Session leads Weber State by Portland State 86-83

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OGDEN, Utah (AP)—Franklin Session scored a career-high 24 points and was one of four Weber State players in double digits as the Wildcats defeated Portland State 86-83 on Friday night.

Damian Lillard scored 15 for the Wildcats (12-7, 6-1 Big Sky), who made 8 of 10 free throws in final 55 seconds to hold on for the win. Lindsey Hughey had 13 points and Steve Panos 10.

Weber State’s free throws came after Melvin Jones’ 3-pointer ended a 6-0 run for the Vikings (8-11, 3-4) and pulled them within 78-76. Jones’ layup with 15 seconds left cut Weber State’s lead to 84-83.

After two free throws by Hughey, the Vikings had two chances to tie the game. But Dominic Waters and Jones each missed 3-point attempts, with Jones’ shot coming at the buzzer.

Waters had 21 points for the Vikings. Phil Nelson and Julius Thomas each had 15.

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 Portland St.
Jamie Jones Jamie Jones
5-10,  14 Pts
13 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Weber St.
Franklin Session Franklin Session
9-11,  24 Pts
2 Rebs, 6 Assists

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