BYU Basketball Head Coach Mark Pope announced on Friday that former Utah Valley University guard Brandon Averette will be joining the Cougars as a graduate transfer for the upcoming 2020-21 season, helping to fill out a roster that lost seven seniors.
Sometimes all it takes for a struggling shooter to regain their confidence is to see just one of their shots go through the net. For Haws on Nov. 15, all it took was 8,000 screaming Houston fans and five seconds left on the clock with the game on the line.
Gonzales described her nine month recovery process following a torn ACL as "the smoothest physical recovery." However, the road back to the court presented unexpected mental and emotional challenges for the redshirt sophomore.
Haws often goes unnoticed when compared to senior forward Childs or senior guard Toolson, the team's two leading scorers. But without Haws, BYU would have a big hole in its lineup, with Haws being the team's third best scorer and assist leader.
Although such a BYU-Alabama won't be happening this season, The Daily Universe is revisiting the lone time the Cougars did square up against the Crimson Tide, a contest that resulted in a narrow 38-31 BYU loss.