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The Daily Utah Chronicle

Men's Basketball

University of Utah mens basketball player Both Gach plays against BYU Cougars in Jon M. Huntsman Center, Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday Nov. 27, 2021. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Runnin’ Utes Lose Carlson to Injury, Fall to USC

By Ethan Pearce, Assistant Sports Editor December 2, 2021

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team lost more than just a game in Southern California on Wednesday night. The final score was 73-93, with the Utes falling to No. 20 USC. Starting center...

(Photo by Jack Gambassi)

Utah Men’s Basketball Suffers First Loss of the Season against BYU

By Ethan Pearce, Assistant Sports Editor November 28, 2021

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team suffered their first loss of the season on Saturday night against the 18th-ranked BYU Cougars. Utah is now 5-1 before seeing their first Pac-12...

(Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utes Win Sunshine Slam and Stay Undefeated

By Ethan Pearce, Assistant Sports Editor November 22, 2021

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team won the Sunshine Slam in Daytona Beach, Florida over the weekend. Utah was 3-0 in the event, including back-to-back wins on Saturday and Sunday,...

(Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Runnin’ Utes Defeat Bethune-Cookman in Game One of Sunshine Slam

By Ethan Pearce, Assistant Sports Editor November 16, 2021

  The University of Utah men's basketball team moved to 3-0 with a resounding victory over Bethune-Cookman on Monday night in the first game of the Sunshine Slam. The Utes had some rebounding...

University of Utah men’s basketball player Branden Carlson (#35) dribbles the ball into the opponent Abilene Christian’s territory during the game on Nov. 9, 2021 at the Jon M. Huntsman Center on campus in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Runnin’ Utes Dominate Hornets in Both Gach’s Return

By Ethan Pearce, Assistant Sports Editor November 13, 2021

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team got a 89-56 win against the Sacramento State Hornets on Saturday night, moving to 2-0 on the season. Branden Carlson scored 21 points and Marco...

University of Utah men’s basketball player Marco Anthony (#9) slams the ball into the net over the head of Abilene Christian’s Stevie Smith (#13) during the game on Nov. 9, 2021 at the Jon M. Huntsman Center on campus in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Runnin’ Utes Tip Off the Craig Smith Era with a Win

By Ethan Pearce, Assistant Sports Editor November 9, 2021

The University of Utah men’s basketball team grabbed a win in the first official game of the Craig Smith era. Utah beat Abilene Christian 70-56 to earn a hard-fought victory to begin the 2021-22...

University of Utah sophomore center Branden Carlson (35) in a NCAA Basketball game vs. Arizona State at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Mar. 06, 2021. (Photo by Kevin Cody | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Runnin’ Utes Hope to Prove Doubters Wrong as They Enter a New Era

By Ethan Pearce, Assistant Sports Editor November 5, 2021

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team is about to tip off the 2021-22 season. Utah just went through one of the most turbulent offseasons in program history, which included a change...

U of U junior forward, Riley Battin (#21), 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)

Runnin’ Utes Defeat Westminster in Exhibition Game

By Ethan Pearce, Assistant Sports Editor November 5, 2021

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team won their exhibition game against Westminster on Thursday evening, 87-51. It was a debut performance for many of the players and coaches, as there...

(Graphic by Jose Alex Garcia | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

How the Runnin’ Utes are Tackling the Ever-Tricky Rebuild

By Ethan Pearce, Assistant Sports Editor September 3, 2021

  Rebuilding in sports is hard. In every league across the world, there are a few teams who just have no hopes of winning it all. Rather than going for the title, it might be better to...

(Graphic by Jose Alex Garcia | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah’s Greatest Sports Achievements Since Joining the Pac-12

By Emily Dush, Sports Writer August 30, 2021

  Ever since the University of Utah Athletics Program entered the Pac-12 Conference back in 2011, athletics have been an even bigger part of the university, with better competitions and...