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No. 16 UMBC stuns No. 1 Virginia 74-54 to make NCAA history

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 10:10pm

It finally happened — a 16 ousting a 1 in March Madness.

Day 1 of NCAA Tournament summed up in the Twitter world

Lexi Lewis,  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 7:36am

March Madness is upon us and day one proved to us why March is truly the greatest time of the year. Less than one percent of brackets are still perfect, here’s a look at some of the top highlights from day one of the madness.

The Triple Team: Jazz beat Suns handily after two-ejection altercation

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 11:15pm

Three thoughts on the altercation between the Jazz and Suns (with video) that featured two ejections and two more technicals, the turnover differential favoring the Jazz big time, and Dante Exum's big return.

Mitchell, Gobert lead Jazz over Suns for 8th straight win

Matthew Coles, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 10:58pm

When Ricky Rubio was shoved to the floor twice, it didn't take long for the rest of his Utah Jazz teammates to come to his defense.

QBs take step forward in BYU's first scrimmage of spring camp

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 8:49pm

The Cougars put on full pads for the first time Thursday inside the school’s indoor practice facility, held a full-contact scrimmage, and the offense took advantage while it tries to install itself under new offensive coordinator Jeff Grimes.

BYU's Heath Schroyer named head coach at McNeese State

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 7:58pm

Heath Schroyer's return to Provo lasted just one season, as the BYU associate head coach will be named the next head coach at McNeese State in Louisiana.

Dante Exum excited to play after 'long, slow road' to return

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 2:40pm

Jazz PG Dante Exum expressed excitement about playing for the first time in the 2017-18 regular season, though notes that he just wants to come out and contribute to the Jazz's 19-2 run.

Real Salt Lake looks to bounce back after 'unacceptable' loss to LAFC

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

“I had a tough 48 hours—but that’s not an acceptable answer to the boss, the owner, the supporters who came out and supported us,” Mike Petke admitted during the first episode of the "Mike Petke Coach’s Show" on the KSL TV app.

BYU research could predict how many homers MLB players will hit

Lexi Lewis,  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 7:44am

A Brigham Young University professor has developed a statistical model that can predict how many home runs major league players will hit in upcoming seasons.

Second-half surge helps Stanford hold off BYU in NIT opener

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 11:03pm

Reid Travis had 25 points and 14 rebounds, and Dorian Pickens added 16 points and five rebounds to help Stanford hold on for an 86-83 win over visiting BYU at Maples Pavilion.

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.

Former Maple Mountain star to transfer from BYU women's basketball

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 8:40pm

Former Maple Mountain standout Liz Eaton will transfer from the BYU women's basketball team, has learned.

Legendary NBA coach Phil Jackson answers ‘Kobe vs. MJ’ debate at SL tech conference

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 7:33pm

Phil Jackson answers the age-old debate while headlining Utah tech company Domo's annual conference Wednesday.

Dante Exum to return to Jazz against Phoenix Thursday

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 5:08pm

Jazz point guard Dante Exum will return to action with the Utah Jazz on Thursday, as they take on the Phoenix Suns in Salt Lake City.

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.

Wisconsin teen granted wish to hug Jazz Bear

Lexi Lewis,  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 12:09pm

A Wisconsin's teen wish to hug the Utah Jazz Bear was granted Tuesday by Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Patrick Kinahan: BYU needs to follow Gonzaga into the MWC

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 11:47am

BYU basketball took a hit in going from the Mountain West to the West Coast Conference seven years ago. The program could take another hit if Gonzaga follows through on interest to join the Mountain West, which is why the Cougars need to do the same.

The Triple Team: Jazz blow out Pistons early with terrific ball movement

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Mar 13th - 11:11pm

Three thoughts on the Jazz making the extra pass to find the open man repeatedly, Jae Crowder's impact on the team since joining 13 games ago, and Donovan Mitchell's motivation.

Utah Valley too much for Eastern Washington in first round of CBI

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 13th - 9:59pm

Akolda Manyang recorded a double-double and Kenneth Ogbe scored 13 second-half points to help UVU beat Eastern Washington in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational.