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The NBA Bubble, How It’s Working and What They’re Doing Right

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By Ethan Pearce, Sports Writer

August 7, 2020

  The NBA Bubble is awesome. Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, which caused sports worldwide to be postponed, no one was certain if or when sports would resume. When the NBA season was suspended in March, fans and players alike were left wondering when we’d see live basketball again. Over ...

Basketball is Back. Here’s Who We Think Will Win the Title

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By Ethan Pearce, Sports Writer

July 3, 2020

  With the NBA restarting its season in less than a month, all eyes are turning to the star players. With so much on the line and it all up in the air, it is tougher than ever to know who the favorite is for the title. This season has been wide open since the beginning, and there are many teams who co...

The Show Must Go On: Why the NBA Needs to Return

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May 31, 2020

  As the sports community still basks in the warm glow cast by the hit docu-series, "The Last Dance," the desire for basketball has reached new heights. Anxious owners, players and fans are itching for the 2019-2020 season to resume. The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic saw the season slam to...

Utah Men’s Basketball Stand-Out Both Gach to Transfer if He Withdraws Name from NBA Draft

University of Utah sophomore guard Both Gach (11) dribbles the ball during an NCAA Basketball game vs. The University of Washington at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora and Cole Bagley

May 15, 2020

  University of Utah sophomore guard Both Gach is expected to transfer if he withdraws his name from the upcoming NBA draft.  Gach announced his intent to pursue the NBA in April and stated he would not be hiring an agent, leaving it open for him to return to the NCAA if he sees fit. The new...

Looking Back on Our Favorite Sports Moments of the Year

University of Utah senior running back Zack Moss (2) on the sideline during the Ute’s game against the University of Oregon Ducks in the 2019 Pac-12 Championship. (Photo by Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Casey Overfield, Brayden Ramsay, Cole Bagley, Scott Stephens, Ryker Jackson, Ethan Pearce, Carlos Padilla, and Mallory Arnold

April 24, 2020

  As this school year comes to a close, we, the Chrony sports desk, are taking this time to look back on some of our favorite sports moments from the year.   Casey Overfield  This year of Utah athletics was amazing, and it is almost impossible to choose just one spectacular moment, but I wi...

Let the Madness Begin: Our Favorite Moments from the Big Dance

Let the Madness Begin: Our Favorite Moments from the Big Dance

By Sammy Mora, Mallory Arnold, Ethan Pearce, Brayden Ramsay, Ryker Jackson, Cole Bagley, Scott Stephens, and Carlos Padilla

April 12, 2020

  Every year the NCAA basketball tournament provides fans of basketball and sports in general with some of the best moments. As we get deeper into this years tournament, we at the Chrony sports desk looked back on some of our favorite moments from tournaments past.   Sammy Mora One o...

Utah Winter Sports Rake in Post Season Accolades

The University of Utah plays against Stanford during an NCAA Basketball game at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

March 25, 2020

  While the season might not have ended the way all the University of Utah winter sports would have hoped, members of the teams are still being recognized by both the conference and national outlets for their achievements this year.    Women’s Basketball After finishing the season wi...

Utah Men’s Basketball Falls in First Round of Pac-12 Tournament

University of Utah junior guard Alfonso Plummer (25) guards University of Colorado junior guard McKinley Wright IV (25) during an NCAA Basketball game at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 7, 2020. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Brayden Ramsay, Sports Writer

March 11, 2020

  Alfonso Plummer’s record-breaking afternoon wasn’t enough to hold off a resurgent Oregon State squad as the University of Utah men’s basketball team fell 71-69. Plummer would drain 11 of his 16 attempts from 3-point range, breaking the Pac-12 tournament record for 3-pointers made in...

Utah Men’s Basketball to Face Oregon State in Opening Game of Pac-12 Tourney

University of Utah sophomore guard Both Gach (11) guards University of Colorado junior guard McKinley Wright IV (25) during an NCAA Basketball game at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 7, 2020. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Brayden Ramsay, Sports Writer

March 10, 2020

  The No. 9-seeded University of Utah Runnin’ Utes will travel to Las Vegas to take on the No. 8-seeded Oregon State Beavers in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament. The Utes are 16-14 (7-11 Pac-12) while the Beavers are 17-13 (7-11 Pac-12). The winner of this matchup will take on the No....

Gach’s Big Game Leads Utah Men’s Basketball to Victory in Regular Season Finale

University of Utah sophomore forward Timmy Allen (1) and Both Gach (11) celebrate as regulation time runs out during an NCAA Basketball game vs. the Colorado Buffaloes at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, March 7, 2020. (Photo by Jalen Pace | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Brayden Ramsay, Sports Writer

March 7, 2020

  Things looked bleak for the University of Utah men's basketball team as they went to take on the Colorado Buffaloes without their starting point guard in the final game of the regular season.  Utah used Rylan Jones’ absence as motivation when they took down the Buffaloes 74-72 on senio...

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