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Here's a look back at last season and what's in store for 2016 with the new season 100 days away.

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

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. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

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Morning links: Bill Walton, Gov. Herbert sound off on BYU-Utah cancellation; are the Jazz in the WNBA?; crazy trick shot from Weber State

Eclectic college basketball commentator and Utah leader react to news of Cougars and Utes calling off rivalry; mishap appears on stat sheet in San Antonio; Weber State hoopster hits trick shot. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

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Report: Oregon State to hire USU’s Kevin Clune as defensive coordinator, Weber State’s Cory Hall as position coach

Gina Mizell of The Oregonian reported Wednesday that Oregon State will replace its former defensive coordinator, new BYU head coach Kalani Sitake, with Utah State's Kevin Clune, will also hire... Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

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Best of the West: Trying to crack the western college basketball puzzle

Aside from a possibly one team, it may be impossible to piece together any of the western conferences this season. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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

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. Read more »

Jan. 2, 2016

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Utahns who made us love sports in 2015

After covering sports in the state of Utah in 2015, these 15 players and coaches stood out for the way they made us smile, laugh and cry — sometimes at the same time (we're looking at you,... Read more »

Dec. 31, 2015

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Deseret News Sports Podcast: Recapping the year's top sports headlines and our favorite athletes of 2015

The DeseretNews.com sports staff breaks down the top headlines and the influential sports people of the 2015 year. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2015

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Weber State hits school-record 19 3-pointers, blows past NAIA's Multnomah

Joel Bolomboy had a double-double with 18 points and 14 rebounds and Weber State hit a school-record 19 3-pointers as the Wildcats beat Multnomah 114-47 Monday night at the Dee Events Center. Read more »

Dec. 28, 2015

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Local flavor in the NBA (and beyond): Fredette shines, Lillard sits

A look at how the NBA and D-League players with local ties have performed on the floor over the last month. Read more »

Dec. 28, 2015

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Weber State's Joel Bolomboy named Big Sky Player of the Week

Weber State’s Joel Bolomboy has been named this week’s Big Sky Conference men’s basketball Player of the Week after leading the Wildcats to a win over South Dakota State last... Read more »

Dec. 28, 2015

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Thankfully, preseason diet of cupcakes is almost over for Big Four men's hoops teams

As we turn the final page of the 2015 calendar, we'll not only be saying goodbye to another year but we'll also thankfully say good riddance to Big Four collegiate men's preseason basketball games... Read more »

Dec. 26, 2015

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Former Beehive State collegians extending careers overseas

Former Beehive State collegians extending careers overseas. Read more »

Dec. 26, 2015

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Weber State basketball: WSU to retire the jersey of men's basketball standout Bruce Collins

Weber State Athletics will retire the jersey of former Wildcat men’s basketball standout Bruce Collins. His jersey number 22 will be retired during Weber State’s home game on Feb. 13,... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2015

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UVU basketball: Wolverines drop a 61-56 decision at Weber State

The Utah Valley University women's basketball team dropped a 61-56 decision at Weber State on Saturday, despite a career-high tie of 21 points from Sam Loggins. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2015

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Men's basketball: Costly mistakes haunt Weber State in double-OT loss to Utah Valley

Not even Joel Bolomboy's performance of 28 points and 20 rebounds was enough to help WSU leave with a win as UVU erased an 8-point deficit in the final 2:20 and hung on down the stretch to claim... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2015

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UVU basketball: Utah Valley hosts in-state foe Weber State on Wednesday night

The Utah Valley University men's basketball team wraps up a four-game home stand against in-state foe Weber State on Wednesday night at the UCCU Center. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. MT. Read more »

Dec. 7, 2015

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Kentucky State hires former Utah State, Weber State coach John L. Smith to coach Thorobreds

Kentucky State has hired former Louisville and Arkansas coach John L. Smith to rebuild the NCAA Division II Thorobreds. Read more »

Dec. 7, 2015

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BYU basketball analysis: How the Cougars beat Weber State (+video)

A look at how the Cougars performed in their win over the Weber State Wildcats on Saturday afternoon. Read more »

Dec. 5, 2015

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Hollis: What this state needs is an annual college men's hoops tournament

Wanted: An annual instate college men's basketball tournament featuring BYU, Utah, Utah State and Weber State — maybe even Utah Valley and Southern Utah — and an end to so many podunk... Read more »

Dec. 5, 2015

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Weber State basketball: Wildcats can't quite get past Cougars — again

Weber State's basketball squad squared off with BYU Saturday afternoon at Vivint Arena and for the 13th consecutive time the Cougars came away victorious — this time by a 73-68 margin, an... Read more »

Dec. 5, 2015

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Weber State coach Randy Rahe prepares team for up-tempo basketball clash with Cougars

Weber State men's basketball coach Randy Rahe's team is riding high with a five-game winning streak, but he knows he'll have his hands full when the Wildcats tangle with BYU's up-tempo style... Read more »

Dec. 4, 2015

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BYU basketball notebook: Emery to miss next game due to flagrant foul; issues apology

On one play, freshman Nick Emery took center stage of the BYU-Utah rivalry. The Cougar guard threw a punch at Ute guard Brandon Taylor with 1:44 remaining in Utah’s 83-75 victory at the... Read more »

Dec. 4, 2015

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Weber State basketball: Wildcats cruise to easy victory against overmatched NAIA foe

Joel Bolomboy had his seventh straight double-double with 20 points and 13 rebounds, Zach Braxton added 15 points and McKay Cannon and Kyndahl Hill scored 10 each as Weber State steamed past NAIA foe Pacific Union College 95-57... Read more »

Dec. 1, 2015

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Local flavor in the NBA (and beyond): Lillard shines, Fredette returns

A look at how the players with local ties have performed in the NBA and the D-League during the last few weeks. Read more »

Nov. 30, 2015

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Randy Hollis: 2015 college football campaign in Utah offered best, worst of times

The 2015 college football season for Utah's "Big Five" schools was pretty solid all the way around. Yet, with a couple of breaks here and there, it could've been better. Read more »

Nov. 28, 2015

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Weber State basketball: Wildcats down Drake 74-58

Jeremy Senglin scored a career-high 34 points, including a career-best eight 3-pointers, and Weber State beat Drake 74-58 Tuesday night in the second round of the Gulf Coast Showcase. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015

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WSU football: 10 Wildcats earn All-Big Sky honors

Weber State football placed 10 players on the Big Sky All-Conference team, which was released Tuesday by the conference. One Wildcat earned first team honors, five were named to the second team and... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2015

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Weber State advances in Gulf Coast Showcase, 63-60 over CMU

Joel Bolomboy had 19 points and 15 rebounds and Weber State beat Central Michigan 63-60 in the first round of the Gulf Coast Showcase on Monday night. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2015

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WSU cross-country: Weber State women finish 22nd at NCAA Cross Country Championships

The Weber State women’s cross-country team finished 22nd overall at the NCAA Championships on Saturday in Louisville, Kentucky. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2015

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Weber State football: Wildcats run over Idaho State, clinch first winning season since 2010

WSU overcame its early struggles and finished strong with a 35-14 victory over Idaho State Saturday to clinch its sixth win of the season — the same amount of wins it had in the last three... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2015

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Weber State football: Wildcats eye first winning season since 2010

Following its bye week, WSU can secure its sixth win this season, the same amount of wins it had in the three years prior to Hill’s arrival combined, and post a winning record for the first... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2015

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Utah, BYU and Weber women's cross-country teams head to NCAA Championships

All three local college teams secured at-large bids, which is based on their times and finishes from the entire season. Utah finished fourth at the regional meet last weekend, while BYU finished... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2015

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Bolomboy, Weber State beat Antelope Valley 90-47

Joel Bolomboy had 15 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks on Thursday night, and Weber State pulled away late in the first half for a 90-47 win over NAIA Antelope Valley. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2015

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College basketball: Utah State Aggies hang on to win season opener at Weber State

Tim Duryea records his first Division I victory as a head coach despite loss of David Collette earlier in the week Read more »

Nov. 13, 2015

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#StateOfHoops: Live coverage of the UVU-BYU, USU-Weber State and SUU-Utah basketball games

The college basketball season tips off tonight, and for the first time since all the schools became Division I schools, the six Utah men's basketball programs will play against each other on... Read more »

Nov. 13, 2015

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Morning links: Which Utah teams will make NCAA Tournament?

Early bracketology has Utah in, disagreements on BYU and Weber State; Jackson signs National Letter of Intent with Duke; Carroll sinks game-winner for Real Madrid. Read more »

Nov. 13, 2015

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Duryea heads into inaugural game as USU coach without second-leading scorer

Weber State is looking to avenge last year's loss in Logan that featured an 18-point lead at halftime. Read more »

Nov. 13, 2015

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Deseret News Sports Podcast: State of Hoops Preview (including Larry Krystkowiak, Kyle Davis and Mark Pope)

DeseretNews.com writer Brandon Judd sits down with BYU forward Kyle Davis and UVU head coach Mark Pope, and also hear from Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak. Read more »

Nov. 13, 2015

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Local flavor in the NBA: Fredette returns, Lillard dominates

A look at how NBA players with local ties have performed so far this season. Read more »

Nov. 12, 2015

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State of Hoops: A look at Utah's basketball teams as they prepare to open season against each other (+video)

The college basketball season opens Friday and the six Utah men's basketball programs will play against each other on the same night. To celebrate the occasion, we sat down with the players as they... Read more »

Nov. 12, 2015

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College basketball: Southern Virginia represents itself well against Weber State

Southern Virginia fell to Weber State 83-57 in exhibition play, but the Knights represented themselves well in their second trip to Utah in as many years. Read more »

Nov. 8, 2015

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Weber State controls UC Davis in a 23-3 win

Freshman Treshawn Garrett had 19 carries for 152 yards and two touchdowns as Weber State defeated UC Davis 23-3 on Saturday. Read more »

Nov. 7, 2015

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Weber State football: Wildcats look to bounce back against UC Davis

After dominating the No. 5 Eastern Washington statistically but coming up short on the scoreboard 14-13, WSU returns home and looks to continue its impressive play and get back on track with a win... Read more »

Nov. 7, 2015

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Morning links: Max Hall getting second chance as high school coach; LDS missionary hoops it up

Former BYU quarterback serving as high school offensive coordinator in Arizona after arrest last year; Utah native and Gonzaga-bound guard Jesse Wade appears in video from mission; former Weber... Read more »

Nov. 6, 2015

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SUU's Houle named Big Sky men's cross-country coach of the year, Weber State's Pilkington earns women's honor

Two in-state coaches swept the Big Sky men's and women's cross-country coach of the year honors handed out Thursday. Read more »

Nov. 5, 2015

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Morning links: BYU's Collinsworth, Weber State's Bolomboy 'mid-major players to watch'; Jazz making fewer 3s than Stephen Curry

Cougar guard expected to shine from the get-go with no injury rust to shake off; Jazz's struggles, Stephen Curry's hot start highlighted; Beehive state football players among Top 100 NFL prospects. Read more »

Nov. 5, 2015

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Former Weber State star Damian Lillard lights up Jazz with 35 points in Portland win

Damian Lillard, who once hoped the Jazz might discover him when he played for Weber State, showed the Jazz why he's a legitimate NBA superstar as he scored 35 points Wednesday night to lead... Read more »

Nov. 4, 2015

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Eastern Washington holds off Weber State 14-13

Jordan West threw two touchdown passes to Cooper Kupp and Eastern Washington held on to defeat Weber State 14-13 on Saturday. Read more »

Oct. 31, 2015

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Weber State football: Troubled by inexperience, Wildcats look to bounce back at No. 5 EWU

After squandering two chances at going on a three-game winning streak for the first time since 2010, Weber State looks to escape the youth that haunts them at No. 5 Eastern Washington on Halloween... Read more »

Oct. 30, 2015

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Local flavor in the NBA (and beyond): Jimmer Fredette finds a landing spot

A look at how the NBA players with local ties performed during the preseason and the start of the regular season. Read more »

Oct. 30, 2015

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