Craig Smith, who took Utah State to two NCAA tournament appearances and had a third trip canceled due to the pandemic, has been named the men's basketball coach at Utah.
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Utah Jazz assistant coach Alex Jensen has pulled out of consideration for the head coaching job at the University of Utah, sources tell ESPN. Jensen was an ex-player under Rick Majerus with the Utes.
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Utah has fired coach Larry Krystkowiak, after the Utes finished below .500 each of the past two seasons.
— Evan Mobley scored 13 of his 26 points in the two overtimes and No. 24 Southern California outlasted scrappy Utah 91-85 in the Pac-12 quarterfinals Thursday night.
— Timmy Allen led six Utah players in double figures with 24 points and 11 rebounds, and the Utes had to hold off Washington’s late charge for a 98-95 win in the opening round of the Pac-12 Conference tournament on Wednesday.
Oregon senior Chris Duarte has been named the AP's Pac-12 player of the year after helping lead the Ducks to their second straight regular-season title.
— Mikael Jantunen and Alfonso Plummer each scored 15 points, Timmy Allen had 13 points, seven rebounds and eight assists, and Utah cruised past Arizona State 98-59 on Saturday.
— Gianni Hunt had a career-high tying 17 points, Jarod Lucas scored 13 of his 16 in the second half, and Oregon State beat Utah 75-70 on Wednesday night.
Embattled Indiana coach Archie Miller is among the primary hot seat names, but could IU find a better alternative?
— Alphonso Plummer scored 19 points, Timmy Allen added 15 points and eight assists and Utah pulled away late in the second half to beat No. 19 USC 71-61 on Saturday.
— Jules Bernard scored 11 of his 19 points in the second half, making all four of his field goals, as UCLA broke away to defeat Utah 76-61 on Thursday night.
— Chris Duarte and LJ Figueroa scored 15 points apiece and Oregon beat Utah 67-64 on Saturday night for the Ducks' fifth straight win.
— Ethan Thompson had 25 points, eight assists and five rebounds and Oregon State won its fifth straight at home, 74-56 over Utah on Thursday night.
— Spencer Jones made a career-high five 3-pointers and scored 17 points, and Stanford held off Utah for a 73-66 win on Saturday night.
— Timmy Allen scored 18 points, freshman Ian Martinez added a season-high 16 and Utah survived a late turnover and a foul with 0.7 seconds left to hold off California 76-75 on Thursday night.
— Timmy Allen scored 11 of his 18 points in the second half as Utah broke away from Arizona 73-58 on Thursday night.
— Reserve 6-foot guard Alfonso Plummer scored 23 points — 21 in the final 7:49 — and Utah rallied to stun Colorado with a 77-74 win on Saturday.
— Jamal Bey scored a career-high 28 points on near-perfect shooting, ended two of Utah's last three possessions with a steal and a defensive rebound, and Washington rallied to an 83-79 win on Sunday.
— Branden Carlson scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the first double-double by a Utah player this season, and the balanced, potent Utes offense handed Washington State a stinging 71-56 defeat at home on Thursday night.