Tyson Jex | Posted: 27 Dec 2022 | Updated: 20 Jan 2023

BYU opens West Coast Conference play on Thursday at Pacific

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Dallin Hall drives to the basketball against Weber State on December 22, 2022.

PROVO, Utah – BYU opens West Coast Conference play on Thursday, December 29, when the Cougars travel to Stockton, Calif. to take on Pacific. Tip is scheduled for 6 p.m. PST at the Alex G. Spanos Center.

Thursday’s contest will be broadcast on the WCC Network. Greg Wrubell will also be on the call on the BYU Sports Network on BYU Radio Sirius XM 143 and KSL 102.7/1160 AM.

BYU Notes (10-5 0-0 WCC)

  • BYU enters West Coast Conference play on a five-game win streak following its 63-57 victory over Weber State last Thursday at the Marriott Center.
  • Fousseyni Traore scored a team-high 17 points in the Cougars 23rd straight home victory over the Wildcats, marking the sixth straight game he has scored in double figures.
  • According to Sports Reference, Dallin Hall’s 53 assists are the second-most by any freshman in NCAA Division I men’s basketball.

Head Coach – Mark Pope

  • Alma Mater: Kentucky, 1996
  • Division I Career Record: 155-57 (8th Season)
  • Record at BYU:  78-31 (4th Season)

Pacific Notes (7-8, 0-0 WCC)

  • Pacific extended its win streak to three games with a 74-65 victory over Lamar in its last game on December 20.
  • Pacific ranks 20th in the nation in 3-point percentage percent as the Tigers are shooting 39.3 percent from downtown.
  • Luke Avdalovic ranks first in the WCC in 3-point percentage as the redshirt senior has made 59.7 percent for his attempts from behind the arc.

Head Coach – Leonard Perry

  • Alma Mater: Idaho, 1995
  • Division I Career Record: 63-127 (7th Season)
  • Record at Pacific: 15-30 (2nd Season)

Series Information

  • Series Record: BYU leads 16-7
  • Last Meeting: Pacific won 76-73, 1/29/22
  • H/A/N: 8-2/7-4/1-1

Broadcast Information

  • Streamed Video: WCC Network
  • Streamed Audio: BYU Radio Sirius XM 143, KSL 102.7/1160 AM, BYURadio.org, BYU Radio app
  • Radio Talent: Greg Wrubell
  • Live stats: BYUCougars.com

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