SAN JOSE STATE SPARTANS NEWS

San Jose State fires Ron Caragher, per report

Another Mountain West school needs a new head coach. Add the San Jose State Spartans who are going to be needing a new head coach going forward, Football Scoop and other sources are reporting that Caragher is out as the Spartans head coach. In four years at San Jose State, Caragher was just 19-30 which included going to a bowl in 2015 with just five wins but they won the Cure Bowl...
Via Mountain West Connection
November 27, 2016

San Jose State overtakes Washington State in 88-76 win

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Ryan Welage tallied 19 points, including three 3-pointers, and 10 boards and four Spartans scored in double figures to lift San Jose State over Washington State 88-76 on Sunday. Brandon Clarke finished with 12 points and 10 boards on 6-of-10 shooting for the Spartans. SJSU (2-3) led by six at intermission and jumped out to a 10-point advantage with two quick...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2016  |  Discuss

San Jose State fires Caragher after 4 seasons

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) San Jose State fired coach Ron Caragher on Sunday after four seasons during which the Spartans never broke .500. Caragher was hired to replace Mike MacIntye, who had left to take the head coaching job at Colorado after going 10-2 in 2012. Caragher had succeeded Jim Harbaugh in 2007 at FCS San Diego, where he was 44-22 in six seasons. At San Jose State, the...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Welage leads San Jose State over Idaho 58-49

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Ryan Welage scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds and San Jose State held off a late run by Idaho to win 58-49 on Tuesday night. Trailing by 36-22 at halftime, Idaho twice closed to within a point before tying it at 47 on Nate Sherwood's free throw with 6:10 left. Brandon Clarke and Jaycee Hillsman each made layups and the Spartans pulled ahead. Idaho...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2016  |  Discuss

San Jose State coaching search: Who might be SJSU's new head coach?

Just two days after San Jose State fired head coach Ron Caragher, the school reportedly reached out to a surprise name. Ron Caragher did not produce a winning season despite taking over a Spartans team that was fresh off one of the most successful years in school history. Caragher went 19-30 in four years. Athletic director Gene Bleymaier recently announced that a search for a new...
Via Mountain West Connection
November 30, 2016

San Jose State notches second straight win

The Spartans had a chance to go 2-1 on this road trip when they closed it out Tuesday against the Vandals at Memorial Gym. San Jose State (3-3) wanted to get a win over University of Idaho (3-3) in order to extend their winning streak to two games.The Spartans trailed the Vandals 12-8 at 15:42 of the first half.Brandon Mitchell then hit a jump hook to cut the deficit to two. San...
Via Mountain West Connection
November 30, 2016

San Jose State beats Santa Clara 55-40

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Ryan Welage and Isaiah Nichols had 12 points each and San Jose State beat Santa Clara 55-40 to snap the Spartans' six-game losing streak to their Silicon Valley rival on Saturday night. The Spartans (4-3) won their third straight and the Broncos (3-6) lost their fourth in a row. San Jose State scored the last four points of the first half and the first 14...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2016  |  Discuss

San Jose State names Brent Brennan head coach, per report

The Spartans head to the Pac-12 to grab their next head coach. The San Jose State coaching search has come to an end as San Jose State has hired Oregon State’s outside receivers coach Brent Brennan, per John Canzano of the Oregonian. Brennan will replace Ron Caragher, who was fired at the end of this past season and had a four year record of 19-30 with the Spartans and appeared in...
Via Mountain West Connection
December 07, 2016

San Jose St. hires Oregon St. assistant Brannan as coach

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) San Jose State has hired Oregon State assistant Brent Brennan as its new head football coach. Athletic director Gene Bleymaier announced Wednesday that Brennan will replace the fired Ron Caragher as coach for the Spartans. The 43-year old Brennan was an assistant coach at San Jose State from 2005-10 under Dick Tomey and Mike MacIntyre. He spent the past...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

San Jose State blowout Life Pacific College 109-70

The Spartans' three-game winning streak recently came to an end, but they were able to get themselves out of a funk on Saturday. The Spartans began a three-game homestand with a matinee game against the Warriors Saturday. The Warriors were blown out by the Spartans last year,128-66.It was safe to say both teams wanted to win and score, but there could be only one winner, but Life...
Via Mountain West Connection
December 10, 2016

San Jose State edges Bowling Green 77-76

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Brandon Clarke scored 24 points, including a put-back bucket just ahead of the buzzer, to lift San Jose State to a 77-76 win over Bowling Green on Sunday. San Jose State (6-4) led by 18 in the second half before Bowling Green rallied, taking its first lead since before the break with a 10-2 spurt capped by Wes Alcegaire's layup to make it 66-63 with 5:14...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

San Jose State hangs on to beat Southern Utah 92-82

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Jalen James scored 23 points and Ryan Welage had 22 points and nine boards as San Jose St. beat Southern Utah 92-82 on Wednesday night. James was 6 of 10 from the field and Welage was 8 of 13 including five 3-pointers for the Spartans (7-4). Gary Williams Jr. added 17 points and five rebounds and Brandon Clarke had 15 points and four rebounds. San Jose State...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Marshall , Nevada top San Jose 80-55 in MWC opener

RENO, Nev. (AP) Marcus Marshall scored 25 points, Leland King II had a double-double off the bench and Nevada defeated San Jose State 80-55 on Wednesday night in a Mountain West Conference opener. Marshall and Jordan Caroline combined for 25 points as the Wolf Pack (12-2), who have a seven-game winning streak and their best start in 10 years, took a 40-29 lead. They held the Spartans...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nevada 80 San Jose State 55 | Highlights Driven by Northern Nevada Toyota Dealers

Nevada Men's Basketball start conference play off with a win and improve to a perfect 6-0 record at home this season. The win improves the team to 12-2 overall. Go Pack!
Via Nevada Wolfpack Athletics
December 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Colorado State edges San Jose State 76-71

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Prentiss Nixon and J.D. Paige scored 18 points apiece as Colorado State held on to edge San Jose State 76-71 in a Mountain West matchup on Wednesday night. Gian Clavell added 15 points for the Rams (10-6, 2-1) and Emmanuel Omogbo had 13 points and 11 rebounds for his seventh double-double this season. Paige and Omogbo teamed up for seven unanswered points...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2017  |  Discuss

San Jose State secures win on technical free throws

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) San Jose State rallied in the final seconds on Saturday, securing a 69-62 win on free throws after Fresno State coach Rodney Terry was called for two technical fouls. Terry was ejected for the first time in his career after his second violation. San Jose State was trailing 62-61 when Brandon Clark split a pair of free throws and Jalen James nailed a jump...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Aztecs beat Spartans 76-61 to end three-game losing streak

SAN DIEGO (AP) Max Hoetzel, Trey Kell and Jeremy Hemsley scored 12 points apiece for San Diego State, which snapped a three-game losing streak by beating San Jose State 76-61 on Tuesday night. The Aztecs (9-7, 1-3), the three-time regular season Mountain West Conference champion, opened league play with a home loss to New Mexico and road losses to Nevada and Boise State. SDSU...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Pitching Biggest Question Mark for 2017 Spartans

Who is going to be in the starting rotation? Possible SJSU Lineup for 2017 The Spartans are a team in transition. So much so that the roster for the coming season hasn't been posted (as of 1/11). A new coach and his staff are instituting a new regimen and some players that had a major role last season may or may not be on the team as it enters the season. I can only guess what...
Via Mountain West Connection
January 11, 2017

Clarke's 35 points help San Jose St get past Air Force 89-85

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Brandon Clarke scored a career-high 36 points on 16-of-22 shooting, adding five rebounds, assists and blocks, and San Jose State outlasted Air Force 89-85 on Saturday in a nail-biter the featured eight ties and 15 lead changes. Cody Schwartz and E.J. Boyce each hit four 3-pointers and scored 14 points for the Spartans (9-7, 2-3 Mountain West), who...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Wyoming holds off San Jose State 80-70

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Jordan Naughton had 15 points, Louis Adams added 14 and Wyoming held off San Jose State for an 80-70 win on Wednesday night. Jason McManamen and Justin James added 10 points each for the Cowboys (13-6, 3-3 Mountain West). Brandon Clarke had 19 points and Ryan Welage scored 14 for the Spartans (9-8, 2-4). Wyoming had an 11-0 run late in the first half and...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Boise State earns wire-to-wire win over San Jose State

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) David Wacker scored 17 points on 5-of-5 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds, Chandler Hutchison finished with 15 points and eight rebounds, and Boise State topped San Jose State 75-65 in a wire-to-wire win on Saturday. Boise State (12-6, 5-2 Mountain West) led 43-30 at halftime and maintained a double-digit lead for most of the second half. After Hutchison...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

San Jose State's Irving scores TD at NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

CARSON, Calif. (AP) San Jose State linebacker Isaiah Irving returned a fumble for a touchdown and the Nationals college all-star team beat the Americans 27-7 on Saturday in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. St. Francis' Lorenzo Jerome had two interceptions for the Americans and was named MVP of the game, which is a showcase for players who might be taken in the latter rounds of the NFL...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

San Jose State rallies from 13-point deficit, beats UNLV

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Brandon Clarke scored 23 points and matched a career-high with 15 rebounds, and San Jose State rallied from a 13-point deficit and then held off UNLV for a 76-72 victory on Saturday. The game was tied 63-63 with about four minutes to go. Ryan Welage and Isaiah Nichols each hit 3-pointers, and Clarke made two layups and the Spartans led 73-68. Jovan Mooring...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2017  |  Discuss

2017 recruiting class San Jose State: Who are the top players in the Spartans class

Take a look at the top recruits who committed to San Jose State. -Is to have a profile on the five highest rated recruits from the class and a class recap with this info. 1. Blake WallsA Beverly Hills, Calif. native, Walls stands at 5-foot-11 and weighs 215 pounds. He was a 2015 first-team all-league and all-CIF choice with 79 tackles. He has a star rating of three. 2. Montel AaronAn...
Via Mountain West Connection
February 01, 2017

Courting a new look in basketball floor design

College basketball courts used to be rather bland, pale hardwood covered in colored lines. For a big splash, a school might add a brighter color to the lanes or make the logo at center court larger. Basketball court design has taken a creative twist in recent years, schools turning their floors into hardwood canvases of skylines, seas, even Spartans. Here's a rundown of a few...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2017  |  Discuss
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