Arizona State nips Weber State 59-58

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP)—Trent Lockett matched his career high with 24 points, including the game-winning basket with 8.4 seconds left, and Arizona State defeated Weber State 59-58 Friday night in the semifinals of the Carrs-Safeway Great Alaska Shootout.

Weber State (2-3) took just its third lead of the game, 58-57, when Damian Lillard hit two free throws with 17.5 seconds left.

The Sun Devils (3-1) inbounded and Lockett drove the left side of the lane. He banked a layup off the glass and in, and was fouled. He missed the free throw but Lillard missed a 3-pointer as time ran out.

The game featured a dozen ties. Arizona led 57-52 with 3:57 remaining on a free throw by Lockett, but didn’t score again until Lockett’s game-winner.

Jamelle McMillan added 16 points for the Sun Devils and Rihards Kuksiks had 11. Scott Bamforth scored 15 to lead the Wildcats.

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 Top Performers
 Weber St.
Lindsey Hughey Lindsey Hughey
5-11,  13 Pts
4 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Arizona St.
Trent Lockett Trent Lockett
9-12,  24 Pts
5 Rebs, 3 Assists

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