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BYU women's hoops rebounding from low point to capture 5th straight win

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 25th - 8:02pm

Sara Hamson had 15 points and seven rebounds, and Paisley Johnson added 12 points and four assists to help BYU women’s basketball to its fifth straight win Saturday 71-48 over visiting Santa Clara in the Marriott Center.

San Francisco uses 32-5 second-half run to hand BYU basketball 3rd straight series loss

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 25th - 6:29pm

Khalil Shabazz poured in a career-high 32 points on a perfect 10-of-10 shooting, and Jamaree Bouyea added 23 points as San Francisco overturned a 14-point second-half deficit with a 32-5 run to hand BYU its third straight loss in the series Saturday.

Thousands of miles later, former BYU star Eric Mika's road to NBA as close as it's ever been

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 25th - 10:22am

After stints in Italy, Germany, China and with the NBA G League's Stockton Kings, former Lone Peak and BYU star Eric Mika may be on the verge of a return to the NBA, his Kings coach Ty Ellis believes.

Jake Toolson shows why Yoeli Childs' return is so vital to BYU's tourney hopes

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 24th - 3:52pm

Jake Toolson showed why he can be so effective in a BYU uniform, and why the Cougars are putting together a high-quality NCAA Tournament resume, in Thursday night's 74-60 win at Pacific.

Toolson erupts as Childs returns in BYU basketball's road win at Pacific

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 23rd - 11:31pm

Jake Toolson poured in a career-high 28 points, including 6-of-8 from 3-point range, and Yoeli Childs added 26 points and nine rebounds in his first game since Jan. 4, en route to a 74-60 win over Pacific at the Alex G. Spanos Center in Stockton, California.

BYU basketball's road trip to Pacific, USF may define season

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 22nd - 7:39pm

If BYU basketball’s NCAA tournament resume hopes weren’t dashed by last week’s 92-69 loss to then-No. 1 Gonzaga (as most project), the Cougars may face an even more pressing task this weekend.

Patrick Kinahan: Sitake likely to keep BYU coaching staff intact

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:12am

The lackluster finish to BYU’s football season, which ended with two consecutive losses in winnable games, has led to many of the faithful to demand changes to the coaching staff.

Life lessons from LaVell Edwards

Dylan Cannon, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 7:57am

A humorous interaction with my grandfather, LaVell Edwards, with important implications

Locals in the NFL Playoffs: Chiefs' first trip to Super Bowl in 50 years a tribute to Andy Reid

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 19th - 8:33pm

Patrick Mahomes threw for 294 yards and three touchdowns for the Chiefs. But Sunday's AFC title and Lamar Hunt Trophy is dedicated to Andy Reid, who shed a stigma and 50 years of community heartbreak with a Super Bowl bid.

No. 1 Gonzaga's special season, BYU's return to Big Dance both attainable after Cougars' loss

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 19th - 12:01pm

The Zags (20-1, 6-0 WCC) brought it Saturday night, looking every bit the part of the No. 1-ranked team in America, dismantling BYU 92-69 with the most efficient offensive force in the NCAA.

No. 1 Gonzaga overwhelms BYU to set WCC win streak record

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 18th - 11:00pm

Killian Tillie had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and Corey Kispert added 19 points, five rebounds and two assists to help No. 1 Gonzaga overwhelm visiting BYU, 92-69 Saturday night in the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane, Washington.

How BYU's Fred Warner led 49ers to NFC title game 'one day at a time'

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 18th - 7:47am

The future is now for 49ers linebacker Fred Warner, and that hasn't been more apparent than this week leading up to San Francisco's NFC Championship game against Green Bay.

Why did Khyiris Tonga, Matt Bushman delay NFL future for one more year at BYU?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 17th - 10:11pm

Khyiris Tonga and Matt Bushman were on the verge of declaring for the NFL. So why did they come back for one final year at BYU?

Injury-riddled BYU basketball has figured out WCC play, but No. 1 Gonzaga is 'a whole different beast'

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 17th - 11:26am

There wasn’t a whole lot to nitpick from the Cougars (14-5, 3-1 WCC) after BYU’s 10th win in the past 12 games to keep ahold of second place in the West Coast Conference. But Saturday will be another story.

'Big Idaho' Kolby Lee's career night lifts BYU basketball past San Diego

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 16th - 10:35pm

Kolby Lee finished with a career-high 21 points to go along with five rebounds, and BYU shot 55% from the field to pull away from San Diego 93-70 Thursday night in the Marriott Center.

With No. 1 Gonzaga on deck, BYU basketball must keep focus on 'revenge game' with San Diego

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 16th - 9:00am

Focus is key for a Thursday night game (7 p.m. MST, BYUtv) against the 7-12 Toreros, a winless team in conference play, with a trip to the Kennel and No. 1-ranked Gonzaga just three days away.

KSL Pick'em: Aggie fan wins $500, Utes best overall fan base

Robert Jackson, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:42am

KSL College Football Pick'em wrapped up its fifth season on Monday as No. 1 LSU defeated the defending champion No. 3 Clemson Tigers 42-25. The contest had its most participants for the fifth straight season, with 9,959 users vying for the coveted top spot in the overall leaderboard.

Locals in the NFL Playoffs: BYU's Daniel Sorensen, Fred Warner lead Chiefs, Niners to divisional-round wins

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 12th - 9:38pm

Sorensen tied the game-high with eight tackles, including a pivotal fourth-down stop, and added another tackle and forced fumble on special teams to help the Chiefs rally from 24-0 down for a 51-31 win Sunday.

BYU dunk team adds female member for first time

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 12th - 10:44am

The BYU Dunk Team has added some sweetness to their squad. For the first time in nearly 10 years, the team has a woman now dunking with the boys, bringing a whole new play for the team.