2021 - 2Weber State men’s basketball team wins its fifth Big Sky Conference

  • The 2020-2021 Weber State men’s basketball team was coached by Randy Rahe, who has been at the helm of the program since 2006.
  • Despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the team was able to play a full season and finished with a record of 17-6 overall and 12-3 in conference play.
  • Weber State entered the Big Sky Conference Tournament as the top seed and defeated Montana State, Southern Utah, and Montana in succession to win the championship.
  • The championship marked Weber State’s fifth Big Sky Conference title, with previous championships coming in 1965, 1970, 2003, and 2007.
  • As champions of the Big Sky Conference, Weber State earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Division I Tournament.
  • In the first round of the tournament, Weber State faced the 3rd-seeded Kansas Jayhawks, but were unable to pull off the upset and lost by a score of 65-62.
  • Despite the loss, the tournament appearance marked Weber State’s fifth overall and their first since 2016.
  • Over the years, Weber State men’s basketball has established itself as a consistent contender in the Big Sky Conference and has produced a number of notable players, including NBA All-Star Damian Lillard.