BYU men's basketball will host Houston Saturday at 4 p.m. MST in the Marriott Center in the finale of the Men Against Breast Cancer Cougar Cup. Both teams are 3-0 in the MABCCC.
Saturday's game will be televised live on BYUtv. The game with also be broadcast live on the BYU Sports Network on BYU Radio – Sirius XM 143/89.1 FM HD2 and KSL 102.7 FM/1160 AM.
- BYU coach Dave Rose will be coaching against his alma mater on Saturday. Rose played at Houston from 1980-83 and was a team captain on the 1983 Phi Slama Jama team that advanced to the NCAA title. Saturday’s game is the finale of the Men Against Breast Cancer Cougar Cup Series.
- Jahshire Hardnett had his best scoring game in a Cougar uniform against Rice, posting 20 points on 6 of 7 shooting from the field.
- TJ Haws has led BYU in assists in all six games this season, including a career high-tying eight vs. Rice. He is averaging 5.5 assists per game.
BYU Cougars (5-1, 0-0 WCC)
- Head Coach: Dave Rose
- Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
- Division I Career Record: 334-123 (14th)
- Record at BYU: Same
Houston Cougars (3-0, 0-0 American)
- Head Coach: Kelvin Sampson
- Alma Mater: UNC Pembroke, 1978
- Division I Career Record: 586-318 (30th)
- Record at Houston: 86-48 (5th)
- TV: BYUtv
- TV Talent: Dave McCann (play-by-play), Blaine Fowler (analyst), Lauren McClain (courtside)
- Live Video: BYUtv.org
- Radio: BYU Sports Network, BYU Radio Sirius XM 143/89.1 FM HD2, FM 100.3
- Radio Talent: Jason Shepherd (play-by-play), Mark Durrant (analyst)
- Live Stats: BYUcougars.com
- Series Record: Houston leads 4-2
- Last Meeting: Houston won 77-67, 3/15/06
- H/A/N: 1-1/0-2/1-1