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Patrick Kinahan: Few teams can travel like BYU football

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:44am

A change in the coaching staff has made a huge difference in the enthusiasm for BYU football. Last week's practice in St. George is the latest evidence of the increasing amount of fans who are rallying around coach Kalani Sitake and his assistants.

Ben Anderson: Has BYU’s LP3 been a disappointment?

Ben Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 10:20am

With TJ Haws, Eric Mika and Nick Emery back on the basketball floor together, did they miss their opportunity to meet the high expectations of BYU's fans?

What's next for BYU basketball? A lot of work

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 8:52am

What's next for BYU basketball after a 105-89 loss to UT Arlington in the NIT? A chance at continuity, and a lot of necessary work.

Langlois steps up to lead No. 3 BYU men's volleyball by No. 4 Hawaii in straight sets

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 10:04pm

Jake Langlois put down 13 kills, and Brenden Sander had a team-high 14 as BYU swept Hawaii 28-26, 25-18, 25-20 for the fifth-straight win against the island visitors Friday night in Provo.

5 standouts at midway point of BYU spring football

Mitch Harper, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 9:23am

As the Cougars get ready to go camping this weekend in St. George, they’ve hit the midway point of spring ball. Who are the players that have stood out thus far?

BYU women done in by turnovers as Washington State rallies for WNIT win

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 10:17pm

Makenzi Pulsipher had 23 points and three assists for BYU in her final game with the Cougars, a 72-64 loss to Washington State in the opening round of the Women's NIT Thursday night at the Marriott Center.

Have You Seen This? Cosmo the Cougar's 'groundbreaking' dance challenge

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 1:20pm

We learned last year just how good a dancer Cosmo the Cougar really is. This time, Cosmo is back at it again, and the result is, well, groundbreaking.

UT Arlington scores 62 first-half points, ends BYU's season in NIT opener

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 11:45pm

Drew Charles scored a career-high 26 points for UT Arlington, and Kaelon Wilson and Kevin Hervey added 20 points apiece to lead the Mavericks to a 105-89 win over BYU in the opening round of the National Invitation Tournament Wednesday night.

BYU women out to avoid WNIT letdown after emotional WCC tourney exit

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 5:48pm

After an emotional loss to Saint Mary's in the semifinals of the West Coast Conference tournament, the BYU women's basketball team hopes to rebound against Washington State in Thursday's WNIT at 7 p.m. MDT.

Elijah Bryant out as BYU preps for late NIT tipoff vs. UTA

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 6:15pm

Redshirt sophomore Elijah Bryant will miss the rest of the season and NIT after a knee injury suffered in the Cougars’ loss to Saint Mary’s in the semifinals of the West Coast Conference tournament last week, BYU coach Dave Rose said.

3 local women's basketball teams head to the postseason

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 12:51pm

Just like in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, no local squad will represent Utah in the top women's tournament. But three local teams earned postseason invites late Monday night.

2017 NIT Bracket  |  Posted   Mar 13th - 2:15pm

The Utes and the Cougars may have missed out on the Big Dance this year, but postseason play is still alive for both teams in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT). Follow the road to Madison Square Garden with's live Game Center.

Great Clips of the Week: Northwestern Wildcats go nuts over first-ever NCAA Tourney bid

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 13th - 11:00am

We made it, America. March Madness is upon us. Here are some of our favorite reactions to historic bids, plus a little college baseball from BYU.

BYU hoops to host UT Arlington in NIT first round

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 12th - 9:52pm

BYU (22-11) drew a No. 3 seed and will host No. 6 Texas-Arlington Wednesday at 7 p.m. MT on ESPN2. The Mavericks (25-8) claimed an autobid to the tournament via the Sun Belt regular season championship.

Villanova gets top seed in NCAA Tournament; Syracuse out

Eddie Pells, AP National Writer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 12th - 6:31pm

For pure drama, best wait 'til the shots start flying.

How the NIT selection process works

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Mar 11th - 10:04am

Local teams BYU and Utah had their individual successes this season but will be held out of the NCAA Tournament, barring some unusual circumstances. However, both teams appear to be a lock for the NIT.

BYU-Utah basketball in the NIT? Why it could happen

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 11th - 8:01am

After BYU’s blowout loss to Saint Mary’s, and Utah’s upsetting loss to Cal in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 Tournament, the Cougars and Utes may be headed on a collision course in the second-tier National Invitation Tournament matchup.

Patrick Kinahan: BYU basketball needs to grow up quickly

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 8th - 10:54am

The BYU basketball team went into the season with high expectations, but the Cougars did not meet them. Going into the offseason, the Cougars needs their starting group of all freshmen and sophomores to mature fast, and the depth needs to improve.

No. 4 Gonzaga beats No. 19 Saint Mary's 74-56 in WCC final

John Marshall, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 7th - 10:06pm

Gonzaga coach Mark Few brought in veteran transfers and one of the best recruiting classes in school history this season, a group that's been called the best in his 18-year tenure as head coach.

How former local college standouts fared at the 2017 NFL Combine

Dylan Cannon, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 7th - 7:42am

The 2017 NFL draft looms. Former BYU and Utah football players were among those invited to display their athleticism at the NFL Combine. Here are how the local boys fared.