Scouting Report: 2016 SG Frank Jackson (BYU)

A lightning quick guard with a knack for getting to the rim, Frank Jackson is a Top 50 prospect in the class of 2016. He’s a scoring guard in every sense of the term, blending a scorer’s mentality with the ability to pour it in from mid-range. With his size, quickness, and scoring output, Jackson is a high school version of Louisville star Russ Smith, as you can put the ball...
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April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon Ducks basketball: March Madness recap

For the Oregon Ducks basketball team, it’s still March but the madness is has come to an end. After advancing to the round of 32 teams, the Ducks were unable to advance to the Sweet 16. In the dominant win over the BYU Cougars in the first round, the Ducks looked as good as they had all season. Leading the Ducks was the Milwaukee native Elgin Cook, a redshirt sophomore who was...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks cook Cougars, advance to round of 32

by DSH basketball columnist Eric Sloat The Oregon team that played in this game had little if any resemblance to the one that escaped with an overtime victory against BYU in December. This game was won on defense, points in the paint and the boards; 3 areas that the Ducks had little interest in at the beginning of the season. The Ducks were 2-13 behind the 3 point line, earlier...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

It Could have Been So Much More for BYU

Usually a BYU basketball season that includes wins again Texas, Stanford, Gonzaga, a season sweep of Saint Mary’s could be considered a successful one. However, the 2014 campaign can go down as the season that got away from the Cougars. It could have been so much more for BYU. While the team that BYU put on the floor could be exciting at times, or even the majority of the time...
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks cook Cougars, advance to round of 32

by DSH basketball columnist Eric Sloat The Oregon team that played in this game had little if any resemblance to the one that escaped with an overtime victory against BYU in December. This game was won on defense, points in the paint and the boards; 3 areas that the Ducks had little interest in at the beginning of the season. The Ducks were 2-13 behind the 3 point line, earlier...
Via The Duck Stops Here
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cinderella Odds Part 3

Click here for Part 1 and click here for Part 2.In Part 3 we are going to be looking at schools that take an at-large spot but get a low or unfavorable seed. These schools could be in major conferences or smaller ones, as long as they aren't a favored seed or powerhouse team. The rating is based on a 1-10 scale and takes the following in to account; Strength of Schedule,...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Gonzaga 75, Brigham Young 64

Sam Dower had 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Bulldogs past the Cougars in the West Coast Conference title game in Las Vegas. Gary Bell Jr. added 14 points for top-seeded Gonzaga (28-6), which is headed to the NCAA Tournament for the 16th consecutive season after claiming the league’s automatic bid. Kevin Pangos had 11 points – all coming from the free-throw line. Tyler...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

BYU Basketball: Live with it, Carlino fans–Collinsworth is more important

Aside from the unstoppable Tyler Haws, Kyle Collinsworth is the most important player on this BYU basketball squad. Hands down. Bar none. No doubt about it. Tonight’s game proved that. Yes, even more important that Matt Carlino. Carlino’s impressive run to finish the regular season (and some pressure from Twitter icon and Carlino idolizer @PostJimmer) had me thinking maybe...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Gonzaga-BYU Preview

With at least a share of the West Coast Conference title locked up, Gonzaga finds itself in a pretty comfortable spot heading into the final stretch of 2013-14. Now the No. 25 Bulldogs can clinch the regular season conference crown for themselves when they visit second-place BYU on Thursday night. Led by Sam Dower Jr., Gonzaga (23-4, 13-1) has been playing some of its best basketball...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

BYU rallies past Saint Mary's 60-57

Tyler Haws scored 18 points and BYU overcame a 14-point, first-half deficit to sweep the regular-season series against Saint Mary's with a 60-57 victory on Saturday night. Kyle Collinsworth added 14 points and Nate Austin had five points, 11 rebounds and the go-ahead free throw with 1 minute left for the Cougars (18-10, 10-5 West Coast Conference). BYU bounced back from a loss...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

BYU takes over 2nd, beats San Francisco 68-63

Brigham Young held San Francisco scoreless for the final 1:49 to post a 68-63 win and take sole-possession of second place in the West Coast Conference Saturday night. Tim Derksen's jumper cut the BYU lead to two points, 62-60 with 2:55 left to play, but was unable to make it a three-point play. Matt Carlino followed with a 3-pointer for the Cougars and Eric Mika added a jumper...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Big half lifts BYU to 84-71 win over Saint Mary's

Tyler Haws scored 33 points, including 11 of 12 from the free throw line, to lead a big Brigham Young second half en route to an 84-71 win over Saint Mary's Saturday night. The Cougars trailed by one at the half, 38-37, but outscored the Gaels by 14 over the final 20 minutes. Haws made four free throws to spark an 8-0 BYU run that gave the Cougars a 56-47 lead and scored nine...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Pangos, Stockton shine as Zags best BYU

With a team-high 23 points Saturday night, BYU’s Tyler Haws was good. With 24 points — 21 of them in the second half — and six 3-pointers, Gonzaga’s Kevin Pangos was better. A version of Pangos GU fans haven’t seen since the Maui Invitational emerged in front of a rowdy Saturday-night crowd at the McCarthey Athletic Center, as GU dispatched conference rival BYU, 84...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Gonzaga beats BYU 84-69

Kevin Pangos scored 24 points as Gonzaga beat BYU 84-69 Saturday night. Sam Dower Jr. added 18 points for Gonzaga (18-3, 8-1 West Coast), which has won four straight since its lone conference loss at Portland. Tyler Haws scored 23 points to lead BYU (13-9, 5-4), which was coming off Thursday's 114-110 triple-overtime loss at Portland. Kyle Collinsworth added 13 and Eric Mika...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland hangs on in 114-110 win over BYU in 3 OT

Thomas van der Mars scored 27 points, grabbed 18 rebounds and sparked the go-ahead run in triple overtime that lifted Portland to a 114-110 win over BYU on Thursday night, despite 48 points from Tyler Haws. After battling back from an eight-point deficit in the second OT, Portland (12-8, 4-4 West Coast Conference) forced a third overtime period with a 3-pointer from Bobby Sharp...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Finishing Strong – What BYU Needs To Do To End The Roadie On A Good Note

The BYU Cougars are currently riding a five game winning streak, the last two wins coming on the road. This next week, the Cougars will be traveling to face the Portland Pilots and the always tough Gonzaga Bulldogs. These games will close out a road trip that the Cougars have been on for their previous four games. The Cougars are undefeated against the Pilots and have met with them...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

BYU Cougars Confidence Rises As They Win Four Straight

The BYU Cougars have won four in a row after beating San Francisco Thursday night; this comes after the Cougars dropped four in a row against Oregon, Utah, LMU and Pepperdine. Over the past four games the Cougars have scored over 80 points in each win and have won some games without Forward Eric Mika, and Tyler Haws and company have been getting hot just in time for a tough WCC schedule...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

BYU beats San Francisco on the road 83-76

Kyle Collinsworth scored 19 points, Skyler Halford added 18 and Matt Carlino had 17 as BYU defeated San Francisco 83-76 on Thursday night. Tyler Haws added 15 points and Eric Mika had 11 as BYU (12-7, 4-2 West Coast Conference) had five players score in double figures. Collinsworth was 7 of 10 from the field and Halford hit 11 of 12 free throws. BYU trailed 46-43 with more than...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

BYU holds off Pepperdine in 84-72 win

Tyler Haws drained a season-high 35 points to lead BYU to an 84-72 win over Pepperdine in a conference matchup Thursday night. BYU (10-7, 2-2 West Coast Conference) led the entire game but had to hold off Pepperdine late in the second half with a 13-2 burst that included a trio of 3-pointers by Haws to rebuild its lead and preserve the win. Skyler Halford contributed 18 points for...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Cougars Continue To Struggle As They Drop Four Straight

The woes continue for BYU basketball as they dropped their fourth straight game against Pepperdine. This isthe first time that BYU has lost to the Pepperdine Waves since joining the WCC and Coach Dave Roses’ first time losing four consecutive games since coaching the Cougars. The Cougars went 1-11 from behind the arc and only shot 65% of their free throws. Tyler Haws led the team...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

They picked a bad week to stop sniffing glue: how another set of Cougars fell victim to a ...

by DSH basketball columnist Brian Mahuna The Oregon Ducks are undefeated. Still. Against the Cougars of BYU the Ducks battled through adversity in more ways than most teams could withstand in 4 games, all to scratch, claw, bite, and crawl their way back into the lead and continue their perfect season.             Let me be the first to admit, I was wrong. I predicted...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Calliste scores 31, No. 13 Oregon beats BYU in OT

Jason Calliste scored a career-high 31 points and No. 13 Oregon stayed unbeaten, topping BYU 100-96 in overtime Saturday night. Joseph Young added 25 points for the Ducks (11-0). Tyler Haws led the Cougars (8-5) with 32 points and Kyle Collinsworth added 15 points, five rebounds and eight assists. Both teams went into the game averaging nearly 90 points. Oregon had a chance to...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Go Fast Go Hard in BYU Basketball

In our interview last week with Jeff Chatman, the BYU legend told us that the number one reason his son, Jordan, committed to BYU was Dave Rose’s “style of play.” Jordan, who was the 2012 Gatorade player of the year in Washington, is, in his father’s words, a “playmaker,” and he wants to play somewhere where he can use his size and athleticism to its fullest. While Chatman...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

N. Illinois-UMass Preview

Massachusetts is more concerned with continuing the program's best start in 18 seasons than any recognition it has earned from the early success. The No. 22 Minutemen look to remain undefeated Saturday against a Northern Illinois squad that hasn't won a non-conference road game in more than three years. With victories over schools from the ACC, SEC and the Big Ten along...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Hot-shooting BYU overwhelms Prairie View 100-52

Tyler Haws and Kyle Collinsworth both scored 19 points and Eric Mika added 15 as Brigham Young rolled past Prairie View A&M 100-52 Wednesday night. The Cougars (8-3) jumped out to a 25-10 lead midway through the first half sparked by six baskets from Haws, including a trio of 3-pointers. After leading by 18 at the break, BYU held the Panthers scoreless over an eight-minute span...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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