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Published: Saturday, Nov. 12 2011 12:00 a.m. MST

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Denver, Colorado

BYU basketball will fit in nicely with the Big West, they wouldn't last in the MWC this year. Thank goodness for those ESPN contracts and the talk of the Big East merge! As they say in this world, some people take 5 steps forward and 20 steps backwards..........


Good Job Ags!! You're my True Blue team, and March is just around the corner. Just maybe I'll make you my adopted team this year while my Utes try to reload.

South Jordan, UT

Maybe the Aggie defense could get some credit for the drought rather than BYU simply not making a shot.

Beverly Hills, CA

Now off to play in some high school gyms and the year is complete.

Whoa Nellie
American Fork, UT

"We turned the ball over 20 times. That's something we need to get better at," he (Dave Rose) said.

I hope they don't get better at turning the ball over in the same way I got better at "talking while the teacher was out of the room." When I was in the 5th grade I actually got an A on my report card one term under that item. So the next term I talked more and my grade dropped to a C. I guess the teacher really did have a few snitches in the room. Stuck up girls anyway. So, hopefully the Cougar turnovers will be fewer, far fewer. Man I missed Fredette last night.

Ogden, UT

Congrats to USU. In typical Aggie fashion, they excelled in the Spectrum. BYU certainly needs to rediscover how to finish without The Jimmer. It will be interested as the season progresses who is more successful ... USU figuring out how to win big games away from the Spectrum ... or BYU figuring out who are their go-to guy(s) to end a drought or close a game.

As a Cougar fan, I'm hopeful that Coach Rose will help them figure it out. Go Cougs!!

Old Timer
the boonies, mexico

Nice win Ags. That said your inexperience really raised it's ugly head in the latter stages of the game. You had better learn how to close out games soon or you will be on the losing end. First, why do kids in college after 10-12 years of organized basketball shoot so poorly from the foul line and especially at the end of games. Missing the front end of one and ones will get you soon if that isn't changed, but practice hard and hopefully that will change! Fun game to watch.

Anonymous Infinity
American Fork, UT

What did I tell you about BYU? It's going to be a long season. Quit deluding yourself Rose.

Orem, UT

Trying to prep myself for a rebuilding year, Byu isn't looking so great this year without the Jimmer.

Super Trooper

I'm happy the Brandon Davies came back and how that has all played out, but REALLY?

He's got so much "uniform" on that he doesn't even look like a basketball player.


Is it just me or is everyone giving up on BYU after just one loss? We got spoiled last year losing only 4 times. USU is a good team that doesn't lose often at home. It is not going to be easy to take one from them up there. The cougs will be just fine. The spectrum isn't the easiest place to begin your season unless you are USU!

Still Blue after all these years
Kaysville, UT

I am not giving up on the Cougs. The Spectrum is a tough place to play and USU would rather beat BYU than win a NC. But . . . I hope Carlino is good because Zylstra cannot play point against decent teams. And Davies must play better. Did not we all think Collinsworth and Harrison were players? Where were they? So, tough place to play, first game, 20 turnovers, could not make 3's and missed a lot of free throws. A lot to fix, but there is time. Given Rose's track record, my bet is that we succeed.

And where do ute fans get off commenting on BYU basketball? The height of hypocrisy! Lone Peak could beat the u this year.

Centerville, UT

It's interesting to see the reaction of some to a BYU loss to USU. This Aggie win shouldn't come as a surprise. USU USUALLY beats BYU in basketball. In the last 10 years, they are 7-4 against BYU.

Clearfield, UT

JohnJacobJingleHeimerSchmidt | 6:39 a.m. Nov. 12, 2011
Beverly Hills, CA
Now off to play in some high school gyms and the year is complete.

So what's the capstone project for the Utes this year, after losing to Adams State?

5th losing season 7 years, more transfers?



There was no mention of the Utes in John...Schmidt's post, yet you are the one to bring up the Utes. Can't seem to get away from obsessing on them, can you? You ought to stay on the subject, the BYU loss to USU.

Ogden, UT

Nice win. Congrats to Stew and the farm boyz. There's no place to play quite like the DGS Spectrum.

USU's defense and ability to break the press were keys to the win, imo. It was an impressive performance with so many freshman, redshirts and JC transfers playing. Credit to Coach Morrill for bringing it all together against a quality opponent so early in the season.

Logan, Utah

Notice how the USU fans didn't rush the court after the win. Can't say the same for BYU fans after the USU BYU football game this year.

Logan, UT

It all comes down to this. 69-62.

Layton, Utah


hahha nice try, we all know johnjacobbbyjingler is a Ute troll, just like you.

Orem, Utah

B.Y.U will be fine. The Spectrum is a hard place to win at just like the Marriott Center. Many good teams are afraid to play B.Y.U. at the Marriott Center because they know how hard it is to win there so they schedule games at neutral courts. (just ask Arizona) Rose is such a good coach that B.Y.U. basketball is never re-building they are re-loading. It will be a while before Utah has the talent to beat B.Y.U. Without Jimmer it is time for other's to step up and that will happen.

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