Kyle Chilton | Posted: 4 Dec 2017 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

BYU returns home to host Illinois State

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BYU Game Notes

After four-straight games away from the Marriott Center, BYU basketball will host Illinois State in the Marriott Center Wednesday at 7 p.m. MST. Wednesday'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.

BYU Storylines

  • BYU is 3-0 in true road games to start the season for the first time since 2014-15 and for the fourth time during the Dave Rose era. The 2008-09 Cougars started 3-0 in true road games while the 2014-15 squad started 5-0 and the 2010-11 team started 6-0.
  • After a solid debut in BYU’s win at Utah Valley, junior McKay Cannon helped lead the Cougars to a 75-66 win at Utah State with a career-high 17 points. In his final 11 games at Weber State last season, Cannon totaled 20 points. He has scored 25 in his first two games with the Cougars.
  • BYU shot 85.7 percent (24-28) from the free-throw line at Utah State, its third-straight game and fifth game this season shooting 80.0-plus percent from the line. BYU hit a season-best 92.6 percent (25-27) at Princeton.

BYU Cougars (6-2, 0-0 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Dave Rose
  • Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
  • Division I Career Record: 311-113 (13th)
  • Record at BYU: Same

Illinois State Redbirds (4-4, 0-0 MVC)

  • Head Coach: Dan Muller
  • Alma Mater: Illinois State, 1998
  • Career Record: 108-69 (6th)
  • Record at Illinois State: Same

Game Information

  • TV: BYUtv
  • TV Talent: Dave McCann (play-by-play), Blaine Fowler (analyst), Spencer Linton (courtside)
  • Live Video:
  • 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:

Series Information

  • Series Record: First meeting
  • Last Meeting: First meeting
  • H/A/N: 0-0/0-0/0-0
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