April 3Majerus named head coach at Utah, following a 29-3 season at Ball State, three weeks after Lynn Archibald was let go.
Nov. 24Wins his first game at Utah, 100-76, over Cal State Stanislaus.
Dec. 14Just six games into the season, Majerus undergoes septuple bypass open heart surgery. He sits out remainder of year while team finishes 16-14.
March 4Named WAC coach of the year after taking a team picked to finish 6th in the WAC to a championship with a 15-1 record. Later named UPI national coach of the year.
March 21Utah completes 30-4 season with loss to unbeaten UNLV in the West Regionals in Seattle.
MarchMentioned as a possible candidate for open coaching jobs at UNLV and Wisconsin.
April 1Utes finish tumultuous 24-11 season with win over Florida in consolation game at NIT. With 9 seconds left and Utah clinging to a one point lead, Majerus is slapped with a technical foul, and the Utes lose to Notre Dame in the semifinals.
March 21After making the NCAAs as a No. 8 seed and defeating Pittsburgh, Utah is eliminated by Kentucky 83-62 (get used to it) in Nashville.
March 10Utes complete trying season wracked by suspensions and injuries. They finish at 14-14 and suffer a 31-point loss to BYU in the WAC tournament.
MarchMentioned prominently as a candidate for Pittsburgh coaching vacancy.
SummerServes as assistant coach for Dream Team II at World Championships in Toronto.
March 19Young Ute team led by Keith Van Horn, Utes suffers second-round loss to Mississippi State.
March 21Utah completes a 27-7 season with blowout loss to eventual national champion Kentucky in Minneapolis.
March 22After sweeping through WAC tournament and three NCAA games, Utes' season comes to an end in the round of the Elite Eight in San Jose to, who else, Kentucky.
MayMajerus turns down a multimillion-dollar offer to coach Golden State Warriors of the NBA.
March 30Utes lose national championship game to Kentucky, 78-69, in San Antonio.
AprilMajerus turns down offers for Arizona State and Texas head coaching jobs following weeks of courtship.
Utes head into NCAA tournament with a 22-game winning streak and Midwest Regional No. 2 seed.
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