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Weber State holds off Montana State for 74-71 win

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Joel Bolomboy scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Weber State never trailed in picking up a 74-71 win over Montana State on Thursday night.

Michael Dison hit a 3-pointer with :02 left to make it a one-point game, 72-71. Hayden Hunter split four free throws to push the lead to three and Dison missed a 3 attempt at the buzzer.

Bolomboy drilled a 3-pointer 17 seconds into the game to give the Wildcats the lead. After trading field goals, Joseph Frenchwood IV knocked down a 3 for Montana State to tie the game at 5-5, but after Ryan Richardson drilled a 3-pointer to put Weber State into the lead for good.

Richardson finished with 17 points for Weber State (11-14, 6-8 Big Sky) and Richaud Gittens and James Hajek added 12 and 11 points, respectively.

Dison finished with 22 points to lead the Bobcats (6-20, 3-11).