Kyle Chilton | Posted: 1 Mar 2017 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

BYU to open WCC Championships with No. 6 seed LMU

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BYU Game Notes

BYU basketball will open the 2017 WCC Championships against No. 6 seed Loyola Marymount Saturday at 1 p.m. PST at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. Saturday's game will be televised live on BYUtv and broadcast live on the Cougar IMG Sports Network, 102.7 FM/1160 AM and BYU Radio – Sirius XM 143.

BYU Storylines

  • Three Cougars earned All-WCC honors. Eric Mika and TJ Haws were named to the All-WCC First Team and Haws and Yoeli Childs earned All-WCC Freshman Team honors.
  • BYU is coming off an upset of then-No. 1 Gonzaga. The Cougars’ 79-71 win was the first in program history against the No. 1 team in the country. Eric Mika had 29 points and 11 rebounds, TJ Haws scored 17 and Elijah Bryant added 14 points and five rebounds.
  • The Cougars are 2-0 against LMU this season. In the first meeting in Los Angeles, BYU overcame an 18-point deficit to win 81-76. In Provo, the Cougars won 85-77 and were led by Mika’s 27 points and Haws’ 19.

BYU Cougars (21-10, 12-6 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Dave Rose
  • Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
  • Division I Career Record: 304-109 (12th)
  • Record at BYU: Same

Loyola Marymount Lions (15-14, 8-10 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Mike Dunlap
  • Alma Mater: LMU, 1980
  • Career Record: 365-159 (17th)
  • Record at LMU: 37-54 (3rd)

Game Information

  • TV: BYUtv
  • TV Talent: Dave McCann (play-by-play), Blaine Fowler (analyst)
  • Live Video:
  • Radio: Cougar IMG Sports Network, 102.7 FM/1160 AM, BYU Radio, Sirius XM 143
  • Radio Talent: Greg Wrubell (play-by-play), Mark Durrant (analyst)
  • Live Stats:

Series Information

  • Series Record: BYU leads 12-4
  • Last Meeting: BYU won 85-77, 1/28/17
  • H/A/N: 6-2/5-2/1-0
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