Utah basketball: Coach Craig Smith describes Utes’ 2022-23 roster

Utah center Branden Carlson shoots over Oregon center Franck Kepnang. The Utes still have one final scholarship available for the upcoming season.

Thomas Boyd, Associated Press

For all intents and purposes, the second year of the Craig Smith era began earlier this week at the University of Utah’s Jon M. and Karen Huntsman Basketball Facility on campus, as returning players joined newcomers to begin summer workouts and conditioning sessions.

No fewer than 15 players are on the recently released roster — 12 scholarship players and three walk-ons — but that doesn’t mean the Utes aren’t still looking to add another scholarship player to reach the maximum of 13 if the right fit comes along, Smith told the Deseret News on Tuesday.

“We are still recruiting some guys. We will see what happens. We are definitely not of the mindset that we just gotta sign a guy to sign a guy. It has to make sense in every facet.” — Craig Smith

“We are still recruiting some guys,” Smith said. “We will see what happens. We are definitely not of the mindset that we just gotta sign a guy to …read more

Source:: Deseret News – Sports News

      

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