State colleges: Damian LIllard scores 30, leads Weber State over Northern Colorado
Greeley, Colo. • Damian Lillard scored 30 points and dished out eight assists as Weber State rolled to an 88-71 victory over Northern Colorado on Thursday night.
Weber State (23-4, 14-1 Big Sky) never trailed and shot 44 percent on 3-pointers to aid in the rout of Northern Colorado (9-18, 5-10), which was doomed by 52.6 percent free throw shooting.
Utah Valley 75, Houston Baptist 56 • In Orem, Isiah Williams scored 15 points and four teammates were in double figures as the Wolverines rolled to their 12th straight victory.
The other players to hit double figures for Utah Valley (19-10, 8-0 Great West) were Keith Thompson and Holton Hunsaker (14 each), Ben Aird (13) and Alfonzo Hubbard (12). Hunsaker also had nine assists and Thompson had four blocked shots.
BYU 84, Santa Clara 57 • In Provo, Kristen Riley tallied 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Dani Peterson had 11 points and 13 rebounds, as the Cougars improved to 24-5 and 12-3 in the West Coast Conference.
Cal 60, Utah 46 • With the game tied at 27 to begin the second half, the Golden Bears went on a 17-0 run to break the game open. Iwalani Rodrigues scored a team-high 23 points for the Utes (13-13, 6-9 Pac-12).
Utah Valley 62, Houston Baptist 41 • In Houston, Taylor Huber and Jenna Johnson combined for 25 points off the bench and sparked a late first-half run to propel the Wolverines (13-12, 5-2) to a Great West Conference victory.
Westminster 62, Montana-State-Northern 41 • The 16th-ranked Griffins won their fourth straight Frontier Conference regular season championship, improving to 19-7 and 12-1 in conference play.