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BYU's Dave Rose retiring: 'Coaching soul said it was time'

Mar. 26, 2019 5:42 PM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Dave Rose is stepping down as BYU's head basketball coach after 14 seasons during which he led the Cougars to 13 straight postseason berths, including eight NCAA Tournament appearances. Rose announced his retirement Tuesday, bringing an end to a career during which he became the school's...

Utah bans abortions after 18 weeks, teeing up legal showdown

Mar. 26, 2019 1:43 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has signed a law banning most abortions after 18 weeks of gestation, setting the stage for a legal showdown. Though the Republican governor said the measure signed late Monday strikes a balance, opponents said it is unconstitutional and promised to sue. The law...

Gobert sets dunk record, Jazz cruise despite Booker's 59

Mar. 26, 2019 1:53 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Devin Booker scored from all over the court. Rudy Gobert and a host of Utah Jazz players did their damage from much closer to the rim. Gobert dunked his way to a season-high 27 points and set the single-season NBA dunk record to fuel Utah to a 125-92 victory Monday night over the...

Lee scores 15 to lead CS Bakersfield past S. Utah 70-67

Mar. 25, 2019 11:27 PM EDT

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Greg Lee posted 15 points as Cal State Bakersfield narrowly beat Southern Utah 70-67 in the CIT second round on Monday night. Justin McCall made 1 of 2 free throws for a three-point lead with 4.5 seconds left. Dre Marin dribbled down the court to the 3-point line, but his runner was...

Yetna lifts South Florida over Utah Valley 66-57 in CBI

Mar. 25, 2019 9:18 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alexis Yetna had 18 points and 10 rebounds as South Florida beat Utah Valley 66-57 in the College Basketball Invitational second round on Monday night. David Collins had 17 points and five steals for South Florida (21-13). Laquincy Rideau added 14 points. USF went on a 16-2 run in the...

An 'extreme stalker' has a Utah family's home under siege

Mar. 25, 2019 2:58 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah family has become the victim of extreme stalking involving unwanted service providers repeatedly being sent to their home, according to the homeowner and police. Walt Gilmore's family in suburban Salt Lake City has been the target since August of a stalker using phone calls and...

Dixie State senior football player dies in a Utah hospital

Mar. 24, 2019 1:06 PM EDT

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Officials at Dixie State University say redshirt senior football player Abraham Reinhardt has died at a hospital. School officials did not release a cause of death, but an online account set up for his medical bills says the 23-year-old Reinhardt died of a sudden illness. According...

Gobert leads Jazz to 114-83 romp over Bulls

Mar. 23, 2019 11:40 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Jazz got a slap in the face a couple nights earlier and answered with quite a punch. Rudy Gobert had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and Utah rolled to one of its most lopsided wins of the season, beating the Chicago Bulls 114-83 Saturday night. The 31-point margin of victory was just three...

US reacts to end of Mueller probe with relief, skepticism

Mar. 23, 2019 9:07 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With the long-awaited special counsel's investigation finished but its contents still shrouded in mystery, Americans waited for details, yawned with boredom or stayed fixed to their long-cemented positions on President Donald Trump, the man at the probe's center. For all the expected...

Washington makes successful return, beats Utah State 78-61

Mar. 22, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Eight years had gone by since Washington made an NCAA Tournament bracket. The Huskies' award-winning players made their return successful. Noah Dickerson had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and ninth-seeded Washington pulled away at the end to a 78-61 victory over Utah State on Friday. The...