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(Photo courtesy of Utah State Athletics) Utah State football coach Blake Anderson addresses the Aggies as he runs his first spring practice as the Aggies' coach.

What Utah State football’s spring game told us about the Aggies’ upcoming season

By Alex Vejar | April 19, 2021, 5:56 p.m.

Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune
Merlin Olsen Field at Maverik Stadium at Utah State University Wednesday August 17, 2016.

Utah State football player charged with sexual assault

By Alex Vejar | April 19, 2021, 4:51 p.m.

Utah State guard Marco Anthony (44) dribbles the ball as San Diego State forward Keshad Johnson (0) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Logan, Utah. (Eli Lucero/The Herald Journal via AP, Pool)

Marco Anthony announces he will leave Utah State, enter transfer portal

By Alex Vejar | April 12, 2021, 7:26 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Utah State Athletics) New Utah State basketball coach Ryan Odom lays out his plan for the Aggie program during his introductory press conference on April 7, 2021.

For new Utah State basketball coach Ryan Odom, making, and advancing in the NCAA Tournament is the new standard

By Alex Vejar | April 7, 2021, 9:50 p.m.

(Gerry Broome | AP) UMBC head coach Ryan Odom directs his team against Kansas State during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, March 18, 2018. Odom has been hired as the new baksetball coach at Utah State, replacing Craig Smith.

Utah State hires Maryland-Baltimore County’s Ryan Odom as new men’s basketball coach

By Alex Vejar | April 5, 2021, 11:59 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Utah State Athletics) Utah State football coach Blake Anderson addresses the Aggies as he runs his first spring practice as the Aggies' coach.

Utah State getting a first taste of Blake Anderson’s fast-paced offense this spring, and the early reviews are encouraging

By Alex Vejar | April 2, 2021, 6:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Weber State Wildcats head coach Randy Rahe, shouts instructions to his players in basketball action between Brigham Young Cougars and Weber State Wildcats, at the Dee Event Center in Ogden, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018.

Here are some candidates who could make sense for the Utah State’s men’s basketball opening

By Alex Vejar | March 29, 2021, 11:49 p.m.

UNLV guard Bryce Hamilton (13) shoots as Utah State center Neemias Queta (23) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference men's tournament Thursday, March 11, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Utah State center Neemias Queta to declare for NBA Draft

By Alex Vejar | March 29, 2021, 6:51 p.m.

Utah State head coach Craig Smith yells toward the court against Saint Mary's during the second half of a NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Utah State men’s basketball coach Craig Smith will not get Minnesota job

By Alex Vejar | March 22, 2021, 10:36 p.m.

(Doug McSchooler | AP) Utah State guard Steven Ashworth (3), left, is trapped along the baseline by Texas Tech guard Jamarius Burton (2) and forward Tyreek Smith (10) during the first half of a first round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Friday, March 19, 2021, in Bloomington, Ind.

Turnovers doom Utah State in 65-53 NCAA tourney loss to Texas Tech

By Alex Vejar | March 19, 2021, 10:54 p.m.

Utah State forward Justin Bean (34) shoots next to Saint Mary's forward Malik Fitts (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Moraga, Calif., Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)

Utah State and Texas Tech have similar identities. Advancing in the NCAA Tournament could come down to who wants it more

By Alex Vejar | March 19, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Isaac Brekken | AP) Utah State head coach Craig Smith instructs his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against UNLV in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference men's tournament Thursday, March 11, 2021, in Las Vegas. Smith is taking the Aggies to the NCAA Tournament for the third straight year.

How passion and nurturing led Utah State coach Craig Smith to a stellar career

By Alex Vejar | March 18, 2021, 4:34 p.m.

(John Locher | AP) Utah State's Neemias Queta drives into UNLV's Cheikh Mbacke Diong during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Utah State, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Las Vegas.

Utah State makes NCAA basketball tournament as a No. 11 seed, will face Texas Tech in opener

By Alex Vejar | March 15, 2021, 1:23 p.m.

The Utah State bench reacts as Utah State guard Brock Miller (22) sinks a 3-point shot during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against San Diego State in the championship of the Mountain West Conference men's tournament Saturday, March 13, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Utah State awaits NCAA Tournament fate after 68-57 loss to San Diego State

By Alex Vejar | March 14, 2021, 2:57 a.m.

UNLV guard Bryce Hamilton (13) shoots as Utah State center Neemias Queta (23) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference men's tournament Thursday, March 11, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Utah State to face San Diego State in Mountain West Tournament final for third straight year

By Alex Vejar | March 13, 2021, 8:51 a.m.

(Isaac Brekken | AP) UNLV guard Bryce Hamilton (13) shoots as Utah State center Neemias Queta (23) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference men's tournament Thursday, March 11, 2021, in Las Vegas.

Utah State uses another strong second half in 74-53 win over UNLV, advances to Mountain West Tournament semifinals

By Alex Vejar | March 12, 2021, 2:43 p.m.

Utah State forward Alphonso Anderson (10) shoots as Fresno State guard New Williams (0) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Logan, Utah. (AP Photo/Eli Lucero)

Utah State men’s basketball poised to make run for third straight Mountain West tournament championship

By Alex Vejar | March 11, 2021, 2:02 p.m.

Utah State's Neemias Queta drives into UNLV's Cheikh Mbacke Diong during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Utah State, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Utah State’s Neemias Queta named Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the year by Mountain West

By Alex Vejar | March 8, 2021, 10:18 p.m.

Utah State's Neemias Queta (23) pulls down a rebound as Wyoming's Trevon Taylor, left, defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Mountain West Conference men's tournament Friday, March 6, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Utah State’s basketball seniors take a final Spectrum bow in win over Wyoming

By Alex Vejar | March 5, 2021, 3:54 p.m.

Utah State forward Justin Bean (34) shoots as San Jose State guard Richard Washington (22) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Logan, Utah. (Eli Lucero/The Herald Journal via AP)

Utah State teetering on the NCAA Tournament bubble after sweeping Nevada at home

By Alex Vejar | March 1, 2021, 10:48 p.m.

Utah State head coach Craig Smith yells toward the court against Saint Mary's during the second half of a NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Breaking down Craig Smith’s new contract with Utah State men’s basketball

By Alex Vejar | February 25, 2021, 8:20 p.m.

Utah State's Neemias Queta (23) competes for a rebound with UNLV's Cheikh Mbacke Diong, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Utah State men’s basketball gets two games added back to its schedule

By Alex Vejar | February 23, 2021, 9:35 p.m.

Utah State center Neemias Queta (23) dunks the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Boise State Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 at ExtraMile Arena in Boise, Idaho. (Darin Oswald/Idaho Statesman via AP)

Utah State defense trending downward in back-to-back losses to Boise State

By Alex Vejar | February 20, 2021, 7:21 a.m.

Boise State guard Marcus Shaver, Jr. and teammate Abu Kigab pressure Utah State guard Marco Anthony during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 at ExtraMile Arena in Boise, Idaho. (Darin Oswald/Idaho Statesman via AP)

Injury to starting Utah State point guard reaches further than 79-70 loss to Boise State

By Alex Vejar | February 18, 2021, 1:52 p.m.

Utah State head coach Craig Smith, left, greets Utah State's Marco Anthony during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Utah State, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Utah State men’s basketball coach Craig Smith has a new contract, just in time for the two big games against Boise State

By Alex Vejar | February 17, 2021, 12:14 a.m.