Weber St. 84, S. Utah 66

Damian Lillard scored 31 points to lead Weber State to a 84-66

win over Southern Utah on Saturday night in the final

non-conference contest between future Big Sky Conference foes.

Lillard, who entered the game leading the nation in scoring at

26.3 points per game, bounced back from a 15-point outing at BYU on

Wednesday. Lillard had 18 at halftime and missed his second

straight double-double for Weber State (6-2) by one assist to

finish with nine.

Southern Utah (4-5), which will join the Big Sky next season,

was led by Ray Jones Jr. with 14 points.

Kyle Tresnak had 15 and Byron Fulton and Jordan Richardson, in

his first career start, each added 10 points for the Wildcats, who

won their fifth straight over the Thunderbirds.

Jackson Stevenett had 12 points and Damon Heuir added 11 for

Southern Utah, which is coached by Weber State alum Roger Reid.