Weber St. beats N. Dakota 83-78 in OT, advance in Big Sky
RENO, Nev. (AP) Jeremy Senglin scored nine of his 31 points in overtime and Weber State beat North Dakota 83-78 Friday night in a Big Sky Conference Tournament semifinal.
Top-seeded Weber State (25-8) will play No. 2 seed Montana (21-10) in Saturday's championship.
Senglin's 3-pointer gave the Wildcats a 78-73 lead with 40 seconds remaining. Quinton Hooker scored four of North Dakota's next five points to pull the Fighting Hawks to 79-78 with 11 seconds left. Dusty Baker and Joel Bolomboy each made a pair from the line to seal it.
Senglin was 10 of 19 from the field, including seven 3-pointers. Bolomboy added 17 points and 19 rebounds.
Hooker made all of his 14 free-throw attempts and matched a career-high with 38 points to lead No. 5 seed North Dakota (17-15).
Senglin hit a 3-pointer with 12 seconds left to tie it a 64. Geno Crandall then missed a jumper and Kyndahl Hill blocked Carson Shanks' shot at the buzzer to force overtime.