Even though Brandon Davies' violation of BYU's honor code made him fodder for the likes of Conan O'Brien and Jimmy Kimmel last March, the junior forward is well aware the worst taunts and jabs are likely yet to come.
No late-night talk show host can match the creativity or hostility of your average college basketball student section, and the first one to get a crack at Davies is notorious for its antics. In Davies' first game since his season-ending suspension last March, BYU will visit in-state rival Utah State on Friday night.
"Honestly, I personally love playing on the road," Davies said Tuesday. "I love the hostile environment. I don't know what's going to be said, but I'm ready for it. I'm pretty good at ignoring things like that. That's part of the game. It's one of the toughest places to play so we all expect it. But it doesn't matter. It's not going to affect me."
Hostile road crowds were just one of the subjects Davies touched on while making his first public comments s...