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Cougars return home to host Pepperdine Thursday

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BYU Game Notes

Pepperdine Game Notes

BYU returns to the Marriott Center where it has won seven-consecutive games to host West Coast Conference foe Pepperdine Thursday at 7 p.m. MST. Thursday's game will be televised live on BYUtv and broadcast live on the Cougar IMG Sports Network, 102.7 FM/1160 AM and BYU Radio – Sirius XM 143.

BYU Storylines

  • BYU hosts Pepperdine Thursday in the Marriott Center, where the Cougars are 10-1 this season and have won seven-straight games. In home games, BYU is out-scoring opponents 86.0-70.3 and out-shooting opponents 49.3 percent to 37.1 percent. BYU is 3-0 at home in WCC play with wins against Santa Clara, Pacific and San Francisco.
  • Eric Mika has posted 11 double-doubles this season, including one in each of the last five games and seven of the last eight. In WCC play he has five double-doubles and is averaging 20.5 points and 11.0 rebounds.
  • TJ Haws had his most prolific scoring output as a Cougar at San Diego with 27 points on a career-best six 3-pointers. He scored 14 of BYU’s first 17 second half points over a six minute stretch.

BYU Cougars (13-6, 4-2 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Dave Rose
  • Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
  • Division I Career Record: 296-105 (12th)
  • Record at BYU: Same

Pepperdine Waves (5-13, 1-5 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Marty Wilson
  • Alma Mater: Pepperdine, 1989
  • Career Record: 78-94 (6th)
  • Record at Pepperdine: Same

Game Information

  • TV: BYUtv
  • TV Talent: Dave McCann (play-by-play), Steve Cleveland (analyst), Spencer Linton (courtside)
  • Live Video: BYUtv.org
  • Radio: Cougar IMG Sports Network, 102.7 FM/1160 AM, BYU Radio, Sirius XM 143
  • Radio Talent: Greg Wrubell (play-by-play), Mark Durrant (analyst)
  • Live Stats: BYUcougars.com

Series Information

  • Series Record: BYU leads 10-8
  • Last Meeting: BYU won 88-77, 1/30/16
  • H/A/N: 7-2/3-4/0-2
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