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Empey's trey, block help American Fork girls hold off Copper Hills in 5A semifinal

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 7:38pm

Savanna Empey had eight points and two assists, as well as the game-sealing block with 28 seconds remaining, to help American Fork hold on for a 48-45 win over Copper Hills in Friday's Class 5A girls basketball semifinal.

Viewmont girls overcome halftime deficit to earn 5A title berth

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 4:56pm

Mercedes Staples scored a game-high 21 points, including a pair of crucial free throwsthe Vikings advanced to the 5A state championship with a 49-47 win over Sky View in a Class 5A state semifinal Friday.

UVU knocks off New Mexico State, ending Aggies' 40-game streak

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 1:26pm

The UVU men's basketball team shocked the world on Thursday night by knocking off New Mexico State in Las Cruces, ending the Aggies' 40-game conference home win streak that dates back to Jan. 26, 2012.

Watch bees learn to golf with the help of scientists

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 11:52am

Bees impressively work on their short game, a women's basketball player suffers the consequences of tying her shoe while bringing the ball up the court and a men's basketball locker room fight ends with a player breaking his jaw.

Kuzma scores 25 as Utah beats Colorado, 86-81

Michael Kelly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 12:25am

Utah's road struggles found a cure in what has become a friendly place for the Utes.

Pulsipher, Wayment help BYU women pull away from Portland

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:45pm

Makenzi Pulsipher dropped 20 points and 6 assists, and Kalani Purcell had 17 points and 11 rebounds to help BYU pull away from Portland, 73-60, Thursday night in the Marriott Center.

Bryant's career night leads BYU past Portland

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:13pm

Elijah Bryant opened the game with three quick 3-pointers, and finished with a career-high 39 points to help the Cougars ease past Portland, 97-78 in the penultimate West Coast Conference game of the 2016-17 regular season Thursday night in the Chiles Center.

10-year-old Utah gymnast wins 'Gymnast of the Year'

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:05pm

Lundyn Vandertoolen was the first Utahn and first of her level to win the Gymnast of the Year award from the International Gymnast magazine. But she's taking it all in stride.

Utah's Devon Daniels suspended indefinitely prior to Colorado game

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:10pm

Freshman Devon Daniels did not travel with the team to Colorado Thursday after being suspended indefinitely, Larry Krystkowiak announced.

Box Elder ‘did just enough’ to edge Maple Mountain in 4A quarterfinals

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 3:34pm

Box Elder did not have its best game, but “did just enough” to edge past an aggressive Maple Mountain team in the girls 4A quarterfinals Thursday, winning 49-46.

BYU football adds two-game series with Tennessee for 2019, 2023

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 2:46pm

The Cougars announced a home-and-home series with Tennessee, beginning Sept. 7, 2019, at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee. A return trip to Provo is currently planned for Sept. 1 or 2, 2023, at LaVell Edwards Stadium.

Timpview holds on in 4A quarterfinal nailbitter against Springville

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 2:43pm

It took some luck and missed free throws by Springville at the end for Timpview to escape with a 55-54 win in the girls 4A quarterfinals Thursday.

Jazz let deadline pass with no trade

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:41pm

The Utah Jazz made no moves on Thursday, letting the NBA's trade deadline come and go and staying pat with their current roster.

Skyline girls upset No. 1 Alta 81-66 in 4A quarterfinals

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 1:01pm

It was all Skyline in the first game of the 4A girls quarterfinal games Thursday, upsetting No. 1 Alta 81-66.

Seniors finishing up long, short, up-and-down ride with BYU women's basketball

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:15am

Five years ago, Makenzi Morrison walked into the BYU women’s basketball program as a four-year guard from Alta High who was a consensus all-state selection and Parade All-American and owned the Hawks’ all-time record with 1,799 career points.

NBA Trade Deadline live coverage

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:00am

The NBA's trade deadline is at 1 P.M. MT Thursday. KSL.com's Andy Larsen brings you all of the latest news around the NBA, and analysis and insight on what the Utah Jazz will do.

McEwen, Merrill lift Utah State past San Jose State 81-75

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:10pm

Koby McEwen scored 23 points shooting 10 for 11 from the foul line and Sam Merrill finished with 22 on 9-for-12 shooting and Utah State held off San Jose State for an 81-75 win on Wednesday night.

Panic-free Copper Hills advances to 5A semifinals, will face American Fork

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:06pm

Copper Hills didn’t retake the lead for good until two minutes remained in the final period, but the Grizzlies got 17 points from Lenisi Fineanganofo and held off the Knights 56-43 Wednesday at Salt Lake Community College.

Derrick Favors talks trade rumors, cryptic tweets at Jazz practice

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:33pm

After a cryptic tweet, Derrick Favors was asked about the Jazz's "testing the market" for him ahead of Thursday's trade deadline. That, and more news and notes from today's Jazz practice.

Video: BYU basketball unveils Marriott Center Annex practice facility

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:42pm

If a basketball team is only as good as its practice space, the BYU basketball team took a step forward with the formal completion of the Marriott Center Annex on Tuesday night. Here's a tour of the 38,000-square foot practice facility.