BYU basketball will look to get back in the win column Saturday when the Cougars take on San Francisco in War Memorial Gymnasium at the Sobrato Center at 8 p.m. PST. Saturday's game will be televised live on ROOT Rocky Mountain, ROOT Northwest, CSN California and Spectrum SportsNet and broadcast live on the Cougar IMG Sports Network, 102.7 FM/1160 AM and BYU Radio – Sirius XM 143.
BYU leads the all-time series with San Francisco 16-6 and has won the last eight meetings, including an 85-75 win in Provo this season. Eric Mika led the Cougars that night with a career-best 31 points and 12 rebounds while Nick Emery added 22 points. Last season Emery scored a BYU freshman record 37 at USF and tied the school’s single-game record with 10 3-pointers.
Sophomore Eric Mika has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 Team. Mika, a native of Alpine, Utah, is a pre-management major and carries a 3.68 GPA. On the court, Mika is averaging team highs of 20.6 points, 9.7 rebounds and 2.0 blocks.
Nick Emery broke out of a slump at Pepperdine, scoring 19 points after totaling four in the previous two games.
BYU Cougars (17-9, 8-5 WCC)
- Head Coach: Dave Rose
- Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
- Division I Career Record: 300-108 (12th)
- Record at BYU: Same
San Francisco Dons (18-8, 8-5 WCC)
- Head Coach: Kyle Smith
- Alma Mater: Hamilton, 1992
- Career Record: 119-90 (7th)
- Record at San Francisco: 18-8 (1st)
- TV: ROOT RM/NW, CSN California, Spectrum SportsNet
- TV Talent: Kate Scott (play-by-play), Dan Belluomini (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 16-6
Last Meeting: BYU won 85-75, 1/12/17
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