Weber State women’s basketball team fell 72-53 to Montana State in the final game of the regular season Friday night.
Emily Drake started the game off on the right foot with a made three pointer in the first minute. MSU then went on a 7-0 run claiming the momentum for the first quarter. With the score at 22-11 at the start of the second quarter, WSU kicked it into gear and went on a 10-4 run to bring the score back within one five points.
WSU ended the second quarter on a 3:23 scoring drought, while Montana State pushed the score to 36-26.
The Wildcats struggled to find the board early in the third quarter with only one made bucket by Emily Drake in the first six minutes.
Montana State carried the momentum the rest of the game and despite a final push by WSU, the Bobcats came out victorious with a 72-53 score.
Weber State was led by Deeshyra Thomas who had 15 points going 7-11 from the field. Yarden Danan also scored in double digits for the Wildcats dropping 10 points. Tyschal Blake came up big for the Wildcats pulling down 10 rebounds.
The Wildcats shot 30 percent from the field, 20 percent from the three and 75 percent from the free throw line. WSU pulled down 32 rebounds, posted nine assists, 14 turnovers and nine steals.
Montana State shot 44 percent from the field, 40 percent from the three and 80 percent from the free throw line. MSU pulled down 50 rebounds, had 13 assists, eight steals and 16 turnovers.
Weber State now drops to 12-17 overall on the season and finishes the regular season at 6-12 in Big Sky Conference play. The Wildcats will be heading into the tournament as the No. 8 seed and will take on Sacramento State, Monday, March 6 at Noon.