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No. 20 Boise State dealing with injuries to top 2 QBs

Nov. 22, 2019 4:02 AM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Boise State is moving closer to yet another Mountain West Conference championship game appearance. This time, the 20th-ranked Broncos have to do it with uncertainty at quarterback. Starter Hank Bachmeier and backup Chase Cord were sidelined with injuries in Boise State's 42-9 win over...

Sullivan, Atwood lead Lamar over Utah Valley 74-68

Nov. 21, 2019 11:41 PM EST

OREM, Utah (AP) — Avery Sullivan had 17 points and 14 rebounds to lead five Lamar players in double figures as the Cardinals defeated Utah Valley 74-68 on Thursday night. T.J. Atwood added 13 points for the Cardinals (4-1). Davion Buster chipped in 12 and Ellis Jefferson V.J. Holmes added 11 apiece. Cavit...

Brewton leads Coastal Carolina past Utah, 79-57

Nov. 21, 2019 10:08 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Keishawn Brewton scored 22 points and hit six 3-pointers, and Coastal Carolina beat Utah 79-57 on Thursday night in a Myrtle Beach Invitational quarterfinal. Ebrima Dibba added 19 points, DeVante’ Jones had 16 points and Garrick Green finished with 12 for the Chanticleers (3-2)....

Trailblazing basketball player of Japanese descent dies

Nov. 21, 2019 7:21 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Wataru "Wat" Misaka, the first player of Japanese descent to play in the league that was the predecessor to the NBA, has died. He was 95. The University of Utah athletic department said in a news release Thursday that Misaka died Wednesday in Salt Lake City. He grew up in Ogden, Utah....

No. 7 Oregon State rips Southern Utah 95-45 in morning game

Nov. 21, 2019 6:02 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State guard Mikayla Pivec has become a rebounding machine. On a team with five players 6-foot-4 or taller, the 5-foot-10 Pivec leads the Beavers in rebounding by a significant margin. Pivec had 18 boards to go along with 10 points and seven assists as No. 7 Oregon State rolled...

Boise State looking to clinch divisional title vs Utah State

Nov. 21, 2019 5:58 PM EST

No. 20 Boise State (9-1, 6-0 MWC) at Utah State (6-4, 5-1), Saturday at 10:30 p.m. EST (CBSSN). Line: Boise State by 9 1/2. Series record: Boise State leads 18-5 WHAT’S AT STAKE? A victory over Utah State will clinch a share of the Mountain Division title for Boise State and open the door for the Broncos...

Qualtrics expansion includes on-site STEM-focused daycare

Nov. 21, 2019 5:52 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The survey-software provider Qualtrics is planning to expand its Provo-based headquarters, add jobs and build an on-site daycare center that will focus on science, math, engineering and technology. Qualtrics International Inc. said in a news release Thursday the expansion will double...

Hiker found dead near cliff trail at Zion National Park

Nov. 21, 2019 5:14 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A hiker has been found dead at the bottom of a popular trail bordered by steep drops at Zion National Park. Park spokeswoman Aly Baltrus said in a news release that the hiker’s body was found Thursday morning below the Angel's Landing trail. The hiker was reported missing...

No. 7 Utah rolls into road game against struggling Arizona

Nov. 21, 2019 3:20 PM EST

No. 7 Utah (9-1, 6-1 Pac-12, No. 7 CFP) at Arizona (4-6, 2-5), Saturday at 10 p.m. EST. (FS1). Line: Utah by 22 1/2. Series record: Utah leads 23-19-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE Arizona needs a win to snap a five-game losing streak and keep its hope for a trip to a bowl game alive. Utah is in the hunt for a spot in...

Woman fights charges after stepkids see her topless at home

Nov. 21, 2019 2:20 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah woman charged with a crime after her stepchildren saw her topless in her own home is fighting the case that could force her to register as a sex offender, pointing to a court ruling that overturned a topless ban in Colorado and helped fuel a movement. Tilli Buchanan’s...