BYU’s men’s basketball has arrived in Las Vegas, and got its first look at Orleans Arena on Friday morning. Of course, most of the Cougars have played in the venue that has hosted everything from hockey games to Arena Football League games to rock concerts, but a few — such as Wake Forest transfer Chase Fischer — haven’t played here before.
Fischer said he didn’t make...
Los Angeles • After his team's third-straight West Coast Conference road loss on Thursday night, an 80-74 setback at Pepperdine in which the Cougars blew a 13-point halftime lead, BYU coach Dave Rose refused to use injuries as an excuse.
"We just weren't good enough," Rose said.
The Cougars played without Chase Fischer, their best 3-point shooter. Rose said Fisher "got hit upside...
Malibu, Calif. • Growing up in rural West Virginia, BYU guard Chase Fischer had never heard of Pepperdine University, let alone that the private school just outside of Los Angeles had a pretty good basketball team.
Well, he knows now, and so do the rest of the Cougars. The Waves stunned BYU 67-61 on Jan. 8 in Provo, serving notice that they would be one of the better teams in...
Provo • After scoring 19 points and grabbing five rebounds in 31 minutes during BYU’s 82-77 loss at Saint Mary’s on Saturday night, junior guard Chase Fischer summed up the feelings of the entire team after the Cougars again blew an opportunity to get a NCAA Tournament resume-building win.
“It is going to be tough, sitting on this for a week,” Fischer said.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Chase Fischer and Tyler Haws scored 14 apiece, and Kyle Collinsworth had 15 rebounds and six assists to lead BYU to an 81-46 win over Santa Clara on Thursday.
BYU (12-4, 2-1 West Coast Conference) opened the game with a 12-1 run and Santa Clara (6-8, 1-2) never got closer than eight from there.
Jared Brownridge hit a 3-pointer to pull Santa Clara within...
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January 01, 2015
It may be now or never for Brigham Young University’s men’s basketball team. Playing in the West Coast Conference, nonconference wins are needed for the Cougars. (Outside of Gonzaga, the WCC is fairly weak.) With loses at neutral sites to San Diego State and Purdue in November, and a loss in Provo to no. 13-ranked University of Utah, it is obvious that the rest of the December...
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) Chase Fischer scored 30 points and made nine of his tournament record-tying 10 3-pointers in the first half, leading hot-shooting BYU to a 121-85 rout over Chaminade Tuesday in the Maui Invitational.
BYU (4-1) bounced back from a double-overtime loss to No. 15 San Diego State in its Maui opener by lighting up the Lahaina Civic Center with 17 3-pointers. The...
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November 25, 2014
PROVO, Utah (AP) Chase Fischer scored 19 points, Tyler Haws added 18 with five assists and BYU coasted past Arkansas-Little Rock 91-62 on Tuesday night.
The Cougars shot 53.6 percent from the field and saw 13 players get in on the scoring action. Nate Austin was 4 of 4 with eight points and 11 rebounds.
BYU broke a 21-all tie as Fischer's three-point play ignited a 14-3 run, helping...
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November 19, 2014