Positive cases and COVID-19 protocols have shaken up schedules for most men’s college basketball teams in Utah this week. BYU, Dixie State, Utah and Weber State now have more games canceled or postponed.
A multitude of national reports say Utah State is hiring Blake Anderson away from Arkansas State to be the Aggies’ next head football coach.
UPDATE — 7:20 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10:
As the night wore long and late, Utah State guard and Bountiful native Sam Merrill finally got the word.
Utah State and football coach Gary Andersen have parted ways after a 0-3 start to the season for the Aggies. Andersen was in Year 2 of his second stint at Utah State.
In mid-April just after the coronavirus pandemic reached the United States, Utah State men’s basketball guard Abel Porter announced on social media that he was going to play at Ohio State in the 2020-21 season.
BYU and Boise State will play football this year after all, as the MWC announced its 2020 football schedule delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.
The Mountain West Conference announced late Thursday that league presidents had voted to play football this fall after previously postponing the season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Mountain West became the second FBS conference to put its football season on hold, postponing all fall sports with hopes to play in the spring, “in response to ongoing challenges with the effective mitigation and management of the COVID-19 virus,” the conference announced Monday.
Few FBS schools will have a tougher time putting on a football season in 2020 than BYU. The Cougars’ independence has meant seeing teams fall off the schedule as some conferences, like the Pac-12 and SEC, decide not to play nonconference games in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and the…
NBA teams voted on draft-eligible and draft-declared players to create an initial list of 105 to be invited to the NBA Draft Combine — and two locals made the cut.
Weber State football has continued its recent trend of scheduling Pac-12 opponents, according to a Monday report.
For a few months, anticipation has built toward a May 20 vote by the NCAA Division I Council to decide if athletes transferring from one four-year college to another for the first time should be granted a waiver for immediate eligibility in all sports.
Utah State fans received news Sunday that would have seemed impossible one year ago.
After the University of Utah shuffled a handful more players into the NFL via the draft, the frantic signings of undrafted free agents kicked off Saturday evening as soon as the draft concluded.
Many are living with some degree of uncertainty right now during the coronavirus pandemic, which has halted much of usual life, canceled sports seasons and more.
Despite being a junior by athletic eligibility, former Davis High and Utah State guard Abel Porter decided to move on from the Aggies since he would be graduating with a master's degree after the 2019-20 season. He was honored during senior night on Feb. 25, then helped USU win the Mountain …
Continued changes to college athletics unfolded Friday after the previous 48 hours saw mass suspensions and cancellations to professional and college sports leagues worldwide, while Utah high school sports are also taking a two-week pause beginning Monday.
The Big Sky Conference announced its all-conference honors for the 2019-20 men’s basketball season Tuesday and while the league’s leading scorer, Weber State senior guard Jerrick Harding, grabbed second-team honors from the conference, he was named first-team All-District by the U.S. Basketb…
Utah State’s Sam Merrill and BYU players Yoeli Childs, TJ Haws and Jake Toolson all earned first-team all-conference honors for their respective teams, the conferences announced Tuesday.
LaDell Andersen, who coached 454 men’s basketball games at Utah State University and Brigham Young University between 1961 and 1989, died Sunday in St. George, both schools announced. He was 90 years old.
SALT LAKE CITY — BYU and Utah State faced off in the final game of the Beehive Classic and turned in the kind of game one would expect from a pair of teams separated by five spots in Ken Pomeroy's rating system.
At least in the way that it scheduled games to break long droughts for University of Utah men’s basketball to play some in-state opponents, the Beehive Classic found some success.
LOGAN — When you account for the many circumstances working against Weber State men’s basketball in its opener Friday night in Logan, it’s easy to see where the Wildcats might have entered disadvantaged.
Training camp is over, scrimmages and exhibitions are finished, and it’s time for basketball that counts.
Utah State got a scare but defended its national ranking Tuesday night to open the 2019-20 college basketball season.
The Basketball Tournament announced its bracket Tuesday for the 2019 edition of its winner-take-all, $2 million hoops competition and it revealed some spicy local flavor for games scheduled in Utah.
After 10 years as athletic director at Weber State University, Jerry Bovee is on his way back to Utah State University.
The awards aren’t done for Bountiful High alumnus Sam Merrill.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Eight years had gone by since Washington made an NCAA Tournament bracket. The Huskies’ award-winning players made their return successful.
LAS VEGAS — Sam Merrill grew up a Utah State Aggies fan. Eight years ago, Merrill attended the last Aggie conference tournament championship against Boise State a few miles away at the Orleans Arena when the team was part of the Western Athletic Conference.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Sam Merrill scored a career-high 38 points and Utah State stretched its winning streak to seven games, narrowly beating Colorado State 100-96 in overtime Tuesday night to clinch at least a share of the Mountain West Conference regular-season championship.
LOGAN — Sam Merrill scored 29 points and Utah State beat No. 12 Nevada 81-76 on Saturday night to take over the Mountain West Conference lead.
Many times, college football coaches will see that a high school player has a pretty severe injury and yank a scholarship previously offered to that player.
SALT LAKE CITY — At the end of Utah State men’s basketball practices, head coach Craig Smith puts 2:30 on the clock for a shooting and rebounding drill. There are six baskets with one shooter and one rebounder at each.
Meet the new boss. Same as the old boss.
SALT LAKE CITY — For at least the first half Saturday, Weber State’s shooting slump followed it back from Fresno. By the time the Wildcats snapped out of their funk from three days ago, it was too late.
LOGAN, Utah – Utah State junior guard/forward Hailey Bassett-Meacham, a Layton High alum, has been named the Mountain West Player of the Week after leading the Aggies to a pair of victories to start off the 2018-19 season, with a 72-61 win at Washington State and a 106-35 win over Northern N…
WSU women's soccer blanks Sac. St.
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — University of South Dakota men's basketball head coach Craig Smith has accepted the same position at Utah State University in the Mountain West Conference.
Utah State University has fired its head men’s basketball coach.
Utah State raced to a huge halftime lead and buried Idaho State 51-13 on Thursday night in Logan to pick up their first football win of the season.
In a rare move, North Dakota center Carson Shanks is returning to the school he previously left — Utah State.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Hayden Dalton scored 19 points with eight rebounds and led five players in double figures as Wyoming snapped a two-game skid, beating Utah State 95-87 on Wednesday night.
After a dismal 2016 season for Utah State football — going 3-9 and breaking a five-year bowl streak — the Aggies will try to inject new life into their offense with the addition of a veteran coach.
LAS VEGAS — It was all there for the taking.
LOGAN — Utah State led by as many as 18 points in the first half, but couldn’t hang onto the ball or the lead in the second half as the Aggies lost a heartbreaker to Fresno State, the Mountain West’s second-place team, on senior night, 86-85.
LOGAN — In what is becoming a pattern, the Utah State men’s basketball team dug itself a big hole Saturday, chipped away at it for most of the second half, but fell to Nevada, 89-84.
LOGAN — Utah State put together its most complete game of the season Tuesday night, ending a three-game losing streak in the process with a 79-60 victory over Air Force.