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Associated Press, Published March 09 2012

Webb helps Sioux win at Great West men's basketball tourney

CHICAGO – Jamal Webb’s 19 points included the go-ahead basket with 1:24 left in North Dakota’s 63-59 victory over Texas-Pan American in the Great West semifinals Friday.

The second-seeded Sioux (16-14) will try to repeat as tournament champions when they play fourth-seeded NJIT on Saturday.

Troy Huff had 17 points and five steals for North Dakota, which won its season-high fifth straight. Aaron Anderson scored 12 points, and Brandon Brekke added nine rebounds.

Brandon Provost made five 3-pointers and led the third-seeded Broncs (11-21) with 17 points. Jesus Delgado scored 13.

Trailing 23-17, the Broncs unleashed a 22-0 run that gave them a 39-23 lead early in the second half.

Texas-Pan American was up 44-36 when North Dakota replied with a 16-0 spurt, holding the Broncs scoreless for 7:23.

UTPA edged ahead 57-54 with 2:37 left, but Webb hit the next two baskets, and North Dakota led the rest of the way.

TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (11-21): Maree 3-13 1-2 7, Delgado 6-9 0-0 13, Mason 0-1 0-0 0, Provost 6-9 0-0 17, Urbanus 4-8 0-0 9, Arkwright 0-0 0-0 0, Weiermiller 2-6 0-1 5, Cabrera 0-0 0-0 0, Cleveland 2-3 4-8 8. Totals 23-49 5-11 59.

NORTH DAKOTA (16-14): Brekke 3-4 0-1 6, Mitchell 1-5 2-2 4, Anderson 3-9 5-5 12, Huff 6-10 4-6 17, Webb 9-13 0-0 19, Antwi 1-6 0-0 2, Allard 0-0 0-0 0, Wilmer 1-2 1-2 3, Schuler 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-49 12-16 63.

Halftime: Texas-Pan American 37-23. 3-Point Goals: Texas-Pan American 8-15 (Provost 5-6, Delgado 1-1, Urbanus 1-1, Weiermiller 1-4, Maree 0-3), North Dakota 3-18 (Huff 1-4, Webb 1-4, Anderson 1-4, Antwi 0-3, Mitchell 0-3). Fouled Out: None. Rebounds: Texas-Pan American 32 (Delgado 7), North Dakota 26 (Brekke 9). Assists: Texas-Pan American 9 (Maree 3), North Dakota 11 (Huff, Webb 3). Total Fouls: Texas-Pan American 18, North Dakota 15. A: NA.