News from around the Pac-12 Conference
This weekend saw a great deal of separation as several PAC 12 contenders dominated major conference matchups. How much of a bump was the Utes’ dominant victory over Oregon worth to the BlockU voters and national bowl projections?
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.
The No. 5 seed Utah Runnin' Utes (26-8) will face the No. 1 seed Duke Blue Devils (31-4) in their Sweet 16 game today at 7:45 p.m. MT. While Duke is the favorite to win the game, there are several reasons why the No. 5 seed Utes could come out on top
The Runnin' Utes beat Georgetown 75-64 on Saturday night in Portland to advance to the sweet sixteen. For Larry Krystkowiak's team, this a major milestone considering where they started.
The University of Utah Red Rocks won the the 2015 Pac-12 gymnastics championship with a score of 198.150, beating UCLA (197.375), Stanford (197.175), Oregon State (196.900), Arizona (196.225), California (196.150), Washington (196.000).
The No. 19-ranked Runnin' Utes (25-8) survived their first round matchup with Stephen F. Austin, and their reward is a Round of 32 game with the Big East's Georgetown Hoyas (22-10). This will be the first time the two teams will have played.
CasualHoya.com answers five questions to help familiarize us with the Big East's four-seed Georgetown.
Only CBS Sports' sportscaster Seth Davis was upset Thursday night, as Utah took care of business in the dangerous 5/12 game, sending Stephen F. Austin home 57-50. Runnin' Utes center Jakob Poeltl comes up BIG, with 18 points, 8 rebounds, & 5 blocks.