2014-2015 BYU Cougars Men's Basketball Schedule
There is nothing quite like being there in the middle of a huge
BYU Cougars game, as this team is the pride of the sports scene around Provo, Utah, and a squad that is always in the middle
of one epic matchup or another. The Cougars are ready to roll again in the WCC, a top-tier conference that has some of the
most underrated programs in the entire country. BYU was one of the top teams in the WCC in 2013-2014 thanks to a 13-5 record
in the conference and a spectacular 23-12 overall, bringing their fans yet another exciting and winning season that was loaded
with late-game drama.
It also doesn't hurt that the Marriott Center is one of the most exciting places in the country
to see a big basketball game, particularly when the Cougars are lining up against a talented WCC foe. Be there for all of
the crucial possessions as the Cougars hope to give their fans another season to remember, not to mention the rest of the
WCC a major run for their money. Against teams like Gonzaga, San Diego, San Francisco and more, the Cougars have some prominent
teams standing in their way, but this is a team that definitely doesn't back down from a challenge as they look to shoot their
way closer to the top of the conference.
But the Cougars also definitely do not lack in support whenever the Cougars
hit the court away from home. Even though the Marriott Center is all the rage during home games, road matchups are just as
exciting thanks to the passionate fan base that knows how to head out and show their support. Once you're there in the middle
of a bench-ripping matchup that has you glued to the court, you'll definitely be glad that you're not sitting anywhere else,
as this is an experience that will completely speak for itself as the Cougars look to rack up the wins all season long.
BYU Cougars Basketball Team Info
The BYU Cougars men's basketball program has enjoyed a very successful history,
with 27 total NCAA Tournament berths so far. With their recent move from the Mountain West Conference to the West Coast Conference,
the Cougar basketball program has increased its exposure on the national scale. The competition is steep in the WCC this season,
as with every year, but the BYU Cougars have the talent and the passionate fan base behind them to go far. You never know
when you're going to see the next all-time great Cougar take his game to a completely different level, which is one of the
reasons why hoops fans around Provo tend to be absolutely riveted by the BYU Cougars each and every season.
The Cougars frequently sell out home games at Marriott Center, and especially when the team is
in action against conference competitors in the very competitive WCC. The Cougars are gearing up for another big season of
WCC excitement, and all the action in Lincoln is heading to the Marriott Center to see the Cougars basketball team take on
the competition on the court. When the Cougars hoopsters head to their home venue for matchups against conference competitors,
fans can expect the grandstands to be packed with teeming Cougars fans cheering on the home team to victory. Though there
are all kinds of options out there for major spectator sports, there are few experiences that can come close to college basketball,
particularly when you have a talented team like the BYU Cougars in the mix.
BYU Cougars Basketball History
West Coast Conference has become one of the strongest on the West Coast in recent years, thanks to the strong and consistent
play of teams like Gonzaga, BYU and Saint Mary's, just to name the tip of the iceberg. But even though the Cougars face big-time
competition, they have more than a fair share of talented players on their own, leading to nearly 30 different appearances
in the Big Dance and rosters packed with the stars of both today and tomorrow. They've also made the Sweet Sixteen seven different
times, helping to solidify them as one of the most prestigious basketball programs in the entire nation. Though they've yet
to win a title, they routinely are in play to top the conference and always looking to round into form and make a move towards
the NCAA Tournament, keeping fans hooked on the action as the Cougars continue to rack up accolades and expand their already
impressive trophy case.
BYU Cougars Basketball Trivia
What decade did the Cougars make it to the most
The answer is the 2000s, as they racked up six different appearances to mark the best overall streak
in their program history. The Cougars haven't exactly slowed down from there, however, as they made the Tournament almost
every year from 2007 through 2014 (with the exception of 2013), showing that this is a program that has been playing its very
best basketball as of late and seems to be in the middle of arguably their best overall era.
BYU Cougars Fans
fans who pack the Marriott Center are among the most passionate and loyal as any you will find around the country. The Marriott
Center has been in the Top 25 in attendance since it opened in 1971, helping to solidify it as the place to be around Provo,
Utah if you're looking for a great atmosphere for a big sporting event. The easily excitable fan base cannot get enough of
Cougars' basketball, and true basketball fans should really see this dynamite college basketball atmosphere for themselves.
When your favorite player is bringing the ball up the court in a game that still could go either way, with the crowd hinging
on every shot as if it's the final seconds of the Tournament, the experience will completely speak for itself. With the Cougars
looking to again make their mark on the very competitive WCC, it simply doesn't get any better than this if you love college