Pac-12 conference http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Pac-12 conference en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:22:40 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 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 UteLinks: Conferences like the Pac-12 are seeking a louder voice http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599947/UteLinks-Conferences-like-the-Pac-12-are-seeking-a-louder-voice.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599947/UteLinks-Conferences-like-the-Pac-12-are-seeking-a-louder-voice.html CBSSports.com report quotes commissioner Larry Scott as saying: "I think we're going to get there." Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:45:00 MDT UteLinks: Jeopardy question about Urban Meyer fails to net correct answer http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599928/UteLinks-Jeopardy-question-about-Urban-Meyer-fails-to-net-correct-answer.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599928/UteLinks-Jeopardy-question-about-Urban-Meyer-fails-to-net-correct-answer.html Former Utah coach apparently isn't known by contestants on popular game show. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:30:00 MDT Cal coach Montgomery retires http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650953/Cal-coach-Montgomery-retires.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650953/Cal-coach-Montgomery-retires.html California coach Mike Montgomery is retiring after six seasons at the school. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:46:54 MDT Utes gymnastics: Tory Wilson, Georgia Dabritz and Nansy Damianova win individual titles as Utah wins Pac-12 title http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650307/Utes-gymnastics-Tory-Wilson-Georgia-Dabritz-and-Nansy-Damianova-win-individual-titles-as-Utah-wins.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650307/Utes-gymnastics-Tory-Wilson-Georgia-Dabritz-and-Nansy-Damianova-win-individual-titles-as-Utah-wins.html The University of Utah is a champion in the Conference of Champions after the gymnasts won the Pac-12 Gymnastics Championship... Sat, 22 Mar 2014 19:20:00 MDT BYU earns NCAA at-large bid; will face Oregon in Milwaukee http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598801/BYU-earns-NCAA-at-large-bid-will-face-Oregon-in-Milwaukee.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598801/BYU-earns-NCAA-at-large-bid-will-face-Oregon-in-Milwaukee.html Sun, 16 Mar 2014 20:20:00 MDT Stanford beats Washington St. 74-63 in Pac-12 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649639/Stanford-beats-Washington-St-74-63-in-Pac-12.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649639/Stanford-beats-Washington-St-74-63-in-Pac-12.html Chasson Randle scored 22 points, Josh Powell added 16 and sixth-seeded Stanford used a big second-half run to pull away for a... Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:13:01 MDT Utah basketball: Runnin' Utes advance to meet top seed Arizona http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598552/Utah-basketball-Runnin-Utes-advance-to-meet-top-seed-Arizona.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598552/Utah-basketball-Runnin-Utes-advance-to-meet-top-seed-Arizona.html Utah's first-round victory over Washington leads to another opportunity to tame the Arizona Wildcats. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 21:50:00 MDT Tuition at U. to rise up to 5.8 percent http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598544/Tuition-at-U-to-rise-up-to-58-percent.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598544/Tuition-at-U-to-rise-up-to-58-percent.html On Tuesday, the University of Utah trustees approved up to a 5.8 percent increase in tuition rates for the 2014-15 academic... Wed, 12 Mar 2014 19:10:00 MDT Women's basketball: USC rallies past Oregon St 71-62 for Pac-12 title http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649379/Womens-basketball-USC-rallies-past-Oregon-St-71-62-for-Pac-12-title.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649379/Womens-basketball-USC-rallies-past-Oregon-St-71-62-for-Pac-12-title.html When Cassie Harberts took a second to reflect, she remembered watching the NCAA tournament selection show and waiting for... Sun, 09 Mar 2014 23:38:13 MDT Oregon State eliminates Utah from Pac-12 women's tournament http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649291/Oregon-State-eliminates-Utah-from-Pac-12-womens-tournament.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649291/Oregon-State-eliminates-Utah-from-Pac-12-womens-tournament.html Freshman Sydney Wiese and Oregon State made quick work of Utah on Friday night, jumping out to a 19-point halftime lead and... Sat, 08 Mar 2014 09:51:16 MST Power rankings: Pac-12 , WCC, MWC men's basketball http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865591084/Power-rankings-Pac-12--WCC-MWC-mens-basketball.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865591084/Power-rankings-Pac-12--WCC-MWC-mens-basketball.html Here are the inaugural combined college basketball power rankings for the Pac-12, WCC and MWC, through games of Nov. 20.... Thu, 21 Nov 2013 19:26:40 MST Commentary: Utah Utes breaking from Whittingham tradition with poor play in season's second half http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590444/Commentary-Utah-Utes-breaking-from-Whittingham-tradition-with-poor-play-in-seasons-second-half.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590444/Commentary-Utah-Utes-breaking-from-Whittingham-tradition-with-poor-play-in-seasons-second-half.html Utah's departure from a Kyle Whittingham standard ranks among what the British royal family and Macy's have done in their... Tue, 12 Nov 2013 17:00:32 MST Utah women's basketball: Utes get exhibition win over University of Mary http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589722/Utah-womens-basketball-Utes-get-exhibition-win-over-University-of-Mary.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589722/Utah-womens-basketball-Utes-get-exhibition-win-over-University-of-Mary.html Emily Potter leads a cast of contributing freshmen, finishing with a game-high 24 points, in the Utes' exhibition victory. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 20:40:00 MDT Utah women's basketball: After injuries, plans have completely changed for this year's Utes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589617/Utah-womens-basketball-After-injuries-plans-have-completely-changed-for-this-years-Utes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589617/Utah-womens-basketball-After-injuries-plans-have-completely-changed-for-this-years-Utes.html The Utah women's basketball team heads back to the court to start another season on Friday night. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 09:45:00 MDT Mike Sorensen: Pac-12 may get more than its share of bowl berths http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589285/Mike-Sorensen-Pac-12-may-get-more-than-its-share-of-bowl-berths.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589285/Mike-Sorensen-Pac-12-may-get-more-than-its-share-of-bowl-berths.html Three years after not having enough eligible teams for its bowl slots, the Pac-12 should easily fill its bowl allotment this... Sun, 27 Oct 2013 22:14:23 MDT Utah women's basketball: Utes picked to finish 7th in Pac-12 poll http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589155/Utah-womens-basketball-Utes-picked-to-finish-7th-in-Pac-12-poll.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589155/Utah-womens-basketball-Utes-picked-to-finish-7th-in-Pac-12-poll.html The Pac-12 Conference Preseason Coaches Poll has picked the Utah women's basketball team to finish seventh for the second... Fri, 25 Oct 2013 13:35:00 MDT Pac-12 commissioner visits both games in Arizona http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588763/Pac-12-commissioner-visits-both-games-in-Arizona.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588763/Pac-12-commissioner-visits-both-games-in-Arizona.html Larry Scott watched Utes play in Tucson after catching part of ASU-Washington game in Tempe. Sat, 19 Oct 2013 23:40:00 MDT Gameday glance: Utah at Arizona, Oct. 19, 8 p.m. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588657/Gameday-glance-Utah-at-Arizona-Oct-19-8-pm.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588657/Gameday-glance-Utah-at-Arizona-Oct-19-8-pm.html The Utah Utes and Arizona Wildcats square off Saturday night at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Ariz. Sat, 19 Oct 2013 00:30:33 MDT Utah basketball: Runnin' Utes coach Larry Krystkowiak shines at Pac-12 media day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588621/Utah-basketball-Runnin-Utes-coach-Larry-Krystkowiak-shines-at-Pac-12-media-day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588621/Utah-basketball-Runnin-Utes-coach-Larry-Krystkowiak-shines-at-Pac-12-media-day.html Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak draws laughter on the center stage in San Francisco during the Pac-12's media day. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 17:30:00 MDT Utah basketball: Runnin' Utes picked to finish 9th in Pac-12 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588578/Utah-basketball-Runnin-Utes-picked-to-finish-9th-in-Pac-12.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588578/Utah-basketball-Runnin-Utes-picked-to-finish-9th-in-Pac-12.html Utah Utes basketball: Krystkowiak, Loveridge at Pac-12 Media Day in San Francisco. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 11:00:00 MDT Pac-12 races heat up with Stanford's loss to Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639988/Pac-12-races-heat-up-with-Stanfords-loss-to-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639988/Pac-12-races-heat-up-with-Stanfords-loss-to-Utah.html Stanford had been considered a national title contender, right there with teams like Alabama, Oregon, Clemson and Ohio State. Tue, 15 Oct 2013 19:02:15 MDT From BCS wins to stunning Stanford: Utah's top 10 wins http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588404/From-BCS-wins-to-stunning-Stanford-Utahs-top-10-wins.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588404/From-BCS-wins-to-stunning-Stanford-Utahs-top-10-wins.html A list of Utah's top 10 wins in school history. Mon, 14 Oct 2013 21:35:00 MDT From 1 to 33: Ranking the basketball teams in the Pac-12, MWC and West Coast conferences http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588189/From-1-to-33-Ranking-the-basketball-teams-in-the-Pac-12-MWC-and-West-Coast-conferences.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588189/From-1-to-33-Ranking-the-basketball-teams-in-the-Pac-12-MWC-and-West-Coast-conferences.html With local colleges BYU, Utah and Utah State already beginning practice for the upcoming season, we rank the teams from their... Fri, 11 Oct 2013 08:31:27 MDT Utah volleyball: Utes fall to No. 1 Washington http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587797/Utah-volleyball-Utes-fall-to-No-1-Washington.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587797/Utah-volleyball-Utes-fall-to-No-1-Washington.html Junior right-side hitter Shelby Dalton turned in her sixth consecutive match with 10 or more kills as the University of Utah... Sat, 05 Oct 2013 22:40:05 MDT Utah volleyball: Utah picks up a 3-2 win over Washington State http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587733/Utah-volleyball-Utah-picks-up-a-3-2-win-over-Washington-State.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587733/Utah-volleyball-Utah-picks-up-a-3-2-win-over-Washington-State.html Senior middle blocker Erin Redd-Brandon registered a season-high 16 kills on a .467 hitting percentage to go with four blocks... Fri, 04 Oct 2013 23:33:13 MDT Utes football: Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott pleased with Utah's progress http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587629/Utes-football-Pac-12-commissioner-Larry-Scott-pleased-with-Utahs-progress.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587629/Utes-football-Pac-12-commissioner-Larry-Scott-pleased-with-Utahs-progress.html Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott believes Utah athletic teams have made progress and are on track to becoming competitive in... Thu, 03 Oct 2013 22:50:00 MDT Utah Utes football: Utes determined to make themselves at home, again http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587465/Utah-Utes-football-Utes-determined-to-make-themselves-at-home-again.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587465/Utah-Utes-football-Utes-determined-to-make-themselves-at-home-again.html Rice-Eccles Stadium hasn't been what it used to be as Utah adjusts to life in the Pac-12. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 17:15:00 MDT