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BYU Basketball: Saint Mary’s game may be the biggest game of the season

BYU basketball is 17-4 and receiving no respect from the NCAA ranking committees. The Cougars will have a chance on Thursday to gain respect though, perhaps for the last time. So far this season, BYU basketball hasn’t been in the national spotlight at all. The Cougars haven’t been brought up in Joe Lunardi’s Bracketology – […] BYU Basketball: Saint Mary’s game may be the biggest...
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26 days ago

BYU Football Recruiting: Cougars land 2018 LB commit out of Southern California; extend offer to 2019 DB / WR

BYU added another piece to is 2018 class A couple of pieces of recruiting news today coming out of Southern California for BYU, as they added a commit to the 2018 class and extended an offer to a defensive back in the 2019 class. Alexander Miskela, a linebacker out of Bellflower, CA, announced on Twitter that he had committed to play for BYU. The 6’2’’, 220 lbs defensive standout...
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27 days ago

BYU basketball: The TJ Haws Effect

There’s been an offensive explosion for BYU basketball over the last four games, and TJ Haws has fueled that fire. It’s all about efficiency. BYU basketball is on a four-game winning streak. It’s their second-longest streak of the year, and they’ve won the four by an average of 21.5 points per game. Yes, the competition […] BYU basketball: The TJ Haws Effect - Lawless Republic -...
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27 days ago

BYU football: Cougars schedule games with North Carolina State

BYU football and North Carolina State have scheduled games for the 2024 and 2030 seasons. It will be a first-time meeting for the two universities. BYU football announced on Monday that it has scheduled a home-and-home series with the North Carolina State Wolfpack. The first game of the series will take place in Raleigh, North […] BYU football: Cougars schedule games with North Carolina...
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28 days ago

The BYU Cougars are going back to North Carolina, this time to face a Power 5 opponent

The BYU Cougars have announced a home-and-home football series with the North Carolina State Wolfpack. The two games are a little ways off. Game one will be played in 2024, and game two in 2030.Two reasons for Cougar fans to be excited about this series are 1) North Carolina State is a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (Power 5), and 2) Game one will be played in November ...
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28 days ago

BYU football recruiting: Cougars get commitment from LB Viliami Tausinga

BYU football picked up a commitment from a talented linebacker over the weekend as three-star recruit Viliami Tausinga is coming to Provo. Viliami Tausinga – second cousin of BYU football’s Kesni Tausinga – is coming to BYU football. The three-star (according to 247Sports) linebacker announced his commitment to the Cougars on his Twitter account. ’4 […] BYU football recruiting: Cougars...
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28 days ago

T.J. Haws breaks out as BYU Basketball outlasts San Diego

T.J. Haws has been playing better on offense lately and his positive trend continued, while BYU used zone defense effectively to stifle the Toreros. TJ Haws matched his season high of 24 points on 10/14 shooting as the BYU Cougars (17-4, 6-2) withstood a tough test from San Diego, defeating the Toreros (13-7, 4-4) by a score of 74-58 in a game that was much closer than the final...
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January 20, 2018

All signs point to BYU adding former player Preston Hadley as assistant football coach

Preston Hadley (left), pictured with Kelly Bills, returns to his alma mater to coach football (Brandon Garside, Standard-Examiner). With the NCAA allowing schools to add an additional assistant coach this season, there has been much anticipation who the BYU Cougars would hire for that position. All signs are pointing to former cornerback Preston Hadley being that person. His LinkedIn...
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January 19, 2018

BYU football reportedly hires Preston Hadley as 10th assistant coach

BYU football may have hired its 10th assistant coach, as Preston Hadley now shows up in the university’s staff directory. It looks like Preston Hadley is returning to BYU football. While BYU has yet to confirm anything – the university does list Hadley in its staff directory as an “assistant football coach.” Garrett McClintock, a […] BYU football reportedly hires Preston Hadley as...
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January 19, 2018

BYU football: Advantages that the Cougars have in recruiting

National Signing Day is less than one month away. With so many recruits still deciding where they should go, it often can come down to the small details that can sway a recruit to come to BYU football over others College Football National Signing Day is right around the corner. This year, in particular, there […] BYU football: Advantages that the Cougars have in recruiting - Lawless...
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January 19, 2018

BYU basketball: Cougars start hot in win over Loyola Marymount

BYU basketball, thanks to Elijah Bryant, got off to a scorching start en route to a win over Loyola Marymount on Thursday night. The Cougars are now 16-4. It didn’t take long for BYU basketball to set the tone against lowly Loyola Marymount on Thursday night. In the blink of an eye, the Cougars had […] BYU basketball: Cougars start hot in win over Loyola Marymount - Lawless Republic...
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January 19, 2018

BYU football: Cougars’ 2019 football schedule finalized

BYU football will be hosting some of the nation’s biggest programs in 2019. Here’s a look at the full, finalized schedule for the Cougars. At this point, everyone is awaiting BYU football’s 2018 season. Cougar Nation is nervously hoping for a rebound season after a dismal 4-0 campaign a year ago. But now we also […] BYU football: Cougars’ 2019 football schedule finalized - Lawless...
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January 18, 2018

BYU’s dynamic duo of Elijah Bryant and Yoeli Childs is wreaking havoc on opponents

How do Elijah and Yoeli stack up against other great BYU duos? Watching BYU hoops, it is evident that Elijah Bryant and Yoeli Childs shoulder the offensive burden this season. Childs and Bryant are second and third in West Coast Conference scoring, respectively. San Diego is the only other team that has two players in the top ten of scoring. Compared to previous Cougar seasons...
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January 18, 2018

BYU football: Can Cougars land Hawaii WR Dylan Collie?

BYU football has a great chance to improve its receiving corp, as Hawaii wide receiver Dylan Collie has announced he’s leaving the Rainbow Warriors. BYU football’s offensive struggles were well documented last season. Things were so bad it resulted in an entirely new offensive staff being brought in – and now that staff is out […] BYU football: Can Cougars land Hawaii WR Dylan Collie...
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January 18, 2018

BYU football: Cougars offer 8th grader Raleek Brown

For BYU football, recruiting never ends. As Signing Day 2018 approaches, the Cougars tried to bolster their 2022 class, offering Raleek Brown. If there’s something you can’t knock BYU football head coach Kalani Sitake and his staff on, it’s recruiting. Sitake and Co. really love recruiting, meeting players and their families. And they’re not just […] BYU football: Cougars offer 8th...
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January 18, 2018

BYU basketball: Ryan Andrus, Braiden Shaw done for season

BYU basketball’s post depth won’t improve too much this season, as head coach Dave Rose announced that Braiden Shaw and Ryan Andrus are both done for the season. BYU basketball forwards Braiden Shaw and Ryan Andrus will miss the remainder of the 2017-18 season due to injuries. Dave Rose made the announcement during his weekly […] BYU basketball: Ryan Andrus, Braiden Shaw done for...
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January 17, 2018

BYU basketball: Yoeli Childs named WCC Player of the Week

BYU basketball’s Yoeli Childs had a great week and the West Coast Conference is rewarding him for it, naming the star big man the Player of the Week (Jan. 7-14). BYU basketball’s star big man Yoeli Childs had himself one heck of a two-game stretch against Pepperdine and Santa Clara. Now the West Coast Conference […] BYU basketball: Yoeli Childs named WCC Player of the Week - Lawless...
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January 15, 2018

BYU basketball: Cougars roll Santa Clara on Saturday night

BYU basketball had lost its last two Saturday games, but that trend didn’t continue tonight as the Cougars rolled the Santa Clara Broncos 84-50. For BYU basketball on Saturday night, the rim seemed giant. If it were NBA 2K18, every player’s shot meter would’ve flashed green and the message at the top of the screen […] BYU basketball: Cougars roll Santa Clara on Saturday night - Lawless...
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January 14, 2018

BYU football: Hannemann, Kanuch to play in Spiral Tropical Bowl

Two former BYU football players – Micah Hannemann and Tuni Kanuch will be playing some ball this weekend, taking part in the Spiral Tropical Bowl. Micah Hannemann and Tuni Kanuch are two BYU football players with dreams of playing pro football on Sundays. The first step towards that dream is playing football this Sunday, in […] BYU football: Hannemann, Kanuch to play in Spiral Tropical...
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January 13, 2018

BYU football recruiting: Gunner Romney is Cougars’ most important target

BYU football is in the home stretch for 2018 recruiting. In a few weeks, Signing Day will be upon us. Which means all eyes need to be on WR Gunner Romney. For BYU football in 2017, there were a plethora of problems and issues. Discipline, lackluster effort and poor play probably top the charts. But […] BYU football recruiting: Gunner Romney is Cougars’ most important target - Lawless...
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January 11, 2018

BYU Basketball: Some Cougars have come up clutch, others haven’t

BYU basketball couldn’t come through in the clutch against St. Mary’s and Pacific. Who should have had the ball in those situations? The stats paint a surprising story. It’s been a rocky start in WCC play for BYU Basketball. The Cougars currently sit at 2-2 in conference after two heartbreaking losses. One was to a […] BYU Basketball: Some Cougars have come up clutch, others haven...
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January 11, 2018

BYU football: Should the Cougars consider joining the AAC?

A mixture of a down on-field product and a bevy of political issues may very well keep BYU football from a Power Five conference. But is the AAC a bad option? For BYU football, a lot hinges on the next five years or so. If the Cougars play well and make some noise nationally, they […] BYU football: Should the Cougars consider joining the AAC? - Lawless Republic - Lawless Republic...
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January 04, 2018

BYU football: Trio of former Cougars playing for Super Bowl

After 17 weeks of the NFL season, the playoffs are upon us. With the Wild Card round looming, there are three former BYU football players still in the hunt. Last season, former BYU football linebacker Kyle Van Noy won Super Bowl LI with the New England Patriots. This season, Van Noy has a chance to […] BYU football: Trio of former Cougars playing for Super Bowl - Lawless Republic...
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January 03, 2018

Former BYU Cougars in the NFL: Ziggy Ansah, Jamaal Williams among former Cougs with stellar 2017 seasons

2017 was a good year for former Cougars in the NFL BYU hasn’t produced as many NFL players this decade as they have in years past, but 2017 was a resurgence of sorts for former Cougars in the NFL. Between Ziggy Ansah having another big year for the Lions and Jamaal Williams carrying the Packers’ offense late in the season, 2017 was one of the best years in a long time for former...
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January 02, 2018

BYU basketball: Cougars loss to St. Mary’s teaches us something

BYU basketball fell to Saint Mary’s in the Marriott Center in disappointing fashion. But, importantly, the loss taught everyone something. When BYU basketball fell in overtime to the Saint Mary’s Gaels, it left a sour taste in the mouth. The Cougars were up, they were playing well. It seemed like a win was coming. Then […] BYU basketball: Cougars loss to St. Mary’s teaches us something...
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January 02, 2018
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