The Daily Utah Chronicle

Point guard Brandon Taylor measures up, despite the odds

Point guard Brandon Taylor measures up, despite the odds

By Griffin Adams

January 15, 2015

          When Utah guard Brandon Taylor was just a kid, it was pretty clear he wanted to play basketball. Taylor’s grandmother, Catherine Taylor, recalled an instance where her grandson demanded a basketball at the age of two. “He made me go buy him a portable basket for the house so that I coul...

The 5 things the Runnin’ Utes can work on in 2015

The 5 things the Runnin’ Utes can work on in 2015

By Griffin Adams and Griffin Adams

January 14, 2015

              The No. 8 Runnin’ Utes have started the 2014-15 campaign by exceeding any and all expectations that anyone had for them early on in the season. But with the new year, The Daily Utah Chronicle decided to evaluate the team to this point in this season and appoint five New Year’s re...

Runnin’ Utes draw charges to keep up a solid defense

Runnin’ Utes draw charges to keep up a solid defense

By Griffin Adams and Griffin Adams

January 13, 2015

In Utah’s last game against Colorado, point guard Delon Wright was called for two offensive fouls in a span of minutes, giving the Buffaloes possession of the ball each time. But, as most offensive fouls called are, both plays were “bang-bang” plays, meaning the referee could really have called them ...

Miller: Utah basketball – the smiling killers

Miller: Utah basketball – the smiling killers

January 8, 2015

With just over five minutes remaining, Utah forward Kyle Kuzma nailed a three from the top of the arc that sent the Utah bench into celebration. The shot didn’t tie the game and it didn’t give the Utes the lead. All the shot did was extend a Utah rout from 26 points to 29 points. The game was all but ...

Utah crushes Colorado, improves to 3-0 in conference play

Utah crushes Colorado, improves to 3-0 in conference play

By Griffin Adams and Griffin Adams

January 8, 2015

Ever since both schools entered the Pac-12, many have said the competition between Utah and Colorado is a natural rivalry. However, that “rivalry” hasn’t picked up much steam, save for a few instances here and there. That is, until Wednesday night in the Huntsman Center. Thanks to a well-balanced o...

After an L.A. sweep, Utah prepares for intermountain battle with CU

After an L.A. sweep, Utah prepares for intermountain battle with CU

By Griffin Adams and Griffin Adams

January 7, 2015

When the final buzzer sounded in No. 9 Utah’s 32-point blowout of UCLA, it finished off a Los Angeles sweep by beating USC and the Bruins in consecutive games. Coming out on top against the two Pac-12 foes is an accomplishment in itself, but the fact that some current Utes, such as Brandon Taylor...

Utah jumps one spot in AP Top 25

By Griffin Adams and Griffin Adams

January 6, 2015

Before the 2014-15 campaign started, there was a feeling around Salt Lake City that this year’s version of the Runnin’ Utes was going to be a good one. However, that list of believers grew a lot smaller when talk of reaching the top 10 was involved, but on Monday Utah cracked the top 10 for the second...

No. 10 Utah routs UCLA 71-39

By Griffin Adams and Griffin Adams

January 4, 2015

From the tip off to the final buzzer, the No. 10 Runnin’ Utes had complete control in their 71-39 wire-to-wire victory over UCLA on Sunday afternoon. Led by Delon Wright, who finished with 11 points, seven rebounds, five assists and four steals, Utah used contributions from nearly the entire lineup...

Miller: Utes are ‘knocking on the door of the nation’s elite’

January 4, 2015

On Friday, the Utes unveiled a new pre-game ritual with an introduction highlight video being played ON THE COURT. On Sunday against UCLA, the spectacle got better. Thousands of red blinking glow-sticks were handed out to fans as the Huntsman Center turned into a dancing sea of red. Oh the joys of being...

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