Kyle Chilton | Posted: 23 Nov 2018 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

All Cougars matchup set for Saturday

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BYU Game Notes

Houston Game Notes

BYU men's basketball will host Houston Saturday at 4 p.m. MST in the Marriott Center in the finale of the Men Against Breast Cancer Cougar Cup. Both teams are 3-0 in the MABCCC.

Saturday'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

  • BYU coach Dave Rose will be coaching against his alma mater on Saturday. Rose played at Houston from 1980-83 and was a team captain on the 1983 Phi Slama Jama team that advanced to the NCAA title. Saturday’s game is the finale of the Men Against Breast Cancer Cougar Cup Series.
  • Jahshire Hardnett had his best scoring game in a Cougar uniform against Rice, posting 20 points on 6 of 7 shooting from the field.
  • TJ Haws has led BYU in assists in all six games this season, including a career high-tying eight vs. Rice. He is averaging 5.5 assists per game.

BYU Cougars (5-1, 0-0 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Dave Rose
  • Alma Mater: Houston, 1983
  • Division I Career Record: 334-123 (14th)
  • Record at BYU: Same

Houston Cougars (3-0, 0-0 American)

  • Head Coach: Kelvin Sampson
  • Alma Mater: UNC Pembroke, 1978
  • Division I Career Record: 586-318 (30th)
  • Record at Houston: 86-48 (5th)

Game Information

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

Series Information

  • Series Record: Houston leads 4-2
  • Last Meeting: Houston won 77-67, 3/15/06
  • H/A/N: 1-1/0-2/1-1

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