Weber St. 82, Drake 81
Damian Lillard hit two free throws after a technical foul with
5.7 seconds left Saturday night and Weber State defeated Drake
82-81 for third place in the Carrs-Safeway Great Alaska
Drake (2-3) thought it had the game won when Lillard, who
finished the game with 31 points, drove the lane and was called for
an offensive foul.
But Bulldogs forward Aaron Hawley spiked the ball after the
whistle and was called for the technical. Referees reviewed the
play before confirming the call.
Weber State (3-3) trailed 46-34 at halftime but rallied behind
Lillard’s 27 second-half points. Scott Bamforth had 22 for the
Wildcats and Byron Fulton had 14.
Rayvonte Rice led Drake with 21 points. Ryan Wedel had 17 points
and Hawley had 15 points and six rebounds.