BYU basketball head coach Mark Pope has found his assistant coaches. Cody Fueger, Chris Burgess and Nick Robinson have been hired as assistant coaches for the BYU basketball team. Burgess and Fueger come to BYU from UVU where they were also assistant coaches to Mark Pope for the last four seasons. Robinson spent his last two campaigns at Seattle University, also as an assistant coach.
In a press conference held inside the Marriott Center on March 26, Dave Rose announced that he will no longer be the head coach of the men’s basketball team. The 2018-19 season marked the first and only time that BYU has not reached either the NCAA or NIT tournament with coach Rose behind the bench. The lack of success this season came while three of this year’s players garnered all-team honors — Yoeli Childs an All-WCC First Team pick, TJ Haws an All-WCC Second Team selection and Gavin Baxter an All-WCC Freshman Team recipient.
The last time BYU football took down Utah, Obama was serving his first term as president and The Black Eyed Peas' "Boom Boom Pow" was toping the Billboard charts. The eight-game losing streak has been merciless to BYU fans, but there's more to consider when analyzing these losses.