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Wednesday night's BYU hoops game a homecoming for Portland State coach Barret Peery

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 11th - 8:37pm

With the Vikings (5-3) will come head coach Barret Peery, a second-year rising start coach whose career began in Utah County — as a guard at Payson High School.

After running perfect home record, No. 4 BYU women's volleyball sets sights on national semifinals

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 11th - 8:23am

After wins over Stony Brook, Utah, Florida and No. 5 Texas in Provo, the Cougars can turn their attention to the biggest stage in collegiate volleyball — the NCAA national semifinals, which will tip Thursday at the Target Center in Minneapolis.

Drive and Dunk: Yoeli Childs helps BYU hoops rebound from 3-game skid with big week

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 9th - 8:16am

Yoeli Childs made more than a few big shots in his first neutral-site rivalry game against Utah. But none were bigger than a dunk with 11:23 remaining.

No. 4 BYU women's volleyball sweeps No. 5 Texas to advance to national semifinals

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 8th - 9:50pm

Roni Jones-Perry poured in 25 kills, three digs and two blocks, and Heather Gneiting added nine kills and four blocks in a balanced attack as No. 4 BYU swept No. 5 Texas, 25-23, 25-23, 25-21 Saturday night to advance to the NCAA national semifinals.

Childs' big night sparks BYU to 74-59 win over Utah

John Coon, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec 8th - 3:29pm

Yoeli Childs scored 31 points and collected 11 rebounds to lead BYU to a 74-59 victory over Utah on Saturday.

'We freaking did it:' No. 4 BYU volleyball advances to first NCAA regional final since 2014 run

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 7th - 9:11pm

Roni Jones-Perry poured in 17 kills and nine digs, and Kennedy Eschenberg added 11 kills and a match-high seven blocks to help No. 4 BYU to a 23-25, 25-13, 25-17, 25-19 win Friday evening in the Provo regional semifinal.

No. 5 Texas tops Michigan in four sets to advance to NCAA volleyball regional final in Provo

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 7th - 7:33pm

Texas' Micaya White had a match-high 21 kills on 50 swings to lift the Longhorns to a 25-10, 27-29, 29-27, 25-19 win over unseeded Michigan in the first regional semifinal in the Smith Fieldhouse.

Florida volleyball embraces underdog role in NCAA tourney, while No. 4 BYU rides defense to favorite tag

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 6th - 10:35pm

While the roles may be reversed from most national media observations, the Gators (26-6) are fully embracing the role of underdog against No. 4-ranked BYU (29-1).

BYU hopes bowl trip to Boise helps launch improvement for 2019 season

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 6th - 10:14am

BYU’s postseason trip to the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl will be about more than a bowl game. It won’t even just be about a trip to Boise, or a chance to win their first-ever game on the blue turf of Albertsons Stadium.

Embattled Emery provides Cougars just what they need — a win — in return vs. Utah State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 5th - 11:12pm

Nick Emery’s return to college basketball couldn’t have started much better.

Cougars shoot way out of 3-game skid, win 95-80 over Utah State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 5th - 10:13pm

Yoeli Childs poured in 31 points and seven rebounds, and BYU led by as much as 22 points en route to a 95-80 win over in-state rival Utah State to snap a three-game losing streak Wednesday night in the Marriott Center.

Nick Emery set for return as BYU tries to break out of 3-game skid against Utah State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 4th - 10:00pm

Nick Emery will mark an 18-month return to collegiate basketball eligibility Wednesday night when BYU hosts in-state rival Utah State in the Marriott Center at 7 p.m. (BYUtv, KSL Newsradio).

KSL Pick'em: Cougars sweep weekly awards in Week 14

Robert Jackson and Glenn Swan, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 4th - 1:56pm

Conference championship weekend did not go as planned for Utah and Utah State fans.

'Idaho will do': After year away from postseason, Cougars happy to be back in a bowl

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 3rd - 4:41pm

After enduring a 4-9 season in 2017, the Cougars are just happy to be back in the postseason — even if it means being attached to the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.

BYU headed to Boise for Potato Bowl against MAC foe Western Michigan

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 2nd - 2:49pm

BYU is going bowling. Now we know where they will be going.

'They pretty much owned us tonight': Weber State adds to BYU's woes with 113-103 victory

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 1st - 11:23pm

Weber State had a day to remember. BYU had another one to forget.

Offense clicks for No. 4 BYU women's volleyball in tourney sweep of Utes

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 1st - 11:06pm

Roni Jones-Perry poured in 20 kills, seven digs and three blocks to help No. 4 BYU roll up a 25-16, 25-21, 25-18 sweep of rival Utah in the second round of the NCAA women’s volleyball tournament Saturday night in the Smith Fieldhouse.

Weber State overpowers BYU in second half for a 113-103 win

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 1st - 9:20pm

Weber State beat BYU for the first time since 2003 Saturday at Dee Events Arena.

Season-best defense helps BYU women sweep Stony Brook to open NCAA volleyball tournament

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 1st - 8:58am

Roni Jones-Perry had 17 kills, six digs, four blocks and two aces — including the match-winner, and fourth-seeded BYU held Stony Brook to a season-low hitting percentage en route to a 25-20, 25-13, 25-12 win in front of 3,675 fans in Provo.

BYU in a bowl: A look at the Cougars' postseason options

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 30th - 8:32am

The Cougars’ television contract with ESPN guarantees that the network will find a bowl destination for each season that BYU is bowl-eligible, so here are a few options.