Kyle Chilton | Posted: 9 Jan 2018 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Cougars return home to host Pepperdine

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BYU Game Notes

BYU basketball will look to return to its winning ways when the Cougars host Pepperdine 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

  • Elijah Bryant tied his season high with 29 points at Pacific. He hit 10 of 15 from the field, 3 of 8 from downtown and 6 of 6 from the free-throw line. Bryant previously set his season high against Utah and has scored 20-plus points six times this season.
  • Through 50 career games, Yoeli Childs has recorded 79 blocks, good for 16th all-time in BYU history. He is one block from tying Corbin Kaufusi for 15th all-time in career blocks.
  • Luke Worthington had one of his best weeks as a Cougar when BYU played at San Francisco and at Pacific. The junior forward averaged 9.0 points on 83.3 percent shooting from the field and 66.7 percent shooting from the free-throw line. He also averaged 3.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks.

BYU Cougars (13-4, 2-2 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Dave Rose
  • Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
  • Division I Career Record: 318-115 (13th)
  • Record at BYU: Same

Pepperdine Waves (3-13, 0-4 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Marty Wilson
  • Alma Mater: Pepperdine, 1989
  • Division I Career Record: 85-116 (7th)
  • Record at Pepperdine: 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: BYU leads 11-9
  • Last Meeting: Pepperdine won, 2/9/17
  • H/A/N: 8-3/3-5/0-2
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