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Damian Lillard gives emotional speech at his college graduation

Damian Lillard promised his mother he'd get his college degree. Last week, he fulfilled that promise, graduating from Weber State three years after leaving for the NBA draft after his junior season. But Lillard didn't just walk across the stage, get a piece of paper and shake some hands. In addition to receiving his diploma, Lillard was also chosen to give the commencement address...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard Speaks At His Graduation From Weber State

Three years after being picked sixth overall by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2012 NBA Draft, All-Star point guard Damian Lillard graduated from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. Per Ananth Pandian of CBS Sports, Lillard also spoke at the ceremony.   Damian Lillard @Dame_Lillard is now officially a Weber State University graduate. #WeAreWeber pic.twitter.com/ThnHFgGKAV...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard Graduates From Weber State

Damian Lillard donned a cap and gown to walk with fellow students and receive his diploma as he graduated from Weber State University on Friday. Lillard left Weber State after his junior year to enter the 2012 NBA Draft.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Adds Grad Transfer Punter, A Wide Receiver On The Way Too?

It's good to be in blue #GoBlue @umichfootball @ProkickAus pic.twitter.com/44wvTD7Bov — Blake O'Neill (@blakewoneill) April 10, 2015 On Friday, Michigan formally announced the addition of Australian punter Blake O’Neill as a graduate transfer from Weber State, which is their third graduate transfer already added this Spring. And this cryptic tweet from Rivals’ Michael Spath...
Via Diehardsport
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Close To Adding Australian Punter Blake O’Neil

It was reported back at the end of January that Michigan could be adding a potential grad-transfer punter, Blake O’Neil out of Weber State. O’Neil, born in Australia, would be eligible to play right away for the Wolverines. He’s a former Australian Football player who averaged 44-yards per punt last season. O’Neil will be visiting Michigan on Wednesday, according [...
Via Diehardsport
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Weber State eyes tourney, tops Idaho 74-63

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Joel Bolomboy scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Weber State kept its bid for a spot in the Big Sky Conference tournament alive with a 74-63 win over Idaho Thursday night. Weber State (13-15, 8-9) is battling for one of three remaining tournament berths and pulled into a three-way tie for sixth place with Idaho and Portland State. The Wildcats led by eight...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Weber State edges Idaho State 61-57

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Chris Golden sank six 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 24 points, including the go-ahead bucket, to lift Weber State to a 61-57 win over Idaho State on Saturday night. After seven lead changes in the second half, Weber State (12-15, 7-9 Big Sky) tied it with a 3-pointer from Golden, who followed it up with a layup to make it 58-56 and put the Wildcats...
Via AP on Fox
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

NAU women down Weber State with strong finish

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Down four at halftime and as much as six in the second half, the Northern Arizona women's basketball team ended the game on an 8-2 run to gut out a 56-52 victory over Weber State. Sophomore Catelyn Preston's go-ahead bucket with 1:25 was the dagger as NAU was less than willing to show the Wildcats love on Valentine's Day, avenging an earlier loss to Weber State...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Weber State holds off Idaho State 70-63

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) Jeremy Senglin scored a career-high 30 points, including 14-for-15 shooting from the line, to lead Weber State to a 70-63 win over Idaho State on Saturday night. Joel Bolomboy added 14 points to go with his 11 rebounds and Chris Golden also had 14 points for Weber State (10-12, 5-6 Big Sky), which led most of the game but had to hold off a late Idaho State...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Looking To Add Stanford CB Grad-Transfer?

While Michigan is looking at potentially grabbing a Weber State graduate punter, it also could scoop up a former High School All American from the 2011 class. According to Rivals.com ($), Michigan is looking to add Stanford’s Wayne Lyons to its secondary.  Stanford sources tell us senior defensive back Wayne Lyons of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. is in […] The post Michigan Looking...
Via Diehardsport
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Looking At Weber State Graduate Punter Blake O’Neill

Not only will Michigan be looking for a new quarterback next season, they also need a new punter. Blake O’Neill, a right-footed punter who joined Weber State after playing Aussie Rules Football in Australia, may be the guy.  He was offered a scholarship after talking with special teams coach, John Baxter. Awesome speaking to @CoachJohnBaxter with @ProkickAus […] The post Michigan...
Via Diehardsport
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Weber State clips North Dakota, 67-60

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) Jeremy Senglin scored 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting and added five rebounds to lead Weber State to a 67-60 victory over North Dakota on Thursday night. Richaud Gittens finished with 14 points, and Joel Bolomboy added 10 points and nine boards for the Wildcats (9-11, 4-5 Big Sky). After North Dakota's Carson Shanks made a layup to cut Weber State's lead to...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

NAU women's basketball falls to Weber State

OGDEN, Utah -- Every Lumberjack rally was answered by the Weber State Wildcats, and the Northern Arizona women's basketball team was unable to complete its second half comeback in a 66-53 loss on Thursday. Senior Erikka Banks led NAU with her sixth double-double of the season of 15 points and 10 rebounds in the defeat that dropped the Lumberjacks' record to 6-8 and 2-2 in the conference...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Senglin, Weber State topple NAU

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Jeremy Senglin scored a career-high 25 points and Weber State picked up its first road victory, beating Northern Arizona 74-65 on Thursday night. Senglin made three of Weber State's eight 3-pointers and sank 12 of 15 free throws to help the Wildcats (8-8, 3-2 Big Sky) get the elusive road win on their sixth try. Weber State won for the seventh straight time at...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Idaho holds off Weber State, 86-84

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Mike Scott's jumper with :03 left to play lifted Idaho to an 86-84 Big Sky Conference victory over Weber State Saturday night. With the win Idaho (7-6) goes to 2-0 in its return to the Big Sky while Weber State (5-8), the preseason conference favorite, falls to 0-2 on its season-opening road trip. Sekou Wiggs led the Vandals with 22 points and Scott added another...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Gittens scores 25; Weber St. beats Bristol 109-59

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Richaud Gittens scored a career-high 25 points and had six assists to lead Weber State past Bristol 109-59 on Saturday night. Gittens made 8 of 12 field goals, including 5 of 5 from 3-point range. Jeremy Senglin had 20 points on 9-of-10 shooting and six assists. Chris Golden added 15 points, including three 3's, and Joel Bolomboy scored 13 while grabbing nine rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 19 Oklahoma State holds off Weber State women 55-49

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Roshunda Johnson scored 16 points, including the final go-ahead bucket late in the second half, to lift No. 19 Oklahoma State to a 55-49 win over Weber State on Thursday night. LaShawn Jones contributed 13 points and Brittney Martin had 11 for Oklahoma State (8-1), which took a 30-19 advantage into the break but had to quell a Weber State rally to secure its sixth...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

BYU basketball: Haws' ankle injury dampens Cougars rout of Weber State

Ogden • BYU rolled past instate rival Weber State for the 12th straight time on Saturday night, exploding out of the gates at the shooter-friendly Dee Events Center with a barrage of three-pointers. But there was very little celebrating outside the locker room after the 76-60 win over the Wildcats (3-5) in front of 10,122 fans, because superstar guard Tyler Haws suffered an ankle...
Via The Salt Lake Tribune - BYU
December 14, 2014

Live blog: BYU basketball at Weber State basketball

Via The Salt Lake Tribune - BYU
December 13, 2014

BYU basketball: Cougars looking to bounce back from Utah loss against Weber State

Ogden • BYU basketball coach Dave Rose always talks about the dangers of letting one hard loss turn into two. His advice will be tested mightily on Saturday night, as the Cougars (7-3) try to rebound from Wednesday’s devastating loss in another instate rivalry game, this time against 3-4 Weber State. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. at the Dee Events Center, and the game will be televised...
Via The Salt Lake Tribune - BYU
December 12, 2014

Jordan Mickey drops 27 to lead LSU past Weber State, 72-58

Jordan Mickey scored a career-high 27 points and had 14 rebounds
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
November 22, 2014

LSU vs. Weber State: CHALK TALK

The Tigers tumble into the consolation bracket against the Wildcats after losing Friday to Old Dominion.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
November 21, 2014

Illinois State sails by Weber State, 73-64

ST THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell scored 20 points and hauled in seven rebounds, Daishon Knight finished with 18 points, and Illinois State beat Weber State 73-64 in the opening round of the Paradise Jam on Friday night. Reggie Lynch added 12 points on 5-of-9 from the field for the Red Birds (1-1), who outrebounded Weber State 17-9 on the offensive end and...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA places Weber State on probation for three years

The NCAA has imposed sanctions on Weber State after it found that a math instructor had improperly helped Wildcats football players. The NCAA put Weber State on probation for three years, reduced scholarships for the football program and imposed at least $5,000 in fines for violating ethical conduct rules. The NCAA says the math instructor completed coursework for five players, giving...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Weber State beats Northern Colorado 34-21

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Jadrian Clark passed for three touchdowns, Bo Bolen ran 27 yards for another score on Saturday, and Weber State beat Northern Colorado 34-21. Making his fourth start for the Wildcats (2-9, 2-5 Big Sky), Clark was 16 of 25 for 251 yards and two interceptions, with scoring passes of 14 and 33 yards to Kamana Kaimikaua, and 16 yards to Cameron Livingston for a 21-7...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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