OGDEN, Utah (AP) -Damian Lillard scored a career-high 30 points as Weber State beat Montana 64-56 on Saturday night.
Lillard's biggest shot of the game came in the closing minutes when he hit a 3-pointer with 1:40 left to break a 54-54 tie. He then gave the Wildcats (9-6, 3-0 Big Sky) a 59-54 lead with a layup with 39 seconds left.
Will Cherry scored 17 points to lead the Grizzlies (10-6, 1-3), who trailed 33-23 at halftime but opened the second half on an 8-1 run and eventually led 50-42.
Lillard scored 16 of his points in the first half and at one point had outscored the entire Montana team, 14-13.
Steve Panos had 10 points for the Wildcats, including a key layup off an offensive rebound with 14 seconds to play to give Weber State a 62-54 lead.
Brian Qvale had 14 points for Montana while Anthony Johnson scored 11.
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