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Guard position Junior Ballard running past Adams State player Sterling Benjamin, while dribbling the ball towards the basket.

What team? Wildcats!

Angelina Fontenot, Reporter November 8, 2022

Weber State University’s men’s basketball team beat Adams State University 88–76 in their exhibition game on Nov. 2 at the Dee Events Center. The Wildcats entered the game with a relatively new...

Players from both Weber States mens and womens basketball teams, the Weber State cheerleaders and Waldo the Wildcat all came out for a school spirited event with fans of all ages on Oct. 18.

A timeout with the teams

Angelina Fontenot, Reporter October 25, 2022

Weber State University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams met at the Dee Events Center to meet fans on Oct. 18. For the first time, Weber State hosted an event called “Night with the Wildcats,...

Koby McEwen hitting into a Sac State player while getting around him. (Kennedy Camarena/ The Signpost)

Shooting for a season of hoops and hopes

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch, Reporter October 6, 2022

With the new season beginning in just a month, the Wildcats hope to come out of the gate strong with new players and a new head coach. The Wildcats previously had an overall record of 21–12 in the...

Dontay Bassett goes for a layup against the Montana Griz.

Dunks and downfalls of men’s basketball

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor September 8, 2022

What looked to be Weber State University's destination to lose early in the year, the 2021-22 Big Sky conference men's basketball season came down to a close four-way race. Following Montana’s dramatic...

Eric Duft poses for a photo for Weber State Athletics. (WSU Athletics)

Running without Rahe

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor July 20, 2022

After 16 years as the head coach for Weber State University's men's basketball team, Randy Rahe's retirement came as a shock to even those inside the program. Rahe led the Wildcats to over 300 wins and...

Adding to a new era

Adding to a new era

Emily Miller, Sports editor June 27, 2022

Weber State University’s men’s basketball team announced on June 22 that Dan Russell is the newest addition to the Wildcat coaching staff. Russell, a Wyoming native, played his first two years of...

Zach Braxton dramatically dunks during his final game. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost) Photo credit: Joshua Wineholt

How math is changing the game of basketball

John Keeffer April 18, 2019

During the first half of the Weber State home men’s basketball game against Sacramento State on Feb. 2, Jerrick Harding stole the ball from an opposing guard and led the Wildcats on a fast break....

Point Guard Jerrick Harding attempts to get past Sac State defense to shoot a basket during the game.  (Ariana Berkemeier / The Signpost)

Big Sky Conference to shake up basketball schedules

John Keeffer June 11, 2018

The Big Sky Conference announced they will be adding two games to both the men's and women's basketball conference schedules starting in the 2018-19 season, allowing all teams in the conference to play...

Head Coach Randy Rahe fists bumps to his team as he cuts down the net. (Signpost Archives)

Big ’Cats of Weber

Harrison Epstein September 1, 2017

Randy Rahe - Men’s Basketball The 2017–2018 season will be Randy Rahe's 11th as the coach of Weber State University's men’s basketball team.He’s coming off a season where the Wildcats...

The Portland Trail Blazers Damian Lillard (0) takes a shot against the Golden State Warriors Draymond Green (23) in the fourth quarter of Game 3 in the Western Conference semifinals at the Moda Center in Portland, Ore., on Saturday, May 7, 2016. The Blazers won, 120-108, to trim the Warriors series lead to 2-1. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

Lillard remains an inspiration on and off the court

Spencer Stevens October 25, 2016

Local basketball fans will get a chance to watch former Weber State University men's basketball star Damian Lillard as the Utah Jazz play the Portland Trail Blazers on the NBA’s opening night at...

Wildcat moves on to German Pro B

August 17, 2012

Two years ago, Weber State University’s Lindsey Hughey played his last game at the Dee Events Center. While the careers of many student-athletes end after graduation, Hughey is still playing. Hughey...

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