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Have You Seen This? College basketball superstar's shoe blows out during game

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 11:00am

There have been many memorable moments between the North Carolina Tar Heels and the Duke Blue Devils. On Wednesday night, we saw another memorable moment: a player’s shoe blowing out during a game.

Utah Warriors' defensive shift already paying dividends for 2nd-year squad

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 10:14am

Two games into the league’s second season, the Warriors have flipped their original narrative on its head. No longer a team with an explosive offense and an inconsistent defense, Utah has found a defensive identity to pair with its offense.

Queta scores 23 to carry Utah State over New Mexico 71-55

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 11:34pm

Neemias Queta had 23 points and 10 rebounds as Utah State topped New Mexico 71-55 on Wednesday night.

6A girls basketball: Bingham slams door on Taylorsville semifinal bid with 63-39 win

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 20th - 9:48pm

Maybe it was the defense that won the game for Bingham girls basketball during a 63-39 win over Taylorsville in Wednesday’s Class 6A state quarterfinal at Salt Lake Community College.

6A girls basketball: Top-ranked Fremont responds to pressure with 56-39 quarterfinal win over Herriman

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 20th - 8:40pm

Emma Calvert had 15 points and eight rebounds, and Timea Gardiner added 17 points and eight boards to help the Silver Wolves to a 56-39 win over Herriman in the Class 6A state quarterfinal Wednesday evening at Salt Lake Community College.

BYU basketball looks to extend 5-game win streak, all-but wrap up No. 2 seed against USF

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 20th - 8:32pm

The Cougars tip-off at home Thursday night against San Francisco (7 p.m. MT, BYUtv /KSL Newsradio) in a game that could decide the No. 2 seed in the upcoming West Coast Conference Tournament.

6A basketball: Motivated Lone Peak girls cruise by Riverton in quarterfinals

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 20th - 8:12pm

Maddy Eaton scored 18 of her game-high 26 points in the first half, and Lone Peak held the Silverwolves to four first-quarter points en route to a 65-40 win to advance to Friday’s semifinals at Salt Lake Community College.

Joe Ingles wants to help other families cope with autism

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 20th - 8:07pm

Last week, the Ingles publicly announced their son, Jacob, had been diagnosed with autism. It wasn't a search for sympathy, empathy or anything else. They did it so they could help other families in similar situations.

6A girls basketball: Clutch Gillen leads Copper Hills by Westlake, into semifinals

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 20th - 5:29pm

Breaunna Gillen had 19 points, two assists and three steals as Copper Hills pulled away from Westlake, 53-36, in the quarterfinals of the Class 6A girls basketball state tournament Wednesday at Bruin Arena at Salt Lake Community College.

Patrick Kinahan: Jazz need to make strong push toward playoffs

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 20th - 10:13am

The final 25 games are here for the Jazz, who need to get on a run to make a strong push toward the playoffs. After a difficult schedule early in the season, the Jazz will close the final two months with a slate of games that ranks among the easiest.

Girls basketball: Murray fends off Viewmont, advances to 5A quarterfinals vs. Skyridge

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 11:14pm

Haylie Jensen had 16 points, and Ileah Beh added nine points and five rebounds to help the Spartans jump out to a big lead early and hold off Viewmont, 52-42, in the final game of the opening round Tuesday night at Salt Lake Community College.

Salt Lake Stallions coach a fan of new Alliance chairman, investor

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 10:12pm

Is the Alliance of American Football already running out of money? League co-founder Charlie Ebersol refuted the reports Tuesday, and Salt Lake Stallions coach Dennis Erickson sees the new equity shareholder as a sign of the league’s growth and potential after just two weeks of professional football games.

Girls basketball: First-year Farmington posts historic win; Corner Canyon pulls away from upset-minded Springville

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 9:02pm

Delaney Baker had 12 points and eight rebounds, and Natalya Taylor added 11 points, seven rebounds, four assists and four steals as the first-year Phoenix razed Olympus 56-50 in the 5A state tournament.

Girls basketball: East opens up title defense in dominating fashion; Briggs leads Provo over Jordan

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 5:27pm

East and Provo will face off in the 5A quarterfinals after double-digit first-round victories.

Girls basketball: Wasatch, Box Elder claim 1st round victories to open 5A tournament

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 1:58pm

The Timpview girls basketball team came out as the aggressor on defense Tuesday but couldn’t translate that to points and dropped their first-round game of the 5A state tournament to Wasatch in a 52-47 loss.

Girls basketball: Copper Hills, Westlake pull away to set up 6A quarterfinal showdown

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 18th - 11:09pm

Breaunna Gillen poured in 17 points, six rebounds, two assists and four steals, and Emily Larsen added 11 points and 14 rebounds to help the Grizzlies roll to a 65-39 win over Granger in the opening round at Bruin Arena at Salt Lake Community College

Don't call it an upset: 'Underdogs' Riverton and Lone Peak post blowouts in first round

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 18th - 9:02pm

Riverton and Lone Peak were the lower seeds — they sure didn't look them.

Merrell-Giles, Skinner lead Utah gymnastics to 197.125-195.80 win at Stanford

Holli Joyce, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 18th - 7:04pm

No. 4 Utah beat Stanford 197.125-195.80 in its second meet of the weekend.

Girls basketball: Defending 6A champ Fremont holds off American Fork; Herriman makes history with win

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 18th - 4:42pm

Emma Calvert finished with 21 points, and Timea Gardner added 17 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots as Fremont pulled away from the Cavemen, 53-42 to advance to the 6A quarterfinals Monday at Bruin Arena at Salt Lake Community College.