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  1. Friday’s Pregame Shootaround: Let the games begin!

    Nov 14, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

    Rick Pitino, Richard Pitino

    It’s a family affair in Puerto Rico as Rick Pitino faces his son Richard, and Stanford had better be careful in its opener against Wofford.

  2. Junior guard returns to game action in BYU’s exhibition victory

    Nov 9, 2014, 6:30 PM EST

    Kyle Collinsworth

    Kyle Collinsworth played 13 minutes Saturday, as the team will keep track of his minutes during the early portion of the 2014-15 season.

  3. BYU’s leader in rebounds, assists cleared to return to action

    Nov 7, 2014, 12:01 AM EST

    collinsworth

    Kyle Collinsworth suffered a torn ACL in the first half of last year’s WCC tournament final.

  4. 2014-15 Season Preview: Who is Gonzaga’s biggest threat in the WCC?

    Nov 3, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Mark Few

    Gonzaga’s won the last two WCC regular season titles and is expected to extend that streak to three. However BYU, San Francisco and Saint Mary’s have other ideas.

  5. Report: BYU loses transfer sophomore to ankle surgery

    Nov 2, 2014, 10:10 AM EST

    Dave Rose

    BYU is losing a key piece to ankle surgery for a few months.

  6. 2014-2015 Season Preview: 23 Impact Transfers

    Oct 14, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

    Kyle Wiltjer three

    Here are 24 players that will make an impact after changing schools this offseason.

  7. BYU starter’s rehab from knee injury reportedly on track

    Sep 12, 2014, 2:06 PM EST

    collinsworth

    Kyle Collinsworth led the Cougars in rebounding and assists before suffering a torn ACL in the WCC tournament final.

  8. NCAA names BYU AD Tom Holmoe to men’s basketball committee

    Jun 4, 2014, 5:55 PM EST

    NCAA

    Holmoe replaces soon-to-be former WCC commissioner Jamie Zaninovich.

  9. West Coast Conference Catchup: Gonzaga has top 10 talent

    May 22, 2014, 6:30 PM EST

    Mark Few (AP Photo)

    The WCC will chase Gonzaga during the 2014-2015 season.

  10. Ex-Utah State forward Kyle Davis transfers to BYU

    May 16, 2014, 11:12 AM EST

    AP

    The 6-foot-7 forward will arrive in Provo this fall, joining the Cougars.

  11. Matt Carlino will transfer from BYU, has immediate eligibility

    Apr 1, 2014, 6:54 PM EST

    Matt Carlino

    Matt Carlino will graduate in June and will have immediate eligibility at his next school.

  12. No. 7 Oregon gets past No. 10 BYU behind big effort from reserve forward Elgin Cook

    Mar 20, 2014, 5:57 PM EST

    AP Photo

    No. 7 seed Oregon used a season-high 23 points and eight rebounds from reserve forward Elgin Cook as the Ducks raced to an 87-68 win over No. 10 seed BYU on Thursday in a Round of 64 contest in the West Region.

  13. BYU’s Kyle Collinsworth to miss remainder of season with torn ACL

    Mar 12, 2014, 10:26 PM EST

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    Losing to Gonzaga in the WCC title game was bad enough for BYU. But the news got even worse on Wednesday, as the school announced that Kyle Collinsworth tore the ACL in his right knee.

  14. Late Night Snacks: Manhattan, Delaware, and Wofford garner bids

    Mar 11, 2014, 2:52 AM EST

    Delaware

    Three more teams are dancing after tonight’s exhilarating conference tournament action.

  15. Bubble Banter: Will the WCC get two bids?

    Mar 11, 2014, 2:05 AM EST

    BYU's Tyler Haws (AP Photo)

    There are eight days left until Selection Sunday. Every morning from now until the bracket comes out, we’ll help you get caught up on the happenings with impact on the bubble from the night before. Our latest bracket projection can be found here. Gonzaga: The Zags entered Monday night’s WCC quarterfinal sitting in pretty good…

  16. Lineup change, bench play help BYU grab an important victory

    Feb 21, 2014, 11:10 AM EST

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    BYU entered Thursday night’s game against No. 25 Gonzaga having won five of its last six games, and while the Cougars have multiple players capable of putting points on the board junior guard Tyler Haws has been the star. Averaging more than 23 points per game on the season, Haws averaged 25.8 points per game…

  17. Late Night Snacks: North Carolina beats No. 5 Duke

    Feb 21, 2014, 1:52 AM EST

    heels

    GAME OF THE NIGHT: North Carolina 74, No. 5 Duke 66 North Carolina used the strategy of changing defenses in the second half to confuse Duke, and sure enough it worked. The Tar Heels used both 1-3-1 and 3-2 zones in addition to their man-to-man defense, and the Blue Devils went more than eight minutes…

  18. Late Night Snacks: No. 17 Ohio State snaps four-game skid

    Jan 24, 2014, 2:34 AM EST

    reveno

    GAME OF THE NIGHT: Portland 114, BYU 110 (3OT) Portland has now beaten both Gonzaga and BYU at home this season, and their win over the Cougars may stand as one of the best games of the season when we reach early April. Tyler Haws, whose 48 points were the most scored in a WCC…

  19. Regardless of his position, BYU needs to get Matt Carlino untracked

    Jan 3, 2014, 12:11 PM EST

    carlino

    Pegged by many as the team most likely to challenge Gonzaga atop the West Coast Conference, the BYU Cougars have struggled mightily of late. Losers of four in a row and five of their last six games, Dave Rose’s team has encountered issues on both ends of the floor. Offensively the Cougars have shot 15-for-56…

  20. Conference Catchups: WCC’s lack of marquee wins makes league play even more important

    Dec 30, 2013, 2:52 PM EST

    pangos

    College basketball is now almost two months old. League play will be kicking off in the next week. Let’s get you caught up on all you need to know with some of the country’s best conferences.  To read through the rest of our Conference Catchups, click here. Midseason Player of the Year: Anthony Ireland, Loyola Marymount…

  21. New Year’s Resolutions: BYU Cougars

    Dec 29, 2013, 4:00 PM EST

    rose

    Over the course of the holiday week, we at College Basketball Talk will be detailing what we believe will be the New Year’s Resolutions of some of the nation’s most talented, most disappointing, and thoroughly enigmatic teams. What can we say, we’re in a giving mood. Who else made Resolutions? Click here to find out.…

  22. Is the WCC a one-bid conference this season?

    Dec 24, 2013, 3:30 PM EST

    Gonzaga Kansas St Basketball

    Saint Mary’s was the WCC’s last hope. The Gaels entered the Diamond Head Classic undefeated with a win at Boise State on their resume. That’s not exactly a season-changing win, but it’s good enough that it would have gotten Randy Bennett’s club into the NCAA tournament conversation had they taken care of business in Hawaii.…

  23. BYU misses out on a chance for marquee road win at No. 13 Oregon

    Dec 22, 2013, 1:58 AM EST

    Joseph Young, Nate Austin

    No. 13 Oregon scored the first bucket against BYU on Saturday night, taking a 2-0 at Matthew Knight Arena. Their next lead? 96-94 in overtime. In between that time, the Cougars more or less controlled the game, riding Tyler Haws’ hot-hand to a lead that grew to double-digits in the second half. It looked like…

  24. Utah takes another step forward in rout of rival BYU

    Dec 15, 2013, 12:42 AM EST

    loveridge

    Before Saturday night Utah had last beaten in-state rival BYU in 2009, losing 11 of the prior 12 meetings in the series. And with talk earlier this week that the rivalry could be coming to an end in the near future, there may have been a greater sense of urgency from the folks who support…

  25. Former UNLV forward Jamal Aytes transfers to BYU

    Dec 13, 2013, 4:22 PM EST

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    It didn’t take very long for former UNLV forward Jamal Aytes to pick a new school, as BYU announced on Friday that the San Diego native has decided to transfer to the WCC program. Aytes originally picked UNLV over BYU in the summer, with the Runnin’ Rebels landing a player whose stock rose during the…