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BYU up 34-32 over Pacific at the half

Men's Basketball Blog | Feb 06, 2016 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 2:48 pm | Updated: February 6, 2016 2:50 pm | Permalink

After starting 1 of 4 from the field, BYU made five-straight field goals to go up 16-9 with 15:37 on the clock. A trey from Jakob Hartsock and a three-point play from Kyle Collinsworth aided the Cougars in that run.

Cougars complete halftime comeback to surge past first-place Gaels 70-59

Men's Basketball Blog | Feb 04, 2016 - Posted by Royce Hinton at 8:56 pm | Permalink

An inbounds layup from Kyle Davis helped BYU tie the score at 39-all coming out of the first timeout of the second half.

Kyle Collinsworth later completed an old-fashioned 3-point play to give his team the 44-41 advantage, the first Cougar lead since the 3:27 mark of the first half.

Cougars down 37-33 at the half

Men's Basketball Blog | Feb 04, 2016 - Posted by Preston Brown at 7:52 pm | Updated: February 4, 2016 7:54 pm | Permalink

BYU and Saint Mary’s traded baskets to start the first half, with the Cougars going up 5-2 on shots from Kyle Collinsworth and Chase Fischer with a minute gone.

A deep 3-pointer from Jakob Hartsock gave the 10-6 lead back to the Cougars at the 15 minute mark.

After two quick Saint Mary’s baskets, Fischer hit two jumpers, including a shot from deep, that put BYU up 15-12 with 14 minutes to play in the first.

Cougars end losing streak to Waves with 88-77 victory

Men's Basketball Blog | Jan 30, 2016 - Posted by Blake Dorton at 10:11 pm | Permalink

The Waves started the second half the same way they did the first, on a 6-0 run to pull within two. Collinsworth put an end to the run with a steal and ensuing dunk at the other end. At the first timeout at 15:56, the Cougars led 58-56.

BYU regained a comfortable advantage at 71-58 over the next four minutes thanks to scores from Collinsworth and Fischer, and four Pepperdine turnovers. The Cougars went just one for its next five attempts, but were able to maintain a 10-point lead of 75-65 with 8:58 to go.

BYU leads Pepperdine 53-45 at the half

Men's Basketball Blog | Jan 30, 2016 - Posted by Blake Dorton at 9:00 pm | Permalink

Pepperdine started off the game on a 6-0 run before Kyle Collinsworth got BYU on the board with a driving layup. Collinsworth accounted for each of the Cougars' first seven points on the night. Kyle Davis also chipped in a 3-pointer as the Waves had a 14-10 advantage at the first media timeout, 15:21.

BYU beats LMU 87-62

Men's Basketball Blog | Jan 28, 2016 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 10:58 pm | Updated: January 28, 2016 11:00 pm | Permalink

Chase Fischer opened up the second half with back-to-back 3-pointers to extend the lead to 44-24 after just one minute of play. BYU went on an 8-0 run over two minutes to make the lead 52-32 with 15:06 to play. Kyle Davis scored six of the eight points in that run.

Corbin Kaufusi scored three baskets in a row for the Cougars, including a breakaway dunk and a three-point play that made the lead 70-50 with 7:53 left in the game.

Cougars lead LMU 38-24 at the half

Men's Basketball Blog | Jan 28, 2016 - Posted by Kimberlie Haner at 9:50 pm | Updated: January 28, 2016 9:54 pm | Permalink

BYU got off to a slow start, allowing Loyola Marymount to score eight unanswered points, including two dunks. A tough layup made by Kyle Davis at the 17:24 mark ended the run. Chase Fischer drilled a three to close in on the lead, 8-5.

January Baseball Blog

Baseball Blog | Jan 19, 2016 - Posted by Ralph R. Zobell at 10:26 am | Updated: January 19, 2016 10:43 am | Permalink

NEW COUGARS:  Left-handed pitchers Bo Burrup and Rhett Parkinson officially joined the team when classes began the first day of this month.  Both are recently returned from serving church missions to Baltimore, Maryland and Salem, Oregon, respectively.  Burrup signed with BYU before his mission and Parkinson signed with BYU several years ago before enrolling at Salt Lake Community College.

Cougars down Dons 102-92

Men's Basketball Blog | Jan 09, 2016 - Posted by Michelle Wood at 9:02 pm | Updated: January 9, 2016 9:08 pm | Permalink

Three early fouls for the Dons gave the Cougars six quick points, putting them up 57-47 in the first minute of second half play.

Tim Derksen's 3-pointer brought the Dons within seven, but Nick Emery hit a 3 from the left corner and Chase Fischer added a breakaway layup to give the Cougars a 62-50 lead with 15:57 to play.

Cougars hold 51-45 lead over Dons at break

Men's Basketball Blog | Jan 09, 2016 - Posted by Alexa Anderson at 7:51 pm | Updated: January 9, 2016 7:54 pm | Permalink

Teams traded baskets to open up the first half of play with the Cougars tying the game at 5-all on a driving layup by Nick Emery. With 15 minutes to go in the half, Chase Fischer and Emery hit back-to-back 3-point field goals to give BYU the 16-13 advantage.