Men's Basketball Blog

2009-10 Commercial

Nov 09, 2009 - Posted by Kyle Chilton at 3:35 pm | Permalink

2009-10 BYU Basketball Commercial from BYU Basketball on Vimeo.

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More from Ronnie Ron and Roscoe

Nov 06, 2009 - Posted by Kyle Chilton at 2:30 pm | Permalink

Ronnie Ron and Roscoe are proving to be BYU's No. 1 fans. Come to the games and see what it's all about.

Ronnie Ron & Roscoe - Episode 02 - Welcome to the Marriott. from BYU Basketball on Vimeo.

Meet Ronnie Ron and Roscoe

Nov 06, 2009 - Posted by Kyle Chilton at 12:04 pm | Permalink

Check out the first in a series of commercials for the 2009-10 BYU men's basketball season, featuring Ronnie Ron and Roscoe.

Ronnie Ron & Roscoe - Episode 01 - Introduction from BYU Basketball on Vimeo.

Cummard Joins the Flash

Nov 06, 2009 - Posted by Kyle Chilton at 10:16 am | Permalink

Former Cougar Lee Cummard will ply his trade with the Utah Flash of the NBA Development League. He is one of 17 players invited to camp looking to earn a spot for the upcoming season, which start on Nov. 27. Workouts begin Nov. 15.

For more information visit KSL.com and the official site of the Utah Flash.

In other news, former Cougar standout Keena Young was drafted by the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA Development League. He will be looking to lockdown a spot on Tulsa's 10-man roster for the 2009-10 season. Since leading BYU to the 2007 MWC Title and a spot in the NCAA Tournament, the 2007 MWC Player of the Year has played professionally in Belgium and Korea.

Fredette Featured on Slamonline.com

Oct 05, 2009 - Posted by Kyle Chilton at 9:55 pm | Updated: May 2, 2011 3:35 pm | Permalink

Slamonline.com, the website for Slam Magazine, featured BYU junior guard Jimmer Fredette. Check it out here.

Early MWC Preview on ESPN

Sep 14, 2009 - Posted by Kyle Chilton at 10:59 pm | Permalink

Previews for the 2009-10 season are slowly being release. Check out what ESPN.com's Dana O'Neil has to say about the Mountain West Conference.

Terrell Lyday Update

Aug 31, 2009 - Posted by Kyle Chilton at 5:00 pm | Updated: November 29, 2011 5:08 pm | Permalink

After earned first-team All-MWC honors at BYU and leading the Cougars to an MWC title and NCAA Tournament appearance in 2001, Terrell Lyday took has game overseas and is enjoying a nice career.

Here are a few links to help you catch up with Lyday and see all of his accomplishments:

Terrell Lyday-Eurocup Profile

Terrell Lyday-Euroleague Profile

Euroleague player of the week in 2007

Rose Plays in Chairman's Tournament for the Huntsman Cancer Foundation

Aug 25, 2009 - Posted by Kyle Chilton at 7:38 pm | Permalink

BYU head coach Dave Rose recently played in the eighth annual Chairman's Tournament for the Huntsman Cancer Foundation. Read about it in the Salt Lake Tribune.

Trent Whiting in Italy

Aug 20, 2009 - Posted by Kyle Chilton at 3:15 pm | Updated: November 14, 2011 12:31 pm | Permalink

Former Cougar Trent Whiting has enjoyed a successful career in Italy since playing his senior season at BYU. He averaged 14.2 points and 2.3 assists while shooting .390 from three and .819 from the free throw line for the Cougars.

Since 2005 Whiting has played in the Legadue, the second-highest league in Italy. In four seasons he has averaged 19.8 points and owns a shooting percentage of .472. In 128 games in the last five seasons he has scored 2,535 points.

To see his stats in Legadue, click here.

Marchand Continental Championship Cup

Aug 18, 2009 - Posted by Kyle Chilton at 9:11 am | Updated: November 14, 2011 12:31 pm | Permalink

Jonathan Tavernari and the Brazilian Senior National Team will open play at the Marchand Continental Championship Cup today against Argentina at 4 p.m. MT. Visit tournament page for updated information including the schedule for the week and results.

Congrats to Tavernari for making the team for the second-straight summer—as the only non-professional. This summer's accomplishment may be more impressive considering the 2009 roster includes two NBA players—Leandro Barbosa of the Phoenix Suns and Anderson Varejao of the Cleveland Cavaliers.