Weber State faces Montana in Big Sky semis
Weber State (18-14, 12-9) vs. Montana (24-8, 17-4)
Big Sky Conference Tourney Semifinals, CenturyLink Arena, Boise, Idaho; Friday, 6:30 p.m. EDT
Harding carries Weber State in Big Sky tourney win
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Jerrick Harding had 23 points as Weber State topped Portland State 81-71 in the Big Sky Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday.
Weber State meets Portland St. in Big Sky quarters
No. 5 seed Portland State (16-15, 11-9) vs. No. 4 seed Weber State (17-14, 11-9)
Big Sky Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, CenturyLink Arena, Boise, Idaho; Thursday, 3:30 p.m....
Eastern Washington holds off Weber State 80-77
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Mason Peatling had 23 points and Jesse Hunt added 22 with 12 rebounds as Eastern Washington held off Weber State 80-77 in the regular-season finale for both teams on Saturday...
EWU seeks revenge on Weber State
Eastern Washington (13-17, 11-8) vs. Weber State (17-13, 11-8)
Dee Events Center, Ogden, Utah; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Eastern Washington seeks revenge on Weber State after...
Harding carries Weber St. over Idaho 93-59
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Jerrick Harding had 22 points as Weber State romped past Idaho 93-59 on Thursday night. Cody John added 20 points for the Wildcats.
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Balint Mocsan had 20 points as Idaho State narrowly defeated Weber State 78-74 on Monday night.
Kelvin Jones had 19 points and 10 rebounds for Idaho State (10-17,...
Idaho State looks to end streak vs Weber State
Weber State (16-12, 10-7) vs. Idaho State (9-17, 5-12)
Holt Arena, Pocatello, Idaho; Monday, 9:05 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Weber State looks to extend Idaho State's conference losing...
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Jordan Davis had 34 points as Northern Colorado easily defeated Weber State 85-61 on Thursday night.
Trent Harris had 16 points for Northern Colorado (19-9, 13-4 Big...
Weber State looks for road win vs N. Colorado
Weber State (16-11, 10-6) vs. Northern Colorado (18-9, 12-4)
Bank of Colorado Arena, Greeley, Colorado; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Weber State looks for its third straight win...
Harding scores 28 to lead Weber St. past Montana St. 94-82
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Jerrick Harding had 28 points as Weber State topped Montana State 94-82 on Saturday night.
Caleb Nero had 19 points for Weber State (16-10, 10-5 Big Sky Conference). Cody John added 18 points. Brekkott Chapman had 14 points and 14 rebounds for the home team.
Tyler Hall had 25 points for the Bobcats (12-13, 9-6), whose four-game winning streak came to end. Harald Frey added 25 points. Keljin Blevins had 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Pridgett scores 29 to lead Montana past Weber State 83-80
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Sayeed Pridgett had a career-high 29 points plus 16 rebounds and Montana won its eighth consecutive game, narrowly beating Weber State 83-80 on Thursday night.
Harding carries Weber St. past N. Arizona 86-71
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Jerrick Harding scored 29 points as Weber State defeated Northern Arizona 86-71 on Saturday. Cody John added 25 points for the Wildcats. John also had six rebounds for the Wildcats.
Israel Barnes had 11 points for Weber State (15-9, 9-4 Big Sky Conference). Michal Kozak added eight rebounds.
Ted McCree had 17 points for the Lumberjacks (7-16, 5-8). Bernie Andre added 13 points and eight rebounds. Brooks DeBisschop had nine rebounds.
Harding has 25 points, Weber St. tops Sacramento St. 75-65.
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Jerrick Harding had 25 points and Brekkott Chapman added 15 to go with seven rebounds and four assists as Weber State got back on the winning track, beating Sacramento State 75-65 on Saturday night.
Weber State (14-8, 8-3) had won four straight Big Sky Conference games before dropping two in a row to Montana and Portland State.
Strickland’s late 3 lifts Portland St. over Weber St., 76-75
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Deante Strickland nailed a deep 3-pointer to give Portland State the lead with 24 seconds left and the Vikings held on to beat Weber State 76-75 on Thursday night.
Derek Brown added a pair of free throws with four seconds left to make it a four-point lead for Portland State (9-11, 4-5 Big Sky).
Weber State continues domination of Montana State, 93-84
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Jerrick Harding, the reigning Big Sky Conference player of the week, tallied 23 points, Brekkott Chapman scored 21 and Zach Braxton pitched in with a double-double to propel Weber State to a 93-84 victory over Montana State on Thursday night.
Weber St. alone atop Big Sky, beats Northern Colorado 78-64
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Cody John scored 14 of his 20 points in the second half to help Weber State pull away and beat Northern Colorado 78-64 on Saturday night in a game for sole possession of first place in the Big Sky Conference.
Weber State (12-6, 6-1 Big Sky Conference) has won seven of its last eight games. Northern Colorado (11-7, 5-2) has lost two of its last three since starting conference play 4-0. The Bears host Weber State on Feb. 28.
Harding, Chapman pace Weber State past Idaho State 76-59.
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Jerrick Harding scored 28 points, Brekkott Chapman added 19 points and 14 rebounds and Weber State broke away from Idaho State 76-59 Thursday night.
Harding made 10 of 16 shots and was 4 of 8 from 3-point distance, Chapman was 8 of 14 from the floor as the Wildcats shot 55 percent to Idaho State's 33 percent.
Weber State (11-6) remained tied with Northern Colorado atop the Big Sky Conference standings at 5-1. The teams meet Saturday in Ogden.
Weber State beats Portland State 95-88 in OT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jerrick Harding scored 23 points, and Brekkott Chapman had five of his 19 points in overtime as Weber State beat Portland State 95-88 on Saturday night.
Weber State (10-6, 4-1 Big Sky Conference) scored the last seven points in the extra period, and rebounded from a 90-82 OT loss at home to Southern Utah on Jan. 5 that snapped its four-game win streak.
Adams’ double-double helps S. Utah beat Weber St. 90-82, OT
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Andre Adams tied his career best with 18 points and grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds to help Southern Utah beat Weber State 90-82 in overtime Saturday night and snap a four-game skid.
Chapman’s double-double helps lead Weber St past NAU 77-52
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Brekkott Chapman finished with 17 points and a career-high 16 rebounds and Weber State pulled away from Northern Arizona in the second half for a 77-52 win Thursday night.
The Wildcats (9-5, 3-0 Big Sky Conference) led 31-27 at halftime before launching into a 20-3 run in which six different players scored. Caleb Nero's layup made it 53-32 with 13:51 remaining and Weber State led by at least 20 points the rest of the way.
Harding, Chapman help Weber State beat Idaho 93-87
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Jerrick Harding made 6-of-6 free throws in the final minute and finished with 24 points, Brekkott Chapman had a double-double, and Weber State held off Idaho for a 93-87 win Monday.
Chapman finished with a season-high 21 points and 10 rebounds. Zach Braxton had 18 points, on 5-of-6 shooting, and Cody John scored 11 for Weber State (8-5, 2-0 Big Sky Conference).
Weber State beats Eastern Washington 84-72 in Big Sky opener
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Caleb Nero scored a career-high 19 points and Weber State pulled away early in the second half to beat Eastern Washington 84-72 on Saturday in a Big Sky Conference opener.
The Wildcats had a 37-33 halftime lead and opened the second half with a 20-3 run. Michal Kozak scored all seven of his points during the stretch and capped it with a 3-pointer with 13 minutes remaining.
Harding’s 36 points power Weber St. past Delaware St., 83-69
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Jerrick Harding scored a season-high 36 points and Weber State closed out its nonconference schedule by cruising past Delaware State, 83-69 on Saturday afternoon.
Weber State (6-5) snapped a three-game losing streak that includes a home court loss to in-state rival Utah Valley and opens Big Sky Conference play Saturday at Eastern Washington.
Utah Valley smacks in-state rival Weber State, 75-63
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson scored 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Utah Valley built an 18-point first-half lead and made it stand up for a 75-63 win over in-state rival Weber State on Saturday night.
Utah Valley now has won two straight after having its five-game win streak snapped at Arizona. The Wolverines evened the all-time series with Weber State at six wins each.
Huggins, Fresno St. squeeze Weber St. in 71-52 victory
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Braxton Huggins scored 17 points and Noah Blackwell 16 and Fresno State beat Weber State 71-52 on Wednesday night.
Fresno State (6-2) gradually began to take control in the latter part of the first half with a 15-5 spurt in a little more than seven minutes for a 30-20 halftime lead. The Bulldogs held Weber State (5-3) to 7-of 27 (26 percent) shooting including 2 of 12 from 3-point range. The Wildcats didn't help their cause and missed 6 of 10 foul shots.
Harding scores 30, Weber State beats BYU 113-103
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Jerrick Harding made 11 of 17 from the field, including 4 of 6 from 3-point range, and finished with 30 points to help Weber State beat BYU 113-103 on Saturday night.
Cody John tied his season-high with 22 points and Zach Braxton had 10 points and 11 rebounds for Weber State.
Chapman scores season-best 18, Weber St. topples Benedictine
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Brekkott Chapman scored 18 points on six 3-pointers, five players reached double digits and Weber State ran away from Benedictine University of Arizona 100-61 Tuesday night after a week away from the court over the holiday.
Chapman's 18 points and six treys are both season highs. Jerrick Harding scored 15 points on a trio of 3-pointers and three players scored 11 each — Cody John, Ricky Nelson and Israel Barnes. The Wildcats (4-2) made 14 3-pointers in 27 attempts.
Durham’s 3 helps CSUB beat Weber St. for Junkanoo Jam title
BIMINI, Bahamas (AP) — Greg Lee scored 17 points and Damiyne Durham hit a 3-pointer with five seconds left to help CSU Bakersfield beat Weber State 68-67 on Sunday night in the championship game of the Junkanoo Jam.
Barnes’ buzzer-beating 3 lifts Weber State over CMU 78-76
BIMINI, Bahamas (AP) — Israel Barnes hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Weber State a 78-76 win over Central Michigan in the second night of the Junkanoo Jam on Friday.
Cody John grabbed the rebound off David DiLeo's missed free throw with 7.8 seconds left and drove it inside the top of the key before kicking to Barnes on the left wing.
Harding scores 31 in debut as Weber St. beats San Jose St.
BIMINI, Bahamas (AP) — Jerrick Harding was stellar in his season debut, scoring 31 points to lead Weber State to an 85-77 victory over San Jose State on Thursday night in the first round of the Junkanoo Jam.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — 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 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 first half. Spight had 17 points at the break and the Bears led 42-26.
Harding’s record-breaking 46 lift Weber State past Montana State in overtime
Jerrick Harding made history Saturday afternoon in Bozeman, Montana.
The sophomore guard poured in 46 points in Weber State ’s 95-92 overtime win at Montana State, putting his name on a school record and giving Weber State (20-10, 13-5 Big Sky ) a win to close the regular season.
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Jerrick Harding set a Weber State single-game record with 46 points on Saturday to lead the Wildcats past Montana State 95-92 in overtime.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Ahmaad Rorie scored 20 points and Montana clinched the Big Sky Conference regular season title with 75-57 victory over Weber State on Thursday night.
Weber State’s 9-game winning streak halted in loss to Eastern Washington
OGDEN — Weber State couldn’t make the late plays it needed on either end of the floor — including stopping Bogdan Bliznyuk in the paint — and saw its nine-game winning streak snapped with a 75-70 loss to Eastern Washington at the Dee Events Center.
Bliznyuk scores 27, Eastern Washington beats Weber St. 75-70
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 27 points, 19 in the second half, and Eastern Washington beat Weber State with a 75-70 victory on Thursday night that ended the Wildcats' nine-game winning streak.
The Wildcats (19-8, 12-3), with alum and Portland Trail Blazer Damian Lillard in attendance, dropped a game behind first-place Montana (13-2), which was idle, in the Big Sky Conference while the Eagles (15-13, 10-5) moved to within a game of third-place Idaho (11-4), which lost at Idaho State.
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.
The Wildcats (19-7, 12-2 Big Sky Conference) remain in second place in the conference standings behind Montana. Sacramento State (6-21, 3-11) has lost six in a row.
Harding was 9-of-14 shooting and Braxton made 8 of 12 from the field while grabbing nine rebounds. Ryan Richardson added 16 points for Weber State.
Richardson has 27, Weber St tops Portland St 95-86 in OT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ryan Richardson scored eight of his 27 points in overtime and Weber State defeated Portland State 95-86 on Thursday night for its eighth straight win.
Richardson scored eight straight Wildcat points in the extra session, his jumper and 3-point play starting a 10-0 run for a 91-83 lead with 33 seconds left.
Weber State (18-7, 11-2 Big Sky Conference) closed regulation on a 6-0 run with Richardson's layup with 33.5 seconds remaining tying the game at 77.
Overtime Muscle: Weber State fights back, beats Northern Colorado 71-66
OGDEN — It was a sluggish start, but a nail-biting finish.
Sophomore guard Jerrick Harding and junior center Zach Braxton took care of business in overtime Saturday night to lift Weber State over Northern Colorado in a tough 71-66 win at the Dee Events Center.
“I really think that game was won tonight by our defense,” WSU head coach Randy Rahe said. “After we gave up 19 offensive rebounds, we were pretty fortunate to find a way.”
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.
Jerrick Harding scored 23 points and made two free throws at the end of regulation to force overtime, and his jump shot with 2:53 left in the extra session made it 65-63 and Weber State (17-7, 10-2 Big Sky) never trailed again.
Weber State basketball: Wildcats use clutch plays late to beat North Dakota
OGDEN — Weber State used late free-throws to put an end to its four-game losing streak against North Dakota with an 84-76 victory Thursday night at the Dee Events Center.
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.
Ryan Richardson scored 13 points for the Wildcats (16-7, 9-2), who won their sixth straight and remain alone in second place in the Big Sky Conference behind 12-0 Montana. The victory also snapped a four-game losing streak against the Fighting Hawks (8-16, 3-9).
Weber State basketball: Wildcats blast Northern Arizona in 87-55 road win
Weber State men’s basketball earned its third-straight road win Saturday night with a dominant 87-55 performance over Northern Arizona in Flagstaff.
The Wildcats (15-7, 8-2 Big Sky) held the Lumberjacks (4-20, 1-10) to 37 percent shooting from the field while shooting 60 percent themselves.
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.
Harding made 5 of 7 from 3-point range and finished 11-of-15 shooting. Ryan Richardson had 16 points and Zach Braxton scored 10 for Weber State (15-7, 8-2 Big Sky Conference). The Wildcats have won five in a row and eight of their last nine.
Weber State wins 4th straight, beats Southern Utah 90-80
CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Jerrick Harding and Dusty Baker each scored 21 points and Weber State extended its winning streak to four with a 90-80 win at Southern Utah on Thursday night.
The Wildcats remain in second place in the Big Sky Conference, two games back of unbeaten conference leader Montana and one game up on both Idaho and Eastern Washington.
Weber State uses early run, late free throws to defeat Idaho State in Pocatello
POCATELLO, Idaho — After losing to Idaho State at home, the Wildcats wanted to return the favor Saturday night in Pocatello, Idaho.
In a back-and-forth game, Weber State did just that, defeating the Bengals 77-70 at Holt Arena.
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.
Braxton finished with 16 points on 7-for-11 shooting and hauled in 12 rebounds. Ryan Richardson added 15 points, all from long range to help Weber State (13-7, 6-2 Big Sky Conference) pick up its third-straight win.