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Fousseyni Traore #45 of the Brigham Young Cougars slam dunks the ball over Connor Dow #13 of the Ok...
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No. 20 BYU Basketball Gets Revenge Against Oklahoma State

Who would have thought they would have finished higher than the Kansas Jayhawks before the season began? I'm not sure anybody would have. 
3 months ago
BYU center Aly Khalifa shoots a three-point shot against the Baylor Bears...
Matt Baiamonte

Answering Questions From No. 25 BYU Win Over No.11 Baylor

Aly Khalifa had a big bounce-back performance for BYU. The "Egyptian Magician" led the Cougars in scoring with 14 points.
3 months ago
Trevin Knell and Jaxson Robinson celebrate in the win against UCF....
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Answering Questions From No. 19 BYU’s Rematch With UCF

Jaxson Robinson is easily the team's best "difficult shot-maker." It's fun to watch him score when he gets in the flow like he did at the end of the first half. 
4 months ago
BYU center Aly Khalifa makes a three-point shot against Kansas State...
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Answered Questions From No. 21 BYU Basketball Win Against Kansas State

A win is a win, but free-throw shooting like this could cost BYU some winnable games down the road. 
4 months ago
BYU guard Dallin Hall attempts a lay-up against the Texas Longhorns...
Matt Baiamonte

Answering Questions From BYU’s Lone Meeting With The Texas Longhorns

Fousseyni Traore was the MVP for the Cougars. His presence in the paint stuck out like a chocolate-flavored Cougartail. 
4 months ago
BYU guard Dallin Hall getting ready for matchup against Houston...
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No. 21 BYU Basketball Prepares For Important Game Against Texas

The Texas matchup is a massive game for the Cougars who head back on the road next week for games at West Virginia and Oklahoma. 
4 months ago
BYU forward Fousseyni Traore on the court against Houston in the Marriott Center...
Matt Baiamonte

Answering Questions From The Lone Meeting Between No. 21 BYU And No. 4 Houston

One thing is clear for BYU, Fousseyni Traore can make a difference against some of the best teams in the conference. 
4 months ago
BYU guard Dallin Hall attempts a shot against the Houston Cougars...
Matt Baiamonte

No. 21 BYU Basketball Comes Up Short Against No. 4 Houston

BYU had a few opportunities late to take the lead, but the ball didn't go in the hoop. Houston converted free throws when had to have them. 
4 months ago
BYU forward Jaxson Robinson pre-game against Iowa State in the Marriott Center...
Matt Baiamonte

No. 21 BYU Basketball Hosts Defensive Power No. 4 Houston

Last season, Houston earned a one-seed in the NCAA tournament. They lost in the Sweet Sixteen to the Miami Hurricanes after winning 33 games. 
4 months ago
BYU guard Richie Saunders throws down a dunk against Texas Tech...
Matt Baiamonte

Takeaways From BYU’s Top 25 Battle Against Texas Tech

BYU guard Richie Saunders is making a strong case to see increased minutes after getting the start for injured Noah Waterman.
4 months ago
BYU basketball forward Fousseyni Traore attempts a shot against No. 25 Texas Tech in Lubbock...
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No. 20 BYU Basketball Struggles In Second Half Against No. 25 Texas Tech

Pop Isaacs was outstanding for Texas Tech, especially in the second half. He scored 23 points in the second half, 32 points for the game. 
4 months ago
BYU basketball guard Dallin Hall with the ball against Iowa State inside the Marriott Center...
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Answering Questions From No. 20 BYU Basketball’s Win Over No. 24 Iowa State

"The ball just found the right guy," said Spencer Johnson postgame after scoring a career-high 28 points. "It happened to be me tonight."
4 months ago
BYU Football, Quarterback, Gerry Bohanon, Jake Retzlaff, Treyson Bourguet...
Mitch Harper

Cougar Sports Roundtable: Expectations For BYU QBs After Portal Additions

What should we expect from the BYU football QB position after the recent transfer portal additions?
5 months ago
BYU guard Trevin Knell makes a three-point shot against the Cincinnati Bearcats...
Matt Baiamonte

Answering Questions From BYU’s Big 12 Loss To Cincinnati

Knell set a new career-high with 27 points going 9 for 16 from the three-point line. He missed his final three attempts of the game after sitting for over six minutes midway through the fourth quarter. 
5 months ago
Noah Waterman is pressured by Pedro Lopez-Sanvicente of the Denver Pioneers during the first half a...
Matt Baiamonte

BYU Basketball Questions Answered In Win Against Denver

I think it's a weapon to have Robinson off the bench and it's something I don't see changing anytime soon. Why make a change when the rotation is working? Robinson will continue to finish close games, as he should. 
6 months ago
BYU Basketball, Spencer Johnson, Utah Utes...
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BYU Basketball Questions Answered In Loss Against Utah

It's often feast or famine when you live and die by the three-point line and the drought came at the wrong time for BYU. 
6 months ago
BYU forward Jaxson Robinson celebrates with fans at the Marriott Center...
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BYU Basketball Questions Answered In Win Against Evansville

"It's fun," said Trevin Knell regarding the up-tempo offense that has helped BYU basketball stay undefeated.
6 months ago
BYU guard Trevin Knell inside the Marriott Center...
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No. 14 BYU Handles Evansville With Ease In Big Win

Evansville had no answer for the BYU Cougars up-tempo offense that made 14 three-point field goals in the win.
6 months ago
BYU Basketball, Evansville, Mark Pope...
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No. 14 BYU Basketball Hosts Evansville In The Marriott Center

If BYU basketball can continue to shoot the three-point shot well while defending at an elite level, they'll make noise in Big 12 conference play. 
6 months ago
BYU Cougars vs Oklahoma Sooners at LaVell Edwards Stadium...
Matt Baiamonte

BYU Football Questions Answered In Loss Against Oklahoma

"Don't make that throw," said head coach Kalani Sitake regarding a backbreaking interception thrown by Jake Retzlaff
6 months ago
BYU vs Iowa State at Lavell Edwards Stadium...
Matt Baiamonte

BYU Football Questions Answered In Loss Against Iowa State

The defensive woes that hurt BYU in the second quarter continued into the second half where they allowed Iowa State to convert on third-down
7 months ago
BYU Cougars pre-game at the Marriott Center...
Matt Baiamonte

BYU Basketball Questions Answered In Win Against San Diego State

BYU guard Dallin Hall is making a name for himself as someone who plays his best basketball when the stakes are higher. 
7 months ago
BYU forward Jaxson Robinson against Houston Christian...
Matt Baiamonte

BYU Basketball Questions Answered In Season Opening Win Over Houston Christian

If Trevin Knell can shoot above 40 percent all season long, it changes the possibilities for this BYU basketball team. 
7 months ago
BYU football playing at Darrel K Royal Texas Memorial Stadium...
Matt Baiamonte

BYU Football Questions Answered In Loss Against Texas

BYU only converted two of their 13 attempts on third down. It's hard to sustain drives when you can't keep the chains moving.
7 months ago