From the DirecTV website:"The Pacific 12 Conference created its
own sports channel in August 2012 but sold off its most popular games to other
networks already available to all DIRECTV customers. Even though it is unwilling
to invest its best games into its own channel, the conference has still
established a high price for Pac-12 Networks and refuses to compromise. If
Pac-12 really wants to offer unprecedented access, it will simply free students,
alumnae and all of the other most loyal supporters to get all of these games
they deserve. DIRECTV has always been willing to add Pac-12 Network for these
same fans and their families who want it as long as we’re not forcing
everyone else to pay for it too. Pac-12 schools have a tradition of terrific
competition and fair play, so we can’t understand why the conference
won’t allow anyone to simply choose."Given a choice, I
think I'd rather get the NBC Sports channel and get to watch English
Premier League soccer; unfortunately, BYU plays road games against Pac-12
opponents, so I guess I'll be watching the game at my daughter's house
Should be a fun game to watch! The Utes almost won last year in the Marriott
Center and that is difficult for most teams, with this year's game at Utah
and Utah's players having more experience than last year it would seem
like the Utes have an advantage. But BYU has more experience so far this year
playing good teams and BYU is playing a different kind of game than they played
last year.I think it will be fun to see how the two teams match up
this year it seems like the Utes have decided to run with BYU so likely to be a
high scoring game, go Cougars
What a one sided article. Based on the title "BYU, Utah Basketball" I
was expecting something a little more balanced Jeff. I understand you cover BYU
sports, but then give the article a different title. Good luck to both teams.
In just a few hours the byu fans will be blaming one of a few things:PAC 12 refsThe weather inside the huntsman center that impacted byu and
not UtahByu gave the game away, Utah didnt truly win Utes win
Before the game, lets review how sports work. The team with more
points is the winner. The team with fewer points is the losing team. The winner is better than the losing team. Any questions byu fans?
Tators, your silence will be deafening this week, that is IF you follow through
with your promise not to post for a week after Utah win. Lol!
One correction:Top 25 Colorado is utah's rival. Byu is an
instate opponent, but not a rival.
2013 Ute Seniors, so your telling all of us here that the better team ALWAYS
wins? To most of us who know sports that's not always the case. Of course
from your logic the team with the better record is always better, right? But
that blows your philosophies out of the water. But mayber your right Colorado
football is about even with the Utes, right? Do you have to find something to
say since you've lost 7 straight in basketball? Only 1 game even being
close, hmm, you guys say BYU fans are unrealistic, well you've proved the
Mark it down!
A rivalry doesn't exist if one team wins eight in a row.There
has to be balance with the "win-loss" record.
I dropped DirectTV, like many others, in favor of one of their competitors that
has the Pac-12 network.Not sure what the problem is with DirectTV,
they have the BIG-10 network, why not the Pac-12?Easy problem for
the sports fan - just switch to Comcast or DISH.
After Utah wins tonight, here are the post game predictions in advance.Reasons why BYU is still the better team:The polls have us ranked
higherThe better team doesn’t always win - it was a flukeWe
will have a better record at the end of the seasonReasons why BYU
lost:We beat ourselvesThose darn Pac-12 refsSomeone was not
100%Time to head out and watch the game live now.Go
Utes!p.s. The Lady Utes already got a W today. Can some give us an
update on the Deseret Duel Challenge? Gymnastics are a lock.