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UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 9:01 p.m.

Mike Leach was a Kyle Whittingham fan long before Washington State, Utah became Pac-12 rivals

In the late 1970s/early 1980s, Mike Leach was an undergraduate student at Brigham Young, a devout follower of LaVell Edwards’ football team and by virtue, a big fan of the …

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 8:09 p.m.

First look: Utah at Washington State

Washington State (3-1, 0-1) returns to the Palouse to host Utah (2-1, 0-1) in its first home conference game of the 2018 season.

Afternoon kickoff announced for week five matchup between Washington State, Utah

The Cougars will follow Friday’s late-night kickoff at USC with a mid-afternoon game against Utah the following week in Pullman.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 11:08 p.m.

No. 10 Washington shuts down Utah in 21-7 victory

Myles Gaskin ran for 143 yards on 30 carries and added a touchdown, and Washington’s defense forced three turnovers as the No. 10 Huskies beat Utah 21-7 on Saturday night. …

No. 10 Washington opens Pac-12 play against tough Utah team

Huskies coach Chris Petersen knew the opening month of the season for No. 10 Washington could end up being quite challenging. The opener against Auburn was a given. Now the …

UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018, 8:48 p.m.

Area roundup: Washington defeats Utah, moves into third place in Pac-12 baseball

Lucas Knowles pitched into the seventh inning and Willie MacIver drove in two runs Thursday as Washington defeated Utah 6-4 in Salt Lake City to move into third place in …

Video: Washington State players Robert Franks, Arinze Chidom and Malachi Flynn post Utah

WSU players Robert Franks, Arinze Chidom and Malachi Flynn discuss the 77-70 loss to Utah Saturday at Beasley Coliseum.

Video: Washington State coach Ernie Kent post Utah

Cougars coach Ernie Kent talks about the team’s miscues and mistakes in a 77-70 loss to Utah Saturday at Beasley Coliseum.

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 11 a.m.

First-half drought costs Washington State in 77-70 loss to Utah

Malachi Flynn scored 20 points, Robert Franks chipped in 18, but the other nine Cougars combined to score just 32 in a 77-70 loss to the Utes in front of …

Huskies fade in second half as Utah finishes season sweep

David Collette scored 16 of his 22 points after the break and Tyler Rawson added 15 points as Utah overcame a sluggish first half to rally for a 70-58 victory …

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 9:57 p.m.

Utah rolls past Washington State men 82-69

Tyler Rawson scored 22 points and knocked down a career-high six 3-pointers as Utah beat Washington State 82-69 on Sunday night.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 10:12 p.m.

Justin Bibbins scores 20, leads Utah to 70-62 win over Washington

Justin Bibbins scored 20 and grabbed 10 rebounds as Utah broke a four-game losing streak with a 70-62 victory over Washington on Thursday.

Winless in the mountains, Washington State aims to end losing skids at Colorado, Utah

Since the Buffaloes and the Utes made the Pac-10 the Pac-12 five basketball seasons ago, WSU is 0-8 in games at Boulder and Salt Lake City. And there’s been more …

Video: Washington State coach Ernie Kent news conference Jan. 16

Cougars coach Ernie Kent reflects on Saturday’s win over Cal and talks about the upcoming road swing at Colorado and Utah.

Utah routs Eastern Washington, continues dominance of Big Sky teams

David Collette scored a season-high 24 points to help Utah sprint away for an 85-69 nonconference men’s basketball victory over Eastern Washington on Friday night in Salt Lake City.

Washington Huskies salvage 33-30 win over Utah

Tristan Vizcaino hit a 38-yard field goal as time expired and No. 16 Washington scored 10 points in the final 58 seconds to stun Utah 33-30 on Saturday night.

No. 16 Washington in an unusual spot against Utah

It’s a very strange place that No. 16 Washington finds itself in with two games left in the regular season. The Huskies’ hopes of landing a spot in the College …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 8:01 p.m.

Washington State in the driver’s seat heading into final weeks of regular season

With two weeks left in the regular season, it’s guaranteed that the Pac-12 football championship will end up in one of two states. But within those two states, four teams …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:16 p.m.

In his much-anticipated return home, Washington State’s Falk throws three touchdowns to lead Cougars past Utes

Falk estimated that 60 people came out to support him – “that’s probably lowballing it,” he said – in the second-to-last regular season game of his college career.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:18 p.m.

Analysis: Washington State defense earns seven takeaways as Cougars hold off Utah 33-25 ahead of bye week

The Cougars (9-2, 6-2), with a bye week on the docket, can now cool their heels for 12 days before playing the Huskies in another Apple Cup that will determine …

John Blanchette: On Luke Falk’s homecoming, it was Washington State’s Hercules Mata’afa that did the home wrecking

Perhaps when Sophie Mata’afa was naming the fifth of her seven children, she sold him a little short by settling on merely Hercules.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 7:34 p.m.

Difference makers: Hercules Mata’afa’s disruption key for Washington State’s defense in 33-25 win at Utah

The key players in Washington State’s 33-25 win over Utah at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 6:36 p.m.

Vince Grippi’s three takes: Washington State’s offense does just enough to back up high-flying defensive performance

Veteran sports writer Vince Grippi gives his three takes on Washington State’s 33-25 win over Utah at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 5:55 p.m.

Utes play Cougars without top receiver Darren Carrington, Washington State without running back Gerard Wicks

Darren Carrington, who leads the Utes in receptions (58), receiving yards (830), and receiving touchdowns (6), missed his first game of the season with an injury.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 6:54 p.m.

Washington State forces seven turnovers to beat Utah 33-25 for crucial road win

Luke Falk and the Washington State offense will lament all of the scoring opporutnities they squandered Saturday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium. They’ll do that, surely, but probably not before they …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 7:47 p.m.

Washington State’s Luke Falk breaks Pac-12 record for career touchdowns

Luke Falk, who grew up in Logan, Utah, approximately 80 miles north of Rice-Eccles Stadium, tossed the 117th touchdown of his career in the second quarter of Saturday’s game against …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 7:33 p.m.

Washington State gets senior linebacker Isaac Dotson back for Utah game

Dotson started for the Cougars at Mike linebacker and appeared on both the punt and kickoff teams. The Bellevue, Washington, native hadn’t played since the first half of the Oct. …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 8:49 p.m.

Highlights: No. 19 Washington State 33, Utah 25

Updates and highlights from Washington State’s Pac-12 football game at Utah on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

The pick: Why Washington State will beat Utah

The Cougars will beat the Utes to improve to 9-2 on the season and 6-2 in Pac-12 Conference play.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 8:14 p.m.

Plenty of storylines to keep an eye on as Washington State, Utah gear up for Pac-12 battle

The game between Washington State and Utah was always going to bubble with fascinating storylines – even before a heap of postseason implications began to emerge for both the Cougars …