WSU men’s basketball vs. West Coast Baptist
The Weber State men’s basketball team broke multiple school records in a 130-50 win over West Coast Baptist in a non-conference game Tuesday at the Dee Events Center in Ogden. The Wildcats (1-2) set new program bests in total points scored, margin of victory and shooting percentage (75%) in the win over the Eagles, who compete in the National Christian College Athletic Association. Each of the 12 Weber State players who took part in the game scored at least two points, let by Jerrick Harding’s 23-point effort. Tim Fuller had 18 points, Israel Barnes had 15 and Kham Davis, Dima Zdor and Austin Galuppo each had 12. Weber State will face Wright State on Monday afternoon in Estero, Florida, as part of the Gulf Coast Showcase.
SUU women’s basketball vs. UNLV
The Southern Utah women’s basketball team held off Nevada-Las Vegas for a 72-68 overtime win after squandering a 14-point fourth-quarter lead Tuesday night at the America First Event Center in Cedar City. The Thunderbirds (3-1) led 49-35 entering the final frame, but the Rebels (0-3) forced the extra period with a 24-10 surge. Rebecca Cardenas had 25 points and eight rebounds to lead the T-Birds, while Harley Hansen had 12 points and Shalyn Fano added 11 points and eight rebounds. SUU faced No. 5 Oregon State on Thursday afternoon in Corvallis, Oregon, after press time. The T-Birds will return home Tuesday to face Oral Roberts in a non-conference game.
BYU men’s basketball at Boise State
The Brigham Young men’s basketball team rallied from a seven-point deficit to force overtime, but ultimately lost to Boise State 72-68 in a non-conference game Wednesday at Taco Bell Arena in Boise, Idaho. Jake Toolson led BYU (3-2) with 19 points and TJ Haws and Connor Harding each scored 10. The Cougars shot just 37.8% (28-for-74) from the field and hit just 7 of 24 attempts from beyond the 3-point line. BYU will face UCLA on Monday in Maui, Hawaii, as part of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational.
USU women’s basketball at Cal State Fullerton
The Utah State women’s basketball team fell 83-62 to Cal State Fullerton on Wednesday night in Fullerton, California. The Aggies (2-3) were led by senior forward Hailey Bassett, who recorded her second double-double in a row with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Marlene Aniambossou, Lindsey Jensen-Baker and Steph Gorman each scored 10 points in the loss for Utah State. USU will face Brigham Young on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Marriott Center in Provo.
The Jazz defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 103-95 on Wednesday night at Target Center in Minneapolis, avenging a 112-102 loss on their home floor two nights earlier against the same Minnesota squad. Utah (9-5) built a 26-19 lead after the first quarter, but led by just two points at halftime before pulling away again. Bojan Bogdanovic had 30 points on 9-for-18 shooting, including a 6-for-11 clip from 3-point range for the Jazz. Donovan Mitchell had 26 points, while Mike Conley added 16 points and eight assists and Rudy Gobert had 12 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks. Jeff Green added 10 points off the bench. Andrew Wiggins had 22 points to lead the T-Wolves (8-7), who were 14-for-45 (31.1%) from 3-point range. The Jazz will return home to face the Golden State Warriors on Friday night at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City.
Notable HS girls basketball scores
ALA 48, Rockwell 22
Carbon 57, North Sanpete 5
Notable HS boys basketball scores
ALA 59, Utah Military-Hill Field 44
Millard 53, ALA 49
Wendover girls basketball vs. Panguitch, 3:30 p.m. at Sevier Valley Center
Grantsville boys basketball at Delta, 7 p.m.
Wendover girls basketball vs. Bryce Valley, 3 p.m. at Sevier Valley Center
Grantsville, Stansbury and Tooele swimming at Tri-County Meet, 8 a.m. at Pratt Aquatic Center
Stansbury girls basketball vs. Bear River, 5:15 p.m.
Wendover girls basketball at Pinnacle, 5:30 p.m.
Dugway boys basketball vs. Mount Vernon, 6 p.m.
Grantsville girls basketball vs. Carbon, 7 p.m.
Stansbury boys basketball vs. Delta, 7 p.m.
Tooele boys basketball at Morgan, 7 p.m.
Wendover boys basketball at Pinnacle, 7 p.m.
Tooele girls basketball vs. Hunter, 7 p.m.