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

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  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.

Southern Utah wins 5th-straight against Northern Arizona 63-54

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 10th - 6:10pm

Brandon Better scored 13 points to lead Southern Utah to a 63-54 victory over Northern Arizona on Saturday.

SUU signs 30 players on National Signing Day

Kenyon Finch, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 7th - 6:03pm

SUU kicked off 2018 National Signing Day by signing 30 players to their roster. Southern Utah signed a relatively even mix of local and non-local talent. SUU signed 13 Utah players and 17 out of state players.

Southern Utah rallies to beat Idaho State, halt 3-game skid

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 3rd - 3:05pm

Brandon Better and Dwayne Morgan combined to score 31 points as Southern Utah rallied late and then held off Idaho State 84-80 to halt a three-game skid in Big Sky Conference play on Saturday afternoon.

Weber State wins 4th straight, beats Southern Utah 90-80

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 1st - 9:22pm

Jerrick Harding and Dusty Baker each scored 21 points and Weber State extended its winning streak to four with a 90-80 win at Southern Utah on Thursday night.

Southern Utah edges Eastern Washington 66-62 in OT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 20th - 6:36pm

Brandon Better scored 13 points with four 3-pointers, Jamal Aytes added 11 points and Southern Utah beat Eastern Washington 66-62 in overtime on Saturday.

Idaho defeats Southern Utah 80-76, tied for 2nd in Big Sky

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 18th - 10:24pm

Brayon Blake had 23 points and 12 rebounds, and Idaho defeated Southern Utah 80-76 Thursday night to move into a crowded tie for second place in the Big Sky Conference.

Southern Utah picks up first conference victory, 81-75

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 13th - 4:21pm

Brandon Better scored 19 points, Jadon Cohee 18 and Southern Utah defeated Northern Arizona 81-75 on Saturday for the Thunderbirds' first Big Sky Conference victory this season.

Idaho State pulls away in 2nd half to beat Southern Utah, 93-78

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 4th - 10:23pm

Brandon Boyd scored 24 points and Jared Stutzman drilled 5 of 9 from long range for 23 as Idaho State pulled away from Southern Utah in the second half for a 93-78 win on Thursday night.

Where did Utah athletes sign on Early Signing Day

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Dec 20th - 11:42am

The state of Utah continues to grow its profile in the amount of athletes playing Division I football. The following is a list of where all the local high school athletes signed Wednesday for the Early Signing Day period.

Iowa beats Southern Utah 92-64 for 3rd straight win

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Dec 19th - 9:59pm

Freshman Luka Garza scored 17 points, Tyler Cook and Isaiah Moss each added 16, and Iowa beat Southern Utah 92-64 on Tuesday night for its third straight victory.

Better scores 17, S Utah snaps Central Michigan streak 86-80

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Dec 16th - 5:02pm

Brandon Better scored 17 points, Ivan Madunic and James McGee 16 points each and Southern Utah made a big, opening run after halftime stand up for an 86-80 defeat of Central Michigan on Saturday, snapping the Chippewas seven-game win streak.

Locals in the NFL: Jamaal Williams goes for 2 TDs, Alex Smith stops losing streak

Derrek Ballard, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 8:29am

In Week 14, Jamaal Williams continues to impress in his third week as a starter for Green Bay, and Alex Smith helped the Chiefs end a four-game losing steak with a win over Oakland.

No. 3 Michigan St tops Southern Utah 88-63, aims for No. 1

Larry Lage, Associated Press  |  Posted   Dec 9th - 7:27pm

Cassius Winston sprinted up the sideline, called for the ball and got it to put up a 3-pointer.

Southern Utah beats Long Beach State 94-89

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Dec 6th - 10:00pm

Brandon Better scored 26 points, Jadon Cohee added 25 — both career highs — and Southern Utah beat Long Beach State 94-89 on Wednesday night.

Weber State caps remarkable turnaround with school-record season, FCS playoff run

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 3rd - 8:46pm

Weber State coach Jay Hill wanted to celebrate his 11-2 Wildcats' win over Southern Utah in the second round of the FCS playoffs, even joking he could do a back flip in the Thunderbirds' gymnastics facility that served as a postgame press area.

Weber State pulls away from rival, co-Big Sky champ SUU for FCS quarterfinal berth

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 2nd - 11:40pm

Weber State quarterback Stefan Cantwell threw for 299 yards and two touchdowns, and ran for 105 yards and another score, as the No. 8 Wildcats pulled away from No. 13 Southern Utah, 30-13 in the second round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs Saturday night in Cedar City.

Sellout crowd expected as Southern Utah hosts FCS playoff rivalry game

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 1st - 8:31pm

Against the Wildcats, the Thunderbirds plan to fill every seat when eighth-seeded Southern Utah hosts the rival Wildcats in the second round of the FCS playoffs at 6 p.m. Saturday in Cedar City.

'Beehive Bowl' rivalry heats up for first-ever playoff meeting between Weber State, SUU

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 1st - 9:02am

The No. 8 Wildcats (10-2) and No. 12 Thunderbirds (9-2) will meet in the second round of the FCS playoffs at 6 p.m. Saturday in Cedar City (ESPN3).

A look at local NFL players' cleats for 'My Cause My Cleats' week

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 30th - 3:13pm

This week, the NFL is taking part in its annual “My Cause My Cleats” initiative.