Go Utes!
Go Utes!


  Chris Grant
Chris Grant

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Salt Lake City

High School:
East HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L

Fast Facts
Grant is in his fourth season with the Utes after joining the team as a non-scholarship player in 2004-05 ... earned a starting role in the middle of the 2005-06 season ... hard worker ... good basketball intelligence ... plays primarily at the two guard position, but can play the point.

Junior (2006-07)
Started three games and played in 18 contests ... played at least 10 minutes in five games ... scored in three games ... season-highs of six points, three assists and 19 minutes played against Southern Utah ... hit both of his field goals and both free throws versus the Thunderbirds ... also had a season-high three assists against both Rice and Colorado State (Jan. 9) ... season-best five rebounds in 15 minutes against UNLV in the MWC Tournament quarterfinals ... three points, making 1-of-2 3-pointers, in seven minutes versus BYU (Jan. 31) ... highest number of minutes played in conference action was 14 against Air Force (Feb. 14).

Sophomore (2005-06)
Played in 26 games with 16 starts, averaging 17.0 minutes per game ... led the Utes in assists six times ... averaged 2.88 assists per game in conference play to lead the Utes and rank ninth in the MWC ... also had a 1.59 assist/turnover ratio while averaging 3.3 points and 3.1 rebounds in league games ... established his career high with eight points (2-4 FG, 1-1 3FG, 3-4 FT) in 22 minutes against UNLV (Jan. 21) ... tied his top mark with eight points (3-4 FG, 1-2 3FG, 1-2 FT) and set a career high with seven rebounds in 26 minutes against BYU (Feb. 8) ... career-high seven assists (two turnovers), five points and three rebounds in 24 minutes against Wyoming (Mar. 4) ... five assists, four points and three rebounds at BYU (Jan. 7) ... five assists (no turnovers) against San Diego State (Jan. 11) ... seven points (3-6 FG, 1-3 3FG), five boards and three assists in a career-high 35 minutes at Colorado State (Jan. 14) ... five points, four rebounds and four assists in 28 minutes at New Mexico (Feb. 4).

Freshman (2004-05)
Appeared in 17 games with one start ... averaged 3.5 minutes per game ... played at least 10 minutes twice ... scored in five games ... season-high six points (1-3 FG, 4-5 FT), a rebound and a steal in a season-high 16 minutes against Whitworth ... three points, three rebounds, three assists and three steals in 12 minutes against Montana-Western ... three points while making his only shot from beyond the arc at Wyoming (Jan. 15) ... made a three-pointer and had a rebound at Colorado State (Jan. 17) ... academic all-Mountain West Conference.

High School
Honorable mention all-state in Class 4A in 2000-01 as a senior at East High School ... averaged 17.2 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.0 steals per game as a senior ... scored a career-high 30 points against Woods Cross ... hit six three-pointers in the first half at Murray in both his junior and senior years.

Personal
CChristopher Randal Grant is the son of Randal and Ann Grant ... born Feb. 1, 1983 ... married to Ashley Swan on June 16, 2007 ... oldest player on the team (24) ... grandfather Fred Weidner played at Utah 1946-49 and was on the 1947 NIT championship team ... has two older brothers and one older sister ... business major.

Utah.edu Pac-12 Utah Utah Sports Properties