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 having a 94-79 win inside a non-conference matchup Sunday night.

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

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

Seikou Sisoho Jawara scored 14 points, and Dillon Johnson and KJ Cunningham scored 13 and 10 correspondingly coming from the bench.

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

Following a cancellation of six straight games because of COVID-19, the Texans are in possession of lost five straight and still seeking their first make an impression on a Division I opponent.

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