OGDEN, Utah — Zach Braxton scored a career-high 25 points and tied a career high with 13 rebounds and Weber State beat Northern Colorado 71-66 in overtime on Saturday night.
Jerrick Harding scored 23 points and made two free throws at the end of regulation to force overtime, and his jump shot with 2:53 left in the extra session made it 65-63 and Weber State (17-7, 10-2 Big Sky) never trailed again.
Northern Colorado’s Jordan Davis made 1 of 2 free throws with eight seconds left in regulation for a 61-59 lead before Harding’s free throws. The Bears’ Andre Spight missed a jump shot as time expired.
The Wildcats quickly erased a 29-19 halftime deficit with a 13-4 run to start the second half and trailed by a point.
Ryan Richardson added 12 points for Weber State.
Davis led Northern Colorado (16-10, 7-6) with 17 points, Jalen Sanders scored 15, Spight 14 and Tanner Morgan grabbed 12 boards.