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Utah basketball: Utes get blown out 81-45 at Cal

Utah basketball: Utes get blown out 81-45 at Cal

By Bill Oram
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Jan 15, 2012 11:25PM MDT

Berkeley, Calif. • Two days after their best road performance of the season, the Utes reverted to familiar bad habits Saturday, missing open shots and playing sloppy defense, all while committing turnovers and other crimes against basketball in an 81-45 loss to California.
“They’re a markedly better basketball team than we are,” Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak said.
That’s an unending truth of this rebuilding season for Krystkowiak’s Utes. However, in their past three games against conference teams...

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