Kyle Kuzma broke out of a scoring slump at just the right time, missing one shot while scoring 23 points to help lift No. 12 Utah to an 80-72 win over Southern California Thursday night in the Pac-12 quarterfinals.
2014-15 Started 27 of the 28 games that he played in during the 2014-15 season … averaged 10.0 points per game, while shooting 41.6 percent (89-214) from the field and 43.5 percent (54-124) from the three-point line, where he ranked fourth in the Pac-12 … led the team with an 87.3 shooting percentage (48-55) from the charity stripe … fourth on the team with 109 total rebounds and 3.9 boards per game average … had 28 assists, six blocks and 17 steals … scored a season-high 18 points on two separate occasions against Ball State (11/14) and Stanford (3/12) … scored in double-figures in 18 of 28 games … recorded his only double-double of the season with 11 points and 10 boards at Colorado (2/7) … collected a season-high three steals against Washington State (1/21) … tallied a season-best 83.3 shooting percentage (5-6) against Carroll College (12/30).
2013-14 Member of Pac-12 All-Star Team headed to China ... First Pac-12 Player of the Week in program history on Dec. 16 ... Finished second in minutes played among Pac-12 players at 36.28 per contest ... Finished 12th in scoring at 14.7 points per game ... Placed 10th in rebounding at 7.0 per game and seventh in defensive rebounds with 5.58 per game ... Was 10th in free-throw percentage at 80.4 percent ... Started all 33 games for the Utes ... Scored his career-high of 27 points while also notching a personal-best three blocks in a win over Idaho State ... First double-double of the season occurred when he scored 24 points (career-high 11 free-throws) and grabbed 13 rebounds, while also setting a personal-best with three steals vs. Evergreen State ... went on to notch double-doubles in the next two games and set his career-highs for rebounds against UC Davis (11-15) and Grand Canyon (15-15) ... Had his first Pac-12 double-double of the season with 16 points and 13 rebounds in a win over Washington ... Also amassed double-doubles vs. Fresno State (13-11) and Texas State (14-10) ... Had 21 points and six rebounds in the annual rivalry win over BYU .... Scored 22 points and grabbed six rebounds at Arizona State ... Had 21 points and seven rebounds in the win over Colorado ... Scored 21 points and grabbed five rebounds against No. 10 Oregon ... Finished two points shy of his career-high with 25 and nine rebounds vs. Savannah State ... Tallied 19 points on the strength of a career-high four three-pointers, and eight rebounds at USC ... Totaled 13 points and nine rebounds vs. Washington in the Pac-12 Tournament victory … Finished with 19 points and five rebounds at Boise State ... Finished with 17 points and nine rebounds in the win over No. 25 UCLA ... Amassed 18 points and six rebounds in a win over Arizona State ... Scored 16 points and five rebounds in a win over USC ... Picked up 13 points and five rebounds in a contest at No. 1 Arizona ... Finished with 15 points and five rebounds at Washington State ... Racked up 12 points and six rebounds in a victory at California ... Notched 14 points and seven rebounds in a win over Lamar ... Also scored in double figures vs. Oregon State, vs. Washington State, at Washington and the NIT matchup at Saint Mary’s ... Tallied his career-high of five assists in a contest at Colorado.
2012-13 Played in all but one game for the Utes during his freshman season ... Finished ninth in the league in rebounding ... Ranked 15th in free-throw percentage at 76.2 ... Placed seventh in three-point field goal percentage at 38.9 ... Finished 10th in offensive rebounding and 14th in defensive rebounding ... Ranked among the top 25 in the league in scoring ... Ranked 14th in steals with 1.2 per game ... Ranked fifth all-time in scoring average and seventh in rebounding average for a freshman at 12.1/7.0 ... Notched a double-double in his collegiate debut with 18 points and 10 rebounds, while adding four assists against Willamette University ... Scored 24 points while grabbing nine rebounds against Cal State Northridge ... Had 22 points and nine rebounds in the win over Wright State ... Scored 20 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out five assists in the Pac-12 Tournament quarterfinal win over Cal ... Scored 17 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and dished out three assists in a win over Oregon State ... Snatched 12 rebounds in a win against Idaho State ... Recorded his second double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds at SMU ... Had 15 points and 10 rebounds in a win over the College of Idaho ... Had 17 points, eight rebounds and five assists in Utah’s road win vs. Texas State ... Chipped in 15 points and nine rebounds in the Pac-12 Tournament win over USC ... Had 11 points and five rebounds in the win over Boise State ... Scored 14 points in the contest at BYU ... Had 17 points and four rebounds in a game at nationally-ranked Arizona ... Had 11 points and six rebounds vs. UCLA ... Scored 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds vs. USC ... Had 17 points, five rebounds and four assists in the win at Washington ... Narrowly missed a double-double with 12 points and nine rebounds vs. Cal ... Scored 14 at Oregon ... Notched 13 points and six rebounds and in the win over ASU ... Had 12 points and seven rebounds at Colorado ... Scored 11 points and grabbed six rebounds at Stanford ... Had 14 points, seven rebounds, three assists and three steals in the win over eventual Pac-12 champion Oregon ... Narrowly missed double-doubles with nine points and 11 rebounds at ASU and at Cal ... Blocked a pair of shots against SMU.
High School Named the 2012 5A Player of the Year in Utah, leading the state in scoring and rebounding ... led West Jordan High School to 21 wins, with 18 double-doubles ... won the 3-point contest and scored 26 points in the ensuing exhibtion game at the BallisLife All-American Game in Fullerton, Calif., in June...in the fall of 2011, was ranked among the ESPNU 100, which lists the top 100 recruits in the nation ... also ranked No. 28 among the ESPNU Top 50 small forwards in the country and listed at No. 27 by Scout.com ... the top-rated recruit from the state of Utah ... led West Jordan HS to the 2011 region championship as a junior, earning league MVP honors, and a state finals appearance ... named first-team all-state as a junior in 2011 after earning second-team honors as a sophomore ... owns two of WJHS’s top-10 season records in scoring, rebounding and blocks, including the school record in each category ... registered a school record-setting junior season that saw him average 23.5 points, 10.0 rebounds and 2.2 blocks per game ... also posted the schools fifth all-time best steals average at 2.04 ... led his AAU team, Utah Pump-N-Run, to a surprise semifinals appearance at the Adidas Super 64 tournament in Las Vegas in the summer of 2011.
Personal Jordan Loveridge is the son of Bill and Latrill Loveridge ... born Nov. 26, 1993 ... major is undeclared.