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Anticipated Beehive Classic lives up to hype on court, less in stands

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 10th - 8:41pm

The inaugural Beehive Classic drew an announced crowd of 7,729 fans to witness a four-team, neutral-site affair featuring Utah and Utah State in the opener, and BYU and Weber State in the nightcap. And the reaction was mixed.

Led by Harding’s 29 points, shorthanded Wildcats show guts in loss to BYU

Dillon Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Dec 10th - 10:18am

Despite dropping their third straight game to fall below .500, Saturday showed that Weber State still has plenty of fight left in it.

Haws leads offense, Childs defense in Cougars' Beehive Classic win over Weber State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 10th - 12:08am

In addition to Haws' season-high 24 points, Childs made a crucial stop on a potential game-tying bucket in the game’s final minute to help the Cougars hold on for a 74-68 win over Weber State in front of an announced crowd of 7,729 fans at Vivint Arena.

BYU women's basketball snaps 4-game skid with win over rival Utah

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 9th - 7:51pm

Cassie Broadhead Devashrayee poured in 36 points, and Malia Nawahine added 13 points and six rebounds against her former team, as the Cougars held on for a 77-68 win Saturday over rival Utah in the Marriott Center.

13th-seeded BYU volleyball falls to host Kentucky in NCAA regional semifinal

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 8th - 5:17pm

Four double-figure scorers led fourth-seeded Kentucky to a 20-25, 25-17, 22-25, 25-18, 15-9 win over No. 13 BYU in an NCAA tournament round of 16 match Friday morning in Lexington, Kentucky.

Watch: Cosmo accepts Oregon Duck's dance challenge

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 7th - 9:20pm

BYU's Cosmo and Oregon's Duck finally met on the field of battle—the dance field of battle, that is—at the ESPN College Football Awards Show late Thursday night in Atlanta.

No. 13 Cougars rely on defense for 6th-straight NCAA volleyball Sweet 16 appearance

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 7th - 10:16am

For six straight years, the BYU women’s volleyball team has been in a familiar spot around the first week of December. Still practicing. Still playing.

BYU basketball finds right zone in cruising to win over Illinois State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 6th - 8:47pm

TJ Haws poured in 20 points, and Elijah Bryant added 17 points, nine rebounds and nine assists as the BYU men’s basketball team cruised by visiting Illinois State 80-68 Wednesday night in the Marriott Center.

Utah State women's hoops tops BYU for first time since 1978

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 6th - 6:23pm

Rachel Brewster scored 12 of her 20 points in the second half, including a clutch 3-pointer from the top of the key with 1:17 remaining, to help the Aggies to a 76-69 road win Wednesday afternoon over BYU for their first win over BYU since 1978.

Patrick Kinahan: Football forecasts askew? Blame BYU

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Dec 6th - 10:31am

With the regular season done in college football, it is time to look back and see what the damage is. Two of the three predictions — Utah and Utah State — were not that far off from reality, but the BYU forecast was about as far off as possibl

KSL Pick'em: Georgia earns playoff spot with win over Auburn

Robert Jackson, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 5th - 12:08pm

Week 14 featured conference championship games, and two of those games saw two-thirds of users incorrectly picking the winning team. Georgia knocked off favorite Auburn to earn a spot in the playoff, while Ohio State beat Wisconsin, which ultimately resulted in the Big 10 being shut out of the playoff.

BYU poised through cold shooting en route to win over in-state rival USU

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Dec 3rd - 12:57am

Elijah Bryant scored 14 second-half points and McKay Cannon had a career-high 17 points to help BYU beat in-state rival Utah State Saturday night in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

BYU seniors enjoy 2nd sendoff with 3-0 win over Oregon for NCAA Sweet 16 berth

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 2nd - 9:48pm

A do-over to last week's 3-0 win over Loyola Marymount on Senior Night wouldn’t be so bad, senior middle blocker Cosy Burnett admitted. She got it Saturday.

BYU women's volleyball sweeps American in NCAA opener

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 1st - 9:59pm

Roni Jones-Perry put down 13 kills and two aces, and McKenna Miller (11) and Cosy Burnett (10) also had double-digit kills as No. 7 BYU swept American, 25-11, 25-17, 25-16 in the opening round of the NCAA women’s volleyball tournament Friday night.

KSL Pick'em: College football week 14 staff selections

Robert Jackson, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 1st - 11:30am

As Utah and Utah State await their bowl destinations, here are the games for Week 14: No. 10 USC vs No. 12 Stanford, No. 3 Oklahoma vs. No. 11 TCU, No. 1 Clemson vs No. 7 Miami, and No. 4 Wisconsin vs. No. 8 Ohio State.

A look at local NFL players' cleats for 'My Cause My Cleats' week

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 30th - 3:13pm

This week, the NFL is taking part in its annual “My Cause My Cleats” initiative.

Lucky 13: Seeding just a number for BYU women's volleyball in 6th-straight NCAA Tournament

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 30th - 10:15am

A lot has been made of the No. 13 seed earned by the seventh-ranked BYU women’s volleyball team for the 2017 NCAA Tournament. When head coach Heather Olmstead looks at that line, she only sees one thing for the Cougars.

BYU defense, game plan stymies Utah Valley in home loss

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Nov 29th - 11:42pm

BYU held UVU to just eight 3-point attempts and forced 17 turnovers to rout UVU in the UCCU Crosstown Clash on Wednesday night in the UCCU Center.

Childs, Cannon shoot BYU past host Utah Valley in Crosstown Clash rematch

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 29th - 11:14pm

Yoeli Childs poured in 24 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and two blocked shots, and the Cougars drained 12 3-pointers en route to an 85-58 win over Utah Valley Wednesday night in the UCCU Center.

Patrick Kinahan: Sitake had no choice but to remove Detmer

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Nov 29th - 10:22am

After only two seasons, including one that was historically bad, Ty Detmer was let go as the BYU offensive coordinator. Coach Kalani Sitake, whose job probably also is in jeopardy, had no choice but to remove arguably the most popular BYU player ever