WEBER STATE WILDCATS NEWS

Weber State beats UC Davis 86-58 in Great Alaska Shootout

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Dusty Baker made five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 21 points, Jeremy Senglin added four 3s and 20 points, and Weber State beat UC Davis 86-58 on Thursday night in the Great Alaska Shootout. Weber State made 13 of 25 from distance (52 percent). UC Davis was within seven points early in the second half but Weber State scored the next seven points for...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Mika scores 26, BYU beats Weber State 77-66

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Eric Mika scored 26 points, made 11 of 16 free throws and grabbed 10 rebounds, and BYU pulled away in the second half to beat Weber State 77-66 on Wednesday night. Trailing by five at halftime, Weber State gained on a 10-0 second-half run sandwiched by Zach Braxton's dunks and closed to 53-51 on his free throw with 9:46 left. But the Wildcats cooled, hitting one...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Senglin trey lifts Weber State past Montana in OT, 84-81

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) Jeremy Senglin drilled a step-back 3-pointer with a second left in overtime to lift Weber State to an 84-81 win at Montana in a Big Sky Conference battle Saturday. Walter Wright, who hit a free throw with :02 left in regulation to tie the game at 70-70 and force overtime, knotted the score at 81-81 with his layup. The game was tied five times in overtime...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Weber State extends contract for coach Jay Hill through 2021

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Weber State has extended the contract for football coach Jay Hill through the 2021 season, the school announced Thursday. The deal is a two-year extension on top of his current contract. The Wildcats are coming off consecutive winning seasons and played in the FCS playoffs for the first time in seven seasons. The 2014 team went 2-10 during Hill's first year,...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

North Dakota hands Weber State first Big Sky loss

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) Geno Crandall scored a career-high 31 points and North Dakota handed Weber State its first Big Sky Conference loss 83-77 on Thursday night. Quinton Hooker added 22 points for the Fighting Hawks (10-7, 5-2), who shot 78 percent (18 of 23) in the second half and were 8 of 8 from the free-throw line in the final minute to snap the Wildcats' seven-game winning...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Braxton, Senglin lead Weber St past Northern Colorado, 74-69

GREELY, Colo. (AP) Zach Braxton scored 17 points, on 8-of-10 shooting, Jeremy Senglin hit three 3-pointers and scored 15 and Weber State beat Northern Colorado 74-69 on Saturday night. Cody John added nine points while Dusty Baker, Jordan Dallas and Ryan Richardson scored eight apiece for Weber State (10-7, 5-1 Big Sky). John made 1 of 2 free throws to cap an 8-0 run that gave...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Weber State hires Pupunu, promotes Duff as assistant coaches

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Weber State has announced additions to the football coaching staff. Al Pupunu will coach tight ends after spending the last seven years doing the same at Idaho. He played nine years in the NFL and is a member of the Weber State Athletic Hall of Fame and the Utah Sports Hall of Fame. Pupunu's son, Kade, has signed to play at Weber State. Grant Duff will coach...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

10 biggest takeaways from the NCAA Tournament bracket reveal

One of the most exciting times during the sports calendar is finally here. Conference tournaments have concluded, the Selection Sunday show is over, and it’s now time to start filling out those brackets for the NCAA Tournament.First though, there is a lot to digest from the brackets being revealed.Who got snubbed? Who has difficult paths? Who might be able to pull off upsets? We...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Weber State football preview: Wildcats eager to build on last year's playoff run

Weber State’s Taron Johnson finally achieved his biggest goal after two seasons of rebuilding. And the experience, frankly, left him feeling a little let down. “Going into the game, maybe we were content just getting into the playoffs,” the Wildcats standout defensive back said. “I feel like this year, when we get to the playoffs, it will be a whole different mindset.” Mindsets and...
Via Jazz Notes
August 19, 2017

Damian Lillard’s Number Retired By Weber State

The Blazers’ star signed autographs and attended a ceremony to honor his years playing in Utah. Damian Lillard received the ultimate honor Saturday night when the Weber State Wildcats retired his No. 1 jersey. The ceremony was held in front of thousands at the Dee Events Center in Ogden, UT. The former NBA All-Star attended Weber State after receiving little-to-no recruiting interest...
Via Blazer's Edge
August 27, 2017

Racist posters removed as classes start at Weber State

Ogden, Utah • A school official in Utah says about a dozen white nationalist posters were removed a day before classes started at Weber State University because their placement violated school policy.
Via Jazz Notes
August 29, 2017

Weber State scores 76 points in opener<br>

Ogden • Stefan Cantwell threw two touchdowns, Kevin Smith ran for two scores and Weber State defeated NAIA-member Montana Western 76-0 Saturday night in the season opener for the Wildcats. The 76 points is a new single-game scoring mark. Weber State scored on its opening drive when Treshawn Garrett ran for a 3-yard touchdown. Then, on Montana Western’s first play, Jordan Preator...
Via Jazz Notes
September 03, 2017

WATCH: Cal Football: Weber State game preview

Pac-12 Networks' Yogi Roth breaks down Cal's upcoming matchup against Weber State in Berkeley. After a surprising season-opening victory over North Carolina, head coach Justin Wilcox and the Golden Bears look to find similar success in their first home game of the year. The contest starts at 2:00 p.m. PT/3:00 p.m. MT on the Pac-12 Network.
Via California Golden Bears Athletics
September 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Cal vs. Weber State Defensive Preview

Go Bears! Coming off an admittedly impressive shutout victory against FCS opponent Montana-Western, Weber State looks to continue their momentum as they travel to Berkeley for the Bears’ Week 2 matchup. Let’s take a look at the Wildcats’ defense and how Ross Bowers and the surging Cal offense can remain productive atop the high of victory in Chapel Hill. Week 1 WSU Defensive Highlights...
Via California Golden Blogs
September 08, 2017

Cal Advanced Stats: UNC & Weber State

The Start of the Wilcox Era Looks Good Week 1 through Week 5 are roughly the time where there is the most volatility happening in college football. Data is useful when there is enough observations and relevant observations to make deductions. Quantity allows us to tease out the signal from the noise, and to figure out whether or not something is the trend or an outlier performance...
Via California Golden Blogs
September 08, 2017

The Bearcast: Weber State Preview

In which we learn that Weber state is different than the Weber label on your grill Game day is tomorrow with Weber State coming to Berkeley for the home opener. The Bearcast dives into what to expect come Saturday and gives a few eating recommendations. Check out the schedule below: Who is Weber State? What should we expect What does Cal have to do to avoid the upset Who...
Via California Golden Blogs
September 08, 2017

Cal vs. Weber State, 1st quarter: It’s like homecoming all over again

Welcome home, Justin Wilcox Are Diddy and Skylar Grey in the room? Or Spider-Man? Because it’s a homecoming right now as Justin Wilcox and the 2017 California Golden Bears play their first game in California Memorial Stadium, which comes against the Weber State Wildcats. Here’s your thread to discuss the first quarter, Diddy, Skylar Grey, and/or Spider-Man.
Via California Golden Blogs
September 09, 2017

Cal vs. Weber State, 2nd quarter: Cal trails 10–7

After the first quarter, the Bears are in a fight. The game started great for the California Golden Bears—Demetris Robertson rushed for a touchdown and the defense forced and recovered a fumble on their first snap. Then, the offense stalled with three-straight three-and-outs and the pass defense struggled to stop the long ball as the Weber State Wildcats scored 10 unanswered points...
Via California Golden Blogs
September 09, 2017

Cal vs. Weber State, 3rd quarter: No separation here as Cal trails 20–17

We all expected Cal to barely play better than an FCS school, right? With the first half over, the California Golden Bears are in a much closer game than any of us expected against the FCS-level Weber State Wildcats. (And is probably karmic balance for Cal fans getting too big for our britches when the Ole Miss Rebels started to struggle against the UT Martin Skyhawks.) We head...
Via California Golden Blogs
September 09, 2017

Cal vs. Weber State, 4th quarter: Cal needs a comeback to beat this FCS squad, down 20–17

The fourth quarter’s ours? The California Golden Bears have fifteen minutes to make up a three-point deficit against the Weber State Wildcats. Can we do it or are we about to suffer our first loss of the Wilcox era?
Via California Golden Blogs
September 09, 2017

Weber State can’t hold off California in 33-20 loss<br>

Berkeley, Calif. • Patrick Laird ran for 191 yards and three touchdowns to help California rally to beat lower-level Weber State 33-20 on Saturday. Coach Justin Wilcox’s home debut for the Golden Bears (2-0) almost turned into a disaster as Cal trailed Weber State (1-1) of the FCS by three points heading into the fourth quarter. But after Matt Anderson tied the game with a 40-yard...
Via Jazz Notes
September 10, 2017

WATCH: Cal Football: Cal's Demetris Robertson runs for a touchdown on double reverse

Cal's Demetris Robertson finds daylight on a double reverse for a 34-yard touchdown run in the Golden Bear's 33-20 win over Weber State Saturday afternoon in Berkeley.
Via California Golden Bears Athletics
September 10, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cal Football: Patrick Laird's running game helps California football top Weber State

Watch as California football's Patrick Laird rushed for 191 yards on 12 touches and added three touchdowns in California's 30-22 win over Weber State on Saturday afternoon.
Via California Golden Bears Athletics
September 10, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cal Football: Devante Downs, Raymond Davison III Presser - Weber State - Sept. 9, 2017

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Via California Golden Bears Athletics
September 10, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cal Football: Patrick Laird Post-Game Presser - Weber State - Sept. 9, 2017

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Via California Golden Bears Athletics
September 10, 2017  |  Discuss
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