#50 BYU Cougars: College Basketball 111 in 111

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Welcome to The Sports Bank’s third annual college basketball season preview series.  Two years we looked at 99 teams in 99 days.  Last year, we were slightly more aggressive and expanded to 111 teams in 111 days and will do so again as we look ahead to the 2012-2013 season.

We will rank the 75 power conference teams and top 36 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters, transfers, incoming freshmen, non-conference schedules, and pick a player to watch for each team.

As expected, the BYU Cougars’ transition to the West Coast Conference was smooth as they advanced to the NCAA Tournament for a sixth straight season.  Steady goes the course for Dave Rose as he should have BYU competing for another trip to the dance.

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#44 BYU Cougars: College Basketball 111 in 111

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Welcome to The Sports Bank’s second annual college basketball season preview series.  Last year we looked at 99 teams in 99 days.  This year, we are being slightly more aggressive and expanding to 111 teams in 111 days.  We will rank the 74 power conference teams and top 37 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters, non-conference schedules, and pick a player to watch for each team.

Jimmer Time was a fun ride for all of college basketball last season.  2011-2012 will be a year of transition though for the BYU Cougars as they must replace their All-American guard and also make the switch from the Mountain West to the West Coast Conference.

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Jimmer Fredette Gets Candid, Increases NBA Draft Stock (Video)

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Jimmer Fredette was the National Player of the Year in college basketball. Jimmer’s amazing season inspired “Jimmermania” which in turn led to the usage of the term Jimmer as a verb and a metaphor for greatness.

He also inspired the greatest Sports Illustrated cover ever. And then his team was eliminated in the very next game, once again giving more credibility to the “SI Cover Jinx” idea.

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Pictures of Dismissed BYU Player Brandon Davies’ Girlfriend

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You knew it wouldn’t be long until this happened. Pics of the woman who…well if Helen of Troy had the face that launched a 1,000 ships, then Brandon Davies’ girlfriend has the beauty that possibly cost a mid-major college basketball program a trip to the Final Four.

As we all know, BYU- the #3 team in the country has dismissed starting forward Brandon Davies, the team’s leading rebounder, for the rest of the season. His infraction is a violation of the school’s honor code.

Word is the violation is impregnating his girlfriend. Rumors on Twitter state she’s pregnant, but it’s been confirmed that having sex was the “offense.” Pregnancy has not been confirmed as of yet.

So who is she? A volleyball player for Arizona State actually.

By Paul M. Banks

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Premarital Sex: BYU’s Cause for Dismissing Brandon Davies

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As we all know, BYU- the #3 team in the country has dismissed starting forward Brandon Davies, the team’s leading rebounder, for the rest of the season. His infraction is a violation of the school’s honor code.

Word is the violation is impregnating his girlfriend. Rumors on Twitter state she’s pregnant, but it’s pretty much confirmed that having sex was the “offense.”

According to Jay Drew of the Salt Lake Tribune, a source revealed that Davies was dismissed after he admitted to having sex with his girlfriend.

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BYU Final Four Chances dealt Severe Blow with Honor Code Violation

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Just when the BYU Cougars had played themselves right into that top line of college basketball seeding, this happens. One of Jimmer Fredette’s top running mates, forward Brandon Davies, is suspended for the rest of the season due to a violation of the school’s honor code.

This is a huge blow to their Final Four hopes.

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