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CougarCast: BYU Basketball vs. Utah

The Cougars and the Utes are back on the hardwood, listen to this podcast to get ready for the game!

NCAA Basketball: Barclays Center Classic-BYU vs Massachusetts Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

Finally, the rivalry has come back to the Marriott Center!

The all-time basketball series between BYU and Utah sits 129-128 and the razor thin margin sits in favor of the Cougars!

Following a heated and bizarre cancellation, the Cougars and the Utes will play on the hallowed hardwood of the Marriott Center.

In this episode of CougarCast:

  • New Star Wars Day and outrageous predictions for “The Last Jedi.”
  • BYU Hoops takeaways after 10 games.
  • BYU and Utah’s statistical similarities.
  • #SafetyFirst, #Coack80K and all the other razzing of the BYU fans toward Larry Krystkowiak should be fun.
  • The forgotten part of the “cooling off period” is that this was actually a battle of wills between Dave Rose and Larry Krystkowiak.
  • Handling Utah’s depth in the front court and Yoeli Childs avoiding foul trouble.
  • Using Zac Seljaas at the 4.
  • The money lineup for BYU that must play winning basketball is McKay Cannon, TJ Haws, Elijah Bryant, Zac Seljaas, Yoeli Childs.
  • Not allowing Utah to be successful from a simple “3 and D” game plan.
  • Resume implications of Saturday night’s game.
  • Bonus Football talk: Quick reactions to Jeff Grimes being hired to be the new BYU Offensive Coordinator.
  • Strange breakup stories.


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