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The Perfect Tune Up

The Perfect Tune Up

By Kim Brenneisen

November 15, 2017

Basketball and hip-hop don’t ever seem to miss a beat. So when it comes to nailing down that perfect playlist to warm up to before games, the University of Utah men’s basketball team is on the same page, well, for the most part at least. The Runnin’ Utes agree that the perfect playlist consists...

Men’s Basketball: Utah Thrashes Mississippi Valley State, 91-51

Men’s Basketball: Utah Thrashes Mississippi Valley State, 91-51

By Brittni Meservy

November 14, 2017

In a game that helped set up the University of Utah men’s basketball team (2-0) for what's expected to be a grueling schedule in the upcoming days — four games in eight nights — the Utes hosted Mississippi Valley State (0-2) on Monday evening where they exploded for a 91-51 victory over the Delta...

Men’s Basketball: Utah Wins Season Opener, 83-62

Men’s Basketball: Utah Wins Season Opener, 83-62

By Brittni Meservy

November 11, 2017

In preparation for its season opener on Friday, University of Utah basketball head coach Larry Krystkowiak said his team spent an “awful lot of time” focusing on playing against a zone defense because Prairie View A&M traditionally plays that style. That wasn’t the look the Panthers gave the...

Not Everyone Calls Their Dad, Coach

Not Everyone Calls Their Dad, Coach

By Brittni Meservy

August 17, 2017

It was the 1996-97 University of Utah basketball season, and assistant coach Tommy Connor, who previously served as a graduate assistant, was in his seventh season with the team. That year, the former four-year starting point guard for the Runnin’ Utes welcomed his first child, Jake, into the world. During...

Runnin’ Utes Set for European Tour

Runnin’ Utes Set for European Tour

By Brittni Meservy

August 5, 2017

With hopes to gain experience, bond together as a team and learn what the culture and environment is like overseas, the University of Utah men’s basketball team will embark on a 10-day tour through Europe. The Runnin’ Utes take off on Saturday, Aug. 5 to go sightseeing and play basketball on a trip...

It’s Time to Scrap the ‘One and Done’ Rule

It’s Time to Scrap the ‘One and Done’ Rule

By Alex Judd

July 7, 2017

Last Thursday was the 2017 NBA Draft. For the first time ever, the first seven players selected were all college freshman, causing a debate that has come to define an entire era of college basketball to resurface. Is the so-called “one and done” rule ruining the game? The rule, put into effect...

Kuzma Selected in First Round of NBA Draft

Kuzma Selected in First Round of NBA Draft

By Brittni Meservy

June 22, 2017

Via a trade from the Brooklyn Nets, the Los Angeles Lakers selected former University of Utah forward Kyle Kuzma in the first round of the NBA Draft on Thursday evening with the No. 27 pick. This marks the first time since 1998 to 2000 that Utah has had a player taken in three straight seasons. Michael...

Kuzma Hires Agent, Officially Declares for Draft

Kuzma Hires Agent, Officially Declares for Draft

By Brittni Meservy

May 6, 2017

On Wednesday, May 3, former University of Utah forward Kyle Kuzma announced via twitter that he would not be returning to the Runnin’ Utes for his senior season, and he would instead hire an agent and remain in the 2017 NBA Draft. Kuzma was originally testing the draft waters with the opportunity to return ...

Daniels, Zamora Transfer from Utah

Daniels, Zamora Transfer from Utah

By Kim Brenneisen

March 31, 2017

One day before games get underway in Phoenix for the Final Four, the University of Utah men’s basketball announced that freshman Devon Daniels and junior transfer JoJo Zamora are not returning to the program for the 2017-18 season. Daniels' announcement to leave comes almost unexpectedly though....

Boise State Ends Utah’s Season

Boise State Ends Utah’s Season

By Kim Brenneisen

March 14, 2017

Prior to Tuesday night’s first round NIT matchup, head coach Larry Krystkowiak mentioned there could be a sense of disappointment since the team did not make the NCAA Tournament. Boise State’s Chandler Hutchison, however, was eager to put his name on the map regardless of where he was playing. Hutchi...

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