The Daily Utah Chronicle

Brittni Meservy is in her second year with The Daily Utah Chronicle where she began as a sports writer and now serves as the sports editor. She has interned at ABC 4 Utah in the sports department, and she was previously the Editor-in-Chief of The Globe at Salt Lake Community College. Currently, she is a producer and reporter at ESPN 700 radio.

Collegiate Dreams Turns Professional Reality

Collegiate Dreams Turns Professional Reality

By Brittni Meservy

February 19, 2018

Being drafted by an MLB team was a dream Dallas Carroll, former University of Utah third baseman, had his heart set on since he was a kid. During the 2017 MLB draft, his aspirations turned into reality. Carroll was on the phone in his bedroom talking to a team when he missed hearing he was selected...

Black Athletes’ Struggles to Outrun Racism

Utah Utes guard Justin Bibbins (1) and forward Donnie Tillman (3) defend Hawaii Warriors guard Brocke Stepteau's (2) shot as Utah hosts Hawaii at The Huntsman Center in Salt Lake on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017.

By Brittni Meservy

February 12, 2018

Oftentimes sports are played as a distraction from reality. On the court, basketball players can escape and focus on the game, but for some, it’s not that easy. Sometimes through sports, athletes are reminded of the world and what they can’t change, like the color of their skin. For freshman forward Donnie Tillman and sophomore guard Kolbe Cald...

Men’s Basketball: Utah Struggles Against Colorado, Falls 67-55

Men’s Basketball: Utah Struggles Against Colorado, Falls 67-55

By Brittni Meservy

February 3, 2018

Shots would not fall for the University of Utah men’s basketball team (13-9 overall, 5-6 Pac-12) as it lost to Colorado (13-10 overall, 5-6 Pac-12) on the road Friday night, 67-55. The defeat serves as another reminder that it’s tough to escape an opponent’s stomping grounds with a victory. Utah...

Men’s Basketball: Utah Falls Short to No. 11 Arizona, 74-73

University of Utah junior guard Sedrick Barefield (0) drives towards the basket around University of Arizona senior forward Keanu Pinder (25) during an NCAA Basketball game  at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018.

(Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Brittni Meservy

January 27, 2018

With a chance to pull back-to-back upsets on the road, the University of Utah men’s basketball team (13-8 overall, 5-5 Pac-12) came up short in the final seconds against No. 11 Arizona (18-4 overall, 8-1 Pac-12) on Saturday. With seven seconds left in the game, Justin Bibbins hit a 3-pointer and brought...

Men’s Basketball: Utah Clinches OT Victory Against No. 21 ASU, 80-77

University of Utah junior guard Sedrick Barefield (0) pivots with the ball during an NCAA Basketball game vs. Arizona State University Sun Devils at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018.

(Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Brittni Meservy

January 26, 2018

It wasn’t too pretty, but an overtime win isn’t anything to complain about. In the desert on Thursday night, the University of Utah men’s basketball team (13-7 overall, 5-4 Pac-12) defeated No. 21 Arizona State (15-5 overall, 3-5 Pac-12) by the same score the Sun Devils defeated the Utes by three...

Runnin’ Utes Travel to Arizona for Pair of Road Games

University of Utah junior guard Sedrick Barefield (0) takes a shot during an NCAA Basketball game vs. Arizona State University Sun Devils at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018.

(Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Brittni Meservy

January 25, 2018

After sweeping the Washington schools this past weekend, the University of Utah men’s basketball team (12-7 overall, 4-4 Pac-12) will look to carry that momentum on the road. The Runnin’ Utes will face No. 21 Arizona State on Thursday, Jan. 25 and No. 11 Arizona on Saturday, Jan. 27. Head coach...

Runnin’ Utes Complete Sweep, Beat WSU, 82-69

University of Utah senior forward Tyler Rawson (21) passes in an NCAA Basketball game vs. Mississippi Valley State University at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017

(Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Brittni Meservy

January 22, 2018

For the second time this season, the University of Utah men’s basketball team (12-7 overall, 4-4 Pac-12) was able to pull off a sweep. On Sunday night, the Runnin’ Utes took down Washington State (9-10 overall,1-6 Pac-12), 82-69 to cap off its week against the Washington schools in the Huntsman Center. When...

Men’s Basketball: Utah Defeats UW for First Pac-12 Home Win, 70-62

University of Utah senior guard Justin Bibbins (1) drives towards the basket during an NCAA Basketball game vs. The University of Washington at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018.

(Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Brittni Meservy

January 19, 2018

A four-game losing streak for the University of Utah men’s basketball team (11-7 overall, 3-4 Pac-12) came to an end on Thursday night as the Runnin’ Utes took down Washington 70-62 to grab its first Pac-12 win at home. “It felt good. [We] finally got back on track,” said forward David Collette....

Runnin’ Utes Host Washington at Huntsman Center

University of Utah junior guard Sedrick Barefield (0) prepares for a three point shot during an NCAA Basketball game vs. Arizona State University Sun Devils at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018.

(Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Brittni Meservy

January 18, 2018

As the University of Utah men’s basketball team continues to get healthier, head coach Larry Krystkowiak believes it will enhance the team's depth. As of Tuesday though, he wasn’t as certain about what the lineup would be for the Runnin’ Utes come Thursday, Jan. 18 when they host Washington in...

Men’s Basketball: Utes Look to Toughen Up, End Losing Streak

Utah Utes forward Donnie Tillman (3) fights for the shot against Hawaii Warriors guard Drew Buggs (1) as Utah hosts Hawaii at The Huntsman Center in Salt Lake on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017.

By Brittni Meservy

January 17, 2018

After a challenging road trip where the University of Utah men’s basketball team lost to UCLA and USC, the team is looking to get its first Pac-12 home win under its belt this week. The last time the Utes were in the Huntsman Center, they fell to two then-ranked top-15 teams, Arizona and Arizona State. Donnie...