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BYU Ranked No. 17 In Final Learfield Directors’ Cup Standings

Jul 2, 2021, 4:32 PM
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – BYU finished the 2020-21 season ranked No. 17 in the final standings of the Learfield Directors’ Cup for Division I.

The final standings were released on Friday, July 2.

It’s the Cougars’ highest finish since the 2000-01 campaign.

“It has been a remarkable athletic season, in a truly unprecedented time,” BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe said in a statement. “A huge congratulations to our resilient, tough, committed, passionate, fun-loving student-athletes and coaches for all that they were able to accomplish. To be 17th in the nation, among the athletic programs we are among, is something for all of Cougar Nation to be proud of.”

The No. 17 ranking is BYU’s eighth Top-25 finish and the third-highest finish in school history.

Throughout the 25 years of the Director’s Cup, the Cougars have averaged a final ranking of No. 29 in the nation.

BYU’s best finish was No. 12 in 1998-99.

The Texas Longhorns captured this year’s Directors’ Cup.

The Learfield Directors’ Cup awards schools points based on each their finish in the NCAA championships for both men’s and women’s sports. The Cup is awarded to the school that records the highest number of points in the Directors’ Cup standings.

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