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Great Clips of the Week: Creepy Jazz Bear, and Dewey beats Rose

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 27th - 11:00am

Some sports highlights are fantastic. Others, not so much. And some highlights are downright creepy. Here are our favorite clips of the weekend.

Cougars on Cloud 9 after thrilling upset of top-ranked Zags

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 8:15pm

The BYU men's basketball team returned home from Spokane after a 79-71 win over top-ranked Gonzaga at 2 a.m. MT Sunday morning. But the party didn't stop there after a throng of fans welcomed the team home at the Provo Airport.

A look back at BYU's other wins over Top-5 opponents

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 26th - 9:39am

BYU won its first-ever game against the top-ranked team in the country with its 79-71 win over Gonzaga in Spokane on Saturday night. Here's a look back at some of the other top wins in program history.

Mika leads BYU to upset of No. 1 Gonzaga 79-71

Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 11:38pm

Top-ranked Gonzaga's quest to go undefeated this season ended under a barrage of baskets by BYU's Eric Mika on Saturday night.

Pulsipher, Wayment help BYU women pull away from Portland

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:45pm

Makenzi Pulsipher dropped 20 points and 6 assists, and Kalani Purcell had 17 points and 11 rebounds to help BYU pull away from Portland, 73-60, Thursday night in the Marriott Center.

Bryant's career night leads BYU past Portland

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:13pm

Elijah Bryant opened the game with three quick 3-pointers, and finished with a career-high 39 points to help the Cougars ease past Portland, 97-78 in the penultimate West Coast Conference game of the 2016-17 regular season Thursday night in the Chiles Center.

BYU football adds two-game series with Tennessee for 2019, 2023

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 2:46pm

The Cougars announced a home-and-home series with Tennessee, beginning Sept. 7, 2019, at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee. A return trip to Provo is currently planned for Sept. 1 or 2, 2023, at LaVell Edwards Stadium.

Seniors finishing up long, short, up-and-down ride with BYU women's basketball

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:15am

Five years ago, Makenzi Morrison walked into the BYU women’s basketball program as a four-year guard from Alta High who was a consensus all-state selection and Parade All-American and owned the Hawks’ all-time record with 1,799 career points.

Video: BYU basketball unveils Marriott Center Annex practice facility

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:42pm

If a basketball team is only as good as its practice space, the BYU basketball team took a step forward with the formal completion of the Marriott Center Annex on Tuesday night. Here's a tour of the 38,000-square foot practice facility.

Great Clips of the Week: Jimmer Fredette goes for 73 in China; Utes lacrosse stuns defending champs

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 11:00am

Fredette’s most recent accolades, as well as a massive upset in local college lacrosse and a game-ending brawl in Division III basketball, are part of this weekend’s Great Clips of the Week.

Frustrated Cougars disappointed with another missed opportunity vs. No. 22 Saint Mary's

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:10am

Saint Mary’s scored one point over the final seven minutes of play, but the No. 22 Gaels still defeated BYU 70-57 in the Marriott Center on a senior night devoid of active seniors on the roster.

Hermanson scores 17, No. 22 Saint Mary's beats BYU 70-57

Kareem Copeland, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 11:10pm

Saint Mary's knows all about the raucous atmosphere at BYU. The Gaels hadn't won in Provo since 2013 and had only come out on top in three of their previous 12 trips.

Kyle Davis looks forward to senior night after disappointing end to BYU career

Cleon Wall  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 2:03pm

Kyle Davis never thought his career would end this way as he prepares for his final regular-season home game, wearing street clothes as BYU faces Saint Mary's on Saturday night.

Youth served as No. 3 BYU sweeps UC San Diego for 41st-straight win over Tritons

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 11:19am

Jake Langlois had 17 kills, and Leo Durkin dished out 33 assists to lift No. 3 BYU men’s volleyball to a 25-21, 26-24, 25-23 sweep of the Tritons to cap a 41-match win streak in the series Thursday night in the Smith Fieldhouse.

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

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 11:35pm

Nick Emery scored 26 points, four other players scored in double figures and BYU defeated San Diego 82-70 on Thursday night.

Quick-triggered Cougars hoping to change pace against Toreros, Gaels

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 8:36pm

It’s little secret that among the troubles BYU has had in West Coast Conference play is adjusting to pace. But it’s not for lack of running or conditioning.

Patrick Kinahan: Former BYU star Kyle Van Noy raises game to super level

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 10:17am

After not meeting expectations with the Detroit Lions, Kyle Van Noy has made the most of his second chance with the New England Patriots. The former BYU linebacker adapted quickly to his new team and became a key factor for the championship team.

Surprise police encounter leads to national award for AF teen

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Feb 12th - 3:47pm

Casey Clinger had driven the familiar route hundreds of times from his home to American Fork High School for his four-mile, early-morning workouts with his cross country team.

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

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 11th - 11:30pm

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.

Murray's 30 leads hot Pepperdine past BYU 99-83

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 9th - 11:40pm

Lamond Murray Jr. scored 30 points and Pepperdine had its best offensive night of the season in a 99-83 win over BYU on Thursday night.