North Dakota avoided the upset, shaking off visiting Weber State for a 68-55 win Thursday night at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center in Big Sky Conference action. UND earned its fourth straight win and moved to 15-6, 10-2 in the league with the win.
Madi Buck led all scorers with 17 points while adding six rebounds, four steals and a pair of assists. Sophomore Kelsey Knox generated 13 points and seven assists while facing constant Wildcat full-court pressure. Emily Evers chipped-in nine points off the bench as UND's reserves outscored WSU, 21-8.
Regina Okoye led Weber State (4-16, 0-11) with 16 points and six steals.
North Dakota closes its four-game homestand with a Saturday afternoon tip against Idaho State. Game time is set for 2:00 p.m. from the Betty.