Cougars to face Ole Miss in NCAA First Four in Dayton

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

BYU basketball will take on Ole Miss in the first round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament in Dayton, Ohio, on Tuesday at 9:10 p.m. EDT at UD Arena. The Cougars and Rebels are both 11 seeds and the winner will advance to take on No. 6 seed Xavier in Jacksonville, Florida, on Thursday.

BYU vs. Ole Miss game will be televised live on truTV 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 83.6 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 21.9 points per game
  • Haws is first on the BYU career scoring list and 23rd all-time in NCAA history with 2,687 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 (25-9, 13-5 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Dave Rose
  • Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
  • Career Record: 257-87 (10th)
  • Record at BYU: Same

Ole Miss Rebels (20-12, 11-7 SEC)

  • Head Coach: Andy Kennedy
  • Alma Mater: UAB, 1991
  • Career Record: 212-126 (10th)
  • Record at Ole Miss: 191-113 (9th)

Series Information

  • Series Record: First meeting
  • Last Meeting: First meeting
  • H/A/N: 0-0/0-0/0-0

Game Information

  • TV: truTV
  • TV Talent: Brian Anderson (play-by-play), Steve Smith (analyst), Lewis Johnson (courtside)
  • Live Video: ncaa.com/march-madness-live
  • Radio: Cougar IMG Sports Network, KSL 102.7 FM / 1160 AM
  • Radio Talent: Greg Wrubell (play-by-play), Craig Cusick (analyst)
  • Live Stats: BYUcougars.com
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