Recent Articles by Carter Williams
Published: Monday, March 23, 2015 10:24 pm MDT
Pac-12 Conference teams are 7-1 after the first two rounds, despite what many considered a “down year” for the Pac-12. The only team eliminated, Oregon, lost after a close battle with Wisconsin on S...
Video: Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak nails trick shot before talking to media, featured on ESPN's SportsCenter
Published: Monday, March 23, 2015 7:08 pm MDT
Watch Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak bounce in his half-court attempt and act as if it's nothing new.
Georgia State coach Ron Hunter: ‘No greater moment’ than watching son hit game-winning shot in major upset
Published: Friday, March 20, 2015 12:57 pm MDT
For Georgia State coach Ron Hunter, there was no greater moment than watching his son hit the game-winning shot that knocked off No. 3 Baylor.
Published: Thursday, March 19, 2015 4:26 pm MDT
As the Alabama-Birmingham team celebrated a stunning upset over No. 3 seed Iowa State Thursday afternoon, many hoops fans that haven't followed UAB all season long may have noticed that the Blazers' shoes don't...
Deseret News Sports Podcast: Breaking down Utah, BYU and the NCAA tournament with analytics expert Ken Pomeroy
Published: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:00 am MDT
College basketball statistical expert Ken Pomeroy stops by the Deseret News Sports podcast to give his insight on the scientific side of college hoops as the tournament begins. We're talking favorites, Cinderel...
Published: Monday, March 16, 2015 1:49 pm MDT
After an entertaining year of basketball, 12 teams in the western region made it into this year’s NCAA tournament with a good mix of projected national-title contenders and potential Cinderella stories.
Published: Sunday, March 15, 2015 1:49 pm MDT
The bracket is set as the 2015 NCAA tournament field was announced Sunday. On Tuesday, the field was narrowed further, as Mississippi beat BYU and Hampton defeated Manhattan in First Four games. Two more First ...
Published: Saturday, March 14, 2015 1:38 am MDT
There are always two sides to every story. While Oregon celebrates its run to a Pac-12 title game appearance, Utah is happy that its season isn’t over after Oregon guard Joseph Young hit a stunning game-w...
No-brainer: With stock rising, SLCC alum Gary Payton II chooses chasing diploma, leadership over early NBA entry
Published: Thursday, March 12, 2015 3:09 am MDT
Once considered a non-prospect son of an NBA legend, SLCC alum Gary Payton II blossomed immediately at Oregon State. But instead of dwelling on leaving early for the NBA, he wants to keep a promise to his mothe...
Deseret News Sports Podcast: Talking BYU's NCAA tournament odds; Was Delon Wright snubbed as player of the year?
Published: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:00 am MDT
DeseretNews.com writers Carter Williams and Brandon Judd record from Las Vegas the scene of four conference tournaments. They discuss BYU's loss in the WCC tournament on Tuesday, and how Delon Wright will res...