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All-Stars endorse Donovan Mitchell for NBA Rookie of the Year

Marcos Aragon and Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 4:05pm

With All-Star Weekend approaching, the campaign for Donovan Mitchell for NBA Rookie of the Year is getting serious backing from current All Stars and a Hall of Famer.

Cold-shooting BYU women fall at home to San Diego

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 3:15pm

Aubrey Ward-El had a game-high 16 points with two assists to lead San Diego, and BYU shot just 33 percent from the field en route to a 66-60 home loss after a noon tip at the Marriott Center.

SLC native Nathan Chen dazzles with 6 quads after poor short program

Dave Skretta, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 12:26pm

Nathan Chen finally admitted the pressure of being the face of American figure skating got to him, winding him up so tight for his short program that it ended in what he described as a "disaster."

Utah Warriors line up inaugural pro rugby schedule from March to June

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:04am

The Utah Warriors will open the inaugural 2018 Major League Rugby schedule March 30 at home against historic U.S. club Glendale Raptors. The game, which will be played at Real Salt Lake’s Herriman-based academy complex, will kick off at 7 p.m. MST.

Watch: Jordan boy's buzzer-beating put-back secures share of Region 7 title

KSL Sports  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 8:25am

Dyson Koehler scored 10 points, including the put-back bucket at the buzzer, as Jordan clinched at least a share of the Region 7 title with a 40-38 win Friday night over visiting Corner Canyon.

Donovan Mitchell focuses on assisting teammates in Rising Stars loss

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 9:39pm

Donovan Mitchell's stat line in All-Star Weekend's Rising Stars game doesn't leap off the box score, but he says he prefers to show his stuff when the games actually matter. Nevertheless, he took center stage in at least two highlight-reel plays.

Donovan Mitchell being treated like a star at NBA All-Star Weekend

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 2:49pm

Donovan Mitchell was the most sought-after interview on Friday morning, as the international media surrounded Utah's Rookie of the Year candidate. Here are some of the standout quotes from the event.

A look into the most iconic Utah Jazz All-Star moments

Kenyon Finch,  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 8:09am

The Jazz have been no stranger to success in All-Star weekends of the past and will look to repeat on past success. Let’s take a look back at some of the Jazz’s history and biggest moments in All-Star weekend.

Utah Valley knocks off New Mexico State, handing Aggies first WAC loss of season

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 11:26pm

The UVU men's basketball team played a near perfect game and knocked off league-leading New Mexico State at the UCCU Center on Thursday night.

Richardson has 27, Weber State tops Portland State 95-86 in OT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 11:23pm

Ryan Richardson scored eight of his 27 points in overtime and Weber State defeated Portland State 95-86 on Thursday night for its eighth straight win.

Bryant helps BYU to first road win over Pepperdine since 2012

KSL Sports  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 10:29pm

Elijah Bryant scored a game-high 25 points, including every BYU free throw in overtime, to help the Cougars to a 75-70 win Thursday night at Pepperdine in West Coast Conference play.

Collette leads Utah past Washington 70-58

Jim Hoehn, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 10:29pm

David Collette picked up the offensive pace in the second half and his Utah teammates followed suit.

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.

BYU women overpower Pepperdine in reserve-heavy rout

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 8:52pm

Fighting to hold on to second place in the West Coast Conference, Cassie Broadhead Devashrayee poured in 19 points with four rebounds to lead four players in double figures and BYU cruised by visiting Pepperdine 78-43 Thursday night.

South Summit basketball team raises $2,300 for student diagnosed with cancer at rival school

Lexi Lewis,  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 3:15pm

When North Summit junior basketball star Hayden Blonquist got diagnosed with leukemia, rival high school South Summit did the unthinkable by raising $2,300 for Blonquist and his family.

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

Sean Walker,  |  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.

The Triple Team: Jazz, Mitchell do enough to get 11th straight win against Phoenix

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Feb 14th - 11:19pm

Three thoughts on the Jazz's good-enough-to-win performance against Phoenix, some thinness from the Jazz's bench after injuries, and Donovan Mitchell's Parkland message.

Jazz win 11th straight, beating Suns 107-97

John Coon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 14th - 11:01pm

Stepping up in the fourth quarter is becoming natural for the Utah Jazz.

Second-half surge leads New Mexico by visiting Utah State

KSL Sports  |  Posted   Feb 14th - 9:10pm

Sam Merrill scored a game-high 33 points to lead Utah State (14-13, 7-7 MWC). The former Bountiful High star drained 7-of-8 3-pointers, including back-to-back treys to open the second half that gave the Aggies a 42-36 advantage with 17:54 remaining.