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BYU to Host Central Washington on Tuesday

Chris Miles and the Cougars will play Central Washington on Tuesday in their final exhibition game of the preseason. (Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

PROVO -- BYU men's basketball will host Central Washington in its final tune-up for the regular season on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Marriott Center.

Central Washington is an NCAA Division II institution and a member of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference. The Wildcats — who were 18-7 last season and advanced to the NCAA Division II Tournament — will be playing their second exhibition of the preseason after opening with a 77-48 loss at Washington.

Chris Sprinker is Central Washington’s top returning scorer from last season when he averaged 7.6 points and 3.6 rebounds per game. He is joined by Jon Clift — the lone returning starter for the Wildcats — who averaged 5.3 points while shooting .452 from downtown in 2008-09.

The Cougars opened their exhibition season with a 74-56 win against Trinity Western on Nov. 3. Junior guard Jimmer Fredette led BYU with a game-high 24 points on 9-of-14 shooting while adding six rebounds, four assists and four steals. Senior forward Jonathan Tavernari added 18 points and a team-high eight boards.

The game will be broadcast on BYUTV, with Jarom Jordan on the play-by-play, Andy Toolson providing color commentary and Robbie Bullough reporting courtside. To watch the game live on-line, visit

The game will also be broadcast via the Internet by KSL on the X-Stream with Greg Wrubell providing the play-by-play.

BYU will open the regular season on Friday, Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. against Bradley at the Marriott Center.

Tickets are available at the Marriott Center Ticket Office (1-800-322-BYU1 or 422-BYU1) or online at