Volleyball clinches share of conference title

Kathryn LeCheminant set a career record in kills with 15 against Pepperdine. (Photo by Jonathan Hardy/BYU Photo)

MALIBU, Calif. — Four Cougars in double figures secured a share of the conference title Thursday night as the No. 13 BYU women’s volleyball team took down Pepperdine 3-1 (25-15, 23-25, 25-22, 25-21) on the road.

"It was a gutsy win for these girls," BYU head coach Shawn Olmstead said. "I'm very, very proud of how they stayed composed on the road and how they competed on the road against a quality team like Pepperdine."

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Cougars advance to Sweet 16

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PROVO, Utah – Senior Carlee Payne Holmoe scored on a penalty kick with 44 seconds left in the game to give the No. 1 seed BYU women's soccer team a 1-0 victory over Auburn Friday night at home in the Second Round of the NCAA tournament. With the win, the Cougars advance to the Sweet 16 to play No. 4 seed Marquette this Saturday, Nov. 17, at 5 p.m MST on South Field.

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BYU, UNLV agree to home-and-home football series

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PROVO, Utah (Nov. 15, 2012) — BYU and UNLV today announced the schools have agreed to a home-and-home football series for the 2014 and 2015 seasons.

The Cougars and the Rebels will meet at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Nov. 15, 2014, with the second game set for Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on Nov. 14, 2015.

BYU in Brooklyn to face Florida State

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Game Notes: BYU vs. Florida State

After sweeping the first two games of the season at the Marriott Center, BYU men’s basketball will take on Florida State in the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., in the Acura Coaches vs. Cancer Classic on Friday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. EST. The game will be televised live on truTV and broadcast live on KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM and 1160 AM and KSL.com.

One-day ticket deal: Basketball turkey sandwich

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Time to make some family memories and traditions during this Thanksgiving Holiday Break. To celebrate, BYU basketball is offering discounted tickets to two basketball games during Thanksgiving Break…we'll call it the BYU Basketball Turkey Sandwich…let me explain.

Bread – BYU basketball vs. University of Texas–San Antonio, Wed. Nov. 21 – 7 p.m.
Turkey – Happy Thanksgiving – Thurs. Nov. 22
Bread – BYU basketball vs. Cal State Northridge, Sat. Nov. 24 – 7 p.m.

Rose announces five signees from class of 2013

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PROVO, Utah – BYU basketball head coach Dave Rose announced today that prep players Nick Emery, Jakob Hartsock, Eric Mika, Braiden Shaw and Luke Worthington have signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Cougars. Rose also announced that Kyle Collinsworth will return to BYU next summer after the completion of his two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Russia.

Breaking down BYU’s 31-2 lead against Georgia State

Men's Basketball Blog | Nov 14, 2012 - Posted by Kyle Chilton at 5:48 pm | Permalink

BYU opened last night’s game with an impressive display of offensive efficiency and defensive prowess as the Cougars sandwiched Georgia State’s first basket between runs of 15-0 and 16-0 to lead 31-2. Following is a rundown of every BYU possession during the first 9:29 of the game to show just how good the Cougars were during the run.

Nelson named Wuerffel Trophy finalist

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PROVO, Utah – Senior quarterback Riley Nelson was announced today as one of the eight finalists for the 2012 Wuerffel Trophy, the national award that honors the college football player who best combines exemplary community service with outstanding academic and athletic achievement.