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The Daily Utah Chronicle

Women's Basketball

The University of Utah Utes celebrates as Pac-12 champions at the Maverick Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on March 19, 2022. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Biggest Storylines From Utah Athletics and What to Watch for Next Year

By Blake Wittwer July 15, 2022

In what has been a very eventful year for Utah sports, I believe a year in review is due. A lot has happened over the 2021-22 athletic year so let’s take a look at some of the biggest storylines from...

Sophomore quarterback Cameron Rising getting ready to hand off the football to junior running back TJ Pledger against Washington State football at the Rice-Eccles Stadium on Sept. 25, 2021. (Photo by Jonathan Wang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

A Beginner’s Guide to Utah’s Premier Athletic Teams

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor July 14, 2022

  The University of Utah is a great place for athletes around the world to come and compete at the highest level. Since joining the Pac-12 in 2011, the U has been one of the premier teams in multiple...

University of Utah Utes womens basketball team takes on the USC Trojans at the Jon. M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2021. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Amazing Run to the NCAA Tournament for Utah Women’s Basketball

By Eric Jensen, Sports Writer May 9, 2022

  The University of Utah women’s basketball season can be defined in no other way than as a smashing success. The Utes went from a five-win team to a 20-win team seemingly overnight. They also...

Pep talk from team captains to prepare the Utah Utes womens basketball team to take on Lipscomb University at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Nov. 10, 2021. (Photo by Rachel Rydalch | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Women’s Basketball’s Magical Run Comes to an End in Round of 32

By Brian Preece, Sports Writer March 21, 2022

  To tell the story of the University of Utah women's basketball team in 2022, we must first answer the question, "What is an underdog?" Un-der-dog noun — A competitor who is thought to have...

The University of Utah womens basketball team takes on the USC Trojans at the Jon. M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Women’s Basketball Advance in March Madness on a Red-Hot Shooting Night

By Eric Jensen, Sports Writer March 19, 2022

  The University of Utah women's basketball team has won an NCAA tournament game, defeating Arkansas, 92-69 Friday night. The Utes were led by Kennady McQueen who scored 20 points on the night....

Utah womens basketball team warm ups before taking on Lipscomb University at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Nov. 10, 2021. (Photo by Rachel Rydalch | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

A Magical Run Ends as Utah Falls to Stanford in Pac-12 Finale

By Eric Jensen, Sports Writer March 6, 2022

  A tremendous year for Utah women’s basketball will continue after the Pac-12 Tournament finals as Utah falls to Stanford 73-48. The Utes' Cinderella run ended at the hands of a smothering...

The University of Utah womens basketball team takes on the USC Trojans at the Jon. M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Women’s Basketball Advances to Pac-12 Tournament Final

By Brian Preece, Sports Writer March 5, 2022

  In defeating Cal and Washington State, the Utes doubled the amount of tournament wins the program has experienced since joining the Pac-12 following the 2011 season.  With those wins, the...

Utes Jenna Johnson, Brynna Maxwell and Gianna Kneepkens celebrate their team from the bench. (Courtesy of Nick Grace & University of Utah Athletics)

Red Hot First Quarter and Lockdown Defense Sends Utah Women’s Basketball to First Pac-12 Semifinal

By Eric Jensen, Sports Writer March 4, 2022

  A year after going 5-16, the University of Utah women’s basketball team is going to the semifinals of the Pac-12 conference tournament after a 70-59 win over Washington State. The turnaround...

University of Utahs Womens basketball team plays against USC Trojans at Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Feb 9th, 2022. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Tight Defense and Fearless Freshwomen Deliver Utah to the Second Round of the Pac-12 Tournament

By Eric Jensen, Sports Writer March 3, 2022

  Kennady McQueen’s set of free throws gives the University of Utah women’s basketball team a 66-60 win over the Cal Golden Bears in round one of the Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament. The...

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Women’s Sports: Deserving of More Recognition

By Max Lepore, Sports Writer February 28, 2022

  The fight for gender equality in the world has been going for hundreds of years. Women have had to deal with inequality in almost every area of their lives throughout our country. Sadly, the...