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    Utah basketball: 2016 Nevada big man Zach Collins has Utes on his list
    Scour the country and you're unlikely to find many top-60 basketball prospects who are coming off the bench for their high school team. Zach Collins i...
    Updated Jan 23 2015 03:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    Local prospect Noah Togiai choosing between dual-sport offers from Utah, Oregon State
    Don't make me choose, Noah Togiai used to think. Between football and basketball, it was hard to pick which sport to follow into the college ranks and...
    Updated Jan 22 2015 03:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    Calif. OT Johnny Capra becomes Utah’s fifth commitment in five days
    Utah’s recent flurry of commitments continued Wednesday night, with 6-foot-5 Auburn, Calif., offensive tackle Johnny Capra making the call. Rated thre...
    Updated Jan 21 2015 06:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    Washington State forward Josh Hawkinson goes for a layup during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oregon State, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Pullman, Wash. Oregon State won 62-47. ( AP Photo/Gary Breedlove) Utah basketball game guide: Heavily favored Utes can’t afford to sleep on fast-paced Cougars
    Just how damaged, if at all, was the psyche of the No. 12 Runnin’ Utes in their 69-51 loss to No. 7 Arizona in Tucson last Saturday? We may learn some...
    Updated Jan 21 2015 12:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utes get pledge from Cali OL Keven Dixon; RB Taylor Thomas switches commitment to Oregon State
    As signing day creeps closer and each team tries to offer its 25 initial scholarships to the best possible players, Utah picked up a pledge from one r...
    Updated Jan 19 2015 05:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    Arizona forward Stanley Johnson (5) shoots over Utah forward Jordan Loveridge (21) and Chris Reyes (20) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Utah basketball notes: Utes front court seeks improvement for Washington State
    There's plenty of problematic statistics for Utah from Saturday's 69-51 loss to Arizona, but how about these numbers: 14 points and 8 rebounds. If you...
    Updated Jan 19 2015 02:42 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah nabs commitments from Florida HS teammates Tyson Cisrow and Chris Hart
    St. Thomas Aquinas outside linebacker Chris Hart and safety Tyson Cisrow both pledged and then tweeted their commitment to Utah on Sunday night. Both ...
    Updated Jan 18 2015 06:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah gets commitment from JUCO wideout Deniko Carter
    Utah picked up a commitment from 6-foot-4 junior college wideout Deniko Carter on Saturday, helping to restock Utah’s receiving corps after the losses...
    Updated Jan 17 2015 09:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    The Utah bench cheers during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona State, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York) Utah basketball game guide: Top-10 tangle in Tucson between Runnin' Utes and Arizona Wildcats
    There doesn't seem to be much point to a lengthy introduction here. You know it's a big one. It's the No. 8 Utes vs. the No. 10 Wildcats, and winner i...
    Updated Jan 17 2015 11:29 am   |     |   Share
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Utah Utes forward Jeremy Olsen (41) and USC Trojans forward Darion Clark (0) battle for a rebound during first half play. Utah held a 39-22 lead over the USC Trojans at the half, Friday, January 2, 2015. Utah basketball: A one-time Arizona recruit, freshman Jakob Poeltl key to Utes' game plan
    Tucson, Ariz. • There are lost of times when Larry Krystkowiak is thankful he has Jakob Poeltl in Utah red. Thursday night's game provided plenty of t...
    Updated Jan 16 2015 10:46 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah's Delon Wright (55) drives past Arizona State's Eric Jacobsen, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York) Utah basketball notes: Larry Krystkowiak, Sean Miller spar for right to be 'underdog'
    Tempe, Ariz. • Time, finally, to look ahead. Arizona slides up to the top order of business, and the next two days should be rich. It started less tha...
    Updated Jan 16 2015 02:00 am   |     |   Share
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Utah Utes forward Kyle Kuzma (35) and Utah Utes guard/forward Dakarai Tucker (14) leap up and pump together after Kuzma nailed a three-pointer causing Colorado to call a time-out during second half action in the Utah versus Colorado men's basketball game at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, January 7, 2015. Utah basketball game guide: Arizona State Sun Devils will test Utes' road issues
    Spin any cliché you want: Every game matters. It's all about the next game. Take it game-by-game. Whatever, OK. That doesn't change the fact that the ...
    Updated Jan 15 2015 10:17 am   |     |   Share
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    Utah basketball: Delon Wright on midseason Wooden Award watch list
    As much as Delon Wright does, it's not unusual that he's getting some hype for the Wooden Award midway through the season. But it might be what he doe...
    Updated Jan 14 2015 03:36 pm   |     |   Share
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Utah quarterback Adam Schulz looks to pass the ball during a practice at Spence and Cleone Eccles Football Center Thursday March 20, 2014. Utah backup quarterback Adam Schulz will transfer to Houston
    Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham confirmed Monday that backup quarterback Adam Schulz, who will be a senior next fall, is transferring to Houston. Sch...
    Updated Jan 12 2015 05:10 pm   |     |   Share
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\u55 grabs a rebound against USC Trojans forward Strahinja Gavrilovic (14) during first half play. Utah held a 39-22 lead over the USC Trojans at the half, Friday, January 2, 2015. Utes around the web: Delon Wright popping up on Player of the Year lists
    The Utes are off this weekend, but the buzz is building for the No. 9 ranked team in the country after it blew out its first three Pac-12 opponents. T...
    Updated Jan 09 2015 12:27 pm   |     |   Share
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The Utah bench erupts as they celebrate a 3-point shot by little-used Utah Utes guard Austin Eastman (15) as he got some playing time late in the rout. Utah defeated the USC Trojans 79-55, Friday, January 2, 2015. Utah basketball game guide: No. 9 Utes face gritty Colorado Buffs, first true Pac-12 test
    One wonders if the powers that be in the Pac-12 saw this happening four or five years ago, when the league was just a group of 10 ready to expand. Did...
    Updated Jan 07 2015 11:45 am   |     |   Share
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Utah Utes guard/forward Dakarai Tucker (14) slides across the floor after diving for a ball during second half action in the Utah versus UCLA men's basketball game at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Sunday, January 4, 2015. Utes around the web: Utah projected in NCAA Tournament field as 3-seed
    After missing out on the biggest sports event in March for the last two years, the No. 9-ranked Runnin' Utes are projected as a potential major player...
    Updated Jan 05 2015 05:54 pm   |     |   Share
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Fans hold up glow sticks and Spell UTAH during second half action in the Utah versus UCLA men's basketball game at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Sunday, January 4, 2015. Utah basketball: Runnin' Utes rise to No. 9 in AP poll
    After snagging three wins each by more than 20 points this week, the Runnin' Utes are still climbing in the Associated Press poll, released Monday mor...
    Updated Jan 05 2015 03:39 pm   |     |   Share
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Utah DE Nate Orchard could not get past the Washington State offensive line on this play that went for an 81 yard completion for a TD to give Wash. State the lead at 28-27. Utah lost 28-27 to Washington State, Saturday, September 27, 2014. Utes around the web: Nate Orchard wins Morris Trophy, Delon Wright gets praise, plus more
    The Internet is vast, dark and deep. How is one supposed to mine the stories on the Utah Utes from all that information? By reading this list, that's ...
    Updated Dec 16 2014 12:42 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah's Tom Hackett stands with his trophy after being awarded the Ray Guy Award as the college punter of the year at the College Football Awards, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux) Utah football: Tom Hackett, Nate Orchard earn AP All-America honors
    The Utah football team went 8-4 this season on the strength of special teams and defense, and on Tuesday morning, leaders from each of those units wer...
    Updated Dec 16 2014 11:45 am   |     |   Share
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    Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas, left, hauls in a pass under pressure from San Diego Chargers free safety Eric Weddle during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) Utes in the NFL: Kruger gets 10th sack, Siliga earns plaudits for attitude, Weddle Claus
    Wrapping up how Utah’s players on active NFL rosters performed in Week Fifteen: Minnesota running back Matt Asiata • Starting for the third straight g...
    Updated Dec 15 2014 08:46 pm   |     |   Share
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Utah Utes guard Delon Wright (55) faces a group of BYU defenders as BYU hosts Utah, college basketball at the Marriott Center in Provo, Wednesday December 10, 2014. Utah basketball: Delon Wright is Pac-12 player of the week
    The Runnin' Utes split a big-name bill last week, winning in Provo but falling in Kansas City. But in both games, Delon Wright's stellar play was a co...
    Updated Dec 15 2014 06:06 pm   |     |   Share
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University of Utah women's basketball head coach Anthony Levrets holds his head in is hands in disbelief after a call went against the Utes during the Utah versus Idaho State women's basketball game at the Huntsman Center on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, December 10, 2014. Utewrap: Utah standouts attract national attention, accolades
    Wrapping up the past week in Utah sports, from Dec. 8 to Dec. 14. MEN’S BASKETBALL (No. 14) • With two games remaining on Utah’s brutal non conferen...
    Updated Dec 15 2014 01:48 pm   |     |   Share
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    Kansas' Jamari Traylor left, and Utah's Jakob Poeltl chase a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Utah basketball notes: An ugly last shot, Poeltl grabbing defensive attention, and more
    Kansas City • They were out of it. They were in it. They couldn't get a good look at the final shot. That was the drama for the No. 13 Runnin' Utes in...
    Updated Dec 13 2014 07:36 pm   |     |   Share
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Orem High School player Josh Pollard and West Jordan player Seth Barrus chase after a loose ball during the Great Western Shootout in Orem, Utah on December 17, 2011.  West Jordan went on to win the game 71-78. Utah native Josh Pollard suiting up for Kansas, will face Utes this weekend
    Josh Pollard was arranging his future when a new path literally came calling, one that he never expected. The call came from Kansas coach Bill Self. H...
    Updated Dec 12 2014 01:24 pm   |     |   Share
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Brigham Young Cougars guard Kyle Collinsworth (5) goes in for a dunk over Utah Utes forward Jakob Poeltl (42), but missed, as BYU hosts Utah, college basketball at the Marriott Center in Provo, Wednesday December 10, 2014. Utah basketball game guide: Runnin' Utes go against Rock Chalk, No. 10 Kansas
    Rock. Chalk. Well, you know how it goes. Kansas' motto, just like its tradition, is “a foregone conclusion” in Larry Krystkowiak's own words. People k...
    Updated Dec 12 2014 12:36 pm   |     |   Share
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Brigham Young Cougars guard Skyler Halford (23), Utah Utes forward Jakob Poeltl (42) and Brigham Young Cougars guard Anson Winder (20) scramble for a loose ball as BYU hosts Utah, college basketball at the Marriott Center in Provo, Wednesday December 10, 2014. Utah basketball: National media sees major potential for Runnin' Utes
    They felt it before the season. The Runnin' Utes thought they were better, that they had a team that could potentially go back to the NCAA Tournament ...
    Updated Dec 11 2014 01:40 pm   |     |   Share
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Utah Utes head coach Larry Krystkowiak flashes a quick Utah basketball: Extra notes and quotes from Runnin' Utes win at BYU
    Utah is celebrating its first win in Provo since 2005, and as Larry Krystkowiak said afterward, “We'll take a little time to enjoy it.” Of course, wit...
    Updated Dec 11 2014 12:45 am   |     |   Share
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Utah Utes guard Brandon Taylor (11) with the ball as the University of Utah Utes host the Wichita State Shockers, college basketball at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Wednesday December 3, 2014. Utah-BYU game guide: Utes face challenge at Marriott Center
    This one kind of speaks for itself, doesn't it? In the absence of the Holy War, there's only a limited amount of athletic events for Utah and BYU fans...
    Updated Dec 10 2014 11:42 am   |     |   Share
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Kyle Brennan, Utah deputy director of athletics Utah athletics promotes Kyle Brennan to deputy director
    Utah athletics has promoted Kyle Brennan to deputy athletics director, the department announced Tuesday afternoon. In his newly created role, Brennan ...
    Updated Dec 10 2014 12:19 pm   |     |   Share