PROVO, Utah – BYU men's basketball with play Saint Mary's for the second time this season when the Cougars host the Gaels on Saturday at 8 p.m. MST in the Marriott Center.
BYU's game against Saint Mary's will be televised live on ESPN2. The radio broadcast will be available live on the BYU Sports Network, on BYU Radio – Sirius XM 143/89.1 FM HD2 and KSL 102.7 FM/1160 AM.
- BYU tied the school single-game record with 17 3-pointers vs. Pepperdine – a total that has been made three other times in team history, including this season against Virginia Tech and the Waves. It marked the 11th game this season with 10-plus 3s. Three teams in program history have made double-digit 3s in more games than the current squad: 2015-16 (13), 2010-11 (12) and 2014-15 (12). The 2007-08 team also had 11 games with double-digit made 3s.
- Senior guard Jake Toolson had a career night shooting the ball against Pepperdine, hitting a personal-best 7 of 10 from 3-point range. He finished the night 9 of 13 from the field for 25 points. He has hit a 3 in 12-straight games.
- Senior forward Yoeli Childs scored 21 points against Pepperdine, his second 20-point game in the last three and his sixth this season. He has shot 50.0 percent or better from the field in his last six games played.
BYU Cougars (16-7, 5-3 WCC)
- Head Coach: Mark Pope
- Alma Mater: Kentucky, 1996
- Division I Career Record: 93-63 (5th)
- Record at BYU: 16-7 (1st)
Saint Mary's Gaels (19-4, 6-2 WCC)
- Head Coach: Randy Bennett
- Alma Mater: UC San Diego, 1986
- Career Record: 433-178 (19th)
- Record at Saint Mary's: Same
- TV: ESPN2
- TV Talent: Dave Flemming (play-by-play), Dan Dickau (analyst)
- Live Video: WatchESPN.com
- Radio: BYU Sports Network, BYU Radio Sirius XM 143/89.1 FM HD2, KSL 102.7 FM/1160 AM
- Radio Talent: Greg Wrubell (play-by-play), Mark Durrant (analyst)
- Live Stats: BYUcougars.com
- Series Record: *14/13-15
- Last Meeting: Saint Mary's won 87-84, 1/9/20
- H/A/N: *10/9-5|2-9|2-1
*Wins in 2016 and 2017 vacated by NCAA