TOURNAMENT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TOURNAMENT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Two December basketball tournaments set http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58419925-52/tournament-utah-teams-american.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58419925-52/tournament-utah-teams-american.html.csp">Two December basketball tournaments set</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T09:14:19.558-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 09:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While this is the heart of high school football season, some are already looking ahead to basketball. There are two major competing events scheduled December 11, 12 and 13 in Utah County. The Utah Elite 8 basketball tournament is a true tournament format and will be held at the new American Fork High gym. Opening night games feature Corner Canyon against Bingham, Davis against Mountain Crest, American Fork against Sky View and Brighton versus Layton. “The Utah Elite 8 will showcase some of Utah’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58419925@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:14:19 MDT USA wins basketball worlds, 129-92 over Serbia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58413193-77/serbia-americans-team-tournament.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58413193-77/serbia-americans-team-tournament.html.csp">USA wins basketball worlds, 129-92 over Serbia</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN MAHONEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T22:32:46.509-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madrid • With golden confetti raining on their heads and “Party in the U.S.A” ringing in their ears, it must have been hard for the U.S. basketball players to hear anything. Doesn’t matter. They had stopped listening long ago. All the questions about their talent, the doubts about their ability, were put down as easily as their opponents. “It kind of was, again, a smack to our face, saying the U.S. was sending the B-team to go play in the World Cup,” forward Kenneth Faried said. “Just because Le...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584131932014-09-14T22:32:46.509-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-14T22:32:46.509-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58413193@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:32:46 MDT USA basketball: Mike Krzyzewski says basketball World Cup is a big deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58399842-77/basketball-cup-event-soccer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58399842-77/basketball-cup-event-soccer.html.csp">USA basketball: Mike Krzyzewski says basketball World Cup is a big deal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Mahoney</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T22:32:58.279-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Barcelona, Spain • The name was changed to sound more like soccer. The date was changed to get away from soccer. Basketball’s World Cup, of course, will never be soccer’s. The question is whether it’s as important as the Olympic basketball tournament, which has always been more popular in the United States. “To the basketball people of the world, this is the event,” U.S. coach Mike Krzyzewski said earlier in the tournament. “Remember, the Olympics is every sport, so you’ve got a bunch of people ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583998422014-09-10T22:32:58.279-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T22:32:58.279-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58399842@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:32:58 MDT Orem to host national hoops tournament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58342918-52/teams-tournament-lone-peak.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58342918-52/teams-tournament-lone-peak.html.csp">Orem to host national hoops tournament</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T23:33:03.246-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It seems weird writing about basketball when football season has just begun. But Orem High hoops coach Golden Holt has already recruited some of the nation’s top teams to compete in the fourth annual FreeTaxUSA.com Shootout December 11 through December 13 on the Golden Tigers’ home floor. Utah participants include four-time defending 5A champion Lone Peak, Orem, Timpview, Jordan, Wasatch Academy and Timanogos. Two top Colorado teams, Overland and Denver East,; Richland, Wash.; Kahuka, Hawaii, an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58342918@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:03 MDT Basketball World Cup: U.S. beats Dominican Republic 106-71 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58371104-77/points-game-group-americans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58371104-77/points-game-group-americans.html.csp">Basketball World Cup: U.S. beats Dominican Republic 106-71</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN MAHONEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T22:18:31.617-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 10:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bilbao, Spain • They were expected to be in Barcelona. They hope to finish their trip in Madrid. First, they had to take care of Bilbao. The Americans wrapped up the No. 1 seed in their group Wednesday, improving to 4-0 at the Basketball World Cup with a 106-71 victory over the Dominican Republic. Kenneth Faried, whose shooting percentage dropped after he missed three shots, scored 16 points for the U.S. DeMarcus Cousins came off the bench and added 13 points on 5-of-5 shooting. The Americans wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583711042014-09-03T22:18:31.617-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T22:18:31.617-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58371104@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 22:18:31 MDT Texas knocks Helper out of Legion tournament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58277419-52/utah-helper-texas-inning.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58277419-52/utah-helper-texas-inning.html.csp">Texas knocks Helper out of Legion tournament</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T22:20:14.968-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 10:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Texas knocked Utah champion Helper out of the western region American Legion baseball tournament Friday by earning an 8-1 victory in a losers’ bracket game in Surprise, Arizona. Helper, which won back-to-back Utah titles for the first time since 1941, gave up two runs in the first inning but stayed within striking distance until the bottom of the seventh. Texas rallied for two runs in that inning and added four more in the eighth to send the Utah champions back to Carbon County after two days o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58277419@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 22:20:14 MDT Helper loses first-round Legion baseball game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58273299-52/helper-legion-mexico-early.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58273299-52/helper-legion-mexico-early.html.csp">Helper loses first-round Legion baseball game</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T23:40:50.981-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 11:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Mexico champion Albuquerque bested Utah winner Helper 10-5 Thursday in the opening round of the American Legion Western Regional baseball tournament Thursday in Surprise, Ariz. Helper, which won back to back Legion state titles for the first time since the early 1940s when legendary Utah athlete Rex Berry played at the Carbon County school, could not overcome early New Mexico leads. New Mexico took early leads of 4-0 and 7-1 and, though Helper rallied late, was in command most of the way. T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58273299@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:40:50 MDT Helper stays unbeaten in Legion baseball http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58246149-52/helper-george-legion-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58246149-52/helper-george-legion-team.html.csp">Helper stays unbeaten in Legion baseball</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T23:17:49.261-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Helper took a giant step towards defending its Utah American Legion baseball title Wednesday night. The Carbon County team defeated Trappers Orange of Mountain Crest 4-3 to become the only unbeaten team left in the 12-team double elimination tournament. Helper will play the winner of Thursday’s 4 p.m. St. George-Trappers Orange game at 7 p.m. Thursday at Logan High. If Helper wins, it will advance to the American Legion regional tournament in Glendale, Ariz. Should it lose, that would set up at ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246149@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:17:49 MDT BYU basketball: Collinsworth ‘ahead of schedule’ with ACL recovery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58237476-88/collinsworth-byu-tournament-cougars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58237476-88/collinsworth-byu-tournament-cougars.html.csp">BYU basketball: Collinsworth ‘ahead of schedule’ with ACL recovery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T23:16:06.331-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • The devastating knee injury that Kyle Collinsworth suffered in the West Coast Conference basketball championship game last March robbed him of the opportunity to play in the NCAA Tournament, ruined many of his summer plans and has meant countless hours of rehabilitation for BYU’s best playmaker in 2013-14. Yet the rising junior has a surprising description of the ordeal four and a half months into what he hopes is a six-month recovery process. “It has been a blessing in disguise,” Collin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237476@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:16:06 MDT Rain postpones Tuesday Legion baseball games http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58241203-52/tournament-game-played-trappers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58241203-52/tournament-game-played-trappers.html.csp">Rain postpones Tuesday Legion baseball games</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T23:21:46.825-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rain did a number on the Utah American Legion Baseball State Tournament in Logan Tuesday. With the exception of two innings of the Layton-Trappers Blue game, all the contests were rained out. That means the tournament which is being played at Logan High will resume Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the third inning of the Layton-Trappers Blue contest. Weather permitting, St. George will meet Herriman at 1 p.m. The winners of those first two contests will then meet at 4 p.m. in the double elimination tourn...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241203@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:21:46 MDT Helper, Trappers Orange stay unbeaten in Legion tournament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58237287-52/trappers-logan-tournament-helper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58237287-52/trappers-logan-tournament-helper.html.csp">Helper, Trappers Orange stay unbeaten in Legion tournament</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T17:38:03.494-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cole Fossat pitched and hit defending champion Helper to a 4-2 victory over St. George in the winner’s bracket of the Utah State American Legion baseball tournament in Logan Monday. Fossat hit a walk off two-run homer in the ninth inning to keep Helper unbeaten and recorded his second tournament win on the mound.. Helper plays Trappers Orange, one of two teams from Mountain Crest, at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Logan in a battle between the remaining two unbeaten squads in the 12-team double elimination t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237287@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:38:03 MDT Defending champion Helper starts strong http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58232972-52/helper-strong-county-tournament.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58232972-52/helper-strong-county-tournament.html.csp">Defending champion Helper starts strong</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T17:36:19.166-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Defending Utah American Legion baseball champion Helper got off to a strong start in Saturday’s first round of the state tournament in Cache County. In the first game, Kyler Nelson hurled a four-hit shutout as Helper dominated Bear River 15-0. The Carbon County team then got a four-hit complete gamer from Cole Fossat to beat Box Elder 9-3 in the second game. Fossat was the hitting star in both games, recording a double and a triple against Beasr River and three doubles against Box Elder. Things ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232972@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:36:19 MDT Baseball: American Legion baseball tournament opens Saturday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58225185-52/logan-smithfield-baseball-helper.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58225185-52/logan-smithfield-baseball-helper.html.csp">Baseball: American Legion baseball tournament opens Saturday</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T15:59:32.079-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 03:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah’s 12-team state American Legion baseball tournament opens Saturday morning with games scheduled in Smithfield and Logan. Helper returns to defend its state title in the 12-team field. The double-elimination tournament is scheduled to end Thursday at 5 p.m. on the Logan High baseball field. “We’ve had a good summer, but not as good as last year,” said Helper coach Jeff Cisneros. “St. George is a good team this year. They combined three high schools.” The tournament opens Saturday with Helper...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58225185@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:59:32 MDT Utes guard Kenneth Ogbe wraps up European Championships with Germany http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58206901-59/ogbe-germany-tournament-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58206901-59/ogbe-germany-tournament-game.html.csp">Utes guard Kenneth Ogbe wraps up European Championships with Germany</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:11.003-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While his teammates have been preparing for this coming fall with offseason restrictions, Kenneth Ogbe has gotten to enjoy some actual competition. The 6-foot-6 guard has been playing in Greece for the last two weeks, suiting up for his homeland of Germany in the U-20 FIBA European Championship. The Germans didn't fare terribly well, finishing 14th overall with a 52-47 loss to Russia on Saturday, but Ogbe had a few flashes of promise in his nine games for his country. Ogbe was a role player in t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206901@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:11 MDT