Dylan Garrity’s Bomb Leads Sacramento State Hornets To Stunner Over Weber State


Dylan Garrity banged home a 75-foot heave as time expired in overtime to lead the Sacramento State Hornets to a shocking 78-75 win over the Big Sky Conference-leading Weber State Wildcats Saturday night at The Nest.

The Wildcats (11-7, 8-2 Big Sky) had a 72-71 lead with seven seconds left when they were hit with a double technical foul. Mikh McKinney sank all four free throws to give the Hornets (8-11, 4-6) a 75-72 lead.

Davion Berry tied the game with a contested 3-pointer with less than a second left. Garrity took the inbounds pass and heaved it from the Weber State 3-point line, hitting nothing but net to give the Hornets the win. It was the first back-to-back wins all season for Sacramento State, which beat Idaho State at home on Thursday.

Here are the highlights from the final minutes, including several looks at Garrity’s game-winner:

Weber State retained sole possession of the Big Sky lead, thanks to Eastern Washington’s 94-90 win over Northern Colorado earlier Saturday.

The game went to overtime tied at 60-60 as neither team scored in the final 2:53 of regulation. Kyle Tresnak hit a pair of free throws for Weber State to knot the score.

McKinney led the Hornets with 30 points and six assists, Eric Stuteville added 13 points and nine rebounds, Garrity tossed in 13 points and Nick Hornsby had 11.

Berry scored 29 points for the Wildcats, who also got 20 points from Tresnak and 16 from Jeremy Senglin. Joel Bolomboy grabbed 15 boards.

Weber State was 21-for-51 (41.2 percent) overall, 8-for-25 (32 percent) from the land of 3 and 25-for-34 (73.5 percent) at the free-throw stripe. Sacramento State was 25-for-60 (41.7 percent), 3-for-9 (33.3 percent) and 25-for-29 (86.2 percent).

The Hornets had a 37-33 rebounding advantage and committed 11 turnovers while the Wildcats gave it away 12 times.

Sacramento State hosts Northern Arizona on Thursday at 7:05 p.m. The Hornets lost to the Lumberjacks 75-65 in Flagstaff on Jan. 9.

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