Kyle Chilton | Posted: 19 Nov 2018 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Thanksgiving week brings Rice to the Marriott Center

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BYU Game Notes

BYU men's basketball will host Rice Wednesday at 7 p.m. MST in the Marriott Center as part of the Men Against Breast Cancer Cougar Cup. It is the Cougars' fifth of six-straight home games.

Wednesday's game will be televised live on BYUtv. The game with also be broadcast live on the BYU Sports Network on BYU Radio – Sirius XM 143/89.1 FM HD2 and KSL 102.7 FM/1160 AM.

BYU Storylines

  • Yoeli Childs had 18 points and 12 rebounds vs. Alabama A&M, his sixth-straight double-double (five this season, one last season) – tied for the fifth-longest double-double streak in BYU history. Childs leads the nation in double-doubles and total rebounds and is third in rebounds per game (as of 11/17/18).
  • Senior team captain Luke Worthington had his best game of the season against Alabama A&M, posting a season-best 9 points and tying his career high with six rebounds. Worthington hit a career-best 5 of 6 from the free-throw line and 2 of 4 from the field.
  • TJ Haws has led BYU in assists in all five games this season and has dished out at least four assists each game. He is averaging 5.0 assists per game with a 2.27:1 assists to turnover ratio.

BYU Cougars (4-1, 0-0 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Dave Rose
  • Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
  • Division I Career Record: 333-123 (14th)
  • Record at BYU: Same

Rice Owls (3-2, 0-0 C-USA)

  • Head Coach: Scott Pera
  • Alma Mater: Penn State, 1989
  • Division I Career Record: 10-26 (2nd)
  • Record at Rice: Same

Game Information

  • TV: BYUtv
  • TV Talent: Dave McCann (play-by-play), Blaine Fowler (analyst), Spencer Linton (courtside)
  • Live Video:
  • Radio: BYU Sports Network, BYU Radio Sirius XM 143/89.1 FM HD2, FM 100.3
  • Radio Talent: Greg Wrubell (play-by-play), Mark Durrant (analyst)
  • Live Stats:

Series Information

  • Series Record: BYU leads 5-2
  • Last Meeting: BYU won 83-52, 11/21/08
  • H/A/N: 3-1/0-1/2-0
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