PROVO — BYU and Utah announced Monday afternoon that their storied rivalry will continue in 2017 and 2018.

The Cougars and Utes meet Saturday, then will take a two-year hiatus.

BYU and Utah will meet in Provo on Sept. 9, 2017, and in Salt Lake City on Nov. 14, 2018. The two teams are now scheduled to play four times over the next six seasons.

“As many people are aware, we have been working on these two games for a while,” said BYU director of athletics Tom Holmoe. “It’s an important historical series for the state and the fans of both schools. It’s nice to have it completed.”