BYU to face Gonzaga in WCC title game
No. 3 seed BYU men's basketball will face top-seed and No. 6/6 Gonzaga in the title game of the WCC Basketball Championships on Tuesday at 6 p.m. PST in the Orleans Arena.
Tuesday's game will be televised live on ESPN. The game with also be broadcast live on the BYU Sports Network on BYU Radio – Sirius XM 143 and KSL Newsradio 102.7 FM/1160 AM.
- BYU faces No. 6/6 Gonzaga in the title game of the WCC Championships on Tuesday in the Orleans. This is the third time the Cougars have played in the title game. BYU also advanced to the championship game in 2014 and 2015 and faced Gonzaga both times.
- Yoeli Childs scored 33 points and Elijah Bryant had 25 vs. Gonzaga. It was the sixth time this season and second-straight game both players scored 20-plus in the same game. They each have 13 20-point games.
- BYU coach Dave Rose has advanced to the final round of the ESPN INFINITI Coaches’ Charity Challenge. Rose is competing to raise $100,000 for the BYU Simmons Center for Cancer Research. Fans can vote daily by composing or retweeting a tweet with the hashtags #Timeout2Vote #CoachDaveRose and at INFINITItimeout.com.
BYU Cougars (24-9, 11-7 WCC)
- Head Coach: Dave Rose
- Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
- Division I Career Record: 329-120 (13th)
- Record at BYU: Same
Gonzaga Bulldogs (29-4, 17-1 WCC)
- Head Coach: Mark Few
- Alma Mater: Oregon, 1987
- Career Record: 532-117 (19th)
- Record at Gonzaga: Same
- TV: ESPN
- TV Talent: Bob Wischusen (play-by-play), Dick Vitale (analyst), Gene Wojciechowski (courtside)
- Live Video: WatchESPN.com
- 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: Gonzaga leads 14-6
- Last Meeting: Gonzaga won 79-65, 2/24/18
- H/A/N: 2-5/3-4/1-5
- The Orleans Arena and the West Coast Conference have instituted a Clear Bag Policy for all sessions of the 2018 WCC Men's and Women's Basketball Championships. These measures are being implemented in an effort to enhance security and efficiency entering the arena. The WCC clear bag policy is consistent with industry standards nationwide. Fans are limited to one clear bag per person and one small clutch for personal items.
- Clear Bag Policy
- Clear Bag Policy FAQ
Media Credential Pickup and Entrance
- Media credential pick-up will be at the southeast arena entrance of the Orleans, adjacent to their administrative offices.
- Media should enter through the southeast entrance throughout the tournament to have their bags, backpacks, camera equipment, radio equipment, etc. checked.