SAN JOSE STATE RUMORS

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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Jose State beat Air Force 83-78 in overtime

The Spartans looked to start a new winning streak after losing 77-59 to the Bulldogs Wednesday night. The San Jose State Spartans beat the Air Force Falcons 83-78 in overtime at the Event Center Saturday afternoon. The Spartans edged the Falcons 89-85 in the first meeting of the season. However, this time around, San Jose State found themselves trailing in the first half and were...
Via Mountain West Connection
1 day ago

Fresno State erases deficit, routs San Jose State 77-59

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Deshon Taylor scored 22 points and Fresno State overcame a five-point halftime deficit to rout San Jose State 77-59 on Wednesday night. The win is the 100th for coach Rodney Terry at Fresno State, fourth all-time at the school. He stands four wins from matching Jerry Tarkanian's 104 officially credited wins. Jaron Hopkins finished with 19 points for the Bulldogs...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose State edges UNLV 76-74 for fourth straight win

The Spartans won four straight league games for the first time since February 1996. The San Jose State Spartans -- the UNLV Rebels at Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday.The Spartans were off to a great start, scoring seven straight points during the opening minutes of the game. Sophomore guard Jaycee Hillsman contributed with a three-pointer along with a dunk to get his team on...
Via Mountain West Connection
8 days ago

SDSU loses to San Jose State for first time since 1999

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Brandon Clarke scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and San Jose State beat San Diego State 76-71 on Tuesday night for its first victory in the series since Jan. 30, 1999. Jaycee Hillsman was called for an offensive foul on San Jose State's inbounds play with 25.2 seconds left. SDSU's Trey Kell received a pass far from the basket, took one dribble...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Fueled By Grief And Hunger, San Jose State is Becoming Mountain West’s Cinderella

SJSU is no longer the Mountain West’s laughing stock. San Jose State cruised past San Diego State 76-71 Tuesday night, a game that won’t soon be forgotten by head coach Dave Wojcik and his players. It has been a challenging four years as a Mountain West member for San Jose State, but it finally appears to be hitting its stride. With the win, SJSU improves to 5-6 in conference...
Via Mountain West Connection
11 days ago

San Jose State defeats San Diego State for third straight win

The Spartans grinded their way through for a 76-71 win against the Aztecs. The San Jose State Spartans returned to the Event Center where they hosted the San Diego State Aztecs in a nationally televised game on Tuesday night. These two teams started off slow until Malik Pope opened the scoring for the Aztecs with a long distance shot. Trey Kell found Dakarai Allen to help SDSU take...
Via Mountain West Connection
11 days ago

San Jose State beats San Diego State for 1st time since 1999

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Brandon Clarke scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and San Jose State beat San Diego State 76-71 on Tuesday night for its first victory in the series since Jan. 30, 1999. Jaycee Hillsman was called for an offensive foul on San Jose State's inbounds play with 25.2 seconds left. SDSU's Trey Kell received a pass far from the basket, took one dribble...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose State beats New Mexico for 1st time in 13 tries

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) Ryan Welage scored 20 points to lead four San José State players in double figures Saturday as the Spartans won 78-68 for their first victory over New Mexico in 13 tries. The Spartans (11-10, 4-6 Mountain West) pulled ahead midway through the second half, using a 14-2 run to take control of the game. The Lobos (14-10, 7-5) pulled within 70-65 with 1:53...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  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
18 days ago

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

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’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

San Jose State can’t even give away free tickets to opener

You can’t deny the San Jose State Spartans football team did not look great last year, going 3-9 (2-6 Mountain West) in its second season under coach Ron Caragher. Apparently, at least in the eyes of fans, the team is so bad that even free tickets aren’t even worth it. If one were to go on Event Brite, there is a link to get free tickets to the Spartans’ season opener against...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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