Kenny Cox | Posted: 16 Nov 2021 | Updated: 3 Dec 2021

BYU women's basketball faces Arizona State Wednesday

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PROVO, Utah – The BYU women's basketball team will host Arizona State in the Marriott Center on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. The game will be televised on BYUtv.

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BYU Game Notes

  • LAST GAME: BYU beat Fresno State 80-64 behind a strong defensive effort and 22 points apiece from Paisley Harding and Shaylee Gonzales. Lauren Gustin added another double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds.
  • SERIES: BYU leads the series 6-4 against Arizona State. The Sun Devils won the last matchup, winning 60-52 in 2019 in Tempe. 
  • The Cougars have opened the year 2-0 with victories over Lipscomb and Fresno State. Fresno State was picked to win the MWC. 
  • 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 432-200, nine NCAA tournaments and has won at least 20 games 12 times.

Arizona State

  • Entering her 25th season leading the Maroon and Gold, head coach Charli Turner Thorne welcomes back several talented returners, including veteran players G Taya Hanson (set school record for most 3-pointers per game last season) and F Jayde Van Hyfte (one of the team's top post performers who was forced to miss last season due to injury). 
  • ASU has split its first two games, beating Northern Colorado 71-41 and falling to Minnesota 66-59 in overtime. The Sun Devils return Taya Hanson who set the school record for 3-pointers per game last year.
  • The Sun Devils beat BYU in the last game, a 60-52 victory in 2019 in Tempe. 

MASK REQUIREMENT
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.