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KSL Pick'em: College football Week 15 staff selections

Robert Jackson, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 6th - 10:00am

Here are the Week 15 conference championship games: No. 5 Utah vs. No. 13 Oregon (Friday), No. 21 Appalachian State vs. UL Lafayette, No. 6 Oklahoma vs. No. 7 Baylor, No. 2 LSU vs. No. 4 Georgia, and No. 19 Boise State vs. Hawaii.

After knee injury, bout of FOMO, McKenna Miller grateful to lead No. 13 BYU volleyball into NCAA Tourney

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 5th - 8:13pm

After suffering a torn ACL that kept her sidelined for the Cougars' run to last year's NCAA Final Four in Minneapolis, outside hitter McKenna Miller has returned stronger than ever as No. 13 BYU opens the 2019 NCAA Tournament at home Friday.

BYU's Jake Toolson was relentless Wednesday night. He just needs more help

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 4th - 10:11pm

Jake Toolson is a gamer. No moment is too big for him. But the son of Troy and Sheila needs help. On Wednesday night in the Salt Lake foothills, he didn't get it.

Allen helps Runnin' Utes overturn 16-point deficit to top rival BYU in overtime

Sean Walker and Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 4th - 9:43pm

Timmy Allen scored a team-high 27 points to help the Runnin’ Utes overturn a 16-point second-half deficit and rally to snap a two-game losing streak to rival BYU with a 102-95 win in overtime Wednesday night at the Jon M. Huntsman Center.

Game Center: Utah vs. BYU

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Dec 4th - 6:00pm

Follow along as the Utah Utes take on the BYU Cougars at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, with KSL.com's live Game Center.

KSL Pick'em: Utes roll into championship week as top local fan base

Robert Jackson, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 3rd - 10:47am

Utah fans built on their lead over the other two local fan bases with a dominating 45-15 home win against Colorado in Week 14 of KSL College Football Pick'em.

Guess who's back? Yoeli Childs set for BYU return in rivalry game at Utah

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 3rd - 6:30am

Yoeli Childs will make his return to BYU’s lineup when the Cougars travel to archrival Utah at 6 p.m. MST Wednesday in the Huntsman Center (Pac 12 Network, BYU Radio).

Report: BYU, ESPN agree to terms on 7-year broadcast deal

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 2nd - 10:53pm

The Cougars have agreed, in principle, to an extension of a broadcasting deal with ESPN through the 2026 season, Stadium’s Brett McMurphy reported Monday evening.

How one touchdown drive led to BYU's first loss to San Diego State since 2005

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 2nd - 9:15am

Moments change games, and one moment — or one scoring drive — changed the entire complexion of BYU football's regular season-ending loss at San Diego State.

No. 14-seeded BYU draws New Mexico State in NCAA Volleyball tournament's first round; Utes head to Provo to face Illinois

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 1st - 8:59pm

BYU will take the No. 14 overall seed into the tournament, and will host New Mexico State (27-3) in the first round Dec. 6. On the other side of the Provo subregional are in-state rival Utah (22-9) and Big Ten foe Illinois (16-13).

BYU has a kicking problem, and other observations from the Cougars' 13-3 setback in San Diego

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 1st - 12:43am

Here are three takeaways from BYU’s season-ending sour note, one that snapped a six-game winning streak in the series.

San Diego State snaps 6-game losing streak to BYU with 13-3 home win

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 1st - 12:02am

San Diego State quarterback Carson Baker threw for 172 yards and a touchdown with no interceptions in his first career start, and the Aztecs snapped a six-game losing streak to BYU with a 13-3 win Saturday night in front of 28,180 fans at SDCCU Stadium.

Game Center: BYU at San Diego State

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Nov 30th - 7:00pm

Follow along as the BYU Cougars take on the San Diego State Aztecs at SDCCU Stadium in San Diego, California, with KSL.com's live Game Center.

BYU shoots 68% from the field in its 98-63 rout of Montana Tech

Carra McManamon, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 30th - 4:50pm

The Cougars shot 68.6% from field goal range and 52% from behind the arc. Jake Toolson led the Cougars with 17 points and 10 of those came in the first half. Zac Seljaas who came off the bench for the Cougars scored 14 points. It’s his second time s

Top-ranked Stanford eliminates No. 4 BYU women's soccer, 5-1 in NCAA quarterfinal

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 29th - 6:44pm

The fourth-ranked Cougars (21-1-1) end the most successful season in program history with a loss in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals for the third time, led by MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalists Elise Flake (20 goals, 7 assists) and Mikayla Colohan (16 goals, 7 assists) and a host of other talent, both on offense and defense.

Almost a rivalry: BYU renews longstanding series with San Diego State, coach Rocky Long (+how to watch, stream, listen)

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 29th - 4:24pm

It’s not quite a rivalry on the level of Utah, Utah State or even Boise State for BYU. But San Diego State holds a unique connection to the Cougars’ past — one that the Aztecs’ current coach prefers to stay there.

KSL Pick'em: College football Week 14 staff selections

Robert Jackson, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 29th - 9:59am

Here are the games for Week 14: No. 18 Memphis vs. No. 19 Cincinnati (Friday), No. 5 Alabama at No. 15 Auburn, Utah State at New Mexico, No. 6 Utah vs. Colorado, and BYU at San Diego State.

NFL Locals on Thanksgiving: Is Taysom Hill still a Saints QB?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 29th - 9:22am

Hill personally outscored the Falcons 12-9 in the first half, and he helped the Saints clinch the NFC South title with a 26-18 win over Atlanta in the third of three Thanksgiving day games Thursday night in New Orleans.

How Babalu Ugwu has helped BYU women's basketball to 3-1 start by being flexible

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 28th - 10:05pm

All BYU coach Jeff Judkins wanted was for Babalu Ugwu to be Babalu Ugwu. And she's done just that, leading the Cougars to a 3-1 start to her sophomore season while adapting to (yet another) new position.

BYU soccer's chance taken on GK Sabrina Davis has paid off in NCAA Tourney run

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 28th - 6:38pm

Davis has helped the Cougars to new heights: a top-four national ranking for most of the year, an undefeated 21-0-1 season, and the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament for just the third time in program history.