Weber State vs. Northern Arizona: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Weber State vs. Northern Arizona: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Weber State 80
(22-5, 10-4 away)
Northern Arizona 78
(11-18, 6-7 home)
Venue: Walkup Skydome
4:05PM ET / 1:05PM PT, March 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Weber State 37 32 80
Northern Arizona 29 40 78
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Weber State D Berry 25 K Tresnak 7 S Bamforth 3
Northern Arizona G Rogers 25 S Saldivar 9 D Russell 7

On Saturday, Mar. 2, Weber State took on Northern Arizona and just barely beat the Lumberjacks 80-78 in overtime. With the win, the Wildcats remain unbeaten against Northern Arizona this season at 2-0. The Wildcats were led by Davion Berry, who put up a game-high 25 points and four rebounds. Scott Bamforth had 20 points and added five rebounds. Dewayne Russell got 17 points and seven assists (6 Reb 3 Stl) for the Lumberjacks. The Wildcats are on an eight-game win streak. The next game will be on Thursday, Mar. 7 when Weber State (22-5, 16-2 Big Sky) welcomes Portland State (8-16, 5-11 Big Sky).

Weber State Game Notes

  • The last time Weber State started the season 22-5 was 2002.
  • The win over Northern Arizona extended the Weber State winning streak to nine games.
  • Weber State has played in three overtime games this season. Over the last five seasons, the Wildcats have played in 10 overtime games with a record of 6-4.
  • The Wildcats have won four close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Weber State is 27-22 in close games.
  • The Wildcats have won every game this season (9-0) after recording 80 or more total points.
  • Weber State has won every game this season (18-0) after holding an opponent to under 42.9 percent field goal percentage.
  • Weber State has won 86 percent of the time this season (19-3) when opponents record 34 or fewer rebounds.
  • This season Weber State has won 78 percent of the time (7-2) when Gelaun Wheelwright has 10 points or more, 75 percent of the time (9-3) when Davion Berry has six field goals made or more, and 91 percent of the time (10-1) when Scott Bamforth has four three-pointers or more.
  • The Wildcats set a season high for turnovers (19).
  • The last time Weber State recorded at least 19 turnovers was Feb 18, 2012 against Texas-Arlington.
  • The Wildcats have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 12 games.
  • Davion Berry accounted for 31.2 percent of the team's points.
  • Davion Berry has led the team in scoring in 12 out of 27 games this season.
  • Joel Bolomboy has led the team in rebounding in 12 out of 27 games this season.
  • This marks the ninth 20-point game of Davion Berry's career.
  • Davion Berry had career highs with 25 points and 11 free throws made.
  • This marks the 11th 20-point game of Scott Bamforth's career.
  • Scott Bamforth has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Joel Bolomboy.

Northern Arizona Game Notes

  • The Lumberjacks have lost six times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Northern Arizona is 24-29 in close games.
  • Gabe Rogers accounted for 32.0 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Stallon Saldivar and Dewayne Russell) accounted for 44.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (16) than the starters (14).
  • Gabe Rogers has led the team in scoring 16 times in 29 games this season.
  • Stallon Saldivar has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 29 games this season.
  • This marks the 24th 20-point game of Gabe Rogers's career.
  • Gabe Rogers has 14 straight double-digit point games.
  • Dewayne Russell has five straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Stallon Saldivar.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Gaellen Bewernick.
WEBER PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Davion Berry422542211
AScott Bamforth392053202
BG. Wheelwright201040101
B-Kyle Tresnak21470101
C+Joel Bolomboy24971005
C+Byron Fulton12231000
CJames Hajek10310011
C-Frank Otis19221112
C-J. Richardson34333104
-Royce Williams4200000
NAU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Dewayne Russell391767301
AGabe Rogers422511001
AMax Jacobsen361741202
BS. Saldivar37594105
BMichael Dunn39840100
C+G. Bewernick22451001
-Ephraim Ekanem6200001
-Jordyn Martin3010000

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