The BYU-Gonzaga game wasn’t just celebrated in Washington. Students watching the game at The Wall also joined together to cheer on their Cougar basketball players.
Fans even swarmed the Provo Airport to welcome back players early Mar. 1.
SPOKANE — A new all–time scoring record and win over No. 3 Gonzaga have BYU at full steam as they enter the West Coast Conference Tournament this week.
The energy continued to build throughout the end-of-season road trip to the Pacific Northwest.
Tyler Haws became BYU’s all–time leading scorer in the opening minutes of the win over the University of Portland, passing Jimmer Fredette’s 2,599-point record and then continuing to score.
On Saturday, BYU ended Gonzaga’s 41-game home winn…
BYU volleyball swept the Ball State University Cardinals (25-21, 25-23, 25-19) Saturday in the second night of the teams’ competition.
Opposite hitter Matt Underwood led the team with 11 kills, while Brenden Sander and Price Jarman added nine and seven kills respectively.
“Tonight’s match, they were significantly better at serving it in and making us play,” BYU head coach Chris McGown said. “They got us out of system and we had to take some tough swings against a pretty good block.”
BYU baseball lost three of their four games over the week to the Oklahoma Sooners in Las Vegas.
The Cougars first lost came on Thursday, when Oklahoma scored six runs to win 7-6. Kolton Mahoney struck out nine Sooners and gave BYU a 6-1 lead going into the bottom of the fifth.
“Winning baseball is about quality pitching, playing defense and getting timely hitting and we are having a tough time doing all three in the same game,” coach Mike Littlewood said.
The two teams met again in …