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Spartan Basketball: Playing with Wolves

The Spartans would need to do everything right to stay close The last time the Spartans played the Wolf Pack in San Jose about a month ago, the Spartans played great defense in the first half and kept things too close for comfort for the Wolf Pack until the Wolf Pack ratcheted up their aggressiveness and pulled away in the last few minutes of that game. This time, in their second...
Via Mountain West Connection
20 hours ago

Stephens has career-high 30 points, No. 20 Nevada wins

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Kendall Stephens scored a career-high 30 points and No. 20 Nevada hit 14 3-pointers in an 80-67 victory over San Jose State on Wednesday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
1 day ago

Stephens has career-high 30 points, No. 20 Nevada wins

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Kendall Stephens scored a career-high 30 points and No. 20 Nevada hit 14 3-pointers in an 80-67 victory over San Jose State on Wednesday night. Jordan Caroline and Hallice Cooke had 15 points apiece for the Wolf Pack (24-5, 13-2 Mountain West). Cooke scored all his points on 3-pointers in the first half as the Wolf Pack opened a double-digit lead. Ryan Wellage had...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

No. 20 Nevada returns home to face San Jose State

Winning on the road in hostile environments, overcoming potential catastrophic injuries and mental toughness are ingredients of a team well-prepared to make some serious noise come NCAA Tournament time. After winning at Boise State and Utah State this past week after losing point guard Lindsey Drew to an Achilles injury, Eric Musselman's No. 20 Nevada Wolf Pack hunkered down and...
Via AP on Yahoo
2 days ago

2018 Recruiting Breakdown: San Jose State

Spartans turned a great January into a great recruiting class. This was the first full recruiting class under Brent Brennan. And it should be considered a major success. Recruiting can sometimes take a few years to build up when a new coaching staff starts, but they were able to capitalize on the hype and really sell the opportunity to be part of something new to the incoming players...
Via Mountain West Connection
3 days ago

Spartan Basketball: Trouble at 7,000 feet

Facing the Cowboy’s firepower up in Laramie Exactly three weeks ago, the Spartans seriously challenged Wyoming back in San Jose, but lost a close game in overtime to the Cowboys. The Cowboys had come to San Jose then, after great wins over Nevada & Boise. It was a fairly chippy match between both basketball clubs, but that was then. Three weeks later, with the Cowboys at home...
Via Mountain West Connection
5 days ago

Wyoming cruises to 89-75 win over San Jose State

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Hayden Dalton sank six 3-pointers and hauled in 10 rebounds to lead Wyoming to an 89-75 win over San Jose State on Saturday.
Via AP on Yahoo
5 days ago

Is This Sparta?

A look at Wednesday’s game from the Bulldog side of things. The Fresno State Bulldogs (18-8, 8-5 conference) faced off against the San Jose State Spartans (3-21, 0-13 conference) on Wednesday night, and after the ‘Dogs got rolling, the Spartans couldn’t catch up. Looking to remain even with UNLV, the ‘Dogs came into The Event Center in San Jose with confidence – and that confidence...
Via Mountain West Connection
7 days ago

Mountaintop View 2/15/18

$5 Million, disastrous injuries & getting dirty Graced with $5 million The San Jose State Spartans received a $5 million donation from philanthropists, Larry & Deirdre Solari, which will go to football operations and help compensate the coaching staff. With a great win, comes a great loss The nationally-ranked Nevada Wolf Pack pulled out a sweet win over Boise State...
Via Mountain West Connection
7 days ago

Spartans Basketball: Bullish on the Bulldogs

Valentine’s night was sweet, then mostly bitter for the Spartans Compared to the marquee matchup where Nevada prevailed over Boise State on this night - the Fresno State Bulldogs (18-8 & 8-5 in the MW) vs. the Spartans (3-21 & 0-13 in the MW) did have one thing going for it - a noted rivalry with their 171st meeting. The rivalry and the game ended with about 6 minutes to...
Via Mountain West Connection
8 days ago

Hopkins, Taylor lead Fresno State past San Jose State 77-57

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Jaron Hopkins scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half when Deshon Taylor scored 12 of his 19 and Fresno State pulled away for a 77-57 win over San Jose State on Wednesday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
8 days ago

Penn State announces future games with Nevada, San Jose State and Bowling Green

Penn State has completed its next three non-conference schedules.
Via College Football Talk
11 days ago

Spartan Football: 2017 Postmortem

What the ashes and remnants can tell us With the Super Bowl and National Signing Day afterglow fading, signaling the formal hibernation of football - a recap and oblique summary of the 2017 Spartan football season in hopes for a 2018 resurrection. Way before Coach Brent Brennan’s inaugural season kicked-off, I first started commenting whimsically with some blind optimism that the...
Via Mountain West Connection
13 days ago

Spartan Basketball: Ataque de Los Lobos

So close, yet so far. Ataque de los lobos = Attack of the wolves This is one that the Spartans shoulda, coulda and woulda won over the New Mexico State Lobos at the Event Center Arena in San Jose: Even though they had 25 turnovers, which led to 30 Lobo points Even though they were comatose for the first few minutes; only taking three shots and turning the ball over nine times...
Via Mountain West Connection
19 days ago

Logwood sparks New Mexico late in 71-68 victory

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Sam Logwood scored the Lobos' final six points and New Mexico denied San Jose State its first Mountain West Conference win this season, beating the Spartans 71-68 on Saturday.
Via AP on Yahoo
19 days ago

Spartan Basketball: What’s in an 0-10 record?

Going a little deeper than stats at this point Let’s get the basic numbers out of the way first to help create a picture The Spartans are 0-and-10 in MWC play after losing to the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels 76-67 in Las Vegas this past Wednesday evening. Scoring-wise: Ryan Welage was Ryan Welage with 21 points and he also became the second all-time 3-point scorer in Spartan history...
Via Mountain West Connection
22 days ago

UNLV sweeps San Jose State 76-67

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Brandon McCoy had 22 points and 17 rebounds, Jordan Johnson added 15 points with six assists and UNLV beat San Jose State 76-67 on Wednesday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
22 days ago

James leads Wyoming to 90-86 win over San Jose State in OT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Justin James scored 33 points including nine in overtime that made the difference as Wyoming notched its third straight win with a 90-86 victory over San Jose State on Saturday.
Via AP on Yahoo
26 days ago

Ex-USC WR Rahshead Johnson no longer at San Jose State, too

Maybe the third time will be a charm? In January of 2015, Rahshead Johnson decided to transfer from USC and ultimately ended up at San Jose State.  Now, a little over three years after that departure, the wide receiver is departing again. .@SJSUSpartanFB spox Lawrence Fan confirms via email that a starting WR/KR is no
Via College Football Talk
29 days ago

SJSU Basketball visit Bronco Land

It wasn’t pretty, but it really wasn’t as ugly as the score shows The Spartans have never won in Boise. They came in after the bye-weekend energetic and ready, but faced a Bronco buzzsaw that cut up the Spartans with the most made 3-pointers against them so far this season, leading to a 94-71 Spartan loss. The Bronco’s relentless firepower and confidence was naturally high coming...
Via Mountain West Connection
29 days ago

Swan scores 19 with 9 boards, Air Force beats San Jose State

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Ryan Swan scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Jacob Van added 14 points to help Air Force beat San Jose State 78-71 on Saturday.
Via AP on Yahoo
January 13, 2018

Spartan Basketball: Completely Aztec’d

And...Ryan Wellage’s 1000th point The Spartan’s third game of 2018 was their second consecutive blowout of the new year with a 85-49 loss to the Aztecs in San Diego. But it was still worthwhile for a few reasons: The Spartans were competitive for about 3⁄4 of the first half and kept it close by following the intended game plan of neutralizing the Aztec guards and limiting outside...
Via Mountain West Connection
January 10, 2018

This Week in Sparta

A look back at the two bball games from SJSU Game 1 Spartans Basketball: Repelling the Rebels Against all odds, the Spartans could have pulled this one out -- The Spartans first game of 2018 was a close, thrilling, hard-fought 82-76 overtime loss to the visiting UNLV Runnin’ Rebels. It was an unexpected toe-to-toe battle with the now 12 & 3 UNLV Rebels squeaking out the win...
Via Mountain West Connection
January 09, 2018

The Road So Far: San Jose State

The Spartans will take a small class, but they are working to make it count. This is part two of our twelve-part series to kick off the recruiting season. The aim of these articles is to provide a detailed look at what each team has done thus far on the recruiting trail, what to expect come December 20th, and what work still needs to be put in before NLI day in February. San Jose...
Via Mountain West Connection
December 05, 2017

Live blog: Unbeaten Utes host San Jose State

Utah football goes for a 3-0 start to the season before starting Pac-12 play when it hosts San Jose State at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Follow the action live here: A Twitter List by BrennanJSmith
Via Jazz Notes
September 17, 2017
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