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1996-97 Utah Utes Schedule and Results

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Overall: 29-4, .879 W-L% (3rd of 305)
Conference: 15-1, 1st in WAC Mountain (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Rick Majerus (29-4)

PS/G: 74.2 (71st of 305) ▪ PA/G: 62.0 (24th of 305)
SRS: 17.56 (11th of 305) ▪ SOS: 5.44 (76th of 305)

NCAA Tournament: (#2 seed in West)
Won West First Round (75-61) versus #15 Navy
Won West Second Round (77-58) versus #7 Charlotte
Won West Regional Semifinal (82-77) versus #6 Stanford
Lost West Regional Final (72-59) versus #1 Kentucky

AP Poll Summary

Pre 11/19 11/26 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 3/4 Final
6 4 4 3 9 9 8 7 9 9 5 4 5 5 5 4 3 2

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Tue, Nov 26, 1996 REG @ Utah State Big West W 60 41 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 30, 1996 REG @ Cal State Fullerton Big West W 74 67 2 0 W 2
3 Wed, Dec 4, 1996 REG Southern Utah Ind W 60 40 3 0 W 3
4 Sat, Dec 7, 1996 REG N Arizona Pac-10 L 61 69 3 1 L 1
5 Sat, Dec 14, 1996 REG Weber State Big Sky W 83 48 4 1 W 1
6 Sat, Dec 21, 1996 REG Texas Big 12 W 80 68 5 1 W 2
7 Mon, Dec 23, 1996 REG Milwaukee MW Coll W 77 63 6 1 W 3
8 Sat, Dec 28, 1996 REG @ California-Irvine Big West W 77 50 7 1 W 4
9 Tue, Dec 31, 1996 REG Wake Forest ACC L 59 70 7 2 L 1
10 Sat, Jan 4, 1997 REG Colorado State WAC W 84 63 8 2 W 1
11 Sat, Jan 11, 1997 REG @ Brigham Young WAC W 61 51 9 2 W 2
12 Thu, Jan 16, 1997 REG @ Southern Methodist WAC W 74 57 10 2 W 3
13 Sat, Jan 18, 1997 REG @ Texas Christian WAC W 81 77 11 2 W 4
14 Sat, Jan 25, 1997 REG Rice WAC W 78 58 12 2 W 5
15 Mon, Jan 27, 1997 REG Tulsa WAC W 84 58 13 2 W 6
16 Thu, Jan 30, 1997 REG @ Texas-El Paso WAC W 74 51 14 2 W 7
17 Sat, Feb 1, 1997 REG @ New Mexico WAC L 71 87 14 3 L 1
18 Thu, Feb 6, 1997 REG Brigham Young WAC W 85 49 15 3 W 1
19 Sat, Feb 8, 1997 REG @ Colorado State WAC W 82 67 16 3 W 2
20 Thu, Feb 13, 1997 REG Southern Methodist WAC W 84 63 17 3 W 3
21 Sat, Feb 15, 1997 REG Texas Christian WAC W 94 91 18 3 W 4
22 Sat, Feb 22, 1997 REG @ Tulsa WAC W 56 54 19 3 W 5
23 Mon, Feb 24, 1997 REG @ Rice WAC W 75 66 20 3 W 6
24 Thu, Feb 27, 1997 REG Texas-El Paso WAC W 68 55 21 3 W 7
25 Sat, Mar 1, 1997 REG New Mexico WAC W 78 58 22 3 W 8
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
26 Thu, Mar 6, 1997 CTOURN N Southern Methodist WAC W 59 58 23 3 W 9
27 Fri, Mar 7, 1997 CTOURN N New Mexico WAC W 72 70 24 3 W 10
28 Sat, Mar 8, 1997 CTOURN N Texas Christian WAC W 89 68 25 3 W 11
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
29 Fri, Mar 14, 1997 NCAA N Navy Patriot W 75 61 26 3 W 12
30 Sun, Mar 16, 1997 NCAA N Charlotte CUSA W 77 58 27 3 W 13
31 Thu, Mar 20, 1997 NCAA N Stanford Pac-10 W 82 77 OT 28 3 W 14
32 Sat, Mar 22, 1997 NCAA N Kentucky SEC L 59 72 28 4 L 1