Riley Nelson receives fourth FBS Independent Player of the Week honor

Riley Nelson set career highs at Hawaii in completing 25 of 37 passes for 363 yards, while his three touchdown passes tied a career best. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)
FOOTBALL BOWL SUBDIVISION INDEPENDENT PLAYERS OF THE WEEK NAMED
 
BYU quarterback Riley Nelson, Navy linebacker Matt Warrick and Navy placekicker Jon Teague have been named FBS Independent Players of the Week, for games from Nov. 26 through Dec.

Vote Madie Lyons for College Goal of the Year

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PROVO, Utah -- Freshman forward Madie Lyons' game-winning goal against Oregon is now one of five finalists for TopDrawerSoccer.com's College Goal of the Year. Lyons goal won national goal of the week and is now the only candidate from NCAA women's soccer to make the list. Each of the other four candidates are from NCAA men's soccer games.

Cougars to open WCC play against No. 8 Gonzaga

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Game Notes: BYU vs. Gonzaga

After posting a 10-3 record during nonconference play, BYU will open West Coast Conference action against No. 8 Gonzaga Saturday in the Marriott Center at 4 p.m. MST. The game will be televised live on ESPN2 and broadcast live on the Cougar IMG Sports Network on KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM and 1160 AM.

Winder and the Cougars edge UMass 77-71 in overtime

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PROVO, Utah – Anson Winder led BYU men's basketball to a 77-71 overtime win against UMass Tuesday afternoon at the Marriott Center.

Eaton's 29 points lead BYU past Utah State

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LOGAN, Utah – Lexi Eaton’s 29 points and Morgan Bailey’s 22 rebounds led BYU women’s basketball past Utah State in the Glen Smith Spectrum, 62-58 in double overtime.

“You have to give the girls a lot of credit tonight,” BYU head coach Jeff Judkins said. “They had some things go against them and they bounced back. Then, Lexi made a big basket to force overtime.”

BYU vs. Memphis Postgame Notes

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TEAM NOTES

BYU fell to Memphis 55-48 in double overtime in the inaugural Miami Beach Bowl at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida. The Cougars finished 8-5 on the season and are 546-398-26 all time.

Senior offensive lineman Solomone Kafu and senior defensive back Skye PoVey carried the team and special teams flags, respectively. Former center Robert Saunooke (1982-83, 86-88) carried the alumni flag.

Official attendance for the game was 20,761.

BYU falls to Memphis in double overtime

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MIAMI – BYU fell to Memphis in the inaugural Miami Beach Bowl 55-48 in double overtime Monday afternoon at Marlins Park.

BYU wins a close match against Stanford

BYU Cougars win against Stanford Saturday night 79-77. Despite the sprained ankle Tyler Haws comes out with high points.

Noon tilt against UMass Tuesday in the Marriott Center

Game Notes: BYU vs. Stanford

Coming off a win against Stanford, BYU will remain home and host Atlantic 10 foe UMass Tuesday at 12 p.m. MST in the Marriott Center. The game will be televised live on BYUtv and broadcast live on the Cougar IMG Sports Network on KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM and 1160 AM.

BYU visits children's hospital, conducts team fireside Sunday

Football Blog | Dec 21, 2014 - Posted by Brett Pyne at 10:26 pm | Updated: December 21, 2014 11:32 pm | Permalink

The focus of practice and activities turned to service and worship on Sunday in the final lead-up to the inaugural Miami Beach Bowl pitting BYU vs. Memphis at Marlins Park on Monday (2 p.m. ET/ESPN).

Sunday morning representatives from both BYU and Memphis made a special visit to patients at Baptist Children's Hospital in Miami. The visit was designed to help wish the children and their families a Happy Holiday season.