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5A STATE WRESTLING: Anderson leads Pleasant Grove to 6th straight title

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:36pm

Pleasant Grove's Ben Anderson had waited four years for the chance to write his name in the Utah wrestling record books. He wasn't going to wait a minute longer.

4A STATE WRESTLING: Father-son combo Dischers lead Wasps to 2nd straight title

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:05pm

Thursday night's state wrestling title was extra special for Wasatch's Jakob Discher — not just because he celebrated his own title and a second-straight Class 4A championship with the Wasps at Utah Valley's UCCU Center. He did so with his dad.

Refs ruin end of college basketball game; Peyton Manning with egg on face

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 2:41pm

Refs ruined the end of the Colorado State-Boise State basketball game Wednesday night after a controversial call.

Cougars' bounce-back resolve will be tested at San Francisco

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 11:59am

The 2015-16 season hasn't been perfect for BYU men's basketball — far from it, at 17-8 on the season and 8-4 in West Coast Conference play. But every time the Cougars have been knocked down, they've managed to get back up.

Hill's return might not be in BYU's best interest

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:32am

Taysom Hill has been an explosive player for BYU, but the quarterback's college career has been plagued by injuries. Having already graduated Hill could transfer and be immediately eligible. The new coaches say they want Hill to return to BYU.

Dave Rose: 'One guy needs to rise up'

Freddy Woods  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 7:50am

During the "Coach Rose Show," Dave Rose discussed the importance of someone stepping up and leading the team through adversity.

Bonam scores 18 as Utah beats Washington 90-82

Kareem Copeland, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 10:10pm

Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak addressed the play of Lorenzo Bonam and others during a team meeting this week. The Utes were coming off consecutive losses and Bonam was benched in a loss to Oregon on Sunday.

The Triple Team: 3 thoughts on Jazz vs. Pelicans

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 9:49pm

Three thoughts on the Jazz not getting much help from their bench, turnovers hurting Utah, and an estimation of the chances that the Jazz make a deal before next week's trade deadline.

Bos, Wasps take first-day lead at 4A state wrestling tournament; PG rolls in 5A

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 9:45pm

Wasatch heavyweight Ben Bos took a pair of first-period pins Wednesday in the 285-pound weight class, becoming one of 11 Wasatch wrestlers to advance to Thursday's quarterfinals at the Class 4A state tournament held at Utah Valley's UCCU Center.

Big Sky commissioner to retire after 20 years at helm

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 8:28pm

Big Sky Conference Commissioner Doug Fullerton will retire after 20 years at the head of the conference, the longtime executive announced Wednesday. Fullerton's retirement will take effect June 30.

Game Center: Utah vs. Washington

KSL.com  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 7:00pm

Follow along as the Utah Utes take on the Washington Huskies at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City with KSL.com's live Game Center.

After 4-game trip, BYU women's hoops returns home with WCC title in sights

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 4:01pm

After a four-game road trip, the 20-4 BYU women's basketball team returns to the Marriott Center for a three-game homestand that begins Thursday at 6 p.m. against San Francisco.

Watch: Big shots from Rodney Hood and Gordon Hayward win Jazz's 7th straight

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 11:15am

Big shots from Rodney Hood and Gordon Hayward brought the Jazz to their 7th straight victory Tuesday night. That, plus three more fun highlights from the world of sports.

Utah 'struggling together' as they look to rebound

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 9:31am

No matter the sport, coaches and players love to talk about the game not being won on the court or field but in the practice and preparation leading up to the game. The preparation is just an extension of what took place in the game.

Video: High school senior with Down syndrome hits last second 3-pointer

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 9:22am

When Robert Lewis suited up for the Franklin Road Academy basketball team, it gave fans an extra reason to cheer. When he hit a last-second three-pointer, while being guarded by his own brother, it send the fans into a frenzy.

Aggies snap losing skid with home win over New Mexico

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 11:17pm

Chris Smith had 19 points and four assists, and Lew Evans added 15 points and six rebounds to help Utah State snap a five-game losing skid night with an 80-72 win over New Mexico in the Spectrum.

Childs, Bingham down Copper Hills; Layton's Kemp connects with backboard

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 10:42pm

BYU commit Yoeli Childs grabbed 15 points and 13 rebounds to help Bingham boy's basketball defeat Copper Hills, 66-59 to move to 9-0 in Region 3 and clinch the league's top seed in the Class 5A state playoffs.

Hayward lifts Jazz over Mavs 121-119 in OT for 7th straight

Schuyler Dixon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 10:41pm

Gordon Hayward and the Utah Jazz now have a win that coach Quin Snyder views as validation for the hot streak his young team is enjoying.

The Triple Team: 3 thoughts on Jazz vs. Mavericks

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 10:35pm

Three thoughts on the Jazz winning their most pivotal game in years, the clutch shots from Rodney Hood and Gordon Hayward that made it work, and Trey Lyles' unique contribution.