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That is the variety of first-team picks for every faculty. In what universe may that occur?
Utah’s displaying is a tribute to the gamers themselves, in fact, and to the teaching workers that recruited and developed them. Among the many Utes honored have been offensive guard Jordan Agasiva, who didn’t obtain a number of publicity this season, and defensive sort out Leki Fotu, who didn’t have huge statistics. However they weren’t unnoticed by the individuals who needed to coach in opposition to them within the Pac-12.
USC’s lack of first-team decisions is partly defined by accidents to edge rusher Porter Gustin, from Salem Hills Excessive College, and linebacker Cameron Smith. However that is solely the second time since 1957 that the Trojans weren’t represented on the all-conference first staff.
Utah’s first look within the Pac-12 championship sport can be memorable, due to some robust breaks. (TRIB)
The Utes’ loss to Washington created some anxiousness about bowl picks. (TRIB)
Columnist Gordon Monson made a case for the Utes within the Vacation Bowl. (TRIB)
And the persuasiveness of Ute athletic director Mark Harlan helped make that occur. (TRIB)
Right here’s the total rundown of the Utes on the All-Pac-12 staff. (TRIB)
My first take a look at Northwestern suggests the Wildcats are quite a bit like Utah. (TRIB)
The 2019 soccer season begins lower than eight months after the Vacation Bowl. Right here’s Utah’s schedule (TRIB).
Chris Kamrani caught as much as former AD Chris Hill, who was distinguished in an Oregonian collection scrutinizing the Pac-12 workplace. (TRIB)
Alex Vejar witnessed ex-Ute middle Jakob Poeltl’s career-high efficiency in a loss to the Jazz (TRIB).
I hurried dwelling from a 10-Three soccer sport to see a 23-17 (at halftime) basketball sport. However then the Utes’ offense improved in opposition to Tulsa. (TRIB)
Larry Krystkowiak focuses on protection, however he’d additionally like his staff to attain extra persistently. (TRIB)
The Ute girls’s basketball staff remained unbeaten, defeating Utah Valley. (TRIB).
Right here’s how the Utah-Northwestern matchup developed, from the Vacation Bowl organizers’ perspective. (U-T)
Northwestern is thought for its journalism faculty; right here’s the view from the Day by day. (DAILY)
Jon Wilner analyzed the Utes’ breakthrough to one of many Pac-12′s top-tier bowls. (MERC)
• The timing of the lads’s basketball Zions Financial institution Beehive Basic will allow followers to get to the Huntsman Middle for a 3rd in-state rivalry sport Saturday, and this one’s free. The Utah girls’s staff will host BYU on the Huntsman Middle (7 p.m.) in a Pink Out promotion that provides free admission to anybody carrying pink. The Utes will attempt to win an eighth straight sport to start out the season.
• Ute soccer gamers making the Pac-12′s All-Tutorial first staff included receiver Britain Covey (3.85 GPA, enterprise); defensive lineman Nick Heninger (3.73, enterprise administration) and defensive again Jaylon Johnson (3.62, enterprise). Second-team picks: defensive again Terrell Burgess (3.29, kinesiology) and punter Mitch Wishnowsky (3.53, kinesiology and bodily schooling educating). Honorable point out: offfensive lineman Jordan Agasiva, defensive again Marquise Blair, offensive lineman Nick Ford, defensive again Javelin Guidry, quarterback Tyler Huntley, tight finish Jake Jackson, defensive again Josh Nurse, offensive lineman Darrin Paulo, defensive linemen John Penisini and Hauati Pututau, quarterback Jason Shelley, receiver Demari Simpkins, defensive lineman Mika Tafua and operating again Mason Woodward.
• The Ute males’s and ladies’s swimming and diving applications have had a robust fall season, breaking data and incomes nationwide recognition. The boys are ranked Nos. 19 and 21 within the Coaches and CollegeSwimming.co polls and the ladies are Nos. 27 and 28. The Utes collectively have damaged 10 faculty data and two males’s relay groups’ greatest occasions are among the many prime 10 within the nation. The Utes will resume their schedule Jan. 25-26 vs. BYU at Don Reddish Pool.