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The Salt Lake Tribune 9 hours ago

Backup quarterback Jaren Hall shines, offense dominates BYU spring scrimmage at old Provo High

Provo • Presumptive starting quarterback Zach Wilson spent a lot of time standing on the sidelines and chatting with former BYU quarterback Max Hall during BYU’s open practice and scrimmage Saturday afternoon at the old Provo High football stadium.
The Salt Lake Tribune Mar 22, 2019

Redshirt freshman Jaren Hall has emerged as frontrunner for backup QB job as BYU prepares for Saturday’s spring scrimmage at old Provo High field

Provo • It’s not the final spring practice, and it won’t be a game or even an 11-on-11 scrimmage the entire time. Heck, it won’t even be held at LaVell Edwards Stadium, which is being renovated.
The Salt Lake Tribune Mar 22, 2019

Boise State favored, but BYU will have home floor advantage when Cougars host the Mountain Rim Gymnastics Championships on Saturday

While the Utah Utes hope to make the Maverik Center their home away from home and win the Pac-12 gymnastics title, Brigham Young University will be trying to use its home advantage and win its first Mountain Rim title.
The Salt Lake Tribune Mar 22, 2019

BYU women eager to prove they’re more than a one-and-done wonder in Saturday’s NCAA tourney opener vs. Auburn

As one of only two seniors on the BYU women’s basketball roster, and the only player who was around when the Cougars last played in the NCAA Tournament, Jasmine Moody has spent the last few days preparing her teammates for what they will experience on Saturday.
The Salt Lake Tribune Mar 21, 2019

Guard Rylan Bergersen follows Jahshire Hardnett out the door at BYU. Both are transferring, coach Dave Rose announces

Another BYU basketball player has announced that he is leaving the program.
The Salt Lake Tribune Mar 19, 2019

BYU tight end Moroni Laulu-Pututau’s recovery from major knee injury is ahead of schedule, thanks to groundbreaking surgical procedure

Provo • The first time BYU’s Moroni Laulu-Pututau suffered a season-ending injury, he wasn’t sure what had just happened, and figured he would be back on the field after a day or two of rest. The second time, he knew immediately.
The Salt Lake Tribune Mar 13, 2019

The BYU women are in the NCAA Tournament; what kind of seed can they expect and where will they go?

Las Vegas • Towering BYU women’s basketball coach Jeff Judkins apologized for being late to the postgame news conference after the Cougars routed Gonzaga 82-68 to win their third West Coast Conference tournament championship in eight years in the league Tuesday afternoon.
The Salt Lake Tribune Mar 11, 2019

BYU women topple Pepperdine, will meet Gonzaga for WCC title on Tuesday

Las Vegas • BYU guard Paisley Johnson scored 20 points and held the West Coast Conference’s player of the year to a single point in the second half as the Cougars edged Pepperdine 68-63 in a women’s semifinal Monday afternoon at Orleans Arena.
The Salt Lake Tribune Mar 11, 2019

BYU guard Jahshire Hardnett will leave program as a graduate transfer with one year of eligibility remaining

Las Vegas • Junior point guard Jahshire Hardnett, who missed a significant portion of the 2018-19 season with a hand injury, announced on social media Monday that he is leaving the BYU basketball program as a graduate transfer.
The Salt Lake Tribune Mar 10, 2019

BYU’s epic meltdown in lopsided and humiliating WCC tournament loss to San Diego raises questions about program’s future

Las Vegas • After BYU was handed another humiliating defeat in a college basketball season full of them late Saturday night, senior forward Luke Worthington was actually asked if the Cougars were aware in the middle of the West Coast Conference tournament game that they were getting routed by epic proportions.
The Salt Lake Tribune Mar 8, 2019

The BYU Cougars have lots of good memories of the WCC Tournament; until they play Gonzaga, anyway

Las Vegas • Orleans Arena, a 9,500-seat sports and entertainment venue here that sits adjacent to a casino and across the street from a defunct strip joint annually turns into Spokane South for a few days in early March. Gonzaga basketball fans flock there to watch their beloved Zags dominate the West Coast Conference men’s and women’s basketball tournaments.
The Salt Lake Tribune Mar 7, 2019

Will he stay or will he go? Star junior forward Yoeli Childs not thinking about his future - yet - as BYU prepares for WCC tournament game Saturday

Provo • The last thing BYU’s basketball team needs is a distraction as it heads into another West Coast Conference tournament that it must win in order to get back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2015.
The Salt Lake Tribune Mar 7, 2019

New BYU offensive line coach Eric Mateos brings big personality to Provo, begins search for starting right tackle to fill only hole in Cougars’ O-Line lineup

Provo • Eric Mateos still hasn’t found or even unpacked everything he quickly threw together when he made the overnight drive from Texas to BYU after becoming the Cougars’ new offensive line coach a couple weeks ago.
The Salt Lake Tribune Mar 6, 2019

BYU adds 6-2 freshman guard Taylor Miller of Las Vegas to 2019-20 men’s basketball team as a non-scholarship roster player

Taylor Miller, a 6-foot-2 guard from Las Vegas, has been practicing with the BYU basketball team since he returned from a church mission to North Carolina late last year.
The Salt Lake Tribune Mar 5, 2019

BYU’s Yoeli Childs, Brenna Chase and Shaylee Gonzales make the All-WCC basketball first teams; Gonzales also named women’s Newcomer of the Year

For the first time since they joined the West Coast Conference in 2011-12, the BYU men’s basketball team does not have two players on the All-WCC First Team.

Cougars Player News

  • 1 Zach Wilson

    Zach Wilson

    Backup quarterback Jaren Hall shines, offense dominates BYU spring scrimmage at old Provo High

  • 1 Jaren Hall

    Jaren Hall

    Backup quarterback Jaren Hall shines, offense dominates BYU spring scrimmage at old Provo High

  • Jahshire Hardnett

    Jahshire Hardnett

    Guard Rylan Bergersen follows Jahshire Hardnett out the door at BYU. Both are transferring, coach Dave Rose announces

  • Yoeli Childs

    Yoeli Childs

    Will he stay or will he go? Star junior forward Yoeli Childs not thinking about his future - yet - as BYU prepares for WCC tournament game Saturday

  • Matt Hadley

    Matt Hadley

    Sophomore Lopini Katoa and walk-on Tyler Allgeier say they can be the workhorse running backs BYU needs, but the search goes on away from spring practice

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