Second generation Utes fan and writer. We plan to build a great team here at SBNation for U. Go Utes!
He was a star at Utah, and the second pick in the 1997 NBA Draft. But now, the All Century Teamer, all-time leading scorer and second leading rebounder for the Runnin' Utes teaches kids how to play the game the way he learned... the right way.
According to DraftExpress.com, Utah freshman center Jakob Poeltl won the head-to-head battle with Duke's Wooden Award finalist Jahlil Okafor, which may have boosted his 2015 NBA Draft stock.
Utah baseball and softball earned themselves Pac-12 weekly awards this week, as Utah freshman pitcher Jayson Rose was named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week, while Miranda Viramontes was named Pac-12 Freshman of the Week.
It was an unexpected run, but the blue bloods of college basketball ensured it would end in the Sweet Sixteen. Friday night, Duke asserted their No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament and took out Utah, ending the Runnin' Utes 2015 tournament run, 63-57.
As expected, Utah was well represented in the post-season Pac-12 awards. Seven gymnasts from Utah's 2015 Pac-12 championship team received all-conference honors Tuesday, led by first-team all-arounders Tory Wilson and Georgia Dabritz.