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Utah Jazz select Weber State's Joel Bolomboy with 52nd pick of the draft

Weber State's double-double king is staying in Utah.

How to watch March Madness: Everything you need to know men's and women's tournaments

A look at the who, what, where, when and how of the college basketball postseason scene Read more »

March 15, 2016

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Deseret News Sports Podcast: A deeper look into Utah's matchup with Fresno State in NCAA tournament

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 »

March 15, 2016

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Weber State basketball: Wildcats glad to finally put end to Grizzly curse

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 »

March 14, 2016

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Morning links: March Madness predictions and who leaked the bracket?

A look at some of the national conversation after the men's NCAA Tournament bracket was unveiled on Sunday. Read more »

March 14, 2016

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Weber State basketball: Wildcats will take the dance floor Friday vs. Xavier

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 »

March 13, 2016

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Bracket breakdown: A look at all 68 teams in the NCAA tournament field

NCAA Tournament capsules for the Big 12, MWC, WAC, WCC, Sun Belt, Ohio Valley and Ivy League. Read more »

March 13, 2016

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Xavier aiming to make more history during the NCAA tournament

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 »

March 13, 2016

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Weber State earns NCAA berth with win over Montana in Big Sky championship game

Weber State maintained a slight lead virtually the whole way to claim the Big Sky title. Read more »

March 12, 2016

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Weber St. beats N. Dakota 83-78 in OT, advances to Big Sky tournament championship

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 »

March 11, 2016

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Weber State basketball: Joel Bolomboy is one of five finalists for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award

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 »

March 11, 2016

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Utah's Jakob Poeltl, Weber State's Joel Bolomboy named finalists for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award

The Beehive State duo are among five players still in running for honor given to the nation's best center. Read more »

March 11, 2016

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Weber State basketball: Wildcats set to open Big Sky tourney title quest

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 »

March 10, 2016

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Top-seeded Weber State survives upset bid from Portland State

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 »

March 10, 2016

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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 »

March 9, 2016

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Brad Rock: Rahe keeps racking up wins

When it comes to walking the walk, Weber State basketball coach Randy Rahe is all over it. Read more »

March 8, 2016

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Weber State basketball: Joel Bolomboy named Big Sky MVP

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 »

March 7, 2016

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Big Sky hopes to build its brand by bringing tournaments to Reno

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 »

March 5, 2016

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College basketball: Idaho beats Big Sky leader Weber State, 62-58

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 »

March 3, 2016

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Bracketology update: Utah seen as a consensus No. 3 seed

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 »

March 3, 2016

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Tournament countdown: BYU set, Utah and other local teams fight for seeds

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 »

March 2, 2016

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Best of the West: Utah, California surging in final week of regular season

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 »

Feb. 29, 2016

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Scuffle breaks out after Dusty Baker comes up big as Weber State downs Montana

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 »

Feb. 27, 2016

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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 »

Feb. 26, 2016

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Weber State basketball: Wildcats tops Montana State 68-60 without Bolomboy

Jeremy Senglin scored 17 points and Kyndahl Hill had 14 of his 16 in the second half to lead Weber State to a 68-60 win over Montana State on Thursday night. Read more »

Feb. 25, 2016

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Tournament countdown: Local college basketball conference races tighten as season nears end

The West Coast Conference ends its regular season this week, while Utah and Weber State have opportunities to make a big jump in their respective conference races and UVU can earn the chance to... Read more »

Feb. 24, 2016

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Best of the West: As conference season winds down, 3 conferences remain in dead heat

While some of the conferences in the West appear to be settled, the race for the top seeds in the Pac-12, West Coast and Big Sky conferences remain down to the wire in the final weeks of the... Read more »

Feb. 22, 2016

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Weber State's Joel Bolomboy has bone bruise in left knee, timetable for return uncertain

The diagnosis for Weber State senior Joel Bolomboy's injury came out Monday when coach Randy Rahe announced his star forward has a bone bruise in his left knee. He was injured during the Wildcats'... Read more »

Feb. 22, 2016

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Weber State basketball: Bolomboy injured, Senglin leads Wildcats past Northern Arizona 77-74

Jeremy Senglin scored 22 points and Big Sky Conference leader Weber State, missing double-double machine Joel Bolomboy, edged Northern Arizona 77-74 on Saturday for its 20th victory. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2016

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Morning links: Ken Niumatalolo says 'things weren't meant to be' at BYU; Damian Lillard congratulates Joel Bolomboy

After declining BYU football head coaching job, Midshipmen coach expresses satisfaction about staying at Navy; Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach delivers powerful eulogy after his wife is... Read more »

Feb. 19, 2016

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Joel Bolomboy leads Weber State over Southern Utah 87-83

Joel Bolomboy scored a career-high 34 points with 10 rebounds and Weber State held off Southern Utah 87-83 on Thursday night. Read more »

Feb. 19, 2016

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Weber State adds former Cougars Bills, Hadley to staff

Weber State football added two former BYU players and coaches, Kelly Bills and Preston Hadley, to its coaching staff. Read more »

Feb. 17, 2016

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Ex-coach Ron McBride voices support for medical cannabis

Ron McBride, former football coach at the University of Utah and Weber State University, joined a state lawmaker Wednesday to voice support for a bill that would legalize medical cannabis in Utah. Read more »

Feb. 17, 2016

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Tournament countdown: A look at the local college basketball conference races as March approaches

Teams are positioning for a strong seed in conference basketball tournaments with the regular season winding down. Here's what the league tournament pictures look like currently for college... Read more »

Feb. 17, 2016

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Wildcats top Portland State, give coach Randy Rahe win No. 200

Weber State started fast Saturday night and held off a late charge from Portland State to earn an 87-78 victory. The win gave coach Randy Rahe career victory No. 200. Read more »

Feb. 13, 2016

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Weber State retires jersey of Bruce Collins, one of Wildcats' all-time greats

Nearly 40 years after he came to Ogden to begin his collegiate basketball career, Bruce Collins — the all-time leading scorer in school history — was deservedly honored by Weber State... Read more »

Feb. 13, 2016

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Football is dead. Long live football: Key dates for the 2016 college football and NFL offseason

There's little down time in the football world, as the offseason is dotted with key dates, from spring ball and fall camp in college to the draft and training camp in the NFL. Here's a look at the... Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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Former Weber State guard Damian Lillard named finalist for U.S. Olympic basketball team

USA basketball announced Wednesday that Portland Trail Blazer and former Weber State guard Damian Lillard has joined the list of finalists for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team. The 2016... Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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WSU softball: Wildcats start 2016 season in California

The Weber State University softball team throws out the first pitch of the 2016 season this weekend in Fullerton, California, looking to build on last year's record-setting campaign. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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Best of the West: Oregon begins to flex its muscles

The Ducks have become the undoubtable leader of the region over the past month, but how long will that last with a difficult road game Thursday? Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Weber State basketball: Joel Bolomboy named Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award Finalist

Weber State men’s basketball senior Joel Bolomboy is one of the 10 finalists for the 2016 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award. The 10 finalists were released Friday by the Naismith... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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WSU Football: Weber State announces 2016 football signing class

Weber State football coach Jay Hilll annouced the addition of 31 players to join the Wildcats' football program as part of National Signing Day on Wednesday Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Weber State soccer: Wildcats sign 11 players to NLIs

The Weber State University women's soccer team signed 11 players, including 10 from the Beehive State, to a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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College football signing day central: Complete up-to-the-minute coverage

Today is the first day prospective college football players can sign National Letters of Intent. While many have already expressed their commitments to BYU, Utah, and Utah State, there are... Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Morning links: Which Utah school has most Super Bowl appearances?; BYU-to-Big 12 talk returns

CBS Sports looks at the schools with the most appearances in the big game; Big 12 Conference presidents to meet this week, discuss expansion; incoming Utah freshman Tyler Huntley "has got the juice." Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Best of the West: Oregon pulls off impressive win; SDSU beginning to pull away in MWC

Perhaps the biggest win of the Pac-12 Conference season came Thursday, signaling a changing of the guard in the league. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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Refocused, energized Wildcats 'have fun' at Thunderbirds' expense in blowout

After a couple of tough games, Weber State came out firing against Southern Utah and coasted to a 77-50 win. Ryan Richardson led the Wildcats with 17 points as teammate Joel Bolomboy recorded yet another double-double. Read more »

Jan. 30, 2016

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Weber State softball: Weber State tops preseason Big Sky poll

Defending Big Sky Conference softball champion Weber State was selected to repeated as league champion in the preseason coaches straw poll, released by the league office Friday morning. Weber State... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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Weber State cruises to 76-66 win over Northern Arizona

Joel Bolomboy scored 17 points and hauled in 15 rebounds to lead Weber State to a 76-66 win over Northern Arizona on Thursday night. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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Former Jazzman Millsap among NBA All-Star reserves; Weber State alum Lillard snubbed

Draymond Green and Klay Thompson were picked Thursday for the Western Conference team, giving the NBA champion Golden State Warriors three All-Stars for the first time in 40 years. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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