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BYU to face Wyoming in Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 1:18pm

The Cougars will face Mountain West runner-up Wyoming in the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl on Dec. 21, the bowl association announced Sunday.

Utah moves up to No. 19 in College Football Playoff rankings; Washington in playoff

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 12:46pm

The final College Football Playoff rankings were released Sunday and Utah will stay ranked.

Toolson leads UVU to win over UTSA

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 11:26pm

Conner Toolson scored 29 points to lead the Utah Valley Wolverines to a 75-71 win over UT-San Antonio on Saturday night at the UCCU Center.

The Triple Team: 3 thoughts on Jazz vs. Nuggets

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 10:45pm

Three thoughts on Hayward's third straight game with over 30 points, the Nuggets' comeback in the fourth quarter, and the in-arena sound system needing a tweak.

Penny, Pumphrey lead San Diego State to Mountain West title

Bob Moen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 10:30pm

Rashaad Penny rushed for 117 yards and two touchdowns, and Donnel Pumphrey added 110 yards and one TD as San Diego State beat Wyoming 27-24 on Saturday for its second consecutive Mountain West Conference championship.

13th-seeded BYU sweeps UNLV to advance to fifth-straight Sweet 16

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 10:28pm

Veronica Jones-Perry spiked 17 kills, and Amy Boswell added 14 kills to lift the 13th-seeded BYU women’s volleyball team to a 25-23, 25-21, 25-12 sweep of UNLV.

Indiana State comes back to edge Utah State 62-61

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 10:10pm

T.J. Bell scored a layup in a crowd under the basket with two seconds remaining as Indiana State rallied to edge Utah State 62-61 Saturday night as part of the Mountain West/Missouri Valley Challenge.

Southern California beats BYU 91-84 to remain undefeated

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 9:10pm

Playing their first game without injured forward Bennie Boatwright, Southern California showed it can survive.

Game Night Live MVPs: East's Warren rushes into record book with top honor

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 7:16pm

The 2016 high school football season wrapped up with state titles won by Bingham, East, Desert Hills, Juan Diego, Beaver and Duchesne. But we’re not done yet; let’s get to some individual superlatives.

4 potential opponents to face BYU in the Poinsettia Bowl

Dylan Cannon, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 5:20pm

Being bowl eligible for the 12th straight season, BYU football is waiting to hear what team it will be facing in the Poinsettia Bowl in just a few short weeks. Here are the top four candidates for who it “might be.”

Chapecoense fans pay homage to their fallen heroes

Don Riddell, CNN  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 3:22pm

Through thick and thin, the small Brazilian town of Chapeco has stood by its football team.

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh makes appearances at 2 Utah high schools

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 10:02am

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh visits a pair of Utah high schools, the Salt Lake Bees picked up an offseason win and LeBron James pays up on a bet.

No. 4 Washington beats No. 9 Colorado 41-10 for Pac-12 title

Josh Dubow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 12:20am

Washington's opportunistic defense and dominant running game most likely ended any debate about whether the Huskies' weak nonconference schedule would keep them out of the College Football Playoff.

Howard, BYU top Princeton in NCAA volleyball tourney's opening round

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 10:34pm

Whitney Howard put down six of her seven blocks in the second set, to help 13th-seeded BYU to a 25-22, 25-15, 25-23 sweep of Princeton in Friday’s first round of the NCAA women’s volleyball tournament at the Smith Fieldhouse.

No. 22 Utah volleyball falls to UNLV in NCAA Tourney's opening round

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 7:57pm

Bree Hammel had 18 kills, seven digs and seven blocks to lead unseeded UNLV to a 27-25, 25-21, 19-25, 25-20 upset of No. 22 Utah in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday evening in the Smith Fieldhouse.

After win over Utah State, Shaw stepping into role with BYU hoops squad

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 4:11pm

In Wednesday night’s 77-63 win over Utah State at Vivint Arena, Braiden Shaw found his place in the lineup with a career-high 10 points and five rebounds in just 14 minutes off the bench for the Cougars (5-2).

What to watch for conference championship weekend

Adam Cichoski  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 2:13pm

Teams looking for playoff spots and prestigious bowl games are making one last case in conference weekend

Utah State player pleads guilty to drug, weapon charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 12:16pm

A 24-year-old former Utah State football player has pleaded guilty to felony drug and weapon charges after he was charged with selling drugs.

SLC 4th-best city for basketball fans, 10th for soccer fans in the country, study says

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 11:02am

A study says Salt Lake City is a good place for basketball and soccer fans, a football team uses online trend to score two points and a soccer player is doing his part to send fans to a championship game.