Cougars return home to face UTSA

(Photo by BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)

Game notes: BYU vs. UTSA

BYU basketball will host UTSA on Wednesday in the Marriott Center at 7 p.m. MST. The game will be televised on BYUtv and broadcast on KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM and 1160 AM. The Cougars are looking to bounce back after suffering back-to-back losses at the Acura Coaches vs. Cancer Classic in Brooklyn, N.Y.

BYU Cougars (2-2, 0-0 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Dave Rose
  • Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
  • Division I Career Record: 187-56 (8th)
  • Record at BYU: Same

UTSA Roadrunners (3-1, 0-0 WAC)

  • Head Coach: Brooks Thompson
  • Alma Mater: George Washington, 1982
  • Division I Career Record: 99-92 (7th)
  • Record at UTSA: Same

Series Information

  • Series Record: First meeting
  • Last Meeting: First meeting
  • H/A/N: First meeting

Game Information

  • TV: BYUtv
  • TV: Talent Dave McCann (play-by-play), Blaine Fowler (analysts), Robbie Bullough (reporter)
  • Live Video: byutvsports.com
  • Radio: KSL 102.7 FM / 1160 AM, BYU Radio - Sirius XM 143
  • Radio Talent: Greg Wrubell (play-by-play), Mark Durrant (analyst)
  • Live Audio: KSL.com
  • Live Stats: BYUcougars.com

Projected starters

UTSA Roadrunners (3-1, 0-0 WAC)
No. Name Ht. Pos. Ppg Rpg
22 Kannon Burrage 6-3 G 17.0 5.8
11 Michael Hale III 5-9 G 17.0 3.3
32 Jordan Sims 6-4 G/F 7.3 3.8
12 Jeromie Hill 6-8 F 13.0 8.0
3 Larry Wilkins 6-4 F/C 3.3 4.8
BYU Cougars (2-2, 0-0 WCC)
No. Name Ht. Pos. Ppg Rpg
10 Matt Carlino 6-2 G 5.5 5.5*
13 Brock Zylstra 6-6 G 9.8 3.3
3 Tyler Haws 6-5 G 22.0 7.0
33 Josh Sharp 6-7 F 4.5 4.8
0 Brandon Davies 6-9 F 18.8 6.5
*assists per game

Fast start for Tyler Haws

Tyler Haws is off to one of the best starts to a season in the history of BYU basketball. He is one of only five BYU basketball players to open a season with at least four-straight 20-point games, having scored 22, 22, 23 and 21 points in the team’s first four contests, respectively. What makes Haws’s start even more impressive is that he’s the only sophomore on the list and he returned in April from a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Philippines. See the chart below for the best streaks of consecutive 20-point games to start a season.

Name Class Season Consecutive 20-Point Games (point totals)
Devin Durrant Senior 1983-84 7 (28, 35, 20, 35, 23, 33, 27)
Danny Ainge Senior 1980-81 5 (24, 22, 22, 29, 29)
Kresimir Cosic Junior 1971-72 5 (30, 31, 33, 23, 30)
Michael Smith Senior 1988-89 5 (24, 29, 30, 33, 20)
Tyler Haws Sophomore 2012-13 4 (22, 22, 23, 21)

Davies does it all

Brandon Davies stuffed the stat sheet in the opener against Tennessee State, tallying 16 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 4 blocks and 2 steals while drawing 3 charges. He did it again vs. Georgia State with 28 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 blocks and 2 steals. Through four games he is averaging 18.8 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 2.3 blocks and 1.0 steals. Last season he became the second Cougar in history to average at least one of everything (points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks). Russell Larson is the only other BYU player to produce a ‘one of everything’ season and did so twice, in 1993-94 and 1994-95 (blocks and steals were not tracked until the 1977-78 season).

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