BYU returns home to face UT Arlington
Coming off a tough road win at Princeton, BYU returns to the Marriott Center to host UT Arlington Saturday at 7:30 p.m. MST. Saturday's game will be televised live on BYUtv and broadcast live on the BYU Sports Network on BYU Radio – Sirius XM 143 and 102.7 FM/1160 AM.
Junior Elijah Bryant has scored 20-plus points in back-to-back games for the first time in his BYU career. Against Mississippi Valley State in the season opener, Bryant had 27 points on 10 of 11 shooting. At Princeton, Bryant totaled 22 points while hitting 6 of 12 from the field and 9 of 10 at the free-throw line.
TJ Haws and Zac Seljaas are riding streaks of consecutive games with a 3-point field goal, both dating back to their freshman seasons. Haws has hit a 3 in 18-straight games, tied for the 10th-longest streak in BYU history. Seljaas had drained a trey in 12-straight games.
Through two games BYU opponents are averaging 58.5 points and shooting 37.6 percent from the field. The Cougars are averaging 8.0 blocks, including 4.0 per game from Yoeli Childs, and 5.5 steals per game.
BYU Cougars (2-0, 0-0 WCC)
- Head Coach: Dave Rose
- Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
- Division I Career Record: 307-111 (13th)
- Record at BYU: Same
UT Arlington Mavericks (1-0, 0-0 Sun Belt)
- Head Coach: Scott Cross
- Alma Mater: UT Arlington, 1998
- Career Record: 205-148 (12th)
- Record at UT Arlington: Same
- TV: BYUtv
- TV Talent: Dave McCann (play-by-play), Blaine Fowler (analyst), Spencer Linton (courtside)
- Live Video: BYUtv.org
- Radio: BYU Sports Network, BYU Radio Sirius XM 143, 102.7 FM/1160 AM
- Radio Talent: Greg Wrubell (play-by-play), Mark Durrant (analyst)
- Live Stats: BYUcougars.com
Series Record: Series tied 1-1
Last Meeting: UT Arlington won 105-89, 3/15/17
BYU finishes up its three-game home stand on Saturday, February 4, when the Cougars host Pacific at the Marriott Center…