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BYU basketball holds off San Diego for sixth-straight win

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 15th - 11:00pm

TJ Haws had 17 points and 10 assists, and Yoeli Childs added 17 points and seven rebounds while playing just 24 minutes with foul trouble to help BYU hold off San Diego, 72-71 at Jenny Craig Pavilion.

Here's the lucky charm that led Alex Barcello to a career-shooting night, BYU to program record

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 14th - 6:26pm

If BYU head coach Mark Pope is the superstitious type, Alex Barcello's girlfriend will have a seat at every game for the rest of the season, including Saturday night at San Diego.

BYU RB coach AJ Steward headed to Arizona

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 14th - 1:10pm

Running backs coach AJ Steward has accepted the same position at the University of Arizona, the university announced Friday afternoon.

BYU basketball cans school-record 18 triples in win at Loyola Marymount

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 13th - 11:21pm

TJ Haws had 17 points and Alex Barcello added 18 points to help BYU pull away from Loyola Marymount with a 77-54 win late Thursday night at Gersten Pavilion in Los Angeles.

Top college baseball players to watch in the state of Utah

Brayden Ramsay, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 13th - 9:30am

Football season is over, basketball is midway through its season, and baseball is just around the corner as America’s pastime gets ready to take the diamond in 2020.

Saints' Taysom Hill sees himself as a 'franchise QB;' former coach compares him to Lamar Jackson

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 12th - 10:02pm

By any and all accounts, Taysom Hill had a remarkable season in his third year with the New Orleans Saints. But franchise quarterback? Well, he thinks so.

BYU linebacker charged with misdemeanor DUI

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 12th - 3:07pm

Chaz Kapuni Kalauli Ah You, 21, a sophomore linebacker who prepped at Westlake and Timpview high schools, was cited with drinking in or about a vehicle, a Class C misdemeanor, and DUI, alcohol/drugs or combo, a Class B misdemeanor, according to court documents filed Tuesday in the Utah County Justice Court.

BYU basketball has a chance to improve road form, bolster NCAA resume this week

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 12th - 2:04pm

As head coach Mark Pope likes to say, “this game” will often provide exactly what you need. And the Cougars will get more of what they need as they travel three times in their final five games, beginning Thursday at Loyola Marymount.

Patrick Kinahan: BYU basketball hopes to answer Pope’s NCAA prayer

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 12th - 10:33am

Ever the optimist, despite the program’s limited success in the NCAA Tournament, Mark Pope is crazy enough to believe his BYU basketball team has a good chance to play deep into next month.

Utah Food Bank gets 40K-pound pork donation after BYU, USU football seasons

Kyle Dunphey, KSL  |  Posted Feb 11th - 9:28am

Football season has come and gone, but Utah State and BYU players were still throwing around the pigskin last week.

Great Clips of the Week: Cosmo had a 3-point dunk go viral. What else is new?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 10th - 11:01am

The Cougars’ 10-game home-court winning streak that has them poised for their first NCAA Tournament berth in four years extends to … the mascot?

Gavin Baxter's brief return sparks hope in BYU basketball's lofty goals

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 9th - 1:27pm

The Timpview High grad had just one offensive rebound, an assist and a foul drawn on 2 minutes, 34 seconds of work. But it may have been the most praised, applauded and welcomed 2:34 of a BYU scholarship athlete in program history.

No. 2 BYU men's volleyball stays unbeaten with 3-1 win over No. 8 Pepperdine

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 9th - 8:37am

Gabi Garcia Fernandez had 14 kills and five blocks, and Davide Gardini added 12 kills — including the match-winner — to help No. 2 BYU hold off No. 8 Pepperdine, 25-18, 25-22, 22-25, 25-20 Saturday night in the Smith Fieldhouse.

BYU basketball builds big lead before holding off San Francisco to snap 3-game hex

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 8th - 10:51pm

Yoeli Childs poured in 32 points and six rebounds to help BYU basketball build up a big lead and hold off San Francisco, 90-76, Saturday night in the Marriott Center.

With Super Bowl 54 in the past, here are the former local stars in the XFL

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 8th - 12:01pm

As the calendar flips to the 2020 offseason in the NFL, football fans’ eyes turn toward a new-old venture on the horizon: the XFL, the revived league spearheaded by WWE executive Vince McMahon set to kick off Saturday.

Toolson gets rolling to power BYU basketball to rout at Portland

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 6th - 10:54pm

The senior guard who was a game-time decision for head coach Mark Pope poured in 22 points — including six 3-pointers — to lead BYU to an 85-54 win at Portland to improve to 7-3 in West Coast Conference play Thursday night at the Chiles Center in Portland, Oregon.

No. 2 BYU men's volleyball outlasts first set en route to sweep of rival UCLA

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 6th - 9:48pm

Gabi Garcia Fernandez had 13 kills and three aces, and Davide Gardini added 11 kills as BYU held off an early challenge before sweeping the rival Bruins, 31-29, 25-12, 25-23 in the Smith Fieldhouse.

'Comfortable right when he got here': Why Devonta'e Henry-Cole moved from Utah to BYU so fast

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 6th - 10:45am

“As soon as I heard, I just called him right away and we were able to meet up and talk, literally within minutes,” Roderick said. “So it happened really fast.”

Linebackers add depth, development in BYU's 27-player signing class of 2020

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 5th - 8:01pm

The Cougars signed six linebacker prospects between the December early signing period and Wednesday’s national signing day, including Corner Canyon senior Josh Wilson, Timpview’s Logan Pili and American Fork’s Bodie Schoonover.