Game 20 - BYU at Colorado State in MWC Matchup

Stephen Rogers and the Cougars will play at Colorado State on Saturday at 7 p.m. MT. (Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

Cougars at Colorado State in MWC Matchup

No. 9/9 BYU basketball hits the road to play at Colorado State in a Mountain West Conference matchup on Saturday, Jan. 22, in Fort Collins, Colo., at 7 p.m. MT. BYU is 18-1 overall and 4-0 in the MWC and has won eight-straight games, including last Tuesday’s 83-67 win vs. TCU. Jimmer Fredette had 21 points and five assists and Jackson Emery hit 5-of-7 from three for 17 points. The Rams own conference wins over Wyoming and TCU at home and at UNLV. Colorado State’s only league setback came at New Mexico. Andy Ogide leads the team in scoring (15.4 ppg) and rebounding (7.5 rpg) and Travis Franklin adds 14.7 points per game. Wes Eikmeier adds 9.8 points per game and Dorian Green contributes 7.8 points per game. Adam Nigon shoots .478 (33-69) from three to lead the Rams. Saturday’s game can be heard live on KSL Newsradio beginning with the pregame show at 6 p.m. MT on 102.7 FM and 1160 AM out of Salt Lake City or via the Internet at KSL.com. The game will be televised live on The Mtn.

Up Next

No. 9/9 BYU will host No. 6/6 San Diego State on Wednesday, Jan. 26, at 8 p.m. MT. Live stats and audio links will be available on www.byucougars.com and fans can listen live on the radio beginning with the pregame show at 7 p.m. MT on KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM and 1160 AM out of Salt Lake City. The game will be televised live on CBS College Sports.

Cougar Quick Hits

— No. 9/9 BYU head coach Dave Rose is 145-41 in his six seasons at BYU and is the program’s all-time leader in winning percentage at .779 and third in wins.

— The Cougars were ranked in the AP Preseason Poll for the first time since the 1980-81 season and are currently ranked No. 9 in the AP Poll and in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll, BYU’s highest rankings since 1987-88.

Jimmer Fredette was been named to eight preseason All-America teams and is a Wooden Award and Cousy Award midseason candidate and a preseason candidate for the Naismith Trophy. Fredette leads the nation in scoring at 25.8 points per game and adds 4.4 assists and 1.3 steals per game.

— Senior guard Jackson Emery is second on the team in scoring at 12.8 points per game and adds 3.7 rebounds, 2.5 assists and a team-best 2.7 steals per game. He has posted four-plus steals seven times this season and is the program’s all-time leader in career steals. Brandon Davies is third on the team in scoring at 11.3 points per game on .528 shooting. He has scored in double figures 13 times this season, including 10 of the last 11 games

— At 18-1, BYU has tied the best 19-game record in program history with last season’s squad and the 1987-88 team.

BYU GAME #20 FAST FACTS

No. 9/9 BYU (18-1, 4-0) at Colorado State (13-5, 3-1)

Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011

Moby Arena

Fort Collins, Colo.

7 p.m. MT

Coaches

BYU, Dave Rose (145-41 in sixth season at BYU; same overall)

CSU, Tim Miles (45-68 in fourth season at CSU; 257-200 in 16th season overall)

Series

BYU leads 88-46, including a 2-0 record against CSU last season

Radio

KSL Newsradio (102.7 FM/1160 AM) and the Cougar Sports Network (Greg Wrubell, play-by-play; Mark Durrant, game analysis)

TV

The Mtn. (Ari Wolf, play-by-play; Joe Cravens, game analysis)

Web

Live audio and live stats links are available on the men’s basketball schedule page at www.byucougars.com/basketball_m/

Looking at Colorado State

2010-11 Record: 13-5, 3-1

Conference: Mountain West

2009-10 Record: 16-16, 5-11 (7th)

2010 Postseason: CBI First Round

Highlights:

- Colorado State is 13-5 overall and 3-1 in MWC play. The Rams opened league play with a home win against Wyoming and then lost on the road at New Mexico. Colorado State then defeated TCU at home and won at UNLV 78-63 on Wednesday.

- Andy Ogide averages 15.4 points and 7.5 rebounds to lead the Rams. He is shooting .598 from the field. Travis Franklin adds 14.7 points per game while shooting .582 from the field. Wes Eikmeier adds 9.8 points per game and Dorian Green contributes 7.8 points per game.

- Colorado State averages 75.6 points and shoots .497 from the field. Ram opponents average 67.9 points and shoot .432 from the field against Colorado State.

Coach: Tim Miles (Fourth season at Colorado State)

Colorado State’s Last Outing — Rams top Rebels, 78-63

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Travis Franklin scored 24 points, including 18 in the second half, to lead Colorado State to a 78-63 victory over UNLV on Wednesday night.

Franklin not only scored six points during an 11-2 run that Colorado State (13-5, 3-1 Mountain West) used to take a 42-33 lead after being tied at 31. He also scored 11 of the Rams’ final 31 points.

Franklin, who made 9 of his 16 shots, also topped the Rams with eight rebounds.

UNLV (14-5, 2-3) never led and tied the score only twice. After the Rams went on their 11-2 run, the Rebels got no closer than 53-50. Four consecutive points by Justin Hawkins brought the Rebels as close as they would get during the final 14:05.

The Rebels were led by Chace Stanback’s 16 points. Anthony Marshall followed with 14.

The Rams got 18 points from Andy Ogide and 14 from Wes Eikmeier.

Series Notes

BYU leads the all-time series against Colorado State 88-46, including a regular season sweep last season.

Record Watch

Field Goals

1. Danny Ainge (1977-81) - 987

2. Michael Smith (1983-84, 86-89) - 886

3. Devin Durrant (1978-80, 82-84) - 832

4. Jeff Chatman (1984-88) - 751

5. Fred Roberts (1987-82) - 687

6. Russell Larson (1991-95) - 660

7. Jimmer Fredette (2007-present) - 657

Three-Point Field Goals

1. Jonathan Tavernari (2006-10) - 265

2. Jimmer Fredette (2007-present) - 232

3. Mark Bigelow (1998-99, 01-04) - 213

4. Jackson Emery (2005-06, 08-present) - 190

5. Mike Rose (2003-07) - 163

6. Lee Cummard (2005-09) - 153

7. Andy Toolson (1984-85, 87-90) - 141

Three-Point Field Goal Attempts

1. Jonathan Tavernari (2006-10) - 698

2. Jimmer Fredette (2007-present) - 586

3. Mark Bigelow (1998-99, 01-04) - 559

4. Jackson Emery (2005-06, 08-present) - 474

5. Mike Rose (2003-07) - 381

Free Throws

5. Danny Ainge (1977-81) - 493

6. Jimmer Fredette (2007-present) - 476

7. Fred Roberts (1978-82) - 467

Free Throw Percentage

1. Tyler Haws (2009-10) - .917

2. Michael Smith (1983-84, 86-89) - .878

3. Jimmer Fredette (2007-present) - .878

Assists

3. Nathan Call (1986-88, 90-92) - 528

4. Marty Haws (1986-90) - 502

5. Randy Reid (1992-96) - 458

6. Jimmer Fredette (2007-present) - 439

7. Scott Runia (1976-80) - 405

Steals

1. Jackson Emery (2005-06, 08-present) - 199

2. Danny Ainge (1977-81) - 195

3. Marty Haws (1986-90) - 182

4. Jonathan Tavernari (2006-10) - 165

5. Jimmer Fredette (2007-present) - 142

6. Scott Sinek (1981-85) - 140

7. Nathan Call (1986-88, 90-92) - 138

8. Russell Larson (1991-95) - 131

9. Lee Cummard (2005-09) - 129

Points

1. Danny Ainge (1977-81) - 2467

2. Michael Smith (1983-84, 86-89) - 2319

3. Devin Durrant (1978-80, 82-84) - 2285

4. Jimmer Fredette (2007-present) - 2022

5. Russell Larson (1991-95) - 1885

Wins Played in

1. Jonathan Tavernari (2006-10) - 103

2. Jimmer Fredette (2007-present) - 98

3. Lee Cummard (2005-09) - 97

4. Russell Larson (1991-95) - 94

5. Jackson Emery (2005-06, 08-present) - 92

T-6. Chris Miles (2004-05, 07-10) - 90

T-6. Mark Durrant (1989-90, 92-95) - 90

T-6. Shane Knight (1991-95) - 90

30-Point Games

T-1. Michael Smith (1983-84, 86-89) - 17

T-1. Devin Durrant (1978-80, 82-84) - 17

3. Jimmer Fredette (2007-present) - 13

4. Danny Ainge (1977-81) - 12

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