Weber State Puts Away San Jose State With 16-0 Surge


The San Jose State Spartans battled back from seven points down midway through the second half, but then the Weber State Wildcats stormed to a 16-0 run to pull away for a 72-55 win Saturday night in Ogden, Utah.

SANJOSESTATEGGSRashad Muhammad got hot for San Jose State (2-6), canning three 3-pointers in a little more than two minutes to give the Spartans a 45-42 lead with 11:05 to go.

Davion Berry and Weber State (1-3) responded, with Berry scoring nine points in less than five minutes as the Wildcats ran off 16 unanswered points to take a 58-47 lead with 5:19 remaining.

Weber State pulled away steadily from there to get its first win of the season.

Berry scored a game-high 20 points for the Wildcats to go with six assists. Richaud Gittens added 10 points, Joel Bolomboy hauled down 11 rebounds and Kyndahl Hill blocked a pair of shots.

For the Spartans, Muhammad scored 17 points, Jaleel Williams added 14 and eight rebounds and Chris Cunningham went for a double-double with 10 points and 14 boards. D.J. Brown notched six assists for San Jose State.

The Spartans return to action next Saturday night when they head to Houston (6-2) for a 3 p.m. Pacific tip.

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