2014-2015 BYU Cougars Men's Basketball Schedule
The West Coast Conference is just one of those groups of programs
that is always loaded with superstars, giving you plenty of reasons to put down the remote and see some of the top matchups
on the schedule. There's nothing quite like being there when the game is on the line and the Cougars are looking for just
one more huge basket, which is it's always a good idea to grab your favorite team gear and head out to see if the Cougars
have what it takes to get back to the top of the standings. Once you're there in the middle of an amazing matchup filled with
twists, turns and nail-biting moments, you'll definitely be glad that you're not sitting anywhere else.
And that's because
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 for. 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 foes standing in their way, but this is a team
that definitely doesn't back down from a challenge.
Nor do they 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.
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.
There's nothing like seeing a college basketball game in person, as it's one of the most exciting
things you can witness in the sports world. Get out to a big game and see all the rim-rocking jams for yourself as the Cougars
look to make a big move up the WCC standings this season. Will you be there when the Cougars put the final touches on a memorable
win that will have fans buzzing all over campus and eagerly waiting for the next matchup? This is a sport that simply can't
be contained by a flatscreen no matter how hard you try, providing more than enough incentive to snag your favorite team gear
and head out to see all of the crucial buckets in another heart-pounding season of BYU basketball.
The 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. The WCC
added the BYU Cougars before the 2012 season and its newest member is the University of Pacific, raising the level of competition
on a conference that is getting tougher every year. 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, this is a
team that is always exciting and are sure to be right in the thick of the action once again this season in the WCC.
BYU Cougars Basketball Trivia
What is the BYU men's basketball record for most points in a game?
guard Jimmer Fredette scored 52 points against the New Mexico Lobos in 2011. Fredette also holds the Cougar program records
for most points in a season and a career, leading him to get drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 10th overall pick in
the 2011 NBA Draft. Fredette was also one of the top college players of the modern era, and was even named the Consensus National
Player of the Year in 2011, when he led the entire nation in scoring and become nothing shy of a sensation around college
BYU Cougars Fans
The 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. The rabid fan base
cannot get enough of Cougars' basketball, and true basketball fans should really see this dynamite college basketball atmosphere
for themselves. In 2010-2011, at the height of legendary guard Jimmer Fredette's career, the Marriott Center finished in the
top six in the country in attendance and even had eight sellouts, speaking to the level of fan commitment that the Cougars
tend to have on a regular basis. It may not be an easy ticket to come by, so make sure that you get your tickets to see the
BYU Cougars now before they are all gone, as Cougars' fans are ready for another electrifying season of college hoops.