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1997-98 Utah Utes Schedule and Results

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Overall: 30-4, .882 W-L% (6th of 306)
Conference: 12-2, 1st in WAC Mountain (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Rick Majerus (30-4)

PS/G: 69.8 (158th of 306) ▪ PA/G: 57.6 (4th of 306)
SRS: 17.06 (18th of 306) ▪ SOS: 4.87 (79th of 306)

NCAA Tournament: (#3 seed in West)
Won West First Round (85-68) versus #14 San Francisco
Won West Second Round (75-69) versus #6 Arkansas
Won West Regional Semifinal (65-62) versus #10 West Virginia
Won West Regional Final (76-51) versus #1 Arizona
Won National Semifinal (65-59) versus #1 North Carolina
Lost National Final (78-69) versus #2 Kentucky

AP Poll Summary

Pre 11/18 11/25 12/2 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 Final
16 16 16 11 9 7 6 4 3 4 4 3 5 5 6 5 5 7

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Sat, Nov 15, 1997 REG Cal State Fullerton Big West W 87 59 1 0 W 1
2 Wed, Nov 19, 1997 REG @ Weber State Big Sky W 87 72 2 0 W 2
3 Sat, Nov 22, 1997 REG Southern Utah Mid-Cont W 66 48 3 0 W 3
4 Tue, Nov 25, 1997 REG @ Loyola Marymount WCC W 89 50 4 0 W 4
5 Sat, Nov 29, 1997 REG California-Irvine Big West W 83 45 5 0 W 5
6 Tue, Dec 2, 1997 REG N Providence Big East W 64 58 6 0 W 6
7 Sat, Dec 6, 1997 REG @ Wake Forest ACC W 62 53 7 0 W 7
8 Wed, Dec 10, 1997 REG Utah State Big West W 71 55 8 0 W 8
9 Sat, Dec 20, 1997 REG N Oregon State Pac-10 W 69 61 9 0 W 9
10 Sat, Dec 27, 1997 REG @ Milwaukee MW Coll W 66 51 10 0 W 10
11 Sat, Jan 3, 1998 REG Rice WAC W 73 65 11 0 W 11
12 Sat, Jan 10, 1998 REG @ Brigham Young WAC W 71 61 12 0 W 12
13 Thu, Jan 15, 1998 REG Colorado State WAC W 65 51 13 0 W 13
14 Sat, Jan 17, 1998 REG Wyoming WAC W 75 58 14 0 W 14
15 Thu, Jan 22, 1998 REG @ Air Force WAC W 57 46 15 0 W 15
16 Sat, Jan 24, 1998 REG @ Nevada-Las Vegas WAC W 67 54 16 0 W 16
17 Thu, Jan 29, 1998 REG Texas-El Paso WAC W 62 56 17 0 W 17
18 Sun, Feb 1, 1998 REG @ New Mexico WAC L 74 77 17 1 L 1
19 Thu, Feb 5, 1998 REG Brigham Young WAC W 83 68 18 1 W 1
20 Sat, Feb 7, 1998 REG @ Rice WAC W 60 49 19 1 W 2
21 Thu, Feb 12, 1998 REG @ Wyoming WAC L 56 62 19 2 L 1
22 Sat, Feb 14, 1998 REG @ Colorado State WAC W 60 48 20 2 W 1
23 Sat, Feb 21, 1998 REG Air Force WAC W 55 41 21 2 W 2
24 Mon, Feb 23, 1998 REG Nevada-Las Vegas WAC W 79 68 22 2 W 3
25 Thu, Feb 26, 1998 REG @ Texas-El Paso WAC W 71 49 23 2 W 4
26 Sat, Feb 28, 1998 REG New Mexico WAC W 65 55 24 2 W 5
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
27 Thu, Mar 5, 1998 CTOURN @ Nevada-Las Vegas WAC L 51 54 24 3 L 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
28 Thu, Mar 12, 1998 NCAA N San Francisco WCC W 85 68 25 3 W 1
29 Sat, Mar 14, 1998 NCAA N Arkansas SEC W 75 69 26 3 W 2
30 Thu, Mar 19, 1998 NCAA N West Virginia Big East W 65 62 27 3 W 3
31 Sat, Mar 21, 1998 NCAA N Arizona Pac-10 W 76 51 28 3 W 4
32 Sat, Mar 28, 1998 NCAA N North Carolina ACC W 65 59 29 3 W 5
33 Mon, Mar 30, 1998 NCAA N Kentucky SEC L 69 78 29 4 L 1