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Brynna Maxwell Makes Her Mark on U Basketball

Brynna Maxwell Makes Her Mark on U Basketball

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Writer

February 12, 2020

  Brynna Maxwell is the star freshman for the University of Utah women’s basketball team. She is leading the team in points per game at 12.3 and is second in minutes per game, free throw percentage and 3-point percentage. In just her first year with the Utes, she is already making a huge im...

Utah Women’s Basketball Continues Winning Streak Against Oral Roberts

Utah Women’s Basketball Continues Winning Streak Against Oral Roberts

By Adam Cochran, Sports Writer

December 6, 2019

The University of Utah women’s basketball team (5-3, 0-0 Pac-12) beat the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles 78-58 at the Jon M. Huntsman Center. This win extends Utah’s winning streak to five games. The Utes were in control for most of the game, always leading after the beginning of the first quarter.   Game Rec...

Utah Women’s Basketball to Open December Home Stand with Oral Roberts

Utah Women’s Basketball to Open December Home Stand with Oral Roberts

By Adam Cochran, Sports Writer

December 4, 2019

  The University of Utah women’s basketball team (4-3, 0-0 Pac-12) will host the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (4-5, 0-0 Summit League) on Thursday, December 5, at 7 p.m. at the Jon M. Huntsman Center. The Utes are on a four-game winning streak and will be back at home after three games away from...

Rising Costs and Declining Numbers: Attendance at College Games

Rising Costs and Declining Numbers: Attendance at College Games

By Adam Cochran, Sports Writer

December 3, 2019

  Attendance at college sporting events is falling. People aren’t getting out to games as much as they used to. This is the first year that I remember hearing people complain about the MUSS not being completely full for every game. The irony about that is that this University of Utah football...

Utah Women’s Basketball Makes it Three in a Row

Utah Women’s Basketball Makes it Three in a Row

By Adam Cochran, Sports Writer

November 24, 2019

The University of Utah women’s basketball team (3-3, 0-0 Pac-12) went to Hawaii and will return with two more wins after sweeping the Bank of Hawaii Classic. On Friday, the Utes topped Texas Southern (2-3, 0-0 SWAC), 61-52 before handling UTSA (3-3, 0-0 C-USA) 91-45 on Sunday.   Texas Sta...

Utah Women’s Basketball Loses Heartbreaker in Overtime

Utah Women’s Basketball Loses Heartbreaker in Overtime

By Adam Cochran, Sports Writer

November 17, 2019

The University of Utah women’s basketball team (0-3, 0-0 Pac-12) lost a tightly contested game to the South Dakota Coyotes (4-0, 0-0 Summit League). The Utes lost 81-84 in overtime, but they showed a never-say-die attitude as they continually fought back from deficit after deficit.   Game Sum...

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...

Women’s Basketball Falls to Cincinnati Schools in Season Opener

Women’s Basketball Falls to Cincinnati Schools in Season Opener

By Adam Cochran, Sports Writer

November 8, 2019

The University of Utah Women’s Basketball team dropped their first two games of the 2019-2020 season in Cincinnati. On Tuesday, Nov. 5, the Utes fell to Cincinnati in a hard-fought game, 68-62. Two days later, they lost to Xavier 70-63, in a game decided in the final minute. Turnovers were the major...

Utah Women’s Basketball Tips Off Season Versus Cincinnati and Xavier

Utah Women’s Basketball Tips Off Season Versus Cincinnati and Xavier

By Adam Cochran, Sports Writer

November 4, 2019

The University of Utah Women’s Basketball team begins the season this week with a road trip to Cincinnati for two games. The Utes open the season after a successful 2018-2019 campaign. The Utes reached as high as No. 14 in the nation, before injuries decimated the team and they finished with a record...

Young Players Shine in Utah Women’s Basketball Exhibition Win

Young Players Shine in Utah Women’s Basketball Exhibition Win

By Adam Cochran, Sports Writer

October 31, 2019

The University of Utah Women’s Basketball Team won an exhibition game against Westminster College Thursday at the Jon M. Huntsman Center. In front of a crowd of over 6,000 screaming kids from area elementary schools for the Utes’ annual “Future Scholars” day, Utah ran away with a big 88-58 victory...

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