Utah Rumors & News

  • Utah, BYU rivalry back on after one-year hiatus

    College Basketball Talk "The BYU-Utah annual rivalry series will be back on this season after taking a one-year hiatus last year. For just the second time since 1909, the Utes and the Cougars did not play in 2016-17 after Utah head coach Larry Kyrstkowiak asked for a one-year cooling off period stemming from an intense..." June 27

  • Kyle Kuzma hires agent, will remain in NBA draft

    ESPN "Utah standout forward Kyle Kuzma told ESPN he has signed with Priority Sports and will forgo his final year of college eligibility in order to stay in the NBA draft. The 6-foot-9 Flint, Michigan, native averaged a team-high 16.4 points and 9.3 rebounds this past season. He earned all-first team..." May 04

  • Utah guards Daniels, Zamora no longer part of program

    Salt Lake Tribune "A troubling rite of spring continues for Utah men's basketball: players transferring from the program. Devon Daniels and JoJo Zamora, who combined for 46 starts in Utah's backcourt this past season, will not return, the Utes announced in a news release on Friday afternoon. It leaves Utah..." April 01

  • Boise State upsets Utah in NIT

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Chandler Hutchison scored a career high 34 points and Marcus Dickinson added 12 to rally No. 6 seed Boise State for a 73-68 victory over No. 3 seed Utah in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday. The Broncos trailed by as many as 11 points in the second half before..." March 15

  • Cal knocks off Utah in Pac-12 tournament

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- California guard Jabari Bird scored 18 points in the second half, including two free throws with 5.5 seconds left, to secure a 78-75 victory over Utah in a quarterfinal game of the Pac-12 tournament on Thursday. Charlie Moore and Bird combined for 35 points in the second half..." March 09

  • Bonam paces Utah past Stanford

    The Sports Xchange "Lorenzo Bonam scored a game-high 26 points on 9-of-11 shooting from the field to lead Utah to a 67-59 win over Stanford in a Pac-12 game Saturday in Salt Lake City. Kyle Kuzma added 16 points and six rebounds for the Utes, who won their third consecutive game to improve to 20-10 overall and..." March 04

  • Utah shuts down California 74-44

    The Sports Xchange "Sedrick Barefield led a balanced scoring effort with 14 points as Utah defeated California 74-44 on Thursday night in Salt Lake City. Kyle Kuzma and David Collette each had 12 points and Lorenzo Bonam added 11 points and seven rebounds for Utah (19-10, 10-7 Pac-12). Grant Mullins was..." March 03

  • Utah shuts down Colorado once again

    The Sports Xchange "BOULDER, Colo. -- Kyle Kuzma scored 25 points and David Collette added 14 to lift Utah to an 86-81 victory over Colorado on Thursday night. Lorenzo Bonam added 12 points for the Utes before fouling out in the final seconds. Utah (18-10, 9-7 Pac-12) earned its seventh straight victory over..." February 24

  • Utah suspends Devon Daniels for conduct detrimental to team

    Salt Lake Tribune "The Utah basketball team has suspended the player who has made the most starts for the team this season. Freshman wing Devon Daniels, 18, did not travel to Colorado for Utah's game against the Buffaloes on Thursday evening and has been suspended indefinitely, according to a terse release from..." February 24

  • Thompson's game-winner lifts Oregon State by Utah

    The Sports Xchange "Stephen Thompson Jr. scored the winning basket with 11 seconds to play to help Oregon State end its 15-game losing streak with a 68-67 victory over Utah in a Pac-12 Conference game Sunday at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore. Thompson scored 31 points for Oregon State (5-23, 1-14 Pac-12),..." February 19