2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
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Former Houston guard Rose to transfer to BYU

Former Houston guard L.J. Rose has decided to transfer to BYU and will be eligible to play as a graduate-transfer senior during the upcoming season.

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Report: Mavs sign undrafted Cougar

According to Tony Jones of The Salt Lake Tribune, Dallas and Kyle Collinsworth agreed to a two-year partially guaranteed deal. The 6-foot-6 guard averaged 15.3 points, 8.2 rebounds and 7.4 assists during his senior season at BYU. The Salt Lake Tribune

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7dC.L. Brown

Utah, BYU to renew rivalry starting in 2017-18

Utah and BYU will renew their rivalry in the Beehive Classic and play at alternating home sites in 2017 and 2019 when they don't play in the event.

Kevin Jairaj/USA TODAY Sports
7dJake Trotter

Future Big 12: The contenders, wild cards and ... UCLA?

The Big 12 is on the hunt for new members. There are legitimate contenders, such as BYU and Cincinnati, and there are hopefuls, wild cards and even a potential Power 5 defector.

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7dJeff Goodman

West Coast Conference stability: Few is content at Gonzaga

Mark Few is secure as he has taken the Bulldogs to the NCAA tournament in all 17 of his seasons. How patient will other WCC schools be as four first-year coaches prepare to join the league?

AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez

Big 12 set to get bigger

The Big 12 Conference announced on Tuesday that it will begin the process of reviewing expansion candidates. Multiple American Athletic Conference schools, along with BYU and Colorado State, have expressed interest in joining the conference so far. Expansion details

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Some potential scheduling for early-season tournaments: Coaches have confirmed the Hall of Fame matchups Nov. 19-20 at the Mohegan Sun: Duke-Penn State, Cincinnati-URI; CBE Nov. 21-22 in Kansas City with Kansas-UAB, GW-Georgia; The Legends Classic isn't official yet but at least one coach expects it to be Notre Dame-Colorado, Texas-Northwestern Nov. 21-22 in Brooklyn; The 2K Classic in NYC hasn't been announced yet either but the matchups being discussed most were Marquette-Michigan, SMU-Pitt for the Nov. 17-18 games at MSG; The Men Who Speak Up Main Event in Las Vegas Nov. 21-23 has found its fourth team as Saint Louis coach Travis Ford confirmed the Billikens replaced Minnesota to join BYU, Alabama and Valparaiso. The matchups aren't available yet. And Maui Invitational organizer Dave Odom said the Maui bracket will be announced on July 19.

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Valparaiso advances to NIT final (0:38)
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Skara saves the day as Valpo reaches NIT final

David Skara sank the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 20 seconds left and Valparaiso held off BYU 72-70 on Tuesday night to reach the championship game of the National Invitation Tournament.

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Late 3 sends Valpo to NIT final

David Skara knocked down a 3-pointer with under 20 seconds left to break a 68-68 tie in Valparaiso's eventual 72-70 win over BYU. The Crusaders will play the winner of San Diego State-George Washington.

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Drew: Resilience and defense the key (0:57)
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Hammink throwing down in tight game

Valpo's Shane Hammink has dropped a pair of nasty dunks in this NIT semi vs. BYU, and his second gave the Crusaders a late lead. Catch the finish on ESPN/WatchESPN.

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Powerful putbacks giving BYU a chance

Corbin Kaufusi helped the Cougars, who were down 14 at halftime, trim Valparaiso's NIT semifinal lead to 7 with this impressive jam. (Live on ESPN)

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Valpo ends half with big statement

Valparaiso leads this NIT semifinal vs. BYU 44-30 and Shane Hammink provided a big highlight just before the break. (Game is on ESPN)

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Halftime interview with Vaparaiso coach Bryce Drew (0:29)
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NIT semifinal: Valparaiso vs. BYU

Kyle Collinsworth has done it all in the NIT, including a triple-double in the First Round. Will he take over the game and send his Cougars to the final? Or will Valparaiso's stingy defense overwhelm BYU? Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Le Batard's 'March Sadness' hopes for Villanova victory (4:18)
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NIT final four an all mid-major affair

There are no major conference teams in this year's NIT semifinals:

  • San Diego State (MWC) vs. George Washington (A-10)
  • Valparaiso (Horizon) vs. BYU (WCC)

ESPN Stats & Info

Valpo, BYU punch their tickets to MSG

Valparaiso and BYU won on Tuesday night to advance to the NIT semifinals. The winners of Florida-George Washington and Georgia Tech-San Diego State will join them in NYC.

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BYU advances to NIT semifinals

Zac Seljaas finished 5-for-6 from beyond the arc and with 19 points in the Cougars' 88-82 win over Creighton. They will meet 1-seed Valparaiso in the semis at MSG.

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BYU pulling away from Creighton

Zac Seljaas knocks down his 4th 3-pointer to give the Cougars, who once trailed by 12, a 10-point lead in the second half of this NIT quarterfinal. (Live on ESPN)

Team Stats

Points Per Game83.68th
Rebounds Per Game41.112th
Assists Per Game16.524th
Points Allowed72.2189th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record15-32
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances29