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CougarCast: BYU basketball vs. Gonzaga preview show

Keith discusses BYU Basketball's big game against the Zags, Dave Rose's move to small ball, and $300,000 BYU Football charter flights.

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A huge matchup in the Marriott Center looms as the Gonzaga Bulldogs play BYU to decide the WCC Championship pitcher. Wiltjer vs. Collinsworth. Rose vs. Few. It is going to be fun. Can BYU keep playing small ball against the Zags? Listen now!

In this episode of CougarCast (below):

  • Reasons why Saturday is a big game (1:00)
  • Why you shouldn't feel confident because BYU won in Spokane (6:52)
  • Dave Rose's move to small ball (10:23)
  • Who's the best big man to play in the small ball lineups? (17:42)
  • What's going on with Jamal Aytes? (19:57)
  • The problem with small ball vs. Gonzaga (23:36)
  • WCC Player of the Year is on the line Saturday (30:50)
  • BYU Football reports that they saved $300,000 by busing to the Las Vegas Bowl. Seems expensive, right? (34:38)
  • Bronco Mendenhall cites football independence for his reason for leaving the Y (43:45)
  • Mendenhall also cryptically said that circumstances changed late in the 2015 season that made it crystal clear that it was time to leave. Keith tells you what that change was. (44:55)

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About The Show

2002 Daily Herald Utah County Name of the Year Award Winner Tosh Mackintosh and Keith Shirts are two friends who bond over BYU Sports.  Obsessed, passionate, and opinionated, they chop it up over BYU Hoops and Football.

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