Monday, March 11 2013, 02:15 AM MDT
Weber State Celebrates 50 Years Of College Basketball
(KUTV) Weber State celebrated 50 years of college basketball by inviting
former coaches and players back to Ogden for the season finale.
Weber State coach Phil Johnson, later the NBA Coach of the Year and a
longtime assistant with the Utah Jazz was among the honorees. Another
former Weber State coach, Dick Motta, went on to win an NBA title at
Weber State beat Eastern Washington 65-57 to finish
the Big Sky conference in second place with an 18-2 mark. Montana wins
the Big Sky with a 19-1 record and will host the conference tournament
With the new expanded 11 team conference, seven team now qualify for the conference tournament.
Montana gets a bye to the semifinals. Second seeded Weber State will
face Northern Arizona in Missoula at 3pm Thursday in the days first
quarterfinal. Sixth seeded Southern Utah will play third seeded North
Dakota in the second quarterfinal at 5:30 in Missoula. Montana State
and Northern Colorado will play in the final quarterfinal.
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