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Last Updated Feb 26, 2017 04:46PM

Provo • Where has that been all season? That was the biggest question for coach Dave Rose’s wildly inconsistent BYU team late Saturday night after the Cougars shocked the college basketball world with a 79-71 win over No. 1-ranked Gonzaga. …

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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Chris Hill, Athletic Director, University of Utah answer questions from reporters about the basketball showcase featuring BYU, Utah, USU, and Weber State, at Vivint Smart Home Arena, Thursday, July 21, 2016. Utah athletics: Utes maintain conservative fiscal approach as revenues rise
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  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah State Aggies head coach Matt Wells watches during the game at Maverik Stadium Friday September 16, 2016. Utah State football: Plenty of motivation headed into spring ball
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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Brigham Young Cougars guard Makenzi Pulsipher (23) gets past Utah Utes forward Tanaeya Boclair (32), in Basketball action, Brigham Young Cougars vs. the Utah Utes, Saturday, December 10, 2016. Kragthorpe: BYU seniors come up big on Senior Day in win over Gonzaga
    Provo BYU senior guard Makenzi Pulsipher stole the ball in the backcourt, dribbled to her left, turned toward the basket and launched a jump shot. ...
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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Brigham Young Cougars quarterback Tanner Mangum (12) looks for an open man, in the Poinsettia Bowl, at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, December 21, 2016. BYU football: Cougars open spring camp Monday with focus on improvement, not competition
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