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'The Road to Russia': Haws awaits scrimmage, final cuts

Posted Jun 28th - 2:36pm by Greg Wrubell

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Following a Friday morning practice for the 15 players remaining on USA Basketball's World University Games Training Camp roster, it was time for them to rest up for the week's first scrimmage later today--the last thing the coaches will see before making three cuts to determine the official 12-man Team USA roster later tonight.


The two-hour morning session included head coach Bob McKillop dividing the 15-player group into three five-man teams for the duration of the practice, and BYU guard Tyler Haws was in a team that also included Louisville forward and Final Four Most Outstanding Player Luke Hancock, Baylor big man Cory Jefferson, Marquette PF/C Davante Gardner and Indiana PG Yogi Ferrell.

Undrafted Davies will play for the Clippers in Summer League

Posted Jun 28th - 12:52pm by Jason Shepherd

PROVO — Former BYU big man Brandon Davies was hoping to hear his name called during Thursday night's NBA Draft. Unfortunately, Davies went undrafted and turned his focus to making a summer league roster.

Davies will play for the Los Angeles Clippers' summer league team in Las Vegas, according to Hoopsworld NBA reporter Alex Kennedy.

As a senior with BYU, Davies averaged 17.7 points and 8.0 rebounds, while shooting .522 from the field and .682 from the free throw line. Davies finished his Cougar career fifth all-time in rebounds, second in offensive rebounds, third in games played, firth in blocks and 10th in scoring.

Decision day for Haws, Team USA hopefuls on 'The Road to Russia'

Posted Jun 28th - 11:46am by Greg Wrubell

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The quest to represent Team USA began with 29 invitations, issued in early June to the nation's best collegiate basketball players. Late Friday, 12 of them will be told they have survived final cuts and have made USA Basketball's World University Games team.


The final day of tryouts here in Colorado Springs will feature a two and-a-half hour morning practice, followed by a late afternoon scrimmage. After that scrimmage, the coaches and selectors will convene and decide which three players will be dropped from the current finalists roster of 15 competitors (a 16th finalist, Duke's Rodney Hood, was injured in Wednesday's practice).

BYU's Tyler Haws on 'The Road to Russia'

Posted Jun 27th - 3:51pm by Greg Wrubell

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. Calling his Team USA tryout experience "definitely something special, and something I'll never forget," BYU guard Tyler Haws on Thursday continued his pursuit of a spot on USA Basketball's 12-man World University Games roster, as two-a-days rolled on at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.


Joined by BYU Baskebtall Media Relations Director Kyle Chilton and KSL videographer/producer Dave Noriega, I watched as Haws and 14 other roster finalists went through a two-hour session on Thursday morning.

New contract for Mendenhall highlights BYU Football Media Day

Posted Jun 26th - 3:37pm by Greg Wrubell

PROVO — BYU Football Media Day began with a flurry of announcements, including one of a contract extension for head coach Bronco Mendenhall.

The new deal will see Mendenhall remain the coach of the Cougars through the 2016 season; his current agreement was set to expire at the conclusion of the 2013 campaign.

In a school press release, Mendenhall said. "BYU is a special place and this is a special time."

Haws makes group of 16 Team USA finalists

Posted Jun 26th - 11:34am by Greg Wrubell

BYU guard Tyler Haws is one step closer to realizing the dream of representing Team USA at the upcoming World University Games.

Haws was on Wednesday morning named as one of 16 finalists for USA Basketball's World University Games team, with one more curt remaining before the official 12-man roster is determined.


'Cutdown day' for BYU's Haws, Team USA campers

Posted Jun 26th - 6:40am by Greg Wrubell

At about the same time this morning that BYU AD Tom Holmoe and head football coach Bronco Mendenhall start to address the "State of the Program" at BYU Football Media Day, Cougar hoopster Tyler Haws will be learning the state of his fate at USA Basketball's World University Games Training Camp.


With three practice sessions in the books, a fourth session early Wednesday morning will precede the first round of cuts at the camp in Colorado Springs, with the group of 25 roster hopefuls pared down to 14-16 players.

Haws, Team USA hopefuls start two-a-days

Posted Jun 25th - 9:08am by Greg Wrubell

BYU guard Tyler Haws and his 25 hopeful teammates enter their first day of two-a-day practices today in Colorado Springs, as USA Basketball's World University Games Training Camp continues at U.S. Olympic Training Center.


Camp began with a two-hour practice session on Monday night, with two-a-days now daily through Sunday, including an intrasquad scrimmage on Saturday that is open to the public.

BYU's Haws earns 'big opportunity' with USA Basketball

Posted Jun 24th - 8:14am by Greg Wrubell

Today is the first day of BYU's summer class term, and new members of the 2013-14 Cougar basketball team will be enrolled and ready to start playing and working out with their teammates. One notable veteran will be missing from those activities to start the term, however, and with good reason.

BYU guard Tyler Haws is bound for Colorado Springs, where later today, he'll pull on a No. 46 Team USA practice jersey, and the quest to represent his country at the upcoming World University Games will be underway.


New format, more coverage for WCC hoops tourney

Posted Jun 19th - 4:19pm by Greg Wrubell

The West Coast Conference on Wednesday announced modifications to its 2014 Men's and Women's Basketball Championships, which will again be contested at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

After previously announcing a format change and three-year extension that will keep the tourney at the Orleans through 2016, the league has now moved the dates of the event, changing it from a Wednesday through Monday game slate, to a Thursday through Tuesday fixture list.

At the same time, the conference has widened its broadcast scope, with five tournament games scheduled to be televised on either ESPN 2 (three games) or ESPN (two games). Last year, of the five tourney games televised on the ESPN family of networks, two games were seen on ESPNU, two were shown on ESPN2, with the title game appearing on ESPN.

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