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Harding, John Carry Weber State To 86-71 Win Over Northern Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After a disappointing loss to Southern Utah in their previous game, Weber State bounced back with a road win over Northern Arizona 86-71.

Jerrick Harding and Cody John carried the Wildcats by combining for 54 of their 86 points. Harding had 29 points on 10-of-18 shooting after scoring just 8 points in their loss to SUU. John posted 25 points on 9-for-13 shooting from the field.

Israel Barnes added 11 points for Weber State.

Northern Arizona was led by Ted McCree with 17 points off the bench to go with his 5 rebounds. Bernie Andre poured in 13 points and 8 rebounds.

Weber State shot 54 percent from the field while the Lumberjacks nailed 42 percent of their shots. They held a 17-7 advantage on points off of turnovers and 16-4 on fast break points.

Harding, John Carry The Load

The Wildcats led the entire first half that would lead to their biggest lead of the game to that point of 19 at the half, 46-27.

Weber State already had two players in double figures, led by Jerrick Harding with 15 points and Cody John pouring in 13.

WSU made 18-of-33 of their field goals for 55 percent, while NAU made just 30 percent of their shots on 9-for-30 attempts.

The Lumberjacks improved in the second half by outscoring the Wildcats 19-15 in the first seven minutes of the half to trail 61-46.

Weber State cruised the rest of the way with their biggest lead reaching 22 points before ending the game with a 15-point victory.

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The Wildcats improved to 15-9 on the season and 9-4 in the Big Sky Conference. They are currently in third place in the conference standings.

Weber State will return home on Thursday to face Montana at 7 p.m. on Pluto TV channel 235. The Grizzlies picked up the win on January 26 in Missoula 75-68. They are 16-6 and 9-2 in conference play, winning their last six games.