Kyle Chilton | Posted: 12 Mar 2018 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

NIT First Round matchup with Stanford on Wednesday

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BYU Game Notes

BYU basketball will open the postseason with a first round matchup in the National Invitational Tournament at Stanford on Wednesday at 7 p.m. PDT in Maples Pavilion. The Cougars are a No. 6 seed while the Cardinal are a No. 3 seed.

Wednesday's game will be televised live on ESPNU. 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 Storylines

  • BYU is making its third-straight appearance in the NIT and fifth under Dave Rose. The Cougars are a No. 6 seed and play at No. 3 seed Stanford. This is the ninth meeting between the teams and the first in the postseason.
  • Sophomore forward Yoeli Childs and junior guard Elijah Bryant were both named to the All-West Coast Conference First Team. It is the seventh-straight season the Cougars have had a pair of players named to the All-WCC First Team.
  • BYU coach Dave Rose won the ESPN INFINITI Coaches’ Charity Challenge. Rose helped raise more than $100,000 for the BYU Simmons Center for Cancer Research.

BYU Cougars (24-10, 11-7 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Dave Rose
  • Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
  • Division I Career Record: 329-121 (13th)
  • Record at BYU: Same

Stanford Cardinal (18-15, 11-7 Pac-12)

  • Head Coach: Jerod Haase
  • Alma Mater: Kansas, 1987
  • Career Record: 112-85 (6th)
  • Record at Stanford: 32-32 (2nd)

Game Information

  • TV Talent: Mike Crispino (play-by-play), Corey Williams (analyst)
  • 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 6-2
  • Last Meeting: BYU won 79-77, 12/20/14
  • H/A/N: 3-0/2-1/1-1
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