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Weber State wins Big Sky, advances to NCAA tournament

Associated Press

RENO, Nev. – Jeremy Senglin scored 20 points and top-seeded Weber State beat second-seeded Montana 62-59 in the Big Sky Conference tournament championship game Saturday night and earned an NCAA tournament berth.

Montana’s Walter Wright missed a 3-point attempt in the final second that would have sent the game to overtime.

Senglin, who scored 31 points in an 83-78 overtime semifinals win Friday against North Dakota, shot 8 of 16 from the floor for Weber State (26-8). Joel Bolomboy, the Big Sky Conference MVP and finalist for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year award, was held to four points.

Martin Breunig led the Grizzlies (21-11) with 20 points, while Wright had 18.

Weber State last made it to the NCAA tournament in 2014. It’s the Wildcats’ 10th Big Sky championship.

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