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Dance Card: BYU, West Coast

BYU broke open a one-point lead at the half to beat top-seeded Gonzaga 78-66. Dani Peterson led three Cougars in double figures with 18 points and added 12 rebounds as BYU shot 60.4% for the game.

2012 WCC Women's Basketball Tournament Final: BYU Cougars Win Rubber Match Against Gonzaga Bulldogs

The BYU Cougars have made their mark on the West Coast Conference quickly. After losing the regular season title on the last day of the regular season to the Gonzaga Bulldogs, the Cougars defeated...

Nancy Lieberman Award Finalist Haley Steed's Expertise In Maximizing Simple Opportunities

2012 Nancy Lieberman Award finalist Haley Steed of the BYU Cougars currently ranks sixth in the nation in assists per game. However, she does it without making many spectacular plays.

Video Recap: BYU Cougars' Take Sole Possession Of Second Place In WCC With Win Over San Diego Toreros

After arguably suffering the upset of the year against the San Francisco Dons on Thursday, the Brigham Young Cougars used a 19-0 second half run to defeat the San Diego Toreros 64-50 yesterday afternoon. But most important was that they showed the level of defensive intensity during that second half run that was absent against USF.

Finding The NCAA Women's Basketball Upset of the Year By Reframing Expectations

What constitutes the "Upset of the Year? And how on earth would we go about determining that with all the games that are played during any given season?

USF's Defense Shuts Down #23 BYU's Offense In 71-64 Upset

Just looking at the boxscore, it's obvious that the BYU Cougars' season-low 10% 3-point shooting had something to do with this loss. Although part of that is just a bad night for one of the nation's most efficient offenses, a larger part was the USF Dons' outstanding play defensively.

USF Dons Upset #23 BYU Cougars In Provo: First Win Against Ranked Opponent Since 2003

After beating the Gonzaga Bulldogs by 30 points exactly a week ago, the #23 Brigham Young Cougars were upset by the San Francisco Dons in Provo.

BYU Cougars vs. USF Dons on BYUTV at 6 pm PST

BYU will continue its quest to win the WCC in its first year of membership tonight on BYUTV against the last place USF Dons. The numbers (see WBBState preview above) suggest an easy win for BYU, but USF did give them a challenge in their first meeting. With a win, they can tie Gonzaga for first in the WCC.

BYU Cougars, Gonzaga Bulldogs Headed For An Exciting Finish To Decide WCC Title

The BYU Cougars' 30-point blowout of the Gonzaga Bulldogs last Thursday left the two teams neck and neck for the West Coast Conference regular season title with only a couple of weeks left. Their rematch on the final day of the regular season could end up deciding who wins the conference.

BYU Enters First Season In WCC On 10-Game Winning Streak

Today BYU capped off an 11-2 non-conference schedule and 10 game winning streak with a win over Nevada that was even more dominant than the 84-53 final score - they were actually up 70-33 with about 7 minutes left before emptying the bench. What bodes well for them moving forward is that they run a precision offense, do a great job shutting down passing lanes defensively, and may very well have one of the top distributors in the nation in Haley Steed. They'll be a fun team to watch in the WCC.

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