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Great Clips of the Week: Jimmer Fredette goes for 73 in China; Utes lacrosse stuns defending champs

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 11:00am

Fredette’s most recent accolades, as well as a massive upset in local college lacrosse and a game-ending brawl in Division III basketball, are part of this weekend’s Great Clips of the Week.

Thompson leads Oregon State past Utah, 68-67

Kyle Odegard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 10:13pm

Despite dropping their first 14 Pac-12 games, Oregon State players remained confident in their abilities.

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

Holli Joyce, KSL.com 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.

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.

Hard work, persistence lands Paulicivic dream job as Utah gymnastics coach

Holli Joyce, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 12:10pm

From the moment she won a national championship as a gymnast for Utah, Meredith Paulicivic knew she wanted to earn a ring as a Utah gymnastics coach.

'A very pleasant surprise': Utah athletics generates $79M in latest fiscal year

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 9:05am

There are a lot of reasons that fans, faculty and staff of the University of the Utah can have to believe the Pac-12 is working for the Utes. In its athletic department, that includes another giant year in revenue.

Before Terry Francona was AL manager of the year, he was a close friend to Ute baseball coach

Brittany Copeland  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 9:45pm

Before he was the American League’s manager of the year, he and Utah coach Bill Kinneberg were best friends. The two met in 1977, and have remained close ever since.

'Head scratcher' scores give No. 4 Utah gymnastics team 1st loss of season

Holli Joyce, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:21pm

No. 4 Utah gymnastics’ undefeated season ended with a 196.550-196.525 loss to No. 11 Oregon State. The meet came down to the last routine of the day, as judges gave Kaytianna McMillan a 9.925 on floor to seal the upset.

Daniels leads Utah to 85-61 win over Washington

Kareem Copeland, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 5:43pm

Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak showed off a bandaged hand after a win against Washington on Saturday. The injury was sustained while breaking a clipboard during an early timeout after another slow start from the Utes.

U. athletics audit was a ‘question of who is the sheriff in town’

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 8:50am

Hoping to put the issue finally to rest, Utah’s Speaker of the House Greg Hughes defended the Legislature’s decision to audit the University of Utah athletics department Friday.

Collette scores 22, Utah beats Washington State 74-70

Kareem Copeland, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 10:11pm

Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak said his team disrespected the game with some selfish second-half play that led to a double-digit lead disappearing. The Utes, however, were able to gather themselves and avoid a third straight loss.

Patrick Kinahan: BYU, Utah look bound for NIT — maybe against each other

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:19am

With less than one month to go in the regular season, BYU and Utah are not on track to earn a bid to the NCAA tournament. At this point, it appears both need to win their respective conference tournaments to land the automatic NCAA berth.

Ben Anderson: The Utes are still looking for a quarterback

Ben Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 10:17am

With the addition of Troy Taylor and four-star transfer Cooper Bateman, the Utes are still in need of an elite quarterback.

Senators: U. athletics shouldn't have been audited

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 1:38pm

Lawmakers should apologize for auditing the University of Utah Athletics Department, Sen. Jim Dabakis said Monday during a review of the findings to the Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee.

Myriad issues costing Runnin’ Utes a tournament bid

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 10:13am

For the Runnin’ Utes, the season rests on maintaining consistency. It’s not just one thing, but several aspects of the game that are keeping Utah from likely receiving an NCAA Tournament bid.

Locals in the Super Bowl: Cougars' Van Noy, Utes' Rowe play role in Patriots' comeback

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 8:59pm

Quarterback Tom Brady won his fifth Super Bowl title with a 34-28 overtime victory over the Atlanta Falcons at NRG Stadium in Houston. But he got a little bit of help from a pair of former local college football standouts.

Utah gymnastics overcome 'uncomfortable' pressure to beat Cal

Holli Joyce, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 4th - 9:36pm

Utah remained undefeated over once-unbeaten Cal, winning 196.450-195,725. MyKayla Skinner (39.500) won the all-around for the fifth-straight meet and MaKenna Merrell (39.375) placed second.

Game Night Live: Signing Day 2017 special

KSL.com  |  Posted  Feb 4th - 7:10pm

Three schools from the Pac-12 signed six of the top-10 recruits from the state of Utah, including Southern California in early enrollee Tayler Katoa from Layton and No. 1 overall recruit Jay Tufele from Bingham.

Travis powers Stanford past Utah

Jeff Faraudo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 4th - 5:05pm

Reid Travis scored 13 of his 26 points in the final 8-plus minutes as Stanford pulled away to beat Utah 81-75 in a seesaw Pac-12 Conference game Saturday.

Cal survives Utah in double-overtime

Jeff Faraudo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 2nd - 10:51pm

Jabari Bird saw point guard Charlie Moore drive into the lane and knew the ball might come his way.