p class="TEXT_w_Indent"> "Coach [Jim] Boylen and I put that [four-game agreement] together. We were both really excited to continue the series even though the conferences were going in different directions," Rose said. "In the last two years, as we have played through this contract, we have had discussions about extending the contract, but right now, we are kinda stalled. These may be the last two games we get."
"Really?" host Greg Wrubell asked, incredulously.
"Yeah," Rose said.
The Utes have said recently they won't do home-and-homes with Utah State and Weber State any more, and now it appears they don't want to give them to BYU, either. Stay tuned.
Wrubell also asked Rose whether or not football defensive end Bronson Kaufusi will join the BYU basketball team, as he did last year when the season was over.
"We need to have that discussion after the bowl game [on Dec. 27]," Rose said.
The coach went on to say that all the parties involved — Kaufusi, his father, Steve, coach Bronco Mendenhall and Rose — will probably sit down together and talk about it after the bowl game. However, the Cougars' WCC season begins the day after the bowl game, on Dec. 28 at Loyola Marymount.
Rose spoke to reporters after the basketball team practiced Tuesday afternoon in the Marriott Center.
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