UTAH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Utah beats BYU, again, to advance to Super Regional

Utah came into Saturday needing to win one game with two possible chances against BYU to advance to the Sweet 16 of College Softball, the Super Regional, but they only needed one game to do so as they blew out the Cougars 14-0 to win the SLC Regional. The Utes jumped out to an early lead, and led 6-0 after 4 innings. But things really got out of hand in the 6th inning, when Utah...
Via Block U
2 days ago

Hannah Flippen cleans up the Pac-12 Softball Awards

It’s been a big couple of days for the Utah softball team, as they took home some major post season hardware after getting awarded a home Regional. One of the best Utah softball players to suit up, Hannah Flippen, took home Pac-12 Player of the Year honors, Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year honors, Pac-12 All-First Team honors, and Pac-12 All-Defensive Team honors. In a league...
Via Block U
7 days ago

Utah softball to host program’s first NCAA Regional

From the basement of the Pac-12 to hosting an NCAA Regional six years later, the Utah softball team has come a long way since joining the league. The Utes has an incredible regular season, and jumped into the top 10 in the polls after some marquee wins, including over No. 1 Arizona, No. 10 UCLA and No.7 LSU. The Utes advanced to the Super Regionals last year, which is similar to...
Via Block U
7 days ago

Utah baseball tops BYU in extra innings, 7-6

Stop the presses, but Utah beat BYU, again. This time it came on the diamond as Utah topped the Cougars in Provo by a score of 7-6 in 13 innings. Utah broke a 6-6 tie in the top of the 13th inning, when Josh Rose drove in the game-winning run with a sacrifice fly to right field after Chandler Anderson was intentionally walked to load the bases. Anderson had an awesome day, going...
Via Block U
13 days ago

Utah to Play Wyoming in Football in 2020 and 2025

A rivalry dating back to 1904 will be rekindled when Utah takes on Wyoming in football in 2020 and 2025. The 2020 game will be played on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 in War Memorial Stadium in Laramie, Wyo. The game in Rice-Eccles Stadium will occur on Sept. 6, 2025. The teams have played 83 times (Utah leads 51-31-1) as members five different conferences: Rocky Mountain, Big Seven,...
Via Block U
19 days ago

WATCH: Utah Volleyball Practices for 2016 NCAA Tournament

Follow the Utes as they prepare for another year of competition in the NCAA Tournament!
Via Utah Running Utes Athletics
April 18, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Utah Softball Competes at Mary Nutter Classic

The Utes traveled to the prestigious Mary Nutter Classic and beat Tennessee, Houston and No. 7 LSU!
Via Utah Running Utes Athletics
February 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Plum breaks NCAA scoring mark as Washington beats Utah 84-77

SEATTLE (AP) Kelsey Plum surpassed Jackie Stiles to become the NCAA's all-time scoring leader with a career-best 57 points in the final regular season game of her career, leading No. 11 Washington past Utah 84-77 on Saturday. Plum hit 19 of 28 shots and was 13 of 16 at the free-throw line, surpassing Stiles' mark of 3,393 points midway through the fourth quarter. Plum tied the...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Utah's NCAA Tournament hopes in trouble after skid

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak said he ''just about blew a gasket'' Sunday when he heard giggles on the bus ride after his Utes blew a nine-point lead in the final minutes of a loss to an Oregon State team that was 0-14 in Pac-12 play. Utah now likely needs a deep run in the Pac-12 tournament to be considered for the NCAA Tournament. ''I think there's a time...
Via Associated Press
February 21, 2017  |  Discuss

No. 8 Stanford's fast start buries Utah

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Alanna Smith scored 16 points and No. 8 Stanford ran off 18 consecutive points in the first quarter on the way to an 87-51 victory over Utah on Sunday. Five different players scored as the Cardinal (22-4, 12-2 Pac-12) transformed a 9-7 lead into a 20-point margin in a span of less than 5 minutes to stay in a tie for first place in the conference standings...
Via Associated Press
February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Cal survives Utah in double-overtime

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Jabari Bird scored 10 points in the second overtime including an alley-oop layup with 2.1 seconds left and California beat Utah 77-75 on Thursday night to move into a tie for tie for third place in the Pac-12 Conference. Bird finished with a season-high 26 points for the Bears (16-6, 7-3), who have won six of their past seven games and remain unbeaten in...
Via Associated Press
February 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Utah Utes defeat Indiana to cap off another solid season

The Utah Utes defeated Indiana 26-24 in the Foster Farms Bowl to cap off another solid season. That’s not to suggest that the Utes were perfect. They clearly weren’t. Utah was its own worst enemy in this contest, turning the ball over four times, including a fumble on the opening kickoff that allowed Indiana to take a 7-0 lead right out of the gate. In addition, the Utes shot...
Via The Student Section
December 29, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Emily Potter Joins 1,000 Point Club at Utah

More: http://www.utahutes.com/news/2016/12/26/womens-basketball-potter-making-mark-at-utah.aspx
Via Utah Running Utes Athletics
December 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Colorado Buffaloes defeat Utah, capture Pac-12 South championship

The Colorado Buffaloes defeated Utah 27-22 to win the Pac-12 South championship. And, judging by how it played on Saturday night, don’t be surprised if Colorado hoists the Pac-12 championship trophy next weekend. That’s not to say that the Buffaloes were perfect. They definitely were not. The Colorado special teams allowed two long kick returns, which resulted in 10 points...
Via The Comeback
November 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Kyle Kuzma shines as Utah beats Northwest Nazarene 81-37

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Kyle Kuzma posted career highs with 23 points and 19 rebounds as Utah defeated Northwest Nazarene 81-37 in its season opener Saturday evening. Utah fans got their first full glimpse of the new-look Utes and their roster consisting of just two legitimate contributors from last season. The Utes struggled mightily for the first 16 minutes of the first half until...
Via Associated Press
November 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Utah Utes whip Arizona State, keep pace Pac-12 South race

Powered by a strong second half, the Utah Utes defeated Arizona State 49-26 to remain in contention for the Pac-12 South title. Make no mistake about it: this was a huge win for Kyle Whittingham’s squad. After all, Arizona State has dominated this series in recent history, winning 11 of the last 12 meetings. Considering that the Utes hadn’t won in Tempe since 1976 – when both...
Via The Student Section
November 11, 2016  |  Discuss
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