Tommy Rees threw for 235 yards and a touchdown, Cam McDaniel rushed for a career-high 117 yards and Notre Dame bounced back from a disappointing loss to beat BYU 23-13 on Saturday.
Theo Riddick ran for a career-high 143 yards, Cierre Wood added 114 yards as No. 5 Notre Dame rallied for a 17-14 victory on Saturday.
Brigham Young University pulled off the biggest comeback in NCAA tournament history on a wild opening night.
Jimmer Fredette became a one-name star in his senior season at Brigham Young. Notre Dame’s head coach Mike Brey had a slightly less drastic meteoric rise, but both ended the season with some impressive hardware.
I will be the first person to agree that the NCAA tournament isn’t what it used to be, with lesser overall talent on the floor and fewer compelling NBA prospects to watch.
It’s time to put on your dancing shoes, make those last minute tweaks to your bracket and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with corned beef, green beer and what is sure to be a full day of crazy tournament action.
According to The Salt Lake Tribune, BYU’s starting center Brandon Davies was suspended from the team for the rest of the season for violating the school’s honor code prevision that relates to premarital sex.
University of Kansas basketball player Tyshawn Taylor was suspended indefinitely from the school’s basketball team on February 21st for violating team rules.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Mountain West is growing, the Western Athletic Conference is in danger of being whittled away and BYU is considering going it alone — at least in football.