Cougar Snapshots: BYU vs. AFA

It was by no means pretty, but BYU held on to beat Air Force and clinch a share of the MWC championship. That marks BYU's third consecutive league title, a feat that the Cougars haven't accomplished since the 1932-34 seasons. Total Blue Sports photographer Troy Verde was there to capture images from the hard-fought battle and the subsequent celebration.

Jackson Emery goes up for one of his dunks.

Lamont Morgan attacks the basket.

Jimmer Fredette looks to score on a fast break.

Emery gets another dunk, and gets fouled in the process.

Lee Cummard plays in his last game at the Marriott Center.

In a key moment late in the game, Emery gets a steal and goes for the dunk...

...only to get fouled hard.

Confetti starts to fall after the Cougars clinched their share of the MWC championship.

Jonathan Tavernari cuts down a piece of the net...

...as do senior Gavin MacGregor...

...Jimmer Fredette...

...Lee Cummard...

...and Jackson Emery.

Coach Rose holds up the net in celebration.

Athletic director Tom Holmoe presents the MWC championship trophy.

Chris Miles hoists up the trophy in front of the home crowd.

Fredette and senior Archie Rose pose next to the trophy...

...while Tavernari and other Cougars do the same.

Cummard, like his teammates, holds up three fingers signifying BYU's three consecutive conference championships.

Tavernari is carried away by fans in the student section.


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