OGDEN — While Jerrick Harding played his usual scoring hero role, Cody John and Michal Kozak were worthy sidekicks.
OGDEN — After Montana State slowed a torrid Jerrick Harding with a 1-3-1 zone in the second half, the Bobcats were about to put Weber State away after climbing back from 13 down Thursday night at the Dee Events Center.
Weber State men’s basketball plays at home for the first time in two weeks, hosting Montana State today and Montana on Saturday, hoping to get some juice from hometown support as the players continue to battle injuries, tough breaks and more.
A new wrinkle in Weber State football’s plans has arisen two weeks ahead of signing day.
While much of Division I college football signs most, if not all, of recruiting classes during the early signing period each December, Weber State and Jay Hill continue to employ a different strategy and will again be set to sign most of its recruiting class in the regular period.
Weber State and Portland State traded runs in the first half but, after halftime, the defensive dams broke for the Wildcats and the Vikings took control.
Weber State men’s basketball looks to win two straight games against Division I opponents for the first time this season as it takes on Portland State at 8 p.m. MST Monday in the revamped Stott Center.
It wasn’t his most efficient night but, when Weber State men’s basketball needed him the most, Jerrick Harding delivered.
By results, Weber State and Idaho State men’s basketball teams have looked similar this season in several ways.
A three-season string of historic accomplishments for Weber State football reached another peak this week with the release of the 2019 season-end top 25 polls.
The first 13 minutes of Saturday night’s men’s basketball matchup between Weber State and Sacramento State were a slog.
OGDEN — After picking up its first conference win Thursday at Northern Colorado, Weber State women’s basketball returned to the Dee Events Center to host Sacramento State, the second-best scoring team in the Big Sky.
Weber State women’s basketball overcame 21 turnovers and outlasted Northern Colorado 65-60 to pick up its first conference win Thursday night in Greeley, Colorado.
OGDEN — After being woefully undermanned in a 55-point loss at Utah State and losing by 30 to BYU’s best team in nine years to bookend nonconference play, Weber State men’s basketball has juxtaposed those against two Big Sky Conference defeats by a combined three points to well-rated Eastern…
OGDEN — Weber State men’s basketball harassed Northern Colorado’s top three shooters from start to finish Thursday night and it nearly paid off for the Wildcats.
OGDEN — After three games in the Big Sky’s opening two weeks, Weber State men’s basketball embarks on a once rare home-road pair of games this week, a nuance of the 20-game conference schedule.
OGDEN — When Randy Rahe recruited freshman point guard KJ Cunningham to Weber State, he likely didn’t have in mind to play him 32 and 33 minutes in consecutive games early in conference play.
Weber State and Northern Arizona entered Saturday evening’s men’s basketball contest hobbled.
OGDEN — College coaches like to talk up their schedules, especially the strength of their conference, going into each season.
OGDEN — A missed free throw returned the ball to Idaho in a one-point game with 15 seconds left, and it felt like a familiar place for a shorthanded Weber State men’s basketball squad.
OGDEN — Weber State men’s basketball trailed Big Sky frontrunner Eastern Washington by 16 early in the second half after the Eagles hit the pedal for a 7-0 run in the first minute-plus at the Dee Events Center.
With the Big Sky entering conference basketball play Saturday, let’s check up on all 11 teams.
OGDEN — Weber State’s men’s basketball season has had somewhat of a dour feel through nonconference play.
Jerrick Harding scored 27 points for Weber State, but BYU played one of its most efficient halves in program history to open the game and ran to a 91-61 win Saturday night at the Marriott Center in Provo.
Weber State football fell behind 17-0 early in Saturday’s FCS playoff semifinal at James Madison, but it was the final play of the first half that broke WSU’s back.
OGDEN — Weber State football travels to James Madison for an FCS semifinal matchup Saturday in an entirely different place than it did two years ago in the 2017 quarterfinals.
Weber State football (11-3) takes the field at 4:30 p.m. MST Saturday as the No. 3 seed, visiting No. 2 seed James Madison (13-1) in the semifinals of the FCS Playoffs.
OGDEN — There was a point this year when Adam Rodriguez wasn’t sure how effective of a player he’d be in the 2019 season.
OGDEN — Weber State football signed two players Wednesday on the first day of college football’s early signing period for the 2020 recruiting class, the school announced.
OGDEN — Weber State men’s basketball reached the final game of the tune-up portion of its nonconference schedule Tuesday night as the Wildcats try to round into the form of a Big Sky contender.
OGDEN — It’s no surprise that a young, successful, talented coach like Jay Hill would be sought-after by other schools but Tuesday brought something new to the thought that Hill’s time at Weber State isn’t unlimited.
OGDEN — The last two seasons have produced a long list of history-making feats for Weber State football.
SALT LAKE CITY — For the first time in eight years, Weber State men’s basketball was on the same court with the University of Utah and, early, the teams went toe to toe.
OGDEN — Mother Nature rolled changes through Stewart Stadium on Friday night, starting with light snow, then heavy snow, then rain mixed with swirling fog.
OGDEN — The buildup to Friday’s Weber State-Montana FCS playoff quarterfinal revolved around the weather, which was predicted to change from rain to snow in the middle of the game and make an already tasty rematch between Big Sky rivals even more interesting.
The Weber State Wildcats celebrate their win over the Montana Grizzlies in the FCS Playoff quarterfinals on Friday night, Dec. 13, 2019. Weber State wins 17-10.
OGDEN — Weber State football’s rematch against Montana is again a matchup of all the same things the game was on Nov. 16: the high-flying Griz offense (38.8 points, 453 yards per game) against the conference-best Wildcats defense (20.9 points, 341.4 yards per game allowed).
At least in the way that it scheduled games to break long droughts for University of Utah men’s basketball to play some in-state opponents, the Beehive Classic found some success.
The Big Sky Conference announced Wednesday its creation of a conference Hall of Fame and announced 14 inaugural members as the first class to be inducted.
With Damian Lillard being selected for the Big Sky Conference's inaugural Hall of Fame class, as announced Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, here's a look back at his time playing basketball at Weber State from the archives of the Standard-Examiner.
OGDEN — Weber State’s only loss to an FCS opponent this season came on a road trip four weeks ago at Montana.
OGDEN — Weber State head football coach Jay Hill was named one of five FCS regional coaches of the year by the American Football Coaches Association, the group announced Tuesday.
Weber State football awaited with seven other teams Saturday night to see where ESPN and the NCAA slotted the upcoming four quarterfinal games in the FCS Playoffs.
OGDEN — A slow first-half gave way to an energetic second for Weber State men’s basketball on Saturday night in an 86-46 defeat of Westcliff University at the Dee Events Center.
OGDEN — Weber State football looked like it was in trouble.
OGDEN — The triple-option offense, by its deceptive, confusing nature, makes it hard for opposing defenses to play against, with discipline being a high priority.
OGDEN — Jay Hill and Weber State are 29-5 against FCS teams in the last three seasons so, in some ways, it feels like a long time ago when the Wildcats had never hosted a home playoff game.
Weber State football (9-3) returns to the football field at 1 p.m. Saturday as the No. 3 seed, hosting No. 15 Kennesaw State (11-2) in the second round of the FCS Playoffs at Stewart Stadium.
In the opening minutes of Weber State men’s basketball’s game Wednesday at Utah Valley, it seemed like the Wildcats would never stop turning the ball over and would struggle to get good shots.
OGDEN — When Weber State and Kennesaw State kick off at 1 p.m. Saturday at Stewart Stadium for the second round of the FCS Playoffs, it will be the first meeting between the two schools.
OGDEN — Back in June, Weber State vice president Norm Tarbox said the university has a “tremendous amount of confidence” in Tim Crompton, the longtime women’s soccer coach who was named interim athletic director at the school in May.