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Utes regain control of season after home stand


Now they've got to do something they've rarely done - win on the road.

Finding a Niche For: Bismack Biyombo

Any scouting report must start with Biyombo's dimensions, which are downright freakish. He measured a 7-7 wingspan (which would rank fifth longest in our expansive database) at the Nike Hoop Summit, despite standing just 6-7 ¾ without shoes. No player of record has ever measured a wingspan that is nearly 12 inches longer than his actual height—the closest is Jason Maxiell, who is 6-5 without shoes with a 7-3 ¼ wingspan. He also sports a chiseled 243-pound frame (4.8% body fat) that he should have no problem putting additional weight onto. .... What makes Biyombo so interesting, though, is his willingness to utilize his physical tools. He plays the game with incredible emotion (think Joakim Noah or Kevin Garnett), often putting opposing players and teammates in harm's way with his desire to make his presence felt. He competes on every possession, often to the point of physical exhaustion, something that will need to be honed. Still, it's an extremely desirable trait in a prospect. .... Once he catches the ball in the paint, Biyombo usually has one thing on his mind: dunk. He can take off from incredible distances (well outside the restricted area) and still finish plays because of his sheer length and explosiveness. He absolutely crushes the rim any opportunity he gets.

Oh where, oh where could our season be? Utes in desperate need of win


It's gut check time for the Utes. Do they have what it takes to get their season back on track or are they going to fade into college football obscurity?

San Diego State Aztecs @ #23 Utah Utes Game Day Thread


It's almost Holy War week, but first thing first - BEAT SAN DIEGO STATE. The Utes look to rebound after their horrific loss to TCU with a solid performance Saturday. The Aztecs are fighting for a...

What to expect against SDSU


The Utes won't find a harder opponent than themselves as they take on the weakened San Diego State Aztecs Saturday. How will they bounce back from their tough defeat to TCU?

Friday Morning Rockpile:


Doug Davis' surgery for thyroid cancer "was very successful," the team doctor said. As Davis recovers and works his way back towards pitching in the majors, the Rockies and D'Backs meet for round...

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