McGowen, Idaho State tip Weber St. 64-62 at buzzer
Saturday, January 28, 2012
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) -- Kenny McGowen hit a 3-pointer from the right corner as the buzzer sounded to lift Idaho State to a 64-62 victory over Weber State on Saturday night.
McGowen's 19 points led the Bengals (7-14, 5-4 Big Sky), who won their third game in a row and fourth in their last five. Andre Hatchett added 12 and Chase Grabau 10.
Scott Bamforth led the Wildcats (16-4, 8-1) with 17 points. Damian Lillard scored 15, well below his nation-leading average of 24.8, and Kyle Bullinger added 12.
The loss broke Weber State's 10-game winning streak.
Idaho State led most of the way and had a 54-47 advantage until the Wildcats used a 9-1 run to go ahead 56-55 on Bullinger's 3-pointer with 5:46 remaining.
With Weber State up 62-61, Lillard missed a shot, and Grabau rebounded with 14 seconds left. He then fed McGowen for the game-winner.