BYU forward Kyle Collinsworth recorded his second triple-double of the season, putting up 13 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in a 87-80 loss to the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Saturday night.
Tyler Haws and Anson Winder each chipped in 17 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Cougars dropped their first conference game of the season. They also fell to 10-4 on the season, while Gonzaga improved to 12-1.
And despite playing during the Winter break and two days after Christmas, 20,900 fans showed up to see the Cougars play. The fans made their presence known the entire night, too.
“It was the first league game and I think you could feel it,” BYU head coach Dave Rose said. “You could tell that it had some real emotion and urgency and tension to it.”
BYU quickly fell behind at the start of…
The president of the University of Memphis says he has asked the school’s athletic director to work with coach Justin Fuente in investigating the postgame fight that broke out between BYU and the Tigers after the Miami Beach Bowl.
“We will provide another statement after the completion of that inquiry,” Memphis president M. David Rudd said in a statement issued Tuesday. “We have the highest expectations of sportsmanship for all of our student-athletes at the University of Memphis. I am ve…
The only thing left for Marcus Mariota to win at Oregon is the national championship.
The Ducks’ star quarterback is The Associated Press college football player of the year, adding yet another honor to his spectacular season.
Mariota won the AP vote in the same landslide fashion he won the Heisman Trophy. He received 49 of the 54 votes submitted by the AP Top 25 media panel. Alabama receiver Amari Cooper drew three votes. Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon and Florida State quarterback Ja…
Anson Winder scored a career-high 25 points while Kyle Collinsworth added 18 as the Cougars escaped the Marriott Center with a 77-71 overtime win over UMass.
“This was a real team victory for us,” coach Dave Rose said. “From top to bottom, our guys battled through a game that was really difficult for us to get into any kind of rhythm.”
The Minutemen didn’t make it easy on the home crowd, trading the lead 18 times with the Cougars before seeing BYU cling to a one-point lead with 2.4 sec…
A little shove, punch and heartbreak is the final word on BYU’s underwhelming football season.
BYU’s comeback bid late in its 55-48 double-overtime loss to Memphis in the inaugural game of the Miami Beach Bowl Monday afternoon in Miami was chippy from the beginning, and will leave Cougar fans scratching their heads for a good long while.
Memphis’ DeShaughn Terry intercepted Christian Stewart shy of the end zone to steal it from the Cougars…