Ted S. Warren, AP
Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak talks to players, including guard Parker Van Dyke (5), during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Washington State, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Pullman, Wash. Utah won 77-70. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

According to a USAToday.com report, Utah’s Larry Krystkowiak is the nation’s eighth highest-paid coach in men’s college basketball at $3.39 million per year.

Krystkowiak ranks second in the Pac-12 behind embattled Arizona coach Sean Miller ($4,054,853).

Oregon’s Dana Altman ($2,700,000) and UCLA’s Steve Alford ($2,604,000) rank third and fourth, respectively.

Arizona State’s Bobby Hurley is fifth in the conference ($2,105,000).

Overall, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski tops the national list with an annual salary of $8,982,325.

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— Marcus Peters is the latest to solicit more respect for Alex Smith.

Kyle Kuzma and Lonzo Ball put on a dunkfest at a practice.

C.J. Cron adjusts to life in the Grapefruit League.

— Check out this week’s Pac-12 press release on men’s basketball and the Hall of Honor.

And last but certainly not least, check out more of DeseretNews.com for comprehensive coverage of the Utes.