CougarLinks: BYU focusing on defense as it enters second half of WCC season

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Published: Thursday, Jan. 30 2014 10:25 a.m. MST

Gonzaga's Kevin Pangos, center, Drew Barham left, fight for a loose ball against BYU's Nate Austin (33) and Anson Winder during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Spokane, Wash. Gonzaga won 84-69. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

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KSL's Greg Wrubell previews Thursday's game against Pacific, and how BYU needs to improve its defensive play as it enters the second half of the West Coast Conference schedule.

— With less than one week until National Signing Day, this is a crucial weekend for BYU football, as 15 recruits visit campus.

— Read a preview of BYU's defensive backfield and linebackers for 2014.

— Here's an analysis of quarterback Ammon Olsen's transfer from BYU to Southern Utah.

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