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.
SEATTLE (AP) — Jake Browning completed 23 of 25 passes for 277 yards and one touchdown, and No. 11 Washington was thoroughly dominant on both sides in a 35-7 rout of No. 20 BYU on Saturday night.
Jimmer Fredette got going late, but it wasn’t enough to deliver Team Fredette to the $2 million championship game of The Basketball Tournament.
In a YouTube video entitled “My Journey to Professional Basketball!” BYU junior basketball guard Elijah Bryant announced Wednesday he is leaving the team to turn pro.
BYU football announced Thursday its hire of Louisiana State University’s offensive line coach Jeff Grimes as offensive coordinator.
LSU offensive line coach and former BYU football assistant Jeff Grimes is set to become the Cougars’ offensive coordinator, according to multiple media reports.
PROVO — BYU won't be intimidated when it lines up against No. 13 LSU on Saturday. The Cougars are used to being underdogs against Power 5 teams.
BYU basketball announced its non-conference schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 season Tuesday.
PROVO — One can easily tell how much mutual admiration exists between Zac Seljaas and Trevin Knell by how they talk about one another.
BYU football coaches and players converged at the school’s state-of-the-art broadcasting building Friday for the program’s 2017 media day, and athletic director Tom Holmoe had plenty of announcements.
BYU athletics won the West Coast Conference Commissioner’s Cup for the fifth consecutive school year, the school announced Thursday.
Maverik Buffo escaped jams in the fourth and fifth innings before host Stanford wore him down in the sixth, and BYU baseball was eliminated from NCAA Regional play with a 9-1 loss Saturday, June 3, in Palo Alto, California.
A stifling start from Hayden Rogers led BYU baseball to a 6-1 victory Friday over Sacramento State to stay alive in the NCAA Regional hosted by Stanford in Palo Alto, California.
BYU baseball will have to travel the same path it did to win the West Coast Conference tournament if it wants to advance to NCAA Super Regionals.
This information was provided by Kyle Chilton of BYU Athletics.
BYU basketball announced the hiring of Heath Schroyer as a new assistant coach Thursday.
BYU assistant head basketball coach Terry Nashif announced Thursday he is leaving the program to pursue business opportunities, according to a news release from the school.
BYU shooting guard and former Bountiful High star Zac Seljaas will play for the Cougars in the 2017-18 season, the school announced Wednesday.
This information was provided by Kyle Chilton of BYU Athletics. It has been edited for length and clarity.
Lamond Murray Jr. scored 30 points and Pepperdine toasted the nets in Malibu from the start, defeating BYU 99-83 on Thursday night.
While in San Diego for the 2016 Poinsettia Bowl, BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe said he wanted a future football series with San Diego State.
Eric Mika scored a career-high 31 points to lead BYU basketball to an 85-75 home win over San Francisco on Thursday night.