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Video: Weber State football team shaves head for coach’s wife

Sara Hill, wife of Weber State head football coach Jay Hill, started chemotherapy to combat her Hodgkin’s Lymphoma earlier this month and it looks like the football team is looking to support her in any way possible. A number of players have decided to shave their heads in support of their coach’s wife. Sara Hill, wife of @CoachJayHill, started cheomo for Hodgkin's lymphoma. WSU...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Utah forward Brekkott Chapman transfers to Weber State

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Utah forward Brekkott Chapman has transferred to Weber State. Weber State coach Randy Rahe announced the move Wednesday. The 6-foot-9, 205-pound Chapman played in 36 games last season at Utah and averaged 4.4 points and 2.8 rebounds. He has two years of eligibility remaining, but must sit out the 2016-17 season due to NCAA transfer rules. Chapman was surpassed...
Via AP on Fox
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Weber State, Utah add 2021 game

(STATS) - Weber State and the University of Utah have scheduled a game in the 2021 season. The matchup will be played Sept. 2 in Salt Lake City. The two programs are also scheduled to open the 2018 season at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Utah, from the Pac-12, hold a 4-0 series lead over Weber State, from the Big Sky Conference. The Utes won the most recent meeting 70-7 in 2013.
Via FOX Sports
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Pitt band pulls NCAA tourney double-duty as stand-ins for Weber State

The first round of the 2016 NCAA tournament didn't go Pitt's way. But with the Panthers eliminated early in the day on Friday by Wisconsin, the band stayed around late into the evening to do a good deed.The Weber State Wildcats hail from Ogden, Utah, which is over 1,000 miles from Friday's game site of St. Louis. Unfortunately, the Weber State band was unable to make the trip, leaving...
Via FOX Sports
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Weber State 62, Montana 59

Jeremy Senglin scored 20 points to lead Weber State to a hard-fought 62-59 win over Montana in the Big Sky Tournament championship game on Saturday in Reno, Nev. Weber State is headed back to the NCAA Tournament for the 16th time in program history and the first since 2014. Weber State was clinging to a one-point lead with six seconds to play before Dusty Baker broke free off...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Coach challenges Lillard to sneaker wager over college hoops game

The Montana Grizzlies will face the Weber State Wildcats in the Big Sky title game on Saturday, with the winner receiving an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament. But Oregon State head basketball coach (and Grizzlies alumnus) Wayne Tinkle wants to make things a little more interesting.Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers is perhaps the Wildcats' most famous athlete, and...
Via FOX Sports
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Weber St. beats N. Dakota 83-78 in OT, advance in Big Sky

RENO, Nev. (AP) Jeremy Senglin scored nine of his 31 points in overtime and Weber State beat North Dakota 83-78 Friday night in a Big Sky Conference Tournament semifinal. Top-seeded Weber State (25-8) will play the Montana-Idaho winner in Saturday's championship. Senglin's 3-pointer gave the Wildcats a 78-73 lead with 40 seconds remaining. Quinton Hooker scored four of North...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Weber State edges Portland State 78-74 in Big Sky

RENO, Nev. (AP) Ryan Richardson scored 21 points and top-seeded Weber State edged No. 8 seed Portland State 78-74 in a Big Sky quarterfinal game on Thursday. The Wildcats (24-8) will face the winner of fourth-seeded Idaho State and No. 5 seed North Dakota in a semifinal game on Friday. Richardson was 7 of 9 from the field, including 5 of 7 from beyond the arc, with five rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Idaho beats Big Sky leader Weber State, 62-58

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Victor Sanders hit a 3-pointer and Perrion Callandret made two free throws in the final 39 seconds to give Idaho a 62-58 victory over Big Sky Conference leader Weber State on Thursday night. Sanders scored 14 points to lead the Vandals (19-11, 11-6 Big Sky), who have won two straight and can clinch the No. 3 seed into the conference tournament with a win against...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Weber State takes over 1st in Big Sky, beats Montana 60-54

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Dusty Baker fired off the Weber State bench to score 20 points and lead the Wildcats past Montana, 60-54 Saturday night to take sole possession of first place in the Big Sky Conference, breaking a first-place tie with the Grizzlies. Playing without center Joel Bolomboy, who suffered a bone bruise in his knee in a game last week with Northern Arizona, the Wildcats...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Weber State's Joel Bolomboy diagnosed with bone bruise in knee

Weber State updated the status of senior star Joel Bolomboy on Monday.The school announced that Bolomboy has been diagnosed with a bone bruise in his left knee. There is currently no timetable for his return.“Joel has a bone bruise in his left knee,” said Weber State head coach Randy Rahe said in a statement. “He is currently undergoing rehab and there is no timetable for his return...
Via FOX Sports
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Senglin leads Weber State past Northern Arizona 77-74

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) Jeremy Senglin scored 22 points and Big Sky Conference leader Weber State, missing double-double machine Joel Bolomboy, edged Northern Arizona 77-74 on Saturday for its 20th victory. Bolomboy, who averages 18 points and 13 rebounds and scored a career-high 34 points in a victory Thursday, played only seven minutes before leaving with a knee injury. Senglin...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Bolomboy leads Weber State over Southern Utah 87-83

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) Joel Bolomboy scored a career-high 34 points with 10 rebounds and Weber State held off Southern Utah 87-83 on Thursday night. Bolomboy was 10 of 14 from the field and 12 of 16 from the line as the Wildcats (19-7, 11-2 Big Sky) pulled even with Montana (16-8, 11-2) at the top of the conference. Weber State shot 53.5 percent and was 7 of 13 from beyond the...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Bolomboy's 22 leads Weber State past Sacramento State 63-50

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Joel Bolomboy scored 22 points and tied his career-high with 23 rebounds to help Weber State to a 63-50 win over Sacramento State Thursday night and remain one game behind Montana for the Big Sky Conference lead. The double-double was the 6-foot-9 senior's third 20-point, 20-rebound game this season. Bolomboy is one of 10 finalists for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

North Dakota drops Weber State 78-71

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) Geno Crandall had 21 points on Saturday with a one-handed, tomahawk dunk in the final seconds to round off North Dakota's 78-71 victory over Weber State. The Fighting Hawks (12-10, 7-4 Big Sky) led by eight at the break and never trailed in the second half. The Wildcats (16-7, 8-2) hung around and threatened late when Ryan Richardson's 3-pointer pulled them...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Weber State cruises to 76-66 win over Northern Arizona

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Joel Bolomboy scored 17 points and hauled in 15 rebounds to lead Weber State to a 76-66 win over Northern Arizona on Thursday night. Jeremy Senglin added 13 points, McKay Cannon had 11 and Zach Braxton grabbed 11 rebounds to go with nine points for Weber State (14-6, 6-1 Big Sky). It was Bolomboy's 18th double-double in the past 20 games. The Wildcats never trailed...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Telfair beats buzzer, Idaho State beats Weber State 69-68

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) Ethan Telfair scored 30 points - including the buzzer-beating game-winning jumper - and Idaho State dealt Weber State its first Big Sky Conference loss, 69-68 on Saturday. Weber State's Joel Bolomboy hit a jumper with 31 seconds left to take a one-point lead. Moments later after a turnover, Telfair walked the ball up, then dribbled to the right wing, crossed...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Bolomboy, Weber State handle Portland State 73-58

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Joel Bolomboy scored 22 points with 13 rebounds and Weber State handled Portland State 73-58 on Thursday. Bolomboy, second in the nation in rebounding average (13.8), has had double-digit boards in all but one game. He was 10 of 22 from the field as the Wildcats (12-5, 4-0 Big Sky) shot nearly 47 percent. Jeremy Senglin scored 22 points with five 3-pointers...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Weber State pulls away from Northern Colorado, 85-68

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Joel Bolomboy posted his 15th double-double in 16 games, scoring 14 points and grabbing 17 rebounds to help power Weber State past Northern Colorado, 85-68, to win its third straight game to open the Big Sky Conference season. The Wildcats (11-5, 3-0) now have won six straight and Bolomboy is tied for the most double-doubles in the nation. Weber State took a...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Senglin, Bolomboy lead Weber State past North Dakota, 74-62

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Jeremy Senglin scored 26 points and Joel Bolomboy added 20 points and pulled down a career-high 23 rebounds as Weber State took an early lead and ran with it to take a 74-62 win over North Dakota Thursday night. Senglin was 7 of 11 from the field and 5-of-11 shooting from distance. Bolomboy collected his 14th double-double in 15 games this the season by hitting...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Bolomboy leads Weber State to 77-56 win over Idaho State

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Joel Bolomboy posted a double-double, scoring 25 points with 13 rebounds, as Weber State notched its fourth-straight win, beating Idaho State 77-56 on Saturday night. Bolomboy was 9 of 12 from the field and 7 of 9 from the line for the Wildcats (9-5, 1-0 Big Sky Conference). Zach Braxton and Kyndahl Hill scored 11 points apiece. The team averaged 44.8 percent...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Weber State beats NAIA's Multnomah 114-47

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Joel Bolomboy scored 18 points- all in the first half - and had 14 rebounds, and Weber State beat NAIA-member Multnomah 114-47 Monday night for its second-largest margin of victory in school history. Weber State's record for largest winning margin is 71 set against Saint Katherine in 2013. Bolomboy had a perfect night shooting, going 8 for 8 from the field for...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Bolomboy, Senglin lead Weber St. past South Dakota St. 99-95

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Joel Bolomboy and Jeremy Senglin scored 22 points apiece to lead Weber State to a 99-95 win over South Dakota State on Tuesday night. Bolomboy made 7 of 11 field goals and grabbed 14 rebounds while Senglin hit seven 3-pointers and had six assists for Weber State (7-5). Kyndahl Hill added a career-high 21 points and Dusty Baker scored 10. Bolomboy hit a 3 to put...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Weber St. beats Portland 92-82 in OT at the Far West Classic

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Joel Bolomboy had 18 points and 17 rebounds and Weber State snapped a three-game losing streak with a 92-82 overtime victory over Portland Friday night at the Far West Classic. Ryan Richardson also had 18 points for the Wildcats (6-5) and Jeremy Senglin added 17. Alex Wintering led all scorers with 26 points for the Pilots (5-7). Weber State led 35-26 at...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah Valley beats Weber State 84-81 in 2OT

OREM, Utah (AP) Jaden Jackson scored 23 points and Konner Frey added 22 including four free throws in the final seconds as Utah Valley beat Weber State 84-81 in double overtime Wednesday night. Jackson sank a 3-pointer to give the Wolverines (3-6) the lead for good with 1:03 left and Frey sank all four of his free throws in the final 25 seconds to seal the victory. Joel Bolomboy...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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