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  • Cunningham powers No. 10 seed Missouri women over seventh-seeded BYU

    Freshman Sophie Cunningham has been leading the Missouri Tigers all season. There’s no reason why the NCAA Tournament should be any different. Cunningham scored 20 points, most of them in …

  • San Francisco stuns BYU in WCC title game

    San Francisco fell into a huge hole, looking as if it was going to blown out of the game and its chance to end a long NCAA tournament drought.

  • WCC roundup: BYU advances past Santa Clara

    Kyle Collinsworth, the West Coast Conference Player of the Year, scored 13 points and had two key assists late in the game as Brigham Young defeated Santa Clara 72-60 in …

  • Gonzaga holds on at BYU for a share of WCC title

    PROVO, Utah – The Gonzaga Bulldogs built another big lead in another big game. There were several anxious moments down the stretch, but this time they finished. Good timing, too, …

  • Zags women use fourth-quarter outburst to put away WCC champion BYU

    The Gonzaga women sent a message on Saturday, the kind their fans will want to shout from the rooftops: Don’t count us out.

  • WCC roundup: Saint Mary’s beats LMU, reaches 20 wins

    Calvin Hermanson scored 16 and Saint Mary’s notched its ninth straight 20-win season with a 68-62 win over Loyola Marymount on Saturday night in Moraga, California.

  • WCC roundup: Pacific pulls upset at BYU

    Alec Kobre scored 17 points and T.J. Wallace added 15, including a go-ahead 3-pointer, to lead Pacific to a 77-72 upset of BYU on Saturday in Provo, Utah, snapping the …

  • WCC roundup: Pilots pull off upset of Cougars

    Alec Wintering scored 22 points, including two free throws with 16 seconds left, and Portland beat visiting BYU 84-81 on Saturday, two nights after the Cougars won at No. 25 …

  • BYU rallies to hand Gonzaga third home loss of season

    Kyle Wiltjer scored a season-high 35 points, but Gonzaga’s offense came up dry in the closing minutes as BYU rallied for a 69-68 victory Thursday.

  • College football: Tanner Mangum leads BYU to upset of No. 20 Boise State

    Freshman Tanner Mangum threw a 35-yard touchdown to Mitchell Juergens with 45 seconds left to give BYU another last-second, come-from-behind victory. The Cougars defeated No. 20 Boise State 35-24 as …

  • College football: South Dakota State holds on to knock off Kansas

    Zach Lujan threw for 293 yards and three touchdowns, Isaac Wallace ran for 118 yards and another score and South Dakota State spoiled the debut of Kansas coach David Beaty …

  • Area roundup: Spokane Shock add two defensive linemen

    The Spokane Shock were assigned defensive linemen Daniel Riley and Alex Magee to their active roster, the Arena Football League team announced Wednesday. Riley, an AFL rookie, first joined the …

  • NCAA tournament: Ole Miss boots BYU, Hampton beats Manhattan

    Stefan Moody scored 26 points and led Mississippi’s comeback from a 17-point halftime deficit to a 94-90 victory over BYU on Tuesday in the first round of the NCAA tournament …

  • No. 7 Gonzaga beats BYU to win third-straight WCC tourney

    LAS VEGAS – For all the chatter nationally about unsightly, low-scoring games this season, we offer the 40-minute thrill ride that was Gonzaga-BYU. The Cougars love to play fast. The …

  • Blanchette: Bitter taste removed by Zags

    LAS VEGAS – In the midst of another net-cutting and another confetti shower from the rafters of Orleans Arena, Gonzaga coach Mark Few wrapped an arm around guard Gary Bell …

  • No. 7 Gonzaga beats BYU to win third straight WCC tourney title

    LAS VEGAS – For all the chatter nationally about unsightly, low-scoring games this season, we offer the 40-minute thrill ride that was Gonzaga-BYU.

  • WCC basketball: Saint Mary’s cruises by Portland with 18-0 second-half run

    Kerry Carter had 21 points, Brad Waldow added 14 points, and Saint Mary’s beat Portland 68-51 on Thursday in Moraga, California. Saint Mary’s took control with an 18-0 burst, extending …

  • WCC Roundup: Tyler Haws heads BYU trio as Cougars defeat Portland for first conference win

    Tyler Haws scored 24 points, Anson Winder added 22 and the Cougars defeated the Pilots in Provo, Utah on Monday. Kyle Collinsworth finished with 21 points and eight boards for …

  • Gonzaga men hold off BYU in WCC opener

    There is taking it one game at a time. There is the game within the game. And then there was Gonzaga-BYU for 40 back-and-forth, occasionally frantic, wildly entertaining minutes Saturday.

  • Memphis looks for storybook finish vs. BYU

    MIAMI – At BYU, they’re looking to restore tradition. At Memphis, they’re simply looking to build one. Their paths will align in the inaugural Miami Beach Bowl.

  • Golden Bears won’t go bowling

    BERKELEY, Calif. – Christian Stewart threw for 433 yards and five touchdowns, and Brigham Young kept California from becoming bowl eligible with a 42-35 win over the Golden Bears on …

  • GU women ready to travel for NCAAs

    Don’t count Kelly Graves among those trying to predict where the selection committee will place his No. 18 Gonzaga women’s basketball team on “Selection Monday.” The West Coast Conference champion …

  • Hard-working GU women shut down BYU

    LAS VEGAS – Gonzaga’s starters had taken their final bows, another WCC women’s basketball tournament championship had been secured and the last seconds were melting away. GU fans rose to …

  • BYU denies Zags

    PROVO, Utah – Normally easy-going Sam Dower Jr. sat on a stool inside a cramped locker room with a look of complete frustration on his face. Gonzaga was in chase …

  • BYU drops Gonzaga

    The Cougars took the lead for good by scoring the first six points of the second half, going on to claim a 73-65 victory Thursday in front of 19,136 at …

  • Hamson, BYU down No. 20 Gonzaga

    Jennifer Hamson scored 18 of her 20 points in the second half and Lexi Eaton had 15 points and 10 rebounds as BYU ended Gonzaga’s 13-game winning streak with a …

  • Guards power Gonzaga past Cougars

    Gonzaga’s backcourt took center stage. David Stockton, Gary Bell Jr. and Kevin Pangos stuffed the stat sheet and Sam Dower Jr. added 18 points as the Bulldogs pulled away from …

  • BYU brings high-scoring offense to McCarthey

    One of the beauties and/or curses of athletics is how quickly teams have to flip the script to the next game. Take Gonzaga, which is coming off a grind-it-out, 59-56 …

  • Zags shift gears for BYU

    After a grind-it-out victory over San Diego on Thursday, the Gonzaga Bulldogs will take on high-scoring Brigham Young Saturday at McCarthey Athletic Center.

  • Four corners: Gonzaga Bulldogs

    COMING UP: Tonight vs. San Diego, 7 (ESPNU); Saturday vs. BYU, 7 (ESPN2) OUTLOOK: San Diego was picked to finish fifth in the West Coast Conference preseason poll but has …



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