5 Reasons Why BYU Cougars Will Make the 2015 NCAA Tournament

By RantSports Staff

Reasons Why BYU Cougars Will Make the 2015 NCAA Tournament

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The BYU Cougars are red-hot entering the WCC tournament, which means bad news for every team that crosses their path. Thanks to a solid season overall, BYU will be part of the field of 68 in everyone's favorite tournament.

5. Amazing Win Against Gonzaga

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5. Amazing Win Against Gonzaga

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The Bulldogs have only lost two games this season. One against Arizona and the other against BYU. Needless to say, BYU's win over Gonzaga was massive.

4. Arguably the Best Offense in College Basketball

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4. Arguably the Best Offense in College Basketball

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BYU racks up the points. In fact, it is averaging the second most points per game in the country at 84. The tournament committee can't possibly leave a top offense like BYU out of the tournament.

3. Arguably Have the Best Scorer in College Basketball

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3. Arguably Have the Best Scorer in College Basketball

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Hopefully you have heard the name Tyler Haws by now. He is arguably the best scorer in college basketball (averaging 21.9 PPG). He is just one of the many reasons why BYU deserves a bid.

2. Solid Overall Record

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2. Solid Overall Record

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BYU is 23-8 overall and 13-5 in the WCC. Call us crazy, but having a good record is a huge plus when it comes to making the Big Dance.

1. Finished the Regular Season Red-Hot

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1. Finished the Regular Season Red-Hot

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Having a strong finish down the stretch is very, very important. BYU won its last six games of the regular season, and of course, one of those wins was against Gonzaga.

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