VOLLEYBALL: In the classic battle volleyball fans were expecting, BYU's Mountain West Conference tournament title hopes came to an end in a five-game (35-33, 22-30, 31-29, 24-30, 16-14) loss to second-seeded UNLV on Friday night. The Cougars will now hope for an at-large berth into the NCAA Tournament when selections are announced Sunday. Senior Chelsea Goodman led the Cougars with 22 kills while Ashton Hansen posted a career high with 18. UNLV now faces the winner of Utah and Colorado State for the title.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: At Honolulu, the University of Utah (2-2) turned an eight-point deficit into a 10-point lead as the Utes rallied to top Akron, 71-60, Friday in the second game of the three-game Oahu Classic. The win snaps a string that saw Utah drop back-to-back games. Akron falls to 2-3. Leilani Mitchell paced the Ute offense for the second straight game, scoring 24 points. Morgan Warburton had 17 points while Kalee Whipple scored 12.
VOLLEYBALL: Behind four players in double digit kills, the fifth-seeded Utah volleyball team won a hard-fought five-game match, 3-2 (23-30, 30-16, 18-30, 30-22, 15-12), against No. 20 and top-seed Colorado State Friday. Utah meets UNLV today in the championship match, at 9 p.m. PST.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Southern Utah dropped a 63-45 decision to San Diego on Friday its fourth-straight loss. SUU (1-4 overall) will face Oregon State on Monday in Cedar City. Tip-off is at 7 p.m.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Weber State lost its third straight game, falling 57-44 to Arkansas State on Friday. The loss drops the Wildcats to 1-3 on the season.Weber State will stay in Seattle and play Sunday at 1 p.m. MST against the loser of today's Washington vs. Idaho game.
VOLLEYBALL: At Sacramento, Calif., Weber State's season came to a heartbreaking end Friday with a 3-2 loss to Portland State in the semifinals of the Big Sky Tournament. The Wildcats won the first two games, but the Vikings rallied for a 22-30, 22-30, 30-27, 30-28, 16-14 win. Weber State finishes the year at 16-13 overall.
MEN'S BASKETBALL: No. 11 Salt Lake Community College (5-0) remains undefeated after beating North Dakota State College of Science 90-63 on Friday. Salt Lake jumped out to a 21-5 lead that NDSCS could not overcome. Four Bruins were in double figures: Brian Green led all scorers with 20 points, DaVell Jackson finished with 14, Vassy Banny had 13 points and Chris Medina and Dan Stafford each had 11. SLCC plays again today at 6 p.m. against Chemeketa College in Twin Falls.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: With a 26-point and eight-rebound effort from Michelle Pace, the SLCC women beat Yava Pai College 67-58 on Friday. The win evens the Bruins' record at 2-2. The Bruins meet Treasure Valley College tonight.
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Danny Stosich scored 25 points to lead the Griffins (6-1) to a 93-73 win over Warner Pacific College. The Griffins shot 53 percent from the field, forced the Knights (2-1) into 20 turnovers and never trailed in the game. The Griffins host a 7:30 p.m. contest today against The College of Idaho.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: At St. George Friday, behind a balanced scoring attack, the Griffins improved to 6-1 on the season with a 62-47 win over the College of Saint Mary. Elis Leader led Westminster with 12 points. Westminster faces William Penn today at 1:30 p.m.