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A WSU referee holds a basketball during a game on Jan. 21.

Buzzer-beater at the Dee

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch, Asst. sports editor January 24, 2023

Weber State University's men's basketball beat Sacramento State 50–48 on a game-winning layup from forward Dillon Jones on Jan. 21 at the Dee Events Center. The win comes after the Wildcats blew out...

Buzzer-beater en el Dee

Nathanael Stout, Translator January 24, 2023

El equipo de baloncesto de la Universidad Weber State ganó contra Sacramento State con marcador 50-48 gracias a un lanzamiento definitivo del delantero Dillon Jones el 21 de enero en el centro de eventos...

A stripe in the streak: WSU loses to ISU

Simon Mortensen, Sports editor January 19, 2023

After a 2–0 in-conference start, Weber State University’s men’s basketball team lost 67–57 to Idaho State University on Jan. 7 at the Dee Events Center. “We didn’t have that same edge to us...

Weber State guard Steven Verplancken shoots over a double team. The Wildcats scored 30 points in the paint against Saint Martins.

A scuffle with the Saints

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch, Asst. sports editor January 19, 2023

Weber State University’s men’s basketball team beat Saint Martin’s University 82–58 on Dec. 10 at the Dee Events Center. Weber State’s head coach Eric Duft said the Saints are a Division II...

Wildcat center Alex Tew goes up for a two-handed slam during a game on Jan. 7.

An Early-Season Analysis

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch, Asst. Sports Editor January 17, 2023

The men’s basketball season is fully underway, and Weber State University is ranked No. 5 in the Big Sky Conference with new head coach Eric Duft at the helm. Almost halfway through the season, it’s...

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....

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