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BYU basketball’s season of unfortunate events comes to a close

BYU basketball’s Wednesday night loss to UT Arlington was the perfect summary of the Cougars 2016-17 season: personnel problems, turnovers by the armful and the inability to defend the perimeter. The Cougars never led in the 105-89 loss [...]

UVU basketball accepts bid to College Basketball Invitational

The Utah Valley University men’s basketball team accepted an invitation to play in the College Basketball Invitational on Sunday night. CBI invites 16 teams that weren’t included in the NCAA Tournament to participate in postseason [...]

BYU basketball earns No. 3 seed in NIT, will host UT Arlington

BYU men’s basketball team accepted an invitation to the 2017 National Invitational Tournament on Sunday evening. This is the 12th-consecutive season the Cougars have continued into postseason play. The No. 3 seed BYU (22-11) will host [...]

5 of the best LDS (non-BYU) NCAA Tournament performances

March Madness is here and when this time of year rolls around, it’s fun to reminisce about some of the biggest games, performances and upsets in the NCAA Tournament. When you think of Mormons and the NCAA Tournament, BYU’s Danny Ainge and [...]

2017 Fab 40: Nikki Dabrowski

Age: 24 City: Cedar Hills Casting call Nikki began to cradle her love of lacrosse at Lone Peak High and continued through her BYU years. She’s now facing-off with her second season as head coach of BYU’s women’s team. The show must go [...]

2017 Fab 40: Reno Mahe

Age: 36 City: Lehi Casting call Reno is no stranger to headlines after a football career with the Philadelphia Eagles and a return to BYU as the running backs coach. But the headlines turned tragic when he lost his 3-year-old daughter in November. [...]

UVU basketball builds by providing second chances

It’s been a bit of a roller-coaster ride for the 2016-17 Utah Valley University men’s basketball team, but perhaps that is to be expected. This is a squad filled with players who have hit the restart button on their careers. If [...]

BYU basketball fighting discouragement as conference play closes

Following BYU’s loss to Saint Mary’s on Saturday, BYU freshman TJ Haws called the game “frustrating.” Now BYU coach Dave Rose is worried about discouragement. “The game the other night didn’t turn out the way [...]

‘Frustrating’ loss to Saint Mary’s won’t damper Cougars effort

BYU freshman TJ Haws described Saturday night’s loss perfectly: “frustrating.” “I feel like we are better than we showed tonight,” Haws said. “I think this team is going to stick together and I think we [...]

The return of Nick Emery: Cougars redeem themselves with win over San Diego

BYU fans found an old friend in the Marriott Center on Thursday night — a high-scoring Nick Emery. Emery led the Cougars with 26 points in BYU’s 82–70 win over San Diego and found his hot shooting hand from his freshman season in [...]

Cougars need to find identity, confidence in final weeks of conference play

BYU basketball coach Dave Rose says there are three essential tasks the Cougars need to accomplish in the final weeks of regular season play: find a team identity, gain confidence and become more consistent. With two weeks left in conference [...]

7 Valentine’s Day cards for the BYU sport fan

BYU sport fans are giving fellow fans a reason to chuckle this Valentine’s Day. Here are seven Valentine’s Day cards fans and athletes created for your holiday entertainment: From Jonny Linehan, BYU football punter:   Here’s [...]

What are Utah Valley’s favorite pro franchises (excluding the Jazz)?

When the Detroit Lions hosted the Philadelphia Eagles at Ford Field on Oct. 9, dozens of fans in the stands wore Honolulu blue Lions jerseys with the name “Van Noy” emblazoned on the back. “Are you from Utah, by chance?” a reporter [...]

Cougars hope to break away game curse in back-to-back road games

The Marriott Center has been good to the BYU basketball team in the 2016-17 season — other arenas have not. But the BYU basketball team is ready to break the road game curse.  Thus far this season, the Cougars (17–8, 8–4) have only [...]

BYU basketball’s L.J. Rose undergoing right knee surgery

BYU basketball’s lone remaining senior, L.J. Rose, will undergo surgery on his right knee Friday. “L.J.’s dealing with a sore knee,” said BYU coach Dave Rose following practice on Tuesday. “He’s had it for [...]

Why BYU fans shouldn’t be too disappointed in the loss to No. 1 Gonzaga

  It wasn’t the result Cougar fans hoped for when they filled the Marriott Center to capacity Thursday night, but it wasn’t a complete disappointment. BYU’s basketball team lost 85–75 to No. 1 Gonzaga. It was the first [...]

5 major recruits BYU landed on national signing day and 5 that got away

BYU did not make a huge splash on national signing day on Wednesday in terms of reeling in a slew of highly rated recruits. The Cougars brought in a 2017 class mostly composed of players who committed early and flew under the radar. Major recruiting [...]

BYU ROC camping outside Marriott Center to fulfill 6th-man role against Gonzaga

Student athletes sacrifice a lot. They spend countless hours training and traveling for games. However, the players aren’t the only ones that make sacrifices — the fans do, too. At least, the BYU ROC (BYU’s student section [...]

Cougars hope competitive practices are enough to push them past No. 1 Gonzaga

The odds are stacked against the Cougars in their Thursday night matchup against No. 1 Gonzaga. As the top ranked team in the country, the Bulldogs (22-0, 10-0) are easily striding past their opponents with a 23.8 point average scoring margin. “There [...]

Rising stars from BYU’s 2017 national signing day class

Versatility is the defining characteristic for BYU’s latest crop of new players. The Cougars brought in many players on 2017 National Signing Day who can play at multiple positions on both offense and defense. BYU announced 24 high school [...]