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BYU AD ‘excited’ for possible Big 12 expansion

On Monday, the Big 12 announced that they had approved possible expansion and it became pretty clear that they would be adding a few teams over the next few months. It certainly seems like the BYU Cougars are excited to possibly get an invite in the near future. The Cougars have been right at the top of the conference’s list for expansion and athletic director Tom Holmoe talked...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

TSS Top 50: No. 33 BYU Cougars

BYU Cougars 2015 Record: 9-4 (lost 35-28 to Utah in Las Vegas Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Is a New Years’ Six Bowl in Reach? Is this too much to hope for? It depends on the type of BYU fan involved. Some think that the pipe dream of a New Years’ Six bowl is too much right now, while others think that the goal should be a spot in the College Football Playoff and nothing less....
Via The Student Section
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Taysom Hill to miss spring game after death of brother

The BYU Cougars are looking to make some noise next season and they return quarterback Taysom Hill for his final season of eligibility to do just that. However, Hill will miss the team’s spring game after tragedy struck his family. Hill’s older brother, Dexter, suddenly and sadly passed away at his home in Idaho Saturday evening. It was a sad event for the family as Dexter was...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch BYU's gigantic recruit run the 40 in his missionary uniform

The BYU Cougars signed the biggest recruit in the nation in 2015, despite the fact that he had never played organized football before. 6-foot-7, 410 pound Tongan Motekiai Langi was spotted by a BYU coach while playing a pickup basketball game, and BYU coach offered him a scholarship based on pure potential. Langi is currently serving as a missionary in Phoenix, and won't join the...
Via Fox Sports
March 07, 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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via isportsweb.com
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Williams returns as BYU begins spring football practice

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Jamaal Williams had been waiting for this moment for nearly a year, and it showed. BYU began spring football practices Tuesday and welcomed back their star running back after he sat out for a year due to personal reasons. Williams was thrilled to be back on the field, smiling and dancing to Missy Elliott's ''Get Ur Freak On'' during the morning session. '...
Via AP on Fox
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

BYU Football: Is Taysom Hill Coming Back Bad?

Is Taysom Hill coming back bad? Since Taysom Hill announced that he was returning to BYU for another season I have been trying to figure out what I think about it.  The only conclusion I can come up with is, it’s a bad thing.  Don’t get me wrong I like watching Taysom play he is an amazing athlete.  Initially I was excited about his return, but the more and more I think about...
Via TornBySports
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

This Week in the WCC: How BYU Can Still Win the Title

There are two games remaining in regular season play for the WCC, and the BYU Cougars (12-4) are just one game back of St. Mary’s and Gonzaga (each 13-3). St. Mary’s holds the tie-breaker over the Zags as they finished the sweep last weekend on the Bulldog’s Senior night. It should be noted that it is the second straight year the Zags have lost on Senior night and the first...
Via TornBySports
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Taysom Hill returning to BYU for 2016 season

fBYU quarterback Taysom Hill suffered a season-ending foot injury in 2015 season opener and Tanner Mangum came on to lead the Cougars to a 9-4 record with an appearance in the Las Vegas Bowl. In late December, speculation about Hill’s BYU future ran rampant as reports arose that Virginia, where Bronco Mendenhall had just taken the head coaching position, offered him a scholarship...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

BYU QB Taysom Hill Announces He’s Returning To The Cougars In 2016

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill, who would have been a sought-after commodity on the graduate transfer market, will instead return to Provo for his final season in 2016.  Hill announced the news on Twitter this afternoon.  #Cougarnation I want to thank you for all of your love and support and let you know I am coming back to BYU for one more year!! #2016 #fam — Taysom Hill (@T_Hill4...
Via College Spun
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

BYU Basketball: Keys to Winning the WCC Tournament

The 2015-2016 BYU basketball team is, to say the least, unpredictable. They beat Gonzaga in the Kennel and then lost to Portland a few days later. Nick Emery shot 1-12 from three-point range in consecutive games against St. Mary’s and Pacifc and then scored 37 and and 31 in the next two games. Truly BYU is capable of beating or losing to any team in the WCC, making the life...
Via TornBySports
February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Emery stays hot with 31, BYU beats Santa Clara 96-62

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Nick Emery had 18 of his 31 points before intermission Saturday and BYU cruised in the second half to beat Santa Clara 96-62. Emery's hot shooting carried over from BYU's 114-89 win over San Francisco on Thursday night when he set career highs of 37 points and 10 3-pointers. Chase Fischer added 22 points and Kyle Collinsworth had 15 points, seven rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Emery propels BYU past San Francisco 114-89

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Nick Emery sank 10 3-pointers and scored a career-high 37 points to propel BYU to a 114-89 win over San Francisco on Thursday night. Emery finished 12 of 15 from the field, hitting 10 for 12 from behind the arc, to set a school record for most points scored by a freshman in a single game and tie the program record for single-game treys. Chase Fischer added...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Episode 3 | BYU and Change

The BYU Cougars are continuing to evolve or devolve based on your perception in their signature Mens Programs.  Harvey Unga is added as a Graduate Assistant to help support Reno Mahe and the Running backs.  Coach Dave Rose loses another game to the lower third of the West Coast Conference. BYU Football: How will the addition of Graduate Assistant Harvey Unga help Jamaal Williams...
Via TornBySports
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

BYU Fans 5 Takeaways from National Signing Day 2016

When I heard that Bronco Mendenhall was going to leave for Virginia, I was shocked. I was shocked that his star was on the rise and wondered what was up next for the BYU Cougars. Tom Holmoe came out from behind the curtain, as is his way and laid out what his expectations were for the next BYU Head Coach in one word. Recruiting. I was elated to hear that Kalani Sitake was hired as...
Via TornBySports
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Episode 2 | BYU and National Letter of Intent Day

The BYU cougars are heading into a new and exciting chapter as they usher in Kalani Sitake, Ty Detmer and a host of new coaches.  National signing Day is now behind us and BYU Fans across Cougar Nation want to know how #TeamKalani did. I will answer this and more in this our 2nd Episode of the BYU Sports Cave! Who did the Cougars Miss on in this Recruiting Class? Who flipped their...
Via TornBySports
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Why the Fate of BYU’s Season Rests at Home Tomorrow Night

When BYU hosts St. Mary’s on Thursday night at the Marriott Center the pressure will not only be on the Cougars to hold their home court, but much more importantly for their NCAA tournament aspirations. The Y (16-7, 7-3) are on the cusp of three game winning streak and the beginning of a potential run to end their regular season that is almost required of them before the trip to...
Via TornBySports
February 03, 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...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Larry Krystkowiak cites safety for cancellation of BYU-Utah game

When Utah and BYU are on the same athletic field, it’s usually a fierce and intense meeting. However, it’s that nature that is the reason behind the next men’s basketball game between the two schools being cancelled. The two teams met in early December. During that contest, BYU’s Nick Emery was ejected for punching Utah’s Brandon Taylor. However, it’s not just the players...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Utah calls for halt in basketball rivalry series with BYU after most recent incident

BYU-Utah is perhaps one of the longest and most heated rivalries in college sports, but the basketball rivalry is of particular importance. To say these two programs don’t get along would be an understatement. Sometimes those emotions boil over, and they did just that this season as BYU guard Nick Emery was ejected for throwing a punch at Utah’s Brandon Taylor late in their...
Via The Comeback
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Five reasons Taysom Hill should return to BYU football -- and five why he should leave

The seemingly ageless Taysom Hill, when healthy, is one of the best quarterbacks in college football. The problem, of course, is that he rarely stays healthy. Hill still has a year of eligibility left due to medical redshirts, and he's reportedly been offered a spot to play for Bronco Mendenhall at Virginia. Or, he can stay on for one more season at BYU, though the Cougars may be...
Via Fox Sports
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

BYU Basketball: Cougars to tip off WCC play at Gaels

BYU begins conference play New Year’s Eve in Moraga, CA against the St. Mary’s Gaels, who sit at 11-1 (2-0) riding a five-game winning streak. The Gaels come into the contest after an ugly 65-50 win over the Utah Valley Wolverines Monday night, while the Cougars managed two-of-three games at the Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu, HI. These teams have provided dramatic clashes...
Via isportsweb.com
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU great Ty Detmer hired to coordinate Cougars offense

As Kalani Sitake promised in his Monday press conference, he would begin recruiting. Not only has the recruiting begun with players, but even former BYU greats. Recently announced, BYU Heisman trophy winner Ty Detmer will be returning home to BYU. The stand out quarterback in college and excellent 14-year NFL quarterback has accepted a job to become the new offensive coordinator...
Via isportsweb.com
December 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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