GONZAGA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GONZAGA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Gonzaga falls in first round http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57720591-77/state-james-madison-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57720591-77/state-james-madison-points.html.csp">Gonzaga falls in first round</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T09:53:41.833-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 09:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">College Station, Texas • James Madison coach Kenny Brooks was enjoying breakfast on Sunday morning when he got a text from the team’s trainer that put an immediate damper on his big day. He learned that Kirby Burkholder, the Colonial Athletic Association player of the year, had been up most of the night ill with an upset stomach. But he was well aware of how tough she was and knew “if anybody could push through it, Kirby could.” And she did. Burkholder had 28 points with 18 rebounds to lead No. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577205912014-03-24T09:53:41.833-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-24T09:53:41.833-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57720591@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 09:53:41 MDT ’Cats run past Zags on way to Sweet 16 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57720754-77/arizona-sweet-baylor-gonzaga.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57720754-77/arizona-sweet-baylor-gonzaga.html.csp">’Cats run past Zags on way to Sweet 16</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T23:49:02.268-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 11:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Diego • Arms waving and legs churning, the Arizona Wildcats are racing back into the Sweet 16. Overwhelming Gonzaga with its contest-everything defense, Arizona looked very much like the top seed in the West, blowing out the Bulldogs 84-61 on Sunday to reach the Sweet 16 for the third time in four years. Coming off a shaky NCAA tournament opener, Arizona (32-4) ended a wild first weekend of upsets and buzzer beaters with a display of domination. This was not the epic double-overtime game t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577207542014-03-23T23:49:02.268-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-23T23:49:02.268-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57720754@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:49:02 MDT Burkholder leads James Madison over Gonzaga 72-63 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57721257-77/gonzaga-james-madison-lead.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57721257-77/gonzaga-james-madison-lead.html.csp">Burkholder leads James Madison over Gonzaga 72-63</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KRISTIE RIEKEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T23:48:12.064-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 11:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">College Station, Texas • Gonzaga was getting the shots it wanted late against James Madison in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Sunday. The problem was that none of them were falling. Gonzaga went almost five minutes without scoring as James Madison used a big run to take the lead and go on to a 72-63 win. “It’s real frustrating because there’s not a lot you can do,” Gonzaga coach Kelly Graves said. “You can make calls, you can do what you’re supposed to do and get people in the right p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577212572014-03-23T23:48:12.064-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-23T23:48:12.064-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57721257@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:48:12 MDT College basketball: Pressure off Gonzaga in this year’s NCAA Tournament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57718443-77/arizona-gonzaga-game-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57718443-77/arizona-gonzaga-game-state.html.csp">College basketball: Pressure off Gonzaga in this year’s NCAA Tournament</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By John Marshall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T23:13:31.593-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 11:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Diego • Gonzaga went into last year’s NCAA tournament as the No. 1 overall seed and the pressure took its toll, sending the Zags home after two games. This year, they’re in a different frame of mind, back to their familiar underdog role and hoping to use it to their advantage against Arizona on Sunday and, hopefully, beyond. “There isn’t as much pressure,” Gonzaga forward Sam Dower Jr. said Saturday from San Diego State’s Viejas Arena. “I wouldn’t say we’re looser; we’re more aggressive. We ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577184432014-03-22T23:13:31.593-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-22T23:13:31.593-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57718443@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 23:13:31 MDT NCAA Tournament: Gonzaga 85, Oklahoma State 77 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57714575-77/cowboys-free-gonzaga-pangos.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57714575-77/cowboys-free-gonzaga-pangos.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: Gonzaga 85, Oklahoma State 77</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BERNIE WILSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T16:45:19.328-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SAN DIEGO • Kevin Pangos scored 26 points and Gary Bell Jr. added 17 for eighth-seeded Gonzaga, which beat Marcus Smart and the ninth-seeded Oklahoma State Cowboys 85-77 in the West region of the NCAA tournament on Friday. The refs called 61 fouls and five players fouled out. Pangos made 12 of 14 free throws, including 10 of 10 in the last 1:31. The final 3½ minutes took 24 minutes to play. It was seven off the record for fouls in a tournament game set by Iowa and Morehead State in a regional se...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577145752014-03-22T16:45:19.328-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-22T16:45:19.328-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57714575@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:45:19 MDT Kragthorpe: BYU, SLU and other ‘most intriguing’ teams http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57693194-77/byu-state-team-tournament.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57693194-77/byu-state-team-tournament.html.csp">Kragthorpe: BYU, SLU and other ‘most intriguing’ teams</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T23:20:18.939-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 11:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The NCAA Tournament field seemingly always includes a team with a losing record (Cal Poly), a school with a cool nickname (the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers) and a team with a 7-foot-5 center (New Mexico State). Beyond those novelties, here are my five most intriguing teams in the field — the ones I’m very curious about how they’ll perform: • Saint Louis: The 2013-14 Billikens are the official Rick Majerus Legacy Team. The former Utah coach, who died in December 2012, long ago pointed to this s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57693194@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 23:20:18 MDT Cougars' big concern after big loss: condition of Collinsworth's knee http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57668934-65/byu-collinsworth-game-cougars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57668934-65/byu-collinsworth-game-cougars.html.csp">Cougars' big concern after big loss: condition of Collinsworth's knee</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T00:58:02.318-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 12:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It appeared that Kyle Collinsworth couldn’t stand to watch. In the closing moments of the Cougars’ 75-64 loss to Gonzaga on Tuesday night in the WCC championship game, Collinsworth sat at the end of the BYU bench at an odd angle, looking away from the court, because of the position of his right knee and the huge ice pack attached to it. If the 6-foot-6 guard can’t play in BYU’s next game — and all indications are that he won’t — the Cougars will have suffered a double-whammy in Las Vegas, losin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57668934@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:58:02 MDT Kurt Kragthorpe: No excuse for BYU’s start in loss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57668222-88/byu-cougars-gonzaga-tournament.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57668222-88/byu-cougars-gonzaga-tournament.html.csp">Kurt Kragthorpe: No excuse for BYU’s start in loss</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T23:33:02.498-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas When the BYU Cougars returned to the Orleans Arena court Tuesday night, 19 hours after fighting their way into the West Coast Conference tournament championship game, they had nothing left. No initial energy, no offensive success and no defensive answers for Gonzaga. That list also should include no excuses, no disclaimers and no rationalizations for their 75-64 loss. BYU deserves praise for cutting Gonzaga’s lead to eight points late in the game, while all-tournament forward Kyle Co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57668222@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:33:02 MDT Kragthorpe: Offensive woes doom BYU women in loss to Gonzaga http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57667152-88/byu-cougars-gonzaga-hamson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57667152-88/byu-cougars-gonzaga-hamson.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Offensive woes doom BYU women in loss to Gonzaga</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T23:32:58.495-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 11:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas The BYU women’s basketball team started nicely and finished gamely against Gonzaga in the finals of the West Coast Conference tournament. The middle? Now, that was a complete disaster. The Cougars crumbled in a stretch of 21-plus minutes that doomed them to a 71-57 defeat Tuesday afternoon at the Orleans Arena. That’s actually a very respectable score, considering how the Cougars performed offensively for much of the game. And there were some redeeming qualities of BYU’s effort, such ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57667152@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:32:58 MDT Gonzaga routs BYU women in WCC championship game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57665874-88/byu-cougars-gonzaga-field.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57665874-88/byu-cougars-gonzaga-field.html.csp">Gonzaga routs BYU women in WCC championship game</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T23:32:58.982-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 11:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • If the BYU women’s basketball team fails to get an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament when the selections are announced Monday, it will have 21 hellish minutes in Las Vegas to blame. Using some ferocious defensive pressure that forced 17 turnovers and limited the Cougars to just one field goal in a stretch that lasted more than 21 minutes, top-seeded Gonzaga routed BYU 71-57 on Tuesday in the West Coast Conference women’s championship game in front of 7,898 at Orleans Arena. “They c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57665874@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:32:58 MDT Tuesday on TV: There’s a ‘Thor’ crossover on ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ and BYU faces Gonzaga twice http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57665402-63/abc-byu-nbc-fox.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57665402-63/abc-byu-nbc-fox.html.csp">Tuesday on TV: There’s a ‘Thor’ crossover on ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ and BYU faces Gonzaga twice</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T10:59:01.137-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 10:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lorelei, a villain from Asgard, makes trouble for Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4). They get some help from Lady Sif (Jaimie Alexander), who cross over from the “Thor” movies. In Las Vegas, both BYU teams are playing for West Coast Conference basketball championships. And it’s BYU-Gonzaga doubleheader. First up, the Cougars face the Bulldogs for the women’s tournament title at 2 p.m. on ESPNU. Then it’s BYU vs. Gonzaga for the men’s tournament titled at 7 p.m. on ESPN. Elsewhe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57665402@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:59:01 MDT BYU beats USF for third time, but Walters doesn't back down from "best team" boast http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57663457-65/team-game-tonight-walters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57663457-65/team-game-tonight-walters.html.csp">BYU beats USF for third time, but Walters doesn't back down from "best team" boast</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T01:28:02.218-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 01:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It is well past midnight here in Las Vegas, so just a quick blog post on the Cougars’ 79-77 win over San Francisco in overtime. The Cougars won it at the free-throw line, really, going 24 of 28 from the stripe. Tyler Haws overcame a horrible shooting night from the field (5 of 19) by going 14 of 14 from the line. He finished with 24 points. Kyle Collinsworth added 18 points and 12 rebounds, and made two huge free throws in overtime. Not bad for a 65-percent FT shooter. “My first thought was just...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57663457@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 01:28:02 MDT College basketball: Gonzaga beats Saint Mary’s http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57662585-77/gonzaga-mary-saint-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57662585-77/gonzaga-mary-saint-points.html.csp">College basketball: Gonzaga beats Saint Mary’s</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-10T23:26:02.673-06:00">Updated Mar 10, 2014 11:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • David Stockton had 18 points, Sam Dower Jr. added 12 points and nine rebounds, and Gonzaga advanced to the West Coast Conference championship game for the 14th straight year with a 70-54 win over Saint Mary’s Monday night. Gonzaga (27-6) crushed Saint Mary’s in two meetings during the regular season behind its defense and did it again in the WCC semifinals, holding the Gaels (22-11) to 37 percent shooting. Gary Bell Jr. added 14 points and Dower made all eight of his free throws afte...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576625852014-03-10T23:26:02.673-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-10T23:26:02.673-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57662585@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:26:02 MDT BYU basketball: New look, new contenders for WCC tournament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57631866-88/gonzaga-san-tournament-byu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57631866-88/gonzaga-san-tournament-byu.html.csp">BYU basketball: New look, new contenders for WCC tournament</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T22:14:05.106-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 10:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • The West Coast Conference men’s basketball tournament will have a new look this year, and not just because the league has adopted a traditional 10-team bracket format with the addition of Pacific. For starters, Gonzaga and Saint Mary’s won’t meet in the championship game for the first time since 2008 (when Gonzaga lost to San Diego in the finale) because the Zags and Gaels are in the same half of the bracket. And the Zags are not overwhelming favorites this year, despite having won the l...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57631866@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 22:14:05 MDT BYU basketball: Worthington gets first start, first dunk http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57585334-88/mika-byu-worthington-half.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57585334-88/mika-byu-worthington-half.html.csp">BYU basketball: Worthington gets first start, first dunk</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-23T12:48:51.838-06:00">Updated Feb 23, 2014 12:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • BYU freshman Luke Worthington got his first career start on Saturday night. He also got his first career dunk. OK, it wasn’t a thing of beauty — Worthington barely pushed the ball over the rim while being fouled — but it counts nonetheless. And he completed the 3-point play for style points. Worthington started inside against Portland instead of fellow freshman Eric Mika because coaches are keeping Mika off the floor at the start of games to keep him out of foul trouble. Sure enough, Wo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57585334@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Feb 2014 12:48:51 MDT BYU basketball: No seniors to celebrate in final home game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57580364-88/byu-gonzaga-portland-0-0.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57580364-88/byu-gonzaga-portland-0-0.html.csp">BYU basketball: No seniors to celebrate in final home game</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-22T18:24:37.838-06:00">Updated Feb 22, 2014 06:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Barring a bid in the NIT or some other lower-level college basketball tournament, Saturday night’s game against Portland at the Marriott Center will be the final one for BYU this season. But it won’t be Senior Night, oddly enough. That’s because Dave Rose’s team includes no seniors this year for the first time since he’s been the coach. But there’s still plenty on the line in the 7 p.m. game that will be televised by BYUtv. After all, the Cougars (11-5, 19-10) are still trying to hang on...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57580364@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Feb 2014 18:24:37 MDT BYU basketball: Cougars beat No. 25 Gonzaga, 73-65 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57576420-88/byu-cougars-half-gonzaga.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57576420-88/byu-cougars-half-gonzaga.html.csp">BYU basketball: Cougars beat No. 25 Gonzaga, 73-65</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-21T13:11:48.129-06:00">Updated Feb 21, 2014 01:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Maybe BYU coach Dave Rose should change his starting lineup more often. At least that tactic helped the Cougars finally beat West Coast Conference kingpin Gonzaga on Thursday night. With Anson Winder making just his third start of the season, and foul-prone freshman Eric Mika coming off the bench, Winder scored a game-high 17 points and Mika added 13 points and eight rebounds as BYU downed Gonzaga 73-65 in front of 19,136 fans at the Marriott Center. A 65-percent free-throw shooter enter...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57576420@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:11:48 MDT Video: BYU's Rose discusses win over Gonzaga http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57579258-65/rose-win-byu-center.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57579258-65/rose-win-byu-center.html.csp">Video: BYU's Rose discusses win over Gonzaga</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-21T09:39:02.599-06:00">Updated Feb 21, 2014 09:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU coach Dave Rose met with reporters after Thursday night's 73-65 win over Gonzaga and discussed the keys to the win. Rose talked about holding the Zags to 4 of 18 shooting from the 3-point line and why he changed his starting lineup. He also talked about the importance of staying focused with Portland coming to the Marriott Center on Saturday. The Pilots beat the Cougars in triple overtime last month at Chiles Center.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57579258@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Feb 2014 09:39:02 MDT Video: BYU's Winder and Mika talk about win over Gonzaga http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57578935-65/mika-winder-byu-gonzaga.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57578935-65/mika-winder-byu-gonzaga.html.csp">Video: BYU's Winder and Mika talk about win over Gonzaga</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-21T08:19:02.998-06:00">Updated Feb 21, 2014 08:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After BYU's 73-65 win over Gonzaga on Thursday night, guard Anson Winder and forward Eric Mika talked to reporters about the victory and their performances. Winder went 10 for 10 from the free-throw line en route to 17 points and Mika had 13 points and eight rebounds. Winder started for just the third time this season and Mika came off the bench for the first time in his career.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57578935@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Feb 2014 08:19:02 MDT Thursday on TV: Can BYU beat Gonzaga? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57573942-63/byu-cougars-fox-gonzaga.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57573942-63/byu-cougars-fox-gonzaga.html.csp">Thursday on TV: Can BYU beat Gonzaga?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T10:30:02.269-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 10:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seems a little iffy to me, but there are "experts" out there who are saying that if BYU beats Gonzaga tonight in men's college basketball (9 p.m., ESPN2), the Cougars will be headed to the NCAA tournament.That's a big if. BYU has lost five in a row to Gonazaga.And it's a late start in Provo, which may mean fewer fans in the Marriott Center cheering the Cougars on.Elsewhere on TV ...The Taste (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): A winner is declared in the season finale.American Idol (7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13): The 13...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57573942@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 10:30:02 MDT