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Locals in the NFL Week 5: Some locals making a splash

Jeff Thomas, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 9th - 1:30pm

Week 5 action in the NFL included a some firsts for a couple of familiar faces.

Locals in the NFL: Utah athletes making a difference in Week 3

Jeff Thomas, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 25th - 8:10am

Some locals in the NFL are making a difference on the big stage.

Jefferson's 4 TDs help Oregon State beat Southern Utah 48-25

Kyle Odegard, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 8th - 10:01pm

Jermar Jefferson said that he dreamed about playing college football all his life. On Saturday night, he had a dream game.

North Alabama wins first FCS game, beats S. Utah 34-30

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 1st - 10:21pm

Christian Lopez tossed a one-yard touchdown pass to Dexter Boykin with 12 seconds remaining and North Alabama won its first game played as an FCS member with a 34-30 victory over Southern Utah in the season opener for both teams on Saturday night.

Despite 2 Big Sky titles in 3 years, Southern Utah still out to prove doubters wrong

Jeremiah Jensen, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 12th - 10:20pm

Southern Utah has won two Big Sky football championships in the past three years. But when the Big Sky media poll and STATS FCS national preseason poll were released this past month, the Thunderbirds didn’t make the cut.

Big Sky bans athletes with convictions for violent crimes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 6th - 11:14am

The Big Sky Conference has adopted a rule that would ban student-athletes with convictions for violent crimes from participating in sports or receiving athletic scholarships at league schools.

Former BYU, SUU post Jamal Aytes signs with Swiss pro club

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 5th - 1:56pm

Aytes signed a pro contract with Starwings Basel in the Swiss Basketball League, SUU announced Tuesday, sending the former UNLV signee to Europe for his first job.

Bliznyuk breaks Big Sky scoring mark, EWU advances over Southern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 9th - 11:47pm

Bogdan Bliznyuk made 13 of 17 from the field and finished with 32 points to become to Big Sky Conference's career-scoring leader as Eastern Washington beat Southern Utah 82-70 on Friday night in the semifinals of the conference tournament.

Southern Utah upsets Idaho 92-78 in Big Sky quarterfinal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 8th - 9:34pm

Brandon Better scored a career-high 27 points, Jadon Cohee added 20 and No. 10 seed Southern Utah upset second-seeded Idaho 92-78 on Thursday night in a Big Sky Conference Tournament quarterfinal.

Southern Utah beats Idaho State 76-68 in Big Sky Tournament

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 6th - 8:54pm

Brandon Better scored 18 points, Dwayne Morgan had 11 points and 10 rebounds and Southern Utah beat Idaho State 76-68 on Tuesday night in the first round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament.

Better scores 20 in Southern Utah's 77-74 victory

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 3:18pm

Brandon Better made three 3-pointers and scored 20 points and Southern Utah defeated Sacramento State 77-74 on Saturday.

Spight scores 40 as Northern Colorado thumps Southern Utah 97-80

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 9:15pm

Andre Spight had 40 points and Anthony Johnson added 25 as Northern Colorado completed its home schedule with a 97-80 win over Southern Utah on Saturday night.

Crandall lifts North Dakota past Southern Utah, 61-57

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 9:51pm

Geno Crandall scored North Dakota's only two baskets in the final eight minutes, but his second one with 17 seconds left was enough to give the Fighting Hawks a 61-57 victory over Southern Utah in a Big Sky Conference clash Thursday night.

Examining each in-state Division I basketball team’s NCAA Tournament resume

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 15th - 10:15am

With two-three weeks left in the regular season for each Division I college basketball team in Utah, it’s the stretch run for the Cougars, Utes, Aggies, Wolverines, Wildcats and Thunderbirds.

Southern Utah wins 5th-straight against Northern Arizona 63-54

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 10th - 6:10pm

Brandon Better scored 13 points to lead Southern Utah to a 63-54 victory over Northern Arizona on Saturday.

SUU signs 30 players on National Signing Day

Kenyon Finch, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 7th - 6:03pm

SUU kicked off 2018 National Signing Day by signing 30 players to their roster. Southern Utah signed a relatively even mix of local and non-local talent. SUU signed 13 Utah players and 17 out of state players.

Southern Utah rallies to beat Idaho State, halt 3-game skid

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 3rd - 3:05pm

Brandon Better and Dwayne Morgan combined to score 31 points as Southern Utah rallied late and then held off Idaho State 84-80 to halt a three-game skid in Big Sky Conference play on Saturday afternoon.

Weber State wins 4th straight, beats Southern Utah 90-80

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 1st - 9:22pm

Jerrick Harding and Dusty Baker each scored 21 points and Weber State extended its winning streak to four with a 90-80 win at Southern Utah on Thursday night.

Southern Utah edges Eastern Washington 66-62 in OT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 6:36pm

Brandon Better scored 13 points with four 3-pointers, Jamal Aytes added 11 points and Southern Utah beat Eastern Washington 66-62 in overtime on Saturday.

Idaho defeats Southern Utah 80-76, tied for 2nd in Big Sky

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 10:24pm

Brayon Blake had 23 points and 12 rebounds, and Idaho defeated Southern Utah 80-76 Thursday night to move into a crowded tie for second place in the Big Sky Conference.