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(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Brigham Young Cougars forward Caleb Lohner (33) as BYU hosts San Diego State, NCAA basketball in Provo on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021.

Mired in an offensive slump, BYU big man Caleb Lohner is looking to Christian Laettner for inspiration

By Kevin Reynolds | January 21, 2022, 10:04 p.m.

Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  San Diego Toreros forward Josh Parrish (4) is called for a foul as he collides with Brigham Young Cougars forward Seneca Knight (24), in basketball action at the Marriott Center, on Thursday, January 20, 2022.

Seneca Knight shines as BYU men’s basketball beats San Diego

By Alex Vejar | January 21, 2022, 5:01 a.m.

(Photo courtesy of WCC Sports) Paisley Harding led the Cougars to a 85-55 win over San Francisco in the WCC Tournament semifinal on Monday. The senior was responsible for 23 points on 9 of 17 shooting from the field, and added seven rebounds, four steals and two assists.

BYU women’s basketball has been dominating opponents, and they want more

By Alex Vejar | January 21, 2022, 12:43 a.m.

Southern California quarterback Jaxson Dart throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Washington State, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Former USC quarterback Jaxson Dart visits BYU

By Kevin Reynolds | January 20, 2022, 2:49 a.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Houston Heimuli is the son of BYU running back Lakei Heimulu who played for BYU in the early 80's. Heimuli is walking on at BYU from Stanford University under the COVID-19 extra year of eligibility. "It's surreal," Houston Heimuli said of being given the chance to play for Brigham Young University.

VHS tapes and the ‘Turbo Tongan’: Houston Heimuli transferred back home to BYU to fulfill a legacy once abandoned

By Kevin Reynolds | January 19, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah takes the field as the Utah Utes face the Ohio State Buckeyes at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022.

Gordon Monson: Can Utah, BYU and even Utah State ever catch up to the college football kings in the SEC? Whoa. Hold the burps and chuckles.

By Gordon Monson | January 17, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) BYU basketball player Shaylee Gonzales at the Marriott Center in Provo, on Tuesday, January 11, 2022.

For BYU’s Shaylee Gonzales — a star on the court and an entrepreneur off it — it was ‘about time’ the NCAA changed its rules

By Alex Vejar | January 16, 2022, 8:15 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Brigham Young Cougars guard Alex Barcello (13) as BYU hosts San Diego State, NCAA basketball in Provo on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021.

BYU men’s basketball ends grueling WCC stretch with comeback win over San Francisco that could ‘hold some weight’ in March

By Alex Vejar | January 17, 2022, 1:01 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Brigham Young Cougars head coach Kalani Sitake stands on the sideline at LaVell Edwards Stadium in September.

BYU defensive lineman Victory Vaka enters transfer portal

By Kevin Reynolds | January 15, 2022, 9:43 p.m.

BYU guard Alex Barcello (13) drives the ball as guard Te'Jon Lucas (3) sets a screen against Gonzaga guard Rasir Bolton (45) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, in Spokane, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

BYU men’s basketball fights but ultimately falls to No. 2 Gonzaga for ‘humbling’ first conference loss

By Alex Vejar | January 14, 2022, 7:11 a.m.

(Chuck Burton | AP) BYU's Tegan Graham (10) reacts after making a 3-point basket against Rutgers late during the second half of a college basketball game in the first round of the women's NCAA tournament last year. Graham and the Cougars are now 3-0 in West Coast Conference play — and they're making "statements" in the process.

BYU cruises past Saint Mary’s, stays unbeaten in West Coast Conference

By Kevin Reynolds | January 14, 2022, 6:06 a.m.

BYU forward Yoeli Childs (23) reacts after dunking against Gonzaga during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Provo, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Will former BYU forward Yoeli Childs join the Salt Lake City Stars? G League team acquires his rights

By Alex Vejar | January 14, 2022, 2:04 a.m.

(Jaren Wilkey | BYU) The BYU women's soccer team celebrates a win over defending champs Santa Clara last year, earning them a trip to their first-ever national title game. The Cougars' soccer team was just one squad that excelled in Provo last fall.

Gordon Monson: A shout-out to BYU sports

By Gordon Monson | January 13, 2022, 8:35 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Brigham Young Cougars guard Trevin Knell (21) tries to shoot around Gonzaga Bulldogs forward Corey Kispert (24), in West Coast Conference Basketball action between the Brigham Young Cougars and the Gonzaga Bulldogs at the Marriott Center in Provo, on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021.

‘Big test’ awaits BYU men’s basketball in matchup against No. 2 Gonzaga

By Alex Vejar | January 13, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Young Kwak | AP) Gonzaga center Chet Holmgren (34) and forward Drew Timme (2) stand on the court during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Alabama last month. It has been 23 months since Gonzaga lost a West Coast Conference game, a streak BYU hopes to end this week in Spokane.

How BYU is preparing for Gonzaga, one of college basketball’s most unique challenges

By Kevin Reynolds | January 12, 2022, 2:03 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Corner Canyon's Jaxson Dart during the 6A state football championship game against Lone Peak at Cedar Valley High School in Eagle Mountain on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020.

Gordon Monson: Should quarterback Jaxson Dart transfer to BYU or to Utah? The answer is … uh, clear?

By Gordon Monson | January 11, 2022, 4:21 p.m.

(Isaac Hale | Special to The Tribune) Brigham Young University head coach Mark Pope talks with his players during a timeout in a game between the BYU Cougars and the Saint Mary’s College of California Gaels in Provo last year. BYU announced Monday it would begin requiring proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to attend basketball games and other indoor events.

BYU will require proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test for basketball games, other indoor events

By Alex Vejar | January 11, 2022, 6:53 a.m.

Southern California quarterback Jaxson Dart throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Washington State, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

USC football’s Jaxson Dart enters NCAA Transfer Portal. Might he come home to Utah or BYU?

By Josh Newman | January 10, 2022, 8:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Brigham Young Cougars guard Te'Jon Lucas (3) pushes past the defense in basketball action between the Brigham Young Cougars and the Utah State Aggies at the Marriott Center in Provo, Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021.

BYU men’s basketball beats Saint Mary’s in low-scoring game

By Alex Vejar | January 9, 2022, 6:25 a.m.

(Photo courtesy of Jaren Wilkey) Shaylee Gonzales shoots a free throw during her freshman year at BYU. She nearly got a triple double on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, when the Cougars beat Pacific.

Shaylee Gonzales leads No. 18 BYU women’s basketball to big win over Pacific

By Alex Vejar | January 8, 2022, 10:51 p.m.