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Cougars look to remain perfect at home, host Pacific

(Photo by Mark A. Philbrick/BYU Photo)

BYU vs. Pacific Game Notes

Coming off a win over No. 25 Saint Mary's, BYU basketball will look to add to its three-game winning streak when the Cougars host Pacific Saturday at 2 p.m. MST in the Marriott Center. BYU won the first game between the Cougars and Tigers 81-67 on Jan. 2 in Stockton, California.

The game will be televised live on BYUtv, TWC Sports Network, ROOT Rocky Mountain/Northwest and CSN California and broadcast live on the Cougar IMG Sports Network, KSL NewsRadio 102.7 FM/1160 AM and BYU Radio – Sirius XM 143. Live video streaming will be available on BYUtv.org and TheW.tv.

BYU Storylines

  • The second half against Saint Mary’s was BYU basketball’s best defensive half of the season. The Cougars held the Gaels – a team that was shooting 53.2 percent from the field entering the night – to 22 points on 23.3 percent shooting. It was the fewest points and the lowest field goal percentage allowed by BYU in a half all season. The Gaels’ 59 points is tied for their lowest output of the season.
  • Corbin Kaufusi has reenergized his season over the last 3 games, averaging 9.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.7 blocks while shooting 66.7 percent from the field and 68.4 percent from the free-throw line.
  • Kyle Collinsworth is the only NCAA Division I basketball player in the last 20 years to total 1,500 points, 900 rebounds, 600 assists and 200 steals in a career.

BYU Cougars (17-7, 8-3 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Dave Rose
  • Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
  • Division I Career Record: 274-95 (11th)
  • Record at BYU: Same

Pacific Tigers (6-15, 4-7 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Mike Burns
  • Alma Mater: Central Washington, 1997
  • Career Record: 43-58 (4th)
  • Record at Pacific: 5-9 (1st)

Game Information

  • TV: BYUtv, TWC Sports Network, ROOT Rocky Mountain/Northwest and CSN California
  • TV Talent: Dave McCann (play-by-play), Blaine Fowler (analyst), Spencer Linton (courtside)
  • Live Video: BYUtv.org, TheW.tv
  • Radio: Cougar IMG Sports Network, KSL 102.7 FM / 1160 AM
  • Radio Talent: Greg Wrubell (play-by-play), Mark Durrant (analyst)
  • Live Stats: BYUcougars.com

Series Information

  • Series Record: BYU leads 7-4
  • Last Meeting: BYU won 81-67, 1/2/16
  • H/A/N: 3-1/3-2/1-1
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