It was consolation day at the NBA Summer League at the Thomas & Mack Center, which means consolation games for teams that have already been eliminated from tournament play at the non-regular season event.
NBA players and aspiring musicians can also write Christmas music, Seattle baseball fans are breathing new life into the "seventh-inning stretch," and South America soccer is routine chaos surrounded by a few loose rules of the Beautiful Game.
Weber State power forward Joel Bolomboy will begin the Utah Jazz Summer League with his new NBA team next week, where he will hope to cement himself into the Jazz’s rotation that includes posts like Derrick Favors, Trevor Booker and Jeff Withey.
Alyson Kulp’s three-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the sixth inning Thursday led the Weber State softball team to a 10-2 win over Montana in the Wildcats’ first game of the Big Sky Conference tournament in Ogden.
The most important thing for Weber State shortstop Aubrey Whitmer is winning, something the 34-17 Wildcats did plenty of in 2016. Because of it, the Big Sky champions will host their first-ever conference tournament beginning Thursday at 2:30 p.m.
Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press | Posted May 7th - 9:41pm
Damian Lillard had a playoff-best 40 points and the Portland Trail Blazers avoided a fourth-quarter letdown to beat Golden State 120-108 on Saturday night, cutting the Warriors' advantage in the Western Conference semifinal to 2-1.
Utah center Jakob Poeltl was one of three local college basketball players to receive Associated Press All-American honors, coming in as a second-teamer. BYU's Kyle Collinsworth and Weber State's Joel Bolomboy received honorable mention status.
Sean Walker and Rod Zundel | Posted Mar 17th - 10:20pm
Thursday's opening round of the NCAA Tournament brought some early upsets, including 12-seeds Yale and Arkansas-Little Rock with Cinderella-type upsets. Weber State hopes to continue that trend Friday.