Kyle Chilton | Posted: 18 Feb 2020 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Two-game homestand begins with Santa Clara on Thursday

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TJ Haws handles the ball against LMU.

BYU Game Notes

Santa Clara Game Notes

Owners of a six-game win streak and ranked for the first time since 2010-11, No. 23 BYU men's basketball hosts West Coast Conference foe Santa Clara Thursday at 7 p.m. MST in the Marriott Center. The Cougars are currently second in the WCC standings at 10-3, 1.5 games ahead of Saint Mary's (8-4) and two games ahead of Pacific (8-5).

BYU's game against Santa Clara will be televised live on CBS Sports Network. The radio broadcast will be available live on the BYU Sports Network, BYU Radio – Sirius XM 143/89.1 FM HD2 and KSL 102.7 FM/1160 AM.

BYU Storylines

  • BYU entered the AP Top 25 this week at No. 23, the first time the Cougars have been ranked since 2010-11. Currently on a six-game winning streak, BYU is also receiving votes and is two spots outside the USA Today Coaches Poll.
  • BYU has won three games this season on game-winning shots with 12 seconds or less on the clock. The first came at Houston when TJ Haws hit a buzzer-beating fadeaway jump shot for a 72-71 win. The second was a Haws 3-pointer from the top of the key with just under nine seconds on the clock to beat Saint Mary’s 81-79. The third came at San Diego when Yoeli Childs finished an alley-oop dunk off a pass from Haws with 11.1 second left for a 72-71 win.
  • The Cougars have made 304 3-point field goals through 28 games, just 26 from tying the record of 330 set in 2015-16 in 37 games. The current squad is making 10.9 per game compared to the record of 8.9 set in 2015-16.

BYU Cougars (21-7, 10-3 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Mark Pope
  • Alma Mater: Kentucky, 1996
  • Division I Career Record: 98-63 (5th)
  • Record at BYU: 21-7 (1st)

Santa Clara Broncos (18-9, 5-7 WCC)

  • Head Coach: Herb Sendek
  • Alma Mater: Carnegie Mellon, 1985
  • Career Record: 475-355 (26th)
  • Record at Santa Clara: 62-60 (4th)

Game Information

  • TV: CBS Sports Network
  • TV Talent: Michael Grady (play-by-play), Ryan Hollins (analyst)
  • Live Video:
  • Radio: BYU Sports Network, BYU Radio Sirius XM 143/89.1 FM HD2, KSL 102.7 FM/1160 AM
  • Radio Talent: Greg Wrubell (play-by-play), Mark Durrant (analyst)
  • Live Stats:

Series Information

  • Series Record: *31/27-6
  • Last Meeting: BYU won 80-74, 1/12/19
  • H/A/N: *17/15-2|11/10-4|3/2-0
    *Wins in 2016 and 2017 vacated by NCAA

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