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BYU announces football games with Tennessee and Idaho State

(Photo by BYU Graphics) PROVO, Utah — BYU director of athletics Tom Holmoe today announced agreements for future football games between the Cougars and the University of Tennessee of the Southeastern Conference, as well as Idaho State University of the Big Sky Conference. The Cougars and Volunteers are scheduled to meet at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee...
Via BYU Athletics
3 hours ago

Three Cougars earn WCC All-Academic honors

(Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo) SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference is pleased to announce the 2016-17 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball All-Academic Team. The list is headlined by four CoSIDA All-District 8 Academic honorees: BYU sophomore Eric Mika, Gonzaga junior Nigel Williams-Goss, Saint Mary’s senior Joe Rahon and Santa Clara senior Nate...
Via BYU Athletics
16 hours ago

Cougars head to MPSF championship meet

(Photo by BYU Photo) PROVO, Utah - As the regular season winds down, the BYU men’s and women’s track and field teams will take off on Thursday for the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Indoor Track and Field Championships which will take place in Seattle on Feb. 24-25. BYU head coach Ed Eyestone reflected on what his team has accomplished this past regular season...
Via BYU Athletics
23 hours ago

BYU baseball opens season with 1-2 record

A couple of close games when against the Cougars in season opening series. Last season, the BYU baseball team started off the season hot. It took 20 games before the Cougars lost 2 games; it was March 19th in the middle of the West Coast Conference play. On February 20th of this season, nearly a month earlier, the Cougars lost their 2nd game in their 3rd time out on the diamond...
Via Vanquish the Foe
2 days ago

BYU basketball: Cougar fans have been spoiled by Y’s consistency

BYU basketball has showered its fans with success for years. Some people say 2016-17 is a down year. If this is as low as the Cougars get, fans should count their lucky stars. Stop me if you’ve heard this one: BYU basketball 2016-17 is a young team. They’ve got a lot of talent, but they’re not living up […] BYU basketball: Cougar fans have been spoiled by Y’s consistency...
Via Lawless Republic
2 days ago

Video: Former BYU basketball superstar Jimmer Fredette scores 73 points

The biggest star in the history of BYU basketball is back at it. Jimmer Fredette dropped 73 points in China. In a single game. Let me tell you something, brother. Jimmermania will never die and Jimmermania is running wild. For the first time since his BYU basketball days, James Taft Fredette went full-on Jimmer mode, […] Video: Former BYU basketball superstar Jimmer Fredette scores...
Via Lawless Republic
2 days ago

BYU baseball: Cougars fall to Georgia State in extra innings

BYU baseball has wrapped up the Atlanta Challenge to open the season, falling to Georgia State in extra innings today. The BYU baseball team lost to Georgia State 3-2 in 10 innings on Monday afternoon. It was the final game of the Atlanta Challenge. An extra-innings loss is always heartbreaking, but this one is particularly […] BYU baseball: Cougars fall to Georgia State in extra...
Via Lawless Republic
2 days ago

BYU falls to Saint Mary's despite three Cougars in double figures

(Photo by BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey) BYU vs. Saint Mary's Postgame Notes BYU vs. Saint Mary's Box Score BYU vs. Saint Mary's Photo Gallery PROVO, Utah — Despite double-figure scoring from three Cougars, BYU men’s basketball fell to No. 22/21 Saint Mary’s 70-57 at the Marriott Center on Saturday night. read more
Via BYU Athletics
4 days ago

M Tennis - Cougars pick up first WCC win of the season, Pearce breaks coaching record

(Photo by BYU Photo) Box Score PROVO, Utah – BYU men's tennis recorded its first West Coast Conference victory of the season over San Francisco in a record-breaking win on Saturday night at the BYU indoor tennis courts. read more
Via BYU Athletics
4 days ago

BYU's Nick Emery leads the charge in 82-70 win over San Diego

PROVO, Utah (AP) -- Nick Emery scored 26 points, four other players scored in double figures and BYU defeated San Diego 82-70 on Thursday night. Emery made all six of his shots, including five 3-pointers, as the Cougars took a 45-38 lead. At one point BYU made 13 straight shots -- a string that include all of Emery's shots -- and led by as many as 18. The Toreros made six straight...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Emery has 26, BYU pulls away from San Diego 82-70

PROVO, Utah (AP) Nick Emery scored 26 points, four other players scored in double figures and BYU defeated San Diego 82-70 on Thursday night. Emery made all six of his shots, including five 3-pointers, as the Cougars took a 45-38 lead. At one point BYU made 13 straight shots - a string that include all of Emery's shots - and led by as many as 18. The Toreros made six straight...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU Basketball rides Nick Emery’s hot shooting in win over San Diego

Nick Emery broke out of an offensive shooting slump in a win over Toreros Nick Emery led BYU with 26 points – including a perfect 5-5 from deep in the first half – to lead BYU to a 82-70 over San Diego. Emery had been held to less than 4 points in 3 of the previous 4 games, but found his shooting touch to lead BYU to a double-digit win. BYU’s entire starting lineup scored...
Via Vanquish the Foe
6 days ago

BYU basketball: Cougars need to protect the rock if they want to improve

BYU basketball has been inconsistent this season. But, if the Cougars want to improve, the answer is simple: protect the ball. BYU basketball is consistently inconsistent. That’s a problem. But, as we’ve heard over and over again, the Cougars are young. It’s true. They are. Their two seniors are both injured and done. The only […] BYU basketball: Cougars need to protect the...
Via Lawless Republic
7 days ago

Former BYU football stars Jamaal Williams and Harvey Langi receive NFL Combine invites

Harvey Langi and Jamaal Williams will participate in the NFL combine Former BYU RB Jamaal Williams and LB/DE Harvey Langi have received invites to participate in the NFL combine. The NFL released its official list earlier this morning. The combine will run from Feb. 28-March 6 in Indianapolis, and can be watched on NFL Network. The combine invite was expected for Williams, but...
Via Vanquish the Foe
7 days ago

BYU baseball: Three most-important Cougars of 2017

BYU baseball is gearing up for a Georgia road trip this weekend. The Cougars have a solid team, but these three are the most important. BYU baseball will open its season against No. 21 Georgia Tech on Feb. 17. After that, the Cougars will play Kennesaw State and Georgia State as part of the Atlanta […] BYU baseball: Three most-important Cougars of 2017 - Lawless Republic - Lawless...
Via Lawless Republic
8 days ago

2017 BYU Baseball season preview

Can the Cougars build off a strong 2016 WCC championship season? BYU baseball is set for another exciting season in 2017. The Cougars finished the past regular season as West Coast Conference champions in a 3-way tie with Gonzaga and St. Mary’s. A couple of weeks ago, the WCC coaches predicted BYU to finish in 4th place in conference play behind San Diego, Gonzaga, and Pepperdine...
Via Vanquish the Foe
9 days ago

Yoeli Childs has big night, BYU beats San Francisco 68-52

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Yoeli Childs set career highs with 23 points and 17 rebounds Saturday night to help BYU beat San Francisco 68-52 in a battle for third place in the West Coast Conference. Childs, a 6-foot-8 freshman, tied Mark Handy (vs. Army, Dec. 28, 1973) for the second most rebounds in a game by a BYU freshman. Chase Foster had 10 points for San Francisco, which shot 24...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU football recruiting: Five undecided recruits interested in the Cougars

Signing Day is right around the corner, but there are still plenty of big names out there. Here are five big fish that are still considering BYU football. BYU football’s 2017 recruiting class is shaping up to be a good one. Head coach Kalani Sitake is emphasizing the tight end and defensive line positions, two areas where the Cougars were thin last year.The Cougars currently have...
Via FOX Sports
23 days ago

BYU Cougars hold off Wyoming rally to win Poinsettia Bowl

The BYU Cougars held off a late Wyoming rally to win the Poinsettia Bowl 24-21. Make no mistake about it: this was a huge victory for BYU. After all, Wyoming was arguably the most pleasant surprise in college football in 2016, winning eight games this season after posting a 2-10 mark last year. Given that the ‘Pokes beat Boise – which beat BYU the week before that game was played...
Via The Student Section
December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: BYU scores on wild tipped ball in end zone

The Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego Wednesday featured one of the more unusual tip-drill touchdowns you’ll ever see. This all started in the third quarter, with BYU’s Tanner Mangum evading pressure and throwing a lob pass. The pass went off the hands of Tanner Balderree, BYU’s junior tight end. It then bounced off a Wyoming defender’s hands, and back into the hands of Balderee...
Via The Comeback
December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Five reasons to watch the Poinsettia Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main event around New Year's. Most of us here at Yardbarker are West Coasters...
Via Yardbarker
December 20, 2016  |  Discuss
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