Norma Bertoch | Posted: 16 Dec 2019 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

BYU plays San Jose State and No.4 Oregon State in Maui

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The team celebrates against Utah

PROVO, Utah— BYU women’s basketball closes out its nonconference schedule at the Maui Jim Maui Classic in Lahaina, Hawaii on Dec.18-19.

The Cougars take on San Jose State on Wednesday, Dec. 18 and No. 4 Oregon State on Thursday, Dec. 19. Wednesday’s contest tips off at 5:30 p.m. HT with Thursday’s game tipping off at 7:30 p.m. HT. Both matchups will be carried live online on and online on


  • The Cougars are 4-4 on the year heading into the last week of nonconference play
  • With 397 total wins, head coach Jeff Judkins is the all-time winningest men’s or women’s BYU basketball head coach. He needs three wins to reach 400 victories, a coaching milestone
  • Paisley Johnson leads the team in scoring averaging 16 points per game; senior guard Brenna Chase Drollinger follows contributing 11.7 points per contest; Drollinger currently ranks 28th all-time in career points with 1,031
  • Maria Albiero tops the leaderboard in assists with a 3.8 average; Drollinger leads in steals with a 2.1 average; Sara Hamson leads the way in rebounds and blocks, pulling down 8.9 boards a game and getting 3.8 bocks a contest
  • In seven of the eight games played, BYU has had three players score in double figures, four put up double-digit points in the home win over Utah Valley on Dec. 14


  • San Jose State has compiled an 8-3 record to date and is on a three-game win streak; the Spartans were selected to finish in last place in the 11-member Mountain West Conference race; SJ State is the fourth team that BYU has played this year; they beat Fresno State and Utah State and lost to Boise State
  • Sophomore guard Azyhiana Basallo is one of three Spartan players recording double figures in points with a 21.3 average; junior forward Tyra Whitehead is next in scoring with a 15.3 average, Megan Anderson, a junior guard rounds out the scoring with a 10.5 average; Whitehead also averages 9.2 rebounds per game
  • San Jose State is averaging 84. 6 points a game while grabbing 36.3 boards a contest
  • Head coach Jamie Craighead is in her sixth season at San Jose State where she has compiled a 72-124 record
  • In the series history, BYU leads the series 3-2 and this is the first time the two teams have met since 1999


  • Oregon State enters the Maui Jim Maui Classic with a perfect 9-0 record; the No.4 ranked Beavers are the fourth team from the Pac-12 that the Cougars play this season; BYU is 0-3 against those opponents
  • The Beavers have a balanced scoring threat with four players scoring in double digits, led by a double-double from senior guard Mikayla Pivec with 16.1 points and 10.4 rebounds a game, guard Destiny Slocum is next with 14.6 points, teammate Taylor Jones is contributing 13.6 points while Aleah Goodman averages 10.8 points a contest; Pivec also leads the away in assists and steals with 5.9 and 1.8 averages; Kennedy Brown gets the most blocks with a 2.0 average
  • Oregon State is averaging 78.9 points and 45.2 rebounds a game; the team was selected to finish third in the Pac-12 race
  • In his 10th season with the Beavers, head coach Scott Rueck has compiled a 214-97 record
  • Oregon State has a 7-4 advantage in the series with BYU

BYU opens up West Coast Conference action on the road at LMU on Dec. 28 and Pepperdine on Dec. 30.


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