• Utah Jazz's Gordon Hayward (20)  celebrates sinking a 3-point basket against the Dallas Mavericks in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    Hayward lifts Jazz over Mavs 121-119 in OT for 7th straight

    DALLAS (AP) — Gordon Hayward hit a fadeaway jumper at the buzzer in overtime and the Utah Jazz extended their season-best winning streak to seven games with a 121-119 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night.

  • Utah coach Krystkowiak says time to put ‘big boy pants’ on

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak had an enlightened moment during yoga Monday morning. The word “compassion” is a concept he often uses with his team and in the way he’s built the program, but the yoga instructor gave Krystkowiak another definition.

  • Pacific scores road upset at BYU, 77-72

    PROVO, Utah (AP) — Alec Kobre scored 17 points and T.J. Wallace added 15, including a go-ahead 3-pointer, to lead Pacific to a 77-72 upset of BYU on Saturday, snapping the Cougars’ 17-game home winning streak.

  • Utah Jazz's Trey Burke (3) shoots the ball as Milwaukee Bucks' Johnny O'Bryant (77) and Milwaukee Bucks' Tyler Ennis, right, defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Kim Raff)

    Jazz pull away in fourth quarter for 84-81 win over Bucks

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz struggled offensively for the second straight game. Once again, it didn’t matter.

  • Oregon State's Stephen Thompson Jr., center, celebrates with fans after he made free throws with no time left on the clock to give Oregon State a 71-69 win over Utah in an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez)

    Payton powers Oregon State past Utah 71-69

    CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State freshman Stephen Thompson Jr. said that when he caught the ball with 2.2 seconds left, he tried to get as close to the basket as possible.

  • BYU knocks off St. Mary’s 69-59

    PROVO, Utah (AP) — Chase Fischer scored 19 points, Kyle Collinsworth added 17, and BYU knocked St. Mary’s out of first place in the West Coast Conference, 70-59, on Thursday night.

  • Egbert helps Idaho beat Southern Utah 68-44

    Cedar City, Utah (AP) — Ty Egbert scored 12 points with two blocked shots and Idaho surged in the second half to beat Southern Utah 68-44 on Thursday night, avenging an earlier loss to the Thunderbirds, who have now lost five straight.

  • Utah Valley rolls to 88-77 win over Texas-Rio Grande Valley

    EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Marcel Davis scored 23 points to lead Utah Valley to an 88-77 win over Texas-Rio Grande Valley on Thursday night.

  • Tuah, an orangutan at Hogle Zoo looks at helmets in his enclosure in Salt Lake City, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, after selecting the Carolina Panthers to win the Super Bowl over the Denver Broncos. (Ravell Call /The Deseret News via AP)  SALT LAKE TRIBUNE OUT; MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT; TV OUT

    Ape at Utah zoo to predict Super Bowl winner

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An ape at the Salt Lake City zoo has predicted the Carolina Panthers will win the Super Bowl.

  • Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried (35) guards Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) during the first quarter  of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

    Derrick Favors powers Jazz to 85-81 win over Nuggets

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Derrick Favors was his typical presence on defense, blocking and altering shots. It was a different story on offense until the most important moment of the game.