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BYU's TJ Haws, Brenna Chase named WCC players of the week in men's, women's hoops

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 18th - 3:39pm

It was a good week for the BYU basketball program — both men’s and women’s teams. And the Cougars were adequately rewarded Monday by the West Coast Conference.

BYU basketball rallies for 70-62 win at LMU to cap road sweep

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 16th - 6:20pm

Yoeli Childs had 18 points, four rebounds and five assists, and Gavin Baxter made all six of his shots for 13 points and seven rebounds as BYU rallied from a 12-point deficit to steal a win from the Lions, 70-62 at Gersten Pavilion in Los Angeles.

Oops, they did it again! BYU women top No. 13 Gonzaga, 66-64

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 5:34pm

Shaylee Gonzales scored 19 points, Sara Hamson blocked two shots in the last minute and BYU ended No. 13 Gonzaga's seven-game winning streak with a 66-64 victory on Saturday.

Making dad proud: TJ Haws adjoined to father Marty during BYU's win in San Diego

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 15th - 10:47am

During the win, TJ Haws passed his father, Marty Haws, for No. 23 on the Cougars’ all-time scoring list. The junior who starred at Lone Peak now has 1,358 career points, edging ahead of dad, who compiled 1,337 points from 1986-90.

No. 8 BYU volleyball sweeps Concordia in first home game since January 12

Paul Swenson, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 15th - 8:38am

The Cougars got back to their winning ways after a 4 game slide.

Haws' career-high 35 leads BYU to pivotal road win at San Diego in OT

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 14th - 11:43pm

TJ Haws scored a career-high 35 points, and Yoeli Childs added 27 points and 12 rebounds to help BYU to an 88-82 win in overtime in the Jenny Craig Pavilion at San Diego. Olin Carter III led the Toreros with 20 points, and Isaiah Pineiro supplied 20 points, 12 rebounds and five assists for San Diego.

BYU hires Texas State O-line coach, Grimes protege, to fill role of departed assistant

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 14th - 3:22pm

After offensive line coach Ryan Pugh departed to take the offensive coordinator job at Troy, the Cougars announced Thursday that Texas State offensive line coach Eric Mateos will be moving to Provo beginning with the 2019 season.

Revamped 'culture,' leadership coming to 2019 BYU baseball team

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 14th - 10:26am

“We let 25-30 percent of our roster go from last year because of culture, whether it was guys not buying in or whatever,” BYU baseball coach Mike Littlewood said this week before Friday’s season opener against Northwestern.

Utah State leads local men's basketball teams with best chances to make NCAA Tournament

Paul Swenson, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 13th - 2:20pm

A brief look at the post-season chances for Utah State, BYU, Utah, Utah Valley, Weber State, and SUU.

BYU basketball heads to San Diego looking for success where it hasn't always found it

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 13th - 11:34am

At first glance, it doesn’t seem like a big deal. The Cougars are 14-5 all-time against the Toreros, a team that has yet to break into the top three in the league since BYU joined in 2011-12. But in San Diego, the Cougars are just 4-4.

Draft pick or not, BYU QB Jaren Hall enjoys juggling spring ball with baseball

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 13th - 9:03am

Let’s get one thing out of the way: Jaren Hall is not Kyler Murray.

2 Aggies, 1 Cougar named to 2019 college football award watchlist

Paul Swenson, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 12th - 6:55pm

BYU’s Zach Wilson and Utah State’s Jordan Love and David Woodward were honored by the Touchdown Club of Columbus this weekend.

Low moment helps BYU basketball respond by winning with defense

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 10th - 6:43pm

Since a 30-point thrashing to No. 4 Gonzaga two weeks ago, the BYU men's basketball team has responded with back-to-back-to-back wins — all with defensive aplomb.

BYU women snap 3-game skid with 75-49 home rout of Pacific

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 9th - 11:10pm

BYU put their former losses to bed, jumping out to a 9-0 start with an uptempo offensive blitz fueled by Chase and Gonzales, who capped the start with a deep 3-pointer just over 2 minutes into the game.

Late spurt helps BYU pull away from Pacific, 69-59

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 9th - 10:32pm

Yoeli Childs poured in 19 points and 13 rebounds, and Harding added 13 points with four boards to help BYU move past Pacific, 69-59 Saturday night in the Marriott Center.

Nick Emery returns to starting lineup in BYU's road rout of Portland

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 8th - 4:10pm

Look closely, and you probably noticed it. Less than a week after scoring a season-high 17 points to help pace a 67-49 win over Loyola Marymount, Nick Emery was back in the starting lineup for the BYU basketball team Thursday night on the road.

Long snapper, long time: BYU alum Denney eyes 15th season with Dolphins

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 8th - 12:43pm

Long snapper John Denney has re-signed for a 15th season with the Miami Dolphins.

Childs, Haws help BYU rout Portland to keep Pilots winless in WCC

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 7th - 11:53pm

Yoeli Childs finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds, and TJ Haws added 22 points to help the Cougars cruised to an 83-48 rout over Portland in the Chiles Center in Portland.

9 Utah college football players invited to 2019 NFL Combine

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 7th - 8:01pm

The NFL Combine will have a Beehive State flavor when it kicks off Feb. 26 in Indianapolis.

BYU forward Yoeli Childs named to Karl Malone Award watchlist

Paul Swenson, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 7th - 6:43pm

Childs is one of 10 athletes in the country who were nominated for the Power Forward of the Year award.