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No. 4 Oregon St. downs Utah St. 74-46 for 9th straight win

Dec. 15, 2019 1:43 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Mikayla Pivec says the difference this year for the Beavers is versatility. Pivec had 18 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists, and fourth-ranked Oregon State improved to 9-0 with a 75-46 victory over Utah State on Saturday night. Destiny Slocum had 17 points, including four...

Bowling, McCree lead N. Arizona over Utah Valley 79-73

Dec. 15, 2019 12:21 AM EST

OREM, Utah (AP) — Chris Bowling had 16 points to lead five Northern Arizona players in double figures as the Lumberjacks topped Utah Valley 79-73 on Saturday night. Ted McCree added 13 points for the Lumberjacks, Cameron Shelton chipped in 12 and Nik Mains and Brooks DeBisschop scored 10 apiece. Shelton...

Childs, Barcello help BYU beat Utah St. at Beehive Classic

Dec. 14, 2019 11:20 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Yoeli Childs had 20 points and 10 rebounds, Alex Barcello scored five of his seven points in the final two minutes, and BYU held on for a 68-64 win over Utah State on Saturday night at the Beehive Classic. It was Childs’ third consecutive double-double. TJ Haws added 16 points,...

Allen scores 19 as Utah rolls past Weber State 60-49

Dec. 14, 2019 7:13 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Timmy Allen was missing his point guard and shots were clanging off the rim. Nothing was coming easy. "It was an ugly one, especially down the stretch but I'm glad we could tough it out," Allen said after he scored 19 points to lead Utah past Weber State 60-49 in the Beehive Classic...

Knight leads S. Utah to 62-61 win over UC Santa Barbara

Dec. 14, 2019 6:38 PM EST

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — John Knight III completed a three-point play in the final minute to give Southern Utah enough cushion to hold off UC Santa Barbara 62-61 on Saturday afternoon. With the score tied at 58-58, Dwayne Morgan collected a steal and fed Knight for a fast-break basket that turned into a...

Weber State outlasts Montana 17-10 in FCS quarterfinals

Dec. 14, 2019 1:16 AM EST

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Ja'Kobe Harris blocked a punt and recovered it in the end zone early in the fourth quarter and No. 3 seed Weber State beat No. 6 seed Montana 17-10 in the quarterfinals of the FCS playoffs on Friday night. Harris' touchdown gave the Wildcats a 17-7 lead with 9:41 left in the game. The...

Bogdanovic, Mitchell rally Jazz to 114-106 win over Warriors

Dec. 14, 2019 1:10 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic hit eight 3-pointers and scored 32 points and Donovan Mitchell added 28 points as the Utah Jazz beat the Golden State Warriors 114-106 on Friday night. Rudy Gobert added 15 points and 15 rebounds for the Jazz. Joe Ingles chipped in 13 points and eight assists, and...

US should recognize American Samoans as citizens, judge says

Dec. 12, 2019 10:07 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — People born in the territory of American Samoa should be recognized as U.S. citizens, a federal judge in Utah decided Thursday in a case filed amid more than a century of legal limbo but whose eventual impact remains to be seen. The cluster of Pacific islands southwest of Hawaii is...

Utah police: Body was in freezer 10 years before discovery

Dec. 12, 2019 2:04 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The body of a man had been in his wife's freezer for 10 years before police discovered it while searching the apartment last month after the 75-year-old woman died of natural causes, Utah police said Thursday. Authorities are investigating how 69-year-old Paul Edward Mathers died, and...

Ducks' Cristobal takes AP Pac-12 Coach of the Year honors

Dec. 12, 2019 1:59 PM EST

With a big victory over Utah for the Pac-12 championship, Oregon coach Mario Cristobal has the Ducks headed for the Rose Bowl. Cristobal was named the AP's Pac-12 Coach of the Year by a panel of journalists who cover the league. Cristobal, in his second season as head coach, has righted a group that has seen...