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Traore carries BYU over Portland 78-65

Jan. 23, 2022 00:11 AM EST

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Fousseyni Traore had 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead BYU to a 78-65 win over Portland on Saturday night, the Cougars' 10th consecutive home victory. Te'Jon Lucas had 16 points and seven assists for BYU (17-4, 5-1 West Coast Conference). Seneca Knight added 14...

Dixie State defeats Texas Rio Grande Valley 85-74

Jan. 23, 2022 00:10 AM EST

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Hunter Schofield had 22 points as Dixie State beat Texas Rio Grande Valley 85-74 on Saturday night. Isaiah Pope had 17 points for Dixie State (10-10, 3-4 Western Athletic Conference). Dancell Leter added 15 points. Frank Staine had 11 points and 10 rebounds....

Williams' 33 sends streaking Murray St. past UT Martin

Jan. 22, 2022 22:26 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — KJ Williams scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed 15 rebounds and Murray State beat UT Martin 74-66 on Saturday to remain perfect in Ohio Valley Conference play. Williams' basket with 2:57 left before halftime gave the Racers (17-2, 7-0) a 28-27 lead and...

Peterson helps No. 16 USC beat Utah 79-67

Jan. 22, 2022 21:31 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Drew Peterson felt like he couldn’t miss. “I don’t think I’ve ever shot it like this. I was feeling good and my teammates were finding me,” Peterson said. Peterson scored 23 points and Boogie Ellis added 18 to power No. 16 Southern...

S. Utah defeats Idaho St. 86-74

Jan. 22, 2022 19:58 PM EST

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Tevian Jones, John Knight III and Jason Spurgin scored 17 points apiece as Southern Utah got past Idaho State 86-74 on Saturday for its second-straight win. Maizen Fausett added 16 and 13 rebounds points for the Thunderbirds (11-5, 5-1 Big Sky Conference)....

Aimaq leads Utah Valley to 58-41 victory over Lamar

Jan. 22, 2022 18:49 PM EST

OREM, Utah (AP) — Fardaws Aimaq had 15 points and 14 rebounds to carry Utah Valley to a 58-41 win over Lamar on Saturday. Aimaq made 11 of 12 from the free-throw line for the Wolverines (13-6, 4-3 Western Athletic Conference), who have won four straight at home. Connor Harding had...

Analysis: Hundreds supported independent redistricting

Jan. 22, 2022 08:02 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — “It provides accountability to the redistricting process.” “We need representation that understands the diversity of this area.” “As a voter in a rural area I’m entirely uncomfortable with my vote being used to dilute the power of...

Jazz snap three-game home skid, beat Pistons 111-101

Jan. 22, 2022 01:14 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rudy Gobert scored 24 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and blocked four shots to lead the Utah Jazz to a 111-101 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night. Bojan Bogdanovic added 23 points, Jordan Clarkson had 20 and Mike Conley 19 for Utah (30-16), which...

Thomas' season-high 25 points lead No. 10 Arizona pasts Utah

Jan. 22, 2022 00:12 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Sam Thomas scored a season-high 25 points and tied a career best with six three-pointers, and No. 10 Arizona held high-scoring Utah to its fewest points of the season in a 76-64 victory Friday night for its fifth straight win in the series. Utah committed 22...

Shiffrin leads US Olympic ski team nominations; Nyman out

Jan. 21, 2022 19:22 PM EST

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Two-time Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin leads the 17-member list for the U.S. Alpine skiing team nominated Friday for the Beijing Winter Games. There are nine first-time Olympians on the roster, which still awaits confirmation from the U.S. Olympic and...