WEBER STATE WILDCATS

Harding Leads Weber State Past Montana State

Feb 16, 2019, 9:08 PM
Courtesy of WSU athletics...
Courtesy of WSU athletics

OGDEN, Utah – Weber State bounced back from nearing upsetting Montana on Thursday to defeat Montana State 94-82.

The victory moved Weber State to 16-10 overall and 9-4 in conference play.

It was a hot start for the Wildcats, in particular for Brekkott Chapman. He had 8 of Weber’s first 13 points, including 2-for-3 from downtown. Weber State had a 13-4 lead in the first 4 minutes of play.

The Bobcats started to chip away at the lead as they got to within 7, 26-19 with 10 minutes left in the first half.

Weber State didn’t score in the last two minutes of the first half and Montana State’s Tyler Hall made a jumper to take the lead heading into halftime, 40-39.

In the second half, the Wildcats found a spark off of a 6-0 run bump their lead to 12, 75-63 with 8 minutes left in the game.

The Bobcats tried to get back in the game late, but the Wildcats kept them at bay and rolled to the 12-point victory.

By The Numbers

Jerrick Harding dropped a game-high 28 points with four 3-pointers made.

Chapman finished with a double-double of 14 points and 14 rebounds.

Tyler Hall and Harald Frey both had 25 points for Montana State.

Next Up

Weber State will next head out to face Sacramento State on Thursday at 8 p.m.

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