Kyle Chilton | Posted: 19 Dec 2017 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Cougars to host Idaho State on Thursday

main image

BYU Game Notes

BYU basketball will put its six-game winning streak on the line when the Cougars host Idaho State Thursday at 7 p.m. MST in the Marriott Center. Thursday's game will be televised live on BYUtv and broadcast live on the BYU Sports Network on BYU Radio – Sirius XM 143 and KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM/1160 AM.

BYU Storylines

  • Junior guard Elijah Bryant was named the WCC Player of the Week after leading the Cougars to a 77-65 win over Utah. Bryant scored a season-best 29 points and tied his career high with nine rebounds while adding four assists, one block and three steals. He hit 5 of 7 from downtown and 8 of 8 from the free-throw line.
  • BYU has shot 50.0 percent or better from the field in three-straight games and four of its last five, including 53.6 percent at Utah Valley, 53.4 vs. Illinois State, 53.2 vs. Weber State and 51.9 vs. Utah.
  • BYU has held its opponent to below 70 points in six-straight games. The last time BYU held six-straight teams to fewer than 70 points was during the 2008-09 season. That same team also had a streak of holding nine-straight opponents below 70 points.

BYU Cougars (9-2, 0-0 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Dave Rose
  • Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
  • Division I Career Record: 314-113 (13th)
  • Record at BYU: Same

Idaho State Bengals (4-5, 0-0 Big Sky)

  • Head Coach: Bill Evans
  • Alma Mater: Southern Utah, 1972
  • Career Record: 253-332 (21st)
  • Record at Idaho State: 50-111 (6th)

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: BYU leads 33-6
  • Last Meeting: BYU won 84-58, 12/20/16
  • H/A/N: 14-2/16-4/3-0
File Attachments