Collinsworth's 12th triple-double highlights BYU's NIT win

PROVO, Utah (AP) Chase Fischer scored 27 points with seven 3-pointers, Kyle Collinsworth posted his 12th career triple-double with 19 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists and BYU beat UAB 97-79 on Wednesday night in the NIT first round. It was the sixth time this season that Collinsworth has reached the feat, which equaled last season's total. After UAB trailed by 21 at halftime...
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March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Balanced BYU ousts Santa Clara from WCC tourney, 72-60

LAS VEGAS (AP) Kyle Collinsworth, the West Coast Conference Player of the Year, scored 13 points and had two key assists late in the game as Brigham Young defeated Santa Clara 72-60 in the quarterfinal round of the WCC basketball tournament on Saturday. BYU (23-9) will face the winner of No. 2 seed Gonzaga-No. 7 Portland in a semifinal on Monday. Gonzaga has eliminated BYU in...
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March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

BYU Basketball’s Kyle Collinsworth named WCC Player of the Year

BYU guard Kyle Collinsworth was named West Coast Conference Player of the Year Tuesday, and there is no player more deserving of the honor. During the WCC Tournament of his sophomore season, Collinsworth tore his ACL and his return to basketball appeared to be in jeopardy. Collinsworth returned to the court the next season and was even better than his previous form. A senior for...
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

BYU tops Portland 99-81; Collinsworth has 11th triple-double

PROVO, Utah (AP) Kyle Collinsworth had his fifth triple-double of the season, increasing his NCAA career record to 11, and six players scored in double figures as BYU rolled to a 99-81 win over Portland on Thursday night. Collinsworth had 14 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high 16 assists, for the Cougars (22-8, 13-4 West Coast Conference), who led 53-26 at halftime on the way...
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February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Collinsworth's 10th triple-double lifts BYU past LMU 91-80

LOS ANGELES (AP) Nick Emery scored 24 points, Chase Fisher added 20, Kyle Collinsworth had his 10th career triple-double and BYU took control in the second half Thursday night to defeat Loyola Marymount 91-80. Emery had 16 points in the second half when the Cougars (14-6, 5-2 West Coast) shot 59 percent. Collinsworth finished with 10 points, 13 rebounds and a career-high 15 assists...
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January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

BYU Basketball’s Kyle Collinsworth breaks triple-double record

On Sunday morning the NCAA sat down to review all of the stat lines for Saturday evening games. Kyle Collinsworth had come within one rebound of history. Big Russia, a nickname Collinsworth had received while on an LDS mission to Russia, had overcome so much adversity. Fighting injuries in is early collegiate career had put questions behind his play making ability. Following the...
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU Basketball: The big problem

As BYU (15-7, 5-4) hit the floor at the Marriot Center tonight, they will find themselves in the same situation they were in a year ago. A 5-4 conference record, with loses coming to teams they should have beat. A year ago, BYU went on to finish the regular season winning eight of nine games. During that streak they beat Saint Mary’s at McKeon Pavilion and no.22nd ranked Gonzaga...
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU Basketball: The Collinsworth Key

It wasn’t much of surprise when the buzzer sounded in Stockton, California. The Cougars beat Pacific and Kyle Collinsworth collected his fourth triple-double this season with an 11 rebound, 11 assist and 17 point outing. Coming off an ACL tear, against Gonzaga, in last year’s WCC championship game in March, nobody was sure how Collinsworth would return this season. Especially since...
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU Basketball: Live with it, Carlino fans–Collinsworth is more important

Aside from the unstoppable Tyler Haws, Kyle Collinsworth is the most important player on this BYU basketball squad. Hands down. Bar none. No doubt about it. Tonight’s game proved that. Yes, even more important that Matt Carlino. Carlino’s impressive run to finish the regular season (and some pressure from Twitter icon and Carlino idolizer @PostJimmer) had me thinking maybe the UCLA...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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