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Weber St. beats N. Dakota 83-78 in OT, advance in Big Sky
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Weber St. beats N. Dakota 83-78 in OT, advance in Big Sky

Updated Mar. 4, 2020 10:00 p.m. ET

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.

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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.

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