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Who's coming, going in Utah college basketball through the transfer portal?

Who's coming, going in Utah college basketball through the transfer portal?

KSL.com Sports  |  Updated May 19 - 6:51 p.m.  |  Save Story

Jon Rothstein sleeps in May, but the NCAA transfer portal is just getting started.
BYU football: Who will be the starters along the offensive line in 2024?

BYU football: Who will be the starters along the offensive line in 2024?

Ben Criddle for KSL.com  |  Posted May 17 - 10:28 a.m.  |  Save Story

Leausa's path to BYU isn't typical, but now that he's set to arrive at Provo, he couldn't be more grateful for the challenges he's met and for the possibilities in front of him.
NCAA golf: Utah punches ticket to championship rounds, BYU edged out in playoff

NCAA golf: Utah punches ticket to championship rounds, BYU edged out in playoff

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 15 - 5:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah punched its ticket to the NCAA championships for the second time in three seasons.
After tragic loss, former BYU linebacker Brady Poppinga and family finding hope in their faith

After tragic loss, former BYU linebacker Brady Poppinga and family finding hope in their faith

Kathy Aiken for KSL.com  |  Posted May 15 - 9:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

In the midst of their grief, and surrounded by memories, the Poppinga family say they rely on their faith, family and friends to help them get through day to day.
Who's coming, going in Utah college football through the transfer portal?

Who's coming, going in Utah college football through the transfer portal?

KSL.com Sports  |  Updated May 14 - 1:06 a.m.  |  Save Story

The opening of college football's transfer portal Tuesday promises to be the most intriguing of the mechanism's entry in college sports.
Transfer portal gave former Utah prep star Kemery Martin chance to come home to BYU

Transfer portal gave former Utah prep star Kemery Martin chance to come home to BYU

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 11 - 9:20 a.m.  |  Save Story

The transfer portal gave Kemery Martin a way to find herself in California, and then a way to come back home.
No. 4 Oklahoma routs BYU in Big 12 semifinal, sending Cougars home to await postseason fate

No. 4 Oklahoma routs BYU in Big 12 semifinal, sending Cougars home to await postseason fate

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 10 - 6:40 p.m.  |  Save Story

Kierston Deal (12-1) spun a no-hitter through four innings for the Sooners, striking out four with two walks in the two-hit, complete-game effort.
Temples shines as BYU softball stuns Oklahoma State in Big 12 Tournament opener

Temples shines as BYU softball stuns Oklahoma State in Big 12 Tournament opener

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 9 - 1:13 p.m.  |  Save Story

BYU softball was enjoying its first-ever trip to Oklahoma City for the Big 12 softball tournament that the Cougars figured they might as well stay.
Ben Criddle: Why Chris Burgess left his alma mater for BYU

Ben Criddle: Why Chris Burgess left his alma mater for BYU

Ben Criddle for KSL.com  |  Posted May 9 - 1:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Chris Burgess outlined three primary reasons why he chose BYU, all of which played pivotal in making his decision.
After 'chaotic' trip to portal, former Utah State starter McCae Hillstead found home at BYU

After 'chaotic' trip to portal, former Utah State starter McCae Hillstead found home at BYU

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 8 - 10:42 a.m.  |  Save Story

Just 10 days after declaring his transfer intent, the 5-foot-10 strong-armed quarterback from Skyridge High announced on X, formerly Twitter, that he had committed to BYU.
Ben Criddle: BYU basketball's most valuable addition may not be who you think

Ben Criddle: BYU basketball's most valuable addition may not be who you think

Ben Criddle for KSL.com  |  Posted May 6 - 10:55 a.m.  |  Save Story

After a very brief, albeit immensely impactful introduction, Brandon Dunson forged a strong connection with Kevin Young immediately.
Once a star on the field, Cole Gambill now giving back to the game he loves

Once a star on the field, Cole Gambill now giving back to the game he loves

Alex Tumalip, KSL.com  |  Posted May 5 - 1:23 p.m.  |  Save Story

Former BYU baseball outfielder Cole Gambill, now a coach at Salt Lake Community College, is getting his chance to share what he's learned as a player with those around him.
BYU's Wyatt Parry wins Rudy Scholz Award as college rugby's top male player

BYU's Wyatt Parry wins Rudy Scholz Award as college rugby's top male player

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 4 - 9:44 a.m.  |  Save Story

The 5-foot-10 scrum half from Snow Canyon was honored to receive the Rudy Scholz Award given to the top men's collegiate rugby player in the United States.
Mailbag: Utah's post-Whittingham plan, USC's valuation, BYU's win total and more

Mailbag: Utah's post-Whittingham plan, USC's valuation, BYU's win total and more

Jon Wilner, Bay Area News Group  |  Posted May 3 - 11:21 p.m.  |  Save Story

Patrick Kinahan: Decision to leave Utah goes beyond basketball for Burgess

Patrick Kinahan: Decision to leave Utah goes beyond basketball for Burgess

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted May 2 - 11:26 a.m.  |  Save Story

Chris Burgess has heard all the jokes, dating back to the infamous incident during his senior year of high school nearly 30 years ago.
Different kind of homecoming: Chris Burgess returning to BYU as assistant coach

Different kind of homecoming: Chris Burgess returning to BYU as assistant coach

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 1 - 5:21 p.m.  |  Save Story

Burgess, 44, returns to BYU after two years on Craig Smith's staff at Utah after spending time on former BYU coach Mark Pope's staff at both BYU and Utah Valley.
The transfer portal story of Marcus Adams Jr. is different than others in college sports

The transfer portal story of Marcus Adams Jr. is different than others in college sports

Ben Criddle for KSL.com  |  Posted May 1 - 1:48 p.m.  |  Save Story

Marcus Adams is keenly aware of all the noise around his transfer, and has unfortunately been privy to a lot of the talk regarding his circumstance.
Patrick Kinahan: Eschewing NBA, Young professes instant love for BYU

Patrick Kinahan: Eschewing NBA, Young professes instant love for BYU

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted April 30 - 10:33 a.m.  |  Save Story

Most young assistant coaches in the NBA presumably have their eyes on the grand prize, to slide over a few feet on the bench.
How Kevin Young secured the commitment of 4-star prospect Brody Kozlowski

How Kevin Young secured the commitment of 4-star prospect Brody Kozlowski

Ben Criddle for KSL.com  |  Posted April 30 - 9:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

Kevin Young reached out to Kozlowski almost immediately following his press conference, laying out more specifics regarding his methods of development.
Now out of NBA playoffs, Kevin Young couldn't be more 'locked in' on BYU, assistant says

Now out of NBA playoffs, Kevin Young couldn't be more 'locked in' on BYU, assistant says

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 29 - 6:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Kevin Young's time as associate head coach of the Phoenix Suns came to a close Monday night. Now he only has one job: BYU men's basketball coach.
BYU's Kingsley Suamataia selected in 2nd round of 2024 NFL draft by Kansas City Chiefs

BYU's Kingsley Suamataia selected in 2nd round of 2024 NFL draft by Kansas City Chiefs

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 26 - 7:25 p.m.  |  Save Story

The former five-star offensive tackle who moved back home to play football at BYU after initially signing with Oregon has found a new home in the NFL.
New coach Kevin Young racking up wins as Dallin Hall recommits to BYU hoops

New coach Kevin Young racking up wins as Dallin Hall recommits to BYU hoops

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 26 - 11:33 a.m.  |  Save Story

Less than two weeks in, Young — who is still with the Phoenix Suns as associate head coach through the remainder of the team's time in the playoffs — has retained most of the players from Mark Pope's roster that finished fifth in the Cougars' first season in the Big 12.
After flirting with Kentucky, Richie Saunders announces return to BYU

After flirting with Kentucky, Richie Saunders announces return to BYU

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 25 - 8:48 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Headband is coming back to BYU and new coach Kevin Young.
Former BYU QB Kedon Slovis' NFL draft stock rising, but will his name be called?

Former BYU QB Kedon Slovis' NFL draft stock rising, but will his name be called?

Ben Criddle for KSL.com  |  Posted April 24 - 10:27 a.m.  |  Save Story

Kedon Slovis may have a legitimate shot at finding himself a spot on an NFL roster following his up-and-down collegiate career.
Hawaiian punch: Aloy helps BYU baseball walk off with 1st season sweep of Utes since 2003

Hawaiian punch: Aloy helps BYU baseball walk off with 1st season sweep of Utes since 2003

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 23 - 10:51 p.m.  |  Save Story

Aloy drove in Ryker Schow to help the Cougars walk off with their first series sweep over the Utes since 2003 Tuesday night in front of a standing room-only crowd of 2,639 fans at Miller Park.
BYU football: The free safety position is up for grabs

BYU football: The free safety position is up for grabs

Ben Criddle for KSL.com  |  Posted April 23 - 6:23 p.m.  |  Save Story

The free safety position at BYU presents one of the more interesting position battles for this coming season.
BYU basketball adds former Stanford assistant Brandon Dunson to coaching staff

BYU basketball adds former Stanford assistant Brandon Dunson to coaching staff

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 23 - 6:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

The non-Latter-day Saint assistant coach with strong west coast ties is the first assistant hired by new BYU men's basketball coach Kevin Young.
It's official: Jaxson Robinson will not be returning to BYU basketball

It's official: Jaxson Robinson will not be returning to BYU basketball

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 23 - 4:55 p.m.  |  Save Story

Any lingering hope of the reigning Big 12 Sixth Man of the Year returning to BYU became official Tuesday afternoon: Robinson is declaring for the NBA Draft.
4-star Brody Kozlowski commits to BYU, new coach Kevin Young

4-star Brody Kozlowski commits to BYU, new coach Kevin Young

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 22 - 9:56 p.m.  |  Save Story

The first recruiting win of the Kevin Young era at BYU didn't take long.
BYU, Weber State cheer and dance bring more hardware back to nation's 'dance capital' in Utah

BYU, Weber State cheer and dance bring more hardware back to nation's 'dance capital' in Utah

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 20 - 7:48 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Cougarettes won their 25th and 26th national championships all-time, while Weber State cheer was named grand champions in large coed and small coed.
'It's going to be a challenge': Here are 3 key focuses for new BYU hoops coach Kevin Young

'It's going to be a challenge': Here are 3 key focuses for new BYU hoops coach Kevin Young

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 19 - 9:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

Just a day after being introduced as the 19th head coach in program history, Kevin Young was headed back to Phoenix.
BYU job a full-circle moment for rising NBA coaching star Kevin Young

BYU job a full-circle moment for rising NBA coaching star Kevin Young

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated April 17 - 9:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Phoenix Suns' associate head coach is being introduced as the next men's basketball coach at BYU in a formal press conference Wednesday night in Provo.
Analysis: BYU swung for the fences to pull its next basketball coach from NBA

Analysis: BYU swung for the fences to pull its next basketball coach from NBA

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 17 - 9:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

BYU's latest men's basketball head coach isn't a traditional hire in Cougar athletics. But this isn't a traditional BYU athletic department anymore.
BYU hires Phoenix assistant Kevin Young as next men's basketball coach

BYU hires Phoenix assistant Kevin Young as next men's basketball coach

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated April 16 - 11:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Cougars are going to the NBA to bring their new head coach home.
Patrick Kinahan: BYU may go Young in finding Pope's replacement

Patrick Kinahan: BYU may go Young in finding Pope's replacement

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted April 16 - 10:19 a.m.  |  Save Story

For a church-sponsored school with a limited pool of candidates, the BYU men's basketball program stands an excellent chance to land a competent coach.
BYU will reportedly interview men's basketball coaching candidates this week

BYU will reportedly interview men's basketball coaching candidates this week

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 15 - 4:11 p.m.  |  Save Story

The coaching search is moving at BYU men's basketball, with candidates reportedly set to interview Tuesday and Wednesday, according to CBS Sports' Matt Norlander.
Former BYU coach brings 1996 championship trophy, sellout crowd to Kentucky intro

Former BYU coach brings 1996 championship trophy, sellout crowd to Kentucky intro

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 14 - 5:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

It's safe to assume Mark Pope didn't have a Sunday afternoon over the past five years quite like his first one as head coach at the University of Kentucky.
In basketball coaching search, BYU will need to do something uncomfortable: move quickly

In basketball coaching search, BYU will need to do something uncomfortable: move quickly

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 13 - 12:38 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Cougars are on the market for a new men's basketball coach after Mark Pope returned to his alma mater Kentucky to replace John Calipari.
What's next? 5 candidates BYU should turn to replace Mark Pope

What's next? 5 candidates BYU should turn to replace Mark Pope

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 1:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

BYU men's basketball coach Mark Pope is off to Kentucky after just one season — and a fifth-place finish — in the Big 12. Where do the Cougars turn next?
As Pope leaves, BYU point guard Dallin Hall heads to transfer portal. Will others follow?

As Pope leaves, BYU point guard Dallin Hall heads to transfer portal. Will others follow?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 12:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

The first transfer portal entry of BYU's post-Mark Pope era has begun, as Dallin Hall's name hit the portal a few hours after the Kentucky announced its new head coach Friday.
Transition is early at BYU, but Keanu Hill's move to tight end 'absolutely' a success

Transition is early at BYU, but Keanu Hill's move to tight end 'absolutely' a success

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 10:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

It's still early. But by unanimous decision, Keanu Hill's move from BYU wide receiver to tight end has already been deemed a success by all parties involved.
Patrick Kinahan: Don't blame Pope leaving BYU for going home to dream job

Patrick Kinahan: Don't blame Pope leaving BYU for going home to dream job

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 9:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

Negotiations were wrapped up Thursday night with Mark Pope agreeing to become the coach at Kentucky, historically one of the greatest programs in college basketball.
Kentucky expected to hire BYU's Mark Pope as next men's basketball coach

Kentucky expected to hire BYU's Mark Pope as next men's basketball coach

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated April 11 - 8:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

BYU men's basketball coach Mark Pope is the leading candidate to become the next head coach at Kentucky, multiple outlets reported Thursday night.
BYU men's basketball's Collin Chandler: 4-star talent and 4-star expectations

BYU men's basketball's Collin Chandler: 4-star talent and 4-star expectations

Ben Criddle for KSL.com  |  Posted April 11 - 9:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

As Mark Pope and his staff scour the transfer portal landscape for the best potential additions to the BYU basketball team, it serves as a reminder that perhaps the best addition is coming to Provo.
BYU baseball takes momentum of Texas series into midweek win over Utah

BYU baseball takes momentum of Texas series into midweek win over Utah

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 9 - 10:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Cooper Vest went 2-for-3 with a home run, and freshman Kuhio Aloy paced a four-run eighth inning on two outs to help the Cougars pull away for a 7-3 win over Utah at Smith's Ballpark.
Patrick Kinahan: Mark Pope deserves to interview with Kentucky

Patrick Kinahan: Mark Pope deserves to interview with Kentucky

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted April 9 - 10:31 a.m.  |  Save Story

He's far from the favorite but if long-shot circumstances break his way, Mark Pope could have the coaching opportunity of a lifetime over the next week.
Patient relief: Stone Cushing's long road from Salem to Provo paying off for BYU baseball

Patient relief: Stone Cushing's long road from Salem to Provo paying off for BYU baseball

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 9 - 9:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

The junior from Salem Hills High is tied for fifth in the country in saves, and his seven saves is ties UCF's Chase Centala for the most in the Big 12.
Could Kentucky alum Mark Pope spin BYU around coaching carousel?

Could Kentucky alum Mark Pope spin BYU around coaching carousel?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 8 - 11:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Kentucky job will reportedly soon be open, with John Calipari on the verge of a five-year contract worth close to $8 million a year, according to ESPN.
Jojo Phillips, the unquestioned spring breakout, has BYU receivers locked and loaded

Jojo Phillips, the unquestioned spring breakout, has BYU receivers locked and loaded

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 6 - 1:58 p.m.  |  Save Story

Jojo Phillips was the breakout star of BYU's spring practices. Expect more of him during the Cougars' second season in the Big 12.
BYU assistant Kahil Fennell to be head coach at UTRGV

BYU assistant Kahil Fennell to be head coach at UTRGV

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 5 - 2:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

One of Mark Pope's assistant coaches will get his first shot at being a head coach in the Southland Conference.
No. 32 BYU gymnastics breaks tie with Boise State for 13th straight regional semifinal

No. 32 BYU gymnastics breaks tie with Boise State for 13th straight regional semifinal

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 3 - 5:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Cougars were underdogs against their former Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference rivals, but wins by Brynlee Anderson
BYU showcases linemen, linebackers, specialists as Big 12 wraps up inaugural pro day

BYU showcases linemen, linebackers, specialists as Big 12 wraps up inaugural pro day

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted March 30 - 7:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

Max Tooley ran a 4.5 40-yard dash, added a 34.5-inch vertical leap, and posted a 10-foot, 2-inch broad jump as Big 12 pro day wrapped up the weekend.
As spring ball ends, BYU coaches weigh in on QB derby between Jake Retzlaff, Gerry Bohanon

As spring ball ends, BYU coaches weigh in on QB derby between Jake Retzlaff, Gerry Bohanon

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted March 30 - 3:23 p.m.  |  Save Story

No fewer than seven questions were asked of offensive coordinator Aaron Roderick as he met with the media for the final time after the Cougars put the finishing touches on spring practices at the school's indoor practice facility.
Jake Retzlaff vs. Gerry Bohanon: Breaking down BYU's quarterback competition

Jake Retzlaff vs. Gerry Bohanon: Breaking down BYU's quarterback competition

Ben Criddle for KSL.com  |  Posted March 29 - 9:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

Signs of how the BYU football quarterback competition will ultimately unfold are being provided as Kalani Sitake's team heads into the final stretch of its spring practice session.
Cougars open inaugural Big 12 pro day in Frisco, Texas

Cougars open inaugural Big 12 pro day in Frisco, Texas

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted March 28 - 6:39 p.m.  |  Save Story

Tight end Isaac Rex's pro day started at 5:45 a.m. local time, cornerback Kamden Garrett got rolling much later, but both BYU products posted big numbers during the inaugural Big 12 pro day.
Year 2 of Jay Hill's BYU defense brings new coaches, new pounds, focus on continuity

Year 2 of Jay Hill's BYU defense brings new coaches, new pounds, focus on continuity

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted March 27 - 6:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

As the Cougars put the final touches on spring practices in Week 5, Hill is polishing off Year 2 of the successful Weber State coach's defensive scheme in his first full offseason in Provo.
A former teammate is 'pumped' to see Jimmer Fredette compete for Olympic 3x3 gold

A former teammate is 'pumped' to see Jimmer Fredette compete for Olympic 3x3 gold

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted March 27 - 1:40 p.m.  |  Save Story

Kyle Collinsworth could have been a part of the Team USA's inaugural 3x3 basketball team for the Paris Olympics. Instead, he'll be cheering on the former BYU teammate he recommended to the position.
He played 1 game at BYU. Now Marcus Adams Jr. is back in the transfer portal

He played 1 game at BYU. Now Marcus Adams Jr. is back in the transfer portal

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted March 26 - 1:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

The former four-star freshman from Torrance, California, re-entered the transfer portal after a rough season in Provo that included a drawn-out waiver, an injury and the sudden death of his father.
Patrick Kinahan: Outside expectations define success for BYU, Utah State basketball

Patrick Kinahan: Outside expectations define success for BYU, Utah State basketball

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted March 26 - 10:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

Preseason polls are meaningless, college coaches annually insist, with one overriding exception in all sports.