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The 5 best ways for Utah to improve its game in 2015

The 5 best ways for Utah to improve its game in 2015

January 14, 2015

Utah is coming off a 9-4 season that concluded with a blowout victory over Colorado State in the Las Vegas Bowl. Things were good for the Utes but nowhere near perfect. Here are some things Utah can, and should, improve on this year.   1. Figure out a long-term answer at offensive coordinator Utah...

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 ...

Freshmen Red Rocks shine early in the season

Freshmen Red Rocks shine early in the season

January 13, 2015

In most cases the freshmen are the ones learning from the upperclassman, but two Red Rock newcomers are doing some teaching of their own. It’s no secret Utah needed to improve on the beam, and aided by the efforts of freshmen Kari Lee and Maddy Stover, the Utes appear to have done just that. Utah s...

Utes ski to a top-three finish

January 13, 2015

The Utah ski team hosted the Utah Invitational last weekend in Park City and Midway and finished in second place overall, jumping Denver on the final day of competition but falling just short of Colorado. Kevin Sweeney, director of skiing, said the team did well considering the tough competition that is a...

Red Rocks top BYU in season opener

Red Rocks top BYU in season opener

January 9, 2015

PROVO - Moments before her first collegiate meet Utah freshman Kari Lee had some nerves. The Red Rocks were placing a lot of trust in Lee in her debut meet, scheduling her for three events. That trust was not misplaced. “[My teammates] just told me to have fun, no pressure and just do what I’ve been doing ...

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...

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