For the 2019-20 basketball season, Weber State men’s basketball had five upperclassmen (seniors and juniors) on the roster, including walk-ons. The rest of the Big Sky averaged 7.2 and more than half the conference had at least eight such players.
OGDEN — The new coronavirus pandemic has tightened the financial clamps for every college athletic department in the country.
In the latest move to help schools save money and defray financial losses due to the new coronavirus pandemic, the Big Sky Conference announced Friday that the 2020-21 conference schedule for men’s and women’s basketball will be shortened to 16 games.
A banquet event usually held on campus, Weber State’s athletic department revealed the winners of its 2020 Waldo Awards by live stream Thursday night due to measures to fight the new coronavirus pandemic prohibiting large gatherings.
Teri Okelberry Spiers will join elite company this fall.
The NCAA Division I Council voted Wednesday to allow schools to begin voluntary athletics activities in two sports starting June 1 after several months of silence on campuses caused by the new coronavirus pandemic.
A Wednesday meeting of the NCAA Division I Council did not result in a vote on a proposal that would give immediate eligibility to college athletes transferring for the first time.
The NCAA released its newest set of data for Academic Progress Rate scores for universities nationwide and all Weber State sports programs are clear of the thresholds required to maintain postseason eligibility and avoid penalties.
The Big Sky Conference announced Monday several decisions from its Presidents’ Council regarding the 2020-21 athletic season as it relates to restrictions caused by the new coronavirus pandemic and potential progress made in that fight.
For a few months, anticipation has built toward a May 20 vote by the NCAA Division I Council to decide if athletes transferring from one four-year college to another for the first time should be granted a waiver for immediate eligibility in all sports.
Perhaps no facet of college sports has changed more in recent years than an athlete’s ability to transfer to a new school and the processes and methods by which such a move occurs.
Despite the new coronavirus pandemic cutting golf season short, the Big Sky Conference announced its All-Conference honors for the 2020 season Wednesday.
One of the final dominos to fall for Weber State’s men’s basketball came last week as the Wildcats’ roster continues a massive overhaul.
After the University of Utah shuffled a handful more players into the NFL via the draft, the frantic signings of undrafted free agents kicked off Saturday evening as soon as the draft concluded.
After three days of voting, fans have chosen six all-time greats to be named to the Weber State men’s basketball All-Decade Team.
OGDEN — In a period of less than three weeks, Weber State men’s basketball committed six of its seven players now officially signed to the 2020 class.
While Weber State football isn’t an NFL Draft machine — which is usual for programs at the FCS level — it has become a program where top players are now consistently discussed in the build up to the draft.
In an offseason full of roster changes and now seven recruiting commitments for Weber State men’s basketball, Dillon Jones became the first high school player to commit to the Wildcats for the 2020 class after being pursued by nearly 20 programs nationwide.
Six men’s basketball players made their verbal commitments official by putting pen to paper, signing National Letters of Intent to play for Weber State in the 2020-21 season, the school announced Thursday.
Four Weber State football seniors have been honored nationally for their classwork and football performance.
Seikou Sisoho Jawara said he expected more from his first college basketball season, but it wasn’t until Loyola Marymount fired six-year coach Mike Dunlap on March 8 that he considered transferring.
When Braydin Shipp left in May 2018 on what was supposed to be a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, there’s no chance he knew what March 2020 would bring him personally.
The last month has been a whirlwind, in more ways than one.
Weber State men’s basketball added depth to its guard line ahead of the 2020-21 season with another commitment from a Division I transfer.
Weber State men's basketball has added another graduate transfer to the fold in one of the best 3-point shooters on the transfer market to bolster WSU’s scoring punch.
Darweshi Hunter’s first game as a college player cemented his long-held belief that he was good enough to play Division I basketball.
The 2020 signing class represents the busiest recruiting offseason in 15 years for Weber State men's basketball. Each article tracking plans, transfers, commitments and players' stories will be housed in this series, which will update with each new story as it is published.
Like most every athlete, University of Florida big man Dontay Bassett is mostly stuck as he finishes his bachelor’s degree. That means, despite entering the transfer portal three weeks ago to find a new team for his final season of college basketball, he wasn’t able to make any campus visits…
OGDEN — Like many college athletes, Weber State men’s basketball players Michal Kozak, Donatas Kupsas and Dima Zdor have been busy trying to find ways to stay busy and stay in shape.
OGDEN — With weight and training rooms closed down and classes taking place online, Jay Hill is doing his best to help Weber State football players stay in shape, stay connected and succeed in the classroom.
OGDEN — A long-awaited vote from the NCAA Division I council came Monday allowing college spring sports athletes to get back a season of eligibility. Now, it’s up to each school to figure out how that looks for their teams.
The 10 days from when Isiah Brown entered the transfer portal to when he committed to Weber State were rather unassuming.
Weber State softball announced Tuesday the promotion of assistant coach Kristin Delahoussaye to associate head coach.
An offseason of change for Weber State men’s basketball continued Sunday when sophomore center Dima Zdor entered the transfer portal.
When outgoing senior defensive end Jonah Williams watched the end of Weber State’s first spring practice March 10, there’s little chance the NFL hopeful knew what would transpire in the next week and the effects it would have on his professional aspirations.
Here's a trip down memory lane to five memorable WSU men's basketball games in the Dee Events Center in the last nine seasons.
The impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic and its affects on sports are revealed daily as events continue to be postponed or canceled.
Weber State University's athletic department has recognized eight athletes as top performers in the classroom this year.
The Big Sky Conference announced Monday it has extended its suspension of athletic activities, including practices and workouts, through May 15 in continued response to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, which was named a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11.
Taking a look back at the four times Weber State hosted the Big Dance at the Dee Events Center in Ogden, Utah.
OGDEN — A member of the Weber State track and field team has tested positive for COVID-19, the university announced Saturday.
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In the lower hallways of the Dee Events Center, Randy Rahe stewed.
Jerrick Harding picked up another honor, of sorts, Friday after his historic Weber State basketball career came to an end.
It's been 15 years since Weber State men's basketball has experienced the scale of roster change the Wildcats are undergoing right now.
The 2019-20 basketball season wasn't what anyone at Weber State wanted.
OGDEN — Falling in line with conference across the country, the Big Sky Conference announced Wednesday it has canceled the remainder of its 2020 spring sports seasons and championships.
Weber State football added to its 2020 recruiting class Sunday when California prep receiver Savonne Farmer reported his commitment to WSU.
OGDEN — Weber State’s offseason of men’s basketball roster change hit full speed this week with three more players set to leave the program.
OGDEN — Weber State University has ended all organized sports activities on campus amid concerns over limiting the spread of novel coronavirus, which has halted most of the sports world and, in Utah, forced public schools and universities to enter a period of online instruction.
Continued changes to college athletics unfolded Friday after the previous 48 hours saw mass suspensions and cancellations to professional and college sports leagues worldwide, while Utah high school sports are also taking a two-week pause beginning Monday.