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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Utah basketballs Both Gach (#2) puts an arm over the shoulder of teammate Lazar Stefanovic (#20) in the matchup against the UCLA Bruins at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Multiple Transfers Set the Tone for Runnin’ Utes Offseason Outlook

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor March 21, 2022

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team is in for a busy offseason. The Utes finished a disappointing season with a loss to Washington in the Pac-12 Tournament after entering as the...

Utah basketballs Marco Anthony (#10) in the matchup against the UCLA Bruins at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Runnin’ Utes Comeback Hopes Dashed Again in Nail-Biter Against Arizona State

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor February 27, 2022

  Utah built an early advantage by feasting in the midrange. Arizona State was allowing them to take that shot, so Marco Anthony and Rollie Worster made them pay. Lazar Stefanovic hit a nasty crossover,...

Utah basketballs Dusan Mahorcic (#21) in the matchup against the UCLA Bruins at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Runnin’ Utes’ Upset Bid Rims Out Against No. 9 UCLA

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor January 21, 2022

  The University of Utah men's basketball team suffered a close loss to No. 9 UCLA on Thursday night. Utah played tough and hung with the Bruins all night, but ultimately missed two game-tying...

University of Utah Men’s Basketball player Rollie Worster (#25) during the game vs. Abilene Christian on Nov. 9, 2021 at the Jon M. Huntsman Center on campus in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Men’s Basketball Lose Heartbreaker in Arizona

By Eric Jensen, Sports Writer January 17, 2022

  On Monday evening, Arizona State’s Jalen Graham hit back-to-back shots in the lane to hand the University of Utah men’s basketball team their sixth loss in a row, 62-64. Graham scored...

University of Utah Mens Basketball player Both Gach plays against BYU Cougars in Jon M. Huntsman Center, Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday Nov. 27, 2021. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Runnin’ Utes Searching for Answers After Fourth Consecutive Loss

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor January 8, 2022

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team suffered their fourth consecutive loss on Saturday at the hands of the Washington State Cougars. They’re 8-8 on the year, 1-5 in Pac-12 play. Branden...

(Photo by Jack Gambassi)

Utah Men’s Basketball Suffers First Loss of the Season against BYU

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor November 28, 2021

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team suffered their first loss of the season on Saturday night against the 18th-ranked BYU Cougars. Utah is now 5-1 before seeing their first Pac-12...

(Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utes Win Sunshine Slam and Stay Undefeated

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor November 22, 2021

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team won the Sunshine Slam in Daytona Beach, Florida over the weekend. Utah was 3-0 in the event, including back-to-back wins on Saturday and Sunday,...

University of Utah men’s basketball player Marco Anthony (#9) slams the ball into the net over the head of Abilene Christian’s Stevie Smith (#13) during the game on Nov. 9, 2021 at the Jon M. Huntsman Center on campus in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Runnin’ Utes Tip Off the Craig Smith Era with a Win

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor November 9, 2021

The University of Utah men’s basketball team grabbed a win in the first official game of the Craig Smith era. Utah beat Abilene Christian 70-56 to earn a hard-fought victory to begin the 2021-22...

University of Utah sophomore center Branden Carlson (35) in a NCAA Basketball game vs. Arizona State at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Mar. 06, 2021. (Photo by Kevin Cody | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Runnin’ Utes Hope to Prove Doubters Wrong as They Enter a New Era

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor November 5, 2021

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team is about to tip off the 2021-22 season. Utah just went through one of the most turbulent offseasons in program history, which included a change...

University of Utah sophomore guard Both Gach (11), Riley Battin (21), and Branden Carlson (35) react to a dead ball during an NCAA basketball game vs. University of Washington at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (Photo by Jalen Pace | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Runnin’ Utes Grab Depth at Center in Dusan Mahorcic

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor June 4, 2021

  The University of Utah basketball team picked up some more size on Friday with the addition of Dusan Mahorcic, a 6-foot-10, 240 pound center who previously played for Illinois State University....