Three teams meet BYU (5-15) for the first time in a six-team tournament hosted by Fresno State in Fresno, Calif., beginning Monday.
Tournament opponents are a combined 19-38 in 2004 led by Dallas Baptist and its 12-4 record.
The Cougars will begin its first ever match-up with Dallas Baptist at 10 a.m. Monday in the opening game of the tournament. Chicago State (0-7) on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. and Monmouth (1-5) on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. will also play their first games against BYU. The Cougars will play Fresno State (6-12) on Wednesday at 6:35 p.m. and Portland (0-10) on Friday at 10 a.m. On Saturday, BYU will play a TBA game. All game times are Pacific Standard Time.
"We are starting to play better, but we need to have a good tournament at Fresno to be ready for conference play the next week," said BYU Coach Vance Law.
The Fresno State-BYU game can be followed through live audio. A link to the audio cast can be found at www.byucougars.com.