WEBER STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP

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 Associated Press
June 22, 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'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...
Via Fox Sports
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

BYU's Nick Emery reprimanded by WCC for punch

BYU guard Nick Emery was "reprimanded" by the West Coast Conference on Thursday afternoon.The freshman guard was ejected in the second half of Wednesday's 83-75 loss to Utah for punching Utes guard Brandon Taylor.Emery faces the automatic one-game suspension by the NCAA and will miss BYU's game against Weber State on Saturday. Emery apologized in a statement released by the WCC...
Via Fox Sports
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Former coach's advice to Michigan's O'Neill: You have to move on and punt next week

You have to move on. That's the message Weber State coach Jay Hill delivered to his former punter Sunday, the day after Blake O'Neill became a household name.On Saturday, the 22-year-old Australian reached Bill Buckner-level infamy when he committed an error that squandered Michigan's two-point, fourth-quarter lead over arch-nemesis Michigan State.As practically everyone has seen...
Via Fox Sports
October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oregon State QB Seth Collins Leaps Over Weber State Defender

It is always tough replacing a good player, but having to do so is also part of the game no matter what level you are at. Oregon State had to figure out who would succeed Sean Mannion this season. When the quarterback challenge began there were seven candidates. By time opening night came around true freshman Seth Collins had become the lead dog.When he made plays like the leaping...
Via FatManWriting
September 05, 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

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 Associated Press
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona gets past Weber State in tournament opener

Top-seeded Wildcats overcome slow start, late scare for 68-59 win to advance to third round of NCAA tournament.
Via FOXSports.com
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 March Madness: Arizona Vs. Weber State – Game Time, TV Schedule, Predictions

The West Region is certainly geographically accurate, and the 1-16 game is no exception. Top seed Arizona faces off against Ogden, Utah’s Weber State University. The winner will advance on to face the winner of Gonzaga and Oklahoma State. Be sure to click here for more on Arizona and Weber State. Also, check out our printable bracket here. Date: Friday, March 21, 2014 Time...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona gets No. 1 seed, ASU gets in at No. 10

Arizona's loss to UCLA in the Pac-12 tournament final turned out to be all but meaningless. The Wildcats were selected as the top seed in the West Regional -- second overall behind top overall seed Florida -- when the NCAA tournament field was announced Sunday. Arizona will play 16th-seeded Weber State in the first round on Friday. The West Regional also includes second-seeded Wisconsin...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Davion Berry Headlines Big Sky Awards

Davion Berry of Weber State has been named Big Sky MVP. Joining Berry on the All-Big Sky First team are Tyler Harvey, Troy Huff, Kareem Jamar, Mikh McKinney and Quinton Upshur. On the All-Big Sky Second Team are Derrick Barden, Chris Hansen, Kyle Tresnak, Tate Unruh and Gary Winston. Joel Bolomboy was named Defensive Player of the Year, while Jeremy Senglin received Freshman of the Year honors.
Via RealGM
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Frost's senior day spoiled as Weber State upends NAU women

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The NAU women's basketball team (9-18, 6-12 Big Sky) led by as much as 13 with 5:02 left in the game, but Weber State spoiled Senior Day for the Lumberjacks stealing a 74-73 decision Saturday night. The Wildcats' Kalie Matthews hit a free throw with 0.2 seconds to send NAU to a loss in its home finale. "When it comes down to the end, you never know which way the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

NAU women come up short in loss to Weber State

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The Northern Arizona women's basketball team hung around into the final minutes but ultimately came up short in a 72-65 loss to Idaho State on Thursday night in the Skydome in a pivotal Big Sky matchup for both teams. The Lumberjacks fell to 9-17 overall and 6-11 in league play and will need to win out to keep their postseason hopes alive. "Everything we do is...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

NAU women outgun Weber State with balanced effort

OGDEN, Utah -- A season-best six players scored in double figures, led by 21 points each from senior Amanda Frost and freshman Brittani Lusain, as the Northern Arizona women's basketball team utilized a total team effort to defeat Weber State 96-87 on Thursday night. The Lumberjacks' 96 points marked a new season high. "I'm struggling with our defense still, but I have no qualms...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 31, 2014  |  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 and...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 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 came...
Via Associated Press
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...
Via Associated Press
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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