Wildcats hold on to beat Lumberjacks

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP)—Kellen McCoy scored four of his 12 points on free throws in the final minute as Weber State beat Northern Arizona 59-54 Saturday night.

The Wildcats (12-8, 6-1 Big Sky) made 24 of 31 free throws in the game, including 9-of-10 down the stretch, to improve their conference road record to 4-0.

Northern Arizona (5-14, 2-6) committed 18 turnovers and Weber State scored 22 points of those mistakes.

McCoy’s free throws with 26.7 seconds remaining gave his team a 56-51 lead.

Josh Wilson’s 3-pointer cut the Lumberjacks’ deficit to two but McCoy was fouled with 9.4 seconds left and made both foul shots to seal the victory.

Damian Lillard and Nick Hansen had 11 points apiece for the Wildcats.

Cameron Jones led Northern Arizona with 21 points and Wilson had 12.

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 Weber St.
Kellen McCoy Kellen McCoy
2-5,  12 Pts
2 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Northern Arizona
Cameron Jones Cameron Jones
8-12,  21 Pts
4 Rebs, 2 Assists

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