SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Graves had 24 points and Ethan Esposito made two free throws with one second left as Sacramento State narrowly beat Weber State 78-76 on Thursday night. Joshua Patton added 21 points for the Hornets. Patton also had 12 rebounds for the Hornets.

Esposito had 10 points for Sacramento State (12-12, 6-9 Big Sky Conference). Bryce Fowler added seven rebounds.

Caleb Nero had 18 points for the Wildcats (16-11, 10-6). Brekkott Chapman added 16 points and 11 rebounds. Cody John had 15 points and six rebounds.

The Hornets leveled the season series against the Wildcats with the win. Weber State defeated Sacramento State 75-65 on Feb. 2. Sacramento State faces Portland State on the road on Saturday. Weber State plays Northern Colorado on the road next Thursday.


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