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Kanab's Sam Orton hits buzzer-beating 3-pointer to upset North Summit

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 12:03pm

With six seconds left to play in the tied game, Kanab called one final play in hopes of upsetting North Summit in the quarterfinal round of the 2A boys basketball state tournament.

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.