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AP Top 25 Reality Check: Separation at top around country

Nov. 18, 2019 3:26 AM EST

Separation at the top and a few random scheduling quirks has allowed the AP college football poll voters to work a little easier this season than last. No. 1 LSU, No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Clemson held their spots in the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank this week. The only movement in the top five was Georgia...

Student whose parents died of heart attacks has CPR idea

Nov. 17, 2019 6:59 PM EST

EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah (AP) — A Utah high school student who lost both her parents to heart attacks has been nominated for a prestigious scholarship on the strength of her idea for a CPR-assistance device. Kennedy Hall’s idea is to create a device that fits over a person’s nose and mouth and do...

No. 8 Utah routs UCLA 49-3 to improve to 9-1.

Nov. 17, 2019 1:14 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah dominated yet another opponent on both sides of the ball. The No. 8 Utes smothered UCLA on offense and shredded the Bruins on defense on their way to a 49-3 victory on Saturday night. It was the largest margin of victory for Utah in a Pac-12 game. Utah (9-1, 6-1 Pac-12, No. 7...

Utah State holds off Wyoming 26-21

Nov. 16, 2019 8:09 PM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Jordan Love passed for 282 yards and two touchdowns and the Utah State defense forced a late turnover to hold off Wyoming for a 26-21 win on Saturday. The Aggies (6-4, 5-1 Mountain West) scored 12 straight points on Dominik Eberle’s four field goals to lead 26-14 early in the...

Duckett leads Southern Utah over Northern Arizona 31-30

Nov. 16, 2019 7:30 PM EST

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Thomas Duckett scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 54-yard run late in the third quarter and Southern Utah held off Northern Arizona for a 31-30 victory on Saturday. Duckett ran for 130 yards and two touchdowns on 21 carries and caught five passes for 81 yards and a score for the...

Zach Wilson returns, BYU beats Idaho State 42-10

Nov. 16, 2019 6:38 PM EST

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Zach Wilson passed for 187 yards, two touchdowns and an interception to help BYU beat Idaho State 42-10 on Saturday. Shortly after the victory, BYU announced on Twitter that it had officially accepted an invitation to play in the Hawaii Bowl on Dec. 24. Wilson returned from a six-week...

Utah school from ‘High School Musical’ may get tourist boost

Nov. 16, 2019 11:55 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah high school where the Disney movie “High School Musical” was filmed over a decade ago has become a tourist destination, and the trend could grow with the premiere of Disney’s new streaming service series based on the film. Much of the popular 2006 movie...

Utah outlasts Minnesota for 73-69 victory

Nov. 16, 2019 12:35 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Inexperience is not robbing Utah's poise late in games. Only a few games into the season, the youthful Utes are closing out games with the poise of a veteran-laden squad. Utah weathered multiple rallies by Minnesota throughout the second half of its 73-69 victory over the Golden...

Morant scores 25 points, Grizzlies beat Jazz 107-106

Nov. 16, 2019 12:14 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis celebrated former point guard Mike Conley’s returned to town. It was his rookie replacement with the Grizzlies who stole the show. Ja Morant, the No. 2 pick in last summer’s draft, scored 25 points, including the go-ahead basket with 1:32 remaining, Dillon Brooks...

No. 17 Utah State pulls away to beat NC A&T 81-54

Nov. 15, 2019 11:48 PM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Alphonso Anderson had 21 points, six rebounds and three assists and Justin Bean added 18 points, 10 rebounds and three assists to help No. 17 Utah State beat North Carolina A&T 81-54 on Friday night. “I thought we did some really good things,” Utah State coach Craig...