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Runnin’ Utes Set to Play on the National Stage

Runnin’ Utes Set to Play on the National Stage

By Zach Janis

September 13, 2018

The University of Utah’s basketball program has been a staple of the school since the team began playing in 1908. Over the years, there has been no greater challenge to the team than its play outside the conference, particularly against powerhouse basketball programs. Just this summer, the U managed...

Utah’s Senior Presence Remains Key to Program Success

Utah’s Senior Presence Remains Key to Program Success

By Zach Janis

May 31, 2018

As the 2017-2018 school year comes to a close, it gives us time to reflect on our achievements, struggles we endured and the outlook for the future we share. The same is true for Utah athletics. With the exception of track and field, all Utah sports have concluded for the school year, and so, the se...

Runnin’ Utes Put Together Best Game in 95-71 Win Over LSU

Runnin’ Utes Put Together Best Game in 95-71 Win Over LSU

By Justin Adams

March 21, 2018

The traditional basketball adage is games are won and lost in the fourth quarter. But in the University of Utah men’s basketball team’s 95-71 victory over LSU, the game was won in the first. The Runnin’ Utes shot a blistering 70 percent from the field in the first quarter, including making nine ...

Runnin’ Utes Defeat UC Davis in First Round of NIT

Runnin’ Utes Defeat UC Davis in First Round of NIT

By Justin Adams

March 15, 2018

It wasn’t pretty. At times it was downright bizarre, but in the end, the University of Utah Utah men’s basketball team put together a 69-59 comeback victory against the UC Davis Aggies in the first round of the NIT. After trailing for most of the game, the Utes outscored the Aggies 22-11 in the final...

Utah Falls to Oregon in Pac-12 Quarterfinals

Utah Falls to Oregon in Pac-12 Quarterfinals

By Justin Adams

March 9, 2018

A potential game-tying layup by Utah was blocked by Oregon’s Kenny Wooten as the final buzzer sounded, giving Oregon a 68-66 victory over Utah in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament in Las Vegas. Justin Bibbins led the Utes with 20 points and four assists. As a team, Utah ...

Runnin’ Utes Taking on Oregon in Second Round of Pac-12 Tournament

Runnin’ Utes Taking on Oregon in Second Round of Pac-12 Tournament

By Justin Adams

March 8, 2018

The University of Utah men’s basketball team will be playing the Oregon Ducks on Thursday night in the second round of the Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas. Oregon, the No. 6 seed, advanced to the second round of the conference tournament by defeating No. 11 Washington State 64-62 in overtime on Wedn...

Utah Wins Regular Season Finale, Clinches 3rd Place Pac-12 Finish

Utah Wins Regular Season Finale, Clinches 3rd Place Pac-12 Finish

By Justin Adams

March 4, 2018

Justin Bibbins led the Utah men’s basketball team with 24 points in a 64-54 victory over Colorado that helped the Utes clinch the third seed and a first round bye in the Pac-12 tournament. It was a “tale of two halves,” said head coach Larry Krystkowiak. Overall, the Utes shot 40 percent fro...

Utah Runs Out of Gas Against USC, Falls 74-58

Utah Runs Out of Gas Against USC, Falls 74-58

By Justin Adams

February 25, 2018

Nearly 40 hours after the Utah men’s basketball team walked off the court victorious against UCLA, the Runnin’ Utes tipped off against USC. The short turnaround proved costly for the Utes, who lost to USC Saturday afternoon in the Huntsman Center, 74-58. “We played, what, 38 hours ago? And you tr...

Clutch Shooting, Divine Intervention Lift Utah Over UCLA

Clutch Shooting, Divine Intervention Lift Utah Over UCLA

By Justin Adams

February 23, 2018

“I tell you what, Jon Huntsman [Sr.] is up there pulling some strings for the old Utes,” said Utah men’s basketball head coach Larry Krystkowiak following a 84-78 home win over UCLA in which Parker Van Dyke hit two crucial 3-pointers in the game’s final moments. Van Dyke, who finished with a career-high 18...

Black Athletes’ Struggles to Outrun Racism

Black Athletes’ Struggles to Outrun Racism

By Brittni Meservy

February 12, 2018

Oftentimes sports are played as a distraction from reality. On the court, basketball players can escape and focus on the game, but for some, it’s not that easy. Sometimes through sports, athletes are reminded of the world and what they can’t change, like the color of their skin. For freshman forward Donnie Tillman and sophomore guard Kolbe Cald...

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