Weber State Wildcats
Jeff Smith is unquestionably one of the most beloved people ever associated with Weber State athletics.
Since the first NFL draft in 1936, 38 players with Utah ties have been taken in the third round. Here's how they stack up against each other. Read more »
Idaho will drop to the Football Championship Subdivision beginning in 2018 and intends to join the Big Sky Conference, school President Chuck Staben said Thursday. Read more »
The cost of attending college continues to go up in Utah and across the country. But the average starting wages for college graduates in the state is also on the rise, according to a recent... Read more »
Longtime Wildcats coach and director of golf Jeff Smith was awarded posthumously after dying in February from leukemia. Read more »
There have been 26 players with Utah ties selected in the first round of the NFL Draft since it began in 1936. How do they stack up against each other? Read more »
NCAA President Mark Emmert makes a stop in Logan to discuss the state of college athletics on Thursday afternoon. Read more »
Weber State University leaders on Wednesday announced a successful fundraising campaign culminating in the university's 125th anniversary this year. Read more »
Morning links: LeBron James 'live tweets' Jazz-Rockets 1997 Western Conference Finals game; 2017 Bracketology
ESPN's Joe Lunardi releases his first bracketology for 2017; NBA star provides commentary on classic Jazz game; Enes Kanter photoshops mustaches onto all his teammates Read more »
Students at John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics at Weber State are learning firsthand how to use 3-D printing technology to bring their creative product ideas to life. Read more »
Weber State's Joel Bolomboy was named the MVP of the Reese’s College All-Star Game after posting a double-double to help lead the West All-Stars team to an 89-85 win over the East All-Stars at the game played at NRG Stadium in... Read more »
Weber State's Joel Bolomboy had 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead the West to an 89-85 win over the East in the NCAA All-Star game Friday. Read more »
A look at the best players from the Utah Division 1 schools for the 2015-16 college basketball season, including player of the year. Read more »
Utah's college students could be paying anywhere from $108 to $278 more in tuition next year, with additional increases in student fees at some institutions. Read more »
Weber State’s Joel Bolomboy has been selected to play in the 2016 Reese’s College All-Star Game this weekend at the Final Four in Houston. Read more »
Utah center Jakob Poeltl was named a second-team All-American by the Associated Press on Tuesday afternoon, adding to the list of post-season honors the sophomore has received. Read more »
Deeshyra Thomas scored a team-high 20 points, leading the Weber State women’s basketball team past USC Upstate 79-53 in the Women’s Basketball Invitational semifinals on Wednesday at the Dee Events Center. Read more »
Weber State's football team begins its second week of spring practice and Year 3 of head coach Jay Hill's reclamation project, with several strong returnees from last year, including 17 returning... Read more »
This season Weber State won the Big Sky regular season title, the Big Sky Tournament title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament. In honor of WSU's 26 wins this season, here are 26 season... Read more »
Morning links: Actor Rob Lowe recalls distracting Karl Malone; will Utah football win the Pac-12 South?
Lowe recounts bothering former Jazz great during playoff game against the Los Angeles Lakers; ESPN writer makes case for Utes' success in 2016; Damian Lillard appears in New York Times on Twitter's... Read more »
The Weber State men's basketball season ended with a 71-53 loss to Xavier in Friday's first round of the NCAA Tournament. And though they lose star big man Joel Bolomboy, the Wildcats have set... Read more »
A 13-0 first-half run gave Xavier a big lead and Weber State was forced to play catch-up the rest of the night, pulling within seven three times in the second half but the 'Cats didn't get closer... Read more »
For the first time in a long, long time, Weber State will be an underdog when it takes the court Friday night in its NCAA Tournament matchup with Xavier. WSU head coach Randy Rahe likes being in... Read more »
Weber State will be a decided underdog when the Wildcats go up against second-seeded Xavier in Friday's first-round matchup of the NCAA Tournament at St. Louis. But WSU coach Randy Rahe says his... Read more »
Morning links: Jakob Poeltl, Joel Bolomboy among NCAA Tournament's 68 best players; Kalani Sitake dances
University of Utah, Weber State big men on Yahoo list; BYU football coach does The Robot at Cougars men's basketball game; former Ute Eric Weddle discusses his (lack of) beard at Ravens... Read more »
Lobbying, ranting, bragging and finger-pointing all fold nicely into basketball and elections. Read more »
Weber State, which notched a pair of memorable NCAA first-round upsets over Michigan State and North Carolina in the late-1990s, will try to shock the world again when the Wildcats go up against... Read more »
A look at the who, what, where, when and how of the college basketball postseason scene Read more »
In this week's episode, DeseretNews.com writer Carter Williams takes a deeper look at Utah and its analytical tournament odds, and also chats with Fresno State expert Matthew Kenerly. Read more »
After losing to Montana five times in the previous six years of the Big Sky Tournament — three times in the finals — Weber State was glad to end the Grizzly curse in last Saturday's... Read more »
A look at some of the national conversation after the men's NCAA Tournament bracket was unveiled on Sunday. Read more »
the 15th-seeded 'Cats (26-8), fresh from winning the Big Sky Conference championship in Reno, know they'll be a huge underdog again after learning on Sunday that they'll face a... Read more »
NCAA Tournament capsules for the Big 12, MWC, WAC, WCC, Sun Belt, Ohio Valley and Ivy League. Read more »
Weber State will have its hands full in the first round of the NCAA tournament against Xavier. Sure, the Musketeers exited the Big East Conference tournament earlier than expected, but it's... Read more »
Weber State maintained a slight lead virtually the whole way to claim the Big Sky title. Read more »
Jeremy Senglin scored nine of his 31 points in overtime and Weber State beat North Dakota 83-78 Friday night in a Big Sky Conference Tournament semifinal. Read more »
Weber State men’s basketball senior Joel Bolomboy is one of the five finalists for the 2016 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award. The five finalists were released Friday by the... Read more »
The Beehive State duo are among five players still in running for honor given to the nation's best center. Read more »
Weber State has already proven itself as the best men's basketball team in the Big Sky Conference. But for the Wildcats to reach the NCAA tournament, they'll have to do it again when they open play... Read more »
The Wildcats (24-8) will face the winner of fourth-seeded Idaho State and No. 5 seed North Dakota in a semifinal game on Friday. Read more »
LDS missions and college basketball: A Harvard man, a Cougar and a Tar Heel reflect on their experiences
Harvard's Corbin Miller, BYU's Brooke Romney and North Carolina's Stilman White are among many returned LDS missionaries playing Division I college basketball this season. Read more »
When it comes to walking the walk, Weber State basketball coach Randy Rahe is all over it. Read more »
Weber State's Joel Bolomboy has been named the Big Sky Conference MVP and Defensive Player of the Year. Jeremy Senglin was also named to All-Conference First Team, while Kyndahl Hill was named the... Read more »
In its quest to build a bigger brand, the Big Sky Conference will play its postseason tournaments at a neutral site this week — Reno. Top-seeded Weber State hopes its fans will come support... Read more »
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Victor Sanders hit a 3-pointer and Perrion Callandret made two free throws in the final 39 seconds to give Idaho a 62-58 victory over Big Sky Conference leader Weber State on Thursday night. Read more »
On a six-game winning streak, Utah is seen as a No. 3 seed by bracketology experts less than two weeks from Selection Sunday. Also, with its win over Montana, Weber State has taken the inside track... Read more »
A win or a loss could drastically change the road ahead for local teams. With the exception of BYU, whose regular season is over, local teams have one or two more games to improve their spot in the... Read more »
The Pac-12 Conference tournament picture isn't getting much clearer in the final week of regular-season action — well, other than Arizona dropping out of the regular-season title race. Read more »
It was Senior Night for Weber State, but sophomore Dusty Baker came up big for the Wildcats as they beat Montana 60-54 on Saturday night. Read more »
Morning links: Jakob Poeltl should be considered for Wooden Award; BYU football coaches go to Jazz game
ESPN writer argues that Utah center should garner votes for Player of the Year; Kalani Sitake and company attend game at Vivint Arena; Weber State basketball teams to wear patches honoring late... Read more »
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