Northern Colorado’s March Madness dreams are still alive

The Field House. College Sports coverage from The Denver Post’s Kyle Fredrickson. The Buffs are done. Same with the Rams. But not the Bears. Northern Colorado defeated Weber State 80-55 on Thursday in the Big Sky Tournament quarterfinals as the last local men’s basketball team still in contention for an NCAA Tournament berth. UNC (22-11, 11-7) needs just two more victories for...
Via The Denver Post
7 days ago

Northern Colorado races past Weber State in Big Sky Tournament

RENO, Nev. — Andre Spight scored 25 points, Jonah Radebaugh added 20 and fifth-seeded Northern Colorado raced past fourth-seeded Weber State 80-55 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Conference Tournament. Spight had three 3-pointers and a 3-point play, scoring the last 12 points of a 14-0 run that put the Bears (22-11) in the lead for good, 19-7 with 11½ to go in the...
Via The Denver Post
8 days ago

Harding, Braxton lead Weber St. over Sacramento St. 83-73

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Jerrick Harding scored 21 points, Zach Braxton added 19 and Weber State beat Sacramento State 83-73 on Saturday night for its ninth straight win.
Via AP on Yahoo
27 days ago

Braxton, Harding lift Weber St. past N. Colorado 71-66 in OT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) -- Zach Braxton scored a career-high 25 points and tied a career high with 13 rebounds and Weber State beat Northern Colorado 71-66 in overtime on Saturday night.
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February 11, 2018

Weber State beats North Dakota 84-76 for sixth straight win

OGDEN, Utah (AP) -- Zach Braxton scored 22 points, Jerrick Harding 21 and Brekkott Chapman added 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead Weber State over North Dakota 84-76 on Thursday night.
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February 08, 2018

Harding hits 5 3s, scores 29; Weber St. beats N. Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Jerrick Harding scored 29 points and Dusty Baker added 17, including a career-high tying five 3-pointers, to help Weber State beat Northern Arizona 87-55 on Saturday night.
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February 04, 2018

Harding, Braxton lead Weber State past Idaho State 77-70

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) -- Jerrick Harding scored 22 points, Zach Braxton got his fourth double-double of the season and Weber State held off Idaho State for a 77-70 win Saturday night.
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January 27, 2018

16 most underappreciated college football stars in 2017

It’s easy to see why college football stars like Heisman winner Baker Mayfield, Saquon Barkley and Bradley Chubb get all the media attention. They’re veritable rock stars on the gridiron, and we don’t begrudge them their status.That said, there are plenty of other players who put together tremendous campaigns this past college football season. And they deserve to be recognized more...
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December 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Sabally scores 22 points, No. 10 Oregon routs Weber State

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Satou Sabally scored 22 points and Sabrina Ionescu had 21 points and a career-high 14 assists to help No. 10 Oregon rout Weber State 114-87 on Saturday. Sabally, a 6-foot-4 German freshman making her first start, was 8 of 11 from the field and made three 3-pointers for the Ducks (7-1). Oregon has won four straight. The teams were nearly even from beyond the arc...
December 02, 2017

Weber State football: Wildcats remain No. 18 in FCS coach's poll, move up to 20th in STATS rankings

After a dominating 41-3 win over UC Davis in its Big Sky football opener Saturday, Weber State continued to climb in the national polls. The Wildcats remained ranked 18th in the nation in the FCS Coaches poll and jumped three spots to 20th in the STATS FCS media poll. This is the highest ranking for Weber State under head coach Jay Hill and is the highest the Wildcats have been ranked...
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September 25, 2017

Winning/successful teams that came out of the blue

Every new season brings hope for teams and fans, no matter the expectations around the league, and one of the great joys in sports is a team that comes out of nowhere to exceed expectations. Sometimes these teams go all the way to win titles in their respective sports, while others simply capture the hearts and minds of just about everyone by defying the odds.The following 25 teams...
September 13, 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...
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March 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Weber State pulls away late, beats EWU in Big Sky semis

RENO, Nev. (AP) Jeremy Senglin scored 22 points, Dusty Baker had 17 and Weber State pulled away in the last five minutes to beat Eastern Washington 80-72 on Friday night in a Big Sky Conference Tournament semifinal. No. 3 seed Weber State (19-12) plays top-seeded North Dakota (21-9) in Saturday's championship. Senglin is the second player at Weber State and the fourth in the Big...
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March 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Senglin's 24 leads Weber St past S Utah 90-70 in Big Sky

RENO, Nev. (AP) Jeremy Senglin scored 24 points and third-seeded Weber State pulled away for a 90-70 went over 11th-seeded Southern Utah in the Big Sky Conference tournament on Thursday night. Zach Braxton and Dusty Baker added 15 points and Jerrick Harding 15 for the Wildcats (18-12), who face second-seeded Eastern Washington in the semifinals on Friday. Despite shooting 71...
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March 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Sacramento State upsets Big Sky leader Weber State 77-74

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Trevis Jackson buried a 3-pointer and Nick Hornsby followed with a layup in the final minute as Sacramento State upset the Big Sky Conference leader Weber State 77-74 on Thursday night. The Wildcats, trailing 62-50 with 7:06 left, closed to 70-69 following a Ryan Richardson trey with 2:09 remaining. Hornsby answered with a jumper, then Jackson dropped in...
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February 10, 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...
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February 08, 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...
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January 21, 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...
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January 19, 2017  |  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,...
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January 19, 2017  |  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...
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December 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Senglin scores 22, Weber State beats Utah State 77-71

LOGAN, Utah (AP) Jeremy Senglin had 22 points, including three 3-pointers, Jerrick Harding hit three more 3s and scored 14 and Weber State held off Utah State for a 77-71 win on Wednesday night. Kyndahl Hill added 11 points and seven rebounds and Ryan Richardson scored 10. Utah State took a 67-66 lead on a layup by Koby McEwen with 2:55 left but Senglin hit two free throws before...
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December 22, 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...
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December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Denver edges Weber State 57-55

OGDEN, Utah (AP) C.J. Bobbitt scored 17 points while hauling in 12 rebounds, and Joe Rosga hit the go-ahead bucket with 12 seconds remaining Saturday night to lift Denver past Weber State 57-55. In a back-and-forth second half, Denver (3-4) tied the game at 55-all on Bobbitt's jumper with 2:12 left, then both teams went cold over the next two minutes before Rosga made the winning...
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December 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Buffalo holds off Weber State 74-72 in Great Alaska Shootout

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Blake Hamilton had 23 points with eight rebounds and scored Buffalo's final five points Saturday to help the Bulls beat Weber State 74-72 in the third-place game of the Great Alaska Shootout. Hamilton's 3-pointer gave the Bulls a 72-68 lead with 15 seconds left and his pair of free throws made it 74-71 at the 5-second mark. Buffalo (4-2) took a 69-65 lead...
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November 27, 2016  |  Discuss

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
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