beats EWU in Big Sky semis

By Associated Press | Posted - Mar. 11, 2017 at 12:13 a.m.

6 photos

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Jeremy Senglin scored 22 points, Dusty Baker had 17 and Weber State pulled away in the last five minutes to beat Eastern Washington 80-72 on Friday night in a Big Sky Conference Tournament semifinal.

No. 3 seed Weber State (19-12) plays top-seeded North Dakota (21-9) in Saturday's championship. Senglin is the second player at Weber State and the fourth in the Big Sky to reach 2,000 career points.

The game was tied at 63 with 5:35 to play. Ryan Richardson hit a 3-pointer to spark an 11-2 surge and the Wildcats led 74-65 with about three minutes left. Jerrick Harding forced a turnover and Senglin made a layup during the stretch. The Eagles cut the deficit to five but didn't get closer.

Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 32 points on 11-of-20 shooting to lead second-seeded Eastern Washington (22-11). Jacob Wiley added 24 points.


Related Stories

Associated Press


    Catch up on the top news and features from, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast