Clarke's dunk sparks San Jose State to 83-78 win in overtime

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Brandon Clarke scored 22 points including a fast-break dunk after a turnover that erased a four-point gap in overtime and San Jose State rallied in the extra period to defeat Air Force 83-78 on Saturday. Clarke, coming off a season-low four-point performance in a loss at Fresno State, went 9 of 12 from the field and grabbed 13 rebounds with six assists on...
Via Associated Press
February 18, 2017  |  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 Associated Press
November 30, 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 Associated Press
November 27, 2016  |  Discuss

NCAA D1 committee sets new rules for bowl game eligibilty

The days of 5-7 football teams making bowl games could be over, at least for one year. On Wednesday, the NCAA Division 1 rules committee passed a mandate that all bowl games must be filled with teams that finished 6-6 ahead of any team that is 5-7 making a game. It hadn’t been an issue until last year, when a record 40 bowl games were on the docket. With just 77 teams compiling...
Via The Comeback
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Onward: Rams rock Spartans 80-61 move onto MW Tournament Semis

  Here I am, Ram you like a hurricane. Colorado State rocked and rolled and rammed through the San Jose State Spartans Wednesday night in Las Vegas, Nevada, winning 80-61 to move onto the Mountain West Tournament semifinals against Boise State. The game started out all CSU and continued that way throughout the entire contest. This [...]
Via BSN Denver
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Source: Michigan is hiring San Jose State's Jimmie Dougherty

Michigan is hiring Jimmie Dougherty, who was the pass game coordinator and receivers coach at San Jose State, to its staff, a source told FOX Sports Thursday morning.Dougherty coached on Jim Harbaugh's staff at San Diego as quarterbacks coach before also becoming the pass game coordinator.SI was first to report the news of Dougherty’s hire. Bruce Feldman is a senior college football...
Via FOX Sports
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Ron English one of four added to San Jose State staff

The San Jose State Spartans made history in 2015 as they became the first 5-7 team to be invited to and win a bowl game. They look to improve on that mark in 2016 and they are making some big changes in the coaching staff. Over a month ago, the Spartans confirmed that they had hired former Eastern Michigan head coach Ron English as their new defensive coordinator. It is his first...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

San Jose State QB Malik Watson to transfer for final season of eligibility

The San Jose State Spartans became the first 5-7 team to ever play in a bowl game during the 2015 season and they hope to improve on that in 2016. They will lose a bit of their depth at the quarterback position going into the season. Third-string quarterback Malik Watson announced on Saturday that he would be transferring out for his final season of eligibility. He will be graduating...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Ron English hired as defensive coordinator at San Jose State

Former Eastern Michigan head coach Ron English will be heading to the Bay Area to take on the defensive coordinator role at San Jose State. English, who held the same role at Michigan, replaces another former Michigan defensive coordinator, Greg Robinson. Robinson retired after this past season. SJSU head coach Ron Caragher also has another former Michigan coordinator for the other...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 24, 2016  |  Discuss

San Jose State DC Greg Robinson retiring after the season

San Jose State defensive coordinator Greg Robinson is retiring following the Cure Bowl today, per an AP report. Robinson, 64, had been in coaching since 1975 and had served on both the collegiate and professional levels. Prior to San Jose State, he had served at Texas in the same position and also worked at Michigan, UCLA, Syracuse and other programs over the course of his career...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

San Jose State DC Greg Robinson to retire

San Jose State defensive coordinator Greg Robinson is retiring after the Spartans play their bowl game Saturday. The school announced Robinson's decision on Friday to end his long coaching career after the AutoNation Cure Bowl against Georgia State in Orlando, Florida. Robinson began his coaching career in 1975 as an assistant at Pacific. He was the coordinator on Denver's Super...
Via Associated Press
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

With Cohen leading charge, Marquette continues surge vs. San Jose State

MILWAUKEE -- Sandy Cohen III hit six 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 24 points while Henry Ellenson scored 20 to help Marquette roll past San Jose State 80-62 Tuesday night.Duane Wilson had 14 points and seven rebounds while Luke Fischer scored 11 and grabbed a career-high 13 boards for Marquette (7-2).Cohen made three 3s and scored 11 points during a 13-2 run to open...
Via Associated Press
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

San Jose State’s Ron Caragher’s job safe despite losing season

The San Jose Spartans had a decent season this year, but it seemed to have ended on Friday when they fell to 5-7 after a loss to Boise State. With so many bowl games this year, 5-7 could still get this team into a bowl game, but it is unlikely that they will be one of the teams selected. According to the Contra Costa Times, it looks like the Spartans won’t join the twelve other...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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