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BYU pulls away late in 30-13 win over UConn

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 1:08am

BYU didn't make it easy, but it pulled away down the stretch with a 30-13 win over UConn to snap a two-game losing skid in front of 53,000 fans at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Friday night.

Twitter responds to BYU's rocky win over UConn

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 12:23am

BYU had a rough few quarters against UConn, but turned it on in the fourth and managed to get a reaction from the Twitterverse.

BYU overcomes 3 turnovers to beat UConn 30-13

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 12:09am

Tanner Mangum was 35 of 53 for 365 yards and connected with Mitch Mathews for two fourth-quarter touchdowns to help BYU beat UConn 30-13 on Friday night.

Game Center: BYU vs. Connecticut  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 8:15pm

Follow along as the BYU Cougars take on the Connecticut Huskies at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo with's live Game Center.

KSL Pickem: College football week 5 staff selections  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 3:27pm

How did you do in week 4? The good news for most of us is that the slate has been wiped clean and we have a new opportunity to play KSL College Football Pick'em.

3 keys to beating the Huskies

Dylan Cannon, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 1:54pm

The Cougars look to get back on track tonight as they welcome UConn. Here are three keys for a victory for the Y.

Lessons from last year's matchup between BYU and UConn

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 9:42pm

BYU and UConn will meet for the second straight year on Friday night. Will the Cougars be 2-0 all time against the Huskies? It's not a guarantee, but history is on their side.

Former BYU QB Beck plans to retire from pro football

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 2:18pm

Former BYU quarterback John Beck plans to retire from professional football, the ex-Cougar signal caller told BYU Radio on Thursday morning. Beck is currently under contract with the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League.

With strong offense, Cougars look to improve defensively

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 10:13am

One significant hole in BYU and its offense from a season ago, and perhaps its Achilles' heel in most of its 10 losses from a 25-10 season that ended in the NCAA Tournament's First Four, was defense.

Lions' Ansah shows off marketing chops in pizza ad

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:41pm

Former BYU defensive lineman Ezekial "Ziggy" Ansah earned a bachelor's degree in actuarial science from BYU, but he showed off his marketing skills in a recent television ad for a national pizza chain.

Media day offers glimpse of 2015-16 BYU hoops squad

Blake Dorton  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:34pm

Tuesday was the first look at the 2015-16 BYU men's basketball team. Head coach Dave Rose has only five players returning from last year's team. BYU will also try to replace Tyler Haws, the school's all-time leading scorer.

Mendenhall: Michigan loss 'dead, buried, moved forward'

David Boyle  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 12:55pm

How does the Cougars' head football coach lead his team to be mentally tough?

BYU goes about scheduling correctly

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:22am

As an independent BYU will have a hard time maintaining national attention unless it goes undefeated. Even though the losses will come because of it, BYU has no other choice but to schedule the first month of the season as difficult as possible.

By the numbers: Connecticut vs. BYU

Nathan Harker  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:36am

After a week to forever forget, the Cougars need to move on and look forward to the Huskies. The Cougars will look to get back on track and emphasize specific stat matchups.

BYU's Collinsworth, Fischer, committee to fill scoring void

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 9:53pm

A mix of athletic, highly touted newcomers like former Lone Peak scoring sensation Nick Emery and veterans Kyle Collinsworth and Chase Fischer have the BYU men's basketball team excited for another season in the WCC.

UConn, BYU both expect physical game Friday night

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 7:57pm

From the way Michigan physically handled BYU in the Big House during a 31-0 loss last Saturday, it would be natural to assume the Cougars' next opponent — Connecticut — would try to do the same thing. Wide receiver Colby Pearson thinks so.

BYU focus on resiliency, hopes to bounce back against UConn

David Boyle  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 4:49pm

BYU finished a stern September schedule with a 2-2 record. Facing a short week, can the Cougars manage a potential 'trap game' against UConn?

KSL Pick'em: Last of the undefeated users fall in tough week 4

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:59am

In a wild week 4 of college football, Utah stole the show and is gaining national recognition after demolishing the University of Oregon 62-20, while BYU is looking to regroup after a crushing 31-0 loss to Michigan.

What we know and don't know about the Cougars

Dylan Cannon, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 10:54am

After four games in their 2015 campaign, some extrapolations can be made about what we know about the BYU football team so far. Here is what we know and what we don't.

Battered and beaten, Cougars vow to press onward

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 10:02pm

In the final moments of BYU's humiliating 31-0 loss at Michigan on Saturday afternoon in the Big House, BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall had pulled off several key players with potential injury concerns as the battered Cougars limped to the finish line.