Pac-12 conference http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Pac-12 conference en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:01 MST Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:20:52 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Runnin' Utes instant analysis: No. 12 Utah gets big lift from Tucker, beats Huskies 77-56 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620382/Runnin-Utes-instant-analysis-No-12-Utah-gets-big-lift-from-Tucker-beats-Huskies-77-56.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620382/Runnin-Utes-instant-analysis-No-12-Utah-gets-big-lift-from-Tucker-beats-Huskies-77-56.html The Utes faced the Washington Huskies on Sunday in Salt Lake City, and were able to hand Washington its fifth loss of the... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 22:10:03 MST Utah opens Pac-12 meets Friday at home against rival UCLA http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620191/Utah-opens-Pac-12-meets-Friday-at-home-against-rival-UCLA.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620191/Utah-opens-Pac-12-meets-Friday-at-home-against-rival-UCLA.html “It’s definitely a rivalry — competing against them gets our blood going,” said senior Corrie... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:55:00 MST Runnin' Utes instant analysis: Wright, Taylor rally No. 12 Utah to win over Washington State http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620105/Runnin-Utes-instant-analysis-Wright-Taylor-rally-No-12-Utah-to-win-over-Washington-State.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865620105/Runnin-Utes-instant-analysis-Wright-Taylor-rally-No-12-Utah-to-win-over-Washington-State.html Despite a sluggish start, the Utes caught fire, and were able to come away with an 86-64 victory over the Washington State... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:26:02 MST Women's basketball: Pac-12 has logjam atop conference with 3 unbeatens http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666684/Womens-basketball-Pac-12-has-logjam-atop-conference-with-3-unbeatens.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666684/Womens-basketball-Pac-12-has-logjam-atop-conference-with-3-unbeatens.html Arizona State, Stanford and Oregon State all sit at 5-0 in the conference, although that will change Monday with the... Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:00:00 MST Runnin' Utes instant analysis: Arizona dethrones Utah as Pac-12 leader http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619884/Runnin-Utes-instant-analysis-Arizona-dethrones-Utah-as-Pac-12-leader.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619884/Runnin-Utes-instant-analysis-Arizona-dethrones-Utah-as-Pac-12-leader.html It was a battle of Pac-12 giants on Saturday in Tucson, a match that would determine the leader of the conference. Who came... Sat, 17 Jan 2015 22:11:58 MST Utah Utes still winless in Pac-12 play against Arizona http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619871/Utah-Utes-still-winless-in-Pac-12-play-against-Arizona.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619871/Utah-Utes-still-winless-in-Pac-12-play-against-Arizona.html Saturday's loss is Utah's eighth straight to Arizona since joining the conference in 2011-12. Sat, 17 Jan 2015 21:20:00 MST Runnin' Utes instant analysis: No. 8 Utah's defense stymies Arizona State http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619743/Runnin-Utes-instant-analysis-No-8-Utahs-defense-stymies-Arizona-State.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619743/Runnin-Utes-instant-analysis-No-8-Utahs-defense-stymies-Arizona-State.html Although the Utes were playing away from home, they didn't miss a beat, defeating Arizona State 76-59. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 23:45:00 MST U. women still winless in Pac-12 after loss to UCLA http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665933/U-women-still-winless-in-Pac-12-after-loss-to-UCLA.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665933/U-women-still-winless-in-Pac-12-after-loss-to-UCLA.html Fri, 09 Jan 2015 21:45:00 MST Mike Sorensen: Did the Pac-12 surpass the SEC as college football's top league in 2014? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618931/Mike-Sorensen-Did-the-Pac-12-surpass-the-SEC-as-college-footballs-top-league-in-2014.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618931/Mike-Sorensen-Did-the-Pac-12-surpass-the-SEC-as-college-footballs-top-league-in-2014.html For years, the SEC has been the top conference in college football, but the Pac-12 can make a good case this year as the top... Sun, 04 Jan 2015 22:30:00 MST Women's basketball roundup: Bailey leads BYU past San Francisco http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665491/Womens-basketball-roundup-Bailey-leads-BYU-past-San-Francisco.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665491/Womens-basketball-roundup-Bailey-leads-BYU-past-San-Francisco.html Morgan Bailey's double-double carried BYU women's basketball to a 65-62 victory over San Francisco at the Marriott Center... Sat, 03 Jan 2015 23:39:34 MST Runnin' Utes instant analysis: No. 10 Utah shoots lights out, cruises past USC http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618885/Runnin-Utes-instant-analysis-No-10-Utah-shoots-lights-out-cruises-past-USC.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618885/Runnin-Utes-instant-analysis-No-10-Utah-shoots-lights-out-cruises-past-USC.html The Utes hosted USC to open up Pac-12 conference play for the season. How did they do? Fri, 02 Jan 2015 23:05:35 MST Utes overpower USC in Pac-12 opener, 79-55 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618874/Utes-overpower-USC-in-Pac-12-opener-79-55.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618874/Utes-overpower-USC-in-Pac-12-opener-79-55.html Contributions plentiful as No. 10 Utah prevails Friday night in the Huntsman Center. Fri, 02 Jan 2015 23:00:00 MST Utes open Pac-12 play at home against USC http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618799/Utes-open-Pac-12-play-at-home-against-USC.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618799/Utes-open-Pac-12-play-at-home-against-USC.html No. 10 Utah (10-2) hopes that its challenging non-conference slate pays dividends. Thu, 01 Jan 2015 15:05:00 MST Oregon-Florida State: A look at how they match up http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665322/Oregon-Florida-State-A-look-at-how-they-match-up.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665322/Oregon-Florida-State-A-look-at-how-they-match-up.html Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:00:00 MST Pac-12 men's basketball preview: Arizona, Utah lead the pack http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618723/Pac-12-mens-basketball-preview-Arizona-Utah-lead-the-pack.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618723/Pac-12-mens-basketball-preview-Arizona-Utah-lead-the-pack.html Conference play opens this week, with the Wildcats and Utes both ranked in the top 10. Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:20:00 MST Ranking the biggest bowl games in University of Utah history http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617950/Ranking-the-biggest-bowl-games-in-University-of-Utah-history.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617950/Ranking-the-biggest-bowl-games-in-University-of-Utah-history.html Ranking the biggest bowl games in Utah history based on the significance it carried for the Utes. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:35:00 MST Utah punter Tom Hackett becomes Utes' 5th 1st-team AP All-American http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617863/Utah-punter-Tom-Hackett-becomes-Utes-5th-1st-team-AP-All-American.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617863/Utah-punter-Tom-Hackett-becomes-Utes-5th-1st-team-AP-All-American.html Orchard makes second team and wins the Morris Trophy as the Pac-12's top defensive lineman. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:26:52 MST Utah football notes: Hackett wins Ray Guy Award http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617533/Utah-football-notes-Hackett-wins-Ray-Guy-Award.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617533/Utah-football-notes-Hackett-wins-Ray-Guy-Award.html Thu, 11 Dec 2014 18:55:00 MST Alabama, Oregon, FSU, Ohio State are in playoff http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663858/Alabama-Oregon-FSU-Ohio-State-are-in-playoff.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663858/Alabama-Oregon-FSU-Ohio-State-are-in-playoff.html The Big 12 co-champs, TCU and Baylor, were left out. Sun, 07 Dec 2014 11:20:00 MST Who's in? Who's out? Tough call for playoff panel http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663852/Whos-in-Whos-out-Tough-call-for-playoff-panel.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663852/Whos-in-Whos-out-Tough-call-for-playoff-panel.html Alabama is in. So is Oregon. That we know for sure about the College Football Playoff after the top two teams in the... Sat, 06 Dec 2014 22:53:45 MST No. 3 Oregon routs Arizona 51-13 to win Pac-12 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663787/No-3-Oregon-routs-Arizona-51-13-to-win-Pac-12.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663787/No-3-Oregon-routs-Arizona-51-13-to-win-Pac-12.html Marcus Mariota made his final case for the Heisman Trophy, and No. 3 Oregon left no doubt about whether the Pac-12 champions... Sat, 06 Dec 2014 00:10:36 MST Bowl options: Utes have plenty of enticing possibilities in return to postseason http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616941/Bowl-options-Utes-have-plenty-of-enticing-possibilities-in-return-to-postseason.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616941/Bowl-options-Utes-have-plenty-of-enticing-possibilities-in-return-to-postseason.html Here is a breakdown of what could happen for Utah and the Pac-12 when bowl destinations are determined this weekend. Wed, 03 Dec 2014 17:45:00 MST Utah football team well-represented on Pac-12 first team http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616886/Utah-football-team-well-represented-on-Pac-12-first-team.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616886/Utah-football-team-well-represented-on-Pac-12-first-team.html Booker, Clay, Hackett, Orchard and Phillips among the best of the best in vote of conference coaches. Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:42:59 MST Utah football: Utes ranked No. 24 in latest AP Top 25 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616714/Utah-football-Utes-ranked-No-24-in-latest-AP-Top-25.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616714/Utah-football-Utes-ranked-No-24-in-latest-AP-Top-25.html The Utes' win over Colorado did more than give Utah its first winning season in Pac-12 Conference play. Utah is now ranked... Sun, 30 Nov 2014 17:20:00 MST Utah will be going bowling: The question is where? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616653/Utah-will-be-going-bowling-The-question-is-where.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616653/Utah-will-be-going-bowling-The-question-is-where.html It's wait-and-see time for the Utes as the bowl picture clears up over the next week. Sat, 29 Nov 2014 16:45:00 MST Utah football: Punter Tom Hackett finalist for Ray Guy Award http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616444/Utah-football-Punter-Tom-Hackett-finalist-for-Ray-Guy-Award.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616444/Utah-football-Punter-Tom-Hackett-finalist-for-Ray-Guy-Award.html Utah punter Tom Hackett joined elite company Tuesday when he was nominated as a Ray Guy Award finalist, an honor bestowed... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:29:37 MST UVU wrestling: Utah Valley continues dual slate in Arizona this weekend http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616036/UVU-wrestling-Utah-Valley-continues-dual-slate-in-Arizona-this-weekend.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865616036/UVU-wrestling-Utah-Valley-continues-dual-slate-in-Arizona-this-weekend.html Fresh off a pair of duals in Boise, Idaho, last week, the Utah Valley University wrestling team continues its dual slate in... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:45:07 MST Mike Sorensen: Pac-12 may not be the best conference, but it's the most exciting http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613509/Mike-Sorensen-Pac-12-may-not-be-the-best-conference-but-its-the-most-exciting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613509/Mike-Sorensen-Pac-12-may-not-be-the-best-conference-but-its-the-most-exciting.html There's a lot to talk about in the world of college football, especially among the three local teams. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 20:05:00 MDT Utes move up in the rankings as they embark on season-ending Pac-12 stretch http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612980/Utes-move-up-in-the-rankings-as-they-embark-on-season-ending-Pac-12-stretch.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612980/Utes-move-up-in-the-rankings-as-they-embark-on-season-ending-Pac-12-stretch.html Utah ranked in both major college polls for the first time since Dec. 22, 2010. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:45:00 MDT Pac-12 slate highlighted by Oregon at UCLA http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660903/Pac-12-slate-highlighted-by-Oregon-at-UCLA.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660903/Pac-12-slate-highlighted-by-Oregon-at-UCLA.html Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:37:27 MDT Pac-12 officiating leader Tony Corrente resigns http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660876/Pac-12-officiating-leader-Tony-Corrente-resigns.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660876/Pac-12-officiating-leader-Tony-Corrente-resigns.html Pac-12 coordinator of football officiating Tony Corrente has resigned, citing personal and professional reasons. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 01:25:00 MDT Utah Sports Ruckus: A closer look reveals that the Pac-12 is surprisingly overrated http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612361/Utah-Sports-Ruckus-A-closer-look-reveals-that-the-Pac-12-is-surprisingly-overrated.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612361/Utah-Sports-Ruckus-A-closer-look-reveals-that-the-Pac-12-is-surprisingly-overrated.html If there was one thing BYU and Utah fans could agree on as brothers in the Mountain West Conference, it was that the Pac-10... Wed, 08 Oct 2014 12:33:13 MDT Utes eager to turn their Pac-12 decline around http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611654/Utes-eager-to-turn-their-Pac-12-decline-around.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611654/Utes-eager-to-turn-their-Pac-12-decline-around.html After non-conference wins over Idaho State, Fresno State and Michigan, Utah takes its best start since 2010 into Saturday's... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:40:00 MDT Pac-12 conference is off to strong start in 2014 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611552/Pac-12-conference-is-off-to-strong-start-in-2014.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611552/Pac-12-conference-is-off-to-strong-start-in-2014.html The Pac-12 conference is off to a strong start for the 2014 football season with a 29-4 non-conference record with five teams... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:45:00 MDT Utah football notes: Million-dollar matchups with Michigan http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611441/Utah-football-notes-Million-dollar-matchups-with-Michigan.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611441/Utah-football-notes-Million-dollar-matchups-with-Michigan.html Saturday's game was the first of a home-and-home series between the Utes and Wolverines. The next meeting is the 2015... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 22:04:19 MDT Utah's Nate Orchard is a leader in a lot of ways http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611011/Utahs-Nate-Orchard-is-a-leader-in-a-lot-of-ways.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611011/Utahs-Nate-Orchard-is-a-leader-in-a-lot-of-ways.html Senior is setting the tone on and off the field for the Utes, who prepare to play at Michigan on Saturday. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:55:00 MDT Utah Sports Ruckus: Kyle Whittingham is the face of the modern Ute program, and for good reason http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610816/Utah-Sports-Ruckus-Kyle-Whittingham-is-the-face-of-the-modern-Ute-program-and-for-good-reason.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610816/Utah-Sports-Ruckus-Kyle-Whittingham-is-the-face-of-the-modern-Ute-program-and-for-good-reason.html Short of an off-field scandal or becoming completely non-competitive, the idea that Kyle Whittingham is fighting for his job... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 10:47:13 MDT Light schedule in Pac-12 for Week 3 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659478/Light-schedule-in-Pac-12-for-Week-3.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659478/Light-schedule-in-Pac-12-for-Week-3.html Things to watch in Week 3 of Pac-12 play, including a big non-conference game. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:02:08 MDT Pac-12 commissioner 'delighted' that his conference's teams are scheduling BYU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607494/Pac-12-commissioner-delighted-that-his-conferences-teams-are-scheduling-BYU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607494/Pac-12-commissioner-delighted-that-his-conferences-teams-are-scheduling-BYU.html Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott said it “makes a lot of sense” for teams in his conference to schedule football... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:10:00 MDT Pac-12 notebook: Coaches head to Bristol; Pac-12 Network increases audience http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607480/Pac-12-notebook-Coaches-head-to-Bristol-Pac-12-Network-increases-audience.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607480/Pac-12-notebook-Coaches-head-to-Bristol-Pac-12-Network-increases-audience.html California segment of Pac-12 football media days is complete. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:15:00 MDT From autonomy to Harvey Langi: Tidbits from the first half of Pac-12 media days http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607442/From-autonomy-to-Harvey-Langi-Tidbits-from-the-first-half-of-Pac-12-media-days.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607442/From-autonomy-to-Harvey-Langi-Tidbits-from-the-first-half-of-Pac-12-media-days.html The first day of the annual Pac-12 football media days was chock full of interesting tidbits — mostly from conference... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:45:00 MDT Dick Harmon: BYU, Pac-12 scheduling is an interesting dynamic these days http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607314/BYU-Pac-12-scheduling-is-an-interesting-dynamic-these-days.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607314/BYU-Pac-12-scheduling-is-an-interesting-dynamic-these-days.html BYU will play the likes of Cal, UCLA, ASU, Arizona, Stanford, USC and Utah in seasons to come as the Pac-12 appears to like... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:21:50 MDT Peavler: Arizona vice president of athletics Greg Byrne considers BYU a Power 5 opponent http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607200/Peavler-Arizona-vice-president-of-athletics-Greg-Byrne-considers-BYU-a-Power-5-opponent.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607200/Peavler-Arizona-vice-president-of-athletics-Greg-Byrne-considers-BYU-a-Power-5-opponent.html Arizona vice president for athletics Greg Byrne went on the record to say that the Cougars are the equivalent of an opponent... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:39:08 MDT Guest commentary: What if all 5 power conferences have 14 teams? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604850/Guest-commentary-What-if-all-5-power-conferences-have-14-teams.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604850/Guest-commentary-What-if-all-5-power-conferences-have-14-teams.html There is so much turbulence and speculation about the future structure of college football that it is hard to predict what... Mon, 09 Jun 2014 22:55:00 MDT NBA draft tracker: Senior prospects who may end up with the Utah Jazz http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602429/NBA-draft-tracker-Senior-prospects-who-may-end-up-with-the-Utah-Jazz.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602429/NBA-draft-tracker-Senior-prospects-who-may-end-up-with-the-Utah-Jazz.html A look at the top senior prospects who should hear their name called when draft night comes around in late June. Mon, 05 May 2014 15:30:00 MDT Utes still swinging in injury-plagued season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601971/Utes-still-swinging-in-injury-plagued-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601971/Utes-still-swinging-in-injury-plagued-season.html Utah's high aspirations have been deflated by a 3-15 start in Pac-12 play. The Utes have dropped seven conference games by... Mon, 28 Apr 2014 20:37:56 MDT UteLinks: NCAA proposal would give Pac-12 more power http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601787/UteLinks-NCAA-proposal-would-give-Pac-12-more-power.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601787/UteLinks-NCAA-proposal-would-give-Pac-12-more-power.html USA Today breaks down legislation that would give more decion-making to major conferences. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 11:55:00 MDT UteLinks: Family tells LightTheU.com why Austrian basketball player chose Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601685/UteLinks-Family-tells-LightTheUcom-why-Austrian-basketball-player-chose-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601685/UteLinks-Family-tells-LightTheUcom-why-Austrian-basketball-player-chose-Utah.html Mother of Austria teen explains why her son has committed to joining the Runnin' Utes. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:45:00 MDT BYU baseball: blue Cougars shut out red Cougars; now prepare for Pepperdine http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600573/BYU-baseball-blue-Cougars-shut-out-red-Cougars-now-prepare-for-Pepperdine.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600573/BYU-baseball-blue-Cougars-shut-out-red-Cougars-now-prepare-for-Pepperdine.html Pitchers and a pair of seniors led BYU to its first-ever victory over Washington State in the Evergreen State, 3-0, on... Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:48:39 MDT