Seven different Wildcats scored in double figures as Weber State cruised to a 107-51 win over West Coast Baptist on Saturday night at the Dee Events Center. The win snapped WSU’s four-game losing streak and moved the Wildcats to 3-6 on the season.
Weber State broke the game open with a 26-6 run in an eight-minute stretch early in the game to take a 28-11 lead midway through the first half. The ‘Cats closed the first half on a 19-4 run to take a 53-21 lead at halftime. The lead was never less than 30 points in the second half.
The 56-point win was the seventh largest margin of victory in Weber State history.
Seven Wildcats scored in double figures led by senior Jeremy Senglin who had 20 points. Senglin was 7-of-9 from the field, including 6-of-7 from 3-point range. The six 3-pointers moved him past Damian Lillard into second place on the Weber State career 3-pointer list.
Dusty Baker added 18 points and was 6-of-8 from the field and a perfect 4-for-4 from 3-point range. Freshman Jordan Dallas had a career-high 13 points, and Ryan Richardson had 12 points with five assists and four steals. Kyndahl Hill had another double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds, and Cody John and Jerrick Harding each had 10 points.
Weber State shot 49 percent from the field and held the Eagles to 30 percent shooting. WSU was 13-of-22 from 3-point range and shot 88 percent from the free-throw line. The ‘Cats outrebonded West Coast Baptist, 49-34, and scored 54 points off turnovers.
“I thought we played well as a team and did a good job of playing how we want to play,” said WSU head coach Randy Rahe. “We didn’t get sloppy and kept moving the ball and played good defense.”
West Coast Baptist is a National Christian College Athletic Association school out of Lancaster, California.
The Wildcats have a week off before another home game as they host in-state rival Utah Valley on Saturday at the Dee Events Center.
Paul Grua is the Director of Athletic Communications at Weber State University.