Oscar Frayer and Alessandro Lever had 16 points apiece as Grand Canyon managed to survive a late push by Utah Valley 60-59 on Saturday night to give coach Dan Majerle his 100th victory in five years at Grand Canyon.
Johnathan Williams had 16 points, six rebounds and three assists, and Zach Norvell Jr. added 15 points and five rebounds to help No. 6 Gonzaga pulled away from BYU, 79-65 in the final regular-season home game of 2017-18 at the Marriott Center.
Rita Satini had 17 points and three steals, and Lani Taliauli and Lani Falatea each added 12 points and three assists to help the Leopards lift the first girls basketball state championship in school history with a 68-48 win over Timpview at SLCC.
Maggie McCord poured in 16 points and 11 rebounds, and Jaycee Lichtie added 13 points with nine free throws to help the Miners survive Copper Hills, 48-40 in a Class 6A state semifinal Friday night at Salt Lake Community College.
Three thoughts on the Jazz's rustiness coming out of the All-Star break showing repeatedly in their first loss in a month, Portland's inspired defense, and a bad night for the Jazz in the playoff race.
Valdez's shot didn't fall, but Calvert had a game-high 17 points, 10 rebounds, two blocks and two steals, and Doxey added 16 points and nine rebounds with two assists to lift Fremont girls basketball into the inaugural 6A girls basketball state final
Shalyn Fano scored six of her 12 points in the fourth quarter, and Ella Popa had a game-high 14 points with nine rebounds and three assists to help Timpview hold off defending state champion Skyline, 56-49 Friday afternoon at Salt Lake CC.