Brigham Young Rumors & News

  • Utah, BYU rivalry back on after one-year hiatus

    College Basketball Talk "The BYU-Utah annual rivalry series will be back on this season after taking a one-year hiatus last year. For just the second time since 1909, the Utes and the Cougars did not play in 2016-17 after Utah head coach Larry Kyrstkowiak asked for a one-year cooling off period stemming from an intense..." June 27

  • BYU's Eric Mika declares for NBA draft, will not sign with agent

    Salt Lake Tribune "While announcing that he will put his name into the NBA Draft pool, sophomore Eric Mika said that he's serious about leaving and playing professionally the rest of his career. "I expect to do well," Mika said at a Wednesday afternoon news conference in the school's new basketball practice..." March 23

  • No. 19 Saint Mary's routs BYU to reach WCC final

    The Sports Xchange "Jock Landale scored a game-high 22 points, and Saint Mary's made 13 shots from 3-point range as the 19th-ranked Gaels beat BYU 81-50 in a semifinal game of the West Coast Conference tournament Monday night in Las Vegas. Saint Mary's (28-3) advances to the championship game Tuesday against..." March 07

  • No. 1 Gonzaga's unbeaten season halted by BYU

    The Sports Xchange "Brigham Young scored 10 unanswered points in the last two minutes to achieve the first upset of a No. 1-ranked team in program history as the Cougars topped Gonzaga 79-71 in a West Coast Conference game Saturday night in Spokane, Wash. The defeat ends the Bulldogs' quest for an unbeaten..." February 26

  • No. 22 Saint Mary's wins on road at BYU

    The Sports Xchange "PROVO, Utah -- When St. Mary's imposes its will on defense, there's few teams in the nation that can stand toe-to-toe with the Gaels. Now that St. Mary's is seeing progress on the offensive side of things, it could add up to the no. 22 Gaels busting more than a few brackets in March. St...." February 19

  • No. 1 Gonzaga bests BYU, stays unbeaten

    The Sports Xchange "PROVO, Utah -- Nobody could blame Gonzaga for buying into the hype. The Bulldogs faced token resistance from opponents on their march toward a No. 1 ranking. They are within striking distance of claiming a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament for just the second time in school history...." February 03