The Cougars hit the road for a West Coast Conference matchup with Loyola Marymount on Saturday at 1 p.m. PST in Gersten Pavilion. Saturday's game will be televised live on Spectrum SportsNet, Root Rocky Mountain and Root Northwest and broadcast live on the Cougar IMG Sports Network, 102.7 FM/1160 AM and BYU Radio – Sirius XM 143.
After opening WCC play with an 89-59 win over Santa Clara at home, BYU plays its first road game of league play on Saturday at LMU. Last season the Cougars swept the Lions, winning 91-80 in Los Angeles and 87-62 at home in the Marriott Center.
After struggling from downtown through the first nine games of the season, BYU has improved its 3-point shooting over the last five, shooting 44.7 percent and averaging 8.4 makes per game. The Cougars shot a season best 9 of 14 (64.3 percent) against Santa Clara.
Steve Beo has set a new career high in scoring in each of the last three games. He scored 6 points against Idaho State, 7 against CSU Bakersfield and 12 against Santa Clara.
BYU Cougars (10-4, 1-0 WCC)
- Head Coach: Dave Rose
- Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
- Division I Career Record: 293-103 (12th)
- Record at BYU: Same
Loyola Marymount Lions (7-5, 0-1 WCC)
- Head Coach: Mike Dunlap
- Alma Mater: LMU, 1980
- Career Record: 357-150 (17th)
- Record at LMU: 29-45 (3rd)
- TV: Spectrum SportsNet/Root RM/NW
- TV Talent: Steve Quis (play-by-play), Casey Jacobsen (analyst)
- Live Video: TheW.tv
- 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 Record: BYU leads 10-4
Last Meeting: BYU won 87-62, 1/28/16
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