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

  • No. 7 Oregon throttles Utah

    The Sports Xchange "EUGENE, Ore. -- With five players averaging in double digits, Oregon is a tough team to scout. On Thursday, it was junior forward Dillon Brooks leading the way with 20 points as the seventh-ranked Ducks defeated Utah 79-61 on Thursday night at Matthew Knight Arena. Junior forward..." February 17

  • Sources: Utah, UNLV, Ole Miss, and Rice to headline 2017 MGM Grand Main Event

    Fanrag Sports "Utah, UNLV, Ole Miss, and Rice will headline the 2017 MGM Grand Main Event in Las Vegas, sources told FanRag Sports on Wednesday morning. Utah will play Ole Miss and UNLV will face Rice on Monday Nov. 20th with the winners and losers facing each other on Wednesday Nov. 22nd. This will be the..." February 14

  • Utes rout short-handed Huskies

    The Sports Xchange "Devon Daniels and Parker Van Dyke scored 16 points apiece to help Utah cruise to an 85-61 victory over Washington on Saturday. David Collette added 14 points while Kyle Kuzma chipped 13 points and 10 rebounds for his 15th double-double of the season. Utah (17-8, 8-5 Pac-12) earned its fourth..." February 11

  • Utah holds of Washington State

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward David Collette scored 22 points and helped Utah hold off Washington State in a 74-70 win Thursday at Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Senior guard Lorenzo Bonam added 13 points, and junior forward Kyle Kuzma finished with 10 points and eight rebounds for the..." February 10

  • Stanford's Travis leads Cardinal over Utes

    The Sports Xchange "Reid Travis scored 26 points to lead Stanford to an 81-75 victory over Utah in a Pac-12 Conference game Saturday at Maples Pavilion in Stanford, Calif. Dorian Pickens and Robert Cartwright scored 14 points apiece for Stanford (12-11, 4-7 Pac-12). Marcus Allen added 13 points. Tyler..." February 04

  • Cal outlasts Utah in double OT

    The Sports Xchange "Jabari Bird scored 26 points and made big baskets late to help California beat Utah 77-75 in a double-overtime thriller Thursday night in a Pac-12 Conference game at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Charlie Moore had 17 points and seven assists for Cal (16-6, 7-3 Pac-12). Ivan Rabb had 12..." February 03

  • Utah, Kuzma hold off Oregon State, Thompson

    The Sports Xchange "Utah forward Kyle Kuzma had a double-double to help offset 30 points from Oregon State guard Stephen Thompson Jr. as the Utes held off a late rally to win 86-78 on Saturday night in Salt Lake City. Kuzma had 18 points and 12 rebounds in a game that got uncomfortably close for Utah (15-6, 6-3..." January 28

  • Brooks powers No. 10 Oregon past Utah in return

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Dillon Brooks returned quickly from a sprained foot to help No. 10 Oregon continue its longest winning streak in school history. The junior forward scored a game-high 19 points to lead the Ducks to a 73-67 win over Utah on Thursday night at the Huntsman Center. Brooks was 7..." January 27

  • Utes rout Huskies behind Daniels, Bonam, Kozma

    The Sports Xchange "Guards Devon Daniels and Lorezno Bonam each scored 24 points and forward Kyle Kuzma compiled a double-double to lead the Utah Utes past the Washington Huskies 94-72 on Saturday night at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle. Kuzma came into the game averaging 14.9 points and 9.7 rebounds and..." January 21

  • Utah rolls over Washington State

    The Sports Xchange "Utah forward Kyle Kuzma and guard Lorenzo Bonam combined for 36 points on 13-of-20 shooting from the field to lead the hot-shooting Utes to an 88-47 victory Wednesday over Washington State in a Pac-12 game at Pullman, Wash. Utah leading scorer David Collette, who averages 14.9 points a..." January 19

  • Ball helps No.4 UCLA edge Utah

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Overpowering opponents on offense is UCLA's normal trademark this season. To outlast Utah in the final seconds, the Bruins had to turn to their defense to make a critical play. UCLA got the stop it needed in the final seconds to secure an 83-82 victory over the Utes on..." January 14

  • Utah hammers No. 24 USC 86-64

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Figuring out which Utah player to stop on defense is quickly becoming a chore for other Pac-12 teams. The Utes have six different players who average double figures in scoring. Attempting to shut one or two down often means opening things up for the rest. It becomes a..." January 13

  • Utah holds off Arizona State

    The Sports Xchange "TEMPE, Ariz. -- Kyle Kuzma had a career-high 26 points and tied a career high with three 3-pointers and Utah made six free throws in the final 34 seconds in an 88-82 Pac-12 victory over Arizona State on Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena. Kuzma scored 19 points in the second half, 14 during a..." January 07

  • Jackson-Cartwright, Ristic power No. 16 Arizona past Utah

    The Sports Xchange "TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona has won its first three Pac-12 games. It would be a different story, coach Sean Miller said, if not for the return of point guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright. Jackson-Cartwright, who missed almost all of seven games because of a high ankle sprain, has 19 assists and..." January 06

  • Bonam leads Utah past Colorado

    The Sports Xchange "Lorenzo Bonam scored 15 points while David Collette and Kyle Kuzma chipped in 14 points apiece to help Utah open Pac-12 play with a 76-60 victory over Colorado on Sunday in Salt Lake City. The Utes beat their league rival for the sixth straight time behind strong defensive play and hot..." January 01