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Reruns set of SUU’s robot victory

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People who missed the first-run airing of "Robot Rivals" featuring Southern Utah University and University of Utah teams on the Do It Yourself network will get another chance to see some of the episodes.

The series, pitting college students from rival schools in a competition to build robots to perform specific tasks, originally aired this summer.

The Southern Utah students won the competition, which also included the U. and 11 other schools.

Southern Utah was presented a $2,000 check for scholarships and invited to compete against next year's winners in an extra episode.

SUU's second-round victory over Kentucky in a battle of can-crushing recycling robots will re-air Friday at 7 and 10 p.m.; Saturday at 8 and 11 p.m.; and Sunday at 5 p.m.

SUU's first-round win over Louisiana Tech, third-round win over Southern Illinois and finals win over Virginia Tech have not been scheduled for repeats.

The U. team's robot egg-retriever competition against Clemson will re-air on Oct. 17 at 7 and 10 p.m.; Oct. 18 at 8 and 11 p.m.; and Oct. 18 at 5 p.m.

No cable system in Utah carries the channel, but it can be found on Channel 111 on the Dish Network.

Details are available at www.diynet.com.