Season opens vs. Princeton in ESPN Tip-Off Marathon

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

Princeton Game Notes

BYU basketball will open the 2016-17 season by hosting Princeton Monday night at 8 p.m. MST in the Marriott Center. The Cougars are entering their 12th season under head coach Dave Rose, who has led BYU to 11-straight 20-win seasons and 11-straight postseason appearances.

Monday's game will be televised live on ESPN2 as part of the ESPN Tip-Off Marathon and broadcast live on the Cougar IMG Sports Network, 102.7 FM/1160 AM and BYU Radio – Sirius XM 143. Live video streaming will be available on WatchESPN.com.

BYU Storylines

  • The 2016-17 is BYU’s 12th under coach Dave Rose, the program’s all-time leader in winning percentage at 74.1. Rose is also second all-time in Cougar history with 283 career wins. He has led the Cougars to 11-straight 20-win seasons and 11-straight postseason appearances.
  • Monday’s game will be BYU’s third appearance in the ESPN Tip-Off Marathon. The Cougars defeated Stanford in Palo Alto 112-103 on Nov. 11, 2013 in their first appearance and lost 66-65 at Long Beach State on Nov. 16, 2015, last season. This will be BYU’s first home game in the Tip-Off Marathon.
  • Nick Emery, Kyle Davis and L.J. Rose were voted captains by their teammates. Emery was an All-WCC honoree in 2015-16, Davis started every game in 2015-16 and Rose is a senior transfer from Houston.

BYU Cougars (0-0, 0-0 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Dave Rose
  • Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
  • Division I Career Record: 283-99 (12th)
  • Record at BYU: Same

Princeton Tigers (0-0, 0-0 Ivy League)

  • Head Coach: Mitch Henderson
  • Alma Mater: Princeton, 1998
  • Career Record: 96-53 (6th)
  • Record at Princeton: Same

Game Information

  • TV: ESPN2
  • TV Talent: Sam Farber (play-by-play), Brad Daugherty (analyst)
  • Live Video: WatchESPN.com
  • Radio: Cougar IMG Sports Network, 102.7 FM/1160 AM, BYU Radio, Sirius XM 143
  • Radio Talent: Greg Wrubell (play-by-play), Mark Durrant (analyst)
  • Live Stats: BYUcougars.com

Series Information

  • Series Record: BYU leads 4-0
  • Last Meeting: BYU won 65-59, 12/14/91
  • H/A/N: 2-0/1-0/1-0

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