MEN'S BASKETBALL: Patellar tendinitis will sideline one of the nation's top college basketball recruits, Utah freshman forward Britton Johnsen, a 6-foot-9 prep All-American from Murray High School, until late December, said Utah media relations director Bruce Woodbury.
FOOTBALL: Two Aggies have earned Big West player of the week honors. Running back Melvin Blue shared offensive player honors with Nevada's John Dutton, while Bashir Levingston won special teams player-of-the-week after returning two kickoffs for 115 yards, including a key 72-yarder in the final minute of the first half
FOOTBALL: Defensive tackle Issiah Magalei of BYU and wide receiver Kevin Dyson of Utah have earned player of the week honors in the WAC's Mountain Division. Magalei, defensive player of the week, had six tackles, including a sack, and forced a fumble deep in BYU territory in the Cougars' 31-10 victory over Texas Christian on Saturday. Dyson, special teams player of the week, had a 75-yard punt return for the go-ahead touchdown in Utah's 15-10 win over New Mexico.
TENNIS: BYU's 17th-ranked women's tennis team and the 47th-ranked men's team will be on the road this week in separate ITA Rolex Regional Championships. The women will be in Omaha, Neb., while the men will be in Las Vegas.
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL: The team stays home this weekend to host two Big Sky matches in the Dee Events Center. The 'Cats take on Cal-State Northridge on Thursday at 7 p.m. and Northern Arizona on Friday at 7 p.m.