BYU Cougars Are Having A Very Merry Christmas With Winning Plays

Updated: December 25, 2019
BYU cruises past Weber State 91-61 as Yoeli Childs goes 10 for 10 in the first half -- When asked a day before going into the final in-state matchup of the season what he wanted for Christmas, BYU coach Mark Pope said he just wanted to win. Come Saturday, Pope got what he wished for and the Cougars rolled past Weber State 91-61 for their fourth straight victory. But it wasnt Santa who delivered. Read More...’s first half against Weber State on Saturday was as pretty as a Christmas card. Make that a Christmas card filled with cash money, because that’s what most of the Cougars shots were in the first 20 minutes. BYU set a program record by shooting 80 percent from the field in the first half and went on to rout the Wildcats 91-61 at the Marriott Center, preserving a streak of 21 straight wins against Weber State at home. BYU senior forward Yoeli Childs was sensational in the first half, making all 10 of his field goal attempts for 22 points. Add to that a ferocious alley-oop dunk off a pass from T.J. Read More... — If nothing else, BYU’s 91-61 rout over Weber State last Saturday night at the Marriott Center ensures that coach Mark Pope and his family will enjoy a merry Christmas. “This was a really important game because my daughter just got back (from college). She’s leaving on her mission (to Ecuador) in a few weeks,” Pope said. “This is probably our last Christmas ever where we’ll all be together as a family like this. I told the guys after the game, I’m super grateful. I’m pretty simple. Read More...

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