Kenny Cox | Posted: 11 Nov 2021 | Updated: 24 Nov 2021

BYU hosts Fresno State Saturday

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Maria Albiero drives against Westminster

PROVO, Utah – The BYU women's basketball team hosts Fresno State on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 4 p.m. at the Marriott Center in a matchup of two of the top teams in their respective leagues. The game will be streamed live on and the BYUtv App. 

BYU was picked to win the West Coast Conference in the league's preseason poll while Fresno State earned the top slot in the Mountain West Conference's preseason picks. 

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BYU Game Notes

  • LAST GAME: BYU beat Lipscomb 81-58 behind Tegan Graham’s 18 points and a double-double from Lauren Gustin, scoring 13 and grabbing 13 boards.
  • BYU has an 8-6 lead in the series against Fresno State, winning the last game 71-65 in Fresno in 2019. 
  • BYU was picked win the WCC title, receiving eight first-place votes in the preseason poll
  • All five starters from 2020-21 return, including preseason All-WCC selections Shaylee Gonzales (17.8 ppg), Paisley Harding (14.1 ppg) and Lauren Gustin (11.3 ppg, 12.6 rbg).
  • Head coach Jeff Judkins returns for his 21st season after earning his fifth conference coach of the year honor last season. He has a career record of 431-200, nine NCAA tournaments and has won at least 20 games 12 times.

Fresno State Game Notes

  • Fresno State opened its season on the road at Utah Valley on Thursday with a 71-62 win. 
  • Fresno State enters the 2021-22 season as the preseason favorite in the Mountain West for the second straight year, returning three of its five starters from a season ago, including the top two returning scorers in the Mountain West from the 2020-21 season in Haley Cavinder and Hanna Cavinder.
  • The 2021 MW Player of the Year, Haley was tabbed to repeat in 2022.
  • The Bulldogs open up away from home for the fourth straight season and fifth time overall in Jaime White's eight seasons. 

Consistent with current Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and BYU requirements, BYU Athletics will require masks in indoor venues when physical distancing isn’t maintained. This includes a requirement for those attending indoor athletic events, such as volleyball in the Smith Fieldhouse, basketball inside the Marriott Center and inside the loges at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Wearing a mask will be required for entry to indoor BYU venues. Masks will not be required for outdoor BYU venues. 

BYU strongly urges students, employees and campus guests to follow recent counsel from the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to get vaccinated and wear masks.