Regular season concludes at Loyola Marymount

(Photo by BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)

Game notes: BYU at Loyola Marymount

BYU will conclude the regular season at Loyola Marymount on Saturday at 8 p.m. PST. With a win the Cougars would clinch the No. 3 seed in next week's West Coast Conference Tournament. The game will be televised on ESPNU and broadcast on KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM and 1160 AM.

BYU Cougars (20-10, 9-6 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Dave Rose
  • Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
  • Division I Career Record: 205-64 (8th)
  • Record at BYU: Same

Loyola Marymount (8-21, 1-14 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Max Good
  • Alma Mater: Eastern Kentucky, 1969
  • Division I Career Record: 303-319 (21st)
  • Record at Loyola Marymount: 61-96 (5th)

Game Information

  • TV: ESPNU
  • TV Talent: Roxy Bernstein (play-by-play) and Danny Schayes (analyst)
  • Live Video: WatchESPN.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

Series Information

  • Series Record: BYU leads 3-3
  • Last Meeting: BYU won 92-51, 1/3/13
  • H/A/N: 2-2/1-1/0-0

Projected starters

Loyola Marymount (8-21, 1-14 WCC)
No. Name Ht. Pos. Ppg Rpg
3 Anthony Ireland 5-10 G 20.5 4.4
23 Chase Flint 6-1 G 5.3 4.2
0 Taylor Walker 6-1 G 3.1 1.3
5 Ashley Hamilton 6-7 F 12.8 6.9
15 Alex Osborne 6-7 F 5.1 4.6
BYU Cougars (20-10, 9-6 WCC)
No. Name Ht. Pos. Ppg Rpg
10 Matt Carlino 6-2 G 10.6 3.1
2 Craig Cusick 6-2 G 4.3 2.4
3 Tyler Haws 6-5 G 20.8 4.7
13 Brock Zylstra 6-6 G 7.3 3.9
0 Brandon Davies 6-9 F 17.8 7.8

Player and team notes

  • BYU won its 20th game with a 70-68 victory against Utah State, giving the Cougars eight-straight 20-win seasons, the longest such streak in program history. All eight seasons have come under Dave Rose, a program record for 20-win seasons by one coach. Stan Watts had seven 20-win seasons.
  • Dave Rose earned his 200th career victory with a 74-57 win over San Diego on Jan. 19, 2013. Stan Watts is the only other coach in BYU history with 200-plus wins. Watts won his 200th game during his 12th season at the helm on Feb. 2, 1961, at New Mexico. It was his 329th career game (Watts’ career record was 371-254 in 23 seasons). Rose is in his eighth season and earned win number 200 in his 259th game.
  • Tyler Haws reached 1,000 career points when he hit a jumper at the 15:30 mark in the second half at Saint Mary’s. He joins Danny Ainge as the only BYU players to reach 1,000 career points as sophomores and is the 45th Cougar to reach 1,000 points. Haws now has 1,022 points and is 44th all-time in scoring at BYU.
  • Brandon Davies has stepped up his play of late, averaging 17.7 points, 9.0 boards and 1.3 steals and shooting .523 over the last seven games. He’s had five 20-plus point games and five double-doubles during that time.
  • BYU has completed four comebacks after trailing at the half this season. The Cougars trailed Utah and San Francisco by nine at the half and won 61-58 and 80-76. BYU trailed Pepperdine by five at the half at home and came back to win 76-51. The Cougars trailed at Pepperdine 31-20 but bounced back in the second half to win 63-61.
  • BYU has been a better shooting team in league games than nonconference games. The Cougars are shooting better from the field (.472 in WCC play to .445 in nonconference games) and from three (.367 to .306).
  • The Cougars are on pace to break team records in steals in a season and steals per game for a season. BYU has 262 steals in 29 games, good for 8.7 per game. The current records of 307 steals and 8.5 steals per game were set during the 2009-10 season.
  • Tyler Haws has shot 100 percent from the line while attempting at least 10 free throws in three games this season, tied with Russell Larson (1993-94) and Ken Roberts (1994-95) for most perfect days from the line (minimum of 10 attempts). Haws has four such games in his career, tied for the most in BYU history with Jimmer Fredette. Danny Ainge, Lee Cummard, Larson and Roberts are tied for second on the career list with three.
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