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Wildcats win sixth-straight 91-66 over Idaho
Courtesy: Paul Grua - Weber State Athletic Communications  
Release: Wednesday 01/12/2017
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Jeremy Senglin had 21 points and made five 3-pointers in Thursday's win.
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Jeremy Senglin had 21 points and made five 3-pointers in Thursday's win.

OGDEN - Weber State had five players in double figures and knocked down 14 3-pointers to pick up a 91-66 win over Idaho Thursday night at the Dee Events Center. The win was the sixth-straight for the Wildcats who improve to 8-6 overall and 3-0 in Big Sky play.

Weber State shot 57 percent form the field, compared to 51 percent for the Vandals. The Wildcats were also 14-of-24 from 3-point range for 58 percent and added 17 assists.

Idaho held a one-point lead with 10:49 left in the first half when the ‘Cats got going offensively. Weber State went on an 11-2 run over the next two minutes behind two 3-pointers from Jeremy Senglin and the ‘Cats never trailed again. WSU led by 15 points at halftime and broke the game open with a 21-7 run to start the second half. WSU led by as many as 32 points.

“We got off to a slow start but really got things going and got into a good rhythm,” said WSU head coach Randy Rahe. “We hadn’t played a full game in 12 days and I wasn’t sure how we would respond but we got it going and it was a good win against a physical and tough team.”

Jeremy Senglin once again led the Wildcats, scoring 21 points and knocking down five 3-pointers. He was 8-of-14 from the field and 5-of-9 from 3-point land and added four assists with two rebounds and two steals. Senglin leads the nation in 3-pointers per game.

Kyndahl Hill added 14 points and grabbed a team-high seven rebounds and Ryan Richardson added 13 points with four 3-pointers. Dusty Baker and Jerrick Harding each added 11 points off the bench.

Zach Braxton and Cody John each added nine points for the Wildcats.

Weber State will be back home Saturday night to host Eastern Washington at 7 p.m. at the Dee Events Center.


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