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How local players fared at Shrine Game, Collegiate Bowl

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:06pm

It was all-star weekend for a bevy of college football stars looking to impress NFL scouts at the East-West Shrine Game in Florida and the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl in California. Former local standouts were no different. Here’s how they did.

Exhausted BYU women shake off slow start for win over Pacific

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 6:35pm

Cassie Broadhead continued her dazzling scoring pace with 23 points and four assists, and Kalani Purcell supplied 10 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds as the Cougars picked up a 68-50 win over Pacific in the Marriott Center.

Mika with 17 points, BYU rolls past Pacific 62-47

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 6:24pm

Eric Mika scored 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for his 13th double-double this season and BYU rolled to a 62-47 win over Pacific on Saturday.

Heading to Pacific, BYU hoops out to snap road hex

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:06am

For a team that boasts just one senior on the active roster, perhaps it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the Cougars are having trouble translating their home form to road games.

Mika's 12th double-double leads BYU hoops by Pepperdine

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 10:17pm

Eric Mika posted his 12th double-double of the season, and Nick Emery passed Jimmer Fredette in BYU's 99-70 rout of Pepperdine a week after a loss at San Diego.

Rebounding after stunning losses becoming a habit for BYU basketball

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 10:15am

Still reeling from a stunning loss at San Diego, the BYU men’s basketball team will look to rebound Thursday night at 7 p.m. MT against Pepperdine. Recovering from a bad beat is a habit the Cougars hope to continue.

Dobbert leads valuable 2nd unit as No. 3 BYU men's volleyball reaches league play

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 18th - 6:53pm

In the third match in as many nights, Tim Dobbert had a feeling his number would be called early and often for the third-ranked BYU men’s volleyball team. He was ready — and now comes the hard part.

Former players recall 1996 BYU football season: was it the best ever?

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 10:15am

Was the 1996 BYU football team the best ever? We asked several players from the Cotton Bowl championship team.

San Diego uses late 13-0 run to beat BYU 88-75

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 11:23pm

Olin Carter III made five 3-pointers and finished with 28 points to lead San Diego to an 88-75 victory over BYU on Saturday night.

Broadhead's career day helps BYU women roll San Diego to stay atop WCC

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 4:09pm

Cassie Broadhead poured in a career-high 30 points and seven rebounds to help BYU to an 81-63 win over San Diego and retain a share of first place in the West Coast Conference.

Patch lifts emotional, drained No. 4 BYU volleyball to home sweep of Concordia

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 13th - 9:47pm

Ben Patch had a match-high 16 kills with two aces, including setting up match point, and Jake Langlois added 13 kills as No. 4 BYU swept the Eagles, 25-23, 25-17, 26-24 Friday night in the Smith Fieldhouse.

UVU soccer coach takes new role with BYU women's soccer

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 13th - 1:06pm

Utah Valley women's soccer coach Brent Anderson stepped down to assume a new role as assistant coach with BYU women's soccer, both schools announced Friday. Anderson replaces Chris Watkins, who left this winter to take the head job at Gonzaga.

Eric Mika's career-high 31 points powers BYU past San Francisco

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 12th - 9:08pm

Eric Mika had a career-high 31 points and seven rebounds, and Nick Emery added 19 points to help the Cougars pull away from San Francisco, 85-75 Thursday night at the Marriott Center.

BYU's Hatch, Vasconcelos selected in top 11 picks of pro women's soccer draft

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 12th - 1:32pm

BYU forward Ashley Hatch was selected No. 2 overall by the North Carolina Courage at the 2017 National Women’s Soccer League college draft held in Los Angeles.

Hot-shooting Dons boast latest new coach to face Cougars in WCC play

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 12th - 10:15am

A year after a 15-15 season and the firing of former coach Rex Walters, the Dons are off to an 11-6 start that's included a pair of wins over Utah and Illinois State in the Diamond Head Classic in Hawaii. Next up: a trip to Provo.

Dave Rose drawing criticism as BYU basketball coach

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 11th - 10:16am

In his 12th year as the BYU basketball coach, Dave Rose has run a consistent program capable of producing good records every season. But his lack of big-time success in the WCC has begun to draw criticism. Some think the program has hit a plateau.

KSL Pick'em: Clemson's last second win shakes up bowl, overall leaderboards

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Jan 10th - 11:41am

Clemson's last second win over Alabama Monday night caused quite the shakeup in not only the bowl week leaderboard, but the overall standings as well.

Watch: Kalani Sitake's best moments on ESPN's 'Film Room'

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 10th - 10:40am

Sitake was one of three coaches who took part in ESPN’s “Coaches’ Film Room” as part of the multi-tiered “Megacast” of the final game of the 2017 season.

LaVell Edwards' legacy lives on in accomplishments, laughter of his players

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 8th - 7:15pm

Jim McMahon playfully tagged Vai Sikahema in the back. ESPN analyst Trevor Matich was a hit with the local media in attendance. Robbie Bosco and Gary Sheide stopped to talk about football. Coach would've loved it.

Motivated Bryant sparks Cougars to rout of Pacific

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 7th - 10:32pm

Eric Mika tallied 17 points and 10 rebounds with three assists to help the BYU men’s basketball team cruise to a 91-62 home win over Pacific on Saturday night.