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By Megan Hulse, Connor Richards, Kim Brenneisen, Emma Tanner, Justin Adams, and Dakota Grossman

April 25, 2018

Megan Hulse, Executive Editor The most common reaction I get when I explain my job is: “Oh my goodness, you’re just like Rory Gilmore!”   To that, I used to laugh, agree and move on with a small amount of shame, because I had a secret. Spoiler alert: I’d never actually made it to the part...

Runnin’ Utes Put Together Best Game in 95-71 Win Over LSU

Utah Utes guard Sedrick Barefield (0) drives the lane against LSU Tigers guard Brandon Sampson (0) as the University of Utah Running Utes take on Louisiana State University Tigers in the National Invitational Tournament at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, UT on Monday, March 19, 2018

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By Justin Adams

March 21, 2018

The traditional basketball adage is games are won and lost in the fourth quarter. But in the University of Utah men’s basketball team’s 95-71 victory over LSU, the game was won in the first. The Runnin’ Utes shot a blistering 70 percent from the field in the first quarter, including making nine ...

Runnin’ Utes Defeat UC Davis in First Round of NIT

University of Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak argues with a referee after a call during an NCAA Basketball game vs. the UC Davis Aggies at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.

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By Justin Adams

March 15, 2018

It wasn’t pretty. At times it was downright bizarre, but in the end, the University of Utah Utah men’s basketball team put together a 69-59 comeback victory against the UC Davis Aggies in the first round of the NIT. After trailing for most of the game, the Utes outscored the Aggies 22-11 in the final...

Utah Falls to Oregon in Pac-12 Quarterfinals

Utah Utes guard Sedrick Barefield (0) has the final shot of the game blocked by Oregon Ducks forward Kenny Wooten (1) as the University of Utah Running Utes lose to the Oregon Ducks 68-66 in the quarterfinal round of the PAC-12 Tournament in Las Vegas, NV on Friday, March 9, 2018

By Justin Adams

March 9, 2018

A potential game-tying layup by Utah was blocked by Oregon’s Kenny Wooten as the final buzzer sounded, giving Oregon a 68-66 victory over Utah in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament in Las Vegas. Justin Bibbins led the Utes with 20 points and four assists. As a team, Utah ...

Runnin’ Utes Taking on Oregon in Second Round of Pac-12 Tournament

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By Justin Adams

March 8, 2018

The University of Utah men’s basketball team will be playing the Oregon Ducks on Thursday night in the second round of the Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas. Oregon, the No. 6 seed, advanced to the second round of the conference tournament by defeating No. 11 Washington State 64-62 in overtime on Wedn...

Utah Wins Regular Season Finale, Clinches 3rd Place Pac-12 Finish

Utah Utes forward Chris Seeley (11) welcomes starter Utah Utes guard Justin Bibbins (1) during the announcement of the starting line-up before the game against the the Colorado Buffaloes in Salt Lake City, UT on Saturday, March 3, 2018

By Justin Adams

March 4, 2018

Justin Bibbins led the Utah men’s basketball team with 24 points in a 64-54 victory over Colorado that helped the Utes clinch the third seed and a first round bye in the Pac-12 tournament. It was a “tale of two halves,” said head coach Larry Krystkowiak. Overall, the Utes shot 40 percent fro...

Utah Runs Out of Gas Against USC, Falls 74-58

Utah Utes forward David Collette (13), USC Trojans forward Chimezie Metu (4) and guard Jordan Usher (1) all fight for possession of the ball as the University of Utah Running Utes take on the University of Southern California Trojans at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, UT on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018

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By Justin Adams

February 25, 2018

Nearly 40 hours after the Utah men’s basketball team walked off the court victorious against UCLA, the Runnin’ Utes tipped off against USC. The short turnaround proved costly for the Utes, who lost to USC Saturday afternoon in the Huntsman Center, 74-58. “We played, what, 38 hours ago? And you tr...

Clutch Shooting, Divine Intervention Lift Utah Over UCLA

University of Utah senior forward Tyler Rawson (21) takes a jump shot over UCLA Bruins defense during an NCAA Basketball game at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.

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By Justin Adams

February 23, 2018

“I tell you what, Jon Huntsman [Sr.] is up there pulling some strings for the old Utes,” said Utah men’s basketball head coach Larry Krystkowiak following a 84-78 home win over UCLA in which Parker Van Dyke hit two crucial 3-pointers in the game’s final moments. Van Dyke, who finished with a career-high 18...

Adams: I Got on Tinder to Write an Article about Dating Culture in Utah. Instead I met my Wife

Adams: I Got on Tinder to Write an Article about Dating Culture in Utah. Instead I met my Wife

By Justin Adams

February 14, 2018

I’ll start off by saying that I was definitely not looking to get married two years ago. In fact I’d even say that I actively opposed the idea. Not that I was opposed to the institution in general, but it’s just that I had always made fun of the “Utah couple that gets married way too young” s...

Top Ten Boy Band Songs of All Time

Top Ten Boy Band Songs of All Time

By Justin Adams

February 12, 2018

So I have a confession to make. I love boy band music. I guess you can say they're my guilty pleasure. I can already feel your judgement through the internet. You know what, I don't even care. I'm just going to pop on my headphones and tune out the haters while I listen to the top ten boy band songs...