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  • Utah 4A and 5A boy’s basketball state tournament: results and highlights

    The Utah 4A and 5A boy’s basketball state championships have concluded, and FOX 13 Sports’ Jer Bates shows us the results as well as highlights from Saturday’s games in the video above.

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    Jazz snap skid at 5

    PHILADELPHIA– The solution to a long losing streak? Play the 76ers. The Utah Jazz ended a five-game skid on Saturday by defeating Philadelphia 104-92, sending the Sixers to their 16th straight loss. Tony Wroten came off the bench for Philly to score a game-high 30 points, but it wasn’t enough. Gordon Hayward came in with 22 points, Alec Burks added 19 and both Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter provided double-doubles. The matchup of rookie point guards went Utah’s way, with […]

  • Utah 4A and 5A state basketball tournaments: Friday’s highlights

    SALT LAKE CITY — Both the 4A and 5A Utah boy’s basketball state championships were underway Friday, and the competition was fierce. FOX 13 Sports’ Jer Bates has the highlights and outcomes from the games in the video above.

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    Jazz can’t keep pace with Indy

    INDIANAPOLIS– If it were a race it would have been a photo finish. The Utah Jazz and Indiana Pacers came down to the wire on Sunday, but in the end, the Jazz couldn’t beat the best team in the NBA on their home court. Utah (21-38) went back and forth with Indiana (46-13) and had a chance to tie at the buzzer, but a Gordon Hayward three-point attempt went off the back of the iron as the Pacers escaped with […]

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    Utes soar to win on senior day

    SALT LAKE CITY– The Utah men’s team had more on the line than sending off senior Renan Lenz with a win on Saturday. The Utes were trying to avenge a loss to Colorado at Boulder this season and reach .500 in the PAC-12 conference. Utah got 21 points apiece from Delon Wright and Jordan Loveridge and their defense was key in a 75-64 win over the Buffaloes. No other Utah players reached double digits in scoring, but as a team […]

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    BYU wins, secures No. 2 seed

    SAN DIEGO – BYU looked like they were going to coast to an easy win. Instead they had to battle for a victory and earned the No. 2 seed and a first-round by at the West Coast Conference tournament. The Cougars led by as many as 15 points in the first half at San Diego on Saturday, but the Toreros made a furious second half charge to take the lead, twice. But Tyler Haws broke out of a scoring slump […]

  • Roy High School basketball team playing better than they have in decades

    ROY, Utah — It had been two decades since the Roy boy’s basketball team won a region championship, but this year they dominated Region 5 and have their sights set on a 4A state title. FOX 13 Sports’ Jer Bates spoke to Coach Dan McClure as well as senior player Brekkot Chapman about the team’s recent success. See the video above for their interviews.

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    Utes burn Sun Devils

    SALT LAKE CITY– Earlier in the week, the Utah men’s basketball team took No. 4 Arizona to overtime before losing on their home floor. On Sunday, they made sure overtime would not be necessary against Arizona State. The Utes had four players reach double digits in scoring and beat the Sun Devils 86-63. Delon Wright led Utah with 22 points (along with 9 rebounds and 6 assists) in the 23 point win. Jordan Loveridge scored 18 points and Renan Lenz […]

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    BYU gets revenge vs. Portland

    PROVO, Utah– The first time BYU faced Portland this season Tyler Haws scored 48 points in a triple-overtime loss to the Pilots. There was no need for overtime in Saturday’s rematch, as BYU cruised to an 89-73 win in their regular season home finale. Haws scored 15 points this time around and moved into seventh place on the Cougars’ career scoring list. But Matt Carlino was virtually unstoppable, matching his career high with 30 points and powering BYU to their […]

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    Jazz lose back and forth battle with Blazers

    PORTLAND, Ore.– First the Jazz led, then the Trailblazers were on top. It went back and forth all night in Portland, but the Blazers came out on top 102-94. In a game that featured multiple lead changes, Portland (37-18) took charge for good late in the fourth quarter on a pair of Damian Lillard free throws. The former Weber State Wildcat led all scores with 28 as the Jazz lost their second straight game after taking a season high three-game […]

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    Nets snap Jazz winning streak

    SALT LAKE CITY– The Jazz had momentum on their side when they carried a season-long three game win streak into the All-Star break, but they didn’t carry the momentum with them when play resumed on Wednesday night. Utah held an eight point lead at halftime, but by the end of the third quarter, Brooklyn was up by one. The Nets turned that into a 105-99 win in another return trip to Utah for Deron Williams (19 pts., 7 ast.) and […]

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    Utes blow another upset opportunity

    SALT LAKE CITY – Once again, the Utah men’s basketball team was so close. Once again, they came up short. Utah overcame a nine-point halftime deficit to force overtime before losing to No. 4 Arizona 67-63 on Wednesday night. The Utes outscored the Wildcats 12-4 at the end of regulation to tie the game at 56. With 2:06 left in overtime, trailing by two, Utah guard Brandon Taylor went to the line with three free throws. He missed all three. […]

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