Western Athletic Conference
A person with knowledge of the situation confirmed Thursday that San Jose State and Utah State are jumping from the Western Athletic Conference to the Mountain West Conference in 2013 for football.
Romario Souza scored 19 points as Louisiana Tech beat up on San Jose State 75-49 on Thursday night, extending the Bulldogs’ winning streak to three games.
Keith Shamburger scored 13 of his 21 points in the two overtimes to lead San Jose State to its first conference victory, beating Fresno State 79-71 Thursday night.
Chandler Jones caught a 37-yard touchdown pass from Matt Faulkner with 36 seconds remaining, and San Jose State beat Hawaii 28-27 on Friday night in a wild game that included six turnovers by each team.
Eighth-seeded San Jose State (17-15) gave Utah State everything it could handle in the semifinals despite playing for the third straight day.
Keith Shamburger and Adrian Oliver had 28 points each, and San Jose State knocked off another higher seed in the Western Athletic Conference tournament by beating Idaho 74-68 in the quarterfinals on Thursday.
San Jose State (16-14), the eighth seed, trailed most of the way before a late run put the Spartans up five with less than 2 minutes left.