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Dealing with adversity

Brock Zylstra

At 4-2 early into the season, BYU's men's basketball team is very much a work in progress. In each of the past two years, the Cougars didn't suffer their second loss until their 22nd game of the season. So, they didn't make a habit out of losing much. But, now is hardly time to panic, and the team knows that.

Losses at Utah State – where the Aggies almost never lose – and against No. 11 Wisconsin weren't entirely unexpected, even if they were disappointing. With the fantastic players BYU lost from last year, the young players it's currently integrating into the team, and its likely best point guard still not eligible to play for four more games, the Cougars are going through some growing pains. But... Recommended Stories