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.
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
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