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BYU men’s basketball pulls away late to beat Portland 78-65

BYU is getting really good at closing out the first half, and Mark Pope said he's got nothing to do with it. The Cougars turned what appeared to be a certain halftime deficit into a lead on Saturday, and that big finish propelled BYU to a 78-65 victory against Portland in front of 14,837 ...

No. 17 BYU women’s basketball earns road win at San Diego

SAN DIEGO – BYU sophomore guard Shaylee Gonzales scored 29 points and the No. 17 BYU women’s basketball team beat San Diego 74-63 on the road to remain perfect in league play. The Cougars (15-1, 5-0) overcame some early turnover struggles thanks to shooting an efficient 55.8 percent for ...

Jake Nadauld leads Springville boys basketball past Wasatch

Both the Springville and Wasatch boys basketball teams love playing a physical, tough style of basketball. That meant everyone knew that Friday night’s Region 9 contest in Springville was going to be a battle that would come down to one side making key plays. Red Devil senior guard Jake ...

BYU picks up offense in second half, takes care of USD

BYU turned up its offensive efficiency in the second half and ran away from San Diego Thursday night. Alex Barcello hit the 20-point mark for the first time in more than a month and freshman Fousseyni Traore recorded another double-double as the Cougars cranked out a 79-71 victory at the ...

UHSAA adopts shot clock for 2022-23 high school hoops season

The days of high school boys and girls basketball teams in Utah being able to hold the ball as long as they want are numbered. The UHSAA Board-of-Trustees voted Thursday to add a 35-second shot clock for varsity high school basketball games for all classifications in boys and girls ...

Team effort gets UVU men’s basketball past UTRGV

UVU head coach Mark Madsen and sophomore Fardaws Aimaq admitted after Thursday's WAC men's basketball game against UT Rio Grande Valley at the UCCU Center in Orem that they're not big poker players. They may not have realized that late in the game the scoring totals showed the Wolverines had ...

BYU 1-on-1: Lessons from Cougar hoops successes and failures

Daily Herald sports reporters Jared Lloyd and Darnell Dickson answer five of this week's big questions about BYU athletics: 1. What did you learn about the BYU men’s basketball team as it went 2-1 against the gauntlet of Saint Mary’s, Gonzaga and San Francisco? LLOYD: On the positive ...