Kyle Chilton | Posted: 24 Jan 2017 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020
Road swing takes Cougars to Santa Clara
BYU basketball will finish the first half of West Coast Conference play when the Cougars go on the road to face Santa Clara in the Leavey Center Thursday at 8 p.m. PST. Thursday's game will be televised live on ESPNU and broadcast live on the Cougar IMG Sports Network, 102.7 FM/1160 AM and BYU Radio – Sirius XM 143.
BYU opened West Coast Conference play on Dec. 29, 2016, with an 89-59 win over Santa Clara in the Marriott Center. Eric Mika (19 points), TJ Haws (17) and Steven Beo (12) scored in double-figures while the Cougars out-shot the Broncos 53.3 percent to 30.4.
Yoeli Childs is coming off his best week on the boards, racking up 14 rebounds in wins over Pepperdine and Pacific. For the season he is averaging 8.1 rebounds per game, good enough for third in the WCC and currently second all-time among BYU freshmen.
With 45 3-pointers, TJ Haws is now third all-time among BYU freshmen for 3-pointers in a single season. Haws is also seventh in the WCC in 3-point field goals per game (2.1) and steals per game (1.2).
BYU Cougars (15-6, 6-2 WCC)
- Head Coach: Dave Rose
- Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
- Division I Career Record: 298-105 (12th)
- Record at BYU: Same
Santa Clara Broncos (11-10, 5-3 WCC)
- Head Coach: Herb Sendek
- Alma Mater: Carnagie Mellon, 1985
- Career Record: 424-305 (23rd)
- Record at Santa Clara: 11-10 (1st)
- TV: ESPNU
- TV Talent: John Brickley (play-by-play), Sean Harrington (analyst)
- Live Video: WatchESPN.com
- Radio: Cougar IMG Sports Network, 102.7 FM/1160 AM, BYU Radio, Sirius XM 143
- Radio Talent: Greg Wrubell (play-by-play), Steve Cleveland (analyst)
- Live Stats: BYUcougars.com
Series Record: BYU leads 28-5
Last Meeting: BYU won 89-59, 12/29/16
Fredette, Team USA win silver at FIBA 3x3 World Cup
2011 Naismith Award Winner Jimmer Fredette helped the United States win the silver medal at the 2023 FIBA 3x3 World Cup…
Jimmer Fredette set to represent United States at FIBA 3x3 World Cup
Former BYU men’s basketball star Jimmer Fredette will represent the United State of America at the FIBA 3x3 World Cup…