BYU to play Gonzaga in WCC Championship game

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

With an automatic bid to the 2015 NCAA Tournament on the line, BYU basketball will face No. 1 seed and nationally ranked Gonzaga in the title game of the West Coast Conference Championships Tuesday in the Orleans Arena at 6 p.m. PDT. The game will be televised live on ESPN 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 ballot (top 15), the Naismith Midseason Top 30, a finalist for the Senior CLASS Award and a Jerry West Award finalist, is third in the country in scoring at 22.1 points per game
  • Haws is first on the BYU career scoring list and 24th all-time in NCAA history with 2,672 points
  • Guard Kyle Collinsworth has set the NCAA record for triple-doubles in a season and tied the NCAA career record with six, has 14 double-doubles on the year and has reached 1,100 career points.
  • BYU has advanced to the final of the WCC Championships for the second-straight year

BYU Cougars (25-8, 13-5 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Dave Rose
  • Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
  • Career Record: 257-86 (10th)
  • Record at BYU: Same

No. 7/7 Gonzaga Bulldogs (31-2, 17-1 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Mark Few
  • Alma Mater: Oregon, 1987
  • Career Record: 434-102 (16th)
  • Record at Gonzaga: Same

Series Information

  • Series Record: Gonzaga leads 8-4
  • Last Meeting: BYU won 73-70, 2/28/15
  • H/A/N: 2-2/1-3/1-3

Game Information

  • TV: ESPN
  • TV Talent: Dave Pasch (play-by-play), Sean Farnham (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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