BYU Basketball: The Bench Problem

A dive into BYU’s bench problems and injury impact What happened to BYU’s bench? In the WCC tournament game against LMU, BYU’s starters scored 88 points. The team scored 89 points. The bench scored in single digits ten times this year. Villanova, a team which is similar to BYU in terms of bench, has only two-three regular bench regular bench players. Villanova’s bench...
Via Vanquish the Foe
March 14, 2017

After Gonzaga win, BYU basketball gives doubting fans plenty of reason for hope

If you gave up on the young Cougars already, you abandoned ship way too soon. BYU Cougars fans will not soon forget their basketball team’s stunning win over top-ranked and undefeated Gonzaga in hostile territory on Saturday evening. The upset victory has seemed to instill a renewed sense of energy into a fanbase that had grown increasingly despondent over what most considered...
Via Vanquish the Foe
March 01, 2017

BYU point guard L.J. Rose to undergo knee surgery Friday

PROVO, Utah (AP) BYU point guard L.J. Rose is scheduled to have surgery Friday to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. The school said a timeline for his return will be decided after the surgery. Rose has started all 25 games in his first year with the Cougars after transferring from Houston. He leads the team with 4.5 assists per game to go along with 5.5 points and 4.6...
Via Associated Press
February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

BYU Basketball senior guard LJ Rose to have knee surgery on Friday

The Cougars lose their starting point guard. The BYU Cougars basketball team is going to take a hit to their guard line. Today, it was announced that BYU senior guard LJ Rose has suffered an injury to his knee. Rose — a team captain — has started every single game for the Cougars this season. He is averaging 5.5 points and 4.6 rebounds while leading the Y with his 4.5 assists...
Via Vanquish the Foe
February 08, 2017

BYU basketball: L.J. Rose getting surgery on right knee

BYU basketball suffered a big blow on Wednesday, losing point guard L.J. Rose to knee surgery. BYU basketball senior point guard L.J. Rose will have knee surgery on Friday to repair the meniscus in his right knee. Rose is a senior captain and the starting point guard for BYU basketball. He was experience knee pain […] BYU basketball: L.J. Rose getting surgery on right knee - Lawless...
Via Lawless Republic
February 08, 2017

Prized trio from same high school finally together at BYU

PROVO, Utah (AP) BYU coach Dave Rose has been waiting for this moment for four years. The program struck recruiting gold when it landed the major pieces from the 2012-13 Lone Peak High School national championship team - four-star recruits Nick Emery, Eric Mika and T.J. Haws. But then the challenges of recruiting to BYU kicked in and all three went on Mormon church missions at...
Via Associated Press
December 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Mika, Rose lead BYU to 77-63 win over Utah State

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Eric Mika scored 20 points, L.J. Rose added 18 - combining for 28 points in the second half - and BYU turned back in-state rival Utah State 77-63 at a neutral site on Wednesday night. The Cougars (5-2) won their 11th straight at Vivint Smart Home Arena, where they have played at least once a year since 2007. It was their third straight win over the Aggies at...
Via Associated Press
November 30, 2016  |  Discuss

BYU snaps skid, beats Utah State 77-63 behind L.J. Rose’s do-it-all effort

Was that Kyle Collingsworth out there? L.J. Rose did his best Kyle Collingsworth impression Wednesday night. The senior had 18 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists in BYUs 77-63 win over Utah State, and came through when the cold-shooting Cougars needed him most.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
November 30, 2016

Former Houston guard L.J. Rose to transfer to BYU

PROVO, Utah (AP) Former Houston guard L.J. Rose has decided to transfer to BYU, coach Dave Rose said Tuesday. He will be eligible to play as a graduate-transfer senior during the upcoming season. Rose averaged 5.7 points and 3.6 assists during stints at Baylor and Houston. He's played in 82 games and started 44. The 6-foot-3 Houston native played just two games last season due...
Via Associated Press
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Houston G L.J. Rose may not return until conference play

Houston guard L.J. Rose suffered a foot injury in January, which ended his 2014-15 season. That same injury will reportedly give Rose a delayed start for this season.Houston head coach Kelvin Sampson told Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports on Tuesday that Rose may not return to the team until the start of American Athletic Conference play, which for the Cougars, begins on Dec. 30 against...
Via FOX Sports
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

College Basketball News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Meet your Stanley Cup finalists: Nashville Predators

Getaway Day: There's a murderer's row in the NL West

Journey to the Stanley Cup Final: Pittsburgh Penguins

Best of Yardbarker: Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines

The 'More like Whiffer, Texas Ranger...amirite?' quiz

Stanley Cup Final: A David vs. Goliath matchup that's not as lopsided as it may appear

Manu Ginobili gave life to the San Antonio Spurs

The Rewind: Vince Carter's graduation day celebration that wasn't

The 10 best sports docs available for streaming

Kicking It: East is East, and West is West

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker