Men's Hoops Falls to Weber St., 86-69
December 23, 1998
LAIE, Hawaii (AP) -- Harold Arceneaux handled the scoring in the first half and Eddie Gill took over in the second Wednesday as Weber State pulled away to an 86-69 victory over Texas Tech in the fifth place game of the Pearl Harbor Classic.
Arceneaux, who finished with 22 points despite foul problems, had 16 at the break in leading the Wildcats (8-4) to a 36-33 lead.
Gill then took over, getting 12 of his 14 points. At 56-56, Gill, who made all six of his shots, knocked down a 3-pointer and followed with a basket that gave the Wildcats the lead for good.
Noel Jackson contributed 16 points. For the game, the Wildcats shot 62 percent (31-of-50) from the floor.
For the Red Raiders (7-5), Cliff Owens had 16 points and Jevon Banks 13, with 11 of them coming in the first half. However, the team committed 22 turnovers and gave up eight steals.
The game was close in the first half with Jackson's 3-pointer at the buzzer giving the Wildcats a 36-33 lead. Until then, there were nine ties and a pair of lead changes.