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'What a great venue to play in': Why ending the Beehive Classic hurts college hoops in Utah

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 15th - 8:09pm

Maybe a 1-2 record in the Beehive Classic is a reason for the Aggies to embrace the end of the three-year blessing to college basketball fans in the Beehive state. But that isn't the case as the event shutters its doors after its initial run.

BYU basketball holds off Utah State 68-64 to improve to 3-0 in Beehive Classic

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 14th - 8:28pm

Yoeli Childs poured in a game-high 20 points and 10 rebounds, and TJ Haws added 16 points and five assists to help BYU hold off Utah State, 68-64 Saturday afternoon in the final game of the Beehive Classic at Vivint Smart Home Arena.

Tiger Woods and US team rally to win Presidents Cup again

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 7:50pm

High emotions, fierce hugs from Tiger Woods, this time as a winner both ways in the Presidents Cup.

LSU QB Joe Burrow wins Heisman Trophy in landslide vote

Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 7:03pm

Born into a family of Cornhuskers and raised in the Buckeye state, Joe Burrow left his roots behind and became a Heisman Trophy winner at LSU.

BYU women's hoops snaps 3-game skid by pulling away from familiar Utah Valley

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 14th - 6:06pm

Brenna Chase Drollinger poured in 19 points on 5-of-9 shooting from 3-point range to help the BYU women’s basketball team to a win over crosstown rival Utah Valley 71-57 Saturday afternoon at the Marriott Center.

Knight leads Southern Utah to 62-61 win over UC Santa Barbara

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 4:38pm

John Knight III completed a three-point play in the final minute to give Southern Utah enough cushion to hold off UC Santa Barbara 62-61 on Saturday afternoon.

Timmy Allen scores 19 as Utah moves past Weber State in 60-49 Beehive Classic win

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 14th - 4:08pm

In their first appearance in eight seasons, Utah moved past Weber State 60-49 Saturday in the final season of the three-year Beehive Classic in downtown Salt Lake City.

Utah Women's basketball has strong fourth quarter to win 68-62 over Nevada

Carra McManamon, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec 14th - 3:30pm

The senior leadership on the Utah team is scarce but mighty, and it was the two seniors, Kiana Moore and Deanesha Provo, who came up big in the Utes gut out victory over the Nevada Wolf Pack.

BYU-Hawaii series holds special significance to UH coach Nick Rolovich, BYU QB Zach Wilson

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 14th - 12:19pm

As a senior in 2001, former UH starting quarterback Nick Rolovich led the Rainbow Warriors to one of the more remarkable victories in the series with BYU.

Adam Rodriguez makes big-time plays in Weber State come-from-behind victory

Carra McManamon, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 14th - 10:41am

Earlier in the week, Adam Rodriguez talked about how he had noticed how his performance in earlier games in the season wasn’t up to his own personal standards for himself.

Weber State beats Montana 17-10 to earn first-ever trip to the FCS semifinal in school history

Carra McManamon, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 14th - 1:01am

Adam Rodriguez finished the game with a school record four sacks and the defense had five interceptions to come from behind and beat the Montana Grizzlies 17-10 to advance to the school's first-ever trip to the FCS semifinals.

It's always special for Alec Burks to come back to his 'second home'

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 11:24pm

Utah is still a special place for Alec Burks, who played parts of eight NBA seasons here.

Dallin Hall helps Fremont pass Corner Canyon test, advance to Utah Elite 8 title game

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:02pm

There are two keys to Fremont boys’ basketball’s game: passing and rebounding. Fortunately for the Silverwolves, those are two things Dallin Hall — the state’s leading scorer — also does well.

Jazz experience just about everything as they eke out win over lowly Warriors

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 9:43pm

If there was a game that showed pretty much everything the Jazz have done this season, Friday's win against Golden State was it.

Jay Hill wasn't supposed to be a football coach, now he's looking to guide Weber State to another playoff win

Carra McManamon, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 11:40am

When Sara Hill married her husband, Jay, she thought she was marrying a soon to be surgeon. Little did she know how different her life would be.

Utah might be the underdog but Brynna Maxwell thrives in that spot

Carra McManamon, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 11:18am

During a Utah women’s basketball practice head coach Lynne Roberts had split her team into two to compete against each other in a drill and the rule is the losing team has to do some sort of conditioning drill.

Desert Hills alum Penei Sewell wins Outland Trophy as nation's top lineman

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:36pm

Former Desert Hills offensive lineman Penei Sewell won the 74th Outland Trophy award Thursday night, as announced during the College Football Awards Show at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.

Santa Rudy: Utah Jazz center hosts Christmas for kids affected by homelessness

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 12th - 9:04pm

If you had asked one of the 25 kids who attended the Rudy's Kids Holiday Hoopla who Santa was, they may have just said a 7-foot-1 NBA center.

Utah’s Julian Blackmon, RJ Hubert ruled out for Alamo Bowl game

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:44am

With just over two weeks to go before No. 11 Utah takes on Texas in the 2019 Valero Alamo Bowl, Kyle Whittingham said at a Thursday morning press conference his team will be without two of its starting safeties for the bowl game.