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University of Utah sophomore guard Both Gach (11), Riley Battin (21), and Branden Carlson (35) react to a dead ball during an NCAA basketball game vs. University of Washington at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (Photo by Jalen Pace | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Runnin’ Utes Grab Depth at Center in Dusan Mahorcic

By Ethan Pearce, Assistant Sports Editor June 4, 2021

  The University of Utah basketball team picked up some more size on Friday with the addition of Dusan Mahorcic, a 6-foot-10, 240 pound center who previously played for Illinois State University....

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

Former Utah Basketball Player Both Gach Transfers Back to Utes

By Ethan Pearce, Assistant Sports Editor June 3, 2021

  Former University of Utah basketball player Both Gach will return to the Utes after spending last season at the University of Minnesota. Gach announced his decision to “run it back” on Twitter...

The University of Utah competes 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 | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Basketball Lands Commitment from JUCO Transfer Bostyn Holt

By Cole Bagley, Sports Editor May 11, 2021

  While the University of Utah men’s basketball program has seemingly been deteriorating with practically the entire 2020-21 roster transferring to other schools, the program hit a stroke of...

The U of U Men's Basketball team during a game vs. the USC Trojans on Feb. 27, 2021 at the Jon M. Huntsman Center on campus. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Basketball Gets to Work on Next Year’s Roster

By Ethan Pearce, Assistant Sports Editor April 28, 2021

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team made some huge moves this offseason, upending the entire team and nearly starting from scratch. The move to change coaches resulted in a lot of...

New University of Utah head men's basketball coach Craig Smith tours the Jon M. Huntsman Center. (Image courtesy Utah Athletics)

New Runnin’ Utes Head Coach Smith Talks Tradition and Recruiting

By Justin Prather, Sports Writer April 12, 2021

  The writing on the wall was clear for former Runnin’ Utes head coach Larry Krystkowiak when he sat down at the table for his post-game press conference on March 11. His team had just lost a...

Caption 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)

David Jenkins Jr., Transfers From UNLV, Commits to Utah

By Ethan Pearce, Assistant Sports Editor April 11, 2021

  The University of Utah men's basketball team landed a big commitment on Sunday afternoon to add to new head coach Craig Smith’s roster for 2021-22. David Jenkins Jr., a guard from UNLV, announced...

The University of Utah competes 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)

Utah State’s Craig Smith Named New Coach of Utah Men’s Basketball

By Cole Bagley and Sammy Mora March 27, 2021

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team has a new leader as Craig Smith was named the newest head coach, Athletics Director Mark Harlan and Utah Athletics announced on Saturday morning.  Smith...

U of U junior forward, Timmy Allen (#1), during the game vs. the USC Trojans on Feb. 27th, 2021 at the Jon M. Huntsman Center on campus. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Timmy Allen Enters Name into Portal to Cap off Wild Week for Utah Men’s Basketball

By Cole Bagley, Sports Editor March 26, 2021

  After a difficult week for the University of Utah men’s basketball program, things went from bad to worse Friday night as star Timmy Allen entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal.  To...

University of Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak argues with a referee following a call during an NCAA Basketball game vs. The University of Oregon at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Larry Krystkowiak Out as Runnin’ Utes Head Coach

By Ethan Pearce, Assistant Sports Editor March 16, 2021

  The University of Utah announced Tuesday evening that men’s basketball head coach Larry Krystkowiak has been relieved of his coaching duties. The move comes after Utah posted its first losing...

University of Utah freshman guard Ian Martinez(15) in a NCAA Basketball game vs. Arizona State at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Mar. 6, 2021. (Photo by Kevin Cody | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Men’s Basketball Drops Double OT Thriller Versus USC

By Cole Bagley, Sports Editor March 11, 2021

  The University of Utah Runnin’ Utes men’s basketball team battled the USC Trojans through two overtimes but came up short, losing in dramatic fashion, 85-91.  First Half It was a slow...

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