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December 2, 2021
Sports Wrap – December 2, 2021

Prep Schedule

Stansbury boys basketball 

Friday: Alta at Stansbury 7 p.m.

Tuesday: Clearfield at Stanbury 7 p.m.

Stansbury girls basketball

Tonight vs Bountiful 7 p.m.

Tuesday at Park City

THS girls basketball 

Friday at Park City 7 p.m.

Tuesday Mt. Ridge at THS

Stansbury wrestling

Tonight at Cottonwood

Friday, Saturday at Millard

Grantsville wrestling

Friday, Saturday at Skyhawk Showdown at Salem Hills

Tuesday t North Sanpete

Grantsville girls basketball

Tonight at Orem

Grantsville boys basketball

At Basketball Preview (Richfield)

Friday vs. Richfield 5:30 p.m.

Saturday vs. Juab 10:30 a.m.

Grantsville swimming

Tuesday at Ben Lomond

THS Boys Wrestling

Today at Uintah

PAC-12 Championship

All eyes will be on Las Vegas on Friday evening when the Utah Utes face defending Pac-12 champion Oregon in the 2021 Pac-12 Football Championship Game. The North Division champion Ducks (10-2; 7-2 Pac-12) are ranked 10th this week in both the Associated Press and College Football Playoff polls, while the South Division champion Utes (9-3; 8-1) are ranked 14th in the AP poll and 17th by the CFP committee.

The title game will take place in Las Vegas for the first time, and is scheduled for 5 p.m. PT at Allegiant Stadium, home of the NFL’s Las Vegas Raiders. Watch on ABC and listen on the Home of the Utes, KALL ESPN 700. Utah has won five consecutive games and eight of its last nine, including a 38-7 victory over then-No. 3 Oregon in Salt Lake City on Nov. 20. 

In 11 seasons as members of the Pac-12—all under 17th-year head coach Kyle Whittingham —Utah has won the South Division outright three times (2018, ‘19, ‘21) and shared the title once (2015). Utah is the designated home team based on conference record, as it makes its third trip to the Pac-12 Championship Game in the past four seasons, with its only non-appearance in that span coming in the COVID-condensed 2020 season. Oregon is 4-0 in Pac-12 Championship games (2011, ‘14, ‘19 and ‘20).

UVU stuns BYU

Fardaws Aimaq recorded his seventh straight double-double with 24 points and 22 rebounds and Justin Harmon scored a career-high 24 points to lead Utah Valley to its first-ever win over a ranked opponent in a 72-65 overtime win over No. 12 BYU on Wednesday night at the UCCU Center.

The Wolverines improve to a perfect 4-0 in overtime games this season and pick up their seventh straight win to improve to 7-1 overall on the season. The loss is the first of the year for BYU who falls to 6-1.

The win is the first win over a ranked opponent in UVU history. The Wolverines were previously 0-10 all-time against teams in the Top-25.

“BYU has a great team, and we have nothing but respect for them,” said Utah Valley head coach Mark Madsen. “My college coach Mike Montgomery always used to say that to win a game you have to have some special individual performances and we had that tonight. I’ve been involved in very few basketball games in my life where anyone on a team gets 20 rebounds and Fardaws has already done that four times in his two seasons with us. Justin Harmon got a key steal and had a great game. Individual performances allow teams to win.”

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