In addition to Haws' season-high 24 points, Childs made a crucial stop on a potential game-tying bucket in the game’s final minute to help the Cougars hold on for a 74-68 win over Weber State in front of an announced crowd of 7,729 fans at Vivint Arena.
Ethan Ratke nailed a 46-yard field goal as time expired to help defending national champion James Madison survive the visiting Wildcats, 31-28 in a Football Championship Subdivision quarterfinal Friday night in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Weber State coach Jay Hill wanted to celebrate his 11-2 Wildcats' win over Southern Utah in the second round of the FCS playoffs, even joking he could do a back flip in the Thunderbirds' gymnastics facility that served as a postgame press area.
Weber State quarterback Stefan Cantwell threw for 299 yards and two touchdowns, and ran for 105 yards and another score, as the No. 8 Wildcats pulled away from No. 13 Southern Utah, 30-13 in the second round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs Saturday night in Cedar City.
Derrek Ballard, KSL.com | Posted
Nov 29th - 8:46am
This year, Utah’s most exciting game isn’t between the first schools to come to mind. This year, Utahns will have their eyes on the second round of the FCS playoffs when Southern Utah University hosts in-state rival Weber State.
Dillon Anderson, KSL.com | Posted
Nov 25th - 8:24pm
Stefan Cantwell hooked up with Drew Batchelor for two second-quarter touchdowns and then found tight end Andrew Vollert for a 21-yard score in the fourth quarter as Weber State defeated Western Illinois 21-19 on Saturday in the first round of the FCS playoffs.
The Thunderbirds (9-2) earned a No. 8 seed in the FCS playoffs, and the Thunderbirds — who clinched a third Big Sky Conference championship in three years Saturday — will face the winners of Weber State and Western Illinois at Dec. 2 in Cedar
After the heartbreak of last year's conference final, Weber State hopes to improve on its performance. The Wildcats will have a difficult road ahead of them, losing two star players and being picked as the runner-up in the Big Sky Conference.