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New Mexico St adds early drama but falls to Auburn 78-77 in opening SLC game

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Mar 21st - 3:29pm

There will be no Cinderella story for New Mexico State this year. The Aggies gave it their all Thursday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament in Salt Lake City, but the Auburn Tigers simply outlasted the Aggies to claim a 78-77 win.

Looking back at Utah’s improbable NCAA men’s basketball tournament title 75 years ago

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Mar 21st - 1:18pm

Seventy-five years ago, the Utah men's basketball team completed one of the most improbable tournament runs in the NCAA tournament's history. Here's how they captured the nation's hearts over the course of about two weeks.

Redshirt freshman Tyler Allgeier out to prove he can keep BYU's running back train rolling

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:16am

BYU graduated starting running backs Squally Canada and Matt Hadley from a year ago and lost another top back in Riley Burt, which leaves Allgeier as one of two running backs who saw significant time at the position in 2018.

Report: Jimmer Fredette signs a 2-year deal with the Phoenix Suns

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Mar 21st - 9:52am

Jimmermania is coming back to the United States.

BYU engineering students offered $1,000 prize to fix glare on softball field

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 21st - 8:14am

While we are all enjoying the spring weather, it complicates things for the BYU softball team when they play at home. Now BYU is looking to some of its brightest minds to solve a problem with the sun.

Donovan Mitchell's stardom continues to grow

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 10:55pm

With each 30-point game (not to mention win), with each new endorsement deal and with each charisma-filled interview, Mitchell’s star grows and grows and grows.

Photos: March Madness hits Salt Lake City

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 9:43pm

The NCAA men's basketball tournament is back in Utah and teams from across the country descended in Salt Lake City this week for the first two rounds of the tournament.

Is former BYU star Jimmer Fredette headed to Phoenix?

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 8:51pm

It's March, and around BYU, that means Jimmer Time. Maybe around Phoenix, too.

Happy homecoming: Mitchell drops 30 in blowout win in MSG

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 7:54pm

Donovan Mitchell returned to his home state and scored 30 points as the Jazz blew out the Knicks.

Upstarts, blue bloods vying for NCAA Tournament glory in Salt Lake City regional

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 6:32pm

For the next four days, Salt Lake City will be about the brand names of college basketball, from Kansas to Syracuse to recent powerhouses like top-seeded Gonzaga.

Former Runnin' Ute JoJo Zamora has New Mexico State in familiar territory at NCAA Tournament

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 3:42pm

New Mexico State will open the NCAA Tournament at 11:30 a.m. Thursday against fifth-seeded Auburn (26-9). The Aggies are a trendy pick in a trend 12-5 upset in the tournament, with a 30-win team and a squad that rotates heavily to play as many as 13.

Utah State looks to build on last year's record-breaking season as spring practice begins

Paul Swenson,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 10:42am

Utah State began their football spring practice Tuesday with a familiar face at the helm.

BYU golfer named to Arnold Palmer Cup team

Paul Swenson,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 10:18am

Peter Kuest will be part of a 12-member team that will represent the United States at the Arnold Palmer Cup this June.

Patrick Kinahan: Utah State best of state in football, basketball

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 20th - 10:15am

These are the best of times for Utah State athletics, considering football and men's basketball each finished ranked in their respective final regular-season polls. USU rules the state of Utah in having the best combined seasons of any other programs

Bracket Challenge: Which high school is the best in the state, round of 64?

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 9:31am

As madness descends upon the country this week, we begin our latest bracket challenge that pits the state's largest high schools against each other.

Steele's big night leads Utah Valley to 92-84 win over Northridge in CBI opener

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 19th - 10:11pm

Jake Toolson scored 12 of his team-high 21 points in the second half, and Baylee Steele added 19 points and 16 rebounds to help Utah Valley hold off Cal State Northridge 92-84 Tuesday night in the opening round of the College Basketball Invitational.

Former RSL coach Jason Kreis to coach US U-23 team, tasked with reaching Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 7:37pm

Former Major League Soccer coach Jason Kreis has been hired to run the U.S. under-23 team and tasked with the challenge of reaching next year's Olympic tournament after the Americans failed to qualify for the London and Rio de Janeiro Games.

A lot has changed for Donovan Mitchell since his first trip to Madison Square Garden

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Mar 19th - 4:47pm

On Wednesday, Donovan Mitchell will be the main attraction in the "Mecca of Basketball." The same place he grew up attending games.

AP source: Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal

Ronald Blum, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 1:38pm

Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are close to finalizing a $432 million, 12-year contract that would shatter the record for the largest deal in North American sports history, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.