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Arizona holds off San Diego State 70-64 to advance to Elite Eight

Nick Johnson scored all of his 15 points in the last 2:45, after missing his first 10 shots, and Arizona rallied to beat San Diego State 70-64 Thursday night and advance to the final eight of the... Read more »

March 27, 2014

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BYU professor says Dayton vs. Michigan NCAA final would drive highest TV ratings

BYU professor Scott Grimshaw said to be a Cinderella or a David, a team must be low seeded, it must come from a minor conference and it can’t be well known to the general population without... Read more »

March 27, 2014

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Kentucky ends Wichita State's perfect run, 78-76

John Calipari stood frozen on the Kentucky sideline. Every player on the Wichita State bench held his breath. Everything seemed to stop inside the Scottrade Center as Fred VanVleet let loose with a... Read more »

March 23, 2014

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Mercers of the world deserve more respect

atch one so-called favorite after another fall in the NCAA tournament, it's not really accurate to call them upsets anymore. Read more »

March 21, 2014

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Pangos, Bell lead Zags over Smart, Cowboys, 85-77

Gonzaga and Oklahoma State players, coaches and fans no doubt left Viejas Arena with the shrill sound of the referees' whistles ringing in their ears Friday. Read more »

March 21, 2014

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Utah Jazz: Who's winning NCAA tourney? Depends on which Jazz player you ask

With the NCAA tournament tipping off this week, the majority of Jazz players are holding out hope that their old college programs will see some success over the next few days and weeks. Read more »

March 18, 2014

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BYU basketball: Kyle Collinsworth's knee injury a big concern for Cougars

BYU guard Kyle Collinsworth injured his knee during the second half of the Cougars' loss to Gonzaga in the WCC title game, and the extent of the injury is unknown. Read more »

March 11, 2014

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Dick Harmon: BYU exits Las Vegas in a familiar way, and Kyle Collinsworth injury adds to the pain

BYU hasn't won a conference tournament in Las Vegas since 2001, and Tuesday's matchup with Gonzaga followed a similar script as the Zags looked super and the Cougars came out flat. Read more »

March 11, 2014

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March Madness will boost office morale, drop productivity, study says

adness is only a few days away, and employers can expect worker productivity to plummet once the annual college basketball tournament kicks off, according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray... Read more »

March 11, 2014

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The 2014 NBA draft tracker: Wiggins and Parker end the regular season with a bang

A look at how some of the most highly sought after college players have fared as of late. Read more »

March 10, 2014

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Westminster basketball: Griffins defeat LC State, 90-84, in Frontier semifinals

The 19th-ranked Westminster College men’s basketball team advanced to the Frontier Conference Tournament title game with a 90-84 win over Lewis-Clark State on Friday night in the Behnken Field House. Read more »

March 7, 2014

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Mike Sorensen: Rushing the court may be fun, but it needs to be curbed

Rushing the court may be fun, but it has become too commonplace and needs to be curbed for the safety of athletes and fans. Read more »

March 2, 2014

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UVU basketball: Wolverines fend off Kansas City for Senior Day win

Utah Valley University got the scores and the stops it needed down the stretch as it got a 49-43 Western Athletic Conference victory over Kansas City on Saturday at the UCCU Center. Read more »

Feb. 22, 2014

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Local schools face uphill struggle to avoid being shut out of NCAA tournament for 2nd straight year

It's been 60 years since local teams have gone two years without making the NCAA basketball tournament, but that could happen if schools don't come through in the next month. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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BYU basketball: Cougars prepare for big weekend on the road

After picking up four consecutive home victories during the past two weeks, BYU heads back on the road this week, starting with a game at Pacific Thursday. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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Utah basketball: Utes set to hit the road in the Pac-12 — again

After sweeping the Washington teams at home, Utah visits USC and UCLA this week, hoping to break through on the road. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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BYU freshman Bartley motivated to get back into rotation

After a promising start to his BYU career, freshman guard Frank Bartley IV has seen his playing time reduced dramatically. “At the beginning it was fun, then I kind of went into a freshman... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2014

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Utah State basketball: Aggies hope to rebound in second half of Mountain West season

Under coach Stew Morrill, the Aggies have won seven regular-season conference titles in 13 years, but this winter, they find themselves in a tie for 10th place at the midway point of Mountain West... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2014

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Utah basketball: Utes confident they can make some noise in 2nd half of Pac-12 play

Utah is 3-6 at the midway mark of Pac-12 play. The Utes host Washington and Washington State this week as the closing stretch begins. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2014

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Utah basketball: Offensive rebounding, two droughts were key in Utes' loss to No. 1 Arizona

Too many offensive rebounds by Arizona and two long offensive droughts were the reasons Utah couldn't pull off an upset victory Sunday night against No. 1 Arizona. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2014

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Utah State basketball: Aggies look to bounce back against New Mexico

USU has shown it can compete in every game, but now it has to find a way to make a play or two down the stretch to seal a victory, starting with New Mexico on Tuesday. Read more »

Jan. 27, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Rebounding effort of BYU's Nate Austin, Kyle Collinsworth as consistent as Tyler Haws' points

BYU's basketball season is turning into a merry-go round of successes, disappointments and opportunities lost. But heading into a key home series with WCC foes, one of the brightest spots about... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2014

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Duke phenom Jabari Parker has humble alter ego

When the best basketball player at Duke isn’t on the court, he likes to be in his dorm room, watching cartoons. He’s had the same best friend since grade school, and the biggest party... Read more »

Jan. 25, 2014

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Utah State basketball: Aggies host No. 7 San Diego State in huge game at the Spectrum

Utah State hosts No. 7 San Diego State in a "whiteout game" at the Spectrum on Saturday night. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2014

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Warren Buffett offering $1 billion for perfect bracket

Multibillionaire Warren Buffett is backing a $1 billion offer by Quicken Loans to anyone who can perfectly fill out a men’s basketball NCAA tournament bracket, according to Noah Buhayer and... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2014

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