Weber St. needs 2nd half rally to beat upset-minded Tarleton

Weber St. needs 2nd half rally to beat upset-minded Tarleton

OGDEN, Utah (AP) – Zahir Porter scored 23 points and Isiah Brown scored 22 points, and Weber Condition thwarted Tarleton’s upset bid obtaining a 94-79 win within the non-conference matchup Sunday night.

Tarleton introduced 44-35 at halftime, extended the margin to 14 on two occasions before Weber Condition (6-3) within the Big Sky Conference needed control.

The Wildcats trailed 51-37 with 17:09 left before outscoring Tarleton 19-4 in only underneath the next six minutes. Porter sank some foul shots and three-pointer for almost any 56-55 lead and Weber Condition never trailed again.

Seikou Sisoho Jawara scored 14 points, and Dillon Manley and KJ Cunningham scored 13 and 10 correspondingly in the bench.

Getting its first season performed in 1961, Tarleton (2-7) of Stephenville, Texas is playing its newbie inside the Division I level within the Western Sports Conference getting formerly been a D-II affiliate for 58 years.

Transporting out a cancellation of six straight games because of COVID-19, the Texans may have lost five straight but nonetheless seeking their first make an impression on a Division I opponent.

Montre’ Gipson scored 26 points, Tahj Small scored 16 within the bench, Shamir Bogues 15 and Freddy Hicks 11 for Tarleton.