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Championship Week Primer: CFP spots, bowl slots are at stake

Nov. 28, 2021 16:04 PM EST

Conference champions will be crowned, bowl selection pecking orders will be locked in and more clarity will emerge about which teams will and won’t be among the four picked for the College Football Playoff. It's Championship Week, and while the matchups for the...

Utah again proposes hunting-season ban on trail cameras

Nov. 28, 2021 08:01 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — State wildlife biologists are again proposing a ban on the use of trail cameras in hunting a few months after they pulled the proposal to further survey hunters after some initial backlash. The plan, proposed by the Utah Division of Wildlife...

Donovan Mitchell leads Jazz past Pelicans, 127-105

Nov. 28, 2021 00:57 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell had 21 points, seven rebounds and seven assists to help the Utah Jazz beat the New Orleans Pelicans 127-105 on Saturday night. Mike Conley and Jordan Clarkson had 20 points apiece for the Jazz and Joe Ingles added 15 while making...

Lucas scores 18 points to send No. 18 BYU over Utah 75-64

Nov. 28, 2021 00:42 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — No. 18 BYU leans heavily on senior Alex Barcello. So when Utah tried to take Barcello away on Saturday night, Te’Jon Lucas was more than ready to grab the reins for the Cougars. Lucas scored a season-high 18 points to lead BYU to a 75-64 win over...

Sisoho Jawara lifts Weber State past Dixie State 87-70

Nov. 27, 2021 23:43 PM EST

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Seikou Sisoho Jawara had 23 points as undefeated Weber State defeated Dixie State 87-70 on Saturday night. Koby McEwen had 17 points for Weber State (6-0), which earned its sixth consecutive victory to start the season. Zahir Porter and Jamison...

Bean scores 24 to carry Utah St. past Texas-Arlington 80-61

Nov. 27, 2021 23:31 PM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Justin Bean had 24 points and 10 rebounds as Utah State topped Texas-Arlington 80-61 on Saturday night. Bean made 9 of 11 shots. Brock Miller had 16 points for Utah State (5-1), which won its fifth consecutive game. Steven Ashworth added 15 points and...

Aimaq lifts Utah Valley past Denver 77-68 in OT

Nov. 27, 2021 20:02 PM EST

OREM, Utah (AP) — Fardaws Aimaq had 19 points and 14 rebounds to carry Utah Valley to a 77-68 overtime win over Denver on Saturday. Justin Harmon had 15 points for Utah Valley (6-1), which won its sixth straight game. Le'Tre Darthard added 13 points and six assists....

Report outlines rising costs, benefits of college degree

Nov. 27, 2021 08:15 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Cory Britton doesn’t need a public policy institute report to fully appreciate the costs and benefits of a college education. He knows what it’s like to try to make ends meet with dead-end jobs and the anxiety of not having health insurance....

Drive-in theater site could soon become convenience store

Nov. 27, 2021 08:02 AM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A vacant lot in south Logan has experienced the past century in a way that might be described as “roadside Americana.” From a patch of farmland along the highway, it became the site of Logan’s first drive-in theater in 1947. And after hosting...

Graham's 3-pointer lifts Pelicans to 98-97 win over Jazz

Nov. 27, 2021 00:54 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Devonte’ Graham made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds to lift the New Orleans Pelicans to a 98-97 victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night. Brandon Ingram had 21 points and six rebounds for the Pelicans. Nickeil Alexander-Walker chipped...