BYU basketball steadily improving, ready to bounce back from loss

BYU basketball was on a nine-game winning streak until Saint Mary’s showed up in Provo on Saturday. Despite leading the majority of the game, the Cougars lost 74–64 to the Gaels in overtime. The loss was disappointing, but BYU coach Dave Rose said the game “gives us a good benchmark of where we are.” Last season, the […]

Mika’s second half dominance secures BYU win over San Francisco

When Eric Mika is on fire, BYU is on fire. It’s a simple equation. BYU rode Mika’s career-high 31 points to defeat San Francisco 85–75 at the Marriott Center on Thursday night. “I think I was able to finish some shots that maybe normally (I don’t). I’ve been tending to go up and trying to […]

Old, new and unusual await Cougars in matchup against San Francisco

It’s a mix of the old, the new and the unusual for BYU’s matchup against San Francisco on Thursday night at the Marriott Center. What’s old is the Dons prowess as a 3-point shooting team. What’s new is the leadership behind USF with first-year head coach Kyle Smith. “You’re anxious to see if you’ve got […]