BASKETBALL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BASKETBALL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NBA: Dick Bavetta looks back on a lifetime in basketball http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58334160-77/bavetta-nba-game-dick.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58334160-77/bavetta-nba-game-dick.html.csp">NBA: Dick Bavetta looks back on a lifetime in basketball</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIM REYNOLDS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T18:11:27.763-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dick Bavetta never missed a game. Fortunately for him, not everyone has that same sense of devotion. The year was 1966, and Bavetta was in a stockbroker-league basketball game at the Downtown Athletic Club in New York. His team played in the first game on the schedule that night. The game ended, Bavetta grabbed a quick shower and returned to the court because his brother — a police detective — was one of the referees working the second game. His brother’s partner never showed. So Bavetta grudgin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583341602014-08-26T18:11:27.763-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T18:11:27.763-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58334160@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:11:27 MDT U.S. beats Puerto Rico in hoops exhibition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58327191-77/team-final-krzyzewski-saturday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58327191-77/team-final-krzyzewski-saturday.html.csp">U.S. beats Puerto Rico in hoops exhibition</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T16:49:19.82-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Mike Krzyzewski is ready to decide who is going with him to Spain. The U.S. national team coach said the Americans expect to trim their roster to 12 on Saturday before leaving for Europe, after team officials had previously said they might carry extra players. Final rosters for the FIBA World Cup of Basketball aren’t due until next Friday, but the Americans won’t need that much time. “We feel that it’s better to go with 12 because that’s really difficult on anybody if they’re not goin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583271912014-08-23T16:49:19.82-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-23T16:49:19.82-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58327191@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:49:19 MDT Jazz make Patrick Beilein hire official http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58325665-62/beilein-basketball-jazz-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58325665-62/beilein-basketball-jazz-season.html.csp">Jazz make Patrick Beilein hire official</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T16:49:21.065-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Jazz made a trio of staff hires official today.All three had been reported previously, so no surprises here.But just to put a bow on them, here's the team's press release: SALT LAKE CITY (August 22, 2014) – The Utah Jazz today announced that the team has hired Patrick Beilein and Lamar Skeeter as player development/video analysts, and named Taylor Snarr as coordinator of analytics. Per team policy, terms of the agreements were not announced.For the past two seasons, Beilein served as the h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58325665@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:49:21 MDT Wharton: With return to preps, dream has again become a reality http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58301043-190/basketball-football-dream-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58301043-190/basketball-football-dream-game.html.csp">Wharton: With return to preps, dream has again become a reality</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:00:57.054-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When I began walking the sidelines in the late 1960s, watching fellow Granite High students and future pros Gordon Jolley and Golden Richards play football under the lights, writing for a daily newspaper seemed like an impossible dream. Yet, as I begin what will be my 49th year of covering high school sports, that dream not only came true but remains very much a part of my life. With each passing season, as I attend the first game of the year, I still have butterflies. I know it will be time to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301043@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:00:57 MDT Weber State basketball: Beckner leaves ‘Cats for D-League job http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58313246-77/beckner-state-weber-basketball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58313246-77/beckner-state-weber-basketball.html.csp">Weber State basketball: Beckner leaves ‘Cats for D-League job</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T21:52:45.976-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • Longtime Weber State assistant basketball coach Phil Beckner is leaving the program. Beckner has accepted a job as an assistant coach with the Tulsa 66ers, who are the NBA Development League affiliate of the Oklahoma City Thunder. Beckner has spent the last seven years at Weber State, where he helped guide the Wildcats to three Big Sky regular-season championships. “Our whole program is excited and happy for Phil,” Weber State head coach Randy Rahe said. “No one has been more dedicated, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58313246@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:52:45 MDT Utah Football: From SLC and back again, Utes LT Andrew Albers takes unconventional route http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58302438-77/albers-frank-football-andrew.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58302438-77/albers-frank-football-andrew.html.csp">Utah Football: From SLC and back again, Utes LT Andrew Albers takes unconventional route</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T22:36:41.576-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 10:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Costa Mesa High’s Andrew Albers had everything you look for in a left tackle. He was long, nimble, smart — heck, he was the son of an offensive line instructor. If only he wasn’t so nice. His father, Frank, told him, “When you’re outside of the lines, you need to be the good, decent human being, but when you cross those lines, in this game, you have to have a little nastiness.” Eventually, he came around to that notion. He could manhandle his peers for a couple of hours each week. Still, when he...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58302438@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 22:36:41 MDT Pay to Play: Nonrevenue sports could ‘lose’ if NCAA amateurism ends http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58293925-77/sports-football-nonrevenue-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58293925-77/sports-football-nonrevenue-utah.html.csp">Pay to Play: Nonrevenue sports could ‘lose’ if NCAA amateurism ends</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T10:18:30.435-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 10:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A hard fact looms over all this talk of change in college sports. Somebody has to lose. If football and men’s basketball players are to have a greater share of the revenue pie, then somebody else’s slice must get thinner. It seems unlikely that those somebodies will be the commissioners, athletic directors and coaches who are paid top dollar because (their organizations believe) they drive revenue in college football and basketball that keeps the rest of the operation afloat. After all, Universi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58293925@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 10:18:30 MDT NBA: Steve Ballmer becomes owner of LA Clippers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58292506-77/sterling-ballmer-team-donald.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58292506-77/sterling-ballmer-team-donald.html.csp">NBA: Steve Ballmer becomes owner of LA Clippers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BETH HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T22:42:23.639-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Steve Ballmer finally has an NBA outlet for his rah-rah displays of emotion as the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. The former Microsoft CEO’s record $2 billion purchase of the team was confirmed by a Los Angeles judge on Tuesday, clearing the way for the avid pickup basketball player to take over the team from Donald Sterling, who unsuccessfully fought his estranged wife over the sale. The sale achieves Ballmer’s longtime goal of owning a team. He made a bid last year before...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582925062014-08-13T22:42:23.639-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T22:42:23.639-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292506@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:42:23 MDT NBA: Pacers believe Paul George will make full recovery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58288379-77/george-believe-full-pacers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58288379-77/george-believe-full-pacers.html.csp">NBA: Pacers believe Paul George will make full recovery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL MAROT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T23:12:57.65-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Indianapolis • The Indiana Pacers expect Paul George to make a full recovery from his gruesome injury — they’re just not planning on having him in the lineup next season. Eleven days after George sustained a compound fracture in his right leg during a USA Basketball scrimmage, president of basketball operations Larry Bird and coach Frank Vogel spoke for the first time about their star’s prognosis. They said team doctors believe George eventually can be his old self on the court. George underwent...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582883792014-08-12T23:12:57.65-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T23:12:57.65-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288379@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:12:57 MDT The money men top Utah’s most influential sports list http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58247268-77/utah-ranking-previous-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58247268-77/utah-ranking-previous-team.html.csp">The money men top Utah’s most influential sports list</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T18:18:12.013-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 06:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In early May, the University of Utah broke ground for construction of a basketball practice facility. Nine days later, Utah State unveiled its venue for basketball practice and volleyball competition. Those developments came nine months after Utah opened a new football complex. The building boom has become one of the biggest stories in collegiate athletics in the state. Jim Laub, Spence Eccles and Jon M. Huntsman Sr. share the billing as the co-Most Influential Person in Utah Sports in 2014. La...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58247268@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 18:18:12 MDT Monson: It’s OK, the sky isn’t falling on college sports — yet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58279460-77/college-ncaa-athletes-sports.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58279460-77/college-ncaa-athletes-sports.html.csp">Monson: It’s OK, the sky isn’t falling on college sports — yet</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Gordon Monson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T23:30:54.876-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you, alongside the NCAA, love holding fast to the dusty ideals of amateurism, you probably frown upon the decision reached Friday by U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken. In what has come to be known as the O’Bannon case, Wilken ruled that the NCAA’s ban on athletes profiting from their own names, images and likenesses was an unreasonable restraint of trade. Of course it was. In a 99-page report, the judge indicated, in so many words, that she didn’t buy — or find sound legal reasoning in — th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279460@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 23:30:54 MDT Federal judge rules against NCAA in O’Bannon case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58276902-77/ncaa-college-players-athletes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58276902-77/ncaa-college-players-athletes.html.csp">Federal judge rules against NCAA in O’Bannon case</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T10:20:44.734-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 10:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A federal judge has ruled that the NCAA can’t stop college football and basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses, opening the way to athletes getting payouts once their college careers are over. In a landmark decision issued Friday, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken ruled in favor of former UCLA basketball star Ed O’Bannon and 19 others in a lawsuit that challenged the NCAA’s regulation of college athletics on antitrust grounds. In a partial victory for the NCAA,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58276902@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 10:20:44 MDT Medical condition forces BYU hoops signee Emery's early mission release http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58269271-65/emery-outlet-thoracic-medical.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58269271-65/emery-outlet-thoracic-medical.html.csp">Medical condition forces BYU hoops signee Emery's early mission release</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T10:11:45.517-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 10:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nick Emery, the former Lone Peak High basketball star who signed with BYU in 2013 prior to an LDS Church mission to Germany, is returning home due to a medical condition that likely requires surgery. Emery’s brother, former BYU star Jackson Emery, posted on Twitter that Nick is coming home Wednesday night from Frankfurt, Germany. Also, Emery’s Facebook page posted this explanation Wednesday evening: “Elder Emery has recently been dealing with worsening conditions of thoracic outlet syndrome. He ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58269271@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:11:45 MDT Runnin' Utes offer 2015 G Jake Lindsey, son of Utah Jazz GM http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58264822-59/lindsey-utah-guard-utes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58264822-59/lindsey-utah-guard-utes.html.csp">Runnin' Utes offer 2015 G Jake Lindsey, son of Utah Jazz GM</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T23:24:40.461-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 11:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jake Lindsey has long felt he's had an "understanding" with the Runnin' Utes' Larry Krystkowiak. It just took a while to get both of them in a room with his parents and his high school basketball coach. But the meeting happened Tuesday afternoon, and over the course of a few hours, Krystkowiak and assistant Tommy Connor offered the 2015 guard a scholarship and talked about how they feel he fits into their future plans. With six offers on his plate already with more likely on the way, the three-s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58264822@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 23:24:40 MDT BYU basketball: Cougars to meet old foe SDSU at Maui Invitational http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58267213-65/byu-maui-invitational-nov.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58267213-65/byu-maui-invitational-nov.html.csp">BYU basketball: Cougars to meet old foe SDSU at Maui Invitational</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T09:41:03.172-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 09:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU’s basketball team will travel a long way to face a familiar foe in late November. The EA Sports Maui Invitational Bracket was announced on Wednesday morning, and BYU has drawn former MWC rival San Diego State as its opening-round opponent in Maui. The games will be played at the Lahaina Civic Center in Hawaii from Nov. 24-26. BYU’s game against SDSU will tip off at 9:30 p.m. MST on ESPN2. The BYU-SDSU winner will meet the Pitt-Chaminade winner on Nov. 25 at 8 p.m. MT on ESPN. Losers will pla...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267213@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 09:41:03 MDT Utah Jazz’s Gordon Hayward survives first Team USA cuts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58262783-87/basketball-usa-team-hayward.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58262783-87/basketball-usa-team-hayward.html.csp">Utah Jazz’s Gordon Hayward survives first Team USA cuts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T22:13:50.597-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gordon Hayward is a step closer to basketball’s World Cup. The Utah Jazz swingman survived a first round of cuts, and will be one of 16 finalists to continue training with the national team in Chicago later this month. The cuts come after a three-day camp in Las Vegas. “We’ve said all along that we would be proud to have any of the players who were in Las Vegas represent USA Basketball and the United States. This phase of the selection process was extremely difficult and very thorough, and it’s ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58262783@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:13:50 MDT Utes basketball offers 2019 G Rylan Jones, 'unique' rising eighth grader http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58262995-59/jones-basketball-johnson-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58262995-59/jones-basketball-johnson-utah.html.csp">Utes basketball offers 2019 G Rylan Jones, 'unique' rising eighth grader</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T23:24:39.723-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 11:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For one of Utah's latest men's basketball offerees, you'll have to wait for the highlight tape. You'll probably be waiting a while. That's because Rylan Jones, a point guard from Cache Valley, is going into the eighth grade this year. That's right. The Utes have offered a kid who is a year out from playing high school basketball. His AAU team, Utah Basketball Club, doesn't keep official stats for that age group. He's got a few inches to grow before he reaches six feet. It's not an unheard-of phe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58262995@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 23:24:39 MDT Utah basketball adds game vs. San Diego St. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58260663-77/basketball-season-team-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58260663-77/basketball-season-team-state.html.csp">Utah basketball adds game vs. San Diego St.</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T16:04:48.429-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 04:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">College basketball • Utah men’s basketball will take on San Diego State at Viejas Arena on Nov. 18 with a 1 p.m. tip as part of ESPN’s College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon. Not only do the Utes face a team that is ranked No. 20 in ESPN’s preseason poll, but they also head into one of the nation’s most hostile environments, featuring the student section “The Show.” After a season that saw the team playing one of the nation’s weakest slates — CBS Sports rated the Utes’ nonconference schedule at No. 341...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58260663@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:04:48 MDT At 6’5, walk-on Utes WR Tim Patrick will provide a big downfield target http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58255300-59/patrick-college-com-shoulders.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58255300-59/patrick-college-com-shoulders.html.csp">At 6’5, walk-on Utes WR Tim Patrick will provide a big downfield target</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-03T09:25:02.246-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 09:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As many as nine new wideouts will join the Utes this fall, and here’s a prediction: Tim Patrick will be head and shoulders above the rest. That is, his head and shoulders will be above the others’ heads and shoulders. The walk-on from Grossmont College near San Diego was listed by his former college at 6-foot-5, 195 pounds, and shortly after arriving in Salt Lake City on Saturday night he likened his style of play to that of NFL legend Randy Moss. “I make a lot of big plays, but I can also go ac...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58255300@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 09:25:02 MDT Basketball: Paul George faces long rehab stint after breaking leg http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254432-77/george-kersey-basketball-indianapolis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254432-77/george-kersey-basketball-indianapolis.html.csp">Basketball: Paul George faces long rehab stint after breaking leg</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael Marot</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T23:10:13.532-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Indianapolis • Doctors say Paul George’s biggest battle is yet to come, and it may take a year or more before he returns to the Pacers lineup. One day after the two-time All-Star suffered a gruesome open tibia-fibula fracture on his right leg during a USA Basketball intrasquad scrimmage in Las Vegas, the questions began in earnest about George’s recovery — and whether he’d ever regain the form a that made him one of NBA’s most complete players. The 24-year-old George said he was resting comforta...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582544322014-08-02T23:10:13.532-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T23:10:13.532-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58254432@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:10:13 MDT