Kyle Chilton | Posted: 22 Jan 2019 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Cougars back in Provo to host Saint Mary's Thursday

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BYU Game Notes

BYU men's basketball returns to the Marriott Center after a pair of road games to take on league foe Saint Mary's Thursday at 9 p.m. MST.

Thursday's game will be televised live on ESPN2. 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 Storylines

  • Yoeli Childs averaged 22.5 points at Pepperdine and San Francisco. Childs has also hit a 3-pointer in each of the last four games, a total of 8 of 16. It is the second-longest streak of consecutive games with a 3 in his career and the most 3s he’s made in a four-game stretch.
  • McKay Cannon hit 3 of 3 from 3-point range at San Francisco, his best game in a Cougar uniform shooting from deep. Over the last six games the senior has hit 8 of 15 from distance.
  • Gavin Baxter emerged as a rim protector last week with three blocks at Pepperdine and two at San Francisco. The freshman forward from Provo, Utah, had his best week as a Cougar, averaging 7.5 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.5 blocks while shooting 75.0 percent from the field and 100.0 percent from the free-throw line.

BYU Cougars (12-9, 4-2 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Dave Rose
  • Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
  • Division I Career Record: 341-131 (14th)
  • Record at BYU: Same

Saint Mary's (13-7, 4-1 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Randy Bennett
  • Alma Mater: UC San Diego, 1986
  • Career Record: 405-169 (17th)
  • Record at Saint Mary's: Same

Game Information

  • TV: ESPN2
  • TV Talent: Steve Quis (play-by-play), Dan Dickau (analyst)
  • Live Video:
  • Radio: BYU Sports Network, BYU Radio Sirius XM 143/89.1 FM HD2, FM 100.3
  • Radio Talent: Greg Wrubell (play-by-play), Mark Durrant (analyst)
  • Live Stats:

Series Information

  • Series Record: 13-14
  • Last Meeting: Saint Mary's won 88-66, 01/05/19
  • H/A/N: 9-5/2-8/2-1
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