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Photo Caption: Brigham Young Cougars Basketball Team Wins Utah Challenge and $10,000 Scholarship

LAS VEGAS, NV, March 18, 2011 - New York Life Insurance Company presented a $10,000 scholarship to Brigham Young University, the winners of a competition between its basketball team and the University of Utah's team, for having scored the most points during the regular season.

The check was presented live during the first round of the MountainWest Sports Network Basketball Tournament, held at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.

Pictured left to right: William C. Gallagher, managing partner, Utah General Office, New York Life and James Bates, lead analyst for the MountainWest Sports Network for both football and basketball, join Brian Santiago, senior associate athletic director at BYU as he receives the $10,000 check for Brigham Young's general scholarship fund.

This was the second campaign in the 2010/2011 school year in which a scholarship was offered by New York Life. In November of last year, New York Life awarded a $10,000 scholarship to the University of Utah, the winner of the Utah Challenge, a competition between the University of Utah and Brigham Young University football teams to see which team finished the season with the most offensive yardage. The Utes won that challenge with 4,857 yards.


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