BYU basketball: Dave Rose’s 30 most memorable victories

BYU coach Dave Rose reached a milestone over the weekend as he became just the second BYU men’s basketball coach to reach 300 wins.

While there are plenty of wins against lesser competition — like every coach in college basketball — he has also had a number of impressive wins over ranked opponents and big-time programs.

Here is a look at the best 10 percent of those victories — 30 wins over the ranked teams, in-state rivals and some of the top programs in the nation.

The in-state rivals

Rose has a remarkable 36-10 record against BYU’s in-state rivals, including a 12-6 advantage over the Utah Utes and an 8-3 mark against Utah State.

Utah Utes, Jan. 7, 2006

After dropping his MWC opener, he got his first crack at Utah as the head man with the Cougars and came away with a 72-60 win.

Rashaun Broadus and Trent Plaisted did most of the damage for the Cougars as they improved to 9-4 on the season. Broadus totaled 17 points off the bench to go along with six rebounds, three assists and a pair of steals while Plaisted added 12 points and seven rebounds.

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