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Men's Basketball

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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...

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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...

The University of Utah and BYU marching band performed together at halftime during the game vs. the Brigham Young University Cougars at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Experiencing the University of Utah Sports Venues

By Aria Fatahian, Sports Writer August 28, 2021

  With most students returning to campus this fall, the University of Utah will start to allow spectators to come to see sporting events live and in-person. So, let’s take a look at the...

University of Utah men's basketball player Riley Battin (21) takes a mid-range jump shot in the Utes' win against Utah Valley on Dec. 15, 2020 at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Runnin’ Utes to Play in Sunshine Slam in Florida

By Ethan Pearce, Assistant Sports Editor July 6, 2021

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team continues to build out its non-conference schedule to begin the season, announcing that they will play in the Sunshine Slam on Nov. 2o and 21 in...

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...