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BYU's Hatch, Royals' Sauerbrunn, O'Hara called into USWNT camp

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 6:01pm

Three players with ties to the state of Utah were called into Jill Ellis' 22-player camp for the U.S. women's national team before a pair of friendlies against CONCACAF rival Mexico.

Patrick Kinahan: BYU had better choose the right QB

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 10:20am

Coming off a horrible season in which quarterback play was not near good enough, BYU has to choose the right starter at the position this year. The coaching staff is sifting through several candidates and should be able to settle on a quality player.

QBs take step forward in BYU's first scrimmage of spring camp

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 8:49pm

The Cougars put on full pads for the first time Thursday inside the school’s indoor practice facility, held a full-contact scrimmage, and the offense took advantage while it tries to install itself under new offensive coordinator Jeff Grimes.

BYU's Heath Schroyer named head coach at McNeese State

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 15th - 7:58pm

Heath Schroyer's return to Provo lasted just one season, as the BYU associate head coach will be named the next head coach at McNeese State in Louisiana.

Second-half surge helps Stanford hold off BYU in NIT opener

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 11:03pm

Reid Travis had 25 points and 14 rebounds, and Dorian Pickens added 16 points and five rebounds to help Stanford hold on for an 86-83 win over visiting BYU at Maples Pavilion.

Former Maple Mountain star to transfer from BYU women's basketball

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 8:40pm

Former Maple Mountain standout Liz Eaton will transfer from the BYU women's basketball team, has learned.

Experimental NIT rules could become the new future of college basketball

Lexi Lewis,  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 1:24pm

With the National Invitation Tournament just a few days away, you can expect to see some new styles of play as the NCAA announced Tuesday it will be experimenting with four rule changes in this year's 32-team tournament.

Patrick Kinahan: BYU needs to follow Gonzaga into the MWC

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 14th - 11:47am

BYU basketball took a hit in going from the Mountain West to the West Coast Conference seven years ago. The program could take another hit if Gonzaga follows through on interest to join the Mountain West, which is why the Cougars need to do the same.

BYU basketball contemplates change to 'scheduling pillars' in review of 3rd-straight NIT bid

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 13th - 1:44pm

The message was received loud and clear from the NCAA Selection Committee: schedule better in non-conference play, especially for mid-majors. BYU plans to make those changes.

Former Pine View QB to transfer from BYU, slimming spring roster to 7

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 12th - 4:43pm

After BYU opened spring camp with as many as eight quarterbacks, former Pine View High standout Kody Wilstead has been granted a release to transfer away from the program, BYU coach Kalani Sitake told reporters after practice Monday.

2018 NIT Bracket  |  Posted   Mar 11th - 10:05pm

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.

BYU, Utah earn at-large bids to second-tier NIT

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 11th - 7:56pm

The Cougars (24-10) will open the second-tier National Invitation Tournament against third-seeded Stanford.

Former BYU receiver Dylan Collie returning to Provo as graduate transfer from Hawaii

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 9th - 8:19pm

Dylan Collie, the younger brother of former BYU record-setting star receiver Austin Collie and Hawaii’s leading receiver, announced his intentions to transfer to BYU Friday night via Twitter.

Patrick Kinahan: BYU basketball finally might have bright future

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 7th - 10:14am

For the third consecutive season, the BYU men's basketball team appears headed for another disappointing trip to the NIT. But, with no seniors on the team, the Cougars made progress this season and look like they may have a bright future.

Likely bound for NIT, BYU leaves final impression at WCC Tournament

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 7th - 6:41am

BYU coach Dave Rose didn't explicitly make a pitch to the NCAA Tournament selection committee after the Cougars' 74-54 loss to No. 6 Gonzaga in Tuesday night's West Coast Conference tournament championship. But he gave a compelling speech.

BYU routed in WCC Tournament final on No. 6 Zags' home-away-from-home

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 6th - 10:46pm

Gonzaga closed the first half on an 11-2 run, opened the second half on a 16-2 spurt, and never looked back en route to a 74-54 rout of BYU for their sixth-straight WCC tournament title in Las Vegas.

BYU to face 2nd top-25 team in 24 hours, No. 6 Gonzaga in WCC championship

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 6th - 9:29am

The BYU men’s basketball team pulled off a stunning upset of 20th-ranked Saint Mary’s, 85-72 in Monday’s semifinals of the West Coast Conference Tournament. And for it, they get the reward of facing the No. 6 team in the country.

NFL Combine features 6 players from Utah universities

Kenyon Finch,  |  Posted   Mar 6th - 8:13am

Over 300 of the nation's top players participated in the NFL Combine over the past few days. Six of the players selected to participate were from Utah universities.

Childs' career-high 33 leads BYU to 85-72 stunner over No. 20 Saint Mary's

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 5th - 11:24pm

Yoeli Childs had a career-high 33 points, including three 3-pointers, to go along with six rebounds and two steals to lead BYU to an 85-72 win over No. 20 Saint Mary’s in a West Coast Conference semifinal Monday night at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

BYU opens spring football determined to fix woes of 4-9 season

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 5th - 8:54pm

BYU coaches and players met for the first day of spring football practice Monday determined to make major fixes from an unacceptable 4-9 season.