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Cougars return home seeking season sweep of LMU

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BYU Game Notes

BYU basketball opens the second half of West Coast Conference play with a home contest against Loyola Marymount Saturday in the Marriott Center at 7 p.m. MST. Saturday'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

  • In the season’s first meeting with Loyola Marymount, BYU overcame an 18-point deficit to win 81-76 in Los Angeles on Dec. 31. Trailing 76-70 with just under three minutes to go, the Cougars used an 11-0 run that included a 3 from Nick Emery and a pair of 3s from TJ Haws to complete the comeback. BYU has won the last seven games against the Lions.
  • Yoeli Childs has posted double-digit boards in three-straight games, with 14 against Pepperdine, 14 at Pacific and 11 at Santa Clara. He is third in the WCC in rebounds per game at 8.3.
  • BYU is 11-1 at home this season and 171-18 (90.5) in the Marriott Center during coach Dave Rose’s 12-year tenure. The Cougars have won their last eight games at home.

BYU Cougars (15-7, 6-3 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Dave Rose
  • Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
  • Division I Career Record: 298-106 (12th)
  • Record at BYU: Same

Loyola Marymount Lions (10-10, 3-6 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Mike Dunlap
  • Alma Mater: LMU, 1980
  • Career Record: 360-155 (17th)
  • Record at LMU: 32-50 (3rd)

Game Information

  • TV: BYUtv
  • TV Talent: Dave McCann (play-by-play), Blaine Fowler (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 11-4
  • Last Meeting: BYU won 81-76, 12/31/16
  • H/A/N: 5-2/5-2/1-0
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