BYU to face Portland in WCC semis

Kyle Chilton | Posted: 12 Apr 2021 | Updated: 12 Apr 2021
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Game Notes: BYU vs. Portland

After a dramatic 78-76 win over Santa Clara in the WCC quarterfinals, BYU basketball will face No. 6 seed Portland in the semifinals Monday in the Orleans Arena at 8:30 p.m. PDT. The game will be televised live on ESPN2 and broadcast live on the Cougar IMG Sports Network on KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM and 1160 AM.

Storylines

  • BYU is second in the country in scoring at 83.8 points per game
  • Guard Tyler Haws, named to the Wooden Award Late Season Top 20, the Naismith Midseason Top 30, a finalist for the Senior CLASS Award and a Jerry West Award candidate, is third in the country in scoring at 22.2 points per game
  • Haws is first on the BYU career scoring list and 26th all-time in NCAA history with 2,654 points
  • Guard Kyle Collinsworth, a Bob Cousy Award candidate, has recorded an NCAA single-season record five triple-doubles and is one away from tying the career record
  • BYU has advanced to the semifinals of the WCC Championships for the third time in four years.

BYU Cougars (24-8, 13-5 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Dave Rose
  • Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
  • Career Record: 256-86 (10th)
  • Record at BYU: Same

Portland Pilots (17-14, 7-11 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Eric Reveno
  • Alma Mater: Stanford, 1989
  • Career Record: 128-156 (9th)
  • Record at Portland: Same

Series Information

  • Series Record: BYU leads 12-1
  • Last Meeting: BYU won 82-69, 2/26/15
  • H/A/N: 7-0/5-1/0-0

Game Information

  • TV: ESPN2
  • TV Talent: Beth Mowins (play-by-play), Stan Heath (analyst), Jeff Goodman (courtside)
  • Live Video: WatchESPN.com
  • Radio: Cougar IMG Sports Network, KSL 102.7 FM / 1160 AM, BYU Radio - Sirius XM 143
  • Radio Talent: Greg Wrubell (play-by-play), Mark Durrant (analyst)
  • Live Audio/Stats: BYUcougars.com

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