Positive cases and COVID-19 protocols have shaken up schedules for most men’s college basketball teams in Utah this week. BYU, Dixie State, Utah and Weber State now have more games canceled or postponed.
The beginning of the tumultuous 2020 year proved to be a fortunate situation for the continuity of the BYU football coaching staff.
SALT LAKE CITY — Competitive from the jump, Wednesday’s nonconference finale between Weber State and BYU men’s basketball came down to just a few crucial plays.
BOCA RATON, Fla. — Zach Wilson threw for 425 yards with three touchdown passes and two rushing scores as No. 13 BYU routed UCF 49-23 in the Boca Raton Bowl on Tuesday night.
After a couple of weeks of facing the proverbial turtle, now the BYU football team has to get ready for a race against the proverbial hare.
It was one of those preseason games where BYU looked like world beaters for part of the game but couldn’t buy a basket for a while, too.
In a year filled with uncertainty, the No. 14/16-ranked BYU football team decided to jump quickly to get its bowl game in.
PROVO — BYU Director of Athletics Tom Holmoe announced Tuesday a contract extension has been finalized for BYU head men’s basketball coach Mark Pope that extends through the 2026-27 season.
BYU men’s basketball announced its nonconference slate Thursday, just 13 days before the season begins.
With some precedence on her side, Emily Morgan-King wants to be a winter Olympian.
BYU football moved up to its highest ranking since 2009 when the Associated Press released this week’s Top 25 poll results.
BYU and Boise State will play football this year after all, as the MWC announced its 2020 football schedule delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.
The Mountain West Conference announced late Thursday that league presidents had voted to play football this fall after previously postponing the season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Mountain West became the second FBS conference to put its football season on hold, postponing all fall sports with hopes to play in the spring, “in response to ongoing challenges with the effective mitigation and management of the COVID-19 virus,” the conference announced Monday.
Few FBS schools will have a tougher time putting on a football season in 2020 than BYU. The Cougars’ independence has meant seeing teams fall off the schedule as some conferences, like the Pac-12 and SEC, decide not to play nonconference games in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and the…
NBA teams voted on draft-eligible and draft-declared players to create an initial list of 105 to be invited to the NBA Draft Combine — and two locals made the cut.
The Big Sky Conference announced its 2019-20 Scholar-Athletes of the Year on Tuesday, including two Weber State athletes in the recognition.
FARMINGTON — Daniel Summerhays has been fighting back tears and emotions all week.
FARMINGTON — Speaking on Wednesday afternoon after a practice round at Oakridge Country Club in Farmington, Cole Ponich said he was looking forward to the opportunity of competing this week in the Korn Ferry Tour's Utah Championship against some of the best golfers to have recently come out …
FARMINGTON — Daniel Summerhays is retiring from professional golf. But that’s not how he likes to describe it.
FARMINGTON — Three golfers with area ties received sponsor exemptions into the field for this week’s Korn Ferry Tour Utah Championship professional golf tournament, and a fourth golfer made the tournament by shooting a very low round in a Monday qualifier.
A pair of Utah hoops programs got divergent pieces of roster news Thursday, one more surprising than the other.
For a few months, anticipation has built toward a May 20 vote by the NCAA Division I Council to decide if athletes transferring from one four-year college to another for the first time should be granted a waiver for immediate eligibility in all sports.
Perhaps no facet of college sports has changed more in recent years than an athlete’s ability to transfer to a new school and the processes and methods by which such a move occurs.
After the University of Utah shuffled a handful more players into the NFL via the draft, the frantic signings of undrafted free agents kicked off Saturday evening as soon as the draft concluded.
While BYU men’s basketball coach Mark Pope hasn’t connected on every transfer he’s recruited, he’s doing it enough to show his methods and message can work at the private, religious school.
BYU and Utah have extended their long-running men’s basketball series for four more games, both schools announced Friday.
BYU men’s basketball enjoyed a high-watermark campaign this season, cut short by the novel coronavirus pandemic that ultimately canceled the NCAA Tournament a week before it was set to begin.
Continued changes to college athletics unfolded Friday after the previous 48 hours saw mass suspensions and cancellations to professional and college sports leagues worldwide, while Utah high school sports are also taking a two-week pause beginning Monday.
The Big Sky Conference announced its all-conference honors for the 2019-20 men’s basketball season Tuesday and while the league’s leading scorer, Weber State senior guard Jerrick Harding, grabbed second-team honors from the conference, he was named first-team All-District by the U.S. Basketb…
Utah State’s Sam Merrill and BYU players Yoeli Childs, TJ Haws and Jake Toolson all earned first-team all-conference honors for their respective teams, the conferences announced Tuesday.
LaDell Andersen, who coached 454 men’s basketball games at Utah State University and Brigham Young University between 1961 and 1989, died Sunday in St. George, both schools announced. He was 90 years old.
Jerrick Harding scored 27 points for Weber State, but BYU played one of its most efficient halves in program history to open the game and ran to a 91-61 win Saturday night at the Marriott Center in Provo.
SALT LAKE CITY — BYU and Utah State faced off in the final game of the Beehive Classic and turned in the kind of game one would expect from a pair of teams separated by five spots in Ken Pomeroy's rating system.
At least in the way that it scheduled games to break long droughts for University of Utah men’s basketball to play some in-state opponents, the Beehive Classic found some success.
Utah State got a scare but defended its national ranking Tuesday night to open the 2019-20 college basketball season.
PROVO — The NCAA announced Wednesday its denial of an appeal by Brigham Young University over sanctions levied against the men's basketball program over rules violations by former player Nick Emery.
PROVO — Utah’s defense picked up where it left off last season. BYU paid a steep price for it.
It turns out Yoeli Childs’ return to BYU basketball for his senior season isn’t all roses after all.
SALT LAKE CITY — Over the weekend in Biloxi, Mississippi, Kolton Mahoney got called to the manager’s office after a baseball game between his team, the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, and the Biloxi Shuckers.
The meteoric and controversial BYU basketball career of Nick Emery is over.
The Basketball Tournament announced its bracket Tuesday for the 2019 edition of its winner-take-all, $2 million hoops competition and it revealed some spicy local flavor for games scheduled in Utah.
A slew of 2019 college football games were assigned kickoff times and TV plans across the country, but none more locally relevant than the BYU-Utah season-opening rivalry battle scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 29, in Provo.
BYU men’s basketball got a major boost Wednesday night when star forward Yoeli Childs tweeted unexpected news that he will return to the school for his senior year, hours before the deadline early entrants must meet to withdraw from the NBA Draft and maintain college eligibility.
The rumblings of change for BYU basketball have been slow-churning, but the Tuesday morning announcement of a press conference at BYU’s Marriott Center later that afternoon was sudden.
Many times, college football coaches will see that a high school player has a pretty severe injury and yank a scholarship previously offered to that player.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Yoeli Childs turned a rivalry game between BYU and Utah into his own personal highlight reel.
SALT LAKE CITY — There was a sequence in the second half of BYU’s 74-59 win against Utah in the Beehive Classic that summed up Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak’s frustrations with the afternoon’s performance.
OGDEN — There may not be a better day to be a Weber State fan than Saturday, Dec. 1.
A lot can change in two years. Two years ago, Weber State football had never hosted a playoff game.