Lillard leads Weber St. past Sacramento St. 75-60
Thursday, January 26, 2012
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Damian Lillard scored 21 points as Weber State and Sacramento kept streaking in opposite directions Thursday night.
The Wildcats (16-3, 8-0 Big Sky) won their 10th straight game, beating Sacramento State 75-60 and sending the Hornets (5-14, 0-8) to their ninth straight defeat.
Weber State is off to its best start since going 16-1 to open the 1970-80 season.
Lillard, who entered the game as the nation's leader in scoring (25.1 points per game), moved past Jermaine Boyette into third place on the school's career scoring list with 1,622 points and needs three more to pass Jimmy Degraffenried for second all-time.
Scott Bamforth added 17 points, Darin Mahoney had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Kyle Tresnak scored 13 for the Wildcats.
John Dickson led Sacramento State with 20 points, Jackson Carbajal added 14 and Dylan Garrity had 10 points and nine assists..