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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 Associated Press
13 hours ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacific scores road upset at BYU, 77-72

PROVO, Utah (AP) Alec Kobre scored 17 points and T.J. Wallace added 15, including a go-ahead 3-pointer, to lead Pacific to a 77-72 upset of BYU on Saturday, snapping the Cougars' 17-game home winning streak. Wallace hit a straightaway 3-pointer for a 62-60 lead with 3:30 left. That was the final basket for Pacific (7-15, 5-7 West Coast) but the Tigers made 15 of 16 free throws...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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 Associated Press
21 days ago  |  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

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...
December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU to hire Ty Detmer as offensive coordinator

    BYU is bringing back a program legend to help coach the team. According to KSL, BYU plans to hire Ty Detmer as offensive coordinator. Detmer, who won the Heisman Trophy in 1990, will join the staff of new head coach Kalani Sitake and also help with coaching quarterbacks, the report says. Detmer, 48, has been coaching high school football in Texas the past five seasons...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU drove to the Las Vegas Bowl to expand their weight room

If you are a fan of Virginia Cavalier football, you no doubt watched the first quarter of Saturday’s Las Vegas Bowl with your hands over your eyes. And who could blame you? Your future head coach’s team was down 35-0 without it seems a shred of pride. But his Cougars fought back to only lose by seven, and that spirit may be needed in a difficult ACC Coastal division. It may...
Via The Comeback
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Brent Musburger feels bad for non-drinking BYU fans

BYU is currently getting destroyed by Utah in the Las Vegas Bowl. It’s really not pretty, as the Utes have taken a 35-7 lead into the half and have been dominating all facets of the game, which doesn’t project well for the final two quarters. But Cougars fans have ESPN analyst Brent Musburger’s sympathy! He dropped a great quote during the game. “I really feel sorry...
Via The Sports Daily
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Utah DL calls BYU a ‘dirty team’

Saturday's Las Vegas Bowl between rivals Utah and BYU just got a whole lot more interesting. Utah senior defensive lineman Viliseni Fauonuku added some intrigue to the Holy War matchup when he called BYU a "dirty team" at a pre-bowl game event on Wednesday. The event was supposed to be a dance-off, but when Fauonuku grabbed the mic, he declared he wasn't a dancer and that instead...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

The Las Vegas Bowl neatly captures BYU’s larger situation

As Brigham Young University tries to nail down its next head coach, the football program with a national championship and a national schedule finds itself playing yet another bowl game before Christmas. Sure, the Saturday matchup with Utah is one of the most watchable and attractive bowls on the slate. Sure, the re-enactment of The Holy War should make for riveting television. Sure...
Via The Student Section
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Ken Niumatalolo to visit with BYU about coaching job

BYU needs a new football coach, and one person they have targeted as a candidate is Navy’s Ken Niumatalolo. Niumatalolo sounds very interested in the position. The Capital Gazette reports that Niumatalolo will meet with BYU officials and tour the school’s facilities on Monday. “Kenny is doing his due diligence. He feels strongly that he needs to hear what BYU has to say,”...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU's future uncertain after Mendenhall leaves for Virginia

Yes, the University of Virginia very handsomely compensated former head coach Mike London. Yes, the school will give new head coach Bronco Mendenhall a highly competitive financial package. Yes, Mendenhall is a noticeably better coach than London. Virginia football improved on Friday evening. However, one must ask if the Cavaliers improved enough in an ACC Coastal with Mark...
Via The Comeback
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia hires BYU’s Bronco Mendenhall as new coach

In a surprise move, Virginia announced that BYU’s Bronco Mendenhall will be the team’s new football coach Friday. Virginia made the abrupt announcement late Friday afternoon. #UVA announces Bronco Mendenhall (@Bronco_BYU) as Hoos new head football coach. #GoHoos — Virginia Football (@UVa_Football) December 4, 2015 ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Walton: BYU-Utah 'a battle for the souls of the world'

Bill Walton is the best. This is a fact that is without a counter-argument. His introduction to last night’s BYU-Utah game seemed to be well-reasoned and logically thought out with proper perspective regarding the importance of an early season, non-conference college basketball game. Mainly, the fate of the universe was riding on it. ICYMI: @BillWalton said BYU-Utah is "a battle...
Via Awful Announcing
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU Cougars Basketball: Looking at the Season

On this episode of the TornBySports Lunch Break, Allen talks with Jared Lloyd from the Daily Herald. Jared talks about the BYU Cougars basketball team: how to stop them, the importance of Nick Emery, the upcoming game against Utah, and more. Please subscribe to the show on iTunes and Stitcher. If you use a different podcast player, let us know and I will get the podcast on there...
Via TornBySports
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Anonymous Missouri player says football boycott not unanimous

Not every member of the Missouri football program is thrilled with the team’s boycott in response to racial issues on campus. An anonymous Mizzou player tells ESPN’s Brett McMurphy that the team and coaching staff is very split on the issue, and that if the Tigers had a better record, they would not be taking this course of action. Mizzou player tells @ESPN, MU players &...
Via College Spun
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: BYU's Tanner Mangum throws game-winning Hail Mary

You were probably sound asleep by the time the game between BYU and No. 20 Boise State came to an end early Sunday morning, but it was worth staying up for.  After last week’s heroics, when quarterback Tanner Mangum stepped in for injured starter Taysom Hill and beat Nebraska on a last-second Hail Mary, nobody expected last night’s game to have the same flair. But they were...
Via College Spun
September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU QB Taysom Hill out for season with injury

BYU quarterback Taysom Hill is out for the season, according to Cougars’ coach Bronco Mendenhall.  Hill, a senior, left the game against the Huskers – a miraculous 33-28 victory that came on a Hail Mary – twice with a foot injury. He left for good late in the second half, when Tanner Magnum took over, leading the Cougars to the win.  Hill has a lisfranc (mid-foot) injury...
Via College Spun
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: BYU beats Nebraska on last-second Hail Mary

It wouldn’t be a college football weekend without an unbelievable finish, and that’s what we had in Nebraska on Saturday. BYU backup quarterback Taylor Mangum, in the game for an injured Taysom Hill, connected with star wide receiver Mitch Matthews on a 42-yard Hail Mary pass on the game’s final play. Mangum took the shotgun snap, rolled right and launched a heave toward...
Via College Spun
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Video allegedly shows BYU RB recruit being shot

By Robert Judin BYU running back recruit Charles West was shot in the arm on Sunday afternoon. The shooting apparently took place outside a middle school in Coppell, Texas, according to the police report. DMagazine says this is video of the incident: West reportedly is running away in the video. WFAA reports that West has had many other issues. He was charged with aggravated...
Via Gamedayr
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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