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Utah annihilates Georgia with season-highs on senior night

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 8:57am

Fourth-ranked Utah gymnastics annihilated No. 20 Georgia, 198.15-196.35, in its regular season finale, exploding out of a two-meet losing streak.

Late-game run gives Utah 1st round NIT win

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 9:54pm

Utah trailed for the majority of the game before taking its first lead of the game in the fourth quarter against visiting UC Davis in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament Wednesday.

Experimental NIT rules could become the new future of college basketball

Lexi Lewis,  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 1:24pm

With the National Invitation Tournament just a few days away, you can expect to see some new styles of play as the NCAA announced Tuesday it will be experimenting with four rule changes in this year's 32-team tournament.

2018 NIT Bracket  |  Posted   Mar 11th - 10:05pm

The Utes and the Cougars may have missed out on the Big Dance this year, but postseason play is still alive for both teams in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT). Follow the road to Madison Square Garden with's live Game Center.

BYU, Utah earn at-large bids to second-tier NIT

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 11th - 7:56pm

The Cougars (24-10) will open the second-tier National Invitation Tournament against third-seeded Stanford.

Skinner’s 'incredible' return to all-around not enough as Utah loses at Michigan

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 10th - 7:24pm

Steps on vault landings, bobbles on beam and tight scoring on floor eventually cost Utah gymnastics a victory and gave the Red Rocks a season-low total score.

More heartbreak: Runnin' Utes fall late to sixth-seeded Oregon in Pac-12 quarterfinal

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 9th - 1:34am

MiKyle McIntosh had 18 points, including the go-ahead score during a 10-2 run, and Oregon rallied to stun the Runnin’ Utes, 68-66 late Thursday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Pac-12 notebook: Commish wants to end NBA's 'one-and-done;' women's tourney moves to Las Vegas

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 8th - 11:03pm

College basketball does not like the “one-and-done” rule that sends NBA prospects to college for a year — or often less — before joining the league. That was a message delivered by Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott.

Streakin' Utes open Pac-12 tournament with one goal: an NCAA tourney bid

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 8th - 10:15am

The Runnin' Utes take the No. 3 seed into the conference tournament, tipping off Thursday at 9:30 p.m. MST at T-Mobile Arena against the winner of sixth-seeded Oregon (20-11) and 11th-seeded Washington State (12-18).

Merrell-Giles, club team inspired American Girl doll

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 7th - 3:54pm

MaKenna Merrell-Giles and her class at All American Gymnastics helped inspire the illustrations for one of American Girl’s Girl of the Year books.

Deandre Ayton earns Pac-12 player of year honors; Krystkowiak coach of year

John Marshall, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 6th - 3:59pm

Arizona freshman Deandre Ayton has been named player and newcomer of the year on the All-Pac-12 Conference men's basketball team announced Tuesday by The Associated Press. Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak was named coach of the year.

Utah gymnastics announces fundraising campaign to expand, upgrade training facility

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 6th - 1:41pm

In an effort to stay as one of the nation’s elite collegiate teams, Utah gymnastics has initiated a fundraising campaign to expand and upgrade its training facility, the team announced on Tuesday.

NFL Combine features 6 players from Utah universities

Kenyon Finch,  |  Posted   Mar 6th - 8:13am

Over 300 of the nation's top players participated in the NFL Combine over the past few days. Six of the players selected to participate were from Utah universities.

Utah beats Colorado, clinches No. 3 seed in Pac-12 tourney

John Coon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 3rd - 9:18pm

Opponents are aware by now how much damage Justin Bibbins can do on the perimeter. Stopping the senior guard is not a simple task.

A look at the scenarios for Utah heading into Pac-12 Tournament

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   Mar 2nd - 3:02pm

In basketball, one game generally doesn’t have a big impact on the season; however, with the logjam of teams vying for a bye in the Pac-12 Tournament next week, one game has the makings for an assortment of outcomes.

Utah’s 'challenging' schedule offers unique bye, time to go back to basics

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 10:17am

Utah gymnastics has performed consistently throughout the season, ranking among the nation’s elite teams. Its schedule and training aren’t consistent, though, unless you view them as consistently changing.

Patrick Kinahan: Why shouldn't BYU, Utah athletes get paid?

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 10:32am

College athletics, particularly basketball, has been the focus of great scrutiny recently as reports surfaced of players receiving money against NCAA rules. The positive to come out of it is the loud call for widespread reform of the regulations.

Ben Anderson: Emery, Kuzma reveal unavoidable seedy underbelly of amateur sports

Ben Anderson, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 10:30am

Despite high-profile cases of illegal NCAA recruiting, local players reportedly receiving benefits reveals a bigger issue for college sports.

Ex-U. football player in custody 4.5 years after arrest warrant issued

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 10:54pm

A former University of Utah football player is back in custody five years after police said he attacked his wife and threatened to kill her in front of their children in 2013.

No. 4 Utah narrowly loses to No. 21 Cal on meet’s last routine

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 3:49pm

Tied with one routine left for both teams, California’s Toni-Ann Williams performed a near-perfect routine to earn 9.975, securing the upset.