Video: Hutchins and Minson jersey retirement

Men's Basketball Blog | Feb 19, 2013 - Posted by Whitney Craft Jordan at 4:05 pm | Permalink

BYU legends Mel Hutchins and Roland Minson joined Danny Ainge and Kresimir Cosic as the only BYU men’s basketball players to have their jerseys retired during halftime of Saturday’s 86-72 win over Portland.

BYUtv highlighted the 1951 NIT National Championship team, of which Hutchins and Minson were members, with a video tribute. 

The halftime ceremony was aired live on BYUtv and included remarks from the two former players, a letter from Elder Jeffery R. Holland and words from athletic director Tom Holmoe. 

See both videos below.

Final two WCC games at home

(Photo by BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)

With just two weeks remaining in the 2013 West Coast Conference season, the BYU women’s basketball team is tied for second place in the latest league standings with Saint Mary’s with identical 9-3 marks. The Cougar women are 18-7 overall and look to stay undefeated at home.

On this week’s slate are two final home games beginning with a Thursday night matchup with Portland (10-16, 5-8) at 7 p.m., MST.

No. 2 Cougars return to Smith Fieldhouse

(Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU)

#2 BYU (9-3, 8-2 MPSF)
#14 Pacific (4-6, 5-6 MPSF)
#5 Stanford (9-5, 6-5 MPSF)

PROVO, Utah – After its first road trip of the season, the No. 2 BYU men’s volleyball team returns to the Smith Fieldhouse and hosts No. 14 Pacific and No. 5 Stanford, Friday and Saturday, respectively.

Both matches are slated to begin at 7 p.m. MST and will be broadcast live on BYUtv.

BYU Coach's Show: Monday 2/18

Men's Basketball Blog | Feb 19, 2013 - Posted by Whitney Craft Jordan at 10:15 am | Permalink

BYU head coach Dave Rose began his weekly radio show with a recap of last week's one-game week and how the team made it work in their favor to get an 86-74 win on Saturday against Portland. 

No. 2 LSU hosts Cougars in first-ever meeting

Sophomore Jeff Barker was one of two winning pitchers for BYU last weekend. (Photo by Jon Hardy/BYU Photo)

No. 2 LSU hosts BYU baseball in two of four Cougar games this week in Baton Rouge, La., starting Thursday.

The second-ranked Tigers (3-0) play Tuesday evening against Lamar before hosting the Cougars (2-2), concluding with a game on Saturday evening. Sandwiched between those games are Friday and Saturday afternoon contests against Southeastern Louisiana (3-0),  also at heralded Alex Box Stadium (10,326).

BYU to host Utah State on Tuesday

(Photo by BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)

Game notes: BYU vs. Utah State

BYU will take a one-game break from WCC play when it hosts Utah State on Tuesday at 7 p.m. MST in the Marriott Center. The game will be broadcast on KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM and 1160 AM and televised on BYUtv.

Legacy Hall: A treasure trove

Sport or Organization: 
Athletics
Company Name: 
Church News

Athletics are on BYUtv this week

Follow the Cougars on BYUtv.
(Week of Feb. 18-Feb. 23)
All times – Mountain

True Blue
Weekly Sports Program  
Mon., Feb. 18 at 6:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.
Tues., Feb. 19 at 12:30 a.m.
 
Live Sports
Men’s Basketball      
BYU vs. Utah State
Tues., Feb. 19 at 7 p.m.
 
Women’s Basketball
BYU vs. Portland
Thurs., Feb. 21 at 7 p.m.

Tags: Feature

Jerseys of Roland Minson and Mel Hutchins retired

(Photo by BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)

PROVO, Utah – BYU legends Mel Hutchins and Roland Minson joined Danny Ainge and Kresimir Cosic as the only Cougar men’s basketball players to have their jerseys retired during halftime of Saturday’s 86-72 win over Portland.

“I feel like we played such a long time ago and we didn’t expect this,” Hutchins said. ”We saw Stan Watts get into the Hall of Fame and thought how great that was but never thought this would be us.”

Cougars earn first road victory at USC

(Photo by Marcos Escalona/ BYU Photo)

LOS ANGELES -- Bouncing back after a loss to capture its first road win of the season, the No. 1 BYU men’s volleyball team defeated No. 10 USC 3-1 (25-18, 17-25, 25-22, 25-18) Saturday at the Galen Center.