David Kohl, Associated Press
Xavier guard C.J. Anderson (20) looks for a shot against Duquesne guard Bill Clark on Thursday.

The Deseret Morning News learned Thursday that Real Salt Lake acquired Dema Kovalenko from the New York Red Bulls in exchange for an undisclosed 2010 SuperDraft pick. Kovalenko is a hard-nosed midfielder who figures to be a regular fixture in Real Salt Lake's starting 11 for the 2008 season. In his nine-year MLS career he's played for Chicago, D.C. United and New York. The deal is still awaiting league approval.