Kenny Cox | Posted: 4 Jan 2022 | Updated: 15 Jan 2022

No. 18 BYU opens WCC play on the road at USF, home to Pacific

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PROVO, Utah –  No. 18 BYU women's basketball is set to open West Coast Conference play on the road at San Francisco Thursday at 6 p.m. PST at War Memorial Gym and then return to the Marriott Center Saturday to take on Pacific at 2 p.m. MST. 

BYU at San Francisco
Stream: WCC Network
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BYU vs. Pacific
TV/Stream: BYUtv
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BYU Game Notes (10-1)

  • LAST GAME: BYU beat Montana State 89-67 on the road. Lauren Gustin was named the WCC Player of the Week (12/27) after 15 points and 18 rebounds for her fifth double-double of the year. BYU had two games postponed due to Covid-19 issues in other programs.
  • SAN FRANCISCO. Like BYU, the Dons haven’t played in more than two weeks. San Francisco wrapped up its non-conference schedule with a 78-76 win over Tulsa on the road.
  • PACIFIC. The Tigers are coming back after three postponed games from Covid-19. Pacific beat Webster State 75-62 on the road on Dec. 21.
  • The Cougars stayed at No. 18 in the AP Top 25 this week. BYU is ranked for the sixth consecutive week for the first time since 2006.
  • ESPN’s Bracketology has the Cougars projected as a No. 5 seed in the NCAA Tournament 68-team bracket.
  • As of Jan. 5, Lauren Gustin ranks No. 2 nationally in rebounds per game (12.7), Sara Hamson is No. 15 in blocked shots per game (2.64), Tegan Graham is No. 23 in 3-pointers per game (3.0), Maria Albiero is No. 26 in assist to turnover ratio (2.61) and Shaylee Gonzales is No. 33 in points per game (19.1).

About San Francisco (6-6)

  • Like BYU, the Dons haven’t played in more than two weeks. San Francisco wrapped up its non-conference schedule with a 78-76 win over Tulsa on the road.

About Pacific (3-8)

  • The Tigers are coming back after three postponed games from Covid-19. Pacific beat Webster State 75-62 on the road on Dec. 21.