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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Men's Basketball

The University of Utah Utes celebrates as Pac-12 champions at the Maverick Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on March 19, 2022. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Biggest Storylines From Utah Athletics and What to Watch for Next Year

By Blake Wittwer July 15, 2022

In what has been a very eventful year for Utah sports, I believe a year in review is due. A lot has happened over the 2021-22 athletic year so let’s take a look at some of the biggest storylines from...

Sophomore quarterback Cameron Rising getting ready to hand off the football to junior running back TJ Pledger against Washington State football at the Rice-Eccles Stadium on Sept. 25, 2021. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

A Beginner’s Guide to Utah’s Premier Athletic Teams

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor July 14, 2022

  The University of Utah is a great place for athletes around the world to come and compete at the highest level. Since joining the Pac-12 in 2011, the U has been one of the premier teams in multiple...

The University of Utah Utes mens basketball teams center Branden Carlson plays against the Colorado Buffaloes at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday March 5, 2022. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Basketball Adds Three Key Pieces for 2022-23

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor April 14, 2022

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team had a busy day on Wednesday, picking up a new assistant coach, a four-star commitment and the official signing of a previous commit.  Wednesday...

Utah basketballs Both Gach (#2) puts an arm over the shoulder of teammate Lazar Stefanovic (#20) in the matchup against the UCLA Bruins at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Multiple Transfers Set the Tone for Runnin’ Utes Offseason Outlook

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor March 21, 2022

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team is in for a busy offseason. The Utes finished a disappointing season with a loss to Washington in the Pac-12 Tournament after entering as the...

The University of Utah mens basketball team plays against the Colorado Buffaloes at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday March 5, 2022. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Runnin’ Utes Season Ends in First Round of Pac-12 Tournament

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor March 10, 2022

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team’s season is over. Their loss to Washington in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament finishes off the first season of a new era, sending the...

Utah basketballs David Jenkins Jr. (#1) in the matchup against the UCLA Bruins at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Runnin’ Utes Finish Off Regular Season, Honor Two Seniors

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor March 6, 2022

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team dropped their final game of the regular season against the Colorado Buffaloes. The 84-71 loss confirms Utah as the 11th seed for the Pac-12 tournament...

Utah basketballs Marco Anthony (#10) in the matchup against the UCLA Bruins at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Runnin’ Utes Comeback Hopes Dashed Again in Nail-Biter Against Arizona State

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor February 27, 2022

  Utah built an early advantage by feasting in the midrange. Arizona State was allowing them to take that shot, so Marco Anthony and Rollie Worster made them pay. Lazar Stefanovic hit a nasty crossover,...

Utah basketballs Both Gach (#2) in the matchup against the UCLA Bruins at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Runnin’ Utes Can’t Keep Up With No. 2 Arizona

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor February 25, 2022

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team suffered a blowout loss against the Arizona Wildcats to snap their two-game winning streak with now just three games left to go in the regular season....

Utah basketballs Marco Anthony (#10) in the matchup against the UCLA Bruins at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Runnin’ Utes Pocket First Pac-12 Win Streak

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor February 20, 2022

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team has their first win streak in Pac-12 play this season after defeating Cal on the road to complete a sweep of the Bay Area over the weekend. Utah...

Utah basketballs Both Gach (#2) in the matchup against the UCLA Bruins at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Runnin’ Utes Staunch Defense Propels Them To Win Over Stanford

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor February 19, 2022

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team was able to upset the Stanford Cardinal on their home floor late Thursday night. Utah made a comeback after being down as many as nine in the second...