VIDEO: Alford after Weber State

Head coach Steve Alford talks about the improved defense in the second half against Weber State and how important it was to get a win after the loss to Duke...
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Weber State defeats St. Katherine College 107-36

Jeremy Senglin scored 23 points as Weber State overwhelmed St. Katherine College 107-36 on Tuesday. Weber State (2-4) had six players score in double figures against St. Katherine, a community college in its first year of play. St. Katherine's other D-I game so far this season was an 88-39 loss to Utah Valley. The Firebirds were never in this one, as Weber State scored the...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Weber State picks Utah assistant as head coach

Weber State has chosen Utah assistant Jay Hill as its new head football coach. Hill was introduced Thursday in Ogden as the 11th coach in the school's history. He replaces Jody Sears, who was fired after going just 4-19 in his two seasons. Hill has been at Utah for the past 13 years. He spent the first four years as a graduate and administrative assistant under Urban Meyer...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Utah Valley edges Weber State 62-59

Holton Hunsaker scored 14 points and made a critical steal to preserve Utah Valley's 62-59 victory over in-state foe Weber State on Wednesday night. With Utah Valley (4-5) ahead 60-59, Hunsaker missed a free throw with 27 seconds remaining that the Wildcats (1-4) rebounded. But Hunsaker stole the ball from Davion Berry with 8 seconds left and Utah Valley's Hayes Garrity...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Weber State beats San Jose State 72-55

Davion Berry scored 20 points with six assists and two steals as Weber State snagged its first win of the season, beating San Jose State 72-55 Saturday night. Joel Bolomboy scored 8 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Wildcats (1-3). Richaud Gittens came off the bench to score 10. Down 39-32 at 14:17 in the second, Rashad Muhammad sank three 3-pointers in just over two minutes...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Weber State football coach fired

Weber State has fired its football coach after just two seasons. Jody Sears went 4-19 in his two seasons as head coach of the Wildcats, who play in the Big Sky Conference. The northern Utah school announced Sears' dismissal Tuesday afternoon. Athletic director Jerry Bovee says Sears came into a difficult situation, but said that he didn't see the progress he wanted. Sears...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Weber State defeats Idaho State 32-7

Josh Booker rushed for 139 yards and two touchdowns and Bo Bolen added 106 yards and another score as Weber State defeated Idaho State 32-7 on Saturday in a season finale for both teams. The game was played in strong winds that included gusts of up to 50 miles an hour causing the goal posts and press box to sway. The Wildcats (2-10, 1-7) attempted only 11 passes, completing four...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Montana dominates Weber State 42-6

Jordan Canada rushed for a career-high 189 yards and two touchdowns to lead Montana to a 42-6 win over Weber State on Saturday. The Grizzlies (9-2, 5-2 Big Sky) piled up 461 yards of total offense, with John Nguyen, Marlon Miles and Shay Smithwick-Hann each rushing for a TD. Cam Warren caught a 5-yard touchdown pass from Jordan Johnson to put Montana on the scoreboard in the first...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

North Dakota Shooting For First-Ever NCAA Tournament Appearance in 2013-14

Montana and Weber State have ruled the Big Sky in recent years, combining for three regular season conference championships, three conference tournament championships, and four other championship game appearances since 2010. But a new face will contend for the Big Sky title this season—North Dakota. North Dakota had a successful first season in the Big Sky, finishing third with...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

BYU beats Weber State 81-72

Tyler Haws scored 28 points and Matt Carlino added 22 to lead BYU to an 81-72 win over in-state rival Weber State Friday night. Despite BYU leads of 19 points in the first half and 20 in the second half, The Wildcats would not quit. Down 44-33 at halftime, Weber State clawed back early with multiple baskets by Jeremy Senglin to pull within six at 46-40 with almost 18 minutes remaining...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Portland State charges past Weber State 45-24

DJ Adams ran for 152 yards and two touchdowns to push Portland State to a 45-24 win over Weber State on Saturday. The Vikings (5-4, 2-3 Big Sky Conference) got help on the ground from Nate Tago, who also punched in two TD runs, while Thomas Carter hauled in a 36-yard touchdown pass from Colin Ramirez. The defense added a TD as well when safety David Edgerson recovered a fumble by...
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November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Cal Poly dominates Weber St. for a 47-0 victory

Dano Graves threw for three touchdowns and rushed for 116 yards in his collegiate debut to lead Cal Poly to a 47-0 win over Weber State. Cal Poly (3-3, 2-0 Big Sky) dominated from start to finish. The Mustangs rolled up 365 yards rushing behind Graves and running back Kristaan Ivory. Ivory finished with 100 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries. He also added a touchdown catch...
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October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Adams leads E. Washington past Weber St. 41-19

Vernon Adams threw for four touchdowns and ran for another as Eastern Washington rolled to a 41-19 win over Weber State in a Big Sky Conference game Saturday night. Adams had three scoring throws and a rushing touchdown in the first half as the Eagles (3-2, 1-0 Big Sky) opened up a 27-12 lead. Freshman Cooper Kupp had the first two scores, covering 50 and 27 yards, giving him nine...
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October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

McNeese St. barrels past Weber St., 43-6

Marcus Wiltz and Kelvin Bennett each rushed for over 100 yards in McNeese State's 43-6 blowout of Weber State Saturday night. Wiltz led in rushing with 140 yards and a touchdown for the Cowboys (4-0). Bennett was close behind with 122 yards and a pair of touchdowns of his own, one being a 50-yard run in the fourth quarter, the last score of the game. McNeese State also managed...
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September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Weber State under NCAA scrutiny

Weber State confirms that it is under investigation by the NCAA for ''potential academic issues'' involving its football players. The school and the athletics department became aware of the matter this spring. After an initial investigation, the Wildcats self-reported the issue to the NCAA. ''The NCAA requires complete confidentiality from university staff...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Weber State and NCAA reporting academic issues

Weber State confirms that it is under investigation by the NCAA for ''potential academic issues'' involving its football players. The school and the athletics department became aware of the matter this spring. After an initial investigation, the Wildcats self-reported the issue to the NCAA. ''The NCAA requires complete confidentiality from university staff...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates face Wildcats in CIT Final

ECU looks to close its historic season by bringing home its first postseason tournament championship when they travel to Weber State Tuesday at 8 pm ET.
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Weber St. 59, N. Iowa 56

Davion Berry scored 15 points, Scott Bamforth added 14 and Weber State beat Northern Iowa 59-56 to reach the finals of the tournament Saturday night. Bamforth shot 4 of 7 from the 3-point line for the Wildcats (30-6), who will face East Carolina in the CIT title game Tuesday night. The Wildcats started the game on a 14-2 run, capped by a 3-pointer by Bamforth...
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March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Weber State's Bamforth breaks Lillard 3-point mark

So much in Scott Bamforth's earlier life was about losing, his dad in the seventh grade, his mom 2 1/2 years later then nearly his own wife and newborn son at the start of his junior season at Weber State. The 6-foot-2 senior has overcome it all. Now the former Albuquerque player has helped the Wildcats set a school and Big Sky record for victories in a season while advancing...
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March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Weber State falls short in Big Sky championship

For the second straight year, Weber State came up short against Montana in the Big Sky championship game and was again denied its first trip to the NCAA tournament since 2007. Scott Bamforth's last second-heave fell short as the Grizzlies held off the Wildcats 67-64 Saturday night to earn their second straight Big Sky tourney title and third in four years. ''I only...
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March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Weber St. 84, N. Arizona 58

Frank Otis scored 16 points and Weber State beat Northern Arizona 84-58 Thursday in a Big Sky Conference quarterfinals game. Otis was 7 of 10 from the field for the game and had six rebounds for the No. 2 seed. Davion Berry added 13 points, six rebounds and six assists. Kyle Tresnak had 12 points and six rebounds, and Scott Bamforth had 12 points. Weber State (25-5) led 36-21 at...
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March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

NAU battles Weber State in Big Sky tourney

MISSOULA, Mont. The Northern Arizona mens basketball team opens play in the 2013 Big Sky Tournament Thursday afternoon against No. 2 seed Weber State at 2 p.m. Arizona time. The Lumberjacks and Wildcats play the first of three quarterfinals games at Dahlberg Arena on the first day of action. We are excited to be in the tournament, said NAU coach Jack Murphy. We kinda backed our...
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March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Weber St. 65, E. Washington 57

Scott Bamforth scored 18 points and Weber State closed the game on a 14-7 run to defeat Eastern Washington 65-57 Saturday night. The Wildcats (24-5, 18-2) will take their 11-game winning streak and a No. 2 seed into next week's Big Sky Conference tournament, where they will face seventh-seeded Northern Arizona on Thursday. Joel Bolomboy added 11 points for Weber State, which...
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Weber St. 80, Portland St. 52

Davion Berry scored 19 points as Weber State stayed in contention for the Big Sky Conference regular-season title by defeating Portland State 80-52 Thursday night. The Wildcats (23-5, 17-2 Big Sky), who have won 10 straight, trail Big Sky leader Montana by one game with one game remaining. Scott Bamforth added 13 points and 12 rebounds for Weber State, which led 41-13 at halftime...
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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Weber St. 70, Sacramento St. 55

Davion Berry scored 22 points, including four 3-point baskets, to pace Weber State to a 70-55 victory over Sacramento State on Thursday night. Berry also had seven assists for Weber State (21-5, 15-2 Big Sky). Scott Bamforth scored 14 points for Weber State, including four 3-pointers, and Joel Bolomboy scored 11. Sacramento State (13-13, 7-10) got 12 points each from Konner Veteto...
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March 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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