1. 2010 Mountain West Conference Basketball Tournament: Who Ya Got?

    Eight games. Four days. One champion. It's tourney time again in the Mountain West Conference. With the regular season all wrapped up, the seedings are set in stone: 1. New Mexico 2. BYU 3...

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  2. BYU-Utah Basketball: Be Afraid, Cougars, Be Very Afraid

    Rivalries tend to bring out a wide variety of sports clichés. The most oft-repeated one seems to be "throw out the records when X and Y get together," or some variation thereof...

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  3. BYU Basketball's Tyler Haws Receives LDS Mission Call

    BYU freshman guard Tyler Haws has received a call to serve in the Philippines Quezon City Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Greg Wrubell, radio play-by-play man for the Cougars, reported the call on his blog at KSL...

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  4. Judgment Week: BYU's Jimmer Fredette Controls His MWC POY Destiny

    ESPN has dubbed this "Judgment Week," as teams on the bubble beat each other up to attempt to lock up the final at-large berths in the NCAA Tournament...

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  5. Has BYU's Tyler Haws' Slump Cost Him Mountain West Freshman of the Year?

    If the Mountain West Conference's postseason awards had been voted on one month ago, chances are BYU's Tyler Haws would have been named MWC Freshman of the Year. After BYU's 81-66 win over Wyoming on Jan...

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  6. NBA Trade Deadline: Utah Jazz Trade Ronnie Brewer to Memphis Grizzlies

    In a deal that has been rumored for nearly a month, the Utah Jazz agreed Thursday to trade swingman Ronnie Brewer to the Memphis Grizzlies for a protected first-round draft pick in 2011...

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  7. BYU Will Win the Mountain West in 2010...If These Five Cougars Step Up

    BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall doesn't know the meaning of the term "rebuilding". No matter how much turnover the team undergoes, expectations among the Cougar faithful will always be lofty...

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  8. BYU's Fight To the Finish: Can the Cougars Win Their Last Six?

    Yogi Berra said it, John Fogerty sang it, and the BYU Cougars are living it: "It's like déjà vu all over again." With six games to play last season, BYU sat at 7-3 in Mountain West Conference play, a half-game behind San Diego State...

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  9. Why Jake Heaps Will Become The Greatest Quarterback In BYU History

    There’s a reason BYU was once called Quarterback U.   Well, a handful of reasons:Gifford Nielsen, Marc Wilson, Jim McMahon, Steve Young, and Ty Detmer, just to name a few.   The post-Detmer era has been largely devoid of such household names...

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  10. Why BYU Basketball Would Benefit from a Move To the Pac-10

    Expansion is the buzzword of the week in college sports, particularly in the Pac-10, where a sub-par basketball season has diverted national attention elsewhere—until now...

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  11. Mountain West Basketball Tournament: Five Alternate Locations

    Every year about this time, someone begins the heated debate with a simple question: Why isn't the Mountain West Conference Basketball Tournament played on a neutral court? In the 10 seasons ...

    David Mortimer Written by David Mortimer about over 4 years ago 1,396 reads 15 comments

  12. BYU-UNLV: Rebels Start Hot, Tre'Von Willis Outduels Jimmer Fredette

    Nearly all the national attention the Mountain West Conference has garnered this season has been a result of MWC preseason player of the year, BYU's Jimmer Fredette...

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  13. Let The Defense Begin: Real Salt Lake's 2010 Schedule Released

    Major League Soccer released its 2010 schedule Wednesday, pitting each of its 16 teams against each other twice between March and October...

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  14. Will BYU's Jimmer Fredette Skip His Senior Season for the NBA Draft?

    As if his over-the-top courtside antics weren't enough, Utah head coach Jim Boylen has found another way to torment Cougar Nation. He suggested that all-everything BYU point guard Jimmer Fredette is ready to skip his senior season for the NBA...

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  15. BYU-TCU: Cougars Defeat Frogs in Quick, Forgettable Game

    Any fears about a BYU letdown against TCU before Saturday's crucial road trip to UNLV quickly went out the Marriott Center's doors Tuesday night. The only thing faster was the game itself. The No...

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  16. "The Blind Side" Nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards

    Much like its central character, Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Michael Oher, The Blind Side continues to surprise...

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  17. Utah's Marshall Henderson Suspended for One Game: A Fitting Punishment?

    Utah head coach Jim Boylen announced that freshman guard Marshall Henderson has been suspended for the Utes' game Wednesday against Colorado State for striking BYU's Jackson Emery near the end of the Utes' 82-69 loss to the Cougars...

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  18. BYU-Utah: Fredette Takes Over As Henderson Punches Emery

    In the blink of an eye, Utah freshman guard Marshall Henderson became Public Enemy No. 1 in Provo. Henderson was ejected with 34 seconds left in No...

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  19. Policing the Student Section: Where To Draw the Line?

    Basketball is unique among sports with regards to the distance (or lack thereof) between fans and players. This intimate setting, especially in high school and college basketball, encourages fans to creatively get into their opponents' heads...

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  20. BYU-New Mexico: Lobos Hit Free Throws To Top Cougars

    Whenever two evenly-matched opponents face off, just one aspect of the game can make all the difference. Wednesday night in Albuquerque, the difference was free throws. No. 23 New Mexico made five more free throws on 13 more attempts than No...

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  21. Mathematically Speaking, Utah Jazz Select Kansas Jayhawk Xavier Henry

    Is it too early to speculate about the NBA Draft Lottery? Certainly not if you root for the Nets, Timberwolves, or Warriors. Utah Jazz fans have reason to look forward to the Lottery, as well, even as the Jazz currently stand fourth in the West...

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  22. Magic Happens Again for Indianapolis Colts' Austin Collie

    The most vivid memory most Brigham Young University football fans have of Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Austin Collie is a 4th-and-18 catch against arch rival Utah in 2007 to keep the Cougars' game-winning drive alive...

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  23. BYU-San Diego State: Fredette's 33 Leads Cougars Past Aztecs

    After the San Diego State Aztecs allowed BYU guard Jimmer Fredette to score 28 points on their home court last season, then-Aztec forward Lorrenzo Wade was not amused...

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  24. Wyoming Loses Afam Muojeke For The Season

    Wyoming's leading scorer, swingman Afam Muojeke, will miss the remainder of the season with a ruptured patella tendon in his left knee. The Casper Star-Tribune reports Muojeke will undergo surgery on Wednesday...

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  25. Sports Guests on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien

    After 146 episodes, Friday marks the end of "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien". Since you're on the Internet right now, I'm sure you don't need me to provide any kind of recap of the zany events of the last few weeks...

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