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No. 5 Utah gymnastics defeats No. 4 UCLA with career-best performances

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 12:21am

Utah gymnastics hosted UCLA in one of the most anticipated meets of the season. The Red Rocks performed a jaw-dropping floor set to defeat the Bruins, 197.875-197.500.

Hermanson scores 17, No. 22 Saint Mary's beats BYU 70-57

Kareem Copeland, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 11:10pm

Saint Mary's knows all about the raucous atmosphere at BYU. The Gaels hadn't won in Provo since 2013 and had only come out on top in three of their previous 12 trips.

GCU hits timely shots, uses late run to beat UVU

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 9:57pm

Late-game struggles continue for the UVU men's basketball team as Grand Canyon used a 19-5 run late in the second half to defeat the Wolverines 77-71 on Saturday night in Orem.

Brinkerhoff wills Bryce Valley girls to 1st 1A girls basketball title in school history

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 9:46pm

Danielle Brinkerhoff scored 15 points to lift Bryce Valley (23-4) to its first state title in school history with a 37-36 overtime win over Tabiona in the Sevier Valley Center in Richfield.

Hooker leads N. Dakota past Weber St. 77-68 for Big Sky lead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 9:30pm

Quinton Hooker scored 22 points, Geno Crandall had 19, and Cortez Seales finished with 17 and North Dakota beat Weber State 77-68 to move a half-game ahead of the second-place Wildcats in Big Sky play.

Nevada handles Utah State 77-66

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 8:40pm

Marcus Marshall scored 22 points and had five 3-pointers and D.J. Fenner added 18 points and Nevada held off Utah State in the second half for a 77-66 win Saturday night.

South Summit wakes up, pulls away from Enterprise for 2A boys quarterfinal berth

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 7:16pm

Kaden Atkinson scored a season-high 20 points, and Nick Beasley added 16 as the Wildcats rallied in the final three quarters for a 58-48 win over Enterprise in a Class 2A boys basketball state play-in game at Orem High School.

Kyle Davis looks forward to senior night after disappointing end to BYU career

Cleon Wall  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 2:03pm

Kyle Davis never thought his career would end this way as he prepares for his final regular-season home game, wearing street clothes as BYU faces Saint Mary's on Saturday night.

Youth served as No. 3 BYU sweeps UC San Diego for 41st-straight win over Tritons

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 18th - 11:19am

Jake Langlois had 17 kills, and Leo Durkin dished out 33 assists to lift No. 3 BYU men’s volleyball to a 25-21, 26-24, 25-23 sweep of the Tritons to cap a 41-match win streak in the series Thursday night in the Smith Fieldhouse.

Murray, Hield, lead World past US, 150-141 in Rising Stars

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 17th - 10:25pm

Jamal Murray and Buddy Hield each had moments when they caught the ball in the low post, only to dribble right out to the corner, turn and let fly a 3-point shot.

Overtime trey lifts San Juan girls to 1st 2A quarterfinal since 2011

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 17th - 4:51pm

Bodell Nielson drained her fourth 3-pointer of the game from the left wing with just a few seconds left in overtime, and the Broncos survived the Tigers 58-57 in overtime of a Class 2A state play-in game at Orem High School.

Derrick Favors' struggling season, and what comes next

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Feb 17th - 12:14pm

Derrick Favors has struggled all season long, thanks to injuries and big changes in his offensive role. Is it time for the Jazz to make a trade for help?

Damian Lillard releases ‘Wasatch Front’ shoe; Football fans storm field after touchdown

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Feb 17th - 10:54am

Damian Lillard's newest shoe has Utah theme, fans create chaos by storming the field after a touchdown and the reigning National League MVP gets pranked by a Hall of Fame pitcher.

Nebraska grounds Screaming Eagles in fan-run franchise's inaugural home game

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 17th - 12:07am

High-scoring and prolific on offense, Nebraska quarterback Derrick Bernard threw for three touchdown passes and ran for four more to help the Danger spoil the Screaming Eagles’ inaugural home game in the Indoor Football League with a 78-47 win.

Emery has 26, BYU pulls away from San Diego 82-70

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 16th - 11:35pm

Nick Emery scored 26 points, four other players scored in double figures and BYU defeated San Diego 82-70 on Thursday night.

CSU Bakersfield fends off UVU, wins 7th-straight game

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 16th - 11:08pm

CSU Bakersfield used a 12-0 run late in the second half to defeat Utah Valley 80-71 on Thursday night at the UCCU Center. It was the seventh-straight win for the league-leading Roadrunners.

Brooks has 20 points and No. 7 Oregon beats Utah 79-61

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 16th - 10:14pm

Jordan Bell thinks the Oregon Ducks who are closing out the season would have won the games they lost at the start.

Giant rubber band falls on leading runner mid-race

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Feb 16th - 10:59am

In Ireland, one race was impeded by a giant rubber band that came from a nearby pole vault apparatus, hampering the leading runner. That and more in today's From Left Field!

Record-setting sharpshooter Senglin, Weber State take aim at tourney bid

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 16th - 10:15am

There are a lot of numbers in Weber State star Jeremy Senglin’s senior year: 21.0 points, 3.8 rebounds, 3.0 assists per game, for starters. He knows none of them.