Larry Krystowiak is armed with one of the youngest, most inexperienced rosters in the country.
Of the 13 players who have seen action for the Utes, a whopping 12 are listed as either freshmen or sophomores. The 13th, Alfonso Plummer, is a junior, but is in his first season with Utah after spending his first two at JUCO power Arizona Western College.
For some perspective, there are 353 Division I teams. Utah is ranked 352nd nationally in experience by authoritative statistics-driven website KenPom.com.
A lot of these kids, specifically the eight first-year players that have seen action, haven’t experienced much, but they’re about to.