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Patrick Kinahan: About time BYU extended Kalani Sitake's contract

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:19am

BYU football coach Kalani Sitake went into this season sort of in limbo, with only one year remaining on his contract. Now that the Cougars are bowl eligible the administration did the right thing by announcing an extension of Sitake's contract.

'Something I will never forget': Haws, BYU basketball take lessons from first road test into Boise State tipoff

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 19th - 9:02pm

“It definitely was something I will never forget,” Haws said of his memorable game-winner to beat Houston, a shot that gives BYU basketball confidence heading into Wednesday night's tipoff at Boise State.

Utes stay put at No. 7 in latest College Football Playoff rankings

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 19th - 5:17pm

It’s a two-team race in the Pac-12, and Oregon and Utah have the best opportunity available in the conference to break through a two-year dry spell to reach the College Football Playoff.

KSL Pick'em: Aggies run away with best fan base in Week 12

Robert Jackson, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 19th - 10:21am

Utah State fans ended Week 12 with an average score of 30.1 points per game, the highest average of any fan base this season in KSL College Football Pick'em.

Smith leads unbeaten UCLA to win over Southern Utah

Jill Painter Lopez, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 11:32pm

Chris Smith scored 20 points and Jalen Hill added 17 points to lead UCLA to a 76-61 win over Southern Utah on Monday night.

Utah Jazz can't keep Wolves at bay, fall at home for 1st time this season

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:33pm

The Minnesota Timberwolves became the first opposing team to win in Salt Lake City, beating the Jazz 112-102 Monday.

No. 15 Utah State routs UTSA 82-50

John Coon, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 8:57pm

Opponents are quickly discovering that generating offense against Utah State is a difficult task.

Utah Valley can't complete late rally, falls to No. 9 Kentucky

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 18th - 7:11pm

TJ Washington scored 22 points to go along with five assists, and UNLV transfer Trey Woodbury supplied 17 points for Utah Valley as the Wolverines fell to No. 9 Kentucky, 82-74 Monday night in Lexington, Kentucky.

Game Center: Utah Jazz vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Nov 18th - 7:00pm

Follow along as the Utah Jazz take on the Minnesota Timberwolves at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah, with KSL.com's live Game Center.

Kalani Sitake's 3-year contract extension a win for BYU football players, culture

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 18th - 6:03pm

For many of the players on the current roster, head football coach Kalani Sitake was the primary reason they came to BYU. And his three-year contract extension was a personal goal, tucked in the back of their minds, all season long.

'We're the same': How the Jazz helped out a Pleasant Grove High student who was bullied

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 18th - 1:25pm

Donovan Mitchell was disgusted by the story: a Pleasant Grove high school senior waking up to find his car covered in manure. It was awful, it was horrendous. Mitchell had to take action.

BYU, Kalani Sitake to stick together through the 2023 season

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 18th - 11:10am

#ExtendKalani worked. The university announced Monday morning an extension of Sitake's contract through the 2023 season, finalizing an agreement that has long been in the works.

Great Clips of the Week: Hunter High alum's hurdle has Oregon State in best spot in years

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 18th - 11:05am

Former Hunter High star Noah Togiai caught eight passes for 76 yards in the win, including a 12-yard touchdown from quarterback Jake Luton that put Oregon State up 35-21 in the third quarter.

Locals in the NFL: Marcus Williams' first career pick-six clinches Saints' 8th win

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 17th - 9:43pm

Marcus Williams had three tackles and two pass breakups, including the game-sealing 55-yard pick-six, to help the Saints to a 34-17 win Sunday over Tampa Bay.

Real Monarchs top Louisville, 3-1 for first USL Championship title

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 17th - 8:01pm

With a two-time interim manager and a roster of believers, the second-division side of Real Salt Lake did what they have never done before: secured their first-ever USL Championship title.

Patience is the key for the Utah Jazz as Dante Exum makes his return

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 17th - 3:45pm

Exum has had to be patient as he’s worked his way back from right-knee surgery. Now, he’ll have to be patient to try and earn a role on a Jazz team that has started the season with an 8-4 record.

Utah moves up to No. 7 in AP Top 25, No. 8 in Coaches Poll after rout over UCLA

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 17th - 10:54am

With two weeks remaining in the regular season, Utah football is peaking at the right time. The Utes overwhelmed a UCLA program coming off on a three-game winning streak, which allowed Utah to move up in the national rankings.

Josh Furlong's AP Top 25 ballot: 2 more undefeated teams go down

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 17th - 10:01am

Week 12 of action featured two games where an undefeated team dropped a close game; but the most heartbreaking came as Baylor failed to hold on to a 28-3 lead and suffered its first loss of the season.

Sunday Morning QB: 3 lessons from BYU's win over Idaho State

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov 17th - 7:59am

The BYU Cougars reached bowl eligibility on Saturday with a win over Idaho State. Here are three lessons from BYU’s sixth win of the 2019 season.

The Triple Option: Never question Utah’s physicality or meet the giant

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 16th - 11:24pm

A week before a matchup against No. 7 Utah at Rice-Eccles Stadium, UCLA wideout Ethan Fernea made a comment to Los Angeles media that sparked a firestorm among a Utah program ready to claim its second consecutive Pac-12 South Division title.