Five in double digits lead BYU to win

Keilani Unga scored 10 points to help lead the Cougars to a 79-57 defeat of Dixie State. (Photo by Jonathan Hardy/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah-The BYU women’s basketball team dominated in the paint and had five players in double-digits to defeat Dixie State 79-57 in its second exhibition game of the season Friday night at the Marriott Center.

BYU basketball program ranked ninth by Basketball Times

Men's Basketball Blog | Nov 02, 2012 - Posted by Kyle Chilton at 3:59 pm | Updated: November 2, 2012 4:07 pm | Permalink

Every five years since 1997, Basketball Times has ranked the top college basketball programs in the country. Only programs that have won two-thirds of their games over the last 10 years are included. BYU qualified for the first time this year and has earned a ranking of No. 9. A total of 33 teams are included in the rankings. A breakdown of how the programs are ranked follows with BYU's ranking in each category in parenthesis:

After work is done, BYU men's basketball team shows mad skills and builds chemistry

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BYU women roll past Chadron State in first exhibition game

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Women's basketball wins in first exhibition game

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PROVO, Utah – Sophomore Ashley Garfield scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the BYU women's basketball team to an 89-51 victory over Chadron State in an exhibition game on Thursday night at the Marriott Center.

Nimmer wins overtime thriller for BYU

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LOS ANGELES - An overtime goal in the 103rd minute from freshman Marissa Nimmer gave the No. 4 BYU women's soccer team a 1-0 win over Loyola Marymount, Thursday, on the road and a continual hold on first place in the West Coast Conference standings. 

With the win, the Cougars clinch at least a share of the 2012 WCC title. 

BYU is now 2-0-1 in games that go into overtime and have won their last six-straight games in conference play. 

Miles Batty named NCAA Today's Top 10 Award winner

Miles Batty, who graduated magna cum laude in June 2012 with degrees in neuroscience and exercise science, is one of the most decorated student-athletes in BYU history. (Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU)

PROVO, Utah (Nov. 1, 2012) — The NCAA announced Thursday the 10 student-athletes who will be honored in January 2013 as Today’s Top 10 Award winners. Included in the list of recipients is BYU track and cross country All-American Miles Batty of Sandy, Utah.

The NCAA Today’s Top 10 Award recognizes student-athletes who completed their athletics eligibility during the 2011-12 academic year. The award is based on success in competition, in the classroom and in the community. 

Findlay coming to town for exhibition game

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PROVO, Utah – BYU basketball will play its final game of the preseason when it hosts Findlay on Saturday at 7 p.m. MDT in the Marriott Center. The game will be broadcast live on BYUtv and KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM and 1160 AM.

BYU women's basketball team tops WCC preseason poll

SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- Brigham Young University has been selected to win the West Coast Conference women's basketball championship in a preseason poll of the WCC's nine head coaches.

The Cougars received five out of a possible eight first-place votes (coaches were not allowed to vote for their own team), just one more first-place vote than second-place Gonzaga. This is the first time in five years that a team other than Gonzaga has been selected by the coaches to win the WCC (San Diego, 2007-08).