OGDEN — The Weber State men's basketball team got its first chance to play against another team and the 'Cats made the most of it, dominating the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs 101-55 in an exhibition game Monday night. It was Weber State's only exhibition game of the season.
The Wildcats dominated the game from the start, jumping out to a 42-17 lead at halftime and cruised to the victory. The 'Cats led by as many as 51 points during the game. They shot 59 percent from the field, including 10-23 from 3-point land. Weber State also pulled down 37 rebounds and dished out 21 assists. They also forced the Mountain Lions to 22 turnovers.
Senior Kyle Bullinger led five Wildcats in double figures scoring posting a game-high 17 points on 7-10 shooting. Damian Lillard, in his first action since breaking his foot last December added 16 points, along with four assists and four steals.
Scott Bamforth had 13 points and a game-high five assists. Off the bench Byron Fulton added 13 points and freshman Geluan Wheelwright had 10.
The Wildcats will begin the 2011-12 regular season this Friday when they host Northern New Mexico at 8:00 p.m. at the Dee Events Center.
The 'Cats host Utah State on Tuesday, Nov. 15.
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