1. BYU Basketball: Coach Dave Rose Should Be Admired for 2012-13 Season

    Dave Rose is one heckuva coach. And, as BYU fans are often reminded, we are sure lucky to have him...

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  2. BYU Basketball: Ranking the Games That Popped the Cougars' Tourney Bubble

    BYU is wrapping up the most frustrating basketball season since 2006 for most Cougar fans, and any hope of landing a spot in the NCAA tournament has diminished...

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  3. BYU Basketball: Ranking the Cougars' 5 Best Wins of the Season

    BYU may not have a single "quality win" in the eyes of the NCAA tournament committee, but that doesn't mean that they haven't beaten some good teams this year...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 1 year ago 381 reads 1 comments

  4. BYU Basketball: 5 Keys to Peaking in WCC Tournament

    BYU has finished the long regular-season road, with good wins and bad losses and a 21-10 mark. Despite a frustrating finish, with a 3-4 record in the last seven games, it's time to put that in the rearview mirror and look forward to the postseason...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 1 year ago 745 reads 4 comments

  5. BYU vs. Gonzaga: Complete Game Preview

    The second-ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs will head to Provo, Utah, on Thursday to take on the BYU Cougars . Riding a 10-game winning streak, the Zags are one of the hottest teams in the country...

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  6. BYU Basketball: Report Card Grades for Dave Rose on 2013 Recruiting Trail

    Dave Rose is on the verge of wrapping up BYU's 2013 recruiting class, which has been called one of the best in the school's history . The class includes two players in the top 40 of the ESPN 100, along with a good mixture of post players and guards...

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  7. BYU Basketball: What Will Decide Cougars' Success, Failure in Postseason?

    BYU's postseason options are still up in the air. The NCAA tournament, though, is not likely one of them. But the Cougs could still finish the season strong with a good performance in the conference tourney, and a NIT bid...

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  8. BYU Basketball: 5 Keys to Beating Saint Mary's in WCC Showdown

    After a good win at home against Utah State, the BYU Cougars will hit the road for an in-conference game against Saint Mary's on Thursday...

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  9. BYU Basketball: 6 Lessons Cougars Have Learned This Season

    BYU is on the home stretch of a fairly frustrating basketball season for nearly anyone involved with the program. If any season could be called a roller coaster, I would call this one it...

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  10. Why the State of Utah Won't Be Shut Out of March Madness

    The state of Utah has placed at least one of their six NCAA D-I basketball teams in the national tournament every year since 1994, and is continually putting their schools deep in the tourney...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 1 year ago 1,554 reads 8 comments

  11. BYU Basketball: Four Keys to Surviving Brutal February

    BYU is heading into perhaps the toughest chunk of their schedule, with some difficult in- and out-of-conference games coming up. The Cougars play Utah State, St. Mary's and Gonzaga in consecutive contests in the latter end of the month...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 1 year ago 462 reads 0 comments

  12. BYU Basketball: Midseason in-Conference Report Card for the Cougars

    Dave Rose and the BYU basketball team are very near to the end of their regular season, but at the same time they're worlds away from the conference tourney. The Cougars still have several in-conference games against the likes of Gonzaga and St...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 1 year ago 843 reads 1 comments

  13. BYU Basketball: The Biggest Flaw of Every Cougar Starter

    A week or two removed from two stinging losses against conference foes St. Mary's and Gonzaga, a win against lowly Portland on the road did not do much to comfort the BYU basketball squad...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 1 year ago 709 reads 1 comments

  14. BYU Basketball: 4 Role Players Who Must Step Up for Cougars to Reach Big Dance

    Dave Rose and the BYU basketball team is on the NCAA tournament bubble. For many, BYU is considered one of the first four out. They are in great need of some more big wins and can't afford embarrassing losses...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 1 year ago 765 reads 1 comments

  15. BYU Basketball: Ranking the Keys to the Gonzaga Game

    Tyler Haws and the BYU basketball team will travel to Spokane, Washington to take on Gonzaga on Thursday (9 p.m. MST, ESPN2)...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 1 year ago 870 reads 2 comments

  16. BYU Basketball: 4 Games That Will Make or Break Cougars' NCAA Tourney Bid

    BYU's basketball squad is considered as a " bubble team " by many analysts, and others have them missing the NCAA tournament. But one thing is certain: They lack very many quality wins...

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  17. BYU Basketball: Ranking Dave Rose's Biggest Worries This Season

    The BYU basketball squad is two-thirds of the way through their 2012-13 campaign, and although the road has been a roller coaster so far, there are definitely many places to improve...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 1 year ago 883 reads 1 comments

  18. BYU Basketball: 5 Keys to Beating St. Mary's in WCC Showdown

    The BYU basketball team will head back home riding a six-game win streak to host the Gaels of St. Mary's on Wednesday, and there is no room to take this game lightly...

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  19. BYU vs. Santa Clara: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

    Despite being in a close game for most of the afternoon, BYU slipped away from Santa Clara on the road, 82-64. Tyler Haws and Brandon Davies led the Cougars with 24 and 13 points, while Kevin Foster chipped in 22 for Santa Clara...

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  20. BYU Basketball: Who's More Indispensable—Tyler Haws or Brandon Davies?

    BYU has a great combination of guard in Tyler Haws and forward Brandon Davies, and the two are fun to watch on the court. Combining for 39.6 points and 12.9 rebounds per game, the duo are nearly unstoppable when paired together...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 1 year ago 1,100 reads 6 comments

  21. BYU Basketball: Stock Up, Stock Down for Cougar Starters

    The "stock up/stock down" approach to viewing basketball players is easily one of the most straightforward yet effective methods, and is so for a reason...

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  22. BYU Basketball: 5 Bold Predictions for the WCC Season

    BYU's West Coast Conference schedule kicks off tonight against Loyola Marymount University (7 p.m. MST, BYUtv), and hopes are high for the Cougars this year...

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  23. BYU Basketball: Reviewing the Good and the Bad of the 2012 Year

    With the new year drawing nearer and nearer, it is always good to take time to look back at your own year. Well, not only your own, but the BYU basketball 2012 year as well...

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  24. BYU Basketball: 4 Lessons Learned from the Blowout Loss to Baylor

    Despite leading by as much as 11 points in the first half, the Brigham Young Cougars couldn't keep up the tempo and fell short, 79-64, to the Baylor Bears...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about over 1 year ago 660 reads 6 comments

  25. Jabari Parker Decision: Is BYU Still in the Running?

    Jabari Parker is on schedule to make his college decision on Thursday, December 20, at 4 p.m. EDT (on ESPNU). With his list of schools cut down to BYU, Duke, Florida, Michigan State and Stanford, the race is as heated as ever...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about almost 2 years ago 4,583 reads 1 comments