Austin Rustand | Posted: 15 Feb 2023 | Updated: 20 Jul 2023

Cougars take on Santa Clara and San Francisco in season's final road trip

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Arielle Mackey-Williams dribbles down the floor in a win over LMU.

PROVO, Utah – After last week's home split, BYU women's basketball will hit the road to visit Santa Clara on Thursday and San Francisco on Saturday. Thursday's game tips off at 6 p.m. PST while Saturday will start at 2 p.m. PST with both games being streamed on the WCC Network.

Saturday's game against San Francisco will also be available on the following television networks: NBC Sports Bay Area, ROOT Sports NW, AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain, Bally Sports SoCal, Bally Sports San Diego, Bally Sports Arizona, Bally Sports North, Bally Sports Southwest, Bally Sports Wisconsin, Bally Sports Detroit, Bally Sports Great Lakes, Bally Sports Ohio, Bally Sports Sun, Bally Sports Southeast.

While the game will also be available on the WCC Network, however it will be geo blocked in the NBC Sports Bay Area, ROOT Sports NW, Bally Sports San Diego and Bally Sports SoCal territories. The WCC will share a coverage map on the Where to Watch page before Saturday's game. 

BYU (13-12, 8-6) vs. Santa Clara (14-13, 5-9)
Thursday, Feb. 16
6 p.m. PST
Leavey Center
TV/Stream: WCC Network
Live Stats

BYU (12-11, 7-5) vs. LMU (6-18, 3-10)
Saturday, Feb. 18
2 p.m. PST
War Memorial Gymnasium
TV/Stream: WCC Network
Live Stats

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BYU Game Notes


  • SANTA CLARA (FEB 16). The Broncos welcome the Cougars to the Leavey Center having lost four of their last five since taking down BYU at the Marriott Center on Jan. 21, 69-59. Santa Clara scores 70.3 points per game and has shot 43.0 percent in conference play. The Broncos have three double-figure scorers with Tess Heal leading the way with 16.9 points.
  • SAN FRANCISCO (FEB 18). The Cougars took down the Dons 78-59 in the last meeting on Jan. 19 at the Marriott Center. San Francisco comes into the contest having lost three of their last four, the win coming at Saint Mary’s  a 69-66 win. The Dons have three players scoring in double-figures with Ioanna Krimili leading the way with 17.8 points per game.
  • LAST GAME. The Cougars come into the Leavey Center after taking down the LMU Lions 67-42 at home last Saturday. Lauren Gustin led the way for BYU with 21 points, 17 rebounds and four assists. The Cougar defense held the Lions to 28-percent shooting, 26.6 from behind the arc and forced 13 turnovers in the win.
  • CONFERENCE PLAY. BYU is 8-6 in league play and currently in alone in fourth place, behind Gonzaga (13-1), Portland (12-2) and San Diego (9-5). San Francisco and Santa Clara are 6th and 8th in the league, respectively.
  • SCORING DUO. BYU has two players averaging double-figure scoring with Nani Falatea and Lauren Gustin. Gustin leads with 16.3 points per game while Falatea is at 15.1 points per game, both in the top 10 of the WCC. Falatea has topped 20 points in five games while Gustin has logged nine 20-point games and a career-high 30 against Pepperdine.
  • NATION’S BEST. Forward Lauren Gustin was just named one of 10 final candidates for the 2023 Katrina McClain Award, her second-consecutive year with that honor. She leads the nation with 16.4 rebounds per game and 411 total rebounds. She is tied for first in double-doubles with 23 in 25 games. The junior from Salem, Utah has posted 20 or more rebounds seven times this year to lead the country. Gustin was recently named to the Naismith College Women’s Defensive Player of the Year Award watch list.
  • MILESTONES. With 21 points and 17 rebounds against LMU, Lauren Gustin now has 409 total points and 411 total rebounds this season, becoming the first player across all divisions of NCAA basketball, men or women, to notch the 400/400 mark this season. Gustin is just the third BYU women’s player to have 400/400 in a season, behind Tina Gunn Robison and Jennifer Hamson.

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