Provo wins tight vote to move to Final Four in Best Towns 2014 competition

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Jimmer Fredette joined the masses that took selfies to get people to vote for Provo in the Outside Magazine competition for Best Town 2014. (Photo courtesy Provomayor.com)

Jimmer Fredette joined the masses that took selfies to get people to vote for Provo in the Outside Magazine competition for Best Town 2014. (Photo courtesy Provomayor.com)

Anchorage, AK just got Jimmered by Provo — that is Provo beat Anchorage with 51 percent of the votes to move on to the Final Four in the Best Towns 2014 competition by Outside Magazine.

Throughout the week, Anchorage and Provo were neck and neck with both cities taking the lead at different points. In the end, Provo won with 50,037 to 47,549 votes. 

Provo is considered the Cinderella story of the Best Towns tournament, which received a 16th seed in the beginning.

Now Provo takes on Ithaca, NY in the Final Four round. Voting for Round 5 ends Sunday, June 8 at 11:59 p.m.

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Rebecca Lane

While her first language is sarcasm, Rebecca dabbles in English and Russian to achieve her lifelong dream of being a journalist. A BYU sports fan, reading enthusiast and wannabe world traveler, Rebecca is a Colorado transplant that is convinced Colorado's mountains are much larger than the many Utah County peaks. Rebecca manages UtahValley360.com for Bennett Communications. Follow her on Twitter @rebeccalane.

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