BYU Cougars

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. BYU Cougars

The Gonzaga Bulldogs and the BYU Cougars face off on Tuesday in Las Vegas in the Championship game of the West Coast Conference Tournament. The Bulldogs are -4 point favorites over the Cougars with an over/under point total set at 146. The Gonzaga Bulldogs pounded St. Mary’s on Monday to reach this game, only fitting since the Zags won the regular season WCC title. Gonzaga is 17-3 against the WCC and 12-6 n games played away from home. Kevin Pangos leads the Bulldogs averaging 14.2 points per game. Sam Dower is averaging 14.8 points and 6.9 rebounds, Gary Bell is averaging 11.1 points, and Przemek Karnowski is averaging 10.2 points and 7.1 rebounds. Gonzaga is averaging 77 points and they are shooting 49.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.1 points and their opponents are shooting 39.6 percent. Gonzaga hasn’t had their typical season and have flown under the radar Read More

Santa Clara Broncos vs. BYU Cougars

The Santa Clara Broncos and the BYU Cougars face off on Saturday Night in WCC college basketball action. The Cougars are-6 point favorites over the Broncos. The Santa Clara Broncos have lost their last two games and they are 3-4 in WCC play thus far. Santa Clara is 6-3 at home this season and they have played the 150th ranked schedule in the country. Brandon Clark is averaging 17.6 points per game to lead the Broncos. Jared Brownridge is averaging 15.9 points, Evan Roquemore is averaging 11.6 points, and Jerry Brown Jr. is averaging 8.2 points and 6.0 rebounds. Santa Clara is averaging 71.6 points and they are shooting 43.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.4 points and their opponents are shooting 46 percent. Santa Clara is in seventh place in the conference standings. The BYU Cougars are have won their last four games in a row and after Read More

BYU Cougars vs. Baylor Bears

The Baylor Bears and the BYU Cougars face off on Friday in college basketball action. The Bears are -8 point favorites over the Cougars with an over/under point total set at 151.5. The Baylor Bears have won three of their last four and after a disappointing start to the year Scott Drew’s team is putting together some wins. Baylor has played the 54th ranked schedule in the nation and while they have a talented team it may have been a little too muc too fast to start the year. As a team Baylor is averaging 76.7 points, 15.1 assists, and they are shooting 48.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.3 points, 13.3 assists, and their opponents are shooting 42.2 percent from the floor. Pierre Jackson is averaging 19.3 points and 6.0 assists, Isaiah Austin is averaging 13.9 points and 8.6 rebounds, Cory Jefferson is averaging 13.2 points and 8.0 Read More

BYU Cougars vs. Boise St. Broncos

The Boise State Broncos and the BYU Cougars face off on Thursday Night on the Blue Turf in Boise. The Broncos are -7 point favorites over the Cougars with an over/under total set at a 60. The Boise State Broncos are having a rebuilding year which for most teams means a very good season but the expectations of Chris Peterson’s team have risen drastically over the years. Boise bounced back from their loss at Michigan State in their season opener and a slow start to crush Miami of Ohio on Saturday. For the year Joe Southwick has completed 62.9 percent of his passes with two touchdowns and two interceptions. D.J. harper has taken over the Broncos running game averaging 5.6 yards per carry and he has three touchdowns and Jack Fields has 14 carries and averages 4.0 yards per carry. Matt Miller has nine catches and Kirby Moore has eight Read More

BYU Cougars vs. Iona Gaels

The Brigham Young Cougars and the Iona Gaels battle it out on Tuesday in Dayton for a shot  to take on Marquette on Thursday in the NCAA Tournament. The BYU Cougars played their first season in the West Coast Conference and while it may not been as good of a season as they had a year ago Dave Rose’s team has made it to the Big Dance, sort of. BYU was 13-4 out of conference this season, 4-2 in neutral site games, 0-2 against teams ranked in the top 25, and they have just one win against a team to make the NCAA Tournament. Noah Hartsock is averaging 16.6 points and 5.2 rebounds, Brandon Davies averages 15 points and 7.4 rebounds, Matt Carlino averages 12.9 points and 4.6 assists, and Charles Abouo averages 11.5 points and 6.4 rebounds. As a team the Cougars are averaging 78.2 points, 16.5 assists, and Read More

Loyola Marymount Lions vs. BYU Cougars

The Loyola Marymount Lions look to stay undefeated in the West Coast Conference as they host the BYU Cougars.  The Cougars are -10 point favorites over the Lions with an over/under point total set at 145.5. The Loyola Marymount Lions have won their last two games and they are looking to make it three in a row. ULM has played the 189th ranked schedule and have gone 5-4 at home thus far. Anthony Ireland averages 14,1 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 5.2 assists, Jarred DuBois is averaging 10.2 points, and LaRon Armstead is averaging 9.5 points. As a team Loyola Marymount is averaging 71.1 points and they are shooting 43 percent while defensively they are allowing 6.8 points and their opponents shoot 41.9 percent. The Lions will have their work cut out for them if they hope to be competitive in this increasingly difficult conference. The BYU Cougars are adjusting to Read More

Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. BYU Cougars

The Tulsa Golden Hurricane and the BYU Cougars kick off a full day of college football as they meet in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl.  The Golden Hurricane is -1 point favorites over the Cougars with an over/under point total set at 55.5. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane lost four games this season and to their credit all came to teams that were ranked in the top ten when they played them. Bill Blankenship’s team lost to Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Boise State, and Houston and no matter what conference you play in there isn’t any shame in losing to those teams. G.J. Kinne completed 64.1 percent of his passes with 25 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. Ja’Teriam Douglas is averaging 8.2 yards per carry for 894 yards and four touchdowns and Try Watts averaged 5.7 yards per carry for 843 yards and four touchdowns. Willie Carter has 61 catches and seven Read More

Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. BYU Cougars

The Tulsa Golden Hurricane and the BYU Cougars kick off a full day of college football as they meet in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl.  The Golden Hurricane is -1 point favorites over the Cougars with an over/under point total set at 55.5. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane lost four games this season and to their credit all came to teams that were ranked in the top ten when they played them. Bill Blankenship’s team lost to Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Boise State, and Houston and no matter what conference you play in there isn’t any shame in losing to those teams. G.J. Kinne completed 64.1 percent of his passes with 25 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. Ja’Teriam Douglas is averaging 8.2 yards per carry for 894 yards and four touchdowns and Try Watts averaged 5.7 yards per carry for 843 yards and four touchdowns. Willie Carter has 61 catches and seven Read More

Hawaii Warriors vs. BYU Cougars

The Hawaii Warriors and the BYU Cougars finish off their regular seasons as they meet in Hawaii.  The Cougars are -8 point favorites over the Cougars with an over/under point total set at 52.5. It’s been a disappointing year for Greg McMackin and the Hawaii Warriors as this program used to double digit wins won’t come even close to that figure this season. While Hawaii has six wins, because of the extra game they play they are in danger of finishing the season with a losing record if they don’t come up with the upset win here. David Graves has taken over at QB for Bryant Moniz whi is gone for the season and thus far Graves has completed 57.5 percent of his passes with four touchdowns and two interceptions. Joey Iosefa is the Warriors leading rusher averaging 5.1 yards per carry for 541 yards with seven touchdowns. Billy Ray Read More

BYU Cougars vs. Central Florida Knights

Two teams looking to recover from upset losses in week three meet in Provo as the BYU Cougars host the Central Florida Golden Knights.  The Cougars are -3 point favorites over the Knights with an over/under point total set at 43.5. The season started well enough for the BYU Cougars and coach Bronco Mendenhall as they managed a one point win at Ole Miss and loss by a point at Texas as they were 1-1 headed into the Holy War with Utah as a four point favorite. While the Cougars had looked decent, they looked unprepared and overmatched against Utah as they were shellacked at home 54-10. Trailing 14-10 at the half the wheels came off the cart for BYU as they allowed 40 unanswered points. Jake Heaps threw the ball 50 times completing 27 of them for 305 yards and a touchdown and an interception. The running game was Read More