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Harding carries Utah Valley past Chicago St. 101-87

Jan. 27, 2022 22:40 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Connor Harding scored 18 points as Utah Valley defeated Chicago State 101-87 on Thursday night. Fardaws Aimaq and Tim Ceaser added 17 points apiece for the Wolverines, while Tim Fuller chipped in 15. Aimaq also had three assists. Utah Valley is undefeated (2-0) when...

Cox defends funds for security building at private residence

Jan. 27, 2022 18:44 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Spencer Cox is defending the use of $260,000 in state funds for the construction of a building for security personnel at his house in a rural town south of the state capital. After lawmakers last year approved the funds without publicly discussing...

Florida GOP aims to curtail school lessons on sex, gender

Jan. 27, 2022 16:10 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Republicans want to forbid discussions of sexual orientation or gender identity in schools with a bill that activists say endangers children and echoes a previous wave of laws that sought to squelch LGBTQ conversations in the classroom. Activists...

Booker leads Suns past Jazz 105-97 for 8th straight win

Jan. 27, 2022 02:02 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When Chris Paul joined Devin Booker on the Phoenix Suns after a trade last season, it wasn’t always easy to decide who would be the finisher when games got tight. These days, it’s just intuitive. Such as Wednesday night, when Booker fueled the Suns through...

Jakimovski, Roberts help Washington St. beat Utah 71-54

Jan. 27, 2022 01:21 AM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Andrej Jakimovski and Tyrell Roberts scored 15 points apiece and Washington State used a 22-3 run in the second half to beat Utah 71-54 on Wednesday night. Roberts, who went 0 for 6 from the field in his scoreless first half, scored 11 points, including three...

Bean carries Utah St. over San Diego St. 75-57

Jan. 27, 2022 01:11 AM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Justin Bean recorded 13 points and 13 rebounds to lead Utah State to a 75-57 win over San Diego State on Wednesday night. Steven Ashworth had 17 points for Utah State (11-9, 2-5 Mountain West Conference), which ended its four-game losing streak. Brandon Horvath...

No. 19 Oregon women beat Utah for 12th straight time

Jan. 26, 2022 16:55 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Nyara Sabally scored 13 of her 15 points in the second half, Endyia Rogers added 14 points and No. 19 Oregon made six free throws in the final minute to hold off Utah 70-66 on Wednesday for its 12th straight victory in the series. Sabally made 1 of 2 free throws...

Biden picks 6 lawyers for US prosecutor posts, diverse group

Jan. 26, 2022 09:40 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has nominated a diverse group of six lawyers to run U.S. attorney’s offices across the country, his latest picks for the top law enforcement positions. The nominees, announced by the White House on Wednesday, would run the federal...

School, police investigating possible racism, bullying

Jan. 25, 2022 16:03 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah school district is investigating possible racism and bullying on a school bus after a video surfaced on social media. The video shows middle school children gathering around a Black student while the bus is moving, KSTU-TV reported. It shows students...

Sisoho Jawara carries Weber St. over S. Utah 92-84

Jan. 25, 2022 01:00 AM EST

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Seikou Sisoho Jawara had a season-high 25 points, tying his career high, as Weber State defeated Southern Utah 92-84 on Monday night. Koby McEwen added 21 points for the Wildcats. Sisoho Jawara made 5 of 6 3-pointers. McEwen also had six rebounds and six...