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Utah Women’s Basketball Hits a School Record Sixteen 3-Pointers, Cruises to Victory over Colorado

Utah Women’s Basketball Hits a School Record Sixteen 3-Pointers, Cruises to Victory over Colorado

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Writer

January 18, 2020

  The University of Utah women’s basketball team took a victory home Friday night after beating Colorado 84-69. The team nailed a school record 16 3-pointers in Boulder and cruised to a 15-point victory. Freshman Brynna Maxwell had a career high 24 points on 9-12 shooting, including 6-8 fr...

Utah Women’s Basketball Heads to Colorado, Kicking Off Three Game Road Trip

Utah Women’s Basketball Heads to Colorado, Kicking Off Three Game Road Trip

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Writer

January 17, 2020

  The University of Utah women’s basketball team will hit the road this week on a trip to Colorado to face the Buffaloes. The Utes have been struggling as of late, having just halted a four-game losing streak with a win over USC at the Jon M. Huntsman Center on Sunday. They had not won since...

Why More and More NBA Prospects Are Skipping College

Why More and More NBA Prospects Are Skipping College

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Writer

November 14, 2019

  Playing collegiate athletics used to be the only way to get to the NBA. Ever since they implemented the “one and done” rule, which requires a player to be at least one year removed from high school before entering the NBA draft, many top high school prospects enter one year of college, ball...

A Young Team and High Hopes with U Women’s Basketball

A Young Team and High Hopes with U Women’s Basketball

By Casey Overfield, Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

  The University of Utah women’s basketball team is preparing for their 2019-20 campaign and they have a strong platform for success.  The Utes are welcoming back a core of returning players, as well as a strong incoming class to their roster, and these players, along with their coaches, al...

California Wants to Pay Their College Athletes, and it’s Time to Join Them

California Wants to Pay Their College Athletes, and it’s Time to Join Them

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Writer

October 2, 2019

The state of California is working on a bill called the Fair Pay to Play Act, which would make it legal to pay college athletes for use of their name, likeness and image. It has been passed by the state Senate and now only awaits the signature of Governor Gavin Newsom to make it law. It’s about ...

Uniting Utes and Frightening Foes: The Legend of the Mighty Utah Student Section

Uniting Utes and Frightening Foes: The Legend of the Mighty Utah Student Section

By Casey Overfield, Sports Editor

September 5, 2019

  One of the most exciting and rewarding parts of being in college is the chance to attend sports games and cheer on your team as a part of your school’s student section.  Going to games and being a part of the action is memorable and fun for students and it makes them a lifelong fan of ...

Intramural Sports Maintain Inclusion, Religious Garb or Not

Intramural Sports Maintain Inclusion, Religious Garb or Not

By Casey Overfield, Sports Editor

April 8, 2019

  Athletes choose to play or not play college sports for any number of reasons. They might be tired of their sport, they might have different academic aspirations or they might not be able to perform at the collegiate level. For those high school athletes, an abrupt stoppage of play can be detrimen...

Going, Going, Global: American Sports Around the World

Going, Going, Global: American Sports Around the World

By Zach Janis

March 24, 2019

  International sports have served many roles in the United States, but what doesn’t get enough attention is that sports has an international presence. The ability of sports to reach international stages and translate across the vast array of languages, customs and cultures is a unique qualit...

Runnin’ Utes to Finish Up Regular Season Against SoCal Foes

Runnin’ Utes to Finish Up Regular Season Against SoCal Foes

By Tony Kar

March 7, 2019

  After falling short to the Colorado Buffaloes in their last game, the University of Utah men's basketball team will return to Salt Lake City to wrap up their regular season against both UCLA and USC before spring break. In their last game with Colorado, the Utes were able to keep pace throughout...

Women’s Basketball Suffer Losses in California Roadtrip

Women’s Basketball Suffer Losses in California Roadtrip

By Leilani Gastelum

March 4, 2019

  After heading to California for their last regular season games this past weekend, Utah ended up taking two losses against UCLA on Friday, March 1 and USC on Sunday, March 3. Utah moved to 20-9 overall and 9-9 in Pac-12 play. The University of Utah women’s basketball team lost their firs...

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