Monthly Archives: March 2012

First WSU scrimmage set for Saturday

From the WSU athletics department: OGDEN, Utah — New head football coach John L. Smith and the Weber State football team will hold the first full scrimmage of spring practice this Saturday, March 31. The Wildcats will scrimmage beginning at … Read More

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Rahe mentioned as potential Colorado St. candidate

Weber State coach Randy Rahe’s name has come up in connection with the Colorado State job recently vacated by Tim Miles. The Coloradan newspaper mentioned Rahe, a former CSU assistant under Stew Morrill, among a list of others who might be … Read More

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New rule adds twist as Lillard makes NBA decision

As Weber State standout Damian Lillard weighs whether or not to jump to the NBA after his junior season, he’s operating under a different set of rules than pro prospects in the past. As I wrote in Monday’s WSU Notes … Read More

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Weber State at Loyola Marymount in 2nd round of CIT on Sunday

The Wildcats are going on the road. Weber State will travel to Loyola Marymount to play on Sunday at 4 p.m. MT in the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. The Wildcats advanced Tuesday with a win against in-state rival … Read More

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Big Sky names Montana’s Tinkle coach of the year

From the Big Sky Conference: OGDEN, UTAH (March 12, 2012) – The University of Montana’s Wayne Tinkle has been selected by his peers as the 2011-12 Big Sky Conference Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year. Tinkle guided Montana to the … Read More

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Weber State to host Utah Valley in CIT

Weber State (24-6) will host Utah Valley on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Dee Events Center in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. The Wolverines are coached by Dick Hunsaker, who graduated from Weber State in 1977 and … Read More

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Lillard 1 of 5 finalists for Cousy Award

From Weber State: Weber State junior guard Damian Lillard has been named one of five final candidates for the 2012 Bob Cousy Award, recognizing the nation’s top point guard. The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the final five … Read More

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Rahe: Richardson was gamechanger in Big Sky semifinal

Weber State’s slow start against Portland State on Tuesday in its Big Sky semifinal win was a combination of rust from a week off and regaining confidence after a poor showing in last week’s showdown with Montana for the Big … Read More

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Weber State-Montana title bout: “It’s going to be a battle royale”

Based on their records, it’s no surprise to see Weber State and Montana in the Big Sky tournament title game, but neither team was able to coast in the semifinals. Weber State edged Portland State 69-63 in the early game … Read More

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Lillard named District VIII player of the year

From Weber State Sports: Weber State junior Damian Lillard has been named the District VIII Player of the Year, the United States Basketball Writers Association announced Tuesday. He was also named to the All-District Team. In addition, Lillard was named … Read More

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