POCATELLO — Kenny McGowen hit a 3-pointer from the right corner as the buzzer sounded to lift Idaho State to a 64-62 victory over Weber State (16-4, 8-1) on Saturday night.
McGowen's 19 points led the Bengals (7-14, 5-4 Big Sky), who won their third game in a row and fourth in their last five. Andre Hatchett added 12 and Chase Grabau 10.
Scott Bamforth led the Wildcats with 17 points. Damian Lillard scored 15, well below his nation-leading average of 24.8, and Kyle Bullinger added 12. Lillard's production was good enough to pass Jimmy DeGraffenried for second place in WSU career scoring, with 1,637 career points.
The loss broke Weber State's 10-game winning streak.
Idaho State led most of the way and had a 54-47 advantage until the Wildcats used a 9-1 run to go ahead 56-55 on Bullinger's 3-pointer with 5:46 remaining.
With Weber State up 62-61, Lillard missed a shot, and Grabau rebounded with 14 seconds left. He then fed McGowen for the game-winner.
UTAH VALLEY 81, NEW JERSEY TECH 58: At Orem, Isiah Williams scored 26 points and Utah Valley remained unbeaten in the Great West Conference play.
Holton Hunsaker added 19 points for the Wolverines (13-10, 3-0 Great West), who have won six straight. Geddes Robinson had 12 points and 18 rebounds, and Keith Thompson scored 11 points.
Utah Valley outrebounded the Highlanders 55-27.
New Jersey Tech (9-11, 2-2) got 19 points from Isaiah Wilkerson and 17 from Chris Flores, but nobody else had more than six. The Highlanders struggled across the board with their shooting, hitting only 38 percent from the field while going 4 for 20 on 3-point attempts and 6 for 14 from the free-throw line.
Utah Valley converted on 11 of 24 3-point attempts, shot 41 percent overall from the field and hit 22 of 31 free throws.
SOUTHERN UTAH 62, SOUTH DAKOTA 60: At Cedar City, Jackson Stevenett hit two free throws with 13 seconds left as Southern Utah defeated South Dakota.
Charlie Westbrook's three-point play with 1:20 remaining put South Dakota ahead 60-59. After Stevenett's free throws put the Thunderbirds back on top, Jordan Johnson grabbed a rebound off a missed 3-pointer and hit 1 of 2 free throws with 2 seconds remaining to round out the scoring.
Ramell Taylor led Southern Utah (12-10, 7-5 Summit) with 19 points. Stevenett added 15 points and Ray Jones Jr. had 13.
South Dakota (7-14, 2-10) got 19 points from Louie Krogman and 16 from Westbrook.
The game was close throughout until the Thunderbirds scored seven straight points to take a 57-50 lead on Jordan Johnson's layup with 5:58 left.
Westbrook then scored seven points during a 10-2 Coyotes run before Stevenett's free throws put Southern Utah ahead for good.