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Brigham Young University’s professional athletes

Fans of Brigham Young University display their devotion to the university in a variety of ways. Christopher J. J. Thiry chose to display his school spirit by collecting the professional trading cards of former Brigham Young University football and basketball athletes. He donated these trading cards to the University Archives in September 2014. The trading …

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Intercollegiate Athletics films

The Brigham Young University is pleased to announce the availability of use copies of films of various Brigham Young University athletic programs. The use copy DVDs are part of Series 2 and Series 3 of UA 5426 Intercollegiate Athletics films. The materials date from 1930 to 2009. The original films used to create the use …

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Championship Basketball at Brigham Young University

Stanley H. Watts became the head basketball coach at Brigham Young University in January 1949 when Floyd Millet retired. Coach Watts quickly brought the Cougar basketball squad to national prominence. The 1949-1950 team won the Skyline Conference championship and finished third in the NCAA Regional Tournament. The 1950-1951 team would also win a conference championship …

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What’s next? Cougar Basketball looks to build on record setting 2009-2010 season

This is an exciting time of year for Brigham Young University sports fans–basketball season has begun. The Brigham Young University Cougars are looking to follow up on their record setting season of last year. The Cougars return one of the most explosive backcourts that they have had in years with senior Jimmer Fredette and Jackson …

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1000 Views of 100 Years

Brigham Young University has a rich and varied history. We are fortunate that much of that history has been caught in photographs.  As part of the centennial celebrations in 1975 the university commissioned Edwin Butterworth, Jr. to compile a pictorial history of the first one hundred years of Brigham Young University.  These images capture life …

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Basketball at Brigham Young University

Among the most popular athletic events held on campus are the men’s basketball games in the Marriott Center. In recent years the Marriott Center has gained a fearsome reputation as an extremely difficult place to win. Many people are surprised to discover that basketball began at Brigham Young Academy in 1900 as a women’s sport. …

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