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Brigham Young Cougars head coach Dave Rose encourages his team during a timeout in NCAA basketball against the Pacific Tigers in Provo on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019.

PROVO — The news that Dave Rose has retired as BYU’s men’s basketball coach after 14 seasons elicited reactions from many around the college basketball world, including his former players.

Here are some memories and thoughts shared on social media by those who used to don the blue and white:


Here's a look at what some of the current BYU players said about their coach.


A fellow former BYU coach, football's Bronco Mendenhall, also shared his thoughts on Rose's retirement.