BYU hits the road to play at No. 19 Saint Mary's

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

Coming off a 2-0 week to start West Coast Conference play, BYU will play at No. 19/19 Saint Mary's on Thursday at 8 p.m. PST in McKeon Pavilion. Thursday's game will be televised live on ESPNU and broadcast live on the Cougar IMG Sports Network, 102.7 FM/1160 AM and BYU Radio – Sirius XM 143.

BYU Storylines

  • BYU improved to 2-0 in league play with an 81-76 comeback win at Loyola Marymount. Trailing 76-70 with 3 minutes remaining, the Cougars closed with an 11-0 run. Nick Emery hit a 3 to start the run and TJ Haws’ back-to-back 3s tied the game and gave BYU the lead with 39 seconds to go. L.J. Rose sealed the game with a pair of free throws.
  • After struggling from downtown through the first nine games of the season, BYU has improved its 3-point shooting over the last six, shooting 44.3 percent and averaging 8.5 makes per game. The Cougars shot a season best 9 of 14 (64.3 percent) against Santa Clara and hit 9 of 21 at LMU.
  • BYU has won 4 of 6 against Saint Mary’s, including the most recent meeting, 70-59 in Provo on Feb. 4, 2016.

BYU Cougars (11-4, 2-0 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Dave Rose
  • Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
  • Division I Career Record: 294-103 (12th)
  • Record at BYU: Same

No. 19/19 Saint Mary's Gaels (12-1, 2-0 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Randy Bennett
  • Alma Mater: UC San Diego, 1986
  • Career Record: 345-152 (16th)
  • Record at Saint Mary's: Same

Game Information

  • TV: ESPNU
  • TV Talent: Drew Fellios (play-by-play), Sean Harrington (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), Steve Cleveland (analyst)
  • Live Stats: BYUcougars.com

Series Information

  • Series Record: BYU leads 12-8
  • Last Meeting: BYU won 70-59, 2/4/16
  • H/A/N: 9-3/2-5/1-0
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