Lennie Mahler, Deseret News
J.J. O'Brien blocks a layup by UNLV's Oscar Bellfield in the first half. The Utes lost to UNLV 78-58 at the Huntsman Center Saturday, March 5, 2011.

ESPN 700's Bill Riley and Spence Checketts caught up with Ute basketball coach Larry Krystkowiak, who offered insight on a variety of topics. An update on J.J. O'Brien is included.

CBSSports.com provides some insight on how the Pac-12's lucrative television deal with ESPN and Fox came to fruition.

The Arizona Republic is reporting that Utah has offered Phoenix Desert Vista High School junior offensive lineman J.J. Dielman a scholarship.

A young Pine View High School lineman accepts an early offer from Arizona. Utah reportedly has shown interest in the 6-foot-3, 300-pound center, who won't graduate from high school until 2013.

And finally, ESPN.com is asking fans who will win the inaugural Pac-12 football title. Utah joins Arizona State, Oregon, Stanford and USC on the poll.

Red roundup is a sampling of Utah Utes news on the Web. It is compiled each weekday.