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Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) blocks the shot of New Orleans Pelicans guard Josh Hart (3) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Mitchell helps Jazz beat Pelicans for 7th straight win

Jan. 22, 2021 2:21 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz got off to a tough start. Then Donovan Mitchell and company pushed their way right past the New Orleans Pelicans. Mitchell scored a season-high 36 points, and the Jazz rallied to beat the Pelicans 129-118 on Thursday night for their seventh straight win. “Every...

Stevens, Colorado St. knock off Utah St. 84-76

Jan. 22, 2021 1:38 AM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Isaiah Stevens scored 18 points with eight rebounds and eight assists and Colorado State knocked Utah State out of a first-place tie in the Mountain West Conference with an 84-76 win on Thursday night. Kendle Moore added 16 points for the Rams (11-3, 8-2), who lost to the Aggies 83-64 on...

Utah guard Alfonso Plummer shoots next to Washington State center Efe Abogidi during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Pullman, Wash., Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Carlson paces hot-shooting Utah past Washington State, 71-56

Jan. 22, 2021 12:22 AM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Branden Carlson scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the first double-double by a Utah player this season, and the balanced, potent Utes offense handed Washington State a stinging 71-56 defeat at home on Thursday night. Washington State had lost but once at Friel Court this...

Carlson carries Weber St. over S. Utah 91-67

Jan. 22, 2021 12:02 AM EST

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Cody Carlson had 25 points plus 11 rebounds as Weber State easily defeated Southern Utah 91-67 on Thursday night. Isiah Brown added 22 points for the Wildcats. Carlson made 10 of 13 shots. Brown also had seven assists. Dontay Bassett had 12 points and four blocks for Weber State (7-3,...

Carlson carries Weber St. over S. Utah 91-67

Jan. 21, 2021 11:59 PM EST

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Cody Carlson had 25 points plus 11 rebounds, Isiah Brown added 22 points ands Weber State easily defeated Southern Utah 91-67 on Thursday night. Dontay Bassett had 12 points and four blocks for Weber State (7-3, 2-1 Big Sky Conference), which won its fourth straight game. Michal Kozak...

Haarms scores 23 to lead BYU past Portland 95-67

Jan. 21, 2021 11:42 PM EST

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Matt Haarms had a season-high 23 points as BYU easily defeated Portland 95-67 on Thursday night. Richard Harward had 12 points for BYU (12-3, 3-1 West Coast Conference). Brandon Averette added 12 points. Alex Barcello had 10 points, eight rebounds and six assists. BYU posted a...

A man carries a child, both wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, as they stroll along a street near the popular frozen Houhai Lake in Beijing, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. China is making some of its toughest travel restrictions yet as coronavirus cases surge in several northern provinces ahead of the travel rush for Lunar New Year on next month. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

The Latest: Shanghai locks down 2 major hospitals over cases

Jan. 21, 2021 10:33 PM EST

BEIJING — Shanghai has imposed lockdowns on two of China’s best-known hospitals after they were linked to new coronavirus cases. Outpatient services have been suspended at Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center and Renji Hospital, both of which have been cordoned off along with some surrounding...

Maluach carries New Mexico over San Jose St. 67-51

Jan. 21, 2021 6:26 PM EST

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Makuach Maluach had a season-high 25 points as New Mexico defeated San Jose State 67-51 on Thursday. The game was played at the home of Dixie State due to COVID-19 concerns in New Mexico. The lobos have been based in St. George, Utah, since playing the Thunderbirds on Jan. 13. So...

FILE - In this May 8, 2017, file photo, is Arch Canyon within Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. President Joe Biden said Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, he plans to review the Trump administration's downsizing of the Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears National Monuments in southern Utah. Bears Ears National Monument is on lands considered sacred to Native Americans who joined environmental groups in suing when the boundaries were redrawn in 2017. (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File)

Biden to review Trump's changes to national monuments

Jan. 20, 2021 7:20 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — President Joe Biden said Wednesday he plans to review the Trump administration's downsizing of two sprawling national monuments in the American Southwest, including one on lands considered sacred to Native Americans who joined environmental groups in suing when the boundaries were...

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell, left, goes to the basket as New Orleans Pelicans guard Nickeil Alexander-Walker defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Mitchell scores 28, Jazz beat Pelicans 118-102

Jan. 20, 2021 12:53 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell had 28 points and seven rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the New Orleans Pelicans 118-102 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory. Mitchell also made four of Utah's 21 3-pointers. Jordan Clarkson added 18 points, six rebounds, and six assists, and reserve...