Cougars return home to face San Diego

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

San Diego Game Notes

BYU basketball will open its final week of home games Thursday when it faces San Diego in the Marriott Center at 9 p.m. MST. 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 leads the all-time series with San Diego 11-4, including a perfect 6-0 record in Provo.
  • Yoeli Childs played his best game in a BYU uniform at San Francisco, posting career-bests 23 points and 17 rebounds while adding three blocks and one steal. Childs’ performance was just the third game by a Cougar freshman with 20-plus points and 15-plus rebounds.
    TJ Haws (14.4 points per game) and Yoeli Childs (9.3) are among the highest scoring freshman duos in BYU history. Others include Fred Roberts (14.3) and Devin Durrant (13.2) in 1978-79, Danny
  • Ainge (21.1) and Greg Ballif (5.0) in 1977-78, Mark Bigelow (15.0) and Michael Vranes (10.9) in 1998-99 and Nick Emery (16.3) and Zac Seljaas (7.6) in 2015-16.

BYU Cougars (18-9, 9-5 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Dave Rose
  • Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
  • Division I Career Record: 301-108 (12th)
  • Record at BYU: Same

San Diego Toreros (11-15, 4-10 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Lamont Smith
  • Alma Mater: San Diego, 1998
  • Career Record: 20-36 (2nd)
  • Record at San Diego: 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), Mark Durrant (analyst)
  • Live Stats: BYUcougars.com

Series Information

  • Series Record: BYU leads 11-4
  • Last Meeting: San Diego won 88-75, 1/14/17
  • H/A/N: 6-0/4-3/1-1

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