Utah basketball asks California signee Josh Hearlihy for a release from the program's scholarship obligation. Hearlihy released a statement to the Los Angeles Times. Check out The Sporting News report.

Tony Bergstrom is rated as a solid third-round prospect by ESPN draft expert Todd McShay.

— Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News picks Utah 11th in his early look at Pac-12 basketball in 2012-13.

— Listen to recent comments by Kyle Whittingham and John White on ESPN 700.

— Former Ute C.J. Cron goes 5-for-5.